Job No: HH810
Location: Adelaide Metro

Job Title: Podiatrist
Job Type: Fixed Term Part Time (0.7 FTE) 
Sites:  Metro area across Residential Sites & Home Care
Closing Date: 18th January 2021

About Us 

Helping Hand is one of South Australia’s most highly recognised and respected aged care organisations. The 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 1400 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.


The Role

We now have a position available for a passionate Podiatrist to join our Metropolitan Community & Residential Services team. 

The Podiatrist is responsible for prevention, diagnoses, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders, of the feet and lower limbs. This incorporates assessing and reviewing client and resident function, safety and independence to participate in life tasks in community and residential environments. The team provides a wide range of services to meet the individual needs of clients in regions of Metropolitan Adelaide.

This is a Paternity cover position till April 2021. 


Skills & Experience

 /Registered with the AHPRA as a podiatrist.

/ Demonstrated experience providing podiatry services to adult clients in rehabilitative environments.

/ Demonstrated experience in assessing and evaluating functional needs of clients and providing podiatry services

/ Demonstrated high level interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and the ability to be cross culturally sensitive

/ Demonstrated commitment to continual professional and personal development 

/ Ability to initiate and maintain effective working relationships at any level within a largescale organisation

/ Clear ability to think creatively about the delivery of community-based programs

/ A working knowledge of local community services and networks

/ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

/ Current police clearance

/ Current driver’s license

/ Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate 


As a valued member of Helping Hand we can offer you:

/ Excellent salary benefits – Increase your take home pay;

/ Ongoing training and development opportunities,

/ Supportive and friendly working environment,

/ Employee benefits,

/ Supportive and committed leadership.


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


For confidential enquiries please contact Sia McQuillan, Senior Podiatrist on 0447 489 944. 


Applications close Monday 18th January 2021. 


All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and hold a current national police check or be willing to obtain one.


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