Clinical Psychologist – Gary Grant coming soon…

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We warmly welcome an experienced Clinical Psychologist to our Allied health team – Gary Grant.

Gary believes that seeking Psychological support is a proactive means of learning healthy appropriate strategies to provide aid at difficult times during our lives. These may include learning to deal with difficult people (maybe your Boss or relatives), managing depression, anger and anxiety more strategically, recover from loss and grief and feelings of hopelessness.   Originally from Canada, Gary has worked around Australia within many areas including on call Mental Health, Family Services, Community Health, Corrections and Academia.


Gary is now semi- retired and will be consulting 1 – 2 days per week at our practice on a Tuesday or Wednesday


Area of interests: therapy for children, depression, anxiety, loss and grief, post-traumatic stress, chronic pain and those dealing with major stress situations leading to anger issues


Gary is here to help if you are looking for someone you can speak to who is non-judgmental and insightful. He brings a wealth of experience to his clients to help them to find their strengths. Complimenting Gary’s professional approach he is passionate about incorporating humour into his therapy sessions, believing that laughter is both positive and therapeutic. Personal interests: motorbikes, gardening and travel.


“People can change, but they sometimes need a mentor”


Gary has already been involved with Wauchope Physiotherapy and Sports Rehab Centre’s Chronic Pain Program in 2017 and has shown us that he is very talented in helping people over come the impact of a disability or chronic pain. If you feel that you could benefit from speaking with Gary please contact us or call our reception on 65853411 to find out more.

Welcome ‘Get Fresh Dietitians’ to our Allied Health Team

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Wauchope Physiotherapy and Sports Rehab Centre is proud to introduce ‘Get Fresh Dietitians’ as part of our Multidisciplinary Team. Get Fresh Dietitians has been established in 2016 and delivers Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Nutritionist services by Ebru Holman, Brett Holman and Laura Fealy.

Ebru is the founder of Get Fresh Dietitians. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who completed her Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics in 2012. Ebru has since provided people with nutrition care across the public hospital and community health setting and has also been passionately building her private consulting services for over four years.

Brett is a Chef and an Accredited Practising Dietitian who completed his Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics in 2012. Brett has been delivering nutrition care across the public hospital and community health settings for over four years and is now offering private consulting services in partnership with Ebru.

Laura has recently joined the team at Get Fresh Dietitians. Laura is a registered Accredited Practising Dietitian. Laura has worked in a major hospital the past five year across all areas in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. She has a special interest in osteoarthritis (OA) after coordinating a program alongside physiotherapists to enable people to break out of the negative cycle of OA and regain a higher quality of life.

At Get Fresh Dietitians, we will work with you to assess your nutritional requirements and help you translate scientific health and nutrition information into practical advice. Food can be used to assist you in meeting your everyday healthy nutrition goals and/ or as a form of Medical Nutrition Therapy to manage health conditions and diseases. Common conditions that we treat include overweight and obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, kidney disease, thyroid disorders, gastrointestinal diseases and disorders as well as eating disorders and malnutrition.

Physiotherapist Needed – Apply now!

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Wauchope Physiotherapy & Sports Rehab Centre is seeking a new/recent graduate Physiotherapist to join our team of experienced Physiotherapists and Allied Health professionals. We’ve recently moved into a ‘state of the art’ Purpose-built Sports Rehab facility – it is the first dedicated Allied Health Rehab Centre on the Mid North Coast. Our team is growing and we are looking for the right person to join our Multidisciplinary team.

The Role:

Working in a well-respected and well equipped private practice alongside our team of 6 experienced Physiotherapists (including a titled musculoskeletal Physio), Exercise Physiologist, Massage Therapist, Pilates Instructors, Dietitian and other Allied Health. Our clinic is situated within the greater Port Macquarie region and is 15 minutes from the Port Macquarie town centre and beaches.

The role is full-time and involves a varied and exciting musculoskeletal caseload in a sport oriented community with a strong emphasis on evidenced based medicine, thorough assessment, manual therapy, exercise prescription and injury prevention. The role also includes some offsite aged care work and some on-field work with local sporting clubs.

Our facility is magnificent – purpose-built to a standard normally only seen in the capital cities. We are very well equipped with a rehab/exercise physiology gym, private consult rooms, semi-private consult rooms, open consult space (in rehab gym) and a separate Pilates studio. We offer a friendly, professional and supportive working environment where a sense of humour is actually encouraged!

The Rewards:

1.       New/Recent Grad Mentoring Program – We understand that in your first few years what matters most is having experienced montors to guide you on the path to becoming an effective and confident clinician. That’s why we offer:

  • A supported learning environment with plenty of shadowing opportunities with  experienced physios.
  • Unlimited clinical second opinions from our experienced team – we have more than 120 years of combined physiotherapy clinical experience to share!
  • Regular ‘in-house’ tutorials
  • Access to online webinars through the APA New Grad Mentoring program
  • Above award salary package
  • $1000 annual CPD allowance
  • $500 Relocation allowance where applicable to make the move easy!

2.       We offer a dynamic, friendly, flexible and rewarding working environment – unlike other health business’, we don’t work out of multiple clinics / Doctors rooms where you might feel isolated. One of the many benefits of working in our great new multidisciplinary facility is that it fosters a culture of knowledge sharing.  There is always an experienced mentor working along-side you, which means that a second opinion is never far away.

3.       Advance your career development – CPD is very important to our team! In fact, our practice principal is a leader in organising and running ‘evidence based’ CPD events in the mid north coast region, is the chair of the Mid North Coast Health Training group and is a member of the Primary Health Network Clinical Council that supports Learning and Development events on the Mid North Coast.

4.       Then there’s the stuff they don’t teach you at Uni… we help you learn about the ‘Business of Physiotherapy’ – our entire team is encouraged to participate in guiding our practices future direction.

Requirements of the Successful Applicant:

  • We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Physio to join our Multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience in musculoskeletal outpatients and Pilates is preferred but a great attitude trumps experience!
  • You must have the ability to maintain a caseload, create good client rapport, follow evidence based practice and possess manual therapy skills.
  • You must be a ‘people’ person with solid communication skills who is genuinely keen to help others.
  • You must hold current Physiotherapy Registration with AHPRA and Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • You must have good organisational, computer and time management skills.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Drivers license and vehicle is essential.

We have a friendly workplace culture with a great reputation for quality and caring healthcare in our community.  In addition, we live in a great part of Australia: Sea-change and Tree Change, idyllic climate and beaches, beautiful hinterland, great sporting culture, affordable housing, fast internet (NBN) and many other lifestyle benefits on the Mid North Coast… The position is to be awarded soon so please apply today!

Apply for this position by contacting us through our contact page on this website, or call 02 65853411 or apply online via: