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Reference Number 14357
Position Title Therapy Assistant
Employment Type Fixed Term Contract
Division Residential
Region COAST
Site Juniper Pilgrim
Position Summary

 What's on offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay, currently between $23.81 - $27.45 per hour dependent on experience
  • Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a
  • Free parking on site
  • Employment within a growing sector

We are now seeking to appoint a Therapy Assistant to join the Allied Health team at Juniper Pilgrim, to assist in the delivery of high quality therapy services.This role is responsible for assisting residents with group and individual activity programs. In addition to this, you will be actively contributing to the development and implementation of programs which meet the physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs of residents.

On offer is fixed term contract position, lasting until the 32st of January 2020. Shifts required are Tuesday-0900-1430 and Wednesday-1000-1530.

 Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Assist residents and clients with group and individual activity programs designed to stimulate cognitive ability
  • Contributes to the evaluation of care plans
  • Actively contribute to the development and implementation of innovative and balanced activity programs which meet the physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs of our residents
  • Assists therapists in maintaining/improving residents’ functional independence
  • Completes therapy statistics on a daily basis
  • Provides feedback to therapists on outcome of interventions

 The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Completion of a Certificate III in Allied Health (Highly Regarded)
  • Experience working as a Therapy Assistant is desirable
  • Experience working in the Aged Care Industry, in either community or residential
  • Verbal and written communication skills for interacting with staff, residents, families and service providers

 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 Chris Corder
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Alternate Contact Person Fran Rafferty
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