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Therapy Assistant

MONTEFIORE - Randwick, NSW

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JOB DESCRIPTION

We currently have an opportunity for a Therapy Assistant to join our team of professionals at our Randwick Campus, on a permanent full time basis, to provide support and be an integral part of our inter-disciplinary team. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver an optimum level of quality care on a holistic level.

As a Therapy Assistant you will be responsible for conducting small group exercise classes in the neighbourhoods in consultation with the Physiotherapist, report changes in the consumer’s conditions that affect their health, comfort, safety and the performance of their mobility programs and assist the Occupational Therapist with equipment delivery, retrieval and management. You will utilise your background working within allied health and rehabilitation to both contribute and support the lead allied health professionals within your department.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience working within Aged Care or an acute hospital setting within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Effective teamwork and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in leading exercise classes
  • Ability to work in both a fast-paced environment while maintaining accurate documentation skills relevant to an Aged Care, care planning setting
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to form a strong rapport and relationship with consumers and staff
  • Display a high level of initiative and take pride in promoting mobility with your consumers
  • Minimum of a Certificate III in Aged Care
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Proficient computer skills

Desirable Criteria:

  • Involvement in the development of clinical projects
  • Experience in assessment of clinical outcome measurements
  • Hydrotherapy experience
  • Exercise prescription skills
  • Working knowledge of manual handling and Work Health & Safety

About You:

You will be a team player, have strong clinical capabilities, be able to demonstrate initiative, have excellent interpersonal skills and have a genuine passion for working within the aged care sector.

About Us:

Montefiore is an award-winning, Sydney-based aged care provider, with a proud 130-year history as a non-profit organisation founded on Jewish values. We support older members of the community to live with choice, dignity and wellbeing through trusted residential care, flexible home care and luxury retirement living. 

What we offer:

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes NFP salary packaging, generous leave entitlements and a highly supportive workplace culture with a genuine passion for continuous improvement and excellence. For more information about Montefiore, including the diverse quality services that we offer, please visit: www.montefiore.org.au 

Applications close: 22 April 2021

Please note that applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date. As such, the closing date is subject to change without notice.