Splash Physiotherapy is growing, and has caseloads ready for enthusiastic, motivated, playful physios to join us!

We are open to job sharing or part time combinations. 

  • Enjoy achieving goals with physiotherapy in the community, aquatics, bike riding,  and sports and recreation activities, with babies through to young people.

  • Join a supportive team with ongoing development, and full admin support.

Our core purpose: We help babies, children and young people learn everyday functional activities to participate in life at home, school and the community. 

A Splash Physiotherapist is: 

  • passionate about participation in everyday life

  • driven by our core values to provide evidence informed care

  • friendly, supportive, empathetic

  • enthusiastic, playful, creative

  • cooperative within a team and able to work independently

  • motivated, takes initiative with learning to further their skills, seeks support as needed

  • an excellent communicator

  • keen to work in the pool

  • someone who enjoys working in different environments: playgrounds, homes, swimming pools, schools, childcare, telehealth

  • able to build and manage a case load with forward planning to work on big picture goals

  • has emotional intelligence and can bring out the best in people around them

 

Requirements: 

  • paediatric physiotherapy experience (start working within your knowledge and capabilities then expand your skills into other age groups and conditions)

  • aquatic and community experience is desirable

  • physiotherapy registration AHPRA

  • current CPR, WWC, police check

  • driver’s licence and your own car to travel between visits

  • full working rights in Australia

  • professional indemnity insurance eg. through APA membership

Here are a few things Splash Physiotherapists do: 

  • we achieve participation goals

  • we bring our values to life through everyday actions

  • we provide quality, goal directed, individual physiotherapy:

    • aquatic physiotherapy (at private swimming schools in Moonee Ponds and Greensborough, or a wheelchair accessible pool where needed)

    • land physiotherapy (at the family’s home, education, sport or recreation setting, telehealth)

    • bike riding, sports and recreation intensives

Splash Physiotherapy offers: 

  • a friendly, supportive, values based team where knowledge is shared, and we brainstorm through questions together

  • varied caseload from babies through to young people, and simple to complex cases

  • existing full time client load and waitlist to take on, though we are very happy to look at part - time and job share arrangements

  • a flexible working environment

  • competitive remuneration based on experience

  • Splash Physiotherapy learning events, regular mentoring support to develop skills in this specialised area

  • subsidised professional development

  • full admin support, simple stats and systems

  • ipad with cellular data for full time physios

  • we work to school terms and usually 1 week per school holidays

  • for the right candidate there are exciting career opportunities as we continue to grow, including: to deliver and run new services, mentor and support team members and physiotherapy assistants, deliver professional development.

Senior physiotherapy position: 

Solid experience in: 

  • paediatric physiotherapy 4+ years

  • goal setting in family centred practice

  • formal and informal assessment, delivering goal directed physiotherapy programs for short and long term functional and participation goals

  • using the WHO - ICF model to address all components of goals

  • applying motor learning principles to goal directed physiotherapy

  • engaging children of all ages through play based approach

  • neurodevelopmental conditions and / or rehabilitation delivery for variety of conditions

  • pre - school to adolescence and/ or babies onwards

  • identifying learning areas, actively addressing these, and seeking support where required 

  • independent case load management

  • supporting team members in collaborative learning

  • understanding of evidence informed care

  • communication with children, families, health professionals and community teams

Preferred experience in: 

  • working as part of a team to support developmental goals other than gross motor (eg.  as in early childhood intervention,  rehab services)

  • aquatic physiotherapy, swim teaching

  • working towards active leisure / sports goals

  • facilitating inclusion in community based active leisure / sports activities including addressing barriers

  • use of the Strengths Based Approach

  • assistive technology trial and prescription under NDIS

  • working with NDIS participants

  • community based delivery of services in natural settings (eg. home, sports, leisure, community)

  • working with education settings (eg. childcare, kinder, school)

Does this sound almost like you? 

Do you share our enthusiasm, values, growth mindset and active learning skills? 

Physiotherapists with transferable experience in other clinical areas will be considered, with additional mentoring provided alongside your active learning plans

Potential to grow specific caseload and new services to match your skill area of interest

Early career physiotherapy position: 

Solid experience in: 

  • working as part of a team 

  • formal and informal assessments

  • collaborative goal setting 

  • developing effective treatment plans

  • applying motor learning principles to goal directed physiotherapy

  • understanding typical development

  • identifying learning areas, actively addressing these, and seeking support where required 

  • contributing to group collaborative learning

  • understanding of evidence informed care

  • identifying red flags and managing risk in sessions

  • communication with people from diverse backgrounds and ages 

Preferred experience in: 

  • paediatric physiotherapy / disability / NDIS

  • aquatic physiotherapy, swim teaching

  • working as part of a team to support developmental goals other than gross motor 

  • working towards active leisure / sports goals

  • facilitating inclusion in community based active leisure / sports activities including addressing barriers

  • using the WHO - ICF

  • assistive technology use, trial and prescription

  • working with NDIS participants

  • community based delivery of services

  • working with education settings

Does this sound almost like you? 

Do you share our enthusiasm, values, growth mindset and active learning skills? 

Physiotherapists with transferable experience in other clinical areas will be considered, with additional mentoring provided alongside your active learning plans

Contact Shayna Gavin

0413 026 200 (school days, 9am - 5pm)

shayna@splashphysiotherapy.com

Apply:  Watch Shayna's video about the position, and have a look through our website splashphysiotherapy.com,

Feel free to get in touch for a chat with any queries before applying!

Email in your CV with a cover letter explaining why you’re a great fit for our core values.

Answers to frequently asked questions: 

  • if you love the sound of parts of this job and have queries or concerns about other parts, let's talk about it! 

  • you would only work with babies if you have training and experience. If you prefer to work with preschool aged children and onwards, that is no problem. If you are wanting to gain experience working with babies we have opportunities to do that.

  • yes we do need a physio eager to work in the pool most days. We typically do some aquatic and land based sessions on most days

  • we have capacity to take on a full time physiotherapist but we are very happy to look at job share & flexible arrangements

  • this is an employed not a contracted position

  • our wait list is quite evenly spread between our Greensborough and Moonee Ponds bases at present. There is potential to shift to one base only in the future so everyone can work nearest to their home. 

  • we have non - contact time scheduled into your day. We recognise this is a vital part of your clinical care, and we don't expect it to be 'volunteered' after hours

  • yes we are on top of the NDIS and helping families to make it work for them, as well as advocating for further improvement

  • we are happy to hear your questions and ideas! That's part of our team culture, we are always improving! 

Call us 9am - 5pm school days

0413 026 200

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Within 30 mins of our pools

Sydenham Street Swimming School

15 Sydenham St Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

 

Van Dyk's Swimming Academy

241 Para Rd Greensborough VIC 3088

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