Working in Allied Health at Yooralla
Yooralla are recruiting allied health professionals to work as part of a multi-disciplinary therapy team using evidence-based practice; to support people with disability of all ages and needs to achieve their goals.
Yooralla employs physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and psychologists.
What is it like to work in an Allied Health role at Yooralla?
Leah, an Occupational Therapist and Carmel, a manager of one of Yooralla’s multidisciplinary Therapy teams, have both been with Yooralla for more than 10 years, and share their experience of what it’s like to work in their respective roles.
As a therapist at Yooralla, you’ll enjoy:
- Working with a large, multidisciplinary team of therapists (as opposed to small or single therapist practice). You’ll work and support people with disability, with an experienced team behind you.
- Work within an experienced allied health team; with Senior Clinicians in place to support allied health staff.
- Ongoing professional development opportunities and support in developing your skills to improve the outcomes for people with disability.
- Annual professional development allowance.
- Communities of practice – our allied health professionals join a team of other practitioners who are interested in the same topics.
- Opportunities for flexible, permanent roles (instead of short-term fixed contracts).
- Opportunities to work with people with disability with varying needs, at all ages and life stages.
- Work with children and families in their everyday environment, including their homes, kindergarten or school.
- Gain experience working with people with disability, or build on your existing disability experience.
- Administration and logistical support, so you can focus on your clinical work.
- Opportunities to get involved in research and development.
- Diversity of case load and ability to work in a person-centred practice model.
- Competitive salary.
- Substantial tax benefits (salary packaging).
- No day is the same!
No experience with disability?
Yooralla understands that not all allied health practitioners will have experience working with people with disability. That’s why we offer extensive training and support, to ensure our allied health professionals can apply their skills to effectively support people with disability to achieve their goals.
Allied health clinical placements
Are you interested in a clinical placement with Yooralla? Yooralla has student placement agreements with major universities in Victoria. If you are interested in working in a clinical placement with Yooralla, please contact your university placement coordinator.
Working with Yooralla
If you want a rewarding role empowering people with disability we’d love to welcome you to our team! Join Yooralla and you’ll work as part of a positive and passionate team, in an organisation that has more than 100 years’ history. Yooralla supports Victorians with disability of all ages and needs, in their home and in the community. As one of Victoria’s oldest and largest not-for-profit disability services providers, Yooralla can provide you with a unique career path where your strengths, enthusiasm and skills are well-rewarded.
If you are interested in applying for any of the positions listed, please click on the relevant position and click on apply now. If you have queries in relation to the position please call the contact person listed on the advertisement.
Applications can also be forwarded to:
People & Culture
PO Box 238 Collins Street West, Melbourne, VIC 8007
Phone: 03 9666 4501