South West - Busselton

Vacancy Number: 1683

Physiotherapist - Aged Care

About the Role
  • An exciting full-time opportunity has arisen for a passionate and self-driven individual to join the team in Busselton as a Physiotherapist. Enjoy Busselton's beautiful beaches, walking trails and cafes and have easy access to the Margaret River Wine Region.

    Work in a progressive and dynamic organisation that has been providing quality care services to West Australians for over 30 years.

    As an integral part of the care and lifestyle team at Ellenvale, you will: Assess the physical and functional mobility of residents, within the scope of their limitation and diagnosis
  • Plan and implement appropriate treatment and mobility programs considering resident and representative preferences
  • Deliver holistic, individualised pain management treatments
  • Provide contemporary evidence-based physiotherapy treatments
  • Supervise a team of Therapy Assistants
  • Complete accurate documentation in line with relevant guidelines
Experience & Skills
  • Physiotherapy qualification and AHPRA registration
  • Experience within a rehabilitation setting and/or aged care (highly regarded, but not mandatory). New graduates are strongly encouraged to Apply!
  • Strong customer service ethos with focus on providing a comprehensive and meaningful physiotherapy service to all residents
  • Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Well developed verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to work independently and within a team environment
  • Hold a genuine interest in working with older people
  • Hold Australian working right with the ability to pass a national police clearance
What's on Offer
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Ongoing training and opportunities for development and career growth
  • Employee discounts from a number of trusted businesses
  • Contributions towards professional development
  • Mentoring can be provided to new graduates if needed.
Practice Type Aged Care
Full Time / Part Time Full time
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.