Exercise Physiologist
Northern Sydney Local Health District
Sydney Region, AU
5d ago
source : I work for NSW

Where you'll be working

Northern Sydney’s vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.

What you'll be doing

Each person’s unique journey of recovery will be supported by mental health drug and alcohol services in a way that fosters hope, purpose and resilience.

MHDA Statement of Intention

The intention of the NSLHD MHDA is to provide recovery-oriented, trauma informed services that are guided by evidence based practices and collaboration.

The Exercise Physiologist will work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team, consumers, carers and families to provide specialised assessment, exercise prescription, health education and delivery of individual and group exercise services and lifestyle and behaviour modification programs, with the aim of improving physical and mental health, functional capacity and quality of life.

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria :

  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.
  • Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.

  • Bachelor or post graduate degree in an exercise science related field with eligibility for accreditation as an exercise physiologist with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA).
  • Demonstrated well developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy and ability to use health information systems.

  • Commitment to participation in professional development, quality improvement activities and workplace education.
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge in the provision of an evidence based Exercise Physiology service to consumers, carers and families requiring the physical activity management and rehabilitation of people with a wide variety of chronic and complex conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and manage workload demands, meet deadlines and complete activities (including ability to work within scope of practice and seek assistance when required).
  • Proven ability to exercise professional judgement commensurate with years of experience and to establish effectively collaboratively working relationships within a multi-disciplinary team and inter-agency networks.
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