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OT VACANCY: Part-time Occupational Therapist, Durbanville, Cape Town

Green Pastures Rest Home (GPRH) has been functioning since 1966 as a long-term facility for residents above 60 years of age. For the past 30 years, GPRH has positioned itself to cater for residents with Dementia.

Registered and licensed by the Department of Social Development and Department of Health for 110 residents, the residents have diverse needs within a home environment surrounded by a large garden.

A position for a part-time /half-day  Occupational Therapist has become available.

The successful applicant will have the following:

  • Qualification as an Occupational Therapist and registration at the Health Professional Council of South Africa
  • Previous experience with older persons especially those with Dementia, advantage
  • Able to work within a team of Carers
  • Seating experience regarding the prevention of pressure on residence

Responsibilities include:

  • Seating adjustments of the frail residents especially in Rose Cottage to their needs
  • Support the staff in facilitating activities for the frailer residents and oversight of the development, review and implementation of therapeutic activity programmes
  • Take part in multidisciplinary team meetings to optimize resident’s quality of life in the Home
  • Training of staff members

Should you have the relevant skills, experience and interest, please email your CV and a motivation letter with two contactable references to Mr C. van Zyl – General Manager of  Green Pastures Rest Home at manager@gprh.co.za by 21/06/2024.

For more information:

Email: manager@gprh.co.za

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