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April

Therapy Assistant - Shoreline

AnglicareSA - Australia,

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Aegis has been providing quality care services to West Australians for over 30 years. We are committed to providing excellence through imagination and innovation, providing a quality life for those who live in one of our 28 residences.

We are committed to supporting our employees who provide a high standard of care to our residents and their families. As members of the Aegis team, we collectively hold these values as paramount:

  • Positive Contribution
  • Respect for ourselves and each other
  • Integrity in our decisions and actions
  • Dignity is a right of every person
  • Excellence in everything we do.
While working at Aegis, we will provide you with a range of benefits including:
  • competitive rates of pay;
  • ongoing training and opportunities for development and career growth;
  • employee discounts from a number of trusted businesses;
  • contributions towards your professional development.
Location

Situated in the North Coogee community, Aegis Shoreline will be Aegis’ newest Residential Aged Care facility providing quality care and services for up to 238 residents in our brand new, modern, well-equipped environment.

About The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and self-driven individual to join the Shoreline team as a Therapy Assistant on a Permanent Part-time basis.

As an important part of the team you will:
  • Provide mobility and exercise programs to our residents under the direction and supervision of the Physiotherapist.
  • Provide recreational and other therapeutic activity programs to our residents under the direction and supervision of the Occupational Therapist.
  • Participate in the organisation and planning of therapy programs.
  • Deliver a range of therapy based activity programs as directed.
  • Complete accurate documentation in line with relevant guidelines.
  • Accompany resident groups on outings
About You

To be successful in this role you will have:
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coach staff to deliver quality lifestyle and therapy activities.
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • A genuine interest in working with older people.
Essential Requirements
  • A Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance or equivalent/higher or experience.
  • Have experience in a similar role (Occupational Therapist Assistant or Physiotherapist Assistant)
  • Aged Care Experience (in particular Dementia)
  • Have empathy with the elderly.
  • Have full Australian working rights and able to pass a national police clearance.
How To Apply

Complete the questions contained in the application below, then click Next to upload a copy of your CV.

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Personal Details * Required field * First name*
  • Last name*
  • E-mail*
  • Phone*
  • Street*
  • Street Cont.
  • City, Town or Suburb*
  • Postcode or Zipcode*
  • Country*
  • State, Region or Province*
Questions * Why do you want to work for Aegis?*
  • What do you understand “respect” to mean in an aged care environment and how would you practice it?*
  • What are some lifestyle activities you would recommend for an ambulant and able-bodied resident?*
  • Describe your understanding of the concept of person-centred care*
How many years of aged care experience do you have?* * 0-1 yrs
  • 1-2 yrs
  • 2-4 yrs
  • 5-10yrs
  • 10+ yrs
Do you hold a relevant qualification? (select any that apply)* * Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (or equivalent)
  • Nursing qualification (Australian)
  • Nursing qualification (overseas)
  • Other
  • No relevant qualification
Are you willing to obtain a police clearance?* * Yes
  • No
Do you have Australian working rights?* * Yes
  • No
Aegis has a policy of all employees receiving a mandatory influenza vaccination annually. Are you willing and able to receive the flu vaccination annually?

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