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Allied Health Clinician | South West Healthcare

Summary

We are seeking motivated Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Child Psychologists or Social Workers to work within our child-focussed, multidisciplinary team as part of the “School Readiness Funding” and “Speech Pathology in Schools” initiatives. These programs work collaboratively with kindergartens, primary schools and families, to provide quality programs and supports to help children get the most out of their early learning. Our team of Allied Health Professionals work in collaboration with educators in kindergartens, teachers in schools, and with families, to build their capability to create an environment for early primary school aged children that promotes:

  • improved speech, language, social interaction and early literacy outcomes
  • self-regulation and positive and pro-social behaviours
  • social and emotional wellbeing and mastery of everyday tasks.

The School Readiness Program will provide services across the South West region, and these positions may be based in Warrnambool, Portland, Hamilton or Camperdown. Full time or part time positions are available until December 2021.

What you bring

As an experienced Allied Health Clinician, you will have proven clinical experience working within the early years or education sector, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated collaborative approach to multi-disciplinary care.  You will have a comprehensive knowledge of contemporary practice and passion for driving client centred care.  

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as Mental Health first aid, resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria’s Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.wonderfulwarrnambool.com.au/

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Claire Nailon (Speech Pathology Manager) on (03) 5563 1548 or email cnailon@swh.net.au

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016 – 2020 or Victorian Public Health Sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021, with the appropriate classification of Psychologist or Social Worker Grade 1 or 2.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employment Working with Children’s Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 26 January 2020.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

Allied Health Professional | Tasmanian Health Service

Phone: 03 6477 7300
Email: sue.nesham@ths.tas.gov.au
Url: www.ths.tas.gov.au

Summary

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for an Allied Health Professional vacancy. Please note this position number is also being advertised as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (502814d) and only one position will be filled on merit.

Salary

$90,269 to $100,483 per annum

 

Classification

Allied Health Professional Level 3

 

Award

Allied Health Professional (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2016

 

Period of Employment

Permanent, full time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

Please note part time hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.

 

Location

Statewide Mental Health Services – Child and Adolescent Centre, North West

 

Duties

As part of a multidisciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services in accordance with the Mental Health Services Strategic Plan, Mental Health Service principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Allied Health Professional will:

  • Undertake the delivery of quality care to clients of the Child and Adolescent, Adult Community, Inpatient and Extended Treatment and Older Persons Mental Health Service based on best practice principles and within a collaborative and multi-disciplinary framework.
  • Provide a specialist assessment and treatment service to clients of Child and Adolescent, Adult Community, Inpatient and Extended Treatment and Older Persons Mental Health Service and their families or carers.
  • Promote community awareness in relation to mental health and act as a consultant to other agencies with regard to the support and management of clients with mental health needs.

 

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia; or
  • Degree in Social Work giving eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers; or
  • Registered with the Psychology Board of Australia.
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:

1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:

            a)  Crimes of Violence
            b)  Sex Related Offences
            c)  Serious Drug Offences
            d)  Crimes involving dishonesty

2.  Identification check

3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

 

Desirable Requirements

  • Current Driver’s Licence

 

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

 

 

 

How to apply

Apply Online. Visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1041176/allied-health-professional-502814

This ensures important questions about you are answered. 

You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Sue Nesham
Team Leader - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
Phone: (03) 6477 7300
Email: sue.nesham@ths.tas.gov.au

Better health and quality of life around Tasmania.

Visit us at www.ths.tas.gov.au

 

Clinical Case Manager | MOOD

Phone: 03 9966 9100
Url: www.nwmh.org.au

Summary

  • Multidisciplinary position - Grade 2 (Occupational Therapy, Social Worker, Clinical Psychologist) & Grade 3 Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Part Time ongoing - 64 hours per fortnight
  • Sunshine, Visy Cares Hub and satellite services at Wyndham and Melton

Life With Us:

Orygen Youth Health (OYH), a program of NorthWestern Mental Health, provides specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 24 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness.  OYH also works alongside Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health which operates four primary mental health care headspace services in the catchment area.

Multidisciplinary teams deliver individually tailored services that comprise assessment and crisis intervention, case management, medication, psychotherapy, family support, inpatient care, group work, vocational support, educational assistance, and intensive outreach.  Specialist clinical streams offer targeted interventions for psychotic disorders (including young people at ‘ultra-high risk’ of psychosis), mood disorders, and personality disorders; and also manage the co-morbid substance use disorders, eating disorders, and neurodevelopment disorders. A forensic stream is under development.  Streams are supported by the Psychosocial Recovery program and the Community Development program. Additional information is available at www.oyh.org.au.  

A Job To Be Proud Of:

  • Provision of comprehensive clinical case management and psychological therapy to clients of the MOOD Clinical Stream. These clients are young people who are experiencing moderate to severe mood disorders and may also present with a range of co-morbid mental health issues
  • Work with a specialist multidisciplinary team environment
  • Responsible for devising, implementing and evaluating an appropriate treatment plan for each young person and their family
  • Provision of highly skilled clinical assessments, psychological treatments, home-based assertive outreach to facilitate engagement and case management tasks
  • Liaison with other agencies and advocacy on behalf of the young person
  • Function autonomously, carry a caseload of clients, participate in clinical review meetings and practice according to the philosophy and protocols of the service

Your Contribution:

  • Qualifications in a relevant area of practice
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in provision of mental health treatment, including with young people.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with young people & families.
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Our Commitment To You: 

  • Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs
  • Orygen Youth Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym (some sites), Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for full time staff (That’s an additional day off every month!), onsite car parking, close to public transport 

Connect With Us:  

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

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

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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.

Contact Name Ben McKechnie

Contact Phone 03 9966 9100

Alternate Contact Name Jaymee Pingitore

Alternate Contact Phone 03 9927 6200

Grade 2 Occupational Therapist | Full Time

Summary

Grade 2 Occupational Therapist position in a forensic psychosocial rehabilitation unit.

  • Full time, ongoing Grade 2 Occupational Therapist position
  • Reference number 12665
  • Based at Ravenhall Correctional Centre, Ravenhall
  • Great salary packaging conditions and leave entitlements
  • Free onsite parking

Forensicare (the Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health) is the leading provider of forensic mental health services across Victoria. We deliver recovery-focused programs to consumers with serious mental illnesses across the Victorian justice system, mental health sector, and the community--from early intervention and prevention, to inpatient care, rehabilitation, and community transition support.

Our services are delivered through:

  • Thomas Embling Hospital: a secure mental health hospital
  • Prison mental health services throughout Victoria
  • Community  Forensic Mental Health Service

We also work in partnership with Swinburne University of Technology through the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science to deliver a forensic mental health research program, specialist training, and ongoing professional education.

Forensicare is the statutory agency responsible for the provision of adult forensic mental health services across Victoria. Completed in 2017, the new medium-security men's prison is located in Ravenhall Correctional Centre in Melbourne's west, providing world-class forensic mental health services in Victoria in a purpose-built state of the art facility developed to international best practice standards.

About the role:

The Occupational Therapy role plans, implements, evaluates and documents Occupational Therapy assessment and treatment and works as a member of the multi-disciplinary team, for the men on the unit. Additionally, the Occupational Therapist plays an active role in planning, facilitating and evaluating a range of group programs on the unit, designed to meet the needs of the population. Using a recovery focused lens, the Occupational Therapist also acts as a key clinician for a small number of men on the unit. 

Duties:

  • Contribute to the creation of a therapeutic environment where decision-making, adaptive functional behaviour, meaningful engagement and independent living can be practiced.
  • Assess, interpret and intervene to improve occupational performance through identifying individual needs based on functional deficits and strengths, and through promoting occupational choices.
  • Participate in the general assessment and treatment of patients through group work and individual sessions, making a strong discipline-specific contribution to the clinical team’s understanding of the patient and their situation.
  • Focus on the development of age-appropriate life roles and skills required by patients for community adaptation, including a responsible attitude about health care and personal wellbeing with a particular focus on health promotion, early intervention and prevention.

Skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated skills in the mental health field, knowledge and understanding of the current occupational therapy approaches in working with mentally ill people.
  • Awareness of the issues of care delivery in forensic mental health within both prison and hospital environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport and to work collaboratively, flexibly and responsibly with patients and with all members of the multi-disciplinary team.

Mandatory qualifications & registrations:

  • Approved degree in Occupational Therapy recognised for membership of OT Australia – Australian Association of Occupational Therapists.
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulations Agency (AHPRA)
  • The successful candidate will be required to register their qualifications on eCredential

Benefits:

We value our staff and provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • Great salary packaging conditions & leave entitlements
  • Bonus payment for relevant postgrad qualifications
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Programs including: Staff health service, Critical Incident Stress Management and Employee Assistance Programs.

Forensicare values a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is subject to a Police Check.

Forensicare promotes the following values: responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect and leadership; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke free environment.

Mental Health Professional | Occupational Therapist | Part Time

Phone: 03 5253 0400
Email: recruitment@bch.org.au
Url: www.bch.org.au

Summary

BCH is the major provider of primary health care service on the Bellarine Peninsula. BCH operates from five locations one being youth specific. BCH provides a comprehensive range of health services including: General Practice, allied health, community nursing, palliative care, dental services, home care packages, child, youth and adult health, allied health, community nursing, dental services, Home Care packages, social support, exercise programs and primary prevention.

An exciting opportunity has opened within BCH’s Youth Mental Health team.  We are expanding and providing a diverse range of services to our increasing population especially within the NDIS stream.  Currently we deliver services across our sites, within schools, community settings and in client’s homes. We are interested in hearing from suitably experienced OT’s that can support this work and in particular those with an interest in Mental Health, facilitating groups and working within a supportive multi-disciplinary team within a dedicated youth setting.

BCH is currently seeking an experienced and suitably qualified Mental Health OT to join our expanding Mental Health and youth team.  Eligibility for a Medicare provider number is not essential but desirable.

Grade 2 clinicians are encouraged to apply.

The role is varied and will support and deliver face to face counselling and group work within our Child, Youth and Adult teams and/or specialised clinics.

We are looking for clinicians with

  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Experience in delivering evidence based therapeutic intervention and counselling
  • Solution focused
  • Demonstrated demand management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
  • An understanding of principles of community health

Position Descriptions are available from www.bch.org.au

Enquiries: Tanya Fitzpatrick Youth Health & Wellbeing Manager – tanya.fitzpatrick@bch.org.au  or phone: 52530400

Or Liz Womersley – Executive Manager of Child, Youth & Family liz.womersley@bch.org.au or phone 0459 815 469

Applications must include a cover letter, current CV and respond thoroughly to Key Selection Criteria.  Closing date for applications is January 28th, 2020.

Forward applications to: recruitment@bch.org.au

Multidisciplinary Community Integration Program Position

Summary

  • Full time, ongoing OT3, SW3 or RPN4 position
  • Reference number 12671
  • Based in Ravenhall Correctional Centre
  • Great salary packaging conditions and leave entitlements
  • Free onsite parking

Forensicare (the Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health) is the leading provider of forensic mental health services across Victoria. We deliver recovery-focused programs to consumers with serious mental illnesses across the Victorian justice system, mental health sector, and the community--from early intervention and prevention, to inpatient care, rehabilitation, and community transition support.

Our services are delivered through:

  • Thomas Embling Hospital: a secure mental health hospital
  • Prison mental health services throughout Victoria
  • Community  Forensic Mental Health Service

We also work in partnership with Swinburne University of Technology through the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science to deliver a forensic mental health research program, specialist training, and ongoing professional education.

Completed in 2017, the new medium-security men's prison is located in Ravenhall Correctional Centre in Melbourne's west, providing world-class forensic mental health services in Victoria in a purpose-built state of the art facility developed to international best practice standards.

About the role:

The Community Integration (CIP) program provides identified patients with a serious mental illness leaving Ravenhall Correctional Centre with short-term mental health support, and assistance in linking with external services. The focus is on re-connecting the patient with their local Area Mental Health Service (AMHS).

The CIP Clinician role focuses on ensuring the identified patients receive appropriate mental health care upon their release, and are appropriately linked with other supports such as AMHS, NGOs, primary health providers and other relevant community support services.

The CIP Clinician works collaboratively with GEO Custodial Case Managers and Transition and Reintegration and Correct Care Australasia staff in developing discharge/release plans for identified patients.

Duties:
 

  • Provide high quality intensive outreach as part of a patient's integration into the community following release from RCC.
  • Provide high quality assessment and intervention for high risk clients in the community, including the formulation of initial and ongoing risk assessments of patients.
  • Foster and maintain professional relationships with AMHS, NGOs, other key stakeholders. 
  • Build and maintain therapeutic relationships with patients that respect patient choices, experiences and circumstances; enhancing strengths, hope and resilience in the promotion of Recovery.

Skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years post qualification experience within mental health, preferably recent experience in community mental health setting or a demonstration of significant and extensive experience working within a secondary/tertiary mental health service.
  • Thorough understanding and demonstrated commitment to mental health consumer Recovery, including the modelling and leading of Recovery focused initiatives.
  • Commitment to and demonstrated ability in working collaboratively and effectively with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience and competency in planning, implementing and evaluating complex case management interventions with people with serious mental illnesses.
  • Knowledge of community based resources, including drug and alcohol and accommodation services.

Mandatory qualifications & registrations:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health Nursing or equivalent (nursing only)
  • Approved degree in Occupational Therapy recognised for membership of OT Australia – Australian Association of Occupational Therapists (Occupational Therapists only)
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulations Agency (AHPRA) (Nursing and OT only)
  • Approved degree in Social Work and eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers (Social Workers)

Benefits:

We value our staff and provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • Great salary packaging conditions & leave entitlements
  • Bonus payment for relevant postgrad qualifications <clinical only>
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Programs including: gym and pool access <some locations, delete if not relevant>, Staff health service, Critical Incident Stress Management and Employee Assistance Programs.

Forensicare values a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is subject to a Police Check.

Forensicare promotes the following values: responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect and leadership; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke free environment.

Occupational Therapist | benevolent

Phone: 0401 675 408
Url: www.benevolent.org.au

Summary

The Benevolent Society has Occupational Therapist opportunities across Sydney and Rural areas NSW.  Work in our fast paced Sydney hubs; Hurstville, Liverpool or Werrington or if you want the true country/beach lifestyle we have our rural hubs; Bega, Broken Hill, Griffith, Mudgee, Port Macquarie, Tamworth and Wagga Wagga. Part time and full time considered.

Strong practice focus; regular clinical supervision and communities of practice to share expertise. Development pathways into practice and/or leadership. Relocation supported. Purchased leave, salary packaging & more on offer.

Love making a difference in people’s life as an Occupational Therapist? The Benevolent Society has opportunities for Occupational Therapist across Sydney and Rural areas NSW. Work in our fast paced Sydney hubs; Hurstville, Liverpool or Werrington or if you want the true country/beach lifestyle we have our rural hubs; Bega, Broken Hill, Griffith, Mudgee, Port Macquarie, Tamworth and Wagga Wagga.

Why work with us?

We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A best life is a deeply personal and can vary as life changes. You might be interested in:

  • Varied client group: Paediatric to adults with an NDIS plan
  • Part time and full time options considered
  • Purchase additional annual leave
  • Strong practice focus – regular clinical supervision and communities of practice to share expertise
  • Development pathways into practice and/or leadership
  • Salary packaging, employee discount program including gyms/fitness centres
  • Multidisciplinary teams including Occupational Therapists, Behaviour Support Practitioners, Psychologists and Support Coordinators

Who are we looking for?

We want to speak to Occupational Therapists who have:

  • Experience supporting people with a disability using an evidence based approach
  • Adaptable and ‘can do attitude’ to adjust to clients’ needs and their NDIS plans
  • Current drivers licence, willingness/ability to travel to clients (cars provided)
  • AHPRA registration essential.

Are you ready to build your best life? Apply below today!

Call Faz on 0401 675 408 if you would like to know more. 

Occupational Therapist | Change for Life

Summary

Are you a registered or recently graduated occupational therapist?

Do you care about helping children and families with additional needs?

Do you want to make a difference? Join our team as a full-time/part-time salaried occupational therapist. We are a Melbourne private practice as we EXPAND in the West and Geelong….

Why JOIN us ???...

CONTRACT: $70/ billable hour + Super (We have existing Full-Time caseload of 5 to 6 clients per day)

SALARY: Full-time and Part-time salary options also available

You will be JOINING a very skilled multidisciplinary team of psychologists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, dietetics, and behavior intervention specialists to offer a remarkable service for children, families, and educators. We are committed to providing a whole child, family-centered approach. We love LEARNING from each other and working TOGETHER!

We have a massive variety of children using our services. You will have to opportunity to practice familiar skills, develop new skills, get extended, and learn from colleagues in a highly supportive team with lots of team meetings, case load discussions, and budget for PD. We are very committed to providing excellent services and take our in-house training very seriously. You have an opportunity to work with Dr Malini Singh, highly experienced disability trained psychologist and build your skills to work in mental health.

As a new team member, you will be fully supported with a well-planned and sustainable case load; external training; opportunities to participate offsite; hearing speakers offer PD to the team; and really enhance your skills. We bring our team members in, get them settled, and offer full-time dedicated administrative support to work in a confident, calm, happy, well supported, and focused environment. We want OUR team to really look forward to doing their job exceptionally rather than worrying about other things.

You will be JOINING a team that is:

  • Highly organised, reliable, motivated, and passionate about making a difference by providing evidence-based therapy.
  • Effective communicators who enjoy working with a broad cultural range of families and children sensitively and respectfully.
  • Great at taking initiative within a team and being collaborative.
  • Sharing ideas with the team and participating in initiatives in order to build their own skills and that of the practice.
  • Meticulous at writing high quality reports, note taking, giving timely feedback to families, and following our clear protocols in working with funding guidelines.
  • Engaging in learning opportunities and career development.
  • Demonstrating capacity for working independently within a collaborative team.
  • Having very friendly, empathetic, and warm personalities with excellent professionalism and boundaries.

What our team has to say…

  • We feel valued and are given the support to grow and gain skills with senior clinicians running the team
  • Welcoming team members who love to hang out, listen, and help each other
  • We have huge variety in our work and great kids and families to work
  • We are a truly multidisciplinary team
  • We have flexible roles and lots of professional development and amazing opportunities to grow and learn
  • Our full-time admin team is constantly working on processes and procedures to meet our needs 
  • We are a happy and fun work-place, free of politics
  • We enjoy making a contribution and helping children and families in a vibrant multicultural environment

This is an exciting and unique opportunity for YOU to join our team in 2020.

Applications Close SOON. 

We look forward to getting your application and meeting you for an interview. Give us a call so we can answer any of those last remaining questions. You can also drop us a line and our OTs will be happy to assist you with any discipline specific queries.

NEW GRADUATES ARE WELCOME TO APPLY

To apply please send your CV and a Cover Letter to aaron@changeforlife.com.au

Occupational Therapist | Early Childhood Intervention

Summary

Mpower is seeking a skilled Occupational Therapist to join our vibrant and supportive team of early childhood intervention professionals. You will be supporting children with disabilities aged 0-7 years and their families by providing Occupational Therapy supports and family centred services. The position involves working with children accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

This position is full time, ongoing and based in Warrnambool Victoria. Salary packaging and extra purchased leave available. Part-time applicants will be considered.

Mpower is a well-established, successful, accredited not-for-profit community-based organisation servicing the populations in the south west of Victoria. Mpower has been providing a range of services to individuals and families in the south west for over 40 years. The organisation emerged to meet the needs of families of children with disabilities in the Warrnambool region at a time when services in rural and regional areas were difficult to obtain.

Over time, the operation of Mpower has grown from a small voluntary service to an accredited agency employing in excess of 70 staff and providing a range of support services to over 800 families regionally.

The Team

The Early Childhood Intervention team includes occupational therapists, speech pathologists, psychologist, early childhood teachers and assistants. This a strong team with a wide variation in skills and experience, as such this role would be suitable for therapists with experience or new graduates.

The Role

The role provides Occupational therapy services to children and their families within a Key Worker framework in the early childhood intervention program (0-7 years).

Duties

  • Develop individual plans for children 0-7 years with disabilities in collaboration with their families/carers and other staff including identifying and addressing needs
  • As part of a team, implement therapeutic, educational and play based programs
  • Identify through observation and formal assessment children’s developmental needs
  • Provide assessments, written reports and programs within your discipline for use by families and support staff.
  • Maintain up to date client files and provide written reports as required
  • Monitor and evaluate the participants’ progress
  • Provide 1:1 interactions and small group service
  • Case load management through prioritising client and family needs

Skills and Experience

  • Ability to establish rapport and to work collaboratively, flexibly and responsibly with families and with all members of the early childhood intervention team.
  • Knowledge and practice of family-centred and strengths-based service delivery
  • Skills in assessment, planning and implementation of individual children’s programs.
  • Solid understanding of child development and play
  • Ability to effectively liaise with parents, professionals and universal services
  • Ability to work with a team environment

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Approved degree in Occupational Therapy recognised for membership of OT Australia – Australian Association of Occupational Therapists.
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulations Agency (AHPRA)
  • Current Working With Children Check
  • Driver’s Licence

Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Purchased leave
  • Supports for PD and mentoring

How to Apply

Enquiries: Louise Jellie Early Childhood Intervention Manager ljellie@mpower.org.au or phone  03 55618111

Full Position Description on request

Applications must include a cover letter, current CV and respond thoroughly to Key Selection Criteria . 

Forward applications to: hr@mpower.org.au

Closing date for applications is 28 February 2020.

Website: www.mpower.org.au

Occupational Therapist | Eton Place

Summary

Experience in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Rehabilitation.

Sessional Opportunity

Eton Place is a mid-sized child and adolescent multidisciplinary mental health practice in Toowong, Brisbane. We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who is looking to commence or grow their private practice work.

We are accepting applications for sessional work and offer very competitive and flexible sessional rates.

You will work alongside a multi-disciplinary team that already has sessional child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, a mental health social worker, a speech and language pathologist and a dietician

Selection Criteria

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy and current registration with AHPRA
  2. Demonstrated competency in mental health rehabilitation with an ability to plan, implement and evaluate individual and group clinical rehabilitation interventions, e.g. skills assessment and training, vocational interventions, health promotion and education, motivational interviewing and psychosocial strategies.
  3. Experience working with children and young people with mental health concerns, and knowledge of the mental health needs of children and young people and their families.
  4. Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively within the multi-disciplinary team and with a diverse range of stakeholders including children, families and doctors/clinicians.
  5. Ability to exercise independent professional judgement on routine matters, commensurate with years of experience
  6. Demonstrated commitment to patient participation, and a strength based and recovery focused approach.

Please forward enquiries to practice.manager@etonplace.com.au or contact us by phone on 07 3736 1268

Occupational Therapist | Grade 1 and 2

Summary

Departments: Rural Allied Health Team, Chronic Pain Unit and Cognitive Dementia and Memory Service Grade 1 (VE7 – AF14) or Grade 2 (VF6 - VF9) Permanent Part Time and Fixed Term Part Time
Reference: 20104
Applications close:

  • Grade 2 in the Rural Allied Health Team on the 28/01/2020
  • Grade 1 in the Chronic Pain Unit and Cognitive Dementia & Memory Service on the 19/01/2020

For enquiries please contact: Rebecca Murray on 58322928

About GV Health
GV Health is the Public Health Service for the Hume Region, with main campuses located at Shepparton, Tatura and Rushworth and additional sites in Shepparton, Seymour, Benalla and Wodonga. GV Health provides a range of acute, mental health, aged and primary health and community support services across the Goulburn Valley Sub Region of the Department of Human Services, Hume Region. The main campus is the major acute referral site for the sub region.

Some of the great benefits of working for GV Health include:

  • Wide range of specialties for clinical staff
  • Salary Packaging
  • Continually growing and developing
  • Work/Life balance
  • Support culture based on Reward and Recognition
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Glass House café serving breakfast, lunch, coffee and cakes
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Social Club
  • Discount gym/pool membership
  • Competitive remuneration


To apply for the position please visit http://www.gvhealth.org.au/careers/current-vacancies/

Occupational Therapist | Kudos Services

Summary

An exciting opportunity is available for experienced Occupational Therapists to join our multidisciplinary team of allied health professionals in Unley and Elizabeth, South Australia.

About Us

Kudos Services is a bold, brave and ambitious new organisation for people living with disability and their families.

We are built on the belief that every person and their family, has the right to belong to a supportive community that understands them and is completely focused on their unique ability to achieve the best that is possible.

Why Kudos Services?

  • Australia’s first, employee-led, public service mutual – become a member and actively participate in decision-making and governance!
  • Supportive and collaborative culture
  • Modern and progressive work environment
  • Generous salary sacrifice benefits

What’s the position about?

The Occupational Therapist forms part of a highly skilled team of allied health professionals in supporting children, young people and their caregivers to achieve optimal developmental outcomes.  Working across our Unley and Elizabeth sites, the position will be responsible for providing evidence-based assessment and intervention services specifically responsible for assisting clients and their families in achieving their goals and maximising their potential.

What will we provide you?

  • Ongoing clinical support and mentoring throughout your journey with us
  • Opportunities to work with a multi-disciplinary team of highly skilled allied health professionals
  • Professional development support and exposure throughout the year from senior staff

What you will need to succeed?

  • Customer service focused
  • Relevant Graduate/Postgraduate qualifications that allow for registration and practice as a Occupational Therapist.
  • Registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.
  • Service Utilisation: Manage an active case load achieving >60% billable utilisation.
  • Experience working in the field of developmental education with children, young people and their families.
  • Knowledge of current best practice interventions and of Strength-Based and Child and family-centred practice
  • Excellent written communication skills including the ability to prepare high quality written reports, and other documentation as required.
  • Experience in working within a multi-disciplinary professional team to plan, develop and deliver a combination of individualised interventions for children and young people with significant and often highly complex therapeutic needs.
  • Proven ability to maintain professional networks to promote best practice in service provision for children and disabilities.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and collaboration skills, with the ability to work in partnership with people with a disability, their families, and support networks to deliver a range of specialist services.
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • A sound understanding of person-centred thinking, the principles of NDIS and the National Disability Services Standards.

If this sound like the opportunity you have been looking for, we would like to hear from you. Apply today at HR@kudosservices.com.au  to be considered for this opportunity. Please attach a CV and covering letter addressing the key capabilities of the position. Closing date 24 January 2020

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

For further information and a copy of the Position Description please contact the Acting General Manager, Corporate, Jody at HR@kudosservices.com.au or visit https://kudosservices.com.au/

Occupational Therapist | Mercy Mental Health

Summary

Exciting opportunity for a Senior Occupational Therapist to advance their career in a clinical and leadership role in mental health and join our friendly and supportive team of multidisciplinary professionals at Mercy Mental Health Residential Services committed to providing high quality, evidence based, safe and effective person-centred care.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

  • Senior Occupational Therapist Role, Grade 3
  • Fixed Term Part Time 0.6 FTE
  • Based in Werribee & Deer Park at Mercy Mental Health Prevention And Recovery Care (PARC) & Community Care Unit (CCU) facilities
  • Co-ordinate client recovery programs, NDIS support, Occupational Therapy specific assessments and support to the multidisciplinary team at both sites.
  • Direct operational management of the Occupational Therapist Grade 2 and an Occupational Therapist Graduate based at the CCU.
  • Friendly and supportive team environment with strong emphasis on learning and leadership development.

ABOUT YOU:

  • An approved degree in Occupational Therapy and registration with AHPRA as an occupational therapist.
  • Current membership or eligibility for membership with Occupational Therapy Australia (VIC).
  • Excellent knowledge, skills and understanding of evidence-based Occupational Therapy specific assessments and interventions in mental health clinical practice.
  • Relevant experience working in mental health with strong clinical and operational leadership capabilities.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and practices with a high level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Enthusiastic, flexible, team-orientated and passionate to work in mental health.

ABOUT US:

Mercy Mental Health (South West Area Mental Health Service) is a public mental health service supporting people in south west metropolitan Melbourne with severe and complex mental illnesses by providing acute and community-based care. Services are available to adults through acute inpatient programs, residential rehabilitation programs and crisis and community recovery-focused treatment programs. We also deliver inpatient and community specialist perinatal mental health services to women and infants in western Victoria.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and sub acute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:  

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services 

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

Occupational Therapist | Real Therapy Solutions

Summary

Are you looking for an opportunity that lets you develop a career not just give you a job?

Do you know one day you want to step into Clinical Speciality or Management?

Join our team and fulfill your potential!

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our fun and knowledgeable team at our clinic in beautiful Wollongong on the NSW South Coast! Nestled between the mountains and the sea, enjoy your free time at our beautiful beaches, shopping or bushwalking along one of the many local trails.

New Graduates and Occupational Therapists with Limited Registration welcome to apply!

About the opportunity

We currently offer an exciting opportunity for a passionate Occupational Therapist to work in our fun team of allied health professionals providing holistic and effective support to children at our Wollongong clinic. Our clinic has the biggest purpose built therapeutic sensory gym in the area!

As an Occupational Therapist with Real Therapy Solutions, you will be working in your area of expertise, you will not be expected to work in the transdisciplinary model providing any other form of therapy. You will be supported by our team of Occupational therapists and Senior Occupational Therapists.

Benefits & perks

  • Join a multi-disciplinary team that has over 30 years of combined experience.
  • Supervision and mentoring from our Senior Occupational Therapist.
  • Excellent career progression opportunities available.
  • Therapists are strongly encouraged to pursue their professional areas of interest within their disciplines. We support our team to develop skills in their area of choice!
  • Modern technology with a dedicated administrative support team.
  • Salary paid above award

Our Enrichment Program

Our enrichment program gives you choice to specialise and develop skills in a variety of areas including specialist clinical areas such as sensory processing and much more. Become an expert in a clinical area you love, OR perhaps you interest lies in Management or Leadership. We can help with that too!!

You will have the opportunity to practice and develop your skills within our own team at Real Therapy Solutions and with 3 clinics and 5 more in development, we have plenty of opportunities for promotion into your chosen area!!

Skills & experience

  • Full Australian work rights
  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Current driver's license, Police check and Working with Children check or ability to obtain before commencement.
  • Occupational Therapists with Limited Registration (E.g. qualified overseas and have limited registration supervision requirements through AHPRA) are encouraged to apply.
  • New Grads welcome to apply.

About the company

Real Therapy Solutions is a multidisciplinary team of Occupational therapists, Psychologists and Speech Pathologists providing holistic therapy from multidisciplinary clinics across Sydney and the Illawarra. Due to our rapid growth and expansion we are growing our team of therapists. With 3 large multidisciplinary clinics and a team of over 5 Occupational Therapists and 25 staff we offer a flexible and fun work environment

Visit our website www.realtheraysolutions.com.au/join-our-team/ for more information.

To express your interest in this role email kate@realtherapysolutions.com.au with your resume and cover letter attached.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and close 23/02/2020.

Occupational Therapist | Senior (Mental Health - Adolescent Day Program)

Summary

Gold Cost Hospital and Health Service
Remuneration/Salary Rates
$53.88 - $57.97 per hour

Duties/Abilities

The Child Youth Mental Health Services is looking for an Occupational Therapist - Senior to join their multidisciplinary team in the new Adolescent Day Program (ADP) opening in 2020.

The Role

  • Monday to Friday Day Program
  • Partnering with the Department of Education and a multidisciplinary team Salary Packaging
  • Providing provision of family centred support and clinical interventions to young people (13-18 years)

An opportunity is available for an Occupational Therapist - Senior to join the Adolescent Day (ADP) Program where the focus is the assessment and integrated treatment for adolescents with severe, complex and persistent mental illnesses in an integrated education and mental health treatment service. This role will utilise clinical skills commensurate to the individual level of experience, to support evidence-based, person-centred care that is reflective of the principles of the Magnet Recognition Program® within ADP.

You will take responsibility for:

  • Providing advanced occupational therapy services, including individual and group functional interventions, to consumers in ADP using valid and reliable evidence-based practices within the context of a multi-disciplinary environment with minimal direct supervision
  • Provision of high-level of clinical expertise in the area of child and youth mental health
  • Leading the development, implementation, and monitoring of clinical service delivery, procedures and workplace guidelines in line with evidence-based practice in the ADP

Benefits

  • Career Development
  • Flexible work policies
  • Leave loading
  • Salary Packaging

Salary information

  • Permanent part time (20 hrs p.f)
  • Base salary ranging from $53.88 - $57.97 per hour
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
    • 17.5% leave loading

About Adolescent Day Program

The Adolescent Day Program (ADP) is part of the state-wide CYMHS continuum of care providing specialist, multidisciplinary assessment and integrated treatment for adolescents with severe, complex and persistent mental illnesses which results in severe psychosocial impairment. The ADP operates on the premise that young people can and do recover from mental illness. A range of interagency, recovery-focused, psychosocial, educational and vocational programs are tailored to the young person’s assessed clinical and rehabilitation needs enabling the young person to build on their strengths, enhance their self-esteem, build on opportunities for social inclusion and promote recovery-focused outcomes upon discharge. The program has a strong emphasis on collaboration and partnership with schools and other educational or vocational providers.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application by Friday, 17 January 2020. 

Job Ad reference: GC332727

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

Enquiries:  Brian Mayahle

Application Details: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Friday, 31 January 2020

Occupational Therapist | Temporary | Part Time

Phone: 03 5563 1493
Email: rmcouch@swh.net.au

Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the temporary position of Occupational Therapist.

South West Healthcare’s (SWH) Occupational Therapy Department provides best practice services to groups and individuals of all ages, across a range of hospital and community programs. Care is delivered as part of an established and progressive multidisciplinary team which includes Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Podiatry, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Allied Health Assistants, Nurses and Medical services.

South West Healthcare has a well renowned supportive workplace culture, with an opportunity to work alongside experienced health professionals and managers. The team works from a new multipurpose community based facility in the CBD of Warrnambool, with access to modern well-equipped clinical spaces, fleet vehicles, laptops and remote internet access to assist in the delivery of services.

This is a temporary part time position of 48 hours per fortnight until December 2020. Grade 2 Occupational Therapists may be considered.

What you bring

As an Occupational Therapist, you will be engaging and collaborative, and have excellent communication and influencing skills.

Ideally you will have clinical experience within the health sector, a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of contemporary practice, and you will be looking for an opportunity to enhance and progress your health career.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as Mental Health first aid, resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employments.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria’s Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.wonderfulwarrnambool.com.au/

How to apply

Position descriptions and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rachael Couch, (Senior Occupational Therapist) on (03) 5563 1493 or email rmcouch@swh.net.au

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016 – 2020, with the appropriate classification Grade 1.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children’s Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 2 February 2020. 

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

Occupational Therapist | Think Therapies Group

Summary

Think Therapies Group is seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team, following the recent departure of our long-time OT team member. The therapist will have a minimum 5 years’ experience in working with children. Specific expertise working with children with ASD is essential. Sensory profiling, toilet training, and feeding assessments/therapy, are all required skills. The role requires frequent liaison with team members, families, schools, medical specialists, and other professionals, and will require excellent written and verbal communication skills. As many clients are seen by multiple practitioners, a willingness to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is necessary.

Think Therapies Group is an inner-city allied health practice with a reputation for providing high-quality care to our clients and their families. We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team, following the recent departure of our long-time OT team member.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in working with children. Specific expertise working with children with ASD is essential. Sensory profiling, toilet training, and feeding assessments/therapy, are all required skills. The role requires frequent liaison with team members, families, schools, medical specialists, and other professionals, and so the candidate will require excellent written and verbal communication skills. As many clients are seen by multiple clinic practitioners, a willingness to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is necessary.    

The role offers a well-outfitted consulting room, waiting area, and reception services. An extensive range of therapy resources and materials are also provided. Work hours are flexible, designed to be family-friendly, and to promote an effective work/life balance. We aim to make the workplace environment fun and supportive for staff and clients. Remuneration will be based on experience, but is negotiable. Applicants must be registered with AHPRA, and hold their own Professional Indemnity Insurance. 

We are looking to fill this vacancy as soon as possible. Interested applicants should forward a CV outlining their relevant experience. Any queries should be directed to Elspeth at reception@thinktherapies.com.au or by telephoning (07) 3367 8399. Applications will close on Thursday 20th February 2020.

Contact Details:
Telephone: (07) 3367 8399
Email: reception@thinktherapies.com.au
Business Address: 189a Latrobe Tce, Paddington  Qld 4064
Company Website: www.thinktherapies.com.au
Closing Date: 20th February 2020

Occupational Therapist | Tobruk Centre for Children's Development

Phone: 08 8683 4488
Email: michelle@tobrukcentre.com.au
Url: www.tobrukcentre.com.au

Summary

The Occupational Therapist will join a dynamic team of experienced Allied Health Professionals who deliver quality services to families on the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. You will be part of a team who cherishes the individual qualities and skills of its staff and families they work with. As a member of the community to will enjoy the lifestyle opportunities a country / sea change has to offer.

Occupational Therapists working at Tobruk Centre for Children’s Development will manage a diverse caseload and be rewarded with strong client centred relationships and holistic functional clinical outcomes.  Your clinical skills will compliment the family’s individual capacity to meet the needs of the children in their care.  Service outcomes will be measured in client satisfaction as they meet their individual goals.

You can expect your clinical skills to be challenged and to be excited by the opportunities you are provided to grow professionally and personally within the community driven service model at Tobruk Centre for Children’s Development.  Regional travel, school visits, and community-based work will be key components of your duties.  You will use your initiative to create programs that fill the gaps within the community so that there is equity of access for all.

Requirements:

Occupational Therapist must be a member of or eligible for membership with Occupational Therapy Australia

South Australian Driver’s Licence

Knowledge of community orientated service delivery models

Understanding of the NDIS and the National Disability Services Standards

Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

Vibrant and positive community attitude

Contact:

Michelle de la Perrelle, Manager, Tobruk Centre for Children’s Development
P: 8683 4488 / 0428 324 597 (AH)
michelle@tobrukcentre.com.au
https://www.tobrukcentre.com.au/

Applications Close: 5pm 10th February 2020

Occupational Therapist | Vision Australia

Phone: 0429 042 359
Url: www.visionaustralia.org/careers

Summary

  • Full Time/Part Time Opportunties
  • Multiple Locations
  • Working with Children & Adults

Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

We support more than 27,500 people of all ages and life stages, and circumstances. We do this through 28 Vision Australia centres across the country.  

Exciting opportunity await experienced Occupational Therapists to join Vision Australia throughout metro Melbourne (Kooyong & Ringwood Location) and Canberra.

Responsibilities

 As an Occupational Therapist at Vision Australia you will:

  • In consultation with clients and their families plan, develop, deliver and evaluate individual or group specialised services as per their needs identified throughout the assessment process.
  • Assess the client's capacity to independently participate in activities of daily living (self-care), and instrumental activities of daily living including home and community activities, learning and education, employment, play and recreation.
  • Provide both individual and group OT training/intervention programs to achieve maximum independence and participation in activities appropriate to the client’s developmental level.
  • Assess and train clients in the use of assistive devices and equipment to enhance access to developmentally appropriate activities.
  • Assess, plan and coordinate environmental and/or task modifications according to client’s needs.

Requirements

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Qualification in Occupational Therapy (OT)
  • Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Knowledge and skills in working with children, adults and older adults.
  • Experience in providing client support and OT services in person and/or through other communication mediums.
  • Training and intervention strategies for individuals and groups.
  • Strong planning skills including sound time management skills.
  • Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills.

Our Benefits

Working as part of Vision Australia you will enjoy a values based organisation with benefits including:

  • Friendly values based working environments
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

We’re always on the lookout for energetic, motivated people who share our values to be Person Centred, Accountable, Collaborative, Commercially Focused and Agile.

Do you want to become a part of a team that supports a future where our clients have the opportunity like never before to live the life they choose? Please select the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. 

Applications should consist of a full resume and a cover letter. Candidates should address the essential job competencies as outlined the position description and should also consider and be able to demonstrate Vision Australia’s organisational values which are central to the organisation’s culture. Applications should be uploaded as a word file. Please note pdf documents are not accepted for accessibility reasons. 

As part of Vision Australia’s commitment to being an inclusive employer and embedding a culture where staff, volunteers and clients can be themselves and feel safe, and to protecting the best interests and safety of children and vulnerable people, successful applicants will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children.

For more information about working at Vision Australia go to www.visionaustralia.org/careers or call Melissa Stewart on 0429042359

We encourage applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

Occupational Therapists

Summary

  • Are you looking for the chance to utilise your OT skills in a flexible role that will fit around your schedule?
  • Join a rapidly growing organisation with the opportunity for set working hours to be negotiated.
  • Benefit from the support of a passionate team that helps you in servicing your clients!
  • Enjoy an attractive base salary circa $75,000 - $100,000 PLUS super, phone and laptop!

About the Organisation

Abraham Occupational Therapy Services (AOTS) is a community based occupational therapy practice, specialising in the latest computer-based and robotics therapies. Servicing Melbourne and surrounding areas, the highly professional team at AOTS, also treat clients within a clinical setting for specialised upper limb rehabilitation.

For more information about AOTS and their unique approach, click here to visit their website.

About the Opportunity

Due to continued growth, Abraham Occupational Therapy Services (AOTS) has multiple opportunities for Occupational Therapists to join their dedicated team on either a part-time or full-time basis. These roles will be based in and around Melbourne.

Working in the community, you will be responsible for providing home-based occupational therapy assessment and intervention services to people who have sustained an ongoing injury.

Other responsibilities will include; but not be limited to:

  • Managing your own community caseload including home safety assessments, specialised seating and equipment, carer training, ADL training, home modifications and carer support;
  • Managing a range of clients affected by various conditions such as ABI, stroke, spinal cord injuries, and orthopaedic injuries;
  • Working with funding bodies such as NDIS, TAS, STR, DVA and DHHS as well as managing stakeholders; and
  • Goal setting with clients and implementing treatment strategies to work towards those goals.

Those with upper limb experience also have the opportunity to work within the clinic in Moorabbin, VIC

About You

To be considered for this position you will hold tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy and have current AHPRA registration. You will also have a minimum of three years relevant, hands-on experience in the industry.

With highly developed interpersonal skills, you will be organised and comfortable working autonomously. Strong written communication skills will also be crucial to your success in this organisation.

Problem solving and organisational skills are a must for this role as well as compassion towards those around you; especially clients.

Please note: As you will be travelling to client's homes, you will need a current Victorian drivers licence and access to a reliable vehicle.

About the Benefits

Abraham Occupational Therapy Services (AOTS) is offering an attractive base salary circa $75,000 - $100,000 plus super (in line with experience and qualifications). Phone and laptop will be provided.

You will enjoy a fantastic work/life balance, with no KPIs; and a supportive team willing to work around personal commitments. You will have the ability to negotiate which days or hours you want to work, whilst benefiting from the full encouragement of the AOTS team in supporting your clients.

Finally, AOTS is committed to maintaining their strong team culture with weekly meetings to discuss casework and a monthly lunch catch-up. 

This is your chance to help empower clients while working on your own terms, with a passionate organisation - Apply Now!

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