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Physiotherapist - NeuroMoves Program

  • Work for a leading national non-profit organisation 
  • Excellent induction program, training & support
  • Be part of a growing visionary exercise program

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a member-based national social enterprise that promotes independence and provides services to people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disabilities to assist them to get 'back on track' and achieve their goals. Working together with our clients, we assist in the elimination of barriers that prevent social inclusion for people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disability, ensuring that the society in which we live is accessible in every way.

NeuroMoves provides a suite of exercise services for people with a spinal cord injury or other physical disability. NeuroMoves offers the opportunity for people to improve their functional capacity, acquire new skills, prevent secondary health complications and increase their independence and overall health, fitness and well-being in a welcoming, motivating and supportive environment. NeuroMoves is currently operating in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Lismore, Adelaide and Perth.

SCIA is looking for an outstanding Physiotherapist to join our NeuroMoves team in our new clinic in Flynn, Canberra.

The Physiotherapist will work autonomously under the guidance of their supervisor, manage a case load of clients with varying conditions, assess individual client needs and set goals accordingly, provide guidance to less experienced staff and prepare reports/plans for clients, medical and health professionals and external funding agencies.

To succeed in the role, you will have the following experience, attributes and capabilities:

  • Tertiary qualification in Physiotherapy 
  • The drive to meet billable hour/revenue targets 
  • Registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) 
  • Proven clinical experience with excellent clinical reasoning skills 
  • Experience in working as part of a team, ideally in a rehabilitation or community based setting 
  • An ability to encourage and support clients with an empathic, positive approach 
  • Strong written, administration, organisation and time management skills and familiar with using a CRM system 
  • Ability to be involved in work of a highly physical nature
  • Passionate about working with neurological populations

SCIA has a dedicated, supportive and innovative culture and so we are looking for someone who will fit well into our team by having a positive attitude, strong relationship building skills and a passion for improving the circumstances of marginalised and disadvantaged people.

SCIA offers a flexible, inclusive and friendly work environment and an attractive remuneration package including PBI salary packaging options.

If you are interested in this rewarding and challenging opportunity please submit a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, and your CV and email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please contact Judith, on 02 8347 3006 with any enquiries regarding this role.

The successful applicant will need to provide a National Police Check and Working with Children Check clearance.


Exercise Physiologist - NeuroMoves Program

  • Work for a leading national non-profit organisation 
  • Casual role
  • Be part of a growing visionary exercise program

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a member-based national Social Enterprise that promotes independence and provides services to people with a spinal cord injury and other neurological disabilities to assist them to get 'back on track' and achieve their goals. Working together with our clients, we assist in the elimination of barriers that prevent social inclusion for people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disability, ensuring that the society in which we live is accessible in every way.

NeuroMoves provides a suite of exercise services for people with a spinal cord injury or other physical disability. NeuroMoves offers the opportunity for people to improve their functional capacity, acquire new skills, prevent secondary health complications and increase their independence and overall health, fitness and well-being in a welcoming, motivating and supportive environment. NeuroMoves is currently operating in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Lismore, Adelaide and Perth.

SCIA is looking for an outstanding Exercise Physiologist (EP) to join our NeuroMoves team in our new clinic in Flynn, Canberra. Exercise physiology is an integral part of the vast majority of our client's rehabilitation, and we would love to team up with a motivated EP to assist us in providing optimal client outcomes.

The EP role involves working as a part of a team to deliver quality exercise therapy sessions to clients with neurological conditions. The EP will work autonomously under the guidance of their supervisor, manage a case load of clients with varying conditions, assess individual client needs and set goals accordingly, provide guidance to less experienced staff and prepare reports/plans for clients, medical and health professionals and external funding agencies.

To succeed in the role you will have the following experience, attributes and capabilities:

  • Tertiary qualification in Exercise Physiology 
  • Accredited with Exercise and Sport Science Australia (ESSA) 
  • Proven clinical experience with excellent clinical reasoning skills 
  • Experience in working as part of a team, ideally in a rehabilitation or community based setting 
  • An ability to encourage and support clients with an empathic, positive approach 
  • Strong written, administration, organisation and time management skills 
  • Ability adhere to work health and safety protocols and awareness of work health and safety issues 
  • Ability to be involved in work of a highly physical nature
  • Passionate about working with neurological populations

SCIA has a great culture and so we are looking for someone who will fit well into our team by having a positive attitude, strong relationship building skills and a passion for improving the circumstances of marginalised and disadvantaged people.

SCIA offers a flexible, supportive and friendly work environment and an attractive remuneration package including PBI salary packaging options.

If you are interested in this rewarding and challenging opportunity please submit a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, and your CV and email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Please contact Judith, on 02 8347 3006 with any enquiries regarding this role.  

The successful applicant will need to provide a National Police Check and Working with Children Check clearance.


Sales Manager

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a leading social enterprise committed to ensuring ongoing empowerment and independence for people living with a spinal cord injury in the community.  We are passionate about continually improving our service offerings and driving innovation to provide maximum opportunity for those whose lives are affected by traumatic injury.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the SCIA Marketing and Fundraising team and be responsible for recruiting new customers for our innovative exercise service, NeuroMoves and other services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

To succeed in the role you will be a talented professional with exceptional sales and customer relationship skills and be able to work independently while also flourishing in a position that is highly collaborative.

You will have experience and skills in the following areas:

  • Demonstrated sales B2C experience with proven track record in achieving targets.
  • Capability to develop a strategic approach to customer recruitment and sales strategy, planning and execution.
  • Experience creating, developing and executing sales campaigns.
  • Ability to define a USP for each SCIA service that can be developed over time to meet set KPIs.
  • Building a sustainable pipeline of activity for growth of all SCIA services.
  • Proven evidence of managing projects with multiple key stakeholders.
  • Strong database usage skills, ideally Salesforce.
  • Willingness to embrace the flexible and supportive working environment SCIA provides for its staff, particularly those with a disability.
  • Excellent communication skills and a personable approach to effective sales.
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate own plans and advise team on opportunities where appropriate.
  • Experience in the not-for-profit or disability sector would be highly regarded, though not essential.
  • Relevant tertiary education.

SCIA offers:

  • A flexible family friendly work environment
  • Ongoing training and development
  • A health and wellbeing program
  • A competitive remuneration package including PBI salary packaging options
  • A fun and supportive team environment in a great city location.

The position is a full-time position (37.5 hours per week) and is based at our Woolloomooloo office. People with a disability are encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in this rewarding career opportunity please send a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, along with your CV, to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or contact Judith on 1800 819 775 for more information. We thank all applicants in advance as only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Successful candidates are required to complete pre-employment screening including a criminal background check.


Customer Connect Specialist

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a leading social enterprise committed to ensuring ongoing empowerment and independence for people living with a spinal cord injury in the community.  We are passionate about continually improving our service offerings and driving innovation to provide maximum opportunity for those whose lives are affected by traumatic injury.

SCIA is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced customer engagement / customer service professional who can uphold our mantra "know your customer" and deliver on our service ethos "I can help you with that".

Reporting directly to the Customer Connect Manager, the Customer Connect Specialist (CCS) will be a team player responsible for assisting customers and stakeholders with preliminary enquiries and transactions e.g. requests for information, enquiries about services, membership, application processes, billing and payments.        

The CCS will also conduct outbound customer engagement including promoting services, member benefits, client follow-up/re-engagement, and locating/acquiring new clients. These outbound contacts will be needs and goals based (a reflection of our understanding of the customer), rather than sales based. This is an important distinction and a point of differentiation for our organisation.

The CCS will be required to maintain customer information in our CRM system.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in designing and documenting procedures, training and coaching other team members, and leading improvement projects and cross-team work groups.

What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience in a customer service role
  • Demonstrated commitment to exceptional customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to organise and prioritise effectively
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a changing environment
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships at all levels
  • Enthusiasm and genuine commitment to achieving positive outcomes for customers
  • Proactive and collaborative team player with a desire to effect positive change
  • Previous experience in a leadership role
  • Ability and willingness to support a team through monitoring and coaching

SCIA offers:

  • A flexible family friendly work environment
  • Ongoing training and development
  • A health and wellbeing program
  • A competitive remuneration package including PBI salary packaging options and a performance based bonus plan
  • On-site parking and a great location.

The successful candidate will work from our Little Bay office. People with a disability are encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in this rewarding career opportunity please send a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, along with your CV, to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or contact Judith on 1800 819 775 for more information. We thank all applicants in advance as only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Successful candidates are required to complete pre-employment screening including a criminal background check.


Peer & Social Supports Coordinator

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a member-based national Social Enterprise that promotes independence and provides services to people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disabilities to assist them to get 'back on track' and achieve their goals. Working together with our clients, we assist in the elimination of barriers that prevent social inclusion for people with a spinal cord injury and other physical disability, ensuring that the society in which we live is accessible in every way.

We are looking for a passionate individual to join our team in Little Bay as a Peer and Social Supports Coordinator on a fixed term contract basis.

You will:

  • Provide coordination of SCIA's individual advocacy service
  • Deliver high quality client focused outcomes as an individual advocate
  • Creation and completion of goal setting and outcome based plans
  • Collaborate with clients, families, providers, medical practitioners and other stakeholders.

You are an advocate for people living with disability with the following experience and capabilities:

  • Thorough understanding and demonstrated ability as an advocate
  • Proven track record of ability to liaise between stakeholders and follow through to achieve positive outcomes
  • Understanding of NDIS, NDIS participant plans and disability services
  • Case management / case worker experience
  • Excellent documentation skills in particular case records. Experience using Salesforce will be highly regarded
  • Have person centred and outcome focused approach
  • Industry relevant formal qualifications or training.

SCIA offers a flexible, supportive and friendly work environment and an attractive remuneration package including salary packaging options.

 This position may be worked in either a full-time (37.5 hrs p/week) or part-time (30 hrs p/week) capacity. People with a disability are encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in this rewarding career opportunity please send a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, along with your CV, to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or contact Judith on 1800 819 775 for more information. We thank all applicants in advance as only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Successful candidates are required to complete pre-employment screening including a criminal background check.


Business Development Manager

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) is a leading social enterprise committed to ensuring ongoing empowerment and independence for people living with a spinal cord injury.  We are passionate about continually improving our services and providing maximum opportunity for those whose lives are affected by spinal cord injury.

As SCIA transitions into the new world of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), an exciting opportunity has arisen to join the SCIA Marketing and Fundraising team.  Our new Business Development Manager will be responsible for securing new revenue sources, primarily through the expansion of our Australian Disability Enterprise (ADE).

Working closely with the Marketing and Fundraising Manager, you will drive the growth of SCIA’s ADE business by securing new government and corporate contracts and ensuring existing client relationships are maintained. This role will also be responsible for educating companies and raising awareness of the benefits of employing people with physical disabilities and outsourcing work to ADE’s.

The duties of the role include;

  • Working with the Marketing & Fundraising team and external consultants to develop a strategy for identifying and approaching companies about the outsourcing of contracts to SCIA’s ADE and seeking opportunities for wider corporate partnerships
  • Undertaking all prospect research and developing a pipeline of warm and cold contacts through a variety of different methods including networking and speaking at social procurement events.
  • Accurately recording prospects in Salesforce, and sharing all other corporate partnership opportunities with the Fundraising Manager and all prospect client leads with the Sales Manager.
  • Creating a compelling proposition and tailored packages to sell the ADE.
  • Developing disability awareness training packages

To succeed in the role, you will have exceptional business development and relationship building skills and have the ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively where required.

In addition, you will have experience and skills in the following areas:

  • Strategic approach to developing new markets and business opportunities
  • Managing projects with multiple key stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience with proven track record in achieving and exceeding targets
  • Strong database usage skills, ideally Salesforce
  • Well-developed business analysis and management skills in large organisations
  • Relationship management at all levels
  • Enthusiastic and confident in public speaking and networking
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in management, finance, marketing, social sciences, health or other relevant professional field.

SCIA offers:

  • Supportive of flexible working arrangements
  • A family friendly work environment
  • Ongoing training and development
  • A health and wellbeing program
  • A competitive remuneration package including PBI salary packaging options
  • A dedicated, fun, clever and supportive team environment in a great location.

The position is to be worked in full-time capacity (37.5 hours per week) and is based at our Woolloomooloo office. People with a disability are encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in this rewarding career opportunity please send a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, along with your CV, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or contact Judith on 1800 819 775 for more information. We thank all applicants in advance as only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Successful candidates are required to complete pre-employment screening including a criminal background check.


Community Fundraising Collectors

SCIA is looking for committed and outgoing individuals to join our team to collect donations and raise awareness for people whose lives are affected by traumatic injury. We are looking for candidates that are passionate about the cause and enjoy having conversations. If you are interested in this opportunity please email your CV, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or contact Jenny on 1800 819 775 for more information.

Successful candidates are required to complete pre-employment screening including a criminal background check.

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