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Aquatic Therapist

Advertiser: Inclusive Sport SA Inc.More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
6 Oct 2020
$35 - $44.99 per hour
Work Type
Healthcare & Medical, Physiotherapy, OT & Rehabilitation

Inclusive Sport SA has a unique opportunity for qualified Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists and Physiotherapists to fill Casual positions within its highly successful Rapidswim: Aquatic Therapy program.   

The successful applicants will have a passion for social inclusion and a ‘can do’ attitude.

If you would like to maximise your professional development, gain skills in a unique environment and add value to the lives of people living with disability; this is your opportunity.

In the Rapidswim: Aquatic Therapy program, therapists work 1:1 in either 30 or 45 minute sessions with young people and adults living with sensory, intellectual and/or other disabilities to increase their personal development and water safety skills. Inclusive Sport SA also provides new therapists with mentoring and training in the hydro environment.

We are currently looking to find casual therapists for our Brighton and Mile End Programs. As the successful applicant, Rapidswim will work with you to allocate you shifts that suit you, depending on your capacity and experience. The programs that we are currently looking to find staff for are:

  • Mondays 4pm – 7:45pm (Brighton)
  • Wednesdays 4.45pm – 8pm (Mile End)

Our programs are run during the school terms and not through the school holidays.

Essential Requirements:

  • Therapists must have patience, passion and a positive attitude
  • Qualified and registered with their industry board (eg. AHPRA)
  • Provide First Aid Qualification
  • Perform CPR Qualification
  • DCSI - Child-related employment 

Inclusive Sport SA provides training in Aquatic Therapy and offers above award wages. A uniform is provided. 

To apply please send a one page (maximum) cover letter addressing your experience and reasons for wanting to work in the Rapidswim: Aquatic Therapy program, along with your resume and copies of your essential qualifications to Ben Steer, Rapidswim Manager. Please apply via email: Applications will be reviewed with formal interviews, program observation and training before appointment.

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