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Physiotherapist

Churches of Christ in Queensland - Brisbane City, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • New Grads encouraged to apply
  • Role with impact, for-purpose business
  • Southside base, with scope to travel
Churches of Christ in Queensland, Seniors Living, Brisbane

Physiotherapist

Permanent, full-time opportunity

About the role

An exciting opportunity for an allied health professional has arisen within our Greater Brisbane Region. In this role you will be involved in the implementation and continuous promotion of wellness and restorative care programs, including Pain Management Programs, exercise-based interventions and falls prevention. Aligned with the organisational 'positive wellbeing' model of care you will improve and maintain the mobility and independence of our residents. Some of the residents you will look after for years to come and the relationships you build with them and their families will be both meaningful and significant. This role will work with clients within both our residential services and our in home care model, and will have a base at Brigodoon, in Acacia Ridge.

You will also devise and deliver education programs based on the needs of the aged care sites and advise and educate staff on manual handling techniques appropriate to individual residents. Working with a dedicated team you will make a real difference to the quality of life of our residents whilst practicing a holistic model of care.

Churches of Christ Care's own Allied Health Team has steadily grown and has been responsible for several innovative programs. There will be regular opportunities for both internal and external continuing professional development.

About you

You are a dedicated Physiotherapist often commended on your enthusiasm, imagination, creativity and the ability to form relationships with a wide variety of people. With the ability to prioritise and manage workloads according to resident's needs, you are able to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplined work team.

Your experience and qualifications for the role should include:
  • Current AHPRA registration as a Physiotherapist;
  • Demonstrated time management skills and the ability to work within a multi-skilled team;
  • Current Senior First Aid certificate is highly desirable;
  • National Police Check, or the ability to acquire;
  • QLD Drivers license and access to a safe and insured vehicle.
Aged care experience is not required as you will be supported by an experienced team and very supportive management.

Please note, all employees working within our residential and community aged care will need to be immunised for Influenza. If you have already received your flu vaccination, we ask that you provide proof as part of the recruitment process.

Importantly, you will be someone who closely aligns with our organisational values of: Unconditional Love, Continual Innovation, Mutual Trust and Wise Stewardship.

Who we are

We offer over 200 services in more than 100 communities, positively impacting around 45,000 lives each year. Our care services range from children, youth and family services, early intervention and protection, affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Australia's largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations.

In particular, we operate 28 residential aged care services that include specialties such as dementia, palliative and respite care.

Imagine working for us

Our values encourage us to be accepting of differences and embrace all. Our size and variety offer you real choice and opportunities to grow your career. You'll also find we offer a family friendly work culture.

Remuneration packages come complete with salary-packaging benefits that can increase your take-home pay along with a generous five weeks of annual leave and the ability to purchase more (for eligible employees). To ensure your career can grow, we are constantly exploring innovative training and development programs. Most importantly, you will help us to positively impact the lives of thousands of vulnerable Australians. Just imagine that.

To apply

To apply for this position please click the "Apply" button and submit your resume and answer online questions about the role and locations you are interested in. For further information, please contact Elizabeth Love on 0438 880 034 or our recruitment team on 1300 595 942.

We actively encourage and invite applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all our positions.

Applications will be assessed as they are received

Job Ref: KC000174
Submitted: 23-04-2021
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Churches of Christ in Queensland

Brisbane City, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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