Guide Dogs Victoria provides high quality training to maximize the independence of people living with low vision or blindness. Our professional services extend beyond the provision of guide dogs, and include innovative children’s mobility programs, orientation and mobility training for adults and people living with an acquired brain injury (ABI), and social networking programs to support active community participation. Guide Dogs Victoria is also Australia’s most trusted charity and an employer of choice in the disability sector. Our staff enjoy an inclusive and collaborative working environment where talent is recognised and innovation is encouraged.
Guide Dogs Victoria has a 12 month fixed term part time contract opportunity for an experienced professional to join our Support Services Team in the position of Paediatric Physiotherapist.
In this role you will be responsible to:
- Administer assessments and provide Client driven, evidence-based therapy services to children focusing on their personal goal attainment.
- Work as part of a transdisciplinary team;
- Provide support and services in collaboration with family members, educational staff, other health professionals, and NDIA related entities, providing regular feedback to key stakeholders.
- Provide services within a Fee for Service Model, providing outcome measures and clinical justification for equipment and service needs.
The successful candidate will have:
- Relevant tertiary qualifications in physiotherapy, and AHPRA registration;
- Previous experience working in the field of physiotherapy, with at least two (2) years’ relevant experience working with children;
- A strong client and customer focus and a commitment to person centred service practices;
- A commitment to live the values and behaviours of Guide Dogs Victoria; and
- A strong alignment with the vision of Guide Dogs Victoria in delivering independence to people who are blind or have low vision.
Benefits that Guide Dogs Victoria offer:
- A competitive remuneration package is available commensurate with skills and experience, which includes tax free salary packaging of up to $13,650;
- A fully maintained tool of trade vehicle;
- Flexible working arrangements;
- 6 weeks paid parental leave;
- A week of Study Leave and educational assistance, and access to an external mentoring program with the Institute of Managers and Leaders;
- Health and wellbeing program with discounted health insurance, employee assistance program for employees and for members of their household;and annual onsite flu vaccinations or vouchers for vaccinations close to home with participating partners; and
- Quarterly Reward and Recognition program.
Mandatory for all new staff to Guide Dogs Victoria:
Guide Dogs Victoria is a disability service provider that is captured by the Victorian Government COVID-19 vaccination Pandemic Orders. All employees are required to comply with COVID-19 vaccination requirements as a condition of their employment, including third dose vaccinations. Vaccination evidence or valid medical exemption must be provided prior to the commencement date.
Applications to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Guide Dogs Victoria welcomes applications from people with disability, including those with low vision and blindness. We acknowledge the rights of people with disabilities to have equal opportunity for participation in meaningful employment and are committed to increasing the representation of people with disability in our workforce.