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Reference Number 11229
Position Title Physiotherapist - Aquatic
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Department Hummingbird House
Location Hummingbird House K-ESS
Classification QSU Allied Health & Community Employees 2013 - QSU Professional Officer 3
Hours 20
Position Summary

Physiotherapist - Aquatic

Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see www.wmq.org.au & https://www.youtube.com/user/wmbmedia.

 

Hummingbird House, Queensland's only children's hospice, operates as a medically supported 'home away from home' for children affected by a life limiting condition, and their families. The stand-alone purpose built facility offers 8 guest in care suites, 5 family accommodation units and a unique 'care at the end of life' suite.

 

Underpinned by the notion of creating a 'warm embrace' for children and their families, the multidisciplinary team provides 24/7hr scheduled and emergency specialist care short break stays; pain and symptom management; care at the end of life; and psychosocial support programs for the whole family. With strong connections locally, nationally and internationally with specialist paediatric palliative care services, Hummingbird House is an integrated community based service delivering flexible child and family centred care.  To find out more visit www.hummingbirdhouse.org.au

 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  1. Contribute to the planning, implementation, evaluation & reporting of the Aquatic Physiotherapy service.
  2. Be responsible for providing the highest quality of Aquatic Physiotherapy care to all guests within Hummingbird House.
  3. Possess high level clinical skills in the area of Aquatic Physiotherapy.
  4. Maintain a substantial clinical load in the area of Aquatic and Outpatient Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.
  5. Actively participate in continuing education, including maintenance of knowledge of current research outcomes and literature reviews relating to Aquatic Physiotherapy, and keep up to date with advances in Aquatic Physiotherapy techniques, in order to enhance job performance.
  6. Apply significant clinical skills in Aquatic Physiotherapy to ensure the application of the highest quality standards in both the assessment and treatment of HH guest, as well as in decision-making with regard to all aspects of the Aquatic Physiotherapy service.
  7. Actively participate in the introduction of the NDIS hydrotherapy service within Hummingbird House

 

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 Elham Day via Elham.Day@hummingbirdhouse.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 enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Elham Day
Contact Number
Contact Email Elham.Day@hummingbirdhouse.wmq.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Kelly Oldham
Alternate Contact Number
Closing Date 30/11/2018
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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.