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Physiotherapy Assistant - Community Based

Apply now Job no: 494725
Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Perth CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs, Eastern Suburbs
Categories: Allied Health

WHY WORK FOR US?

Amana Living is one of the largest Aged Care providers in Western Australia and is a dynamic, people focused Not for Profit organisation, dedicated to delivering exceptional care and services for our older generation as they live the second half of their lives. We offer a broad range of services, including residential care facilities, transition care programs, retirement living villages, home care, day care, respite, and dementia specific services.

Amana Living recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Amana Living, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:  

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Discounted private health insurance with HBF and Medibank Private
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Career progression and development opportunities

ABOUT THE ROLE

This part-time role of approximately 50 hours per fortnight will require the successful applicant to be available Monday to Friday and visit clients in their own homes across the Perth Metropolitan area. 

We are looking for candidates who have well developed time management skills, are confident communicators and are comfortable working independently or as part of a team. Your commitment to the development of your professional skills will be evident in the sensitivity and maturity you display in the care of our clients. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Organise and deliver therapeutic interventions in the client's home under the direction and supervision of a Physiotherapist and/or Registered Nurse.
  • Provides effective personal care that is best practice, tailored to individual needs and optimising health and wellbeing.
  • Provides safe and effective services and supports for daily living that meets the emotional, spiritual and psychological wellbeing needs of clients.
  • Maintain records and progress notes as required by the Physiotherapist, reporting findings on responses to treatments and programs and contribute observations for assessment and care evaluations. 
  • Assists with mobilising and transferring clients – moving from place to place and position to position.
  • Assists with clients personal care needs to the extent necessary to ensure client safety, comfort and satisfactory completion of planned programs.
  • Attends regular meetings with the Physiotherapist to review client outcomes and treatment programs.
  • Attend and actively participate in regular compulsory training, competency sessions and regular staff meetings.

ABOUT YOU

  • Completion of an Accredited Physiotherapy Assistants Course - essential
  • Completion of a Certificate III in Community Services (Aged Care) - desirable
  • Experience working with clients with dementia in an aged care or community-based setting
  • A valid driver's licence and reliable vehicle
  • Valid Police Clearance less than 6 months old (or provide a receipt at interview stage)
  • Successful completion of a physical assessment and reference checks
  • Evidence of current flu vaccine and Covid19 vaccinations

Interested?

If you feel you are who we are looking for, please select the 'Apply Now' button. 

Our recruitment process may include a pre-recorded video interview and short job fit questionnaire.

Shortlisting and interviews will be carried out as soon as possible.  

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