Allied Health Team Leader - Rockhampton

Job Description

About the role

Mercy Community Services are on the search for a Allied Health - Team Leader to join our Community Aged Care team based in Rockhampton. This is an exciting Full-Time permanent position.

This role provides leadership and supervision to the designated allied health team and works to ensure optimum clinical care for our consumers. The team leader provides clinical support to the care and service team to ensure that consumers receive optimal clinical care.

This role entails but not limited to -

  • Provide direct consumer care and allied health services congruent with recognised best practice and procedures
  • Formulating a plan or care with the primary aim of providing optimal quality of life for the individual and/or group, in consultation with the consumer and their representative
  • Maintaining accurate and appropriate documentation of care and service
  • Effectively manage team members and volunteers involved in care and service that support consumer care needs

About you

As the successful candidate, you will possess:

  • Tertiary qualification in Allied Health with APHRA registration
  • Previous experience in a similar role, either in aged care or similar environments (desirable)
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a high standard of comprehensive allied health care, consistent with the Regulatory Boards of Australia Registration scope of practice accountabilities
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Dementia Care and Palliative Care specialist services
  • Have and maintain a Queensland Driver's Licence

Why Mercy Community

Mercy Community a Catholic not-for-profit that provides a wide range of services supporting families and young people, people living with a disability and the elderly. All our work is driven by our core values of Compassion, Integrity, Dignity & Empowerment.

At Mercy Community, we support our employees to reach for opportunities both within their area of expertise as well as in a new field. Build a career with us and explore the possibilities of moving upwards into leadership roles or discover a new location across our broad geographic footprint.

Being part of the Mercy Community team, means you have access to some fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Increase your take home pay through the use of generous salary packaging - up to $18,550 per annum of your salary is available as a tax-free component
  • Pay for your Queensland Blue Card and NDIS Worker Screening Card when you need – saving you up to $144 if you need both cards!
  • Provide you and your immediate family free, professional and confidential counselling services including specialised First Nations counsellors

Depending on your role, you may also be eligible:

  • For annual influenza and/or other vaccination reimbursements
  • To receive pay bonus’ of $500 for successful employee referrals
  • To cash out or purchase annual leave and to take advantage of extra leave entitlements

We also ensure all our employees have access to a wide variety of excellent learning and development tools to continue your professional and personal development. This includes making sure you have access to a range of other career pathways and opportunities across Mercy.

Why wait, APPLY NOW! Please note we may contact applicants prior to closing date so not delay in applying.

Mercy Community Services is a Circle Back Initiative Employer and commit to respond to every applicant.

For any queries, please contact MCSCareers.Mailbox@mercycs.org.au.