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Naturopath/Massage Therapist

Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc. (also known as Foundation House)
About the business

The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc. (also known as Foundation House) provides services to advance the health, wellbeing and human rights of people of refugee backgrounds in Victoria who have experienced torture or other traumatic events in their country of origin or while fleeing those countries. The organisation was established in Melbourne in 1987 and is non-denominational, politically neutral and non-aligned. Foundation House is a state-wide agency offering services in metropolitan, regional and rural areas, with head office based in Brunswick. We have approximately 200 staff with metropolitan regional offices in Dallas, Sunshine, Dandenong and Ringwood.

Job description

Naturopath/Massage Therapist

Seeking a Naturopath/Massage Therapist to provide a range of trauma informed therapeutic services to clients

  • Committed to working with people who have survived human rights violations
  • Permanent part time position 2.5 days per week
  • Requiring 50% massage or shiatsu, 50% naturopathy

About the Opportunity

We are seeking a Naturopath/Massage Therapist to join our Complementary Therapies team to provide a range of trauma informed therapeutic services to clients focusing on herbal medicine, nutrition and massage or shiatsu therapy.

The Naturopath/Massage Therapist complements the work of our Counsellor Advocates by providing a range of therapeutic services to deliver positive improvements in the subjective and objective measures of health.

This is an ongoing position working 2.5 days primarily based from our Dallas office.

 About you

You are a qualified Massage Therapist or Naturopath who is able to demonstrate experience in providing bodywork health assessments and provide a range of natural therapies including herbal and nutritional medicine lifestyle and exercise guidance. You are committed to massage therapy as a therapeutic intervention and willing to spend half your time providing massage therapy.  You adopt a flexible work approach, showing empathy and genuine interest in working with vulnerable clients. You will be working with a high degree of autonomy managing your own caseload, as well as working collaboratively with your team.

Remuneration is based on our Enterprise Agreement 2014 of $96,804 gross salary per annum, pro rata plus 17.5% leave loading and 10% superannuation. Additional benefits include salary packaging up to $18,550, a range of flexible working options, a highly supportive team environment, excellent training and development opportunities, and onsite parking.

Foundation House promotes the safety and well-being of children

Foundation House is an equal opportunity employer.

 Conditional employment requirements:

  1. Satisfactory Police Check
  2. Current Working with Children Check
  3. Proof of the right to work and live in Australia

How to apply

Applications close Sunday 3 October 2021

Applicants must submit their resume and address the key selection criteria (KSC) contained in the Position Description.

Please ensure you submit your KSC as part of your cover letter as you can only upload 2 documents.

Please click here to apply; https://hcm616.peoplestreme.net/foundationhouse/erec_external.asp?jobId=47

For any enquiries regarding this position please contact Heidi Wegner Complementary Therapies Team Leader on 9389 8936