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Reference Number 15226
Position Title Occupational Therapist | Part-Time | Maximum Term Contract | Mt Lawley WA
Employment Type Part Time, Fixed Term Contract
Division Residential
Region COAST
Site Juniper St. David's
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay
  • Salary packaging of $15,900 p/a
  • Large, well respected aged care provider with ongoing employment opportunities throughout Western Australia
  • flexibility to achieve work-life balance
  • Experienced practitioners and graduates are welcome to apply

We are currently seeking to appoint a kind and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join the allied health team at our Juniper St David's facility located in Mt Lawley WA.  This is a maximum term contract with an expected completion date in October 2020.


Whether you have a long held passion for aged care, or you are keen to build upon your experience assisting the elderly to live their best life, Juniper will welcome your application for this role. As an Occupational Therapist with Juniper, you will be responsible for undertaking assessments, contributing to care plans and providing appropriate treatment and advice to residents. You will be part of both a broader Occupational Therapy team, working across Juniper's locations, and an important member of a smaller, multidisciplinary team at this aged care home. You will need a compassionate manner with people, leadership qualities, clear communication skills and the ability to plan your day and manage priorities. 


On offer is a flexible position working in a part-time capacity, 10 hours per week. We will be happy to discuss your circumstances and accommodate wherever possible in order to recruit the best person for this role.


Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating individual and group Occupational Therapy needs
  • Implementing mobility programs to meet individual needs of residents
  • Contributing to the team development, implementation, review and evaluation of Occupational Therapy 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 Science (Occupational Therapy)
  • Current registration with the Occupational Therapist 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.

Contact Person Narelle Wallace
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Alternate Contact Person Rebecca Antonio
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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