Therapy Assistant - Albany

Simply Hired

Albany, WA

Posted 5/24/2020

Position Summary

Therapy Assistant – Albany

Attractive salary packaging options - up to $15,899 tax free
Permanent Part Time Position
Excellent Opportunity to work alongside Allied Health Professionals

The opportunity

Silver Chain have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Therapy Assistant to join our diverse and dynamic team inAlbany region. The role will see you undertake reablement activities as directed by Allied Health Professional to meet client needs. This role is a permanent part time oportunity and we are looking for someone with availability to work hours Monday – Friday starting from 7.00AM.

Key responsibilities

To work with clients in the home and community to maximize independence with functional and personal care activities as directed by Allied Health Professionals
Work with physiotherapists and occupational therapists to provide person centered care that enables our clients to live their best life
Communicate with your team to ensure activities and care provided is consistent with changing client needs
Keep treatment records compliant with organizational standards
Maintain privacy and confidentiality
Relate positively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
Contribute to identification of areas for training and development

About you

Cert III in Allied Health Assistance
Demonstrated experience in holistic strategies including mobility, personal care, equipment and/or cognitive therapies for seniors living at home
A current Australian Driver’s Licence and own reliable transport for work purposes
Current Senior First Aid Certificate desirable but not essential
Well-developed communication, time management and effective organisational skills

Under the Aged Care act 1997, successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory National Police Clearance prior to commencement.

Benefits

Travel Allowance of $.78 per kilometre for travel between clients
Work tools provided to you to perform your work such as a smart phone
Health Care benefits

How to apply

Please note that unsolicited applications from agencies will not be accepted.

Please note that screening and interview may commence prior to closing date.

About Silver Chain

Silver Chain is one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit health and community care providers. Over the past year, we have helped more than 16,500 clients confidently live in their homes or communities by providing more than a million hours of care through our aged care services. With a reputation for innovation and leadership that’s been built over 120 years, Silver Chain is set for an exciting future – and we’d like you to be a part of it.
Selection Criteria Essential: Cert III or IV in Allied Health Assistant
Essential: Do you have a reliable, registered motor vehicle for work purposes?
Essential: Do you hold a full (not on P or L plates) C Class drivers licence?
Essential: How many months / years’ experience do you have working in community care? (example 36 months/3 years)
Essential: What is your availability to work across Monday to Friday? (example Mon – Thu 7am – 3pm)

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://www.healthcaremedicaljobs.com.au/job/13705223