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Physiotherapist Adult/NDIS Grade 1 or 2 : Broadford

Position Description:

  • Grade 1 or 2 Adults and NDIS
  • Full or Part-time with accrued day off
  • Benefits include Flexible work arrangements and Salary Packaging,
  • Online learning management system
  • Clinical education provided and Career development
  • Easy commute and train services from Melbourne
  • * This position may be eligible for Relocation/Retention grant of up to $3,000

Nexus community health have an opportunity for Grade 1 or 2 Physiotherapist who is passionate about making a difference to the lives of rural communities. Working in their dynamic friendly team across all Nexus sites and also on an outreach basis and in client homes where appropriate.

The Physiotherapy role forms part of the Adult Allied Health Team, which includes a variety of allied health disciplines who work together including participating in case conferencing and multidisciplinary care planning where appropriate.

The Physiotherapist will fulfill a flexible role in the provision of physiotherapy services by assessment and evidence-based treatment, development and regular review of Care Plans to adult and NDIS clients with  neurological, spinal, musculoskeletal and pain related conditions and other disabilities using a person-centred approach.

The role is designed to provide timely specialist physiotherapy assessment and intervention to clients through a number of funding sources; for example, NDIS, My Aged Care (Commonwealth Home Support Program and Home Care Packages), Community Health and MBS.

Grade 2 Physios will also have opportunity to supervise and support Grade 1 Physios and students, Allied Health Assistants and other students undertaking placements.  There is also Health education/Promotion responsibilities and you will play a role in the planning, implementation and evaluation processes of program development and projects.

This is great opportunity to join an innovative organisation that values staff , evidence-based best practice standards, environmental sustainability and participates in a variety of activities to support their local communities.

Key Selection Criteria: (Please address this in your cover letter)

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
  • Registration with AHPRA
  • Experience in working with clients with a disability who have an NDIS Plan
  • Understanding of the knowledge and skills required in working with diverse members of the community (desirable)
  • Eligible and willing to provide service under a variety of funding sources and to obtain practitioner provider numbers as required
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills and a philosophy of person-centred care and client empowerment
  • Ability to provide timely specialist physiotherapy assessment and intervention to clients through variety of funding sources, specifically NDIS but also My Aged Care, MBS and Community Health.
  • Membership of the Australian Physiotherapy Association (desirable)
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Current Victorian Driver’s license

Practice Details:

With a 40 year history, Nexus Primary Health (Nexus) pride themselves on being the “go to” organisation for primary health information and person-centred services , with offices located in Broadford, Wallan, Seymour and Kinglake and across the Mitchell, Murrindindi, Greater Shepparton and Strathbogie Shires. Some services are provided on an outposted or outreach arrangement. Nexus is committed to excellence in the delivery of holistic, accessible, community-based health services that meet quality and safety standards. They strive to develop innovative programs and services and actively encourage community members to be responsible for their own well-being. Nexus is a health-promoting workplace that actively celebrates and promotes diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees. They encourage job applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTI community and people from culturally diverse backgrounds

About Broadford: Located between Melbourne and Seymour, Broadford is a vibrant town with strong links to the years gone by. Located close to many natural attractions, including Mt. Disappointment State Forrest, Mt. Piper, Mt. Sugarloaf and the Tallarook Ranges. If you’re into sightseeing or bushwalking, we recommend exploring the glorious Mt. Piper. The views from the top of this natural beauty will not disappoint and you might get the opportunity to see the rare Ant Blue Butterfly.  In the centre of town, you will find a vibrant township with cafés, bakeries, parks and country pubs.

To apply: Send your resume and cover letter answering the Key Selection Criteria to screeningahn@rwav.com.au or call Angela Phillips on 03 93497837 for a confidential chat

Overview

Vacancy ID:
18126
Location:

MM5

Broadford
Job Title:
Physiotherapist (Adults) Grade 1 or 2
Part Time/Full Time:
Both
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice

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