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Occupational Therapist | Aged Care

Exciting Opportunity for a passionate Occupational therapist to join a supportive Aged Care facility!

Are you a dedicated Occupational Therapist looking for a new career opportunity?

MARS Recruitment has recently partnered with an exciting Aged Care client who is in search of an experienced Occupational Therapist for their Bristol facility!

This organisation is committed to enriching the quality of life and independence of their residents in a nurturing and supportive environment.

As an Occupational Therapist, your primary role will involve providing therapeutic interventions and pain management strategies to enhance the well-being of residents while fostering meaningful and lasting connections. This position oversees one 40 Bed mainstream ward in addition to a 28 bed Dementia support unit.

If you are passionate about delivering high-quality care in the aged care sector and thrive in a positive and collaborative team setting, this role is ideal for you.

About the Role:

  • Taking charge of day-to-day operations, organisation, and supervision of Occupational Therapy services within a 40 Bed mainstream and 28 bed Dementia ward, to ensure the efficient delivery of care to clients.
  • Serving as the go-to expert in Occupational Therapy for the Residential team, offering professional guidance and support to maintain Occupational Therapy standards and best practices.
  • Conducting thorough patient assessments to gain a comprehensive understanding of their individual needs.
  • Developing and implementing customised therapeutic programs for both group and individual requirements, addressing residents' specific physical, mental, and social needs.
  • Delivering high-quality, safe, and effective care support to enhance the health, well-being, and safety of residents.
  • Mentoring the professional development of Therapy Assistants, assisting them in building their skills and confidence within a structured framework.
  • Identifying areas for performance improvement within the Allied Health team and taking appropriate measures to implement.
  • Maintaining accurate records, statistics, and daily progress notes that precisely reflect activities and observations.
  • Regularly assessing and reporting on the physical and psychosocial capabilities of residents when necessary.
  • Preparing all necessary materials and workspace requirements for therapy sessions while adhering to budget constraints, managing stock levels, and maintaining financial records in an orderly manner.
  • Continuously evaluating your own learning needs and taking proactive steps to enhance and sustain your knowledge and skills in alignment with care standards and desired outcomes.

What's on Offer:

  • Competitive Salary of $108 - $110,000K + Superannuation annually.
  • An inclusive management approach that values understanding and flexibility.
  • A welcoming, family-like environment that fosters deep connections with residents and your team.
  • Management that is open to feedback, receptive to change, and committed to staff input.
  • An enthusiastic and cooperative multidisciplinary team dedicated to delivering top-notch care.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Maintain current, unrestricted registration as an Occupational Therapist with AHPRA.
  • Possess a current National Police Clearance or be willing to obtain one within six months of validity.
  • Demonstrate a high level of expertise in specialist assessment and the delivery of evidence-based occupational therapy interventions.
  • Exhibit a strong enthusiasm for allied health, particularly within the Aged and Dementia care context.
  • Demonstrate the ability to assess clients' strengths and abilities and effectively align them with activity and role development.
  • Showcase proficiency in communication, both through information technology and in written and verbal forms, along with excellent interpersonal skills for effective engagement with a diverse range of individuals.

If this opportunity resonates with you and you are ready to embark on a new career path, please contact Aoife at:

Phone: 0423 403 541 Email: aoife.hegarty@marsrecruitment.com.au

Salary
AU$105000 - AU$110000 per annum + Competitive Salary
LOCATION
Bicton, Perth, Australia
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Ref
BBBH27338_1707384689
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