Exercise Physiologist – New Graduate Opportunity, Sydney

Exercise Physiologist – New Graduate Opportunity – Sydney

SYDNEY | Full-time or Permanent Part-Time | Currently taking applicants

Who are we?

Brain Train’s mission and purpose is to empower people with autism, and neuro-developmental differences, to live their best life.

We are an innovative NDIS-registered allied health service provider. We support our community with autism and other neurological challenges, through unique play-based therapies that our clients love. With multi-disciplinary facilities in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, and strong demand for additional locations, we are committed to building and nurturing a team of like-minded individuals.

We are looking for energetic, engaging and enthusiastic Exercise Physiologists to deliver our foundational sensorimotor integration and neurodevelopmental program. You will receive all the training you need to increase your sensorimotor and neurodevelopmental knowledge and over time will have the opportunity to use your skills and experience to help children meet more advanced goals.

New Graduate Program

As part of the New Graduate Program at Brain Train, you will be assigned a Senior Exercise Physiologist as your supervisor and they will guide you through your training and induction process. They will provide ongoing supervision in a structured and tailored way to ensure you feel supported and confident to fulfil the requirements of your role. You will be exposed to other disciplines as part of your learning which includes observational sessions with Occupational therapists, Speech Pathologists and Physiotherapists here at Brain Train.

As you progress through your training, responsibilities and role-specific tasks will be increased in line with realistic time frames of a new graduate’s experience.

Why work with Brain Train?

A unique culture.

Our diverse team of multi-discipline therapists have created a culture built on respect and care for our clients and each other. We are a supportive team with a focus on developing our capacity as a whole to ensure our clients receive the best possible care. We are a team that celebrates birthdays and successes, spends lunch breaks together, and truly cares about ensuring that both our team and clients feel safe, respected, and recognised.

Therapists talking to therapists.

We focus on a holistic and multidisciplinary approach with a focus on optimising client outcomes. Time is provided in the working day for discipline-specific and multidisciplinary team meetings to upskill and discuss cases with a multidisciplinary focus. There are opportunities to work directly with multidisciplinary therapists in joint sessions, groups, and other flexible therapeutic modalities.

Proactive personal AND professional development.

We prioritise work/life balance, which is reflected in our team culture. We offer ‘wellness’ leave days, office snacks and culture-building activities. To ensure our team stays up to date we offer an annual professional development budget, additional paid PD days, monthly lunch and learns, regular supervision, and regular team meetings.

You will be involved in:

  • Providing interventions to target reflex and sensorimotor integration whilst considering an individual’s sensory processing strengths and challenges, self-regulation, and motor differences
  • Facilitating functional and stimulating experiences to target and achieve individualised goals
  • Implementing, monitoring and reviewing treatment plans
  • Conducting Neurodevelopmental Efficiency Tests to determine baseline and post-treatment data
  • Providing high-quality feedback and education to parents and caregivers
  • Advocating for the child and family and supporting self-advocacy skills
  • Maintaining high-quality documentation including written assessments and reports, and case notes for all clients
  • Together with all staff, you will have a shared and overriding responsibility to support the company’s clients and their parents, carers and guardians during all contact points with the Company
  • Compliance with the NDIS Code of Conduct

Selection Criteria – The be considered for this role, please address the following in a cover letter:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Exercise Physiology
  • Appropriate  Registration with ESSA (AEP)
  • NDIS Workers Clearance and Working with Children Checks
  • First aid and CPR accreditation
  • This is a hands-on and active role. You will regularly be required to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, kneel, crouch, crawl and lift
  • Demonstrated history of  positive  interaction  with children with special needs or complex challenges
  • Demonstrate intuition, and have high levels of energy, engagement and enthusiasm

How to Apply

If you’re looking for a truly rewarding role with a great team, where you’re encouraged to grow and thrive, apply now with a cover letter and resume which demonstrates your ability to deliver on the responsibilities for the role. Please send this to careers@thebraintrainco.com

Brain Train welcomes the rich diversity of our community and strives to be inclusive for all. As an equal-opportunity employer, we promote social inclusion and encourage applications from all persons.