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
Liaison with site staff and ACFI Officer at sites to ensure quality outcomes are achieved
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
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of staff in a variety of formats including
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
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.