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Outreach Physiotherapist

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The feeling of your feet striking the pavement. The joy of dancing around when you hear your favourite song. The knowledge that you can eat, sleep and move with independence.

Many people take these things for granted. But not you. You have seen firsthand what's it's like on the other side. You've honed your skills and experience. And now, you're ready to make a real difference.

You are a Physiotherapist. For some people, this means shin splints and ACL recovery. Not you. You want variety; new and interesting cases within a community setting. You especially don't want to be limited to the four walls of a clinic setting.

Sound like you? We have the perfect opportunity for you!

Welcome to cohealth. We are one of Australia's largest community health organisations delivering a range of health and support services across Melbourne's CBD, northern and western suburbs. Our mission is to strengthen community and make a difference to the lives and wellbeing of people, particularly of those who experience stigma and the risk of marginalisation. This can now be your chance, to be a part of all that.

We're looking for an Outreach Physiotherapist to join our Homelessness Cluster, where we aim to improve the health, wellbeing, housing and social outcomes of people experiencing homelessness. The Cluster delivers a human rights approach to health care.

As the Outreach Physiotherapist, you will provide high quality site based and outreach physiotherapy services to people with a history or who are at risk of homelessness and people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Communities. This will include providing comprehensive physiotherapy assessment, diagnosis and treatment as well as providing health education, advocacy and health promotion for the client group.

Who are we looking for?

If you've been looking for a change, then this is it! By the same token, if you're just starting out and your main goal is to have a positive impact on the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in the community, then we want to hear from you! cohealth will give you everything you need to flourish in this role, all you will need is a tertiary qualification in Physiotherapy along a current registration with Australian Health Professionals Regulation Agency as a Physiotherapist.

Additionally, as all Healthcare workers in Victoria are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, you will need to provide evidence before commencing employment with cohealth.

What we offer

We are looking for dedicated and committed people, so don't think your hard work will go unnoticed. As part of our team, you will thrive through a culture of professional growth, workplace flexibility and staff health & wellbeing initiatives, flexible roster and hours to provide a work life balance.

Our inclusive workplace culture enables staff to bring their whole selves to work, where uniqueness is valued, and people experience a feeling of belonging. Our aim is for everyone to thrive in their roles.

Join us now, and we'll be with you every step of the way.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Ben Quinn by email on ben.quinn@cohealth.org.au, using the subject line: Outreach Physiotherapist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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