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Exercise Physiologist Level 1/2

HammondCare

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 05/12/2017

Job Category:

Sport & Recreation / Exercise & Sports Science

Job description:
  • An exciting part time opportunity (13hrs/week, Tuesday/Thursday locum) for either a level 1 or 2 exercise physiologist based at Greenwich Hospital, NSW
  • Tuesday/Thursday locum until 20/12/2018
  • HammondCare is a NSW Health affiliated organisation with continuity of NSW Health entitlements
  • Work within a supportive and friendly team

About HammondCare

HammondCare is an independent Christian charity that exists to improve quality of life for people in need.

We specialise in aged and dementia care, palliative care, rehabilitation, mental health services for older people, and other related health and aged care services. HammondCare seeks to embed evidence based best practice in its services and we provide these services through home care, sub-acute hospitals and residential aged care.

Bringing these health, hospital and aged care services together, HammondCare has been able to develop innovative, flexible care models designed to serve people with complex health or aged care needs, regardless of their circumstances.

HammondCare works to provide its staff with support, career development opportunities, education, responsibility and recognition, work/life balance, and satisfying roles.

More about the role

The role of the Level 1/ 2 Exercise Physiologist is to work within the Mission and Mission in Action of HammondCare to ensure a high standard of Exercise Physiology service is provided to patients of the Hospital, along with appropriate support and advice to their carers. The Exercise Physiologist will participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure a patient centred, evidence based, continuous quality improvement work environment that is consistent with the values and ethics of HammondCare and Exercise and Sports Science Australia.

The essence of this role:

  • Provision of effective and efficient Exercise Physiology service to clients and appropriate support and advice to their carers
  • Participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in assessing patients’ level of functional mobility and care needs, setting care goals and providing appropriate treatment.
  • Participate as a member of the HammondCare team in the application of the organisation’s Mission and values to the pursuit of its objectives in a client centred, continuous quality improvement work environment

About you

ESSENTIAL

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
  • A tertiary qualification in Exercise Physiology and accreditation as an Exercise Physiologist with ESSA
  • Minimum 1 year of post graduate clinical experience
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated organisation and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Empathy and patience

DESIRABLE

  • Previous practical experience or knowledge in providing Exercise Physiology Services in a Rehabilitation or Aged Care setting
  • Experience or interest in Tai Chi

HammondCare offers its staff competitive salaries, excellent training & development opportunities, a supportive environment and a fabulous benefits program. As HammondCare is a NSW Health affiliated organisation, all NSW Health transferrable entitlements will be recognised by HammondCare, in accordance with Public health System Nurses’ and Midwives (State Award) and the Crown Employees Nurses’ (State Award). For more info check out our website: www.hammond.com.au/careers.

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For an information pack, including the selection criteria, and details on how to apply, please click on link below:

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For any specific queries not answered by the information pack, please contact Eliza Orchiston, 99038340 or 0467 493 730

Closing Date: 28 December 2017

All short listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check.