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Occupational Therapy Assistants

Apply now Job no: 496551
Work type: Casual
Location: Southern Suburbs
Categories: Occupational Therapy

Why Choose Amana Living?

Amana Living is one of the largest Aged Care providers in Western Australia and has been responding to the needs of older people and those who care for them since 1962. We offer a broad range of services, including residential care homes, transition care programs, retirement living villages, home care, day care, respite, and dementia specific services. Together, we enable older people to maintain their individuality, providing what is needed to support a fulfilling life.

Our vision is a community where every older person is honoured and valued. Our mission is together, we enable older people to maintain their individuality, providing what is needed to support a fulfilling life. Our values are compassion, collaboration, curiosity, inclusion and trust. Amana Living is proud to lead in reforms that benefit our workforce, caring for those who care for a career. 

Our Benefits:

  • Competitive rates
  • Salary packaging benefits up to $18,550
  • School holidays childcare assistance
  • Continued superannuation contribution for employees who are on paid on unpaid parental leave
  • Health and wellbeing programs and more! 
  • Ongoing training and development to keep your skills growing.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program

At Amana Living, we value diversity and welcome applicants from all backgrounds, including those who identify as living with disability, are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, or members of the LGBTIQA+ community. Join us in making a difference!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and assist fellow OTA staff to conduct resident activities and outings correctly and safely
  • Ensure records, statistics and progress notes are completed as required by the Occupational Therapist
  • Assist with mobilising and transferring residents – moving from place to place and position to position
  • Meet residents’ personal care needs, safety and comfort, whilst driving satisfactory completion of planned programs

About You:

As an Occupational Therapy Assistant you will plan and organise staff to carry out therapeutic activities under the direction and supervision of an Occupational Therapist, Manager and or Registered Nurse.

Essential Criteria:

  • Certificate III or IV in Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Minimum 2 years’ demonstrated experience working as an OTA in the aged care sector
  • Current knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety principals and practices
  • Ability to relate to older people with empathy and understanding
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven success working collaboratively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated skills prioritising workload and managing time effectively
  • Valid Police Clearance less than 6 months old (or ability to obtain at interview stage)
  • NDIS Screening (or willingness to obtain at interview stage)
  • Successful completion of pre employment medical and reference checks
  • Evidence of Flu (2024) and COVID vaccinations (including Booster if eligible)
  • Availability to attend a paid 2-day induction (Monday – Friday) at our Rivervale Training Institute

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this role and meet the essential criteria, please click the "apply now" button. Amana Living reserves the right to close this position prior to the closing date. Shortlisting and interviews will commence immediately.

Advertised: W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:W. Australia Standard Time
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