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Therapy & Leisure Partner - Busselton

Baptistcare
  • Located in Busselton
  • Flexible work hours to suit you (Casual and Part-time hours available)
  • Cert III qualification, funded by the organisation

Why join us?

  • First class training and development opportunities
  • Discounts on health insurance through HBF or Medibank
  • Discounts on banking products through Bankwest
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discounts at JB HI-FI & The Good Guys
  • Salary Packaging (up to $18,550 tax free) to all eligible employees
  • Accommodation discounts at Seashells Hospitality Group
  • Access to our Wellness Program
  • A fantastic team environment and flexibility to work from any Baptistcare location
  • Access to Traineeships

About your new role:

Working under the direction of the Lifestyle Coordinator, this position is responsible for the person-centred implementation of leisure, lifestyle and therapy activities with the residents within the Aged Care Facility. The functions of this position are to promote the physical and emotional well-being of residents, by partnering with residents to be involved in the meaningful activities of their life.

Working closely with the Occupational Therapist &/or Physiotherapist, and other stakeholders within the facility, the Therapy & Leisure Partner supports residents to maintain optimal functional abilities. The function of this position requires the delivery of quality therapeutic interventions with residents under the supervision of the relevant therapist, including preparation, application and evaluation of programs and activities. 

Roster:

Various shifts available

In order to join our team, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID and Influenza, undertake a pre-employment medical, national police clearance and complete relevant background clearances.

Skills and Experience:

  • Alignment to our Values of Togetherness, Respect, Accountability, Caring and Respect.
  • Commitment to providing a customer centric approach. 
  • Completion of Certificate III Allied Health Assistance or equivalent accredited training or progression towards.
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of person-centred principles and the ability to engage people in meaningful activity.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the needs of people with dementia in relation to leisure and therapeutic activity.
  • Ability to complete busy workload and respond to changing priorities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and flexibly in a team environment.
  • Previous experience working with people with dementia.
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Valid Driver’s License (Car)
  • Working knowledge of WH&S legislation and practice.

Baptistcare are one of WA's largest not-for-profit providers supporting residential care, home care services and retirement living in both metro and regional locations. We focus on empowering our customers to maintain homely comforts and community connection by providing care with compassion, integrity, and dignity.

Our focus is not limited to our clients, but also your well-being and career growth. We aim to support you to achieve a fulfilling career with first class training and development opportunities.

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace where everyone is valued. The more diversity we have, the more unique perspectives and creative ideas we share. Therefore, we embrace people of different age, religion, sexual orientation or identity, physical or mental ability and ethnicity.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts.

For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, email our Recruitment team at people@baptistcare.com.au, using the subject line: Therapy & Leisure Partner - Busselton enquiry via EthicalJobs. Please note that we do not accept applications to this email address, they must be submitted online.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

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