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Physiotherapist

  • : The Physio Co
  • : 06-Jun-2020
  • : South Melbourne VIC 3205

Facility Physiotherapy work requires you to use lots of different skills at once. We visit a mutlitude of aged care homes in the regions of Melbourne. Your responsibilities may include: 

  • Assessing new residents
  • Running exercise classes
  • Falls Prevention 
  • Equipment Perscription
  • Care plan development and evaluation 
  • Manual Handling education 
  • 1:1 private therapy 
  • Chronic pain management (FYI – chronic pain programs require 3 resident treatments per hour).

Physiotherapy within a retirement village combines the ability to see private clients, but also have the flexibility of running exercise classes and building special relationships with residents. Your responsibilities may include: 

  • Private-practice style appointments
  • Use of diagnostic skills and hands-on treatment 
  • Goal-orientated therapy
  • Individualised services (e.g. Tai Chi, Hydrotherapy)
  • Seated exercise classes
  • High-level balance training
  • Home Modification
  • Work autonomously with peer support

In addition to the retirement villages you’ll visit, there is a growing list of senior clients who are ready to have their goals smashed in the community. Physiotherapy in the community encompasses travelling to anywhere a senior calls home. By entering someone’s home you can gain a greater sense of their limitation and what they need to be able to achieve their goals. Your responsibilities may include:

  • Provide a mobile,  individualised service in a home environment
  • Assist clients to create meaningful goals and develop goal plans to achieve these
  • Goal-orientated therapy
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Equipment prescription
  • Home Modification
  • Autonomous work with peer support
  • Work with home-care packages/TAC/DVA

Skills Needed:

  • A physiotherapy degree
  • An ability to build rapport with our clients and team
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to have fun & be a part of a close-knit family.
  • Valid ‘Aged Care’ police check
  • Valid drivers licence and car to get around in
  • Valid First Aid Certificate

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