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Reference Number 14557
Position Title Physiotherapist | Casual | Community
Employment Type Casual
Division Juniper Community
Region Juniper Community
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay
  • Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a
  • Use of pool vehicle
  • Employment within a growing sector

Juniper Community is currently seeking an experienced and professional Physiotherapist to support our elderly Clients living in their own homes. Predominantly you will be engaged to visit our community based clients (65yrs +) to undertake initial assessments, develop appropriate care plans, therapy and exercise programs. You will be required to quickly develop rapport with our clients, liaise with relevant health professionals, family members as well as undertake all documentation within agreed timeframes.

On offer for the successful candidate is a casual position working a variety of hours.

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Assess and evaluate Physiotherapy needs and develop care plans that support the maintenance or restoration of our clients’ independence.
  • Ongoing review and evaluation of care plans and therapy programs to ensure the needs of the client are being met.
  • Maintain records, information and complete documentation within the designated time frames.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with clients, colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with Occupational, Safety and Health requirements including appropriate Injury Risk Management.

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and current AHPRA Registration. 
  • Previous experience working in community or residential aged care will be highly regarded.
  • Ability to relate to elderly clients with empathy whilst working effectively with other health professionals and service providers.
  • Demonstrated success working in an aged care setting including experience in home assessment and equipment prescription.
  • Experience in the development and delivery of therapy based programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of community based programs and a flexible approach to work.

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

People of all ages are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

 

Contact Person Gail Marley
Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
Alternate Contact Person Chris Corder
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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