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Reference Number 10293
Position Title Physiotherapist
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Department Therapy LSW
Location Bunbury
Enterprise Agreement Classification Senses Collective Agreem - Professional
Salary $32.00 to $41.00
Position Summary

Are you a therapist looking to make a difference in the lives of people with a disability? If so this is the perfect opportunity for you!

 

Senses Australia has been providing world class disability services to the Western Australian community for more than 120 years. Every day, we help well over 650 children, adults and seniors with a wide range of disabilities reach their full potential. The number of individuals choosing Senses Australia as their provider of choice is growing more and more each week – this is why we need you to join our team!

 

Senses Australia has recently opened a local Bunbury hub and we are looking for a part-time Physiotherapist to deliver services across the Southwest regional area. We are seeking a candidate whose values align with ours, strives for excellence and are passionate in providing the best possible service to people with a disability. Our allied health professionals encourage clients and their families to have choice and control over their services, achieve their goals in their individual plans including improved wellbeing, healthier relationships, participation in their chosen community and independence.

 

Snapshot of the role:

  • Permanent Part-time role 15.20 hours per week
  • Providing Physiotherapy services to clients within Senses Australia’s Disability Professional Services.
  • Assess, plan and develop discipline specific programs and regimes relevant to client’s individual service plans.
  • Assess and prescribe adaptive and therapeutic equipment as required to meet individual client needs.
  • Provide direction, instructions and guidance to the team to meet needs.
  • Act as a consultant to other professionals, support staff, caregivers and local community regarding specific services provided to the client

 

What is in it for you?

  • Car allowance and Higher Remuneration Rates are available
  • Salary sacrificing options up to $15,899
  • Healthy work life balance
  • A supportive, multidiscipline team based workplace
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Career development opportunities

 

Essential:

  • Must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and maintain yearly registration.
  • Understanding of and a commitment to the Professional Code of Ethics, Code of Conduct and the National Standards for Disability Services.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication (listening, oral and written) skills.  
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, resolve conflict and work collaboratively within a team.                           
  • Effective time management and caseload management skills.  
  • Ability to evaluate and adapt services as required.
  • National Police Clearance (Obtained in the last 6 months).
  • Hold a current and valid First Aid Certificate (with at least 12 months validity left).
  • Hold a current WA Working with Children Card (WWCC).
  • Possession of a valid WA class C driver’s licence.

 

Desirable:

  • Previous experience working in a regional community setting.
  • Previous experience working with clients with disabilities and their families and caregivers.
  • Knowledge or experience with equipment and assistive technology.
  • Membership of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and relevant special interest groups.

 

How to Apply:

Click on the apply button and follow the onscreen prompts to complete your online application.  The system will prompt you to answer the selection criteria. Please ensure you submit your latest resume and a cover letter that addresses the reason you are applying for this position.

For further information please contact our recruitment team via email on recruitment@senses.org.au   

Please note: only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted and the position may be filled prior to the stated closing date.

We do not accept applications via email or calls from recruitment agencies.

Senses Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and encourages social and cultural diversity. We are also committed to maintaining a non-smoking environment.

Selection Criteria Essential: Must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and maintain yearly registration.
Essential: Hold a current National Police Certificate (less than six (6) months old)
Essential: Hold a current Working with Children Card
Essential: Possession of a valid WA driver's licence.
Essential: Hold a current and valid First Aid Certificate.
Desirable: Previous experience working with people with complex needs.
Desirable: Knowledge or experience with equipment and assistive technology.
Desirable: Effective interpersonal and communication (listening, oral and written) skills.
Contact Person
Alternate Contact Person Senses Australia Recruitment Team
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Email recruitment@senses.org.au
Closing Date 20/12/2019
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AESDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.