Occupational Therapist - Aegis Shoalwater

Job No: Aegis967
Location: Shoalwater

Welcome to Aegis   

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. 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 

Nestled between Warnbro Sound & Shoalwater Bay in the City of Rockingham, Aegis Shoalwater provides high quality care services in a homely and welcoming living environment.

 

About the role 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and self-driven individual to join the team at Shoalwater as an Occupational Therapist. This is a full-time role, however if preferred, 4 days per week would be considered for the successful applicant.

As an important part of the care and lifestyle team, you will:

  • Be responsible for assessing resident’s physical and psycho-social functions.
  • Plan and implement treatment and activity programs as appropriate to resident’s needs.
  • Support and lead a team of Therapy Assistants providing high quality OT Programs.
  • Ensure assessment notes are maintained and up-to-date.
  • Provide contemporary evidence-based treatments.
  • Complete accurate documentation in line with relevant guidelines.

 

About You 

  • Customer service ethos with focus on providing a comprehensive and meaningful service to residents.
  • Have strong attention to detail and problem solving skills.
  • Well developed verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Hold a genuine interest in working with older people.
  • Have an understanding of the needs of and issues facing older people.
  • Flexible and adaptable worker.

 

Essential Requirements 

  • Occupational Therapy qualification and AHPRA registration.
  • Experience within a rehabilitation setting.
  • Experience in Aged Care (desirable).
  • Have full Australian working rights and able to pass a national police clearance.

 

How to apply 

To lodge an application, please click "APPLY" now or apply via our Careers page (https://aegisagedcare.applynow.net.au/) with a copy of your resume and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role. 

For further information regarding this role, please contact Jane Grlusich, Senior Physiotherapist – Pain Therapy on 0426 288 400.

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