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Physiotherapist

Silver Chain
  • Very rewarding role in the community helping people retain their independence and achieve their goals!
  • Attractive salary packaging options - up to $18,555 tax free 
  • Full time role. We are open to part time also of 4 days a week 

The Opportunity

This role will cover areas of high demand within the metropolitan area. Working autonomously in the community, you will be responsible for the professional delivery of high-quality physiotherapy services to clients across a number of programmes. You will work with clients to help them maximise their physical potential and achieve optimum independence and quality of life in their own homes. You will be part of a team of Allied health Professionals and Therapy Assistants. You will be provided with the technology and resources required to do the job. 

Key responsibilities

  • Community based role with a strong focus on enhancing the independence of our clients on short term programs.
  • You will have the ability to build trust and rapport with all your clients.
  • Carry out an intensive assessment of their needs and create personal care plans so they can achieve the goals you have both set.
  • You will organise other resources to assist with the care plans if they are a requirement and this may include Therapy assistants.
  • You will be up to date to with funding streams, access to equipment, services and community groups to also share with your clients.
  • The ability and understanding that every client is different, each will have their own challenges and personal goals.
  • Collaborate with both internal and external health professionals and services.
  • Liaise with families/care providers by providing ongoing support, care and education.
  • The ability to work independently and good time management skills.
  • Plan and carry out relevant training/handovers to staff including Therapy Assistants.

About you

  • Full AHPRA Registration with no restrictions.
  • Demonstrated experience in client work in a community, hospital or rehabilitation setting.
  • Sound knowledge of assessments and treatments.
  • Excellent client centred focus along with effective communication/problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of funding and services.
  • Pool cars are accessible for use to the Allied Health Team.

Under the Aged Care Act 1997, successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory National Police Clearance prior to commencement.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and Salary Packaging.
  • Leave loading payment.
  • Professional Development supported.
  • Silver Chain smart phone and laptop provided.
  • Award winning Health and wellbeing programmes.
  • Health Care benefits.

How to apply

To submit your application, and to view a copy of the Position Description, click ‘Apply Now’.

Please note that unsolicited applications from agencies will not be accepted.

Please note that screening and interviewing will commence as suitable applicants apply and this position may close earlier than the advertisement end date.

Based on Silver Chain Group Policy and Government Directions, you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19, (including booster), or evidence of a medical exemption in order to commence employment with Silver Chain.

At Silver Chain, our greatest strength is our people. Driven by our values of integrity, respect, trust and compassion, we aspire to create a better home care system for all Australians. With a proud history of more than 125 years, Silver Chain is an employer of choice and the leading provider of high-quality health and aged care in the homes and communities of more than 65,000 Western Australians every year. Join our team of more than 4,450 staff, caring for more than 105,000 clients across Australia. We’ll provide you with opportunities to help you develop and grow in your career, with training and education programs to help you achieve your goals.

Silver Chain Group are proud members of the Diversity Council of Australia

Selection Criteria

  • Essential: Do you hold a full (not on P or L plates) C Class drivers license?
  • Essential: Do you hold current registration with AHPRA?
  • Essential: Do you have a reliable, registered motor vehicle for work purposes?
  • Desirable: Do you have previous experience in a community or residential environment within the aged care industry?

A position description is attached.

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