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Position Available – Exercise Physiologist

POSITION TITLE: Exercise Physiologist

 

TENURE: 52 hours in total (Contract)

AWARD: Health Professionals and Support Services Award (MA000027)

TOTAL PAY: $1753.96

 

Organisational Context 

Norlane Community Centre Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services, facilities, programs, and activities in response to community need. It aims to strengthen the community through creating a space of belonging, inclusivity, equity, and growth. It is a place for people to gain friendships, support, and learning.

The Centre is governed by a Board of Management, elected every three years, whose members are drawn from the community.

The Centre is a child safe organisation which also values equal opportunity, diversity, and social inclusion. In all our actions we promote the safety, participation, and empowerment of all children, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, children who identify as LGBTQIA+ and children with a disability. We welcome people of all backgrounds and communities to apply for this position, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all ages, genders, religion, ethnicities, sexual orientation, and ability.

Mission

The Norlane Community Centre is a leader in empowering our community to build its capacity.

Vision

A community where everyone has the opportunity to be engaged, accepted, and actively involved and their contributions valued.

 

 

Position Description

Norlane Community Centre is looking for Exercise Physiologist to engage with community and stakeholders to advance the “Health at Every Size” (HAES) philosophy. This would involve

  • Facilitating discussions, workshops, and initiatives, collaborating with diverse partners to foster understanding and integration of HAES principles.
  • The ideal candidate would have ability to work with diversity of body shapes and sizes with the aim to create a safe and inclusive environment for individuals of all sizes to engage in physical activity, but also understand and support those who choose not to exercise.
  • This role involves designing personalized exercise programs, providing guidance on movement, and fostering a positive and non-judgmental atmosphere that supports clients’ overall health.

General Requirements

  • Adhere to Norlane Community Centre’s Code of Conduct and Child Safe Policy

 

Education/Experience

  • Degree in Exercise Physiology. (Pre Graduates or Final Year Students are welcomed to apply)
  • Understanding of social determinants of health.
  • Proficient understanding of HAES principles and effective communication skills.
  • Research proficiency for evidence-based communication.
  • Strong organizational skills for planning engagement events.
  • Combination of on-site and remote engagement, totalling 52 hours.

Essential functions:

  • Organise Community Engagement Activities
  • Collaborate with healthcare providers and groups to implement HAES in diverse contexts.
  • Cultivate partnerships with community members and community facility.
  • Build an existing Partnership between gym and community centre.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently.
  • Reliable and punctual.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Organised and able to follow a schedule.
  • Ability to read, analyse, understand and interpret instruction. Good communication skills required, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions and solve practical problems.
  • Capacity and willingness to seek clarification where necessary.

 

 

Norlane Community Centre is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, ethnicity, or disability.

TO APPLY:

Address your application to: The Coordinator, Norlane Community Centre, PO Box 1067, Corio 3214 or alternatively email them to [email protected]

Inquiries: Esther Konings-Oakes or Rebecca Medley 52758124.