Splash Physiotherapy

We help babies, children and young people learn everyday functional activities to participate in life at home, school and the community. 

Who is a Splash Physiotherapist?

  • passionate about participation in everyday life
  • driven by our core values to provide evidence informed care
  • friendly, supportive, empathetic
  • enthusiastic, playful, creative
  • experienced in at least two of: paediatric, aquatic, and community based physiotherapy
  • cooperative within a team and able to work independently
  • an excellent communicator
  • great at risk management
  • a swimmer, and keen to work in the pool

Here are a few things Splash Physiotherapists do:

  • use family centred practice to conduct initial assessments and develop goals with a family
  • complete formal assessments using outcome measures
  • provide quality, goal directed, individual physiotherapy:
    • aquatic physiotherapy (at private swimming schools in Moonee Ponds and Greensborough, or a wheelchair accessible pool where needed)
    • land physiotherapy (at the family’s home, education, sport or recreation setting)
    • running sports and recreation intensives
  • assess for, trial, prescribe and train in equipment use (eg. mobility, manual handling)
  • write reports to communicate with health and education teams, report to funding bodies, assist transition to kinder or school
  • use our core values to inform your practice
  • develop respectful, cooperative partnerships with families from diverse backgrounds, their health and education teams, and your colleagues
  • celebrate small efforts and exciting achievements
  • have the opportunity to actively participate in professional development and mentoring

Splash Physiotherapy offers:

  • a friendly, supportive, values based team
  • varied caseload from babies through to young people, and simple to complex cases
  • existing client load and waitlist to take on. Start part time expanding to full time for the right candidate
  • a flexible working environment
  • competitive remuneration
  • 3 Splash Physiotherapy learning events in 2018, and regular mentoring support to develop skills in a specialised area, and subsidised professional development
  • admin support
  • we work to school terms and usually 1 week per school holidays
  • for the right candidate there are exciting career opportunities as we continue to grow, including: to deliver and run new services, mentor and support team members and physiotherapy assistants, expand to a full time role, deliver professional development.


  • physiotherapy registration with AHPRA
  • current CPR, Working with Children Check, police check
  • willing to participate in our pool rescue training
  • driver’s license and your own car to travel between visits

Contact Shayna Gavin

0413 026 200 (school days, 9am - 5pm)


Apply: email in your CV after you’ve had a look through our website splashphysiotherapy.com, with a cover letter explaining why you’re a great fit for our core values.