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Exercise Physiologist

Job posted: 15/10/2020
Applications close: 29/10/2020 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical

Reference: 43651

Reference: 43651

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan


  • Fix Term Exercise Physiologist 0.4 position

  • December 2020 – October 2021

  • Monash Health Community

  • 14 hours per week Fix Term

  • Note: Tuesday 21:00 finish  and Thursday finish 19:00


Monash Health Community has an exciting opportunity for an Exercise Physiologist to join our Forensic Mental Health in Community Health (FMHICH) program and Youth and Family Team.  This position will be responsible for providing an effective exercise physiology service.


As well as having a qualification as an exercise physiologist, the applicant must have sound communication, organisational and team work skills.



  • Managing and prioritising participants referred to the program.

  • Undertaking comprehensive assessments.

  • Developing and monitoring participants care plans.

  • Developing and facilitating a variety of group exercise programs.

  • Collaborating with members of the participants care team.

  • The role will require the successful applicant to identify, assess, plan and implement effective interventions for participants on a correction order, that  present with complex Mental Health and trauma histories


As a member of the Forensic Mental Health in Community Health (FMHICH) Program you will be required to provide an efficient, high quality and comprehensive service to Adults 18 and up on Corrections orders residing in the City Of Greater Dandenong, Casey and Cardinia areas. The FMHICH Program, is a comprehensive mental health and broader health evidence-informed service.


The aim of the FMHICH Program is to "to assist eligible individuals to access the mental health care they need and enable them to satisfy the requirement of their Mental Health and Treatment Rehabilitation (MHTR) condition while reducing their recidivism risk.”


It is intended that the Program will assist with providing timely and appropriate assessment and treatment to those who require it, and potentially reduce risk to the community.


As a member of the Youth program you will have experience working with youth aged 16 -25, you will have a high level of knowledge in the application of theory to practice, with skills in assessment, intervention, case management and discharge planning.


You will provide a high standard of assessment, treatment and coordination of Exercise Physiology services for vulnerable youth aged 16 -25 years of age, ensuring you facilitate safe, effective, and person


You will function as a member of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team to promote an integrated and holistic service. This post will require you to work in an outreach model of care as well as community health centre based.                                      


What’s in it for you?



  • Genuine career opportunity to influence and shape the development of the FMHICH program within a Community Health setting

  • Lead and design a new innovative evidence based exercise prescription and best practice service for participants referred to the FMHICH program

  • Satisfaction derived from embedding a new service


How to Apply


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered

Exercise Physiologist

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Contact:

Roger Volk - 0457 119 580

Exercise Physiologist