Physiotherapist / Occupational Therapist – Aged Care – Gooenllabah

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The opportunity;

We’re looking for two Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists to join our fast growing team in the Northern Rivers, specifically, as part of a team that delivers residential aged care services to 230 residents in Goonellabah. You’ll work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, have a lot of opportunity for professional development and a varied case load including aged care facilities and home visits.


About Optimum;

Optimum Allied Health exists to create better access to allied health in regional Australia. We are a team of 45+ allied health professionals servicing the North Coast of NSW and South East QLD in residential aged care, home visits, workplace health and 4 of our own clinics and gyms.

We’re all friendly, helpful and happy people who live our 4 core values of Respect Everyone, Take Responsibility, Contribute to a Team and Solve the Problem every day to serve our clients and partners.


Things you will be doing;

  • Conducting comprehensive clinical assessments under ACFI
  • Provide hands on evidence based treatment in aged care facilties and in clients home.
  • Running group exercise sessions and falls prevention classes
  • Visiting NDIS and Community Aged Care Clients in their own homes
  • Implementing and upgrading rehabilitation exercise programs
  • Communicating with a greater team of allied health professionals and medical practitioners to coordinate effective courses of treatment.
  • Establish excellent relationships with your client base through the provision of excellent care and customer service.
  • Establish excellent relationships with other medical practitioners and foster existing relationships and contracts.


What does it mean to be a part of the Optimum Family?
You’re a someone who loves people and wants to learn and develop new skills. You’re someone who understands that a small thing on a list of priorities might be the only thing that matters to our clients and partners.


Skills needed

  • Hold a physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy degree
  • Ability to build rapport with our clients and team
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to have fun & be a part of a close knit family.
  • Valid police check
  • Valid drivers licence


The benefits;

  • Full time position with all its benefits including superannuation, 4 weeks annual leave and a generous base salary.
  • Annual professional development program with 4 major learning events per year
  • Lot of support and opportunity for development and career progression.


How To Apply: Follow the link below, email your resume and cover letter to or call Dane on 0423 267 856 to have a chat about this role.

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