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Exercise Physiologist – Illawarra

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Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra

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We are seeking a dedicated & motivated Exercise Physiologist to join our team!

Opportunity to make a difference to our clients – help our clients continue doing the activities in their lives that bring them joy and remain independent at home. 

What’s on Offer

  • Full-Time 38 hours a week
  • Community Service Position
  • Maximise your take home pay with Tax Free Salary Packaging
  • Flexible work arrangements to best match your work / life balance
  • Part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Open to consider new graduates
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Be part of an award winning team (2021 Excellence in Workplace Culture, Illawarra Business Award)
  • Contract to June 2025
  • Health Professional Level 3

You will be responsible for providing individual and small-group exercise and wellbeing programs, this pivotal role will work with our multidisciplinary team of community aged care professionals to support older people to:

  • plan and achieve their goals, 
  • decrease the risk of falls
  • increase strength and mobility
  • improve their understanding of health and wellbeing
  • manage chronic health conditions

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Current accreditation as an Exercise Physiologist with ESSA
  • A passion for working with people over 65 from diverse backgrounds
  • Experience working with client management systems
  • Experience in working with minimal supervision with agreed objectives

Benefits of the MCCI AEP Role

  • Diversity within your day. Services offered in home individual sessions, in home or at MCCI’s own gym small group classes, plus larger community groups at MCCI’s own gym or various community locations.
  • Excellent career satisfaction working with multicultural staff and clientele.
  • Utilises CHSP and HCP funding to prescribe exercise programs for the over 65’s population as eligible with MAC.
  • Rewarding client progression often from sedentary to regaining independence and daily function.
  • Assisting clients that would often be unable to access services.
  • Significantly reduced reporting requirements to several AEP roles.
  • Ability to build client rapport with not having predetermined session frequency restrictions.

About MCCI

MCCI is an award winning not-for-profit community organisation providing a range of programs and services to people from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds and promoting the values of multiculturalism in the community. 

Next Steps

For more information about the role, please visit our website www.mcci.org.au to download the position description or download the attachment.

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