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Physiotherapist

  • 493511
  • Aged Care - Home and Community
  • Full time permanent

About the opportunity

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Physiotherapist to join our friendly, supportive and dynamic Home and Community Care team on a permanent part-time basis.

Due to increasing service delivery growth within our region, we are looking for an exceptional candidate to manage a diverse portfolio, working within our Home Care Package team.

The role is based in Blacktown with clients across the Western Sydney, Nepean and occasionally South West Sydney. 

The Physiotherapist will provide relevant professional services based on the needs and goals of the individual client. Key responsibilities will include; 

  • In home assessments and reports
  • Development of programs to address strength and balance
  • Mobility equipment assessment and recommendations
  • Facilitating, monitoring and reviewing individual exercise programs

About you

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Physiotherapy and current registration with the NSW Physiotherapy Board
  • Current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA) registration
  • Demonstrated clinical experience in the delivery of Physiotherapy services for clients with chronic, aged and complex needs, designing and implementing client centred plans, managing complex client care and discharge planning
  • Demonstrated experience in assessment, planning and evaluating interventions, with the ability to exercise independent professional judgement with minimal direct supervision
  • Commitment to providing quality services and care to older people
  • Current First Aid or willingness to obtain
  • Current Australian Driver’s License and access to your own vehicle

Skills and experience

  • Previous experience working in an Aged Care environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and be confident working autonomously when required
  • Sound and proficient organisational skills with strong time management
  • Ability to prioritise competing workloads and tasks
  • Proficient in using computer applications including Microsoft office, client/data management systems and a willingness to learn new programs
  • Ability to organise and conduct health screening and functional assessments

Benefits & culture

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

  • Ongoing training & career development opportunities
  • Salary Packaging for permanent employees (visit Advantage Salary Packaging for more information)
  • Paid travel entitlements
  • Discounts with select retailers
  • An accessible employee assistance program to support your wellbeing

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a national police check and reference checks.

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