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Physiotherapist - Metro South West

Silver Chain - Perth, WA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Exciting new opportunity for a motivated self-starter
  • Attractive salary packaging options – up to $15,899 tax free
  • Nationally accredited Health Care Provider
The opportunity

We have an opportunity for a Physiotherapist to join our team in the Perth Metro South West area on a Permanent Full Time basis. As the role is community based, you will be able to look after clients which are in the local areas allocated to you.

In this role, you will be responsible for the professional delivery of physiotherapy services to clients to maximise their physical potential to achieve optimum independence and quality of life.

The successful candidate will have the following skills, experience and attributes:
  • A demonstrated understanding of comprehensive & holistic assessments of clients to determine an appropriate care plan.
  • Plan and carry out physiotherapy services to clients in need and ensure they are given the appropriate care.
  • Maintain continually liaison with families/care givers to ensure ongoing care for the client by providing support, counselling and education on client management and treatment.
  • Keep adequate treatment records to enable review of clinical activity and ongoing client care.
  • Prepare clinical reports as required and keep attendance records to enable review of training activity.
  • Ability to develop relationships with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Excellent customer service skills with proven, effective communication/problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Current Full Australian Driver’s License and access to a reliable and registered vehicle
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
  • Smart phone provided to perform your work
  • Health Care benefits
  • Social Club – discounted tickets for movies, the zoo and more (dependant on location)
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 interviews may commence prior to the close date of the advertisement.

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: Relevant tertiary qualification to be eligible to be a member of the relevant professional body. Current registration with relevant registration authority as per legislation.
Essential: Current motor vehicle driver's licence and access to a reliable registered motor vehicle with a minimum of third party insurance
Essential: Demonstrated knowledge and ability to use appropriate treatment and assessment methods and problem solving, negotiation and influencing skills to determine and implement appropriate care plans.
Essential: Demonstrated computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets and calendar management software to prepare correspondence and effective documentation.
Desirable: Previous experience in a community or residential environment within the aged care industry.
Alternate Contact Person Kathryn Devereux
Alternate Contact Number
Closing Date 18/04/2021

Silver Chain