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Physiotherapist - Central Sydney


Employer: Lifestart Co-operative Ltd
Work Type/s: Full Time, Part Time
Classification/s: Disability Services, Health Care & Allied Health
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 23 May, 2019.
Applications close: 24 May, 2019.

About Lifestart

Lifestart is a leading provider of specialised therapy and support for children and young people (aged 0-24yrs) living with disability or developmental delay and their families/carers. We are passionate about and committed to ensuring all children and young people are able to participate inclusively and meaningfully in their community and are seeking likeminded professionals to join our team.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Physiotherapist to join our Central Sydney Team, providing flexible and mobile support to children and young people aged 0 to 24 years. This is a permanent full-time position with a focus on supporting clients in the surrounding suburbs of Bankstown through to the Shire. Using a collaborative team approach, the role will primarily see you managing a varied caseload providing intervention, support and strategies for children and young people with disability or developmental delay, and their families.

Key elements of this role include using person and family-centred approaches to undertake assessment and planning activities as well as providing therapeutic interventions and capacity building strategies tailored to the individual, their family/carers and environments. Working within a multi-disciplinary team, you will also share your expertise to collaborate with other allied health professionals.

Skills and Experience

  • A degree qualification in Physiotherapy
  • Current professional registration (AHPRA)
  • 2-3 years’ Physiotherapy experience, preferably with children and young people with disability or development delay.
  • A commitment to working flexibly in response to families' individualised needs and priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience working in inclusive environments.
  • The ability to work sensitively with families from diverse cultural backgrounds and complex needs.

To be considered for this role you must have a current Working with Children Check and hold a current Drivers Licence and access to a registered vehicle to perform the role.

Our Culture and Benefits

At Lifestart, we value and support the development and success of each individual. We offer our staff a range of benefits including:

  • Varied role working in a collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Well-developed leadership structure with ongoing learning development, mentoring and peer support
  • Above award salary, salary packaging (increase your take home pay) and novated leasing
  • Access to the latest technology to enable effective supports in the child/family’s natural environment
  • Opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking organisation within the Disability Sector
  • Be rewarded by equipping children with all abilities to lead inclusive lives within their community

In return for your expertise, you will receive a highly competitive remuneration package with the opportunity to salary sacrifice up to $18,550 per year and enjoy an inclusive culture where our people are motivated, challenged and rewarded for their contribution.

How to apply for this job

To apply, please submit a copy of your application with your preferred working region to careers@lifestart.org.au, using the subject line: Physiotherapist - Central Sydney Team application via EthicalJobs. Your application must include an updated CV and Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria.

For further information contact our HR team on (02) 9364 0111.

Applications close: Friday, 24 May 2019.

Lifestart welcomes applications from culturally and linguistically diverse candidates, suitably qualified people who may have a disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.