Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist



Churches of Christ Care, Gracehaven Aged Care Service, Bundaberg Permanent, Full-time opportunity Imagine a job where everything you did made a difference About the role This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference and practice evidence based interventions. You will be involved in the implementation and continuous promotion of wellness and restorative care programs, exercise based interventions and falls prevention. Aligned with the organisational 'positive wellbeing' model of care you will improve and maintain the mobility and independence of our residents.

Some of the residents you will look after for years to come and the relationships you build with them and their families will be both meaningful and significant. Reporting to the Service Manager, you will enjoy making recommendations on the types of adaptive and specialised equipment to be used and/or purchased for residents. You will also devise and deliver education programs based on the needs of the aged care sites and advise and educate staff on manual handling techniques appropriate to individual residents.

Working with a dedicated allied health team you will make a real difference to the quality of life of our residents whilst practicing a holistic model of care. Over the last four years, Churches of Christ Care's own Allied Health Team has steadily grown and has been responsible for several innovative programs. There will be regular opportunities for both internal and external continuing professional development and opportunities to take part in research projects.

Remuneration package indicative of $65,000 - $87,000 (depending on level of experience) plus superannuation, penalty rates and salary packaging. About you You are a dedicated Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist often commended on your enthusiasm, imagination, creativity and the ability to form relationships with a wide variety of people. With the ability to prioritise and manage workloads according to resident's needs, you are able to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplined work team.

Your experience and qualifications for the role should include: Current AHPRA registration as a Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist OR have limited registration/ an interim practising certificate; Demonstrated time management skills and the ability to work within a multi-skilled team; Current Senior First Aid certificate is highly desirable. Aged care experience is not required as you will be supported by an experienced team and very supportive management. Importantly, you will be someone who closely aligns with our organisational values of: modelling unconditional love; behaving with integrity; and being good stewards.

Who we are We offer over 200 services in more than 100 communities, positively impacting around 45,000 lives each year. Our care services range from children, youth and family services, early intervention and protection, affordable housing, and seniors and support living, making us one of Au.

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19 Nov 2019


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