Physiotherapy Aide – Opal Hillside

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    negotiable / month
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    5 days ago
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At Opal Aged Care, we know that companies don’t succeed, people do .

Our purpose is to bring joy to those we care for and our values of  C ompassion,  A ccountability,  R espect and  E xcellence reflect that  CARE  is at the heart of everything we do.

About Opal Hillside:

Opal Hillside is located in Mount Hutton in the Lake Macquarie region. This 94 bed home has been newly renovated with state of the art finishes, and is situated among a serene and leafy setting. There are a number of facilities including a café, courtyards and gardens designed for residents and their families to enjoy together. Opal Hillside is also conveniently located just 25 minutes from Newcastle CBD and the Sydney/Newcastle freeway.

About the role:

  • Responsible for assisting the Physiotherapy staff in carrying out their daily duties.
  • Work under the direct supervision and guidance of a Physiotherapist.
  • Contribute to the mobility, pain management and improvement of our residents quality of life.
  • Our ideal candidate would:

  • Provide treatment under a 3 and/or 4a Pain management program.
  • Implementing comprehensive care involving assessment, prevention, implementation, evaluation and follow up of therapy programs.
  • Providing instruction and monitoring of staff manual handling practices.
  • Key Qualifications and requirement include:

  • Cert III or IV in Allied Health Assistance 
  • Previous experience in Pain Management Clinics is desirable.
  • Previous experience in Lifestyle preferred
  • Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rates
  • A professional and social team
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Work/life balance.
  • All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance via Opal’s police check system and undergo a pre-employment medical. You may also be required to attend a drug screen and complete psychometric testing. 

    Please note: a current flu vaccination will also be required for you to work in our homes.