Physiotherapist & Pilates Practitioner

Job Classification
Job Type
Part Time
Start timeframe
Malvern East VIC 3145
Posted By
Grounded Movement

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Grounded Movement.

Established initially as a Pilates studio over 18 years ago, Grounded Movement is now a collaborative and holistic space for movement therapy and wellness in Malvern East. Delivering exceptional Pilates, physiotherapy and dance physiotherapy services, our team of expert health practitioners includes some of the most highly respected in the industry. Our business is expanding and we are looking for a special physiotherapist, with a passion for movement therapy, to enrich our team and grow with us.

We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and client-centred approach, specialising in teaching small group, customised (Pilates based) functional exercise classes. Alongside these, we also provide general Pilates classes. Our classes are tailored to the individual and aim to directly address specific client needs, through a focus on clinical reasoning and goal setting, promoting a return to pain free movement and enabling greater performance and an enhanced lifestyle.

Our senior practitioners at Grounded Movement offer incredible mentoring opportunities to further develop your career pathway with their high level, in-house professional development, as well as the inclusion of financial support for further external professional development.

The position involves:

  • Stepping into an existing caseload of loyal clients and established functional exercise/clinical Pilates classes
  • Working with a musculoskeletal, sports and dance physiotherapy caseload
  • Teaching Pilates to small groups [1:4] as well as private 1:1 sessions, with a rehabilitative/clinical approach
  • Saturday morning, Tuesday afternoon and Thursday afternoon/evening shifts, 12 hours per week minimum with the capacity to grow
  • Working alongside experienced APA physiotherapists and APMA level 4 Pilates instructors
  • Immediate start
  • This position can be purely clinical Pilates/exercise or a combination of physiotherapy/clinical exercise

Perks and benefits:

  • Work in a calm and supportive space
  • We value diversity and inclusivity, and respect personal and family priorities 
  • Comprehensive onboarding and induction program
  • Expert on-site training, support and mentorship for career progression
  • Fortnightly in-house practical workshops and caseload debriefing
  • Generous remuneration, above award rates with annual financial contribution to external professional development



Requirements for this role:

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • 2 years private practice experience and teaching small group physiotherapy exercise (preferred, negotiable for the right candidate)
  • AHPRA Registration
  • Experience in creating and continually developing individualised exercise programs
  • Proficient in the use of clinical reasoning, for appropriate exercise selection and progression
  • Pilates training (preferred): APMA, Polestar, NPT or APPI Clinical Pilates Training
  • Current professional indemnity insurance
  • Current First Aid certificate

The ideal candidate:

  • Has an exceptional eye for detail and demonstrates excellent, evidence-based practice
  • Is enthusiastic, client-focused and brings fresh ideas to our community
  • Is open minded, possessing a growth mindset and mental agility
  • Is keen to expand their knowledge and refine their clinical practice


Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Wellness Centre
Job Title
Physiotherapist & Pilates Practitioner
Posted By
Grounded Movement
Malvern East VIC 3145
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