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April

Occupational Therapist | Transition Care

Juniper - Australia,

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

What's on offer:

  • Base salary range $78,000 - $98,000 + Super (based on experience)
  • Access salary packaging of $15,900 p/a
  • Flexibility to achieve work-life balance (Monday to Friday role)
  • Convenient Bentley location, on-site parking
  • Large, well respected aged care provider with ongoing employment opportunities throughout Western Australia

We are currently looking for an experienced and passionate Occupational Therapist to join the allied health team at our Charles Jenkins facility, located in the southern suburb of Bentley. Juniper Charles Jenkins is a 60 place Transitional Care facility where we assist clients transitioning from hospital back to their home in the community or to longer term residential care.

Whether you have a long held passion for aged care, or you are keen to build upon your experience assisting the elderly to live their best life, Juniper will welcome your application for this role. As an Occupational Therapist with Juniper, you will be responsible for undertaking assessments, contributing to care plans and providing appropriate treatment and advice to our clients. You will need a compassionate manner with people, leadership qualities, clear communication skills and the ability to plan your day and manage priorities.

On offer is a permanent full time role working 75 hours per fortnight.

Key Responsibilities of this role:

  • Assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating individual and group Occupational Therapy needs
  • Implementing mobility programs to meet individual needs of clients
  • Contributing to the team development, implementation, review and evaluation of Occupational Therapy care plans
  • Supporting the maintenance or restoration of the Clients’ independence
  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication with our clients
  • Supervision and effective leadership of Therapy staff
  • Maintaining accurate client information
  • Responding to the requests and concerns of families and other carers

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy)
  • Current registration with the Occupational Therapist Registration board of WA
  • Demonstrated experience working in an aged care environment, or similar with a focus on rehabilitation (essential)
  • Experience in effective supervision and performance management of staff
  • WA Driver's licence and ability to conduct home visits as necessary

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

People of all ages and cultures are encouraged to apply. Juniper will commence the recruitment process immediately.