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Exercise Physiologists, Exercise Scientists & Allied Health Assistants (Launceston, Devonport & Hobart)

About the Business and the Role


Care Forward is an innovative, leading provider of community focused Allied Health services across Tasmania, boasting continuing growth across the state.  Our interdisciplinary team specialises in wellness, reablement and restorative care with 19 years of experience in delivering better health outcomes for our clients. This company has grown beyond all expectations and to support continued expansion we are now recruiting more Allied Health Professionals 

About You

You are an enthusiastic and dedicated Allied Health Professional with a real passion for improving lives. With the ability to work autonomously you will thrive in this multidisciplinary environment. You are adaptable, enjoy meeting new people and working in a variety of settings. 

 

Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Using a wellness approach, you will develop goal orientated planning and service delivery in partnership with the consumer.

  • Contributing to a multidisciplinary team approach to deliver wellness, restorative and reablement programs using your unique skills and knowledge as a health professional.

  • Liaising with referral agencies, service providers, consumers, family/advocates to ensure best possible outcomes for consumers.

  • In partnership with the consumer monitor and review client progress, adapting individual programs as needed.

  • Educate clients' family and/or employer about how to support and accommodate your client.

 

Skills and Experience

Essential Requirements

 

  1. Current registration with AHPRA , ESSA or relevant professional body.

  2. Current Tasmanian motor vehicle driver's licence.

Desirable Requirements

  1. Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills enabling effective interaction with clients and their families, team members, external health professionals and key stakeholders.

  2. Comprehensive understanding of community-based service provision.

  3. Demonstrated computer literacy with experience in word processing, calendar management software (Outlook) and data base applications.

  4. An understanding of risk management principles, workplace health and safety and continuous quality improvement processes and their application in the workplace.

  5. Demonstrated postgraduate experience in providing evidence based clinical assessment and planning appropriate interventions for clients with chronic and/or complex conditions, with a focus on client reablement and independence using a wellness/restorative approach to service provision.

  6. The ability to work autonomously and as a member of a dynamic multidisciplinary team.

Job Benefits and Perks

A dynamic and flexible family friendly work environment with a focus on valuing company employees.

We support innovation, collaboration and creative thinking. Our people are our biggest asset and we believe that working together, we're stronger.

What We Offer

In return for your hard work we offer a range of great benefits. We take the health and wellbeing of our employees seriously and encourage wellbeing at all levels.

  • Join a fun and energetic and inclusive work environment with a great client base

  • Well supported professional development access

  • Staff wellbeing program

  • Comprehensive induction and ongoing support

  • Flexible work arrangements supporting work/life balance

  • Access to Business Class travel insurance

  • Supported by evidence-based practice

  • Salary range will be dependent on professional qualification.

  • Dynamic team environment

  • Winner 2018 Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards - Employer of Excellence in Aged Care

  • Finalist 2019 Employer of Choice Awards (highly commended)

Contact Details

Applications & queries to: Careers@careforward.com.au

Care Forward is locally owned! We’ve been empowering Tasmanians to live well at home since 1999.

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