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Clinician | Forensic Intervention Services

Summary

Clinician (Psychologist, Social Worker, Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist)

  • Grow your experience of Forensic Intervention.
  • Earn $87,640 to $99,438 per annum plus super.
  • Full time, ongoing, part time and fixed term vacancies available.

Do you have a background in psychology, social work, occupational therapy or mental health nursing? If so, Corrections Victoria wants your help to become a world leader in guiding offenders through positive behavioural change.

We are currently seeking clinicians in the following locations to join Forensic Intervention Services, a specialist program area of Corrections Victoria dedicated to making our community safer by reducing re-offending.

  • Melbourne CBD
  • Lara and Greater Geelong region (based at Barwon Prison and/or Marngoneet and Karreenga Correctional Centres)
  • Ararat region (based at Hopkins Correctional Centre and/or Langi Kal Kal Prison)
  • Loddon Mallee region (based at Loddon and Middleton Prison) 

If you want to change lives and elevate your forensic clinical skills, we want to hear from you.

Information sessions

We invite you to attend our webinar sessions, which are an ideal opportunity to learn about the role and career pathways as well as chat with members of our clinical workforce.

Webinar

  • Wednesday 28 October 2020 5.30pm AEST

Click here to register

  • Saturday 31 October 2020 10.00am AEST

Click here to register

A day in the life of our clinicians

While under COVID-19 restrictions, your role will be to provide clinical support via phone, video conference or face to face (if safe to do so in accordance with the Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines), undertaking a variety of tasks that will develop your skills and experience. These include:

  • Applying behavioural therapy methods to offenders, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT).
  • Screening offenders for risk using evidence-based tools and systems.
  • Delivering programs directly to offenders.
  • Addressing criminal behaviour and encouraging positive change.
  • Facilitating therapeutic intervention services.
  • Determining treatment pathways and preparing plans and reports.
  • Applying the key therapeutic frameworks outlined in your training to guide assessment and treatment recommendations.

It’s important work

This is a unique opportunity to be part of forging a new clinical direction for Corrections Victoria and help shape the future of forensic intervention in our state. You will:

  • Learn from forensically trained clinicians and a dedicated director.
  • Receive comprehensive training, including foundation, theory and on-the-job mentoring.
  • Grow skills and build your pathway towards becoming a senior clinician.
  • Be eligible for conference grants and clinical scholarship opportunities.
  • Receive ongoing professional development and training.
  • Earn annual salary increases for meeting performance benchmarks (within the Allied Health salary band).
  • AHPRA registration or ACMHN or AASW membership is also funded every year.

How you will be a high performer

  • Have a genuine passion and commitment to making a positive difference.
  • Have strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative team environment.
  • Be proficient in report writing.
  • Possess resilience, maturity and the ability to maintain professional boundaries.
  • Be able to multi-task with strong time management skills.

Your eligibility to apply

To apply, you’ll need to hold (or be eligible for) one of the following:

  • General registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia.
  • Membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).
  • Be credentialed as a Mental Health Nurse with the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN).
  • Be registered as an Occupational Therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening. You will also need to possess a current Victorian driver’s licence.

Applications close on Sunday 15 November 2020 at 11.59pm AEST

We regularly review applications so don’t hesitate to submit prior to the closing date.

For further information, please contact Jean-Nicolas Chuiton, Recruitment Services on (03) 8684 0480, candidatecare@justice.vic.gov.au or add Jean-Nicolas on LinkedIn here

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Justice and Community Safety is continually working towards increasing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) workforce. The Aboriginal Employment Team aims to attract, recruit and retain Aboriginal staff in a number of roles, including prison officers, community corrections officers, field officers and clinicians. This support includes a culturally appropriate attraction and recruitment process. To learn more, click here or email aboriginal.employment@justice.vic.gov.au

Community Mental Health Clinician | MidWest Area Mental Health Service

Summary

Registered Nurse, Mental Health | Social Worker | Occupational Therapist | Clinical Psychologist | RPN3 | AH2 | P/T Fixed Term Contracts

  • Flexible working arrangements, work life balance with 0.6 : Mon-Fri and opportunity to try something different
  • Located at Melton Community Health, locatd right near freeway easy commute
  • Co-located with Community health, family and drug and alcohol services
  • Supportive team

Life with us

The Outer Community Team at MidWest Area Mental Health Service are a welcoming and supportive diverse group of multi-disciplinary clinicians who value the specific contributions of nurses to the treatment of our consumers with often challenging and complex mental health presentations.  We will provide the opportunity to work in an integrated community model of care that offers you flexible work hours over 7 days a week with a combination of acute / brief interventions and ongoing / longer term clinical care depending on your individual areas of experience and interest.

A Job to be Proud of

  • Provide recovery oriented assessment and interventions in collaboration with consumers/ carers/families.
  • Assist in the provision of primary, secondary and tertiary consultation services, community development and education, liaison and linkage to other agencies that also provide support to people with mental illnesses as required.
  • Ensure all client centred activities are accurately documented in the appropriate format within the clinical patient file in a timely manner.
  • Work in collaboration with your multi-disciplinary mental health team.

Your Commitment

  • Hold a relevant clinical qualification, and display demonstrated skills in the principles and practice of working with people presenting mental health issues.
  • Present a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers
  • Knowledge of relevant evidence based treatment models and interventions for high and low prevalence psychiatric illnesses 
  • Capacity to undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with clients who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders

Our Commitment to You

  • Become part of the large NWMH Nursing workforce and the MWAMHS Outer Community Team with a well-established and cohesive nursing leadership group
  • NWMH boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • We are a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary packaging
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and EAP
  • Reward & Recognition Programs

Interested?

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.  Offers subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

Early Intervention Occupational Therapists | Early Start Australia
            

Summary

Early Start Australia is an established therapy provider for children with a range of diagnosis and support requirements.

We are currently seeking Early Intervention Occupational Therapists for clinics nationwide across Australia – in ACT, NSW, NT, SA, QLD, VIC and WA.

Full and part-time opportunities available.

Role Requirements

  • 1+ year(s) experience
  • Drivers Licence and car
  • AHPRA, WWCC, Police Check and First Aid

Benefits and Perks

  • Supervision and support
  • Work in our friendly multidisciplinary team 
  • Performance incentives, professional development and access to a discount marketplace

If this sounds like the career opportunity for you, please email your CV to HR@earlystartaustralia.com.au

Forensic Occupational Therapist | CoWork

Summary

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our team of committed professionals who, by using our unique OT skills to provide evidence, are making a difference.

  • flexible hours – choose how often you work and when
  • currently 100% home-based
  • non-exclusive – keep existing clinical commitments
  • generous rates – circa $100 per hour
  • extensive support and mentoring available

About CoWork

CoWork has a solid client base and an established reputation that spans almost 25 years. We are a small group of professionals who are using our Occupational Therapy expertise to provide medicolegal evidence to the courts. Our assessment interviews take place at either our Malvern Office or remotely using video conferencing technology.

We have extensive online resources and currently offer training, mentoring and support, either in person or via Zoom. You will also be offered guidance and high-level administration assistance during the assessment, research and report writing process.

About the Role

Your role is to conduct comprehensive vocational assessments using CoWork’s highly developed interview template. The interview process normally takes approximately 2 hours.

Based on the interview and supporting documents, your role is to identify transferable skills, suitable occupations and retraining possibilities for people who find themselves out of work for whatever reason.

From your findings and research, you prepare a comprehensive report.

We have a library of Task Analyses that support our vocational recommendations and you may be required, as part of your role, to complete new Task Analyses either in written or video form.

About You

You must have highly developed rapport-building and excellent interpersonal skills.

You must be a self-starter with strong analytical, writing and time-management skills.

You should have a strong word processing skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft applications.

You must be a qualified OT with vocational and/or rehabilitation experience. Experience working with survivors of childhood sexual abuse is also of interest to us.

You may be looking to increase your current work potential whilst working from home for attractive renumeration. 

You may live anywhere in Melbourne, but closer to Malvern may be easier post-COVID-19 when in-person interviews resume.

Other Requirements

  • Bachelor of Applied Science Occupational Therapy or equivalent
  • Minimum of 8 years’ clinical experience preferred
  • Membership of AAOT
  • Registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist
  • Your own ABN
  • A WorkSafe Provider Number or meet the eligibility requirements to apply for one
  • A reliable computer and internet connection

To Apply

Please email your resume and cover letter to Joanne Bryant, Managing Director, via email at reception@cowork.com.au or our website, www.cowork.com.au.

Health and Well Living Consultant | BaptistCare

Summary

We have 3 opportunities to enable older people to experience a holistic quality of life through individualised plans! Join the BaptistCare family in either Western Sydney, Canberra or the Hunter/Central NSW Region.

About the role

This role is for someone experienced in the delivery of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy or Exercise Physiology to older people and is looking for a fresh challenge where you will enrich a large team caring for older people living at home.  In addition to delivering discipline-specific interventions to engage and empower our clients, you will play a key role in leading assessment activities, problem-solving, providing professional advice on complex situations, leading team case conferencing and using your knowledge and experience to support our Care Facilitators and Care Workers across our 600 Home Care Package and CHSP clients. We have three roles available in the Hunter/Central region, Western Sydney and Canberra.

Now is a great time to join BaptistCare, as we begin the full launch of our new Well-Living approach to home care. Well-Living is about empowering our clients to live their best possible lives through maximising their physical, mental and social resources. Your role will champion the development of creative and multi-faceted supports to enable our clients to make the most of each day.

What's in it for you?

  • A supportive professional team to assist in your career growth
  • Supervision from experienced Allied Health Professionals
  • Competitive financial benefits including salary packaging with tax free component
  • Access to in-house learning and leadership development programs
  • Stability working for a longstanding industry-leading provider

About you

  • Degree qualified Allied Health Professional (Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Exercise Physiologist) with current APHRA registration
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in community aged care service provision
  • Experience in multidisciplinary teamwork and working independently
  • Current unrestricted NSW/ACT Drivers Licence
  • Experience in the provision of Allied Health assessment and intervention to older people  presenting with complex conditions and situations
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver innovative service provision and facilitate and drive change
  • Experience with delivering staff and customer education
  • Comprehensive understanding of health and well-being models in a community context, including re-ablement and restorative care models
  • Advanced reasoning skills and the ability to operate autonomously with minimum direct Allied Health supervision
  • Current first aid certificate

About Us

We love what we do and the communities we help. With us you can deliver life-transforming care, create a career you’ll love, and join a team who make a difference.

We’re a not-for-profit organisation that connects with families, communities and thousands of individuals. You may know us for our aged care services -- we also give back to the community through domestic violence prevention initiatives, affordable housing, and offering no-interest loans to the disadvantaged.

Successful applications will be subject to a police background check.

Canberra - https://careers.baptistcare.org.au/en/job/492380/physio-ot-exercise-physiologist-canberra

Central Coast / Hunter - https://careers.baptistcare.org.au/en/job/492381/physio-ot-exercise-physiologist-central-coast-hunter

Western Sydney / Nepean - https://careers.baptistcare.org.au/cw/en/job/492382/physio-ot-exercise-physiologist-western-sydney-nepean

Looking for a Supervisor to Complete Registration Hours

Phone: 0412 041 296
Email: bbuttfield@bigpond.com

Summary

I have 10 years private practise experience as an Occupational Therapist, 8 years as a Chiropractor, 8 years working with masculinity, and 2 years as a Youth Worker. My passion is promoting healthy masculinity and enhancing wellbeing in adult men and adolescent boys. I am the founder of two currently active programs addressing these, the Southern Men’s Gathering and Exploring Masculinities. I have significant experience working in healthy masculinity initiatives, including:

  • Facilitating men’s social support groups
  • Individual mentoring of teenage boys
  • School programs for adolescent boys designed to impact self-identity

I am particularly interested in exploring psychosocial wellbeing in a male population, health coaching/mentoring and workplace wellness opportunities. I am currently registered as non-practising Occupational Therapist and looking to return to general registration.

Mental Health Key Clinician | Northern Area Mental Health

Phone: (03) 9416 6300
Url: www.nwmh.org.au

Summary

  • Full Time Ongoing position working Mon-Fri with a monthly ADO.
  • Multi-disciplinary positions available (OT, Social Work, RPN or Psychologist)
  • Provide assessments and recovery oriented care

Life with us

  • NorthWestern Mental Health is one of the largest providers of Mental Health Services in Victoria. Our multi-disciplinary workforce of skilled and dynamic clinicians, consumers and carers, provide a recovery-oriented approach to care.
  • At Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS) Hotham street you will find an enthusiastic, friendly, professional group of clinicians of various disciplines. We work hard and we work well as a team. 
  • The team respects the professionalism of all staff members and are encouraged to work autonomously as well as part of our larger team.
  • Professional development is encouraged and supported.

A Job To Be Proud Of

  • Provide recovery oriented care including assessment and development of interventions in collaboration with consumers/ carers/families and other service providers including GP’s, NDIS service providers and other stakeholders.
  • Provide discipline specific evidence based practice and appropriate treatment options as required.
  • Partake in discipline specific clinical supervision and workload management.
  • Contribute in ongoing professional development activities and in-service training and sharing new found knowledge with the clinical team.

Your Contribution

  • Experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • Capacity to undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with clients who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for self and for team members
  • A current Victorian Driver’s License, and ongoing ability to use this form of transport

Our Commitment To You

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NAMHS Hotham Street prides itself in offering a great working environment for all clinicians of all disciplines.
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice and monthly ADOs for Full Time staff.

Connect with us

Arrange a site visit and chat with us over a coffee. Once you have seen our service and spoken to our some of our wonderful team members, you will want to be part of something special and help us make a difference.

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement. 

Previous applicants need not re-apply

Contact

Janne-Maree Blackman on (03) 9416 6300

Occupational Rehabilitation/Injury Management/Multiple Roles/Multiple locations | Safety People
    

Summary

We are seeking Occupational Therapists for exciting career opportunities. Our clients provide occupational rehabilitation case management in workplace settings. Use your education to build rapport, coach, and guide injured workers through to recovery. A wide range of career pathways awaits.

  • Supportive Team Environments
  • Full Training and extensive onboarding provided
  • Relocation expenses considered
  • Decent starting salaries + Super + Bonus
  • Positions available in Townsville and Melbourne currently (Other locations possible)

Phone: 1300 28 00 68

Email: bk@safetypeople.com.au

Our clients are well established national organisations, building diverse, multidisciplinary community care businesses to offer unique value through innovative models of support and care for their clients.

Recently awarded major and lengthy contracts with significant operations, these organisations are now putting together a team of professionals that will support the specific requirement of their unique client.

Are you interested in relocating? Here is a unique opportunity to make a significant life change. The client will accommodate relocation expenses, flights, quarantine costs, and provide financial support for accommodation whilst you source your own. (This relates to roles currently available in Townsville and Darwin)

Four distinct roles available:

  • Consultant (Townsville or Melbourne)
  • Senior Consultant (Townsville or Melbourne)
  • Lead Consultant (Townsville)
  • Team Leader (Townsville or Darwin)

Generally speaking all roles will:

  1. Conduct clinical assessments to determine worker and employer needs to recover at and return to work.
  2. Develop plans to guide and implement a recovery at work in collaboration with relevant parties.
  3. Implement, monitor and review rehabilitation plans to achieve a recovery at work.
  4. Determines service closure at the most appropriate time.
  5. Higher Level Roles - Previous solid experience in workplace rehabilitation settings, coupled with knowledge of relevant workers compensation laws. Conducting clinical assessments to determine return to work capability. Relationship Management.

Your contribution will be instrumental in fostering a professional and supportive work environment with a focus on teamwork, collaboration and continuous improvement.

Ideal qualifications may include a Degree in occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation counselling, psychology, exercise physiology or equivalent, as well as current association membership.

(Membership can be supported by the employer if required).

A competitive salary is available to accommodate your experience and qualifications. Please express your interest or request the full position description by submitting your resume or contacting Bryan on 1300 28 00 68.

**At the very least, please connect for a discussion on your career, whether that be in the Injury Management, WorkPlace Rehabilitation, Insurance/WorkCover or other Employer Based roles.

Occupational Therapist - Contractor  | Family Life

Summary

The Occupational Therapist is a contractor position, with access to both our consulting suites. The OT will offer online and face to face (post Stage 4 restrictions) therapeutic services to clients.

The OT will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver evidence-based, trauma informed services to couples, families, children, men and women, and to support the innovation of service delivery.

A day in the life of the OT may include: delivering trauma informed therapeutic services to clients, undertaking case management, supporting co-workers with their cases and engaging with peers and partners to develop innovative approaches to service delivery.

Occupational Therapist - Contractor

Be part of a team that’s transforming lives for stronger communities

  • A professional practice with a real difference
  • Work your own hours
  • Be supported by a large, multidisciplinary, family focused organisation
  • Consulting suites in Frankton and Sandringham

Who is Family Life

Family Life is a specialist family services organisation known for its innovation, impact and whole-of-community approach.  Our teams are committed to transforming the lives of our clients and communities to build resilience and healthy relationships.

Family Life is a growing organisation that is recognised for its innovative approach and has been named in the Top 10 Give Easy Innovation Index for 2018 and 2019. Family Life has recently been awarded an Australian Crime Prevention Award for Meaningful Community Change for leading the ‘Together We Can’ collective impact project which saw a significant drop in reported incidents of family violence over the life of the project in Cardinia Shire.

Family Life is a child safe organisation. We value, respect and listen to children and young people.  We are committed to the safety of all children and young people. Family Life supports children to meet their potential and thrive. We do not tolerate neglect, mistreatment or abuse of any kind.

Who is Heartlinks

Heartlinks is a recently established social enterprise of Family Life, created as a multidisciplinary, fee for service practice, focused on providing wrap around support to families, couples and individuals in the Bayside and Mornington Peninsula areas. All profits from Heartlinks’ services are invested back into the provision of free programs and services to transform the lives of children, young people and families in our community.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for skilled, passionate individuals who embody the Family Life Way principles to deliver trauma informed support to fee paying clients to achieve positive outcomes for communities.

Family Life is seeking to establish a trusted, trauma informed, family focused professional practice, delivering quality services to the Bayside and Peninsula communities.

We are seeking to engage a qualified Occupational Therapist as a Family Life contractor.

What we offer

Heartlinks offers you the opportunity to be part of a private practice with a difference. As a social enterprise we can offer you the chance to give back to communities in need.

In exchange for our practice model we offer:

  • Inviting and well appointed consulting rooms in Sandringham and Frankston
  • A wide variety of clients, including possible referrals from Family Life’s programs and an opportunity to develop your skills with a focus on strengthening families
  • Flexible working hours and days
  • The option of providing telehealth and face-to-face services
  • The option to access Family Life’s quality assurance processes, including our practice standards, client management system and tele-health platform
  • Reception and administrations support, including bookings, payment processing and enquiries
  • A structured approach to building the practice with support provided

Why apply?

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and self-motivated OT to work with Family Life, and be part of a new enterprise that will change the way Family Life supports communities.

Do you have experience working in a private practice setting? Are you registered or do you have the capacity to register with Medicare? Do you enjoy working as part of a multidisciplinary team, and have a strong client centred approach to all you do? If so, we would love to hear from you!

How to Apply

Please submit your confidential application including a CV and cover letter addressing why you are applying and the skills you will bring to the service via our website:  https://www.familylife.com.au/about-us/careers/

For further information please contact Carolyn, Business Development Manager on (03) 8599 5433.

Family Life values diversity and welcomes applicants who meet the criteria, irrespective of race and ethnicity, colour, age, gender, gender identity, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

All contracts are subject to the Family Life Safety Screening process, including a Working with Children Check and Police Records Check.  Any person issued with a negative notice on their Working with Children Check will not be eligible to work with Family Life.

Applications close:  Sunday 22nd November 2020

Occupational Therapist - Rehabilitation Consultant | Procare

Summary

Are you a new graduate looking to commence a successful career in in Occupational Rehabilitation?!

Or are you an OT looking to make the move from clinical?!

Or would you like to move across to a leading national provider?!

We are seeking passionate and driven Occupational Therapists across NSW!

From a family-started company to an ever-growing national business, we’re committed to being the most respected national rehab and wellbeing business in Australia. 
  
We love connecting with our customers and empowering them to achieve better results. We're all about building a high-performing team, where we embrace collaboration and new ways of thinking. We are grounded in authenticity and work together to deliver value for our customers through every interaction. It's a fast-paced business, and that's the way we love it. We know that fantastic talent is the only way to shape our future success. 

Your Impact 

We are seeking a passionate and driven Occupational Therapist to join our expanding NSW team.  You will be working as part of a highly experienced, knowledgeable and fun team. You will have the opportunity for exposure to a variety of customers, different schemes and varying complexities of cases and career progression. We have office locations in Alexandria, Parramatta, Newcastle, Orange and Wollongong.

Day to day you will be providing the following:

  • One off assessments including Workplace, Ergonomic, Activities of Daily Living and Functional Capacity Assessments.
  • Case Management services for both returning injured people to their original employer and/or assisting them to find new employment.
  • Facilitating upgrades in medical capacity in consultation with client’s treating parties.
  • Injury management services provided for clients across insurance schemes (i.e.  WorkCover, Life and CTP schemes).

This is ideally a full-time position however part time will be considered. We are also keen to hear from contractors in Sydney and across NSW.

About you

Your expertise and communication skills will be what you are known for! You'll be curious and will continuously seek out ways to improve customer's experiences and outcomes. You will be qualified as an:

  • Occupational Therapist with relevant full AHPRA registration;

You'll also need:

  • Current Police Clearance (or a willingness to obtain);
  • Demonstrated occupational rehabilitation experience is required;
  • Sound communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical thinking & problem solving;
  • Honesty, integrity, a good team attitude & positive approach; and
  • Genuine commitment to continuous improvement.

Why Procare? 

We offer a thorough induction programme for new graduates looking to start a successful career in injury management or experienced clinicians looking to move off the tools and into a very rewarding industry! 
  
We also offer regular opportunities for career progression to suit your interests, stage and skills, including projects, quality and/or customer account management. From us, you can expect:

  • Excellent remuneration + benefits.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • A generous consultant incentive scheme.
  • Laptop and iPhone.
  • Discounted gym membership at our Alexandria office location.
  • Our commitment to your work life balance.
  • Genuine & friendly working culture.
  • Regular staff celebrations, award and charity events such as our Procare Group annual cricket day.
  • Work with prestigious clients incl. ASX 100 companies.

If you are looking to join a focused and driven team, as part of a family-owned and led company, have the drive to succeed and take pride in providing a high-quality service, we want to hear from you!
  
For more information, check out our website www.procaregroup.com.au or contact our careers team careers@procaregroup.com.au.
   
Send in your application via the link with your CV and cover letter.

Occupational Therapist - Senior (Bundaberg) | Queensland Health

Summary

Cancer Care Support Team, Cancer Care Services, Bundaberg Hospital

You will receive a competitive remuneration package value up to $11,203 p.m., comprising salary between $4,197.30 - $4,516.60 p.f. (HP4) (Temporary Full Time, 76 hours p.f. from date of appointment up to 19th March 2021 with the possibility of an extension), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy)

Job Ad Reference H2009WB352261

Duties

  • This position applies high level Occupational Therapy knowledge, clinical skills and clinical expertise, leadership, consultation and professional supervision in the provision of cancer care services in the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service.
  • The position requires a significant level of independence and personal accountability, including independent professional judgement in problem solving and clinical management, handling of a complex caseload beyond that of routine day to day clinical practice, without the need for direct regular clinical practice supervision.

Enquiries: Neil Brebner 0400 716 242

Job Ad Reference: H2009WB352261

Application Details: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-H2009WB352261  

Closing Date: Monday, 2 November 2020

Occupational Therapist - Senior (Gayndah)| Queensland Health

Summary

Rural Allied & Community Health, Gayndah Community Health

You will receive a competitive remuneration package value up to $11,203 p.m., comprising salary between $4,197.30 - $4,516.60 p.f. (HP4) (Temporary Full Time, 76 hours p.f. from date of appointment up to May 2021), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy)

Job Ad Reference H2009WB353740

Duties

  • To deliver high level generalist occupational therapy clinical services, including, but not limited to, home modifications, hands/upper limb rehabilitation, paediatrics, orthopaedic conditions, mobility and daily living aids equipment prescription, neurological disorders, burns, oedema, falls prevention, chronic pain and aged and acute care; to eligible clients across the age continuum.
  • Provide professional supervision and support to the base grade occupational therapist and allied health assistants and take a leadership role in rural occupational therapy service improvement.

Enquiries: Lisa Baker 0488 414 496

Job Ad Reference: H2009WB353740

Application Details: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-H2009WB353740

Closing Date: Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Occupational Therapist (Grade 1) | Portland District Health

Phone: (03) 5521 0312
Email: hr.pdh@swarh.vic.gov.au
Url: www.pdh.net.au

Summary

Seeking a Sea Change, trek the Great South West Walk, Bridgewater Bay's rugged coastline, or have lunch overlooking the ocean, if you so choose.  Waterskiing the Lakes or surfing famous Black Nose point. Join the Young Professionals for networking opportunities-sport, adventure & social.  With a choice of private and public primary and secondary schools and South West TAFE, the combination of coastal, rural, and low-density urban living makes Portland an ideal place to work, live and raise a family.

Portland District Health is currently seeking an:

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (GRADE 1)

This permanent part-time position is available for a suitable applicant to start as soon as possible.

This position is for 64 hours per fortnight.

For further details and a position description please see www.pdh.net.au

Applications close: 3pm Wednesday 4 November 2020

Applications must include a letter outlining your suitability for the position, a current resume and two referees.  Please direct applications to:

Human Resources Coordinator
Portland District Health
Via email: hr.pdh@swarh.vic.gov.au
For queries please phone: (03) 5521 0312

Portland District Health Service is committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. As such, we strongly encourage people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply for the advertised positions. We encourage ATSI applicants to contact the ATSI Workforce Officer on (03) 5522 1124 or via email: sshelton.pdh@swarh.vic.gov.au

All Successful applicants are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct.

Employment is subject to merit, and a satisfactory Police & WWC Check.

Occupational Therapist | Arnhem Allied Health Centre

Summary

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist looking for a simpler life living in beautiful East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, passionate about helping people and supporting Registrars to be the best they can be.

Enjoy working in a small private practice feeling valued and seeing patients that are seeking your expertise.

Our Health Centre runs the only GP practice in the community giving you the opportunity to enjoy a steady stream of clients where you can enjoy delivering the services that you enjoy.

Visit https://eastarnhemland.com.au/ to see more about the Arnhem Land difference.

We want someone that appreciates all the things Arnhem Land has to offer, feel free to give us a call on 08 89194727 or email sarah@arnhemhealth.com.au for further information.

10 Reasons You’ll Love Life Working as an Occupational Therapist in Arnhem Land

  1. Extraordinary financial benefits available to OT’s relocating to the NT through the Workforce Incentive Program
  2. Get back to a truly simple life with a 5-minute commute to work, no traffic lights and a community that welcomes you with open arms.
  3. We look after our health care professionals with a Wellbeing Program.
  4. A work vehicle for business and leisure available.
  5. Rediscover work life balance with the option of a 4 Day week available.
  6. Enjoy working in a fully private billing clinic.
  7. Work alongside other Allied health professions and GP’s who seek your advice and value your expertise in a custom-built multidisciplinary health Centre where you can collaborate and share your patient care.
  8. On your time off really get away from it all, load up a 4WD and experience the adventures of camping across Arnhem Land discovering untouched beaches and secluded waterholes.
  9. Immerse yourself and connect with traditional Yolngu culture.
  10. Receive incredible Government grants just for relocating to Arnhem Land including relocation grants, professional development grants, scholarships and bursaries, including financial assistance to move and transition to setting up in the NT. https://www.eastarnhemland.com.au

Contact details

Phone - (08) 8919 4727
Email - admin@arnhemhealth.com.au

Occupational Therapist | BaptistCare

Summary

Empower our clients to live their best lives by working with them to maximise their overall wellbeing. Every day you will feel pride in having made a difference to someone.

About the role

Now is a great time to join BaptistCare as we begin the full launch of our new Well-Living approach to home care. Well-Living is about empowering our clients to live their best possible lives. It is about working with them to maximise their physical, mental and social resources so that they can make the most of each day, in the way that is most important to them.
 
Well-Living is particularly relevant to our Home Care Package clients, who can choose from a wide range of services to support them to live their best lives while remaining independent at home. But it is also relevant to our CHSP clients, as we support them with the small things so that they can continue to live independently and well as they age. 

Reporting to the Support and Development Manager, the part time Occupational Therapist role will ensure the provision of high quality care that supports BaptistCare’s philosophy of care delivery. You'll provide occupational therapy services to our clients, which aim to maintain their independence and/or restore basic levels of functional performance. You may also have the opportunity to be involved in training home care staff to assist with the implementation of occupational therapy recommendations and programs.

What's in it for you?

  • We empower our staff by offering flexible working hours
  • A supportive team 
  • In-house learning and development programs
  • Competitive financial benefits including salary packaging benefits
  • Stability working for a longstanding industry-leading provider
  • Happy to offer a relocation package to the right candidate

You can help seniors live independent lives
You can bring your unique set of skills and experiences to make a difference
You can have working hours that fit your schedule

About you

  • You are degree qualified in Occupational Therapy with current APHRA registration
  • Have post graduate experience working in a variety of aged care services, including the community setting.
  • You hold a current NSW / ACT driver’s licence and have access to a reliable CTP insured vehicle.
  • You have a current and valid First Aid Certificate.
  • If not located near Wagga Wagga, you are open to relocating

About Us

We love what we do and the communities we help. With us you can deliver life transforming care, create a career you’ll love, and join a team who make a difference.  We’re a not-for-profit organisation that connects with families, communities and thousands of individuals. You may know us for our aged care services -- we also give back to the community through domestic violence prevention initiatives, affordable housing, and offering no-interest loans to the disadvantaged.

Successful applications will be subject to a police background check.

Occupational Therapist | Be Recruitment

Summary

Our Client are an established national NfP looking for Occupational Therapists across New South Wales. The successful applicants will be working with children and adults with a range of requirements, the majority of which are supported by individual NDIS packages.

Our client offers competitive remuneration with access to salary packaging.

There are roles available at all levels from newly qualified to experienced in the following locations:

  • Mudgee
  • Port Macquarie
  • Dubbo
  • Tamworth
  • Goulburn
  • Broadmeadow
  • Broken Hill
  • Gosford

About you

We want to speak to Occupational Therapists who are:

  • Passionate about supporting people with a disability to achieve their goals
  • Experienced in applying evidence-based practice frameworks to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate clinical supports
  • Able to work in a flexible, person-centered, and strengths-based way across a diverse range of settings to meet client needs
  • Willing to contribute to and develop their professional skills 
  • Effective time managers to ensure they can meet client goals and performance expectations
  • Effective communicators who can produce quality written work
  • Collaborative team players, willing to contribute to our friendly and supportive culture
  • Currently registered with AHPRA
  • Current driver’s license (cars provided)

Benefits include

  • Access to great professional development including fortnightly individual clinical supervision (++ for new graduates), monthly Communities of Practice, and a range of other learning opportunities to keep you growing and progressing through your career
  • Supporting a diverse range of clients from children to adults, through our range of disability programs funded by the NDIS, state education departments, medicare and other government programs
  • Working in a truly multi-disciplinary team of OTs, Speech Pathologists, Behaviour Support Practitioners, Psychologists, and Support Coordinators to deliver outcomes for clients
  • Flexible working conditions with part-time and remote working arrangements supported and mobile working tools supplied
  • A focus on work/life balance with access to monthly Accrued Days Off and additional annual leave benefits
  • Competitive remuneration with access to salary packaging of up to $15,900 per year with NGO employers plus employee discount programs including gyms/fitness centres, and novated car leases.

We are open to applications from experienced OTs, those with less experience and new graduates, those with disability experience, and without.

Zena Clark
zena@berecruitment.com.au
0427 285 892

Company Be Recruitment
www.berecruitment.com.au

Closing date: 13th November 2020

Occupational Therapist | Careers Connections Allied Health

Phone: 0452 189 556
Email: rachaeld@ccjobs.com.au
Url: www.ccjobs.com.au

Summary

Occupational Therapists needed across Australia!

Careers Connections Allied Health work with state health services, public and private hospitals, private clinics, aged care providers, not for profit and community organisations and disability services across every state.

Occupational Therapists needed across Australia!

Careers Connections Allied Health work with state health services, public and private hospitals, private clinics, aged care providers, not for profit and community organisations and disability services across every state.

Whether you're looking for a short term locum in sunny coastal Queensland, an Outback adventure in the Northern Territory or the chance to work in another of Australia's metro cities we've got you covered.

As one of our valued candidates we will assist you with every step of the recruitment process, including:

  • Regular market updates and the latest selection of vacancies
  • CV preparation
  • Interview advice and feedback
  • Contract & remuneration negotiation
  • Travel and accommodation arrangements
  • Post placement follow up

View our latest allied health vacancies here: www.ccjobs.com.au

So we can better assist you, please send a copy of your resume and the following information:

  • Caseload preferences
  • Preferred locations
  • Availability - when and for how long

We look forward to working with you.

Rachael Dunne
Allied Health Division Lead | Careers Connections
M: (+61) 0452 189 556
E:
rachaeld@ccjobs.com.au

Occupational Therapist | Challenge Community Services

Summary

Challenge Community Services are expanding and our growing Therapeutic Services team is seeking a passionate, flexible and professional Occupational Therapist for our practice. We are a unique practice who strives on truly meeting client needs. We engage with clients from early childhood to late adulthood and are committed to best practice and great clinical outcomes. We work closely with Foster Care services, NDIS and Medicare. As an employer, Challenge Community Services prides itself on its commitment to staff well-being, and promoting and supporting work life balance.

Contact Details:
Kylie Boyraz- 0408 620 881 or email kylie.boyraz@challengecommunity.org.au

About us

Our vision is that people, everywhere in our community, will experience the power of inclusion through relationships, voice and action.

Our mission is to assist people to reach their potential through innovative and people-focused services.

Our values celebrate inclusiveness and opportunity. Our five core values are Accountability, Equity, Innovation, Integrity and being Participant and young-people focused.

About you

We are expanding and our growing Therapeutic Services team is seeking a passionate, flexible and professional Occupational Therapist for our practice.  You need to have an approved qualification in Occupational Therapy, AHPRA registration and a minimum of 2 years’ experience is preferred.

The role

We are a unique practice who strives on truly meeting client needs. We engage with clients from early childhood to late adulthood and are committed to best practice and great clinical outcomes. We work closely with Foster Care services, NDIS and Medicare. As an employer, Challenge Community Services prides itself on its commitment to staff well-being, and promoting and supporting work life balance.

Essential Selection Criteria

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Provide center, community and home based assessment and intervention to both children and adults
  • Conduct assessments and complete applications for assistive technology, and specialist disability accommodation.
  • Conduct sensory assessments and provide therapy.
  • Conduct one on one and group sessions
  • Complete clinical documentation including progress notes and session summaries, reports and emails.
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and collaborate with key stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes for the clients, families and/or carers.

Desirable Criteria

  • Eligibility for registration with Medicare.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in NDIS and OOHC legislation and standards.

Job Benefits

The successful applicant will have access to:

  • Generous hourly rate of $44.08 to $50.51 dependent on skills and experience. Leave and super and up to $15,900 tax free pay per fringe benefit year.
  • Fully serviced vehicle included. Pay a contribution.
  • Ongoing monthly supervision
  • Professional development opportunities of minimum $2000 per year plus 4 paid work days while attending professional development.
  • Work life balance, flexible working hours and negotiated extra leave (up to 4 weeks)
  • Full time administration support
  • Friendly and passionate group of clinicians who work together and support each other.
  • Paid day off for your birthday! 

How to apply

Confidential enquiries can be made by contacting Kylie Boyraz on 0408 620 881.

When applying, please ensure you include a cover letter, resume and address the essential selection criteria as part of your application.

To apply and view the Position Description please click on the 'apply now' button below or visit our website: www.challengecommunity.org.au

Challenge Community Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Occupational Therapist | CHG

Summary

Work in a brand new state of the art facility conveniently based in Mile End
Be part of a large and supportive multidisciplinary team
Attractive remuneration with performance incentives available

We are looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team on a part or full time basis, days are between Monday and Friday and hours can be flexible however we normally operate between 9am and 5pm.  This role will give you the opportunity to expand and grow your expertise in disability services with an option to integrate these skills into occupational health.

As with all areas of our business, our core values of Respect, Excellence, Loyalty, Integrity and Collaboration translate to exceptional services to our NDIS clients with thorough, diligent and prompt service implementation.  You will have access to all the administrative and organisational support that you need to deliver the highest quality of service.  Responsibilities include;

  • Home Based occupational therapy assessments and related interventions
  • Equipment prescription and relevant clinical justification (basic equipment through to complex specialised equipment)
  • Minor and major home modification recommendations with relevant diagrams
  • Recommendation of community based services
  • ADL and functional capacity assessments
  • Equipment applications for government equipment programs
  • Manual transfer assessments and plans
  • Communicating assessed needs clearly and precisely to client and funding organisations within appropriate time frames

In addition to delivering NDIS services, as an occupational therapist you will have the unique opportunity to also deliver a wide range of interesting occupational health services including worksite assessments, return to work services, and functional capacity evaluations using Australia’s most comprehensive evaluation system, BTE.  You will have the opportunity to play a central clinical role for a wide range of clients in our multidisciplinary team of doctors, physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, ergonomists and psychologists.  This team environment will give you the opportunity to deliver exceptional client care while enhancing your own skills and knowledge. 

Ongoing professional support is provided at all times by our established onsite management team and internal Professional Development program.

A competitive remuneration package is offered with attractive performance incentives available.  As an employee of CHG the successful applicant will have Professional Indemnity Insurance fully paid!

About CHG

CHG focuses on improving well-being, preventing injury, increasing health and safety awareness and restoring and maintaining health. The integration of CHG’s broad scope of services provides employers with a unique, holistic and integrated approach; one that competitors are unable to deliver given CHG’s primary care clinic model and continuum of care. Our Clinics provide a range of services including pre-employment assessments, immediate response to trauma, ongoing provision of primary health care services, injury management, prevention services, allied health treatment, psychology services, health promotion initiatives, physical and vocational rehabilitation.

CHG lives out our values of Respect, Excellence, Loyalty, Integrity and Collaboration. When working at CHG you must be prepared to contribute and work within the true spirit of teamwork and in return you will be afforded an environment that focuses on persistence in the face of obstacles, respects everyone’s strengths and talents and an environment that aims to exceed customer expectations.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position you must have current AHPRA registration and be willing to participate in appropriate police checks.  Enthusiasm and a willingness to learn are essential.  Your strong communication skills will be well utilised as you work with staff and clients on a daily basis. 

Experience in community based assessment and rehabilitation including equipment prescription, home modifications, service identification and linking clients appropriately through onward referrals.

Experience working with adolescents or adults with a physical and/or intellectual disability would be highly advantageous.

You will have a current clean Drivers Licence and be willing to travel on occasions between our three clinics of Mile End, Gillman and Elizabeth Vale as well as Client sites as required. 

In return for the skills and experience you bring, you will be part of a highly respected and well established organisation that rewards high performance and is committed to building a culture of excellence. 

If you want to be part of a successful organisation committed to the development of innovative health and wellbeing solutions, don’t delay!  

Please provide a cover letter and resume via Seek as soon as possible. 

Occupational Therapist | Lloyd Connect

Summary

  • Join multidisciplinary team of 21 working remotely across the outer suburbs of Melbourne or Geelong.
  • Expanding, progressive and technologically advanced organisation offering therapy sessions in home or school environment.
  • Professional development opportunities, mentoring, ongoing support in a positive flexible working environment.

Contract roles on offer, w/ view to perm employment. P/T or F/T hrs. Visit children in their homes, schools, kindergartens & manage small adult caseload.

We are seeking experienced Occupational Therapists to join mobile team providing therapy sessions in homes, schools, kindergartens and aged care facilities (there is a small adult case load) across the outer suburbs of Melbourne &/or Geelong.

The roles will include providing assessments to children and adults with a wide range of developmental conditions and special needs, including autism. The positions allows for significant flexibility and independence in work arrangements and workload.

You will be provided with ongoing support, mentoring, clinical supervision and professional development.

Key requirements of this position include

  • Be organised, independent, enthusiastic and possess a bubbly personality.
  • Passion for supporting and empowering families of children with special needs.
  • Manage and service a varied paediatric and adult caseload.
  • Have experience with children with autism and development delays.
  • Current registration with Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.
  • Current working with children and police check.
  • Access to own car and current drivers licence (Australian driver's licence preferred).

You will ideally have previous paediatric occupational therapy experience and hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree, have current registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia and be happy to manage a mostly paediatric caseload but also manage a small adult caseload and visit aged care facilities.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an organisation that offers an attractive remuneration package, administrative support, strong clinical supervision and mentoring opportunities and prides itself on its staff retention and positive flexible culture as well as professional development allowance and a travel allowance.

To submit your application please click apply and send your resume in WORD format and include whether you are seeking Full-Time or Part-Time hours (please be specific on your hours if seeking part-time employment) and also list what area of Melbourne or Geelong you would like to work.

Contact

Jenny Lloyd
jenny@lloydconnect.com.au

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