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June

Therapy Assistant

Careers at Council - Cooma, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Description

Snowy Monaro Regional Council -

  • Support the local community and its elderly residents
  • Be part of an organisation that is Work-life balance oriented
  • Applications Close Midnight Sunday 20 June 2021
Snowy Monaro Regional Council is looking to appoint a Therapy Assistant to effectively and efficiently deliver a safe and high quality person-centred health care service to our Aged Care residents. This position will support residents on their journey of wellness and healthy ageing.

This position is offered in a permanent full-time capacity, based on 38 hours per week, located at Yallambee Lodge, Cooma and Snowy River Hostel, Berridale. This position would be suited to a hands-on individual with practical experience in allied health assistance.

Key Responsibilities:

The Therapy Assistant will report into the Physiotherapist. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Deliver safe, high quality and effective person-centred allied health care to support residents on their journey of wellness and healthy ageing in line with the individual physiotherapy program
  • Comply with and display behaviours that are consistent with legislation, the Aged Care Quality Standards and other requirements relevant to the role
  • Implement and facilitate individual and group exercise programs under the direction of the Physiotherapist
  • Engage and involve residents in their physiotherapy program, and guide them through documented practical strategies to reduce pain and optimise strength and mobility
  • Contribute to the performance of Council: demonstrate professional conduct, make the best use of knowledge, experience and skills and be accountable for own decisions and actions
  • Contribute to a safe workplace: comply with legislative and organisational requirements and be accountable for own decisions and actions
Essential

Requirements:
  • Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance or Personal Training qualifications with practical experience
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with older people or people with disability in a positive, friendly and professional manner
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain internal and external stakeholder relationships to achieve outcomes that contribute to the achievement of the organisation’s strategic goals
  • Successful candidates will require a flu shot to be able to enter and work in the aged care facilities
Benefits

:
  • Support the local community and its elderly residents
  • Be part of an organisation that is work-life balance oriented
  • Build a lifelong meaningful career in a key regional area of NSW
Applications Close Midnight Sunday 20 June 2021

At Snowy Monaro Regional Council, we are committed to providing EEO and embracing diversity. We are an inclusive workforce which reflects the unique region, community, and customers we serve. In addition to providing an encouraging and positive environment, Council is a smoke free work environment.

Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.