Physiotherapist Assistant

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Physiotherapy Assistant required at ABC Care Home in Invercargill to deliver physio services and create resident-specific programs. Join our diverse team for a fulfilling career opportunity.

Job title
Physiotherapist Assistant
Employer
Job listing closed
Location
Invercargill Central, Southland
Category
Healthcare & Medical
Time
Full time

Pay

Kiwi Saver + Health Insurance
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Physiotherapist Assistant: Be at the heart of aged care.

Every day, in every way, we bring real heart to work. It’s what drives us to deliver our refreshingly different person-first commitment to care. That’s why we are seeking a Physiotherapy Assistant like you to join our ABC Care Home located in Invercargill to enrich the lives of our residents and be part of an inclusive culture where you can make a difference while growing your career.

About the Role

Under the guidance of the Physiotherapist, you will provide physiotherapy services following the individual resident’s care plan and treatment programme. You will also work with the Physiotherapist in developing individual programs to meet the resident’s needs.

This is a permanent full-time role working 32 hours per week. The hours of work are flexible with core hours Monday between 1-4 pm, Wednesday 9 am to 12 pm and Thursday 1-4 pm.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

- Comply with the Physiotherapy assistant scope of practice
- Ensure care is provided following the resident care plan and physiotherapy treatment programme
- Contribute to the achievement of resident focussed goals
- Ensure resident safety, privacy, and comfort is always maintained
- Adhere to policies and procedures and comply with all relevant standards and legislation

Skills and Experience

You will have 1 year of previous experience as a Physiotherapy Assistant in aged care. First Aid certificate. Demonstrate a positive attitude to wellness and healthy lifestyle and is physically fit. Display enthusiasm, empathy, and a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of residents. Demonstrate outstanding communication skills. Be able to commit to working on a rotating roster and have reliable travel arrangements.

Reasons to Belong

- Fully subsidised Southern Cross health insurance to our eligible permanent NZ employees and a discount on insurance cover for eligible family members
- Wellbeing discounts and advice, EAP counselling services, study support, and cultural leave
- Paid parental leave - in addition to standard parental leave, ABC offers 12 weeks of paid leave for primary carers and 2 weeks for secondary carers
- Refer-a-friend programme of $750 - $2,000
- Professional Development – in-house and external training and development
- Industry-competitive remuneration and benefits, and internal reward and recognition programmes
- No matter who you are or where you come from, we encourage you to ‘Be You at ABC’
- An accredited employer with Immigration NZ that values its diverse employees

About ABC

Through vision, passion, and sheer hard work, we’re now New Zealand’s largest aged care and dementia care provider. As one of New Zealand’s leading healthcare organisations, we employ more than 4,000 people: we are Brave, Caring, and Responsible. All united by one purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.

For the opportunity to join our community and to make a difference to the lives of the elderly, submit your cover letter and CV today – we would love to hear from you.

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