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Physiotherapy / Occupational Therapy Assistant Roles - Salte...

Amana Living - Perth, WA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job no: 494375
Work type: Part time, Fixed Term Contract
Location: Southern Suburbs
Categories: Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapy Assistant

ABOUT US

Amana Living is one of Western Australia's largest not-for-profit providers of transition, aged and community care. We are proud of our reputation as a trusted, multi-award-winning provider, driven by a firm belief that the second half of life is for living. We offer a broad range of services, including residential care facilities, transition care programs, retirement living villages, home care, day care, respite, and dementia specific services.


WHAT'S ON OFFER?

Every day is different at Amana Living. We offer a diverse experience working with our wonderful residents and supportive teams. In addition to a fulfilling career, we also offer a range of other benefits;

  • Employment with a leading aged care provider in a growing sector
  • Attractive rates of pay
  • The ability to salary package $15,900 pa
  • Onsite parking
  • Discounted private health insurance with HBF and Medibank
  • Opportunity to study nationally accredited courses in Aged Care

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking applications from experienced Physiotherapy Assistants & Occupational Therapy Assistants to fulfil a range of rosters covering shifts at our Salter Point facility, south of the river.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning, organising and implementing therapeutic activities under the direction of the Physiotherapist, Registered Nurse or Service Manager
  • Maintain records, statistics and progress notes
  • Document resident’s responses to treatment programs and report to PT/OT/RN
  • Contributes information to resident assessment and care plans
  • Assists with residents’ personal care needs to the extent necessary to ensure resident safety, comfort and satisfactory completion of planned programs
  • Attend and actively participate in regular compulsory training, meetings and competency sessions
  • Communicating effectively with residents, families and team members

ABOUT YOU

The successful candidate will possess the following criteria and experience:

  • 12 months' experience as a PTA/ OTA in either an aged care or hospital environment
  • Satisfactory completion of or in the process of completing an Accredited Physiotherapy Assistants Course
  • Valid Police Clearance less than 6 months old (or ability to provide a receipt at interview stage)
  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage time effectively
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in being considered for this role, please and ensure your resume is included in your application.

Advertised: 20 May 2021 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:18 Jun 2021 W. Australia Standard Time
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