Job No: HH555
Location: Mawson Lakes

Job Title: Physiotherapist
Job Type: Fixed Term Part Time - 0.6 FTE
Location: Mawson Lakes
Closing Date: Wednesday 29 May 2019

About Us
Helping Hand is one of South Australia’s most highly recognized and respected aged care organisations. This not-for-profit has been providing services to older South Australians through home care, retirement living, respite and residential care for more than 65 years and employs more than 1500 people in Adelaide and across regional communities. Helping Hand is an innovator and leader in the field of aged care services - best known by our reputation for quality, choice and professionalism. Helping Hand is a values-based employer that understands the important contribution of our staff, our clients and our community.

An opportunity now exists for a Physiotherapist to join our Health Care Services team on a Fixed Term Part time basis (0.6 FTE), contract ending in January 2020. This position will be based at Mawson Lakes, working across our residential facilities and community services within the Adelaide Metro region. Working closely with the Senior Physiotherapist, the Physiotherapist is responsible for assessing, treating and preventing disorders in human movement caused by injury or disease and works to prevent disease and disability through physical means. In conjunction with our Allied Health team, the physiotherapist will provide leadership and role modeling, particularly in the areas of contemporary and best practice allied health service and quality assurance programs.


To be successful in this role you will have experience in assessing and evaluating functional needs of clients and supervising staff involved in the provision of groups and physiotherapy services along with experience in working with a management group to plan the efficient use of resources to provide high quality community services. A demonstrated commitment to efficiently meeting the needs of external and internal clients and a high level of interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and the ability to be cross culturally sensitive is essential.

Please note If you are a new graduate we understand you may have limited work experience, but we would be looking for:

/ Willingness to learn,
/ Dedication,
/ Commitment,
/ Ability to apply your knowledge,
/ Quick to think on your feet,
/ Strong interpersonal skills
/ Ability to initiate and maintain effective working relationships

Benefits & Perks

/ Excellent salary sacrifice benefits
/ Ongoing training and development opportunities
/ Supportive and friendly working environment
/ Supportive and committed leadership

To view the position description for this role, please click here.

For confidential enquiries contact Marta Skibicki, Senior Physiotherapist 0418 657 584.

Applications close Wednesday 29 May 2019
All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and hold a current national police check or be willing to obtain one.
All current Helping Hand employees must notify their manager of their intent to apply.

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