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Reference Number 18663
Position Title Paediatric Physiotherapist
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Brisbane South
Hours Per Week 22.80
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  • Permanent Part Time Opportunity
  • Brisbane Location
  • Flexible Working Arranagements & Generous Salary Packaging Benefits

Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

We support more than 27,500 people of all ages and life stages, and circumstances. We do this through 28 Vision Australia centres in Victoria, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia; 30 clinics; and through outreach programs in the Northern Territory and Tasmania.

An exciting opportunity awaits a Physiotherapist who is experienced in paediatrics to join our team in Brisbane, but will need to be able to travel to service regional areas as part of an outreach schedule.

Responsibilities 

As a Paediatric Physiotherapist at Vision Australia you will: 

  • Use a strengths based approach to develop, plan and evaluate Physiotherapy services/recommendations that reflect the needs and goals of the school, the children and their families.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure children’s optimal participation in school based and recreational activities. These stakeholders include schools, teachers and other service providers.
  • Provide appropriate and effective management strategies and programs to clients and their families who receive services from Vision Australia.
  • Provide both individual and group physiotherapy intervention programs to achieve maximum independence and participation in activities important to the client.

Requirements

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Recognised qualification in Physiotherapy as recognised by the Australian Health Professional Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Previous experience providing physiotherapy services for children
  • Planning, implementing and evaluating programs.
  • Running effective individual and group programs.
  • Provision of physiotherapy interventions to improve independence and function.

Working as part of Vision Australia you will enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

  • Friendly values based working environments
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

We’re always on the lookout for energetic, motivated people who share our values to be Person Centred, Accountable, Collaborative, Commercially Focused and Agile.

Do you want to become a part of a team that supports a future where our clients have the opportunity like never before to live the life they choose? Please select the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process.

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Candidates should address the essential job competencies as outlined the position description and should also consider and be able to demonstrate Vision Australia’s organisational values which are central to the organisation’s culture. Applications should be uploaded as a word file. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons.

As part of Vision Australia’s commitment to being an inclusive employer and embedding a culture where staff, volunteers and clients can be themselves and feel safe, and to protecting the best interests and safety of children and vulnerable people, successful applicants will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children.

For more information about working at Vision Australia go to www.visionaustralia.org/careers 

We encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

Contact Person Sonia Herbert
Contact Number 0737272322
Closing Date 19/03/2018
Position Description
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