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Community Physiotherapist - Adelaide, SA

Job Requisition Number:  7522
Date:  05-Aug-2022


Will you actively create a healthier future for tomorrow?


At Medibank, we’re encouraged to think big. With a clear purpose to impact better health outcomes for our customers, patients and our community.


HealthStrong - our Allied Health service


HealthStrong is Medibank's allied health provider delivering care into residential aged care, corporate wellness centres and private homes. With operations right across Australia, you’re in control of where your career takes you.


The Opportunity


We are currently on the look out for Physiotherapists who have a vested interest in delivering high quality care. This is an exciting time of growth for us in Healthstrong, and a great opportunity for you to join us in enabling more of our clients to receive quality care in their own home by providing physiotherapy services within Adelaide, SA. We are looking for a practitioner to service Central Adelaide, Southern corridor and Eastern Foothills.


This role will provide you an opportunity to develop and build, your post-operative clinical skills by providing rehabilitation in the home for patients, post joint replacement surgery. This role will also give you the opportunity to enhance your skills in exercise prescription, short- and long-term functional restoration, falls prevention and general musculoskeletal through the variety of clients we see referred into our service. 


Your objective will be providing high quality, evidence-based physiotherapy services to help our clients achieve their goals.

You will have the opportunity to be a part of a large multidisciplinary team consisting of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, podiatrists, dieticians and exercise physiologist, focused on the care and support of patients across our community.   

Being part of the Medibank group, you will also have an exceptional opportunity to guide your future career path either within HealthStrong, diversifying or stepping up into new roles, or across our other Homecare businesses HSS and CareComplete. The opportunities to expand your clinical skill set or into managerial or other non-clinical roles with HealthStrong and the Medibank family are endless.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Providing clinical care to your clients with a view to maximising their functional capacity, achieving their goals, and optimising their health, function and independence long term.
  • Delivering services effectively and efficiently in partnership with our scheduling team.
  • You will also be flexible, adjusting your approach to meet our business and customer demands where necessary.
  • Ensuring our clients and customers receive an exceptional experience through the great clinical care you provide. You will build and maintain positive relationships with your clients and our customers.
  • Ensuring delivery of services according to the requirements of our funders, referrers, hospital and/or specialists, as set out within our processes and procedures.
  • Work collaboratively within our multidisciplinary team, supporting each other to deliver a high level of quality clinical care to our clients.
  • Living and breathing our values everyday


About You


As a passionate Physiotherapist, you are committed to providing best practice care to ensure our clients wellbeing.  You will love being on the road each day, providing care in client’s homes autonomously. You will demonstrate your ability to build relationships across all aspects of your role and make professional contributions to a multidisciplinary environment, all while furthering your own professional development.


You will also have:


  • Degree or Post Graduate Qualification in Physiotherapy
  • At least 12 months relevant experience
  • Full registration with AHPRA
  • Reliable, registered vehicle with comprehensive insurance 
  • Flu/Covid Vaccintaions


What We Offer


  • Flexible work options
  • Attractive remuneration based on experience with annual performance reviews
  • Motor vehicle allowance if applicable
  • Up to $1000 CPD allowance
  • Free access to AUSMED + access to CPD opportunities run by HealthStrong and Home Support Services which is a part of the Medibank business
  • Relocation assistance if relocating for the role
  • Paid overtime and penalty rates – we don’t believe in working crazy hours however if the opportunity arises you will be compensated
  • Subsidised private health insurance and discounts on travel and life insurance
  • Salary sacrifice for your car and super
  • One on one or team support by an experienced senior clinician or clinical lead
  • 14-weeks paid parental leave for all eligible employees, regardless of whether you are the primary or secondary carer – in fact, we’re the proud winners of the number one workplace for dads.
  • Health and well-being programs across the organisation
  • Internal career opportunities throughout the wider Medibank and Home Care organisation – chat with us about how you can grow with Medibank!


A career with us


We pride ourselves on an inclusive and collaborative environment. We’re also committed to supporting better accessibility for our customers and our people. If we call you to discuss this role, you’ll also get the opportunity to chat about any adjustments.  


All employees who may attend a worksite or any face-to-face work-related activity will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.


To start small and impact bigger.


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