Are you looking for a career change? OTA’s Jobs Board shares opportunities for OTs across the country. Browse the classifieds listing today.

Interested in advertising a classified or job ad on the OTA website? For more information on how to place a booking please download this document and follow the steps.

Associate Professor/Professor in Occupational Therapy | Australian Catholic University

Summary

Provide academic leadership within the Discipline of Occupational Therapy.

  • Key leadership role in the School of Allied Health
  • Position can be based at either the Melbourne, North Sydney, or Brisbane campus
  • Full time, continuing position

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome. We've also partnered with Blacktown City Council to open a new ACU campus in Blacktown, Western Sydney, in 2021.

The Associate Professor/Professor in Occupational Therapy provides leadership and makes outstanding and original contributions to research, scholarship and teaching within the discipline.

We are seeking a candidate with established and continuing international-expert status and who is recognised as an eminent authority in Occupational Therapy. You will have substantial involvement in the development of the Occupational Therapy Discipline nationally and internationally, having made a clear and formative impact that is recognised and acknowledged as significant by national and international leaders in the discipline.

Specifically, you will:

  • provide academic leadership within the Discipline and within the School and Faculty, reporting to and working with the National Head of School and the Head of Discipline (OT).
  • provide leadership within the Occupational Therapy profession’s courses and programs including ongoing development and review of courses, achievement and maintenance of course accreditation and quality assurance.
  • develop an active research and research training environment to continuously improve in the key result areas of research focus, culture and infrastructure, productivity, research training, and intellectual engagement.

You will need to possess:

  • a doctoral qualification in Occupational Therapy or equivalent and registered as an Occupational Therapist within Australia
  • (Level E) A significant academic teaching profile in a relevant area in Occupational Therapy, with evidence of design, delivery and evaluation of innovative and quality learning environments
    (Level D) A substantial academic teaching profile in a relevant area in Occupational Therapy, with evidence of design, delivery and evaluation of innovative and quality learning environments
  • an established national and international research profile in Occupational Therapy with a strong track record of active, sustained and productive engagement in high-quality research; including success in competitive grants, dissemination in high impact journals and evidence of impact relevant to the discipline
  • evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University
  • demonstrated leadership in research-led approaches to learning and teaching in the design and implementation of curricula.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply

Obtain the Position Description OT Position_Description.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $157,732 - $173,618 pa, including salary component $142,700 - $157,208 pa (Academic Level D) OR total remuneration valued to $202,754 pa, including salary component $183,816 pa (Academic Level E); employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Suzanne Kuys, National Head of School - suzanne.kuys@acu.edu.au or (07) 3861 6049.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

Equal Opportunity  and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit: www.acu.edu.au/careers

Applications Close: Sunday 12 July 2020; 11:55pm EST

Early Intervention Professionals | Connect Child and Family Services

Summary

We have exciting opportunities for Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech Pathologists and Early Childhood Teachers to join our teams providing community-based therapy to children aged 0-12 services in the beautiful Nepean and Blue Mountains regions.

Are you looking for a chance to enhance your skills and provide community-based therapy to children aged 0-12 with a not for profit organisation committed to providing positive outcomes for children and their families? We have exciting opportunities for Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech Pathologists and Early Childhood Teachers to join our teams delivering services in the beautiful Nepean and Blue Mountains regions. You will work closely with parents/carers to identify and achieve goals for their children. You will work and collaborate with a team of professionals who are focused on helping children and families through a strengths-based approach.

We are Connect Child and Family Services. Our values and philosophy are at the heart of everything we do. We're looking to build a team of professionals who believe that, through working together, we can make the world a better and more equitable place.

  • We offer amazing flexibility and work life balance
  • Excellent salary package, work laptop, WIFI device and Motor Vehicle Allowance
  • Positive welcoming culture
  • Opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge by working as part of a trans-disciplinary team
  • Ongoing training and development with long term career progression opportunities
  • Working with a team of professionals who have extensive experience and knowledge
  • Experienced and passionate management team who are supportive and consultative

About you

You are a university qualified Allied Health Professional or Early Childhood Teacher  who has a strong understanding of the NDIS and experience working with children with disabilities or development delays and their families.

You will have

  • minimum of 2 years’ experience delivering strengths-based, family centred and play based approaches and will thrive when working in a dynamic trans-disciplinary team in a multi-agency environment.
  • Current Driver’s Licence and reliable vehicle
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current Police check
  • Integrity, creativity and a sense of humour
  • Commitment to the ethos and ethics of the organisation
  • Commitment to Best Practice principals in EC and NDIS Quality Standards
  • Commitment to evidence-based practice

Your application should include a cover letter addressing the above criteria and an up to date resume.  Please email applications to payroll@connectcfs.org.au

No closing date

www.connectcfs.org.au

https://www.seek.com.au/job/50095403

Emergency Mental Health - Senior Clinician  | Inner West Area Mental Health Services

Summary

  • Senior Clinician with the Emergency Mental Health Team
  • Located at Royal Melbourne Hospital Emergency Department
  • This is a full time position but we will consider Part Time

Life With us

The EMH Clinician maintains a pivotal role within the ED providing an interface between community mental health and inpatient services. The role provides high level clinical consultation within the RMH Emergency Department, with respect to the assessment, management and treatment of mental health disorders together with associated at risk behaviour.

  • Face to face interaction and assessment is the primary focus of the clinician, including the gathering of collateral information.
  • Supporting families, clients and carers presenting in crisis during their Emergency Department visit is central to this role
  • EMH also staff the Inner West PACER and Engage program and clinicians are rostered across both roles.

We will also consider an applicant expressing interest to do permanent nights. Applicant would still be orientated to all roles within the Emergency Mental Health Team and would be required to work 1 month of rotating roster per year [or equivalent spread throughout the year.

A Job to Be Proud Of

The Senior Clinician will participate in clinical service development activities within the Team and encourage and support quality initiatives and research.  The role involves the provision of supervision to staff as well as students within the relevant discipline. In partnership with the Emergency Department Clinicians the EMH clinician will:

  • Consult with ED staff in identifying and assessing persons with a possible mental illness. Provide comprehensive mental health and risk assessments for clients triaged and referred.
  • Develop mental health treatment and management plans within the ED and organise ongoing assistance before the patient is discharged from the ED.
  • Collaboratively develop internal policies and protocols, training and quality activities aimed at improving services to people with mental health problems within the ED.
  • Meet national triage standards and other key performance indicators including length of stay of both admitted and non-admitted patients.
  • Provide mental health care consistent with the Mental Health Act and National Mental Health Standards.
  • Facilitate and encourage continuity of care processes between adult psychiatric inpatient /community, youth, aged care services and the emergency department.

Your Contribution

  • Formal qualifications and registration (Registered psychiatric Nurse, Occupational therapist, Psychologist and Social worker).
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience
  • Strong understanding of mental illness, assessment and risk

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
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support   program and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research

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

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.

Lecturer in Occupational Therapy | Australian Catholic University

Summary

The Lecturer in Occupational Therapy (Level B) you will be expected to make significant contributions to the development and implementation of the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy.

  • Join us in shaping the future of the Occupational Therapy discipline
  • Based at the North Sydney campus
  • Continuing, full time role

About ACU

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The National School of Allied Health spans across the country and is located at these campuses; Melbourne, Canberra, Strathfield, Sydney, Ballarat and Brisbane. The School is responsible for the delivery of education in the following professional disciplines; Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy/Rehabilitation, and Social Work.

About the Role

As Lecturer in Occupational Therapy (Level B) you will be expected to make significant contributions to the development and implementation of the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy by providing technical, clinical, teaching and research.

The Lecturer will:

  • Teach and assess students at undergraduate level as appropriate
  • Contribute to scholarship of learning and teaching
  • Contribute to research and build a research profile
  • Provide leadership within a national teaching team to ensure high quality delivery of units as appropriate

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Professional registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and eligibility for membership of Occupational Therapy Australia Ltd.
  • Advanced knowledge and/or practice demonstrated in significant clinical experience, teaching experience and a higher degree (e.g. Masters or PhD or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated ability to implement effective teaching, assessment and learning experiences at the higher education level
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research and supervise research projects
  • Evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply

Obtain the Position Description ###  Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $118,785 - $140,132 pa, including salary component $100,375- $118,510 pa (Academic Classification Level B); employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be directed to Associate Professor Elspeth Froude, Deputy Head, School of Allied Health NSW : Elspeth.froude@acu.edu.au.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit www.acu.edu.au/careers

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Tuesday 21 July 2020, 11:55pm EST

Manager | RMH Ambulatory Mental Health Services

Summary

  • Manager RMH Ambulatory Mental Health Services
  • Inner West Area Mental Health Service – Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Full Time, including ADO every month

Life with Us

  • Our service is driven by a well-developed vision for providing best practice, recovery-focussed and person-centred care for people with mental health conditions and their families.
  • Our clinicians, operational and clinical leaders are passionate about their work, and well supported by an embedded professional development program, with multiple learning modalities.
  • A supportive and friendly team environment.
  • Based at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in leafy Parkville precinct with access to other major health facilities, Melbourne University and Melbourne CBD.

A Job to Be Proud Of

  • The Manager is responsible for operational leadership of three key clinical programs – Emergency Mental Health Service based in the RMH ED, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service, and community mental health teams supporting homeless people with mental illness in Inner Melbourne.
  • The role is well supported by team leaders and senior clinicians who work collaboratively to ensure high quality service delivery and effective functioning of the program and the well-being of staff.
  • Opportunity to take on portfolio work in an area of clinical interest.
  • The Manager will be joining the service at an exciting time of service expansion and development within the Area Mental Health Service following the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

Your Contribution

We are seeking an exceptional clinical operational leader, who is passionate about community mental health services, with demonstrated experience in best practice implementation and advanced skills in people management and support.     

Important skills include:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate well with colleagues, stakeholders and members of the public
  • Ability to deliver against clinical and operational KPI’s.
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and manage deadlines
  • Capacity to think creatively in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to prepare reports promptly
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills

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
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support    program and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research

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

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.

Mental Health Clinician  | Charters Towers Community Mental Health Service

Summary

Applications sought from: Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Psychologist. We encourage applications from new Graduates.

This role

Charters Towers is an historic rural town 130km west from the tropical hub of Townsville.

As part of the Charters Towers Community Mental Health Services multi-disciplinary team, this role provides clinical assessment and treatment services to people presenting with complex and severe mental health problems including alcohol and or drug problems.

The opportunity provides exposure to case management and intake assessment of consumers across the lifespan, as well as delivery of a consultation service into the emergency departments and hospitals of the area.

Relocation assistance packages, salary sacrifice, 17.5% super and locality allowances for the successful candidate.

Requirements

  • Possession of a relevant tertiary qualification and experience in Mental Health
  • Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with relevant stakeholders

Generous remuneration package value up to $101,237 p.a. comprising salary range of $2525.70 to $3880.40 p.f. (Nurse Grade 7/HP4), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

Contact Details: Judy Hill on (07) 4787 0342.

Job Ad Reference: TV342207

How to Apply https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-TV342207

Closing day: Thursday 2 July 2020

National Clinical Lead – Occupational Therapy | Better Rehab
        

Summary

Are you an experienced OT looking for your next step? Want to work in a community setting bettering the lives of people on the NDIS? Better Rehab is looking for a National Clinical Lead to lead the OT division across WA, VIC, NSW, QLD and the ACT.

Who We Are

Better Rehab are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Occupational Therapy lead to support the high-performing, national team. We believe in a strong work-life balance and making your time in the office as enjoyable as possible. At Better Rehab, we enjoy celebrating our staff through events such as our annual EOFY parties, Christmas parties, regular team lunches and quarterly National Meetings.

Our Values

Our values are at the core of what we do. When you join our team, you will see that your colleagues embody our values of:

  • We Get Sh*t Done!

Our participants and colleagues rely on us. We don’t waste time and work hard to help participants achieve goals they never thought possible.    

  • We are People People

We are proud to be an organisation free from politics and bureaucracy, and genuinely care about our interactions with one another and our participants. We take pride in treating each client based on their individual needs.

  • Love What You Do

We believe that when our people love what they're doing, the best outcomes are achieved. We employ people who are genuinely passionate about their profession.

  • Frankly, we Give a Damn

Working at Better Rehabilitation is a career, not a job. We are committed to providing you with the opportunity to make a difference to those in need.

Your New Role

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced, senior Occupational Therapist to step into a national leadership position. As the National Clinical Lead, you will take overall accountability for the Occupational Therapy division in all states, ensuring clinicians are adequately resourced, inducted and developed professionally to meet our high standards.

At Better Rehab, no two days are the same, though a typical day may involve:

  • Supporting Principal Clinicians and guiding them through appropriate in-home visits techniques, ensuring these techniques are being carried out across all clinical levels in-line with company policies & procedures
  • Identifying areas of development within the overall clinical team
  • Developing physical resources as required to assist with services delivered to NDIS participants, ensuring each location is adequately equipped to perform a wide range of Occupational Therapy services
  • Ensuring clinicians provide services which support Better Rehab’s mission
  • Keeping abreast of changes to NDIS guidelines and ensuring clinicians are submitting reports in-line with these guidelines
  • Taking ownership of the induction process for Occupational Therapy clinicians, ensuring induction information is relevant and reviewed regularly
  • Conducting performance appraisals for Principal Clinicians and other team members as required
  • Assessing clinical competencies for career progression within the company

When You Join Us

When you join us, you will be provided with:

  • Direct access to the National Allied Health Manager and Executive Leadership Team who will assist with your onboarding and familiarise you with our systems and processes
  • Support to upskill your clinical and managerial skills through external professional development
  • The opportunity to provide support to Principal Clinicians who will be supporting Clinical Supervisors and other junior staff members, and managing internal and external professional development activities to assist with this
  • A supportive multidisciplinary team to collaborate with and learn from. In some cases, this also includes sharing participants with another member of the MDT, promoting a holistic approach to therapy
  • An iPhone and laptop to support flexible working and work/life balance as well as a designated therapy kit to ensure you are well equipped when working out in the community

We Value You

Better Rehab Policies that support YOU include:

  • 4 days' study leave each year as well as company financial support to attend external courses and events in areas that you are passionate about
  • Paid parental leave and flexible working options so that you can balance your personal and professional life
  • Interstate relocation opportunities across our 4 Australian states
  • Passionate leave - long term unpaid leave so you can travel, take a career break, or purse projects you are passionate about without breaking your continuity of service
  • Access to external professional services for mental & emotional wellbeing through EAP, our confidential counselling support service
  • Flexible working hours and work from home options
  • Regular team bonding and celebrations of each other's life events
  • Career progression through internal promotion opportunities

What we are Looking For

  • You are driven, autonomous and passionate about pursuing your life and career goals
  • You are confident in leading a national clinical division
  • You are comfortable working in a high-growth business
  • You approach your work with flexibility and are highly adaptable
  • You are willing to travel within your residential state as well as interstate as required
  • You have relevant tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy and 4+ years’ post qualification experience (essential)
  • Prior experience in the NDIS is highly desirable
  • You have your own car and a valid drivers’ licence
  • You can provide evidence of:
    • AHPRA registration

Contact Details

If you think this opportunity might be for you, click ‘Apply Now’ with your covering letter and CV. To learn more about Better Rehabilitation, please visit our website: https://betterrehab.com.au/.

Questions?

Please email MyFuture@BetterRehab.com.au. To have a confidential conversation about your career, call Grace on 0403 502 405.

Occupational Therapist  | Ultimate Health Greystanes

Summary

Occupational Therapy

Ultimate Health Greystanes is an Allied Health Practice (Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Dietetics, Podiatry, and Occupational Therapy) that provides in clinic and mobile services to children and adults. Our mixed caseloads and the multiple settings in which we work ensure that our therapists are constantly provided with opportunities to develop their skills across many areas. In a typical day, you could be working at a school, visiting early intervention clients in their homes, completing assessments in nursing homes or treating various clients in clinic.

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join the dedicated Occupational Therapy team in Greystanes. The position is 5 days per week (hours on these days are flexible). This is a contractor position.

Your tasks will include

  • Clinical assessments and treatment of physical, developmental and neurological conditions
  • Assessment and prescription of aids and equipment to improve independent living skills e.g. hoists, mobile commode, wheelchairs
  • Capable of a variety therapeutic based approaches (gross motor, fine motor, sensory skills, cognitive skills, attention skills etc.)
  • Focus on building relationships and assisting people day to day with effective communication and service
  • Environmental assessments and home modifications to minimise the risk of falls and improve access
  • Assessment of clients’ mobility and control when moving in their environments

Essential Criteria

  • Qualification in Occupational Therapy.
  • Current drivers licence and own car
  • Certified Practising Membership with AHPRA.
  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • National Police Clearance
  • Current First Aid Qualifications
  • Current professional indemnity and public liability insurance (or the ability to obtain these before commencing clinical work).
  • Happy, energetic, caring and positive personality
  • Commitment to personal and professional quality improvement
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Highly motivated to achieve positive outcomes for our clients
  • Show initiative
  • Able to work independently
  • Professional & empathetic in your approach

Desirable Criteria

  • Ideally 1+ years of paediatric and adult Occupational Therapy experience.
  • Supervision opportunities for more experienced therapists
  • Have experience working with children and adults with a disability or autism
  • Demonstrated experience with multidisciplinary team working
  • Understanding of the need for evidence-informed, client centred care
  • Demonstrated computer literacy with skills in computer applications
  • Understanding of quality activities, WHS and infection control policies
  • Be willing to undertake a Working With Children Check 
  • Registered with Medicare, Provider no. at commencement

Benefits and Perks

  • Job Security - Well established business with a wealth of experience and knowledge
  • Great Culture - Supportive management + close knit multi-disciplinary team
  • Well Equipped Practice - Heavily invested in best-practice infrastructure and processes
  • Supportive and inclusive team environment
  • Flexible hours to suit your schedule
  • High level of autonomy in the role
  • Mentoring Sessions
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • The ability to foster your areas of interest
  • Variety of clients - ages and disorders
  • Administrative support

Position to start ideally August 2020. Applications close end August 2020 however we will be interviewing throughout until the right applicants have been found.

Please email us your CV and cover letter so we can begin our interview process with you. Email: Ultimatehealth.business@outlook.com or phone Lisa on 0477028501.

Occupational Therapist - Senior (Gayndah) | Queensland Health

Summary

Rural Allied & Community Health, Gayndah Community Health

You will receive a competitive remuneration package value up to $131,165 p.a., comprising salary between $106,833 - $114,960 p.a. (HP4) (Temporary Full Time, 76 hours p.f. from date of appointment up to 27th June 2021), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Applications will remain current for the twelve months) Job Ad Reference H2006WB347210

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:

H2006WB347210

Application Details:

(07) 4150 2250 or  H2006WB347210

Closing Date:

Monday, 29th June 2020

Occupational Therapist  Specialist Coordinator | Ramsay Health Care

Summary

  • Temporary full-time
  • Lead, mentor and inspire our OT team
  • Grow your career across Ramsay’s national network

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join the OT Department at Joondalup Health Campus in a leadership role.

This is a maximum term full-time position to join our team over a 12-month period.

About the Role

This position offers a balance of clinical (0.4FTE) and non-clinical (0.6FTE) responsibilities and presents opportunities to shape and influence the OT service within the Rehabilitation, Day Therapy and Stroke portfolio.

We require an OT with significant clinical expertise in Rehabilitation and/or Stroke to provide evidence-based interventions aligned with best practice guidelines. Additionally, the successful candidate will lead and coordinate their team, including contributing to and maintaining oversight of operational matters in a highly dynamic environment. This role also involves working closely alongside their peer coordinators to support the OT managers in implementing strategic initiatives towards achieving organisational and departmental goals.

We invite candidates with a passion and drive to deliver excellence to apply to this challenging but highly satisfying role.

About You

To succeed in this role, you will bring a strong clinical skillset in a hospital setting with clinical and professional experience, either working as an Occupational Therapist in a leadership role, or as a senior Occupational Therapist eager to take the next step. You will have advanced communication skills (both verbal and written), and have the ability to inspire, motivate and manage your team, including overseeing the professional development, performance management and professional standards of staff.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will also have the following:

  • Experienced Occupational Therapist with significant clinical expertise providing evidence-based and best practice Occupational Therapy within the specialist area(s) of Rehabilitation and/or Stroke in a hospital environment
  • Proven ability to engage and work with internal/external stakeholders to deliver agreed outcomes
  • Ability to lead/contribute to quality initiatives/service improvement within the Occupational Therapy department and allocated portfolio
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with competing demands
  • Proven leadership and high-level problem-solving skills, with a solution focused approach

Candidates with experience or understanding of OT service delivery with a private hospital will be highly regarded.

Why Ramsay?

  • Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.

About Us 

Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest and most respected operator of private hospitals, Joondalup Health Campus is the largest health care facility in Perth’s northern suburbs, providing 24-hour acute care from an integrated public and private campus.  The hospital has an Emergency Department, After Hours GP Clinic and on-site MRI.  Specialties include public and private Medical, Surgical, Orthopaedics and Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Intensive and Coronary Care Units, Day Procedure Unit, Renal and Oncology, public and private Restorative Units, Day Therapy and public and private Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Joondalup Health Campus has established an excellent reputation in the community for its high commitment to customer service, staff satisfaction and quality improvement.

How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please CLICK HERE to lodge an application. All applications should include a CV and cover letter addressing the selection criteria above. 

Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority.  Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check and Working with Children Check prior to appointment. Persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.

For enquiries, please contact
Melanie Hutchison, Occupational Therapy Manager
E: HutchisonM@ramsayhealth.com.au

Close Date: Wednesday, 5 August 2020 at 11.55 pm.   

Occupational Therapist (Experienced or Graduate) | Therapy Pro

Summary

Flexible full-time or part-time Occupational Therapy roles with an innovative allied health provider. Enjoy ongoing development opportunities & more!

  • Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist or recent graduate looking for your next opportunity?
  • Enjoy flexible working conditions to suit your lifestyle, with the freedom to choose how you work!
  • Highly attractive remuneration commensurate with skills and experience, plus super!
  • Enjoy great benefits including $4,000 annual professional development allowance, per/km travel reimbursement and more!

About the Organisation

Therapy Pro is an experienced provider of multidisciplinary, client-centred therapy for people of all ages. With an innovative approach to therapeutic services and training, they offer psychology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, social work, and speech/language pathology services aimed at making a genuine difference in their clients' lives. 

About the Opportunity

With continued growth, Therapy Pro has multiple opportunities for skilled and dedicated Occupational Therapists to join their team in Brisbane, Ipswich, Sunshine Coast or Mackay, and surrounding areas. Full-time or part-time hours are available, depending on your needs, with Therapy Pro very open to flexible working options between the hours of 7am - 6pm. Candidates of all experience levels are welcome to apply, from recent graduates to well-established clinical professionals.

Working from home, with regular daytime travel to clients, you will primarily be responsible for providing occupational therapy assessment and intervention services for your clients, through direct support, education, consultancy and advocacy or a combination of these approaches.

For more information and the selection criteria, please click 'Apply' now!

About the Benefits

Therapy Pro offers a supportive and friendly team environment and a fantastic work/life balance, with flexible hours to suit your lifestyle.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly attractive salary (commensurate with your skills and experience) plus super and professional indemnity insurance coverage!

Therapy Pro is dedicated to providing ongoing career improvement to all staff and regular access to a range of professional growth opportunities; including discipline-specific supervision, peer support, access to performance coaching AND an annual $4,000 allowance for professional development! Early career therapists will have access to a graduate program and mentors to provide guidance as you establishing yourself in this field. 

This is your chance to get join a friendly, supportive, and rapidly growing organisation with a commitment to excellence - Apply Now!

Occupational Therapist | Bega Garnbirringu

Summary

Employee Benefits:

  • 2 year contract;
  • $128,745.00 p/a total package (incl. base salary $100,000.00 p/a; 9.5% Super; 17.5% leave loading; $16,000.00 p/a housing allowance);
  • 35 hour working week, Monday -Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm
  • Paid 2-week end of year shutdown, subject to achieving organisational KPI's
  • Additional Public Holiday
  • Tax reducing salary-packaging options
  • Opportunities for Professional Development
  • Flexible Work Environment Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

About the Role

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Early Childhood Support (ECS) program is to approach, engage and support children under 7 years with developmental delay or disability through timely access to early intervention supports delivered by community service providers. The aim of the NDIS ECS approach is to support families to assist children to gain and use functional skills to participate meaningfully in their daily activities and achieve the best possible outcomes throughout their life.

About the Position

Under the direction of the Team Leader (Child Health Nurse) NDIS ECS, the Occupational Therapist provides a culturally appropriate service including assessment, treatment and evaluation of clients and work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team to support the care and developmental needs of Aboriginal children and their families in the Goldfields. This position provides specialised assessment, health promotion and community development activities.

This position requires travel to the Northern and Southern Goldfields areas on a regular basis, up to 3-4 days at a time.

To be considered for this position, you must have

  • A tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy;
  • A current registration with AHPRA and/or the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia;
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of varied methods of assessment, treatment and evaluation;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of cultural factors and social determinants particularly relating to Aboriginal Health;
  • High level oral and written communication skills, including the ability to relate well to staff and to liaise effectively with key stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated commitment to confidentiality and a high level of accuracy;
  • Ability to manage a clinical caseload and time effectively;
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills and the ability to effectively determine priorities to ensure deadlines are met;
  • Work effectively as a member of a team in an environment of competing priorities;
  • A current Working With Children Check and Police Certificate (within 6 months)

Application Instructions

For further information about this position and details on how to apply, please visit www.bega.org.au/employment/current-vacancies and click 'apply for position'.

Find out about Bega Garnbirringu Health Service please visit our website www.bega.org.au

Occupational Therapist | EACH

Summary

Who we are

At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community. Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians, and Family Services.

Who we’re looking for

We are on the lookout for an AHPRA qualified Occupational Therapist (either Grade 1 or 2) to join our School-Aged Therapy Team in Hawker, ACT. As part of our commitment to providing ongoing clinical supervision to staff, EACH can provide support for new or recent graduates, and would also welcome applications from more experienced therapists.

Our ideal candidate will be coordinating and managing a workload with competing priorities, leaning on their knowledge of typical and atypical childhood development. The capacity to engage and form positive relationships with children and engage their families and other supports will be crucial to success in the role, especially throughout the relationships with children with developmental differences.

This role is for maternity leave cover for approximately 12 months, and can be tailored to offer either part-time or full-time employment. 

What you’ll be doing

You'll build relationships with the community as you deliver services at clients' homes, childcare centres, kindergartens and schools to work within the child’s natural settings. Using the social model of health approach, you'll be able to identify goals and provide support and strategies for children aged 7 to18, and their families.

Our client base comprises children, living with a variety of childhood disabilities – predominantly autism, intellectual disability, and delay. Our therapy services are based around a family-centred philosophy, in which all team members collaborate to work towards the goals identified by our clients and their families. This involves face to face therapy services, engaging with families, liaising with service providers and funding bodies, and preparing reports.

Therapy services are provided at school, in homes, at our clinic in Hawker, and via telehealth.

Who you’ll be working with

We are a small but collaborative team! When fully staffed, EACH in the ACT has six therapists, an office administrator and a manager. In everything we do, we are dedicated and committed to providing excellent service to our clients.

What we offer

EACH offers all staff benefits by offering Not for Profit Salary Packaging, a family-friendly workplace strategy, and support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program.

Next steps

We want to know why you would like to come work with EACH and what you can bring to this role. Please attach a cover letter with your resume. 

If you’d like more information about the position, please contact Matthew Hingston matt.hingston@each.com.au or Ph 02 6278 8000

Applications close 12th July 2020

Occupational Therapist | Gold Coast Health

Summary

Occupational Therapist (Child and Youth Mental Health Services – Continuing Care Team) Work Unit/Facility Location Child and Youth Mental Health Services, Robina Remuneration/Salary Rates $72 189 - $99 875 per annum

The Role

An opportunity has become available for an Occupational Therapist (Child and Youth Mental Health Services – Continuing Care Team) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to over 550,000 people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will take responsibility for

  • Managing a highly complex caseload with clinical supervision and support based on the level of individual clinical experience. Provide independent professional knowledge and expertise, including adaptation of standard practices to non-routine or unusual clinical matters, utilising an evidence-based perspective
  • Delivering client-centred individual and group Occupational Therapy services, including occupational assessments and interventions to children and young people presenting with complex and varied mental health, developmental and behavioural difficulties within prescribed legal, ethical and professional obligations using evidence based best practice guidelines and reliable and valid outcome measures
  • Providing a comprehensive and flexible mental health service to children, adolescents and their family/carers including assessment, intervention, treatment planning and evaluation, training, education and research in accordance with professional, ethical, and National Mental Health standards

Requirements for the role

  • The possession of a tertiary degree in Occupational Therapy from a recognised tertiary institution and registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (AHPRA) is a requirement for this role
  • It is a condition of employment in this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against: measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B
  • It is a condition of employment in this role for new employees to GCHHS to undertake a tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required in accordance with the Queensland Health Protocol
  • This position may be required to work across Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

Benefits

  • Career Development
  • Flexible work policies
  • Leave loading
  • Mentoring
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture

Salary information

  • Permanent full time
  • Base salary ranging from $72 189 - $99 875 per annum
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

About the Child and Youth Mental Health Services – Continuing Care Team

The Child and Youth Mental Health Services (CYMHS) Continuing Care Team (CCT) is a multi-disciplinary, multi-speciality team operating across the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service to provide multi-speciality mental health intervention to children and young people (0-25 years). CYMHS CCT is a single team operating over two sites (Robina and Southport) offering ongoing care coordination and therapeutic intervention for children and young people with severe and complex mental health problems. CYMHS CCT works with children, young person and their family and key stakeholders.

GCH is committed to attracting the right people for our organisation. To help us with this we have developed a Core Capability Framework which defines the skills and behaviours required to perform successfully as an organisation.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application by Friday, 3 July 2020.

Job Ad reference: GC347277

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

Enquiries: Catherine Conomos  (07) 5687 9225

Application Details: www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au  

Closing Date:  Friday, 10 July 2020

Occupational Therapist | GV Health

Summary

  • Rural Allied Health Team
  • Grade 2 (VF6 - VF9)
  • Permanent Full Time Reference: 21466

Applications close: 10/07/2020 For enquiries please contact: Jenelle Gannon on (03) 5823 7949

About the role and team

Come and join the GV Health Rural Allied Health Team (RAHT), a team with a well renowned supportive workplace culture with an opportunity to work alongside experienced Occupational Therapists.  You will work autonomously, undertake a varied and diverse workload and provide interventions in predominately home based settings, making a true difference to our client’s independence and well-being. The Occupational Therapist will provide person centred care with an opportunity to:

  • Travel across the Goulburn Valley region working in home and clinic settings
  • Work with clients, carers and families to provide practical solutions to promote independence and safety at home
  • Develop goals and care plans to assist clients to remain at home and active in their local community
  • Complete equipment prescriptions, home modifications, advise on pressure care management/ seating 
  • Work with a diverse range of clients and health conditions
  • Participate in student training programs
  • Participate in service development and quality improvement initiative

To find out more and to apply for the position please visit http://www.gvhealth.org.au/careers/current-vacancies/

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.

What we can offer YOU!

Rural Allied Health Team works from a new multipurpose community-based facility in the CBD of Shepparton with access to a modern well equipped clinical space, fleet vehicles, laptops, smart phones and remote Internet access to assist in the delivery of services within home and community settings to the frail aged and people with a disability (there is no nursing home work).

If you come on board we will provide you with:

  • A comprehensive orientation and learning package
  • Professional learning and development opportunities to support career growth
  • Competitive remuneration, salary packaging, paid maternity and paternity leave and a selection of other great benefits
  • Terrific work/life balance with accrued days off each month
Occupational Therapist | Interface

Summary

Are looking for a change from case management or clinical work? Would you like flexible hours and working from home, excellent remuneration and challenging work with an employer who cares and supports its valued team? This may be the role for you!

Interface are a team of hard-working Medico-Legal Occupational Therapists that are experts in assessing the care needs of individuals. Whilst we do expect you to have 10+ years of clinical experience, you do not need to be experienced in medico-legal assessments. 

This role is for you if:

  • You are willing to travel. Assessments are mainly in the greater Sydney region, but there can be travel throughout NSW and occasionally interstate.
  • You are able to work autonomously. Most of the work is home-based and you will be given the autonomy to manage your own work hours (outside client assessment times).
  • You are looking for flexible work hours. Many of our team members balance part-time clinical work in a hospital setting; others balance the demands of a family.
  • You want to grow professionally and learn from other OTs. Our experience has shown that great medico-legal OTs come from a range of clinical areas and put a high value on professional development.
  • You are curious! Curiosity is one of the most valued attributes of our team. We are genuinely interested in the people we assess and what is impacting their lives.
  • Your report writing ability is envied by many. To really succeed and enjoy medico-legal work, report writing is an invaluable skill. You must be able to write a report that is supported by evidence (clinical and research) and at the same time is easily understood by its readers.

What is involved in each assessment?

  • A thorough review of all available medical information
  • Performing an assessment of the individual’s functional capacity in their home environment
  • Writing a detailed report that comments on an individual’s reasonable and necessary past, present and future equipment/treatment/care needs as well as providing an opinion as to how a claimant can restore functional independence
  • Potentially attending court as an expert witness

If you would like any more information call Kim Love on 1300 852 072 or email kim.love@interface.com.au

Occupational Therapist | Mercy Health

Summary

About the role

The Grade 2 Occupational Therapist will work within a fast-paced multi-disciplinary team to ensure the client’s needs are assessed and met from an Occupational Therapy perspective.

  • Permanent Part Time position, 0.9 EFT available across 2 sites;
  • Werribee Mercy Hospital, Clare Moore Building - a newly built “state of the art” 50 bed Acute Inpatient Unit.
  • Ursula Frayne Centre - a 16 bed Acute Inpatient Mental Health Unit based at Western Hospital, Footscray
  • Option to combine 2 x part roles across the sites or work 1 x Part Time role at one site
  • Develop and coordinate a therapeutic activities programme for clients with a range of mental health diagnoses
  • Undertake ongoing quality improvement initiatives to ensure best outcomes for clients
  • Access to discipline specific supervision and support through the network of occupational therapists within the service
  • Some flexibility with EFT

About you

  • Energy, initiative and a passion to work in the mental health arena
  • Registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist
  • Excellent knowledge, skills and understanding of evidence-based OT specific assessments and interventions in mental health clinical practice
  • Ability to think and act in a person centred, recovery orientated manner
  • Highly developed communication and organisational skills.

To apply for this position, please visit the following link - https://bit.ly/3dYEW70

Applications close Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Occupational Therapist | Mercy Health

Summary

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic, supportive Occupational Therapy department and an expanding public health service that is committed to ensuring high quality, evidence based, safe and effective patient care. The sub-acute Occupational Therapy team comprises Grade 3, grade 2 and grade 1 Occupational Therapists, with Allied Health Asistant support.

This position is an integral part of the Occupational Therapy and Allied Health team in assisting to deliver sustainable, contemporary systems and services to our sub-acute inpatient ward. You will have opportunities to develop your clinical and leadership skills within an embedded supervision and learning framework. Occupational Therapy services at WMH include acute medical and surgical services; GEM and TCP; Health Independence Program; Commonwealth Home support Program; inpatient and community palliative care and hand therapy services.

  • Grade 2 Occupational Therapist- 5 days per week, 12 month maternity leave role, available from 11/08/2020.
  • Based at Werribee Mercy Hospital
  • Sub-acute inpatient Occupational Therapy stream
  • Friendly and supportive team and environment
  • Strong emphasis on actively contributing to the Occupational Therapy service and AH team
  • Culture of learning and leadership development

About you

  • Recognised Degree in Occupational Therapy and current full Occupational Therapy registration with AHPRA.
  • Strong clinical skills and experience relevant to the sub-acute inpatient setting
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership and supervision capabilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and effective communication skills and practices with a high level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Enthusiastic, flexible, team-orientated.

To apply for this position, please visit the following link - https://bit.ly/3insWiR

Applications close Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Occupational Therapist | NSW Department of Education

Summary

Exciting new opportunity to join the Department of Education and assist the Assisted School Travel Program with your Occupational Therapist experience. We’re looking for 1 x Part time or Full Time Opportunity in Wollongong. We’re looking for an Occupational Therapist (Level 3) who can provide specialist advice and training to the Assisted School Travel Program staff, schools and contractors on the multiplicity of issues related to the management of students with complex disabilities in order to provide safe working conditions for contractors and safe travelling conditions for students with unique needs.

About the role

The Occupational Therapist (Level 3) provides specialist advice and training to the Assisted School Travel Program staff, schools and contractors on the multiplicity of issues related to the management of students with complex disabilities in order to provide safe working conditions for contractors and safe travelling conditions for students with unique needs.

Key accountabilities

  • Undertake paediatric occupational therapy assessments, equipment and recommending equipment prescriptions and environmental modifications to support safe transport for students with complex needs.
  • Provide specialist advice and consultancy services to a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Improve the ability of schools, parents and contractors to manage high need students in their safe transportation.
  • Maintain currency of accreditation as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Identify key internal and external stakeholders and partnerships within that group to develop individualised advice on manual handling and other Health and Safety issues for the safe transport of students with ASTP.

Key challenges

  • Providing individual and specific information on the management and handling of students with complex high needs.
  • Working with a diversity of key stakeholders with differing priorities, skill levels, knowledge and understandings to focus on the needs of each student.
  • Building the knowledge and skill set of Program staff, school personnel, contractors and parents in managing assisted travel students.

Contact details:

Neville Bryce – Leader, Education Services (ph 02 4224 9189)

Opening date 29 June 2020

Closing date:  28 July 2020

Occupational Therapist | On Track Occupational Therapy
    

Summary

About Us 

On Track Occupational Therapy is a rehabilitation provider who is quite simply passionate about assisting people to get their independence, health and wellbeing ON TRACK. We believe that understanding about and caring for our health is important. Our goal is to provide people with the resources and education to take control of their own health and wellbeing.

Our areas of expertise

  • Life insurance
  • CTP
  • Aging population

About the role

We are seeking Occupational Therapists to join our teams in the following locations:

NSW – Sydney and Wollongong
WA – Perth
South Australia – Adelaide 

We have positions available in Part-time or contract roles.  You will work in:

  • Case Management
  • Workplace and Ergonomic Assessments
  • Activities of Daily Living Assessments
  • Initial Needs Assessments
  • Rehab and Suitable Duties Plans
  • Functional Assessment

About You 

  • Qualified Occupational Therapist
  • AHPRA Registration
  • Drivers License and access to your own transport
  • Must be autonomous and able to set own scheduling
  • Considerable experience in Clinical and Occupational Rehab Settings would be an advantage
  • A passion for health and wellbeing, injury prevention and assisting people recover or return to work and life routines
  • Strong stakeholder relationship building experience and skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation and report writing skills
  • Ability to coordinate and manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Flexible and approachable
  • The ability to grow our services and build strong relationships with key customers
  • National Police and Working with Children Check
  • Functional Assessment Accreditation preferable (for Sydney Consultant)

Benefits & Culture

  • Competitive rate/salary
  • High degree of work autonomy
  • Fully supportive management team
  • Focus on ongoing training and professional development opportunities internally

Applications Instructions: Submit CV and Cover Letter to Rachael Hay by emailing it to admin@ontrackot.com

For further information, please contact Rachael Hay via email at admin@ontrackot.com, ph 0406 422 311 or visit our website at www.ontrackot.com

Sponsored Advertising - Find out more