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Physiotherapist - Grade 2

Employer: cohealth
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Health Care & Allied Health
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 17 April, 2019.
Applications close: 02 May, 2019. (Expired)

  • Part time 0.8EFT
  • 0.6EFT ongoing + 0.2EFT until April 2020
  • Better Health Team located in Footscray

Are you currently registered with Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency as a Physiotherapist?

  • An opportunity to contribute to the care and quality of life for our clients
  • Join our positive, friendly and supportive work environment
  • Keep your work-life balance in check with the flexibility of part-time hours
  • Not for Profit ‘Salary Sacrificing' benefits on top of your salary

An exciting opportunity is available for a dynamic individual to join our welcoming Footscray Better Health Team. Comprising allied health, nursing and counselling health professionals. Our services are underpinned by principles of inter professional practice (IPP) and service coordination. Team members are also supported in utilising a strengths-based approach when working with clients.

You will be responsible for providing quality community based outpatient Physiotherapy services to individuals and groups. This includes assessment, diagnosis and treatment of clients with musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory and some neurological conditions from age six and above.

We require you to have the knowledge and ability to treat both acute and chronic conditions according to evidence-based practice; be able to draw on the findings of the assessment and diagnosis to ensure treatment is planned and provided utilising appropriate techniques.

This position will ideally be suited to someone who:

  • Holds a Tertiary Qualification in Physiotherapy with at least two years clinical Physiotherapy experience;
  • Experience as a Physiotherapist in a Community Health environment and/or demonstrated experience working with marginalised communities and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds;
  • Has demonstrated clinical competency in the areas of musculoskeletal cardiorespiratory and/or neurological outpatient physiotherapy;
  • Has demonstrated experience as a member of a multidisciplinary team, forming collaborative working relationships, as well as an ability to work independently;
  • Can demonstrate an understanding and commitment to the principles of community health; and
  • Has sound decision making skill, with a focus on identifying and understanding issues, problems and opportunities.

People accepting employment with cohealth are unable to access our services, some exemptions may apply.

Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number and criminal record history check).

Who is cohealth? For more information about cohealth and the services provided, please visit our website:

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