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Bethanie

Therapy Team Lead – fixed-term, full time

Bethanie, Western Australia’s leading not for profit aged care and retirement living provider, has

been warmly welcoming and caring for seniors for over 65 years. We strive to lead the change in the

way Australians think about ageing, recognising ‘old age’ as a positive force in society and giving a

voice to those who have seen it all and live to tell the tale.

We are seeking a Therapy Team Lead to provide leadership and management to our Allied Health

team of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Therapy Assistants based at our Bethanie

Wellness Centres. At Bethanie, we take a holistic view to well-being and offer Wellness Centres to

alleviate discomfort associated with aches and pains and to maximise well-being.

Reporting to our Therapy & Wellness Service Manager, this is a full-time position to cover parental

leave for a period of 10 months and will be based at Bethanie head office on Pier St, with the

requirement of regular travel. Whilst this position is initially on a fixed term basis, there may be

opportunities beyond this within the Therapy team.

About the role:

This is not just a clinical role – this is a true leadership role, however, experience in a lead position is

not essential. We are looking for a passionate and innovative person who can work cooperatively

and collaboratively with the site staff and managers within the Residential Operations team. This

position could be your first step into a leadership and management role as support will be provided

by Bethanie and the Therapy leadership team for the right person.

Main duties will include:

 Oversee the day to day operations and quality of Wellness Centre services

 Lead and support Wellness Centre staff

 Develop and maintain Wellness Centre rosters as directed, including managing same day

leave cover (available from 7am as required)

 Monitor, analyse and report on resident numbers, ACFI uplift, customer feedback and

satisfaction

 Liaison with site staff and ACFI Officer at sites to ensure quality outcomes are achieved

About you:

 Currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a

Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist

 Demonstrated ability or willingness to further develop skills to manage a dispersed team to

achieve quality outcomes for residents

 Proven ability to set and maintain performance targets and to manage staff performance as

required

 Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of staff in a variety of formats including

Microsoft Teams

 Strong computer skills with the ability to learn new systems quickly

 Valid Driver’s licence and reliable vehicle

 Willingness to uphold the Mission, Vision and Values of The Bethanie Group Inc.

Working with Bethanie

At Bethanie we are committed to being an employer of choice by creating a supportive and

compassionate environment for our people, customers and residents.

In 2020, 81% of staff said they were engaged and enjoyed working at Bethanie, and 93% of

customers said they were satisfied with Bethanie’s services, with a strong willingness to recommend

Bethanie’s services to others. We are extremely proud of these results and believe it demonstrates

our commitment creating a positive environment for our people and our customers.

As well as being part of a stimulating and nurturing work environment, you will also have access to

the following benefits:

 Salary Packaging up to $15,899 per annum. Salary Packaging allows you to pay for your

expenses with money from your salary before tax is taken out. Pay less tax, and your take

home pay increases

 Banking, insurance and retail discounts and benefits

 Rewarding career with a supportive culture

 Professional development and training opportunities

 Flexible working arrangements

To apply

Please click on Apply to upload your resume and cover letter before the closing date of Friday,

22/01/2021. If you require any further information, please contact our hiring manager Annette

Brow, Therapy Service Manager on 0477 722 194.

We respectfully request agencies not to make contact at this time.

BRS Reference 414761

To apply for this job please visit bethanie.com.au.