Physiotherapy Aide

Physiotherapy Aide

Opal | maitland, NSW, AU

Posted a month ago

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At Opal HealthCare, we know that companies don’t succeed, people do . Our purpose is to bring joy to those we care for and our values of  C ompassion,  A ccountability,  R espect and  E xcellence reflect that  CARE  is at the heart of everything we do.

Opal HealthCare is one of Australia’s largest aged care providers, with 84 Care Communities in four states, employing a team of over 9,500 nationally. Opal has one of the strongest growth trajectories in the industry with eight new Care Communities scheduled to open in the next two years.

About the role:

  • Permanent part time role with weekday shifts
  • Work under the direct supervision and guidance of a Physiotherapist
  • Contribute to the mobility, pain management and improvement of our residents quality of life
  • Provide treatment under a 3 and/or 4a Pain management program
  • Implementing comprehensive care involving assessment, prevention, implementation, evaluation and follow up of therapy programs
  • Providing instruction and monitoring of staff manual handling practices
  • Our ideal candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • Cert III Aged Care/Individual Support OR Cert III or IV in Allied Health Assistance 
  • Previous experience in Pain Management Clinics is desirable
  • Previous experience in Aged Care/Lifestyle preferred
  •   What Opal can offer you:

  • Flexible working hours and shift options
  • Pro-rata Annual Leave and Sick Leave
  • Access to the Opal Healthcare Academy and Opal Scholarships – valued at up to $15,000 over a period of 3 years
  • Opportunities for Specialisation through our Healthcare Champion Programs
  • Employee Referral Program – earn bonuses for inviting your friends to work with us!
  • A collaborative team environment with supportive management
  • All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance via Opal’s police check system and undergo a pre-employment medical. You may also be required to attend a drug screen and complete psychometric testing. 

    You must also be willing to obtain a personal NDISWC through your state government provider prior to commencing employment with us.

    Please note: a current flu vaccination will also be required for you to work in our Care Communities, as well as full vaccination against COVID19.