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Occupational Therapist

Amana Living - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Occupational Therapist - Mandurah Job no: 494072 Work type: Part time Location: Southern Suburbs, Mandurah Categories: Occupational Therapy ABOUT AMANA LIVING Amana Living is one of Western Australia's largest not-for-profit providers of aged and community care. We are proud of our reputation as a trusted, multi-award-winning provider, driven by a firm belief that the second half of life is for living. Among our many services are 13 residential care centres spread across Perth Metro, staffed by people who enjoy helping our residents to live an enriched and meaningful life. Our approach is to focus on the individual, understanding that the people we serve have enjoyed long and rich lives, and that they each have their own unique needs and preferences. ABOUT THE ROLE This is a permanent, part-time position and the successful candidate must be able to commit to two days per week. One day will be based in our Mandurah facility and the second day will be based in our community travelling within the South West and South East metro areas. There would also be a possibility of the hours increasing overtime. As an Occupational Therapist, your duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:. Provide assessments of residents cognitive and perceptual function in relation to their functional capacity. Provide assessments of residents psychosocial and cultural wellbeing and how it impacts on their function. Provide assessments of complex seating, positioning and pressure care in collaboration with Physiotherapists. Assist with assessments and implementation of pain management programs. Evaluates effectiveness of occupational therapy programs. Manage a team of allied health direct care staff. Liaises with Centre Manager, Coordinator and caring staff on matters pertinent to the occupational therapy program. Maintains timely and accurate documentation including ACFI reporting ABOUT YOU As an experienced Occupational Therapist, you will provide assessments of resident's cognitive and perceptual function in relation to their functional capacity, and record and disseminate information to all relevant treatment personnel. Your excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills will be critical to your success in this leadership role and you will be passionate about staff support, education and mentoring. Essential Criteria. Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) or equivalent with registration. Minimum of 3+ years' post qualification experience, preferably within Aged Care or hospitals. Experience supervising and leading a team of therapy assistants/volunteers/students. Experience working with residents living with dementia. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. High level communication and consultation skills. Ability to provide a National Police Clearance certificate (less than 6 months old or a receipt at interview stage) WHAT'S ON OFFER? Working for Amana Living not only offers you a fulfilling career, we also offer industry leading pay rates a range of other benefits;. The ability to salary package. Discounted private health insurance. Access to our wellness program If you would like to be considered, please and ensure your resume is included in your application. If you have any queries please contact Catrin Zachary Advertised: 16 Mar 2021 W. Australia Standard Time Applications close: 16 Apr 2021 W. Australia Standard Time Position Description

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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