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Therapy Assistant - Central

Silver Chain - Perth, WA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Therapy Assistant – Perth Metro Central

  • Attractive salary packaging options - up to $15,899 tax free
  • Casual Position
  • Work alongside experienced and passionate Allied Health Professionals
The opportunity

Silver Chain have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Therapy Assistant to join our diverse and dynamic team in Perth area. You will be supporting our passionate Physiotherapists across our Perth Central Aged Care Regions. The role will see you undertake reablement activities as directed by a Silver Chain Allied Health Professional to meet client needs and assist our clients to live independently in their homes. This is role is a casual opportunity and we are looking for someone with availability to work hours Monday – Friday starting from 7.00AM.

Key responsibilities
  • To work with clients in the home and community to maximize independence with functional and personal care activities as directed by Allied Health Professionals
  • Work with physiotherapists and occupational therapists to provide person centered care that enables our clients to live their best life
  • Communicate with your team to ensure activities and care provided is consistent with changing client needs
  • Keep treatment records compliant with organizational standards
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Relate positively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Contribute to identification of areas for training and development
About you
  • Cert III in Allied Health Assistance
  • Demonstrated experience in holistic strategies including mobility, personal care, equipment and/or cognitive therapies for seniors living at home
  • A current Australian Driver’s Licence and own reliable transport for work purposes
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate desirable but not essential
  • Well-developed communication, time management and effective organisational skills
Under the Aged Care act 1997, successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory National Police Clearance prior to commencement.

Benefits
  • Travel Allowance of $.78 per kilometre for travel between clients
  • Work tools provided to you to perform your work such as a smart phone
  • Health Care benefits
How to apply

To submit your application, and to view a copy of the Position Description, click ‘Apply’

Please note that unsolicited applications from agencies will not be accepted.

Please note that screening and interview may commence prior to closing date.

About Silver Chain

Silver Chain is one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit health and community care providers. Over the past year, we have helped more than 16,500 clients confidently live in their homes or communities by providing more than a million hours of care through our aged care services. With a reputation for innovation and leadership that’s been built over 120 years, Silver Chain is set for an exciting future – and we’d like you to be a part of it.
Selection Criteria Essential: Cert III or IV in Allied Health Assistant
Essential: Do you hold a full (not on P or L plates) C Class drivers licence?
Essential: Do you have a reliable, registered motor vehicle for work purposes?
Essential: How many months / years' experience do you have working in community care? (example 36 months/3 years)
Essential: What is your availability to work across Monday to Friday? (example Mon - Thu 7am - 3pm)
Alternate Contact Person Frances Wallwork
Alternate Contact Number
Closing Date 11/04/2021

Silver Chain