Physiotherapist (Aged Care) – VIC, NSW, QLD

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About the job

An exciting opportunity exists for a Physiotherapists to join our driven and passionate Residential Care Services team in the following locations

  • Tamworth (NSW)
  • Ballarat (VIC)
  • Mornington (VIC)
  • Brisbane & Surrounds (QLD)
  • South Yarra (VIC)

This opportunity is well suited for those looking to make a difference to the quality of life of clients with the support of innovative Aged Care providers.

We are seeking both experienced or early career Physiotherapists, ideally with experience working in the Aged Care sector. As we enter an exciting period of growth and change across the aged care sector, we are looking for those who embrace this change and want to help shape the growth and development of our service in addition to their clinical role.

Here at UPG, you will find a group of physiotherapists who are passionate about delivering exceptional care in across multiple health care settings. Broadly, our group works in aged care facilities and in the community across VIC, NSW, QLD, TAS and WA improving the quality of life for thousands of aged care clients. In addition we have a Flagship Studio where we provide Pilates, Yoga and Private Physiotherapy service along with sports physiotherapy services to local clubs. As a member of the UPG team, you will have an incredible opportunity to work across a variety of settings in addition to your Residential Care caseload.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Completing comprehensive assessments, formulating plans and delivering treatment to clients
  • Correspondence with residents, families, nursing, medical practitioners, allied health practitioners case managers and equipment suppliers
  • Exercise prescription and review, including leading of exercise groups
  • Liaising with the broader clinical team and facility management to deliver tailored care plans and assist clients to achieve their goals
  • Managing your daily schedule effectively including clinical and non-clinical tasks
  • Participating in ongoing Professional Development and developing skills through individual mentoring and team learning events
  • Delivering Falls prevention workshops, Manual Handling and other education to staff
  • Opportunities to work within Community Services in the region

For experienced applicants looking for leadership and development opportunities, we can offer:

  • Unrivalled opportunities for career growth and leadership development
  • Opportunities to develop skills in service development, process and quality improvement and change management.
  • Progression to other areas of UPG including Community, Private Practice and Sport coverage.
  • A chance to work closely with experienced Allied Health leaders

Qualifications and Skills

  • A Bachelor of Physiotherapy OR an equivalent internationally (and APA) recognised qualification
  • AHPRA Registration (General Registration or existing Limited Registration preferred)
  • Clinical skills to perform comprehensive Assessment, Treatment, Risk Assessments
  • Appropriate working visas
  • A National Police Certificate
  • NDIS Check/Working with Children Check
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team

Benefits and Perks

  • A highly competitive remuneration package including superannuation, paid annual and sick leave
  • Comprehensive orientation including a supportive environment and support from senior management
  • Ongoing training and professional development and subsidy support for external training that you choose to do
  • Autonomy to manage your schedule around the teams need and operational requirements
  • Further opportunities in leadership positions
  • Social events and great work life balance
  • Opportunities to travel between VIC, NSW, QLD, TAS & WA, including for learning and development events
  • Sponsorship opportunities available for regional locations

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $70,000.00 – $100,000.00 per year plus super

Summary of role requirements:

  • Looking for candidates available to work:
    • Monday: Morning, Afternoon
    • Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon
    • Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon
    • Thursday: Morning, Afternoon
    • Friday: Morning, Afternoon
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience required for this role
  • Work visa can be provided for this role
  • Expected start date for role: 01 December 2023

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