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Reference Number 14110
Position Title Occupational Therapist | Albany | Full Time
Employment Type Full Time
Division Residential
Region South
Site Juniper Korumup
Position Summary

What's on offer:

  • 80k - 100k package dependent on experience
  • Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a
  • Brand new site and team within Albany, Western Australia - starting April 2019

We are currently seeking to appoint a suitably experienced Occupational Therapist to join the allied health team at our soon to be opening, Juniper Korumup, under construction in the City of Albany. Albany is situated within the Great Southern Region and has a population of approximately 35,000 people. Juniper Korumup will be home for up to 100 residents who wish to remain happily in the locality as they age.

In this position, you will be responsible for providing Occupational Therapy assessment, treatment, care and advice to our residents. This is a key position in the development of resident care plans which will see the successful person develop activities based on resident requirements.

On offer is a flexible position working 75 hours per fortnight. We are happy to consider job share arrangements 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

We welcome your enquiries or submission of a current resume and a cover letter describing how you are able to meet the key selection criteria.

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 cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date

Contact Person Melissa Scates
Contact Number (08) 9240 0303
Alternate Contact Person Fran Rafferty
Alternate Contact Number (08) 9240 0316
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Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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