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Physiotherapist Grade 2 or 3

  • Ballarat, VIC, Australia, 3350
  • Full time

About us

VMCH are a Catholic not-for-profit organisation, providing services including affordable housing, residential aged care, retirement living, community and disability services and specialist education to 7,600 people across Victoria. We operate in over 50 locations, have 2,600+ employees and over 600 volunteers maintaining our 24/7 service to vulnerable people across Victoria.

About the role

VMCH is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Physiotherapist who has a genuine interest in the health and wellbeing of older adults and is passionate about providing quality, person centred care to join its supportive Allied Health team.

In this role, you will undertake a varied and diverse workload, and provide interventions in home and community-based settings for clients accessing our intensive Short-Term Restorative Care program and CHSP program, making a difference to their independence and wellbeing.

Working predominantly in client homes, the Physiotherapist will:

  • Provide practical solutions to promote independence, function and mobility at home and in the community
  • Work with a diverse range of clients and health conditions
  • Develop goals and care plans to assist clients to remain at home and active in their local community
  • Advise on walking aids, mobility, exercise and balance and develop and facilitate home and community-based exercise programs
  • Undertake teaching and training opportunities with local VMCH program

Skills & experience

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) with current AHPRA registration
  • Broad knowledge and experience in the planning, implementation, delivery and evaluation of Physiotherapy programs within home and community-setting
  • Knowledge of the ageing process and understanding of various funding streams and service options for clients
  • Proven experience in establishing and maintaining effective and professional relationships and building rapport 
  • Self-motivated with a high level of communication, organisational and time management skills
  • Current valid Drivers license 

Benefits

  • Salary packaging up to $15,900/year plus additional benefit of a Meals & Entertainment card 
  • Fully maintained VMCH vehicle
  • Competitive salary, regular performance reviews
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Career pathways
  • A positive and supportive workplace culture 

As an employee of VMCH you will be provided with ongoing personal and professional development, career pathways opportunities, a positive and supportive workplace culture and excellent salary packaging benefits.

 

If you meet the above criteria and are passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives, we would love to hear from you!

 

To work at VMCH, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, an Australian Criminal History Check, Evidence of 2021 Flu Vaccination & COVID-19 Vaccination, together with a Victorian Employee Working with Children Check. You may also be required to supply an International Police Check.

 

 We do not accept unsolicited resumes, emails and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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