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Aged Care Occupational Therapist – GuildfordDilate_manager2020-10-01T15:46:49+08:00
About UsOur charming residential aged care facility, Guildford Village, has been caring for the elderly in the Perth community since 1982. Our facility strives to feel like home for the residents and our staff are tasked with caring for residents as they would for their own family. Our experience in service delivery is reflected through 39 years of maintaining the highest of standards for our clients. About the RoleThe role of the Occupational Therapist is to create, enhance and maintain purposeful activities at the facility through initial assessments, partaking in care planning and developing therapy programs for the residents of Guildford Village. The goal of the role is to enable the residents to achieve their maximum potential and to live as independently within the facility as possible. You will be led by a supportive management team and work closely with a team of like-minded individuals at the facility who share common goals. This role is being hired on a permanent part time basis. We are hoping for the successful candidate to work 4 x 6-hour shifts a week, and can provide some flexibility around the days worked. Key focuses for the role include:Supporting the pain clinic at the facility through the delivery of 4A and 4B services to residents.Assessing and evaluating Occupational Therapy needs and developing care plans that support the maintenance of our clients' independence.Contributing to the implementation, review and evaluation of Occupational Therapy care plans.Monitoring, analysing and evaluating services in order to measure progress and ensure the effectiveness of the intervention. Skills & Experience The ideal candidate will pride themselves on their ability to build and deliver person-centered care that values the choice of the client. They will have the people skills to build and maintain meaningful, lasting relationships with their clients. They will also demonstrate a commitment to being a productive and positive team member to the broader Therapy Services team. As well as the above skills, the Key Requirements include:Holding a relevant tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy.Registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist.A valid WA licence and a reliable vehicle. Previous experience working within residential aged care will be highly regarded. Culture & BenefitsThis roles represents the opportunity to work at a successful facility with a dynamic and committed team who consistently achieve for their residents. You will work closely with your manager, who is happy to consider flexible working arrangements to promote your work-life balance. The Aged Care sector is experiencing rapid growth and there is the real potential for career progression within the organisation. If the above opportunity is one that excites and encourages you, please go ahead and click 'Apply for this job'. We will be in touch to discuss your application soon.