Exercise Physiologist – New Graduate Opportunity, Melbourne

Exercise Physiologist – New Graduate Opportunity – Melbourne

MELBOURNE | 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.

     

    Why work with Brain Train?

    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.

     

    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

    If you’re looking for a truly rewarding role with a great team, where you’re encouraged to grow and thrive, apply now via SEEK with a cover letter and resume which demonstrates your ability to deliver on the responsibilities for the role.

    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.


About Us

Brain Train is a rapidly growing Allied Health service supporting children and adults with autism and other neurological challenges. We provide services in Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne to over 800 children and adults. Our foundational program is based on sensorimotor integration and our service covers a vast range of therapies.

Why work with Brain Train?

A unique culture.

When you join the growing multi-disciplinary team at Brain Train, you will immediately recognise the uniquely family orientated culture we have worked so hard to develop. This provides our team with a distinctly and highly supportive work environment that we like to think of as the best of both worlds – a national multi-disciplinary support team, balanced by an individualised therapeutic approach.

Team members talking to team members.

True cross-centre and cross-discipline collaboration, creating the genuine synergy that is possible with a mutually respectful multi-disciplinary approach and a relentless focus on optimising client outcomes, makes for an inspiring work environment.

Proactive personal AND professional development.

In addition to the competitive remuneration package you would expect from a highly regarded registered NDIS provider committed to hiring the best professionals in the market, we ‘walk the wellness talk’ with in-house yoga and mindfulness classes, team wellness stations, and a deep concern for proactively managing work / life balance.

A career at Brain Train is more than just a job! It’s an opportunity to join a community of like-minded professionals committed to making a positive difference in the lives of children and adults with autism and neurodevelopmental differences. Our commitment to creating an enjoyable and healthy workplace, life balance, and career development ensures a career path exists for high achievers.

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.