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Residential Aged Care - Occupational Therapist Launceston

Launceston & Northeast, TAS



Occupational Therapist

  • Work life balance, flexible working hours
  • Supportive team environment and work culture
  • Looking for development? Enjoy on-going investment, training & support

Your Opportunity:

As a qualified Occupational Therapist working in Residential Aged Care, you will be joining a large and collaborative multidisciplinary team providing personalised treatments.

You will be involved in a new innovative way of offering allied health services to our wonderful Clients. Our Plena Care Pathway has been designed to provide our therapists with an opportunity to tailor therapy programs for our residents, built from resident goals and priorities, and delivers evidence-based mobility and functional programs, care plan reviews, one-to-one therapy interventions and group based active aging services.

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Provide comprehensive assessments and clinical recommendation to support consumer activities of daily living, mobility, and transfers, falls risk and prevention, equipment requirements, pressure area care and skin integrity management, arthritic joint management, and pain management.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to the needs of Plena and the aged care facilities, and work within the scope of the Occupational Therapy profession.

There has never been a better time to join our Plena team and work towards some fantastic resident outcomes.

Your Career with Plena: 

In addition to an awesome team environment and competitive salary based on experience (which is reviewed yearly), Plena Healthcare prides itself on a genuine work/life balance where flexibility is key! We aim to support and inspire our team to enrich the lives of our clients. We do this with a great group of people, and a tried and tested program, which is the best in the industry! And there are some other goodies along the way to make sure you’re the happiest and best that you can be.

Plena Perks: 

When joining our Plena Healthcare Community, you will also unlock a multitude of Plena Perks. 

  • Industry leading Professional Development program equivalent to $5000 annually, comprising of a Professional Development allowance that you can choose how you spend, monthly profession specific training events, industry webinar updates, j and lunch and learn sessions.
  • Paid Induction and training
  • Social club and team connection
  • Health Kick - $$ to spend on your fitness and well-being
  • Recognition programs
  • Ongoing mentoring
  • Treasure Chest Fund - We like to spread joy. We'll give you money to spend on brightening the day of one of your clients.
  • $1000 Refer a friend bonus – Sharing is caring!

Who we are:

Plena Healthcare is a national allied health provider to the Aged Care, Community and Disability industry, with over 20 years’ experience. Our physiotherapists, occupational therapists, podiatrists, speech pathologists and dietitians are passionate about the care they provide to the clients who are at the centre of everything we do. 

We are a values-led organisation, we bring energy, act with integrity, nurture and care, we listen and connect. Our values demonstrate our commitment to our people, customers, and community, and define who we are, what we do, and how we do it. When we come together, we shine.

To join our inspiring team, you will need: 

  •  A bachelor’s degree
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Australian working rights
  • Willing to obtain NDIS workers screening and National Police Check
Job Ad Reference 3KPNN
Date Listed 22 May 2024