South West - Collie

Vacancy Number: 1616

Physiotherapist

About the Role
  • Fantastic graduate opportunity for a motivated physiotherapist to join an award winning practice, in the heart of the South West.

    New graduates will be well supported through our 2-year Graduate Program that includes comprehensive Private Practice Induction training package including clinical and non-clinical aspects of Private Practice Physio. You will be mentored into how to interact with clients, deliver great consultations, win their trust and achieve awesome outcomes, how to retain clients and become the Physio everyone wants to see, learn when to book a client in and how often, navigating the Workers Compensation process, creating great client outcomes using technology such as Physitrack- the exercise prescription app, using real time ultrasound to assess muscle activation, how to effectively run a Clinical Pilates class and M.A.T training.

    You will be assigned a buddy- someone who was recently a graduate, can be your support, sounding board, someone to ask questions, and help you be successful. You will receive fortnightly 2-hour clinical PD sessions with Senior Physiotherapists who have over 30 years’ experience and a graduate client load. As part of the program you will also be able to attend and observe joint surgery with an Orthopaedic Surgeon and tour a mine site and ride on some pretty cool machinery to learn about the mining industry, demands on the workers bodies, and how injuries effect their work. In addition you will also get a free copy of “Becoming the Ultimate Physio” Book and enjoy external courses in Rock Tape, Dry Needling and Clinical Pilates, and that’s just in your first year!

    You will be responsible for: 1. Independently managing clients (assessment, diagnosis, planning and treatment), with the view to a full-time load of between 30-38 hours/week as set by you (with appropriate support when required). 2. Taking Clinical Exercise Classes and other exercise-based programs. 3. Communicating with any relevant parties (GPs, specialists, insurance companies, etc) 4. Participating in activities to attract and retain our valued clients. 5. Conducting activities such as community seminars, regular staff in-services and practice-based non-clinical activities.

    This position provides a variety of experiences including musculoskeletal, sports injuries, exercise rehab, Clinical Pilates, and hydrotherapy. Opportunities also exist in paediatrics, Women’s health, and corporate health, cancer rehabilitation, cardiorespiratory as well as the opportunity to explore your areas of interest.
Experience & Skills
  • APHRA registration as a physiotherapist
  • Tertiary degree in Physiotherapy
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a passion for helping people move better, feel great and enjoy life
  • highly motivated to learn and develop personally and professionally
  • Current Western Australian Drivers licence
What's on Offer
  • Above-award salary
  • Srtructured graduate program including monthly one to one mentoring with our award-winning leader, regular in-service programs including surgeons and expert health professionals, and a generous professional development allowance for external courses such as dry needling and clinical pilates
  • Mentoring from South-West Business Person of the Year 2016, and 40 under 40 Business Person Award Winner 2017 and experienced physiotherapists with a combined total of over 100 years of clinical private practice experience
  • Supportive work environment that will challenge and educate you with practical experience
  • Relocation assistance may be provided to eligible applicants
Practice Type Private Practice
Full Time / Part Time Full time
Map of South West

South West

The South West region of Western Australia offers great diversity, with beautiful coastal environments adjacent to ancient forests.

The South West region includes the major cities of Mandurah (population 67,000), Bunbury (population 60,000) and Busselton (population 31,000), with other towns including Collie, Manjimup, Harvey, Bridgetown and the well-known wine-growing centre of Margaret River.

The region is well-serviced by doctors and specialists and includes the major health centres in Mandurah (Peel Health Campus) and Bunbury (South West Health Campus). 
 
The South West is popular as a holiday destination with coastal town populations swelling over the summer holiday periods and the inland areas being popular camping and adventure activity destinations.