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Graduate Program

National 360 Graduates & Early Career therapists

Why Join Our Physiotherapy Graduate Program?

Our Physiotherapy Graduate Program has been specifically designed for Graduates and Early Career physiotherapists who want to work within the NDIS, aged care and insurance sectors within a community setting. While the Program is designed to increase your generalist skills, our unique allocations process and supervision structure enables us to tailor caseloads and education in consideration of your preferences and areas of interest.

At National 360, we are supportive of all team members working flexibly. You can choose to work from home or from an office location and can adjust your working hours so you can work the way that best suits your individual needs and preferences.

Why Fill in our expressions of interest form?

By submitting an expression of interest for our Physiotherapy New Graduate Program, you will receive key program updates, webinar invites, career information and more!

MythBusters National 360 Graduate Program Webinar and FAQ!

Our next FREE Graduate Webinar is on Wednesday, October 5 at 5.30 pm.  Register now! Or complete our EOI form.

This webinar will explore the benefits and challenges, what you can and should expect, our clinical support, professional development, potential career pathways and what is expected of you as a graduate, presented by our Clinical Director and Clinical Stream Leads.
Plus, we chat with our past and current graduates, who will share their stories and experiences firsthand from the National 360 Graduate Program.

What Graduate roles are available?

We are currently recruiting for Physiotherapist Graduates across Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania.

Key Dates for our next Graduate Intake

Applications are currently open for our January 2023 Program, commencing on 30 January 2023. We also run smaller Cohorts throughout the year, so apply now.  If you would like to express interest in our Graduate Program, please complete the Expression of Interest Form.

For further information, please contact the Human Resources Team by emailing or phoning 1300 340 440.

Congratulations on completing or being in the final stages of your tertiary education, and for considering National 360 as one of your first employers! At National 360, we understand the significance of this important milestone, and we are committed to facilitating a positive transition from university to part-time or full-time work.

We take our role in your ongoing learning and development seriously and have developed a comprehensive and structured program to provide a supportive environment for Graduates to learn, increase their skills, make new friends, and feel confident to deliver services to people in the community. As a National 360 Graduate, you will work within a true multidisciplinary team to learn and apply holistic approaches to therapy.

When selecting our Graduate Cohort, we look for team members who bring different perspectives, attitudes, and qualities in-line with our diversity and inclusion strategy. We welcome applications from people of any socioeconomic status, age, race, national origin or ethnicity, people with disabilities and people who identify with the LGBTQIA+ community.

Team Member Benefits

As a National 360 team member, you will have access to our 360 YOU (Benefits) and 360 Champions (Reward & Recognition) Programs, including paid study leave and a $1,500.00 annual allowance to complete external study, rewards for performance, tenure and demonstrating our core values, Fun Funds, purchased leave and more! Visit our Benefits page to learn more about these Programs.

National 360 Program Structure

1.Formal Learning

This includes discipline-specific or multidisciplinary teaching sessions and workshops to build on your experiences from both lectures and placements, as well as local team-based in-services.

3. Supervision & Support

All National 360 Graduates are provided with a Clinical Supervisor who will provide weekly 1:1 and Group supervision. Graduates are also invited to attend any of the 11 weekly mentoring sessions led by our Clinical Practice Advisors in more complex areas including Paediatrics, Assistive Technology, Housing, Mental Health, Adult Neuro and Behaviour Support.

2. Self-Directed Learning

All National 360 Graduates have access to an online library for self-directed learning activities, which include pre-recorded webinars, problem-based learning experiences, and case studies.

4. Clinical Activity

Forming part of each Graduate’s day-to-day role, clinical activity includes joint appointments, scheduling, research, assessment, therapy planning, therapy and report writing.

Your Circle of Support

National 360 is proud to provide support to you throughout your time as a Graduate and beyond. Your immediate circle of support includes:

1. Your Clinical Educator

You will have a designated Clinical Educator to ensure you successfully progress through the Program. Your Clinical Educator will be a Senior Therapist who will manage your Graduate Workshops, communications, and other events throughout the 12-month Program.

2.Your Team Leader

Your Team Leader will provide you with appropriate case allocation and workflow support, as well as support your organisational skills such as scheduling, calendar management and general time management. They will complete formal reviews with you to ensure you are provided with timely feedback to ensure you successfully progress through the program and your career.

3. Your Clinical Supervisor

National 360 is fortunate to have a significant Senior workforce. Each Clinical Supervisor has no more than 3 Supervisees to ensure that every therapist receives individualised support. Your Clinical Supervisor will complete shadow and joint visits with you, provide you with 1:1 and group supervision, and will review your reports to support your clinical reasoning.

4. Your Buddy

Each Graduate is allocated a buddy to provide informal, additional support. Your Buddy is your go-to for any questions or advice and will be a recent Graduate or Early Career Therapist.

5. Your Graduate Peers

You will be connected with other Graduates both locally within your team as well as nationally across the country with Graduate events running throughout the year.

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