Work With Us

We are looking for a podiatrist to work with us for the 2020 winter in our on-snow Falls Creek clinic. The position is temporary, full-time and will start opening ski season weekend , and finish closing weekend in October.

 

Position

Ski and boot fitting podiatrist 

Job Overview

We are looking for a snow sports-loving podiatrist to join our team in our on-snow Falls Creek boot fitting clinic for the 2020 winter. This role will be full-time for the winter season (opening weekend to closing weekend), but will provide plenty of ski time, a season pass and assistance with accommodation.

You’ll enjoy working closely with our team and being supported by our podiatrist and boot fitter as you learn and develop your ski and snowboard boot management for elite athletes, snowsports instructors, and Falls Creek locals and visitors. We provide boot solutions for people who have very difficult feet to fit into ski boots which provides daily challenges and can be very professionally rewarding.

We work closely with the medical team from Falls Creek Medical Centre, and local sports physiotherapists.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide comprehensive ski podiatry assessments and treatments to clients

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the local multidisciplinary professionals, snowsports school and athletes.

  • Keep excellent documentation and clinical notes using our online system

  • Manufacture custom ski orthotic devices specific for: ski boots, touring boots, snowboard boots and cross-country ski boots.

  • Learn and apply new skills in boot modifications.

  • Provide evidence based foot wound management.

  • Engage with clients to resolve boot related issues.

Skills and Experience

We are seeking people who have:

  • Tertiary qualification in podiatry and AHPRA registration, and have relevant professional indemnity insurance.

  • Current Working with Children Check and Police Check.

  • Experience with ski boot fitting is desired but not essential, but a passion for snow sports is a must. We will provide specific training and support on the job.

  • Must be eager to learn, be open to doing things differently and be a positively contributing team member

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

 

Job benefits and perks

  • Live in a ski resort and get to ski or board nearly every day.

  • Work in an exciting area of podiatry, using sports podiatry skills to solve foot mechanic issues to improve the clients’ ski experience.

  • Opportunity to work with experienced mentors and enjoy working with a fantastic group of local health professionals.

  • A free season pass and assistance with seasonal accommodation.

  • Be provided opportunities to work overseas for Northern hemisphere winter with our network of international boot fitters in Canada, the USA, Japan or Austria.

  • Be introduced to a new way of employing your professional skill set.

Interested?

Please email us your resume and five words that sum up how much you love skiing.

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