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.
- Part-time, Fixed term to June 2022 - funding to 2024 expected
- Based in Bentleigh with expectation to visit other sites
- Supportive multi-disciplinary team environment
- Exercise Physiologist Grade 2
ABOUT THE PERKS
- Great team culture
- Frequent professional development opportunities
- Regular professional supervision
headspace Early Psychosis
headspace Early Psychosis is one of the world’s most comprehensive youth early psychosis programs being delivered through one program in each Australian state. Through this new initiative, young people and their families have timely access to comprehensive evidence-based early psychosis services. This program aims to intervene early with young people who have unusual sensory experiences and/or beliefs and their families and supporters. The service builds on strengths and resilience, uses the wisdom of lived experience and fosters hope, potential, and recovery.
headspace Early Psychosis Recovery program
The headspace Early Psychosis Recovery program provides a range of services to young people, families and professionals. Services are strengths-based and value-driven so that they support young people to achieve personally meaningful recovery goals, and enable cultural change within the organisation. The outcomes of these programs for young people may include: developing a positive identity, understanding personal health and mental health, developing self-management tools and engaging in valued social roles. The recovery program includes some components whereby those with expertise by experience of mental illness/distress will work alongside those with expertise by profession to devise and deliver the programs.
ABOUT THE ROLE
This exciting position requires knowledge and expertise in exercise physiology combined with understanding, skills and interest in youth mental health. The focus of the position is to provide individual and group Exercise Physiology services within a health and lifestyle stream as part of the headspace Early Psychosis Recovery program.
You will provide individually tailored Exercise Physiology assessment and intervention on a mostly individual basis with some provision of group programs and possibility of involvement in co-production and co-facilitation of relevant Discovery College courses and provision of consultation to staff as appropriate.
You will have the following:
- Registration with Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist.
- Work experience in a related field.
- Appropriate work visa
- Current Victorian Driver's License
- Current Working with Children Check or willing to obtain one and be willing to undergo a Background Check
- Portable long service leave from other public health services
- Access to salary packaging and discount health insurance and banking
- Great work-life balance
- Located close to public transport, shops and restaurants
If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter.
For more information regarding the position please contact Sarah Hewett on ph: 0436 379 437
Applications close Sunday 5 December 2021 at 11pm AEST
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.
In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status.