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Physiotherapist / Feldenkrais Practitioner

  • LocationCaulfield Hospital
  • Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 11 days
    Published on 26 Nov 2021
  • Job no: 46161
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Physiotherapy

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.

 

Physiotherapist / Feldenkrais Practitioner

Caulfield Pain Management and Research Centre (CPMRC)

  • Fixed-term role - Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
  • Part-time position - 26 hours per fortnight
  • Classification - Grade 3 classification
  • Caulfield location
  • Staff benefits

 

The Department

Caulfield Pain Management and Research Centre is an ambulatory service providing specialist assessment and treatment for adults with chronic non-cancer related pain. The Centre aims to assist patients to reduce the impact of persistent pain by optimising pain treatments, improving function and promoting self-management. This is achieved by expert assessment, patient education and access to a number of treatment modalities.

 

The Role

CPMRC is seeking an experienced Physiotherapist with certification as a Feldenkrais practitioner, to work with patients experiencing multifaceted and complex pain conditions. The role requires the right candidate to;

  • Provide comprehensive clinical assessment individually and as part of a multidisciplinary assessment,
  • Provide treatment and education through individual and group facilitated programs
  • Work within the multi-disciplinary team comprising of doctors, psychologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, nurses and other team members to formulate care plans and deliver clinically appropriate treatment and therapy

 

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • A Bachelor d, Masters or Doctorate Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Postgraduate qualifications in Physiotherapy, Pain Management or another relevant area e.g. Research
  • Current full registration with AHPRA
  • Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner (or currently undertaking studies to qualify as a Feldenkrais Practitioner)
  • Extensive clinical experience as a Physiotherapist with particular emphasis on the Feldenkrais approach
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in interdisciplinary teams

Desirable

  • Membership with the APA
  • Australian Feldenkrais Guild Member
  • Completion of postgraduate Physiotherapy courses
  • Experience in group work
  • Excellent supervisory and teaching skills
  • Experience in Bio behavioural Management of Chronic Pain
  • Evidence of Professional Development participation for Chronic Pain

 

Staff Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

 

Any queries regarding this position please contact the Program Manager; Yvette Harding on 9076 6834 or email: gcpainclinic@alfred.org.au

 

 

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. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in 11 days - 10 Dec 2021
  • Published on 26 Nov 2021, 5:04 AM