Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist

Resthaven | Marion, South Australia, AU

Posted 16 days ago

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Resthaven Marion Community Services are currently seeking an Occupational Therapist to join their team!
About Us

A leading not-for-profit South Australian aged care provider, Resthaven Incorporated offers the full range of aged care services: retirement living, therapy and wellness, in-home support, residential aged care and respite. Established in 1935 and with more than 30 sites throughout South Australia, Resthaven works together with older people and their carers to provide outstanding care and support.
The Role
Our Occupational Therapists come from all walks of life. If the idea of enhancing an individuals quality of life and contributing to their sense of independence motivates you, we want to hear from you. The role will require you too:

Assessing, planning and evaluating programs or treatments for the client by:
Maintaining documentation in a professional and confidential manner
Assessing clients with a wide range of acute and chronic disorders and implementing effective rehabilitation and/or maintenance programs
Reviewing, continually assessing and evaluating programs or treatments
Implementing effective discharge programs
Undertake all duties as generally performed by the Occupational Therapist within Community Services
Effectively communicating with staff members, health professionals, clients and family
Liaising with Therapy Assistants regarding individual and group therapy programs

Essential Criteria

Your 2022 Influenza vaccination
Have had both COVID-19 vaccinations and COVID-19 Booster
Current P2 or higher driver's licence with access to your own reliable, insured vehicle
Current registration as an Occupational Therapist with AHPRA
Experience in working with aged clients in a multi-disciplinary environment
An understanding of issues for elderly people, their families and carers
Knowledge of the range and type of services available for aged/disabled persons
Sound computer skills predominantly with Excel
Understanding of quality accreditation systems and their application in the workplace
Experience in measuring client outcomes

The Benefits

Excellent training and induction, including buddy shifts and individualised support
Ongoing development in the form of mentoring and training, with real opportunities to progress within Resthaven
Access to salary packaging to increase your take home pay
Four free Physiotherapy Treatments per financial year.

Applications Close 9:00am 31 January 2023.
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Resthaven Marion Community Services, Marion, South Australia
Job Category
Allied Health
Work Type
Permanent Full-Time
Application Close Date
31/01/2023 09:30:00