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Occupational Therapist

Advertiser: Catholic HomesMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
16 Feb 2021
Location
Bunbury & South West
Salary
Competitive salary + super + salary packaging
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Physiotherapy, OT & Rehabilitation

Occupational Therapist

  • Not-for-profit organisation
  • Permanent part-time position (negotiable days and hours)
  • Generous salary packaging options up to $15,900 available

About the role

Catholic Homes has an opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join Ocean Star Village on a permanent part-time basis. The days and hours for this position are negotiable up to four days per week. Recent graduates are also welcome to apply.

The successful candidate will be provided with ongoing support by the Facility Manager, on-site Clinical Nurse, Care with Purpose & Behaviour Support Advisor and wider Care team. Ongoing training and skill development will also be provided.

 

This position is responsible for:

  • The development, implementation and evaluation of lifestyle programs for  Ocean Star residents
  • The provision of training and support to Occupational Therapy Assistants as required
  • The provision of clinical support and pain management (minimal, if at all) as and when required. 

 

To be successful in this role, you will have/be:

  • Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy) and a current registration with the Occupational Therapist Registration board of WA
  • Previous experience working in an aged care environment (desirable)
  • Knowledge of the Montessori Principles and the 'Care with Purpose' model (desirable)
  • Knowledge of the Aged Care Quality Standards and the range and types of services available to the elderly
  • Excellent time management, organisational and communication skills
  • Able to work cooperatively in a team environment and autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to learn and maintain professional development
  • Located in Bunbury or surrounding area

 

About Catholic Homes

Caring for Western Australians for over 50 years, Catholic Homes is a leading not-for-profit comprehensive aged care provider.

Catholic Homes’ innovation and proactive approach to aged care has won us numerous awards including the Catering Innovation of the Year award and Better Practice Award for its Circle of Men project.  

We have seven Residential Care facilities, with four located alongside a Retirement Village. Based on the Montessori principles, our ‘Care with Purpose’ model advocates being active and independent for as long as possible.

Our Home Care service across Perth and Regional WA areas is tailored to suit individual needs of those living in the community. Using the Wellness and Reablement approach to improve skills and abilities, this service encourages independence while remaining in the home.

Catholic Homes is an inclusive organisation welcoming all faiths and backgrounds.

We offer competitive working conditions, a friendly and supportive environment and ongoing professional development.

We pride ourselves on providing a workplace that reflects our Values of Joy, Love and Hospitality.

 

To apply

To view this role's Position Description, click here.

For further information please contact Gwen Gorski, Facility Manager on Gwen.Gorski@catholichomes.com

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia and possess or be willing to obtain a current National Police Clearance. 

Please note Catholic Homes does not provide sponsorship for employees.

For more information on working with Catholic Homes please visit www.catholichomes.com

 

Join the Catholic Homes team today!
Retirement Living  |  Care at Home  |  Residential Care
P 1300 244 111 www.catholichomes.com.au/workwithus
  • Not-for-profit organisation
  • Permanent part-time position (negotiable days and hours)
  • Generous salary packaging options up to $15,900 available

About the role

Catholic Homes has an opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join Ocean Star Village on a permanent part-time basis. The days and hours for this position are negotiable up to four days per week. Recent graduates are also welcome to apply.

The successful candidate will be provided with ongoing support by the Facility Manager, on-site Clinical Nurse, Care with Purpose & Behaviour Support Advisor and wider Care team. Ongoing training and skill development will also be provided.

 

This position is responsible for:

  • The development, implementation and evaluation of lifestyle programs for  Ocean Star residents
  • The provision of training and support to Occupational Therapy Assistants as required
  • The provision of clinical support and pain management (minimal, if at all) as and when required. 

 

To be successful in this role, you will have/be:

  • Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy) and a current registration with the Occupational Therapist Registration board of WA
  • Previous experience working in an aged care environment (desirable)
  • Knowledge of the Montessori Principles and the 'Care with Purpose' model (desirable)
  • Knowledge of the Aged Care Quality Standards and the range and types of services available to the elderly
  • Excellent time management, organisational and communication skills
  • Able to work cooperatively in a team environment and autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to learn and maintain professional development
  • Located in Bunbury or surrounding area

 

About Catholic Homes

Caring for Western Australians for over 50 years, Catholic Homes is a leading not-for-profit comprehensive aged care provider.

Catholic Homes’ innovation and proactive approach to aged care has won us numerous awards including the Catering Innovation of the Year award and Better Practice Award for its Circle of Men project.  

We have seven Residential Care facilities, with four located alongside a Retirement Village. Based on the Montessori principles, our ‘Care with Purpose’ model advocates being active and independent for as long as possible.

Our Home Care service across Perth and Regional WA areas is tailored to suit individual needs of those living in the community. Using the Wellness and Reablement approach to improve skills and abilities, this service encourages independence while remaining in the home.

Catholic Homes is an inclusive organisation welcoming all faiths and backgrounds.

We offer competitive working conditions, a friendly and supportive environment and ongoing professional development.

We pride ourselves on providing a workplace that reflects our Values of Joy, Love and Hospitality.

 

To apply

To view this role's Position Description, click here.

For further information please contact Gwen Gorski, Facility Manager on Gwen.Gorski@catholichomes.com

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia and possess or be willing to obtain a current National Police Clearance. 

Please note Catholic Homes does not provide sponsorship for employees.

For more information on working with Catholic Homes please visit www.catholichomes.com

 

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as an occupational therapist?
  • Are you currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)?
  • What's your highest level of education?
  • Please describe your experience in the above role or similar.
  • Are you located in Bunbury or surrounding area?

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