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Reference Number 11593
Position Title Personal Trainer
Employment Type Casual
Department Therapy CS
Location Sinnamon Park
Classification QSU Allied Health & Community Employees 2013 - QSU Community Services Level 5
Hours 0
Position Summary

Personal Trainer

 

Not your typical personal training position!

At Wesley Mission Qld we are passionate about the health and wellbeing of the community and are seeking a passionate fitness professional to join our team based at the Fulton health and well-being centre located in Sinnamon Park.

Reporting to the Aquatic and Fitness Operations manager and working alongside a multi skilled team of allied health professionals including Physiotherapists, Dieticians and podiatrists you will play a vital role in ensuring our clients receive a holistic approach to their health and well-being.

This is a staff position working across various shift times weekly and would be best suited to an experienced trainer looking to make a real difference in people's lives.

Key Role Accountabilities:

 Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the WMQ Model of Care, the Wesley Charter and Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision, Mission and Values.

 Service Delivery

- Provide personal training services to customers presenting with a wide range of needs, including aged care, disability, health and wellbeing, return to work and rehabilitation.

- Work across services and sites within WMQ dependent upon service requirements.

 - Conduct reliable and valid fitness appraisals using standardised methods

- Design and monitor effective individualised programmes for customers, and safely instruct customers through their personal programme. 

Customer Centric

- Provide instruction, supervision and education to customers, support workers and other carers as required.

- Identify opportunities to provide other cross disciplinary services which may be of benefit to the customer.

- Ensure that the customer is an active participant in the development and review of personal training goals and planning. 

- Ensure that positive and professional relationships and rapport are developed and maintained with customers.

 Administrative Responsibility

- Facilitate reviews and comply with reporting requirements in accordance with relevant funding body.

- Facilitate accurate and timely receipting and data entry into relevant systems.


Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirements:

 Essential:

- Certificate IV in Fitness (Personal Trainer) or equivalent

- Current Driver's Licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.

- Relevant probity checks required by legislation and WMQ policy. 

- Willingness to work within Philosophy, Policies and Procedures of WMQ and the Uniting Church of Australia.

- Demonstrated ability to design and monitor effective individualised personal training programs for customers presenting with a wide range of needs, including aged care, disability, and health and wellbeing.

- Demonstrated high level of verbal and written communication skills particularly in establishing and maintaining rapport with staff, customers and their carers.

- Current Blue and Yellow Cards or willingness to obtain.

- Experience with clients with physical disabilities highly desirable. 

- Dual qualifications with Remedial Massage or Acupuncture highly desirable. 

 

Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at www.wmq.org.au by 4pm of the closing date. 

 

For more information, please contact Heather Gillett at hgillett@wmq.org.au

 

Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to potentially enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: Current Blue Card or willingness to obtain
Essential: Current Yellow Card or willingness to obtain
Desirable: Dual qualification with Remedial Massage or Acupuncture
Contact Person Heather GILLETT
Contact Number
Contact Email hgillett@wmq.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Troy Grimshaw
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Email tgrimshaw@wmq.org.au
Closing Date 17/09/2019
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.