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Exercise Physiologist Tuckeroo Mental Health Sub Acute Inpatient Unit - Byron Bay

Organisation/Entity: Northern NSW Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Health - Allied | Exercise Physiologist
Job Location:
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Lismore & Far North Coast
Job Reference Number: REQ117555
Work Type: Part-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $62,702.00 - $73,818.00
Closing Date: 28/08/2019 - 11:59 PM
Targeted / Identified:


Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Exercise Physiologist Level 1
Remuneration: $32.41 - $38.16 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20
Requisition ID: REQ117555

Northern NSW Local Health District is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.


Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see www.border.gov.au

Where you’ll be working
“A healthy community through quality care”

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville.  Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between. 


Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages. 


For more information visit Northern NSW Local Health District

What you'll be doing

Plan, coordinate, and implement in-depth levels of clinical expertise and extensive specialised knowledge within Exercise Physiology, as an integral part of the multidisciplinary health care team in order to provide a high quality service to the mental health patients of Lismore Mental Health Inpatient Units consistent with NSW Health and Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) policies, procedures and standards.

Exercise Physiology care is provided utilising the principles of Trauma Informed Care and Recovery which are aligned to relevant State and National  Standards.

  • Tertiary qualifications in an exercise science related field with eligibility for accreditation as an exercise physiologist with ESSA and demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional education and development.
  • Post graduate experience as an exercise physiologist managing the physical activity needs and behaviours of people with mental health related issues, to contribute to improved health outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide clinical Exercise Physiology services within the scope of practice of the position
  • Sound clinical reasoning and decision making; strong organisational and time management skills and demonstrated ability to work as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology, written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to identify key messages, challenges and concerns when communicating with others.
  • Knowledge and understanding of person-centred care, evidenced based practice and quality improvement.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to apply Trauma Informed Care and Recovery principles when developing and implementing exercise physiology care plans to people with mental health issues.
  • Valid unrestricted drivers licence for use in NSW/Australia and willingness to travel in the course of employment

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Heather Thomson on Heather.Thomson1@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 28th August 2019