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Full Time
Oakleigh Allied Health Service
Position Summary


  • Full Time Fixed Term parental leave cover role based at our Oakleigh site
  • Join one of Victoria's leading aged care providers in one of the fastest growing industries
  • Reputable and innovative values based organisation

About the role:

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Physiotherapist with a commitment to the delivery of high quality, evidence based health care to join this innovative Allied Health and Therapy team.

The Physiotherapist will be working in the community predominantly within the Oakleigh Allied Health Program which aims to reverse and/or slow ‘functional decline’ in older people. This time limited multidisciplinary program provides therapy and services to the client in the centre and in their home. The Physiotherapist will conduct assessments, and provide goal directed rehabilitation, therapy and exercise prescription. This may include falls prevention, neurological and musculoskeletal medical conditions and education with the goal of improving wellbeing and independence.

There is also opportunity to run telehealth consultations and group sessions.

This role is to cover a period of parental leave on a full time, fixed term basis for approximately 10 months.

About you:

You are passionate about what you do and want to make a difference in the lives of our clients, to support them to live life to their full potential.

This is the place for you if you have:

  • Experience in community aged care
  • Recognised tertiary qualification in Physiotherapy
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated knowledge of clinical theory and practice
  • Committed to being part of a workplace culture based on the BEST way of life (Believe, Excel, Support and Trust)
  • Thrive in a team and also appreciate the one to one interactions
  • Are willing to work within the ethos of the Uniting Church

You will need:

  • A current Working With Children’s Check
  • Full Australian working rights 
  • A current Police Records Check or be willing to undertake this process
  • A current flu vaccination and be prepared to meet this annual requirement

About Us:

At Uniting AgeWell we promote and support our people to be their BEST and give their BEST so they can help our communities to live well with choice and peace of mind.  This is underpinned by our Values and Customer Promise and Charter.

  • Be a part of a values based organisation
  • Work in your local community and make a difference to the lives of our clients
  • Career pathways, education and training opportunities
  • Benefits, including salary packaging
  • A mandatory annual flu vaccination is provided

Our story:

At Uniting AgeWell (UA), our focus is on supporting older people to experience a sense of wellbeing, choice and independence in their lives, to feel valued members of their community and to have easy access to the community or residential services they need to live the life they want. With a range of services in many locations in Victoria and Tasmania, our 2,900 staff and 600 volunteer staff are committed to high quality services and care.

If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please complete your online application.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Selection Criteria
  • Essential : Are you willing to meet the requirement for a mandatory annual flu vaccination?
  • Essential : What does working within the ethos (values) of the Uniting Church mean to you?
  • Essential : Are you registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency?
  • Essential : Please describe your experience in assisting with the development of OT/ Physio/ Allied Health programs suitable for aged people.
Position Description
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Application Guide
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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