Physiotherapist / Occupational Therapist- Cairns

Redstone Recruitment

Fantastic opportunity for a Locum Physio or OT to work for an established organisation providing quality care to Aged Care residents - Cairns

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Work within a multidisciplinary framework alongside other health professionals
  • Ongoing locum position
Physiotherapist / Occupational Therapist - Cairns

If you are a Physiotherapist or an Occupational Therapist with a background in Aged Care who is passionate about enhancing the quality of life, assisting in managing pain and chronic illnesses and keeping older adults and the elderly physically well this role is for you.

As part of this role you will;
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team made up of Allied Health and medical professionals
  • See clients within a residential Aged Care facility, retirement villages and some home visits
  • Conduct functional assessments
  • Provide rehabilitation and falls prevention initiatives to residents
  • Develop innovative treatment plans
  • Provide individual one-on-one treatments & rehabilitation
  • Provide group educational sessions to residents
  • You will be responsible for the Pain Management program throughout the facility
  • Electronically document treatments provided and progress notes
  • Ordering of equipment and functional aids 
  • Equipment prescription for residents
  • Home modifications (may be required)
  • Communicate and keep staff, families and health professionals up to date with treatment plan and residents progress
  • Manual handling education to staff
  • Role is open to Occupational Therapist's and Physiotherapist's
  • Continuous locum position with a view to going permanent
  • General AHPRA registration
  • Relevant Physiotherapy / Occupational Therapy qualification
  • Current police check
  • Experience in Aged Care is desired but not essential
If this is a role you are interested in hearing more about feel free to get in touch, otherwise you can submit an application with an updated copy of your resume!

M: 0451 740 900