Job Title

Occupational Therapist

South Africa, Western Cape
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R28000 - R32000 Per Month
Area: South Africa, Western Cape
Sector: Real Estate
Posted: 2 July 2024

Job Details

A luxury retirement village within the southern suburbs of Cape Town is looking for an experienced and energetic person to fulfil the role of Occupational Therapist. This role will be a combination and the successful incumbent’s main responsibility will be to provide comprehensive Occupational Therapy services to the residents and patients.

If you want to work for a dynamic and reputable retirement group and have a passion for care then this is the job for you. To ensure high-quality patient care, we also invest in the continuous development of our staff, which includes both internal and external training.

Location: Somerset West, South Africa

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES, NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Direct intervention tasks such as assessment, intervention planning, intervention implementation, group activity planning & facilitation
  • Individual stimulation program planning
  • Arrange support groups.
  • Planning and organising of special events
  • Recordkeeping and administrative duties.
  • Attend and participate in monthly MDT meetings.
  • Ensure the department and program runs smoothly.
  • Partake in meetings
  • Adhoc/temporary support services.
  • Supervision of OT student
  • Coordinate volunteer workers
  • Development of written health promotion materials and newsletters.
  • Participate in staff training events as needed
  • Team participation in healthcare center operations.
  • Assist with pre-admission, admission and discharge of patients.
  • Promote staff team building.
  • Partake in staff evaluation & orientation.

REQUIREMENTS  

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy and registered as an Occupational Therapist with HPCSA
  • Proven experience as an Occupational Therapist
  • Preferably has experience in Geriatrics, Dementia, or mental health and facilitating groups, media content knowledge

Skills and Attributes:

  • Dependable, responsible, and good communication skills.
  • Compassionate and gentle nature.
  • Empathetic manners, the successful candidate will have excellent client/customer service skills.
  • Keen interest to work in geriatric subacute/acute environments.
  • Conflict handling skills.
  • Ethical and integrity.
  • The incumbent should be well presented and professional.
  • Computer literate
  • Well-spoken and presentable

Working Hours – Normal working days are Mondays to Fridays from 07h00 until 16h00, 07h30 until 16h30 or 08h00 until 17h00