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Physiotherapist

Alzheimer's WA

Position Summary:

Our Physiotherapist is responsible for the assessment and facilitation of services in all aspects of their daily life, through assessment, intervention and ongoing support to clients and their families. Working closely with our Care and Support Services department, they contribute to improve all aspects of our client’s quality of life.

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the planning and implementation of physiotherapy services for clients
  • Empower and support clients to advocate for themselves
  • Ensure new referrals are contacted within an appropriate time frame
  • Ensure compliance with all contractual requirements including the recording and reporting of all associated activities

Essential Criteria:

  • BSc (Physiotherapy)
  • AHPRA registration as a Physiotherapist
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the NDIS
  • Experience working with people living with dementia in a person-centred approach
  • Ability to work effectively in a small multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate and liaise with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Sound knowledge and skill in using MS Office suite
  • Working rights in Australia
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • A valid WA ‘C’ class driver’s licence
  • NDIS Worker Screening
  • Up-to-date COVID Vaccination

Desirable Criteria:

  1. Experience in Physiotherapy in community care
  2. Knowledge and experience of working with people with dementia in a range of care settings, such as acute, primary, community or residential aged care.
  3. Experience in adapting the home environment to maximise independence

At Alzheimer’s WA, we offer:

  • Opportunity to salary package up to $15,900 per annum,
  • Five (5) weeks of annual leave per year,
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP),
  • A comprehensive induction program, and
  • On-going professional development opportunities.

About Us:

Established in 1982, Alzheimer’s WA advocates, educates, and engages Western Australians living with all types of dementia as well as their families and carers.

We support CHSP, HCP and NDIS funding by providing home and community support, as well as respite day and overnight in our three (3) homes based in Perth, Mandurah, and Albany.

Some of our key services include:

  • Home, community, and social support using holistic person-centred care programs, from a philosophy of understanding the lived experience,
  • Education, training, and consultancy for those who wish to learn and have an impact on the lives of people living with dementia.

We endeavour to be by the side of those living with dementia, and to make a positive difference to their lives. If this is a journey that interests you, we welcome you to apply to become part of our team.

More information about Alzheimer’s WA, is available here: https://www.alzheimerswa.org.au/about/

Application Process

After application submission, candidates will be shortlisted and forwarded to respective hiring managers. Only suitable candidates will be considered and contacted following the shortlisting process.

If you have questions about the position, or would like to see the full position description, you can email us at recruitment@alzheimerswa.org.au using the subject line: Physiotherapist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please note: We reserve the right to close the position without notice.

At Alzheimer’s WA, we believe that we have an important role to play in promoting diversity, equality, respect and inclusion in our society. People from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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