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Reference Number 15108
Position Title Physiotherapist | Part Time | Community
Employment Type Part Time
Division COMMUNITY
Region Day Therapy
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • Attractive pay rates ($39.41 - $49.88 dependent on experience)
  • Access to salary sacrifice options of up to $15,900 p/a
  • Employment within a large aged care organisation with ongoing career opportunities

Are you hoping to join a team of professionals and support staff that are truly making a difference to the lives of older people? We are currently seeking to appoint a suitably experienced Physiotherapist to join our community team in Bentley. Within this role you will be responsible for the provision of physiotherapy assessment, treatment, care and advice to clients living in Rowethorpe’s Independent Living Units and also external clients who are referred to the service. You may be required to participate in the running of the program and be required to supervise members of the therapy team. 

This position is based in Ron Wilson House (Bentley) and will have you seeing a variety of independent clients who vary in mobility needs and function on both a group and individual basis. You may also be required to conduct home visiting as part of this role and as such, travel across the Perth Metropolitan area will be required.

On offer for the successful applicant is a part time position, 42 hours per fortnight working Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during core business hours 8am - 5pm.   

Key Responsibilities of this role: 

  • Assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating individual and group physiotherapy needs.
  • Implementing mobility programs to meet individual needs of clients.
  • Supporting the maintenance of restoration of the clients’ independence.
  • Establishing rapport and maintaining strong relationships with clients.
  • Contribute to team development, implementation, review and evaluation of physiotherapy programs.
  • Data entry, reporting and maintaining accurate client information.
  • Supervision and effective leadership of Therapy staff.
  • Responding to the requests and concerns of families and other care staff.

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Physiotherapy and current registration with the Physiotherapists’ Registration Board of WA.
  • Previous experience working in Aged Care or Community Day Therapy will be highly regarded.
  • Experience in effective supervision and performance management of staff.
  • Demonstrated skills in coordination and running of group and individual programs within a strict funding environment.
  • Awareness of Occupational Safety and Health requirements in caring for the elderly in the community.
  • Full Manual C class WA Driver's Licence (essential)

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. 

Selection Criteria Essential: Please advise your availability to start in a new role with Juniper (i.e. immediate, 1 week, 2 weeks etc.)
Essential: Do you hold a manual WA Driver's Licence?
Essential: Are you able to work every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday during core business hours?
Contact Person Gail Marley
Contact Number (08) 9240 0318
Alternate Contact Person Chanelle Barker
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