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Physiotherapist

Job Classification
Physiotherapists
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Browns Plains QLD 4118
Posted By
Mighty Kids Therapy Australia
About the job

Do you want a FUN and FULFILLING career working with children of all abilities?

 

 

 

Are you a BIG KID at heart?

 

 

 

If YES, then you could be the perfect fit for the Mighty Kids Therapy team!

 

 

 

OUR MISSION

 

Empowering children with disabilities and their families, to reach their fullest potential through therapy, education, connection and trust.

 

 

 

OUR VALUES

 

Connect

 

We develop a connection with clients, families, self and colleagues to build rapport and allow trust. We build working relationships with everyone involved in the business and our client’s care.

 

Play

 

We make play a part of our every day. We have fun and work together as a team. We play to connect and build trust with clients and families. We embrace playfulness so that creativity can thrive. We play so that we can make therapy fun.

 

Learn

 

We help our clients master new skills. We learn and transform from our challenges and mistakes. We learn from different perspectives and gain knowledge from others. We learn through innovative training and teaching.

 

Progress

 

We strive to progress our skills and learnings. We help our clients to improve their skills and achieve their goals. We work together as a team to build the business and have a positive impact on more people worldwide. We continuously expand our capabilities and upskill our knowledge.

 

Educate

 

We empower clients and families by providing education and teaching skills. We educate our peers and teach children around the world to help them achieve their dreams.

 

 

 

WHAT DO WE DO?

 

  • We see children 0-18 years old with disabilities and developmental delays, primarily under NDIS funding.
  • We provide regular therapy during the school term and run intensive therapy programs over each school holidays.
  • We have a clinic based in Browns Plains (don't let the suburb scare you - our clinic is beautiful and the kids, families and therapists all love it!).
  • We also provide mobile therapy services for South Brisbane and Logan areas.
  • We have a Therapy Dog named Ziggy who attends the clinic regularly for therapy with the kids.
  • We LOVE what we do and are super passionate about helping the lives of children with disabilities and their families.

 

 

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

 

  • Freedom to choose part-time or full-time workload.
  • Generous hourly rate & annual salary.
  • Flexible work hours and days.
  • Motor vehicle allowance.
  • $2000 annual professional development allowance.
  • 5 days paid PD leave per year in addition to annual and sick/personal leave.
  • Self-allocated administrative time for preparation, follow-up and report writing.
  • Appointment/weekly schedule flexible and self-allocated.
  • Fun, social and collaborative team environment.
  • Career and salary progression through recognition of effort and support to transition to clinical lead/senior positions.
  • Mentoring program for new graduates and experienced therapists.

 

 

YOUR ROLE

 

  • Assess and treat children with a variety of needs, using evidence based practice and up to date research.
  • Manage a clinical caseload independently with high standard of clinic practice.
  • In consultation with clients and their families/carers, plan, develop, deliver, and evaluate individual and holistic therapy services, as per needs identified throughout the assessment process.
  • In consultation with clients and their families/carers, identify SMART goals using person-centred principles.
  • Provide appropriate support and management strategies to clients, parents, guardians and teachers about all Physiotherapy needs for the child.
  • Provide both individual and group therapy intervention programs as suitable, to achieve maximum independence and participation in activities.
  • Adjust communication pattern to the age and level of understanding of the child. This may include non-verbal communication such as key word sign.
  • Attend meetings when required to provide specialist advice for functional needs of the child.
  • Ensure a safe environment for the client and family/caregivers at all times.
  • Work closely with doctors, family members/guardians and teachers of the child by keeping them updated on the child’s progress.
  • Partake in a multidisciplinary team and joint therapy sessions where applicable and suitable.
  • Assess the child for adaptations and use of specialist equipment when necessary.
  • Organise and attend equipment assessment and prescription appointments with equipment suppliers and child/family/guardians.
  • Set realistic timeframes with client/family/guardians regarding therapy sessions, equipment prescription and reports to be completed.
  • Compile and provide comprehensive reports and intervention plans and programs
  • Create and complete all client reports and assessments as required, within timeframes specified to client/family/guardian.
  • Complete therapy sessions both within clinic and in the community, as appropriate for each client.
  • Monitor and maintain accurate, up to date client records in accordance with professional standards, Mighty Kids Therapy policy and procedures and other relevant legislation including the Disability Act.
  • If the primary service provider at Mighty Kids Therapy, complete all intake documentation with client and family prior to starting therapy sessions.
  • If the primary service provider, coordinate the provision of services internally to client and families and liaise with external service providers to achieve desired outcomes for clients.
  • Report any concerns or difficulties to manager.
  • Identify, develop and review information and resources within OT/SP/PT discipline.
  • Plan, implement and evaluate group therapy programs, with assistance from Director if required.
  • Partake in regular professional development, including keeping up to date with new research and maintaining skills & knowledge level.
  • Provide mentoring, supervision &/or professional development to peers at Mighty Kids Therapy as suitable.
  • Participate in weekly, fortnightly or monthly supervision (frequency dependent on clinical experience).
  • Assist with maintaining a high standard of safety at Mighty Kids Therapy by following all safety procedures at all times and acting safely, not putting yourself or other people at risk by your actions or omissions. Ensure that all work performed is in accordance with Mighty kids Therapy policies and procedures.

 

 

PRE-REQUISITES AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • Recognised qualification in Physiotherapy as recognised by the Australian Health Professional Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • First Aid + CPR (currently obtain or willing to obtain)
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • Driver’s licence + own vehicle
  • Previous experience providing Physiotherapy services to children under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is highly regarded
  • Passionate about working with children, with a friendly and positive attitude
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as a part of a team and independently as required
  • Able to establish and build positive working relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated and passionate to learn

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Please provide the following information to assess your suitability:

 

Your current CV or resume, including referees (you must seek approval prior to nominating a person as a referee. Referees should have a thorough knowledge of your work performance and conduct, and it is preferable to include your current/immediate past supervisor).

A short statement (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role you are applying for.

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