Gidgee Healing's Allied Health team is currently seeking an Exercise Physiologist who is passionate and committed to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people in North West Queensland and making a positive and long-term impact in their lives.
Gidgee Healing provides a comprehensive and growing range of services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the areas of Mount Isa, North West and Lower Gulf of Carpentaria regions. Our core objective is to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to improve their health and wellbeing, whilst continually enhancing the quality and scope of care provided.
The position is responsible for working in conjunction with a small multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of culturally appropriate exercise physiology services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, including chronic disease self-management and rehabilitation.
The role will entail service delivery from clinic-based and community-based settings, including coordinating the delivery of health education and tailored exercise sessions targeted to assist clients self-manage chronic disease, and may include the requirement for some outreach service delivery as required.
- Competitive salary (dependent upon years of experience/quals)
- 5 weeks annual leave
- 2 x return flights per annum (up to $900 per flight)
- Professional development incl flights of $5200 p/year
- Yearly retention bonus
- Salary sacrifice up to $15,600 p/year
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
- The successful applicant must hold at least a tertiary degree (or equivalent qualification) and accreditation as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) through Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
- Demonstrated ability to comply with the profession’s code of ethics and function in accordance with legislation affecting exercise physiology practice for maintenance of accreditation with ESSA
- Experience in providing assessment, intervention and case management to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is highly desirable
The Mount Isa region is the gateway to the Outback of Queensland, offers a relaxed and casual lifestyle, with a wealth of camping and exploring, scenic national parks, gorges, as well as excellent river, lake and open water fishing and recreational options.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply
Applications are to be received by COB Monday 15th April, 2019.