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Accredited Exercise Physiologist

  • Work for a leading national non-profit organisation 
  • Flexible working arrangements, part-time or full-time
  • Excellent induction program, training & support

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.

SCIA’s NeuroMoves provides a suite of exercise services for people with a spinal cord injury or other physical disability. NeuroMoves aims to decrease the barriers that arise for people with a disability to access quality exercise services – from the most basic of exercise to the highly specialised and intensive options. 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, Adelaide and Perth.

SCIA are looking for an outstanding Exercise Physiologist (EP) to join our team in Adelaide. 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 small 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 and Sports Science 
  • Accredited with Exercise and Sports 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 Public benevolent institutions salary packaging options.

If you are interested in this rewarding and challenging opportunity please send a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, and your CV, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or contact Jenny Woolley on  1800 819 775 for more information.

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


Physiotherapist

  • Work for a leading national non-profit organisation 
  • Flexible working arrangements part-time or full-time 
  • Excellent induction program, training & support 

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.

SCIA’s NeuroMoves provides a suite of exercise services for people with a spinal cord injury or other physical disability. NeuroMoves aims to decrease the barriers that arise for people with a disability to access quality exercise services, from the most basic of exercise to the highly specialised and intensive options. 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, Adelaide and Perth.

SCIA are looking for an experienced Physiotherapist to join our team in Adelaide. The role involves working as a part of a small team to deliver quality intensive exercise therapy sessions to clients with neurological conditions. 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 
  • 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 
  • 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 salary packaging options.

If you are interested in this rewarding and challenging opportunity please send a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, and your CV, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or contact Jenny Woolley on 1800 819 775 for more information.

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


Assistant in Nursing

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia 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 currently looking to recruit a casual Assistant in Nursing to work within our Occasional and Emergency Services team to support people with a Spinal Cord Injury or other physical disability on a flexible, daily or emergency basis living in the Eastern Suburbs with personal support needs.

The primary role of the Assistant in Nursing is to:

  • Assist the resident in their daily living and provide personal care within the parameters of community living;
  • Ensure effective communication is maintained with co-workers, via diaries or other means;
  • Ensure that care is provided and recorded in a confidential and professional manner.

Competencies, Knowledge and Qualifications Required:
To succeed in the role you will have:

  • Relevant knowledge & experience in personal care (e.g. Certificate III in Health).
  • Experience and an understanding of the assistance and support required for a person with a disability living in their own home.
  • First Aid Certificate.
  • Flexible attitude to responsibilities and work hours.
  • Ability to prioritise client’s needs, without sacrifice to health or service.
  • Ability to problem-solve and relate well with others at varying levels.
  • National Police Check and Working with Children Check clearance. 
  • An understanding of autonomic dysreflexia and other issues in relation to SCI or other similar disabilities (training provided).
  • Computer literacy including MS Office skills.

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, an attractive remuneration rate and a great location.

If you are interested in this rewarding opportunity please send a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and our organisation, and 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.


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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