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Reference Number 15170
Position Title Physiotherapist | Part Time | Kununurra
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Region KIMBERLEY
Site Juniper Kununurra
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay $39.41 - $49.88 based on experience 
  • Secure part time employment with flexible, family friendly hours
  • Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a
  • Employment within a large aged care organisation with ongoing career opportunities.

We are currently seeking to recruit a Physiotherapist to work at our Juniper Gerdewoonem facility, located in Kununurra. Juniper Gerdewoonem which opened in June 2018, delivers high quality residential accommodation and care services designed to provide a full continuum of care to older Western Australians. Comprising of 40 beds and skilfully purpose built for the region, Gerdewoonem aims to meet the needs of the community in a culturally appropriate manner, utilising local knowledge and the experience Juniper has acquired as a leading aged care provider for seventy years.

In this role you will work within a person-centred, enabling environment and embrace responsibility for providing physiotherapy assessment, treatment, care and advice to our residents. This is a key position contributing to care plans and the development of suitable interventions based on resident requirements.

On offer is a flexible part time position working 32 hours per fortnight with working hours and days being negotiable.

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating individual and group physiotherapy needs
  • Implementing mobility programs to meet individual needs of residents
  • Contributing to the team development, implementation, review and evaluation of physiotherapy care plans
  • Supporting the maintenance or restoration of the residents’ independence
  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication with residents
  • Supervision and effective leadership of Therapy staff
  • Maintaining accurate resident information
  • Responding to the requests and concerns of families and other carers

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Physiotherapy
  • Current registration with the Physiotherapists' Registration board of WA
  • Previous experience working in an aged care environment (Desirable)
  • Experience in effective supervision and performance management of staff

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 and cultures are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

 

Selection Criteria Essential: Please advise your availability to start in a new role with Juniper (i.e. immediate, 1 week, 2 weeks etc.)
Contact Person Gail Marley
Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
Alternate Contact Person Narelle Wallace
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