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Level 4, 348 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
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New graduates are welcome to apply
Position: 1x Full Time Exercise Physiologist (ESSA Accredited)
Location: Fraser Coast (Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Tiaro, Childers)
Closing date for applications: 29th July 2022. However, the position will be filled with the first suitable applicant so to avoid disappointment please apply at your earliest convenience.
Commencement Date: 18th July 2022 to allow on the job training and a fortnight's handover from the current Exercise Physiologist.
About The Company:
This organisation has provided dietetic/nutrition, exercise physiology and diabetes education services in Queensland for the past 13 years, currently servicing more than 120 rural and metropolitan medical centers and facilities. Their Fraser Coast Head Office is located in Scarness Queensland. This organiation specialises in chronic disease management and prevention and musculoskeletal client rehabilitation, however can assist in a wide variety of cases (e.g. sports performance, NDIS, aged care consultation, insurance, public speaking, exercise group classes, hydrotherapy, etc). Their mission is to promote healthy lifestyles in the Australian population and to prevent and manage chronic disease through physical activity and nutrition.
Why Join the Team:
Friendly team- enjoy working with a close-knit and supportive team with main management personnel contactable 24/7.
PD Allowance - The successful employee may be eligible for up to $10,000 of Professional Development allowance
Career development- pathways into senior positions for the right candidate, as well as monthly business & professional development meetings with senior Exercise Physiologists.
Great culture- we value our staff and host yearly team getaways for networking and learning.
Existing caseload- you will be kept busy with an existing patient list that is booked in for you by our dedicated reception team.
Company allowances- laptop, printer, ink, internet dongle, scales, dumbbells and resistance exercise bands are provided as a part of your role.
Great location- various locations to explore with many activities and amazing landscape. Up to $500 relocation allowance available if required.
About The Role:
An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and enthusiastic Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) to become a part of a proactive company and work collaboratively with Dietitians, and Diabetes Educators, along with other allied health and medical staff on the Fraser Coast.
You will be working across medical centers and allied health centers including our head office in Hervey Bay with outreach to local areas. The successful applicant will be stepping into an existing patient load and will be servicing medical centers and allied health facilities which have an established referral base.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide evidence-based advice and treatment in the areas of chronic disease prevention and management, health and fitness and musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
Measure and assess the patients’ exercise history and fitness levels along with interpreting anthropometric data.
Confidence in your skill-set to be able to prescribe and program exercise in a medical centre setting with minimal equipment whilst on the other hand, also being able to prescribe and program exercise for clients within allied health clinics and gym settings with all the equipment.
Public speaking, to present informative talks about a range of health topics on exercise/physical activity where required.
Travel to the required service delivery location and provide exemplary service to your clients.
Qualifications and Experience:
New graduates are welcome to apply (however experience will be desirable)
Unrestricted working rights in Australia.
Accredited Exercise Physiologist through Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA). This accreditation is ESSENTIAL.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain rapport.
Possess and apply knowledge of evidence-based treatment, management and research about a wide range of health issues and diseases including diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and musculoskeletal disorders, applicable in the field of exercise physiology.
Have a current Drivers License and car and demonstrate and commit to the travel associated with the position.
Hourly Rate: $30.36 – $40.55
About the Fraser Coast:
The Fraser Coast is a mix of stunning landscapes, islands, cities and towns. From Fraser Island - the world's largest sand island to the heritage streetscapes of Maryborough; from the rich farmlands of Tiaro, to the sheltered waters of Hervey Bay, one of Australia's most popular beach destinations, from old mining villages to peaceful seaside retreats set on the shoreline of the Great Sandy Strait.
For more information on this position, please contact our team via email@example.com.
Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page and include a cover letter and CV.
Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.