Exercise Physiologist - Mental Health

Job Classification
Exercise Physiologist
Job Type
Start timeframe
North Shore & Northern Beaches NSW
Posted By
Heads Up Allied Health
About the job

About Heads Up Allied Health

• Heads Up Allied Health is a niche gym studio for clients living with a mental illness, most of whom are participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

• Work alongside an Exercise Physiologist, Dietitian and Personal Trainers.

• Make a difference to the lives of those living with a serious mental illness - every work day!

• Heads Up is committed to delivering the highest standard of care in the industry to all their clients.


Why Join Heads Up

• Work within a vibrant and expanding allied health team with an experience edge, offering varied learning opportunities.

• Diverse role working with both individuals and groups who are less advantaged and struggle with daily living due to their psychosocial disability.

• Feel a sense of achievement in your work as you assist others to improve their quality of life.

• Share our passion working in Mental Health alongside other health professionals..

• Varied learning opportunities in mental health and NDIS

• Part-time/full time position available, $80-$90K per year + super


• Casual/contract position (up to 20 hours), $60-70 per hour (based on experience).

• We are open to discussing a suitable working arrangement for the right candidate.



• To conduct initial screening and regular health and fitness assessments

• To devise and implement individual and group exercise programs

• Assess clients and monitor their progress, adjusting programs as needed

• To motivate mental health consumers to live healthier lifestyles and assist with behaviour change

• Keep up to date client notes and progress reports as required

• Write reports and letters to the National Disability Insurance Association, approximately once a year for each NDIS client

• Lead educational workshops relating to exercise and mental health, and assist with the development of new workshops

• Participate in regular case conferences and progress meeting with the team



The Successful candidate will be:

• Able to demonstrate their competence as an exercise physiologist, for people with a mental illness.

• Self-driven, work autonomously, and able to self-evaluate performance.

• Able to work in a team environment amongst other health and fitness professionals.

• Diligent with keeping client notes and monitoring their progress.

• Organised and able to manage their own client appointments.

• Able to develop rapport with a diverse group of clients

• An outstanding communicator with the ability to relate to consumers with a mental illness.

• Capable of learning and using technology both for both administration and delivery of exercise programs and workshops.



• ESSA Accreditation as an Exercise Physiologist

• Mental Health First Aid

• Police Check

• Current First Aid and CPR

• Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance (Casual position only)


Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Allied Health Practice
Job Title
Exercise Physiologist - Mental Health
Posted By
Heads Up Allied Health
North Shore & Northern Beaches NSW
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