ABOUT THE ROLE
This is a permanent, full time position at our Mandurah facility and the successful candidate must be able to commit to four days per week.
As an Occupational Therapist, your duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Provide assessments of residents cognitive and perceptual function in relation to their functional capacity
Provide assessments of residents psychosocial and cultural wellbeing and how it impacts on their function
Provide assessments of complex seating, positioning and pressure care in collaboration with Physiotherapists
Assist with assessments and implementation of pain management programs
Evaluates effectiveness of occupational therapy programs
Manage a team of allied health direct care staff
Liaises with Centre Manager, Coordinator and caring staff on matters pertinent to the occupational therapy program
Maintains timely and accurate documentation including ACFI reporting
As an experienced Occupational Therapist, you will provide assessments of resident's cognitive and perceptual function in relation to their functional capacity, and record and disseminate information to all relevant treatment personnel.
Your excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills will be critical to your success in this leadership role and you will be passionate about staff support, education and mentoring.
Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) or equivalent with registration
Experience supervising and leading a team of therapy assistants/volunteers/students
Experience working with residents living with dementia
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
High level communication and consultation skills
Ability to provide a National Police Clearance certificate (less than 6 months old or a receipt at interview stage)
WHAT'S ON OFFER?
Working for Amana Living not only offers you a fulfilling career, we also offer industry leading pay rates a range of other benefits;
The ability to salary package
Discounted private health insurance
Access to our wellness program