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Exercise Physiologist – Katherine West Health Board – Katherine

Exercise Physiologist – Katherine West Health Board – Katherine

  • Relocation assistance available for eligible candidates
  • Full time contract available
  • Six weeks annual leave, professional development support, leave loading and generous salary sacrifice provisions

Why Katherine West?
Katherine West Health Board (KWHB) is an industry renowned provider of preventative, clinical and emergency primary health care in the Northern Territory. Founded in 1998, KWHB is a fully accredited Aboriginal community-controlled health service based across the rolling river and desert country of the remote outback region to the southwest of Katherine in Australia’s Northern Territory.

What’s in it for you?

  • Relocation assistance and educational grants available for eligible candidates
  • Opportunity to deliver services in rural and remote areas in the Katherine region
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Six weeks annual leave, professional development support, leave loading and generous salary sacrifice provisions
  • Daily travel allowance when away from Katherine

What’s the role?
Duties include:

  • Provide high quality exercise and movement assessment and support for individual clients in the Katherine West region
  • Ensure integrated service delivery and follow up, coordinated and communicated as required with health leadership, internal and external providers and visiting staff
  • Provide follow up monitoring and care as directed through health assessment/TCA/GPMP
  • Provide training in relevant areas to RANs and other KWHB team members as well as participate in CQI cycles
  • Coordination, as required with other relevant internal, visiting and external providers

Is this the right role for you?
Not limited to but before you apply, we need you to have:

  • Undergraduate or post graduate qualification in Exercise Physiology and registration with ESSA
  • Experience in working and communicating with Aboriginal people (or another cross cultural setting) and have strong commitment to improving health outcomes for people living in remote communities
  • Knowledge of health related issues affecting remote Aboriginal communities
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts and information in a clear and informative way to clients with a wide range of levels of literacy and formal education.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high quality assessment and intervention programs for clients with chronic disease in a professional, confidential and culturally safe manner.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity or other opportunities, please contact Brie Culph on 08 8982 1056 for a confidential discussion.

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

Negotiable
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Job Type:

Allied Health

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