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Reference Number 13979
Position Title Activities Officer | Kununurra (Regional WA)
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Site Juniper Kununurra
Position Summary

 What's on offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay, currently between $23.80 - $27.03 per hour dependent on experience
  • Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a,  increasing your take home pay
  • Permanent part time employment within a growing sector
  • Brand new purpose built facility

We are now seeking to appoint a Therapy Assistant to join the Allied Health team at our Juniper Gerdewoonem facility, to assist in the delivery of high quality therapy services. Based in the far north of WA, in the town of Kununurra, this facility cares for up to 30 residents in an enabling and culturally appropriate manner.

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 a permanent part time position working 30 hours per fortnight. Working days / times are negotiable for the successful candidate.

 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 Gail Marley
Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
Alternate Contact Person Fran Rafferty
Alternate Contact Number (08) 9240 0316
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