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Apply now Job no: 493719
Work type: Part - Time (Auto)
Location: Western Melbourne
Categories: Physiotherapist
Position Description

Allied Services and Wellbeing Practitioner – Occupational Therapist

Division:   Quality, Innovation and Safeguards
Location:  Sunshine Office
Type:         Permanent Part Time, Physiotherapist Grade 2                             
Job reference: 493719                     

Are you a Physiotherapist seeking a fulfilling, flexible new role? Could you provide exceptional support for Yooralla's customers to achieve their goals and do you share our values? Then why not join the passionate Yooralla allied health or specialist behaviour support team?
For a limited time, Yooralla is offering financial bonuses to any established allied health professional (grade two and above), registered psychologist or established specialist behaviour support practitioner who joins our experienced, supportive team. This role is eligible.

You will receive a $1,500 (gross) bonus paid on commencement of your employment in an eligible role with Yooralla, and you'll receive a further $1,500 (gross) on successful completion of your six-month probation. If you're referred to us by a current Yooralla Allied Services or Specialist Behaviour Support employee, then the person who referred you will also receive $1,500 (gross) as a thank you for referring you. 

This applies to all applications for eligible roles received by 31 January 2022. 

About Us

At Yooralla, we believe that exceptional customer service starts with employees who love what they do.  Our people are committed to supporting people with disabilities to live the life they choose and obtaining the best possible outcomes for our customers. We have played an active role in improving public awareness and progressing the nature of disability support in Australia for almost 100 years.

About the Role

The Allied Services and Wellbeing team is currently seeking an experienced Physiotherapist to join its established team in Melbourne's Western Suburbs on a permanent part time basis.

An opportunity exists for a Physiotherapist who enjoys working in a person centred, dynamic environment providing support predominantly with adult customers. The practitioner will have the opportunity to work as part of a transdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team and best utilise their area of practice/interest. 

The Physiotherapist is responsible for supporting our customers to achieve their goals in relation to living the life they choose using evidence based practice from within their own discipline and scope of practice. The position will hold strong understanding of working with a human rights practice framework, transdisciplinary models of support and have excellent and proven clinical skills in their area of practice.

About You:

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Previous relevant Physiotherapist experience
  • A relevant Tertiary qualification in a relevant field
  • Post Graduate qualification in a relevant area is desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current National Police Record Check
  • International Police Check (if required)
  • Full Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Agreement to utilise personal vehicle when pool car is unavailable

Working with Yooralla

We employ individuals dedicated to providing quality, sustainable and flexible services, that uphold human rights and create opportunities, empowering individuals to live the life they choose. Yooralla has a long history of working to build a world where people with disability are equal citizens.

We offer

  • An attractive remuneration package with excellent tax benefits
  • A rewarding career in a growing service sector
  • A flexible, supportive and friendly team environment
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • The opportunity to work alongside and empower people with disability to reach their maximum potential
  • Ongoing training, team support and professional development

For further information please contact Kim Magee on 9633 6916.

Please visit our website to access a copy of the position description and to apply for this vacancy.

We believe in diversity, inclusion and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognize the benefits that diversity and inclusion brings, and in turn encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a disability to apply.

Appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening such as NDIS Worker Screening Check, Inherent Position Requirements Employee Declaration, Working with Children Check,  Reference Checks, Disqualified Carer Check and AHPRA Registration Check. This role is only available to Australian Residents or to those who hold the right to work in Australia. Yooralla is an equal opportunity employer.

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