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Exercise Physiologist - Mental Health

  • The Alfred Part Time - Permanent
  • Closes in 5 days
    Published on 7 Aug 2019
  • Job no: 22044
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Allied Health Assistance

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Exercise Physiologist (Grade 2) - Mental Health
  • Part-Time, 40 hours per fortnight
  • Permanent ongoing
  • Classification code – Exercise Physiologist – Grade 2 (VA2/EP74)
  • Alfred location
  • Staff benefits

DEPARTMENT:

Alfred Mental and Addiction Health (AMAH) is responsible for the operation of area mental health services which focus on people with a severe mental illness residing in the Inner South Eastern area of Melbourne.

POSITION:

This new and exciting Exercise Physiologist position has been developed as part of a Physical Health Stream within a community mental health service, aimed at improving the physical health of clients. The position is based at St Kilda Road Clinic and will focus on ensuring mental health clients have access to a range of adjunct health services which will promote and improve their physical well-being. The Exercise Physiologist will work with clients both individually and in group settings, to develop and deliver individually tailored exercise programs, as part of the multidisciplinary client care plan. The position will report to and be supported by the Nurse Practitioner and will work within a team comprising Pharmacist, Dietitian, Enrolled Nurse and Engagement Support Worker.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Registration with Exercise & Sport Science Australian (ESSA) as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist
  • Relevant work experience
  • Satisfactory Police Check & Working with Children Check

BENEFITS:

  • Salary packaging
  • Novated leasing
  • Onsite gym
  • Easy public transport access

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Alice Ryan (Nurse Practitioner/Physical Health Steam Lead) on 9076 9888.

Applications close: Sunday 25th August

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in 5 days - 25 Aug 2019
  • Published on 07 Aug 2019, 10:39 PM