CPEC Physiotherapist: Key Selection Criteria

KSC1: Accreditation and Licensing Requirements:

• Recognised Degree in Physiotherapy and registered with APHRA.

• Current Working with Children check.

• Current driver’s license and own car

• Fully COVID Vaccinated


KSC2: Good observational skills and ability to analyze movement.


KSC3: Understanding of typical development and some knowledge of atypical development in motor disabilities.


KSC4: Well developed verbal and interpersonal skills in English, including:

• an ability to communicate, build rapport and work collaboratively with children and their parents/carers • an ability to actively listen

• an ability to work collaboratively with other professionals and agencies in the delivery of family-centered services.


KSC5: Well developed written skills in English - including record keeping.


KSC6: Ability to effectively manage a caseload and manage own time.


KSC7: Ability to work effectively in community settings. eg, kindergartens, daycare, schools and family.


KSC8: Understanding of strengths based practice.


KSC9: An interest in ongoing self-development including:

• an attitude of openness towards learning

• an ability to critically assess own performance

• engagement in ongoing professional development

• openness to accept feedback and to take on board constructive feedback