South West - Eaton

Vacancy Number: 1187

Physiotherapist - Aged Care

About the Role
  • Seeking casual Physiotherapists to join our Therapy team offering holistic pain management for customers in our Aged Care Homes in the South west Region- Bethanie Elanora and Bethanie Fields.

    Work for the largest not for profit provider of aged care services and retirement villages in Western Australia, providing over 60 years of professional care services between Geraldton and Bunbury. With a company size of around 1600 people across 22 locations, we are a diverse and complex business. You will be supported by a full time Therapy Services Manager.

    Being part of our casual pool means that you have the flexibility to work a variety of shifts and days covering roster gaps such as annual leave, sick leave and unplanned leave. Suitable candidates must be committed and reliable and enjoy the variety of working at different locations.

    As part of this role will will provide clinical pain management service to care recipients, direct and co-ordinate therapy implementation by Therapy Assistants and support staff, implement and direct individual recipient’s pain management treatment according to the Physiotherapy assessment and maintain appropriate clinical documentation and information systems.
Experience & Skills
  • Current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration as a Physiotherapist
  • Knowledge and skills assessment and treatment techniques and ability to plan, implement and evaluate pain management programs
  • Previous experience within the Aged Care industry desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in both verbal and written form
  • Good computer skills, with confidence to use Microsoft Office packages and clinical information systems
  • Clinical report writing skills
  • Demonstrated caseload management and time management skills Ability to work within a multi-skilled team
  • Must have access to a mobile phone to receive shifts
  • Be able to commit to the 2 day corporate induction if successful Be able to work across a variety of shifts – flexibility is key!
What's on Offer
  • Casual position, with competitive remuneration with casual loading
  • Salary packaging of up to $15,899pa
  • Strong focus on organisational culture within an enthusiastic team environment, perfect for new grads
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee Benefits including including Health Insurance benefit and entertainment vouchers.
Practice Type Aged Care
Full Time / Part Time Part time
Days / Hours Casual
Map of South West

South West

The South West region of Western Australia offers great diversity, with beautiful coastal environments adjacent to ancient forests.

The South West region includes the major cities of Mandurah (population 67,000), Bunbury (population 60,000) and Busselton (population 31,000), with other towns including Collie, Manjimup, Harvey, Bridgetown and the well-known wine-growing centre of Margaret River.

The region is well-serviced by doctors and specialists and includes the major health centres in Mandurah (Peel Health Campus) and Bunbury (South West Health Campus). 
The South West is popular as a holiday destination with coastal town populations swelling over the summer holiday periods and the inland areas being popular camping and adventure activity destinations.