Sports Podiatry/Biomechanics position
Podiatry Professionals and the Canberra Heel Pain Institute
$90,000 - $129,999 base plus commission
Ready to take your career to the next level and be part of something special?
Podiatry Professionals are ever progressing, and we are looking for one or two full time or part time energetic podiatrists for a diverse role with a detailed biomechanical focus, amongst a friendly team of Sports Podiatrists. The job will be balanced with other podiatry areas of interest within a motivated and vibrant private practice which has an established referral base from surrounding medical centres, sports physicians, physiotherapists, Department of Defence and orthopaedic surgeons.
We have a range of locations with our main, sports focused clinics in the heart of the city (Braddon) which we have combined with our other dedicated passion, The Canberra Heel Pain Institute. This is a clinic directly focusing on managing heel pain that includes a team of podiatrists, sports doctor, physiotherapist, orthopaedic surgeon, footwear retail and imaging all combining to provide the most up to date and broad treatment centre for heel pain. We have also recently established a ‘Sports Podiatry specific clinic’ next door to our Braddon rooms which is equipped state of the art equipment including force measurement treadmills for dedicated MSK assessments.
Our new podiatrist will join this group and share their time between the two independent ventures. Our ‘why’ is to 'progress the quality of life' of all our patients and each other, we live by this mantra daily. Our core values include:
The successful podiatrist(s) will see a broad range of patients promoting progression and the opportunity to develop themselves in areas of interest such as sports podiatry and treating elite athletes, paediatrics, biomechanics/orthotic therapy, MSK treatment plans, modern treatment modalities, diabetes and nail surgeries.
Our clinics have a sharp focus on biomechanics and sports podiatry which accommodates for 70-75% of our patient load. We have a unique range of orthotics including our own in house prefabricated/semi-custom and custom range. We have been heavily involved in treating Australian Defence Force members for 13 years now and we treat a large number of ADF personal each week. The successful applicant will be up skilled and specifically involved in treating these members.
For those that are interested in taking their careers further or those who have detailed experience, there is potential to get involved with the growth and development of the practice. High end salary plus a very healthy incentive bonus and education bonus is our common remuneration and dependent on the podiatrist’s experience and knowledge. Salary paid well above the award with the view to increase in line with performance and remuneration is only limited by the applicant’s ability and motivation!
The applicant’s time can be shared amongst either of the practice locations with the scope to tailor the role pending clinical focus. Time and detailed mentoring is allocated for CPD and regular in house professional development on a weekly basis. Each of our team members have half a day off per week for personal time!
The applicant will also be supported with the team's two podiatry assistants to complete all sterilisation and help with podiatry related tasks including orthotic refurbs, nail surgeries and some treatments. Additionally, the clinic's virtual assistant is available to assist with all administration tasks, report writing and professional communication.
Come and be part of the podiatry practice of the ACT Brumbies, The WNBL winning Canberra Capitals, ACT Meteors, Cricket ACT, The Canberra Brave, the junior Canberra Raiders, ACTAS and numerous local sporting teams. Canberra is a hidden gem as one of the safest cities COVID wise with a great economy and healthy lifestyle options. We are located in the heart of Braddon, only a short walk to Canberra City and CBD. There is on-site staff parking and no traffic to contend with like Sydney or Melbourne and the snow fields and beaches are within 90mins and perfect to visit for a day trip or a weekend get-away.
Essential criteria for this role:
The successful applicant will be paid a bursary of $10,000. That’s right, any podiatrist who joins our team will be paid $10,000 just for becoming part of the team! That’s how much we value our team.