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Exercise Physiologist - Grade 1 or 2 - Community Therapy Services

Northern Health

Reference Number: [[id]]:  [[title]]  Employment Type: [[filter2]]  Location: [[custJobl]]   About Northern Health:  As an organisation we have a clear focus on how we service and partner with our community, including our strategy of helping the community stay well when at home. Our reputation of community minded, inclusive and progressive is matched to none. Northern Health is located in the rapidly growing northern suburbs with projected growth the biggest in the state.

With a booming, culturally rich and diverse community, and less than an hour’s drive from the CBD, Melbourne’s North is fast becoming the place to be  The Role: An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Exercise Physiologist (EP) - Grade 1 or 2 to join the team at Northern Health. The Grade 1 or 2 Exercise Physiologist will work in the Community Therapy Services (CTS) providing centre and home/community based interventions using an interdisciplinary approach. The caseload will be a mix of clients in the Commonwealth Home Support Package (CHSP) population (people aged 65 or over) as well as clients under 65 years old based in the Sub-Acute Ambulatory Services (SACS) providing rehabilitation to clients following a recent event resulting in jury, hospitalisation or recovering from illness.

Caseload will be based on EP referrals/demands for both areas. The Grade 1 or 2 EP will also have the opportunity to run various CTS groups (including specialty outpatient streams such as cardiac rehab and pain services) and run the community integration program with support from the other Grade 2 Exercise Physiologist onsite. Responsibilities of the role include completing comprehensive interdisciplinary assessment to determine clients’ needs and providing appropriate management plan.

The Grade 1 or 2 Exercise Physiologist will also have the opportunity to work collaboratively with other Exercise Physiologists across sites and the wider CTS team to achieve client focused goals and the strategic outcomes of the program as well as the EP Business Plan Projects. They will have the opportunity to supervise EP students and staff (based on Grade and as required), providing professional development to the wider team, assist with waitlist management, and play an integral part in driving activity for our Community Therapy Service. This role is a Part Time (64 hours per fortnight), fixed term position until 30 June 2023 and will be based at Bundoora Centre.

However there is opportunities to flex up hours if interested or similarly we would consider less hours/job share for suitable applicants. To be successful in this role you will have: Accreditation in Exercise Physiology with ESSA Well-developed interpersonal skills Well-developed organisational and time management skills Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills Skills in negotiation and conflict resolution Commitment to health promotion and.

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Date29 July 2022

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type Part Time

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