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.

Forensic Clinical Specialist Coordinator

Summary

Provide oversight and leadership to a team of forensic specialists across Area Mental Health Services.

  • Full time, ongoing position
  • Based in Clifton Hill
  • Salary: $126,245 pa plus super and salary packaging

Forensicare is the statutory agency responsible for the provision of adult forensic mental health services across Victoria. This position is located at the Community Forensic Mental Health Service (CFMHS) in Clifton Hill, 15 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD. CFMHS is a specialist state-wide agency that works with individuals who have a serious mental health illness and have offended or are at risk of offending.

About the role:

The Forensic Clinical Specialist Program (FCSP) was established in 2010 by the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) and involves the employment of forensic specialists within ten Area Mental Health Services (AMHS), with one position based at Forensicare to coordinate the program. The program aims to support the mental health workforce to better assess, treat, manage and support people with severe mental illness who display, or have the potential for violent and/or high risk offending behaviours. The Coordinator plays a critical role in supporting the work of the specialists across services, and in contributing to the development of the program. The position works closely with DHHS and other key stakeholders such as AMHS, Community Mental Health Support Services (CMHSS), consumers, and the Criminal Justice System.

As the Program Coordinator you will provide oversight  and  leadership  to  ensure  a  consistent  and  standardised  approach  to  the Forensic Clinical Specialist positions in keeping with their specialist functions, as well as provide expert secondary consultation to support the  AMHS Forensic Clinical  Specialists in undertaking complex assessments and development of management plans.

You will also participate in collecting program data and stakeholder feedback and prepare reports accordingly for submission to DHHS.

About you: 

You have a demonstrated ability to undertake comprehensive psychosocial and risk assessments and to plan, implement and evaluate clinical interventions. You work effectively with professionals from multi-disciplinary backgrounds and display a commitment to incorporating consumer perspectives and the recovery approach into service delivery.

Crucial to your success in this role will be your high level interpersonal and communications skills including the ability to consult with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

Mandatory qualifications & registrations:

Relevant tertiary qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate Board or Association as a Registered Nurse, Psychologist, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist.

Benefits:

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

  • Great salary packaging conditions & leave entitlements
  • 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.

How to apply:
For more information about the role contact Anthea Lemphers, A/Executive Director, Community Operations on 0429 531 533.

For a position description and to apply

Closing date for applications: 11.45pm Monday 8 June 2020.

Mental Health Clinician - Family Consult | Northern Area Mental Health Service

Summary

  • Family Consultation Position - Allied Health Grade 2 - Clinical Psychologist / Social Worker / Occupational Therapist / Grade 3 - Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Part Time Fixed Term working 40 hours per fortnight (Monday to Friday) till June 2021
  • Brand new facility - Noogal Clinic (Mill Park)

Life With Us

If you enjoy working with people and their families during some of the most stressful periods of their lives to make a difference, then this job is for you.

 The Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS) provides a comprehensive range of specialist mental health services to people who reside in the local government areas of Darebin and Whittlesea. We offer a team environment that encourages family based approaches to mental health care and one where your experience and skills will be appreciated and respected. 

 Clinical Programs provided by the NAMHS include:

  • Adult Community Services (2 Community Teams)
  • Adult Acute Inpatient Service (50 beds)
  • EMH (including PACER) and Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry Service at the Northern Hospital
  • Community Care Unit
  • Prevention and Recovery Care Service (PARC)

A Job To Be Proud Of

  • Deliver Sessions aimed at Brief Family Crisis Intervention and Assessment and Future Planning
  • Debrief and explore the impact of the crisis on the family as a whole
  • Reduce stress from within the family unit by increasing understanding, developing empathy and the re-enforcing of relational bonds
  • Introduce to relevant information about mental illness, psychiatric crisis, their impact on relationships, information about service systems
  • Act as a conduit to Family Consultation Sessions if consumer commences or remains in receipt of NAMHS treatment and care

Your Contribution

  • Experienced in the provision of brief family interventions where the identified consumer has an identified mental illness
  • Ability to communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers and other service providers
  • Extensive involvement in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • Accurately prepare the appropriate documentation assessments, treatment plans, transition summaries and other forms of documentation
  • Dedicated to working with people and their families during some of the most stressful periods of their lives to make a real and positive difference

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
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research
  • Reward & Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs 

Connect With Us

We know you are out there – connect with us. If you have any questions about your application or you just want to know more about NAMHS, please do not hesitate in contacting Patrick Roe (Manager Community Team North) or visit https://www.nwmh.org.au/

You may even like to arrange a site visit and chat with us over a coffee.

Once you have seen our service and spoken to some of our wonderful team members, you will want to be part of something special and help us make a difference.

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.

Contact:
Patrick Roe or Michael Wilson on 8468 3800

Mental Health Key Clinician | Northern Area Mental Health Service

Summary

  • Allied Health Grade 2 - Clinical Psychologist, Social Worker & Occupational Therapist or Grade 3 - Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Part Time Ongoing Position (48 hours/fortnight) working 7 day rotating roster
  • Brand new facility - Noogal Clinic (Mill Park)

Life With Us

If you enjoy working with people and their families during some of the most stressful periods of their lives to make a difference, then this job is for you.

The Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS) provides a comprehensive range of specialist mental health services to people who reside in the local government areas of Darebin and Whittlesea. We offer a team environment that encourages family based approaches to mental health care and one where your experience and skills will be appreciated and respected.

 Clinical Programs provided by the NAMHS include:

  • Adult Community Services (2 Community Teams)
  • Adult Acute Inpatient Service (50 beds)
  • EMH (including PACER) and Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry Service at the Northern Hospital
  • Community Care Unit
  • Prevention and Recovery Care Service (PARC)

A Job To Be Proud Of

  • Engage and build a therapeutic alliance with the consumer and understand the needs and preferences of the person and their carers/family
  • Provide recovery oriented assessment and intervention in collaboration with people presenting with complex and enduring mental illness
  • Provide time limited goal focused on intensive community-based interventions and outreach support as clinically indicated to consumers and their families
  • Provide discipline specific consultations, assessments and evidence-based interventions to assist in better outcomes for consumers and carers
  • Ability to work collaboratively with consumers, families, carers and other service providers including GP’s and NDIS service providers to support a consistent approach
  • Part Time Ongoing position working 48 hours per fortnight (7 day week rotating roster - AM shifts 8.30 am - 5.00 pm & PM shifts 2.00pm - 10.30pm) with potential scope for more hours.

Your Contribution

  • If you want to work in a team environment that encourages individual, evidence-based approaches to mental health care then we want you.
  • If you enjoy working in an environment where your experience and skills will be appreciated and respected, then this job is for you.
  • Keen to work intensively with consumers on their recovery journey
  • Provide evidenced-based assessments and interventions including linking to meaningful and purposeful activities in the person’s own community
  • Work collaboratively with consumers, families, carers and other service providers including GP’s and NDIS service providers
  • Provide discipline specific evidence based practice and appropriate treatment options as required

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
  • You don’t have to pay exorbitant car parking fees!
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs

Connect With Us

We know you are out there – connect with us! If you have any questions about your application or you just want to know more about NAMHS, please do not hesitate in contacting Patrick Roe (Manager Community Team North) or visit https://www.nwmh.org.au/.

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

 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.

NDIS Registered Practice For Sale – NSW North Coast | Medical Business Brokers

Summary

Medical Business Brokers is exclusively selling this NDIS Registered Occupational Therapy practice on the NSW Mid North Coast. Set is a large provincial town offering excellent lifestyle and living costs. The practice is operated by a single OT who works by choice around 25 hours a week and has built a fast turnover in excess of $100K per annum with profit earnings in excess of $90,000 per annum. Work is being turned away by choice so significant upside exists for an OT to hit the ground running and take this business to the next level.

Occupational Therapist - Clinician | Life Without Barriers

Summary

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers. We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role

This position has a key role in supporting clients with disability, including psycho social disabilities, across our disability programs. The types of clients that seek services from our Occupational Therapist include;

  • Children or adults with disabilities who receive funding through he NDIS, in particular; positive behaviour support planning & specialist behavioural intervention support, assessments (sensory, motor skills, functional) and therapeutic support
  • Assessments such as functional, living skills, wheelchair and home modification assessments
  • Children or adults with Autism, sensory processing issues and poor motor skills

We are seeking to fill this role very flexibly on either a part or full time basis for the successful candidate.  An attractive remuneration package and flexible working arrangements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide clinical knowledge and expertise to Life Without Barriers mental health programs
  • Provide assessments of clients’ cognitive and learning abilities, living skills, emotional, mental health status and behavioural profile.
  • Develop and monitor intervention plans and strategies for people living with complex mental health issues
  • Provide individual or group based interventions where required
  • Provide input and support in relation to transition of clients to National Disability Insurance Scheme. Including assisting with planning and development of skills to build individual capacity.
  • Work Collaboratively with other allied health professionals
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders

Skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy and current registration with the professional body
  • Demonstrated experience in assessing and planning interventions with consumers
  • Sound knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, including eligibility, assessment and planning processes
  • Sound knowledge of the Recovery Framework, and its implications in practice
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing person centred interventions

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact lisa.hurd@lwb.org.au

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA

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 28th June 2021), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Applications will remain current for the twelve months).

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:

H2004WB343103

Application Details:

(07) 4150 2250 or  H2004WB343103

Closing Date:

Thursday, 14th May 2020

Occupational Therapist (Child and Youth Mental Health)  | Queensland Health

Summary

An opportunity has become available for an Occupational Therapist 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 triage, assessment, intervention, treatment planning and evaluation, training, education and research in accordance with professional, ethical, and National Mental Health standards, utilising mental health knowledge in the area of child, youth and families
  • Provision of care delivery in a variety of hospital and community settings including at external venues, consumers home address and at staff based clinic

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
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or the relevant professional board
  • It is a condition of employment in this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: as required by HR Policy B1: measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B

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 p.a.
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.3 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Acute and sub-acute care in hospital and community settings
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle

About Child and Youth Mental Health Services

The Child and Youth Mental Health Access (CYMHS) Team is a multi-disciplinary, multi-specialty team within the Gold Coast Child and Youth Mental Health Services. This team provide ongoing care coordination and therapeutic care for children and young people (0-18 years) with severe and complex mental health problems presenting to a local Emergency Department or within the community. Operating during and after business hours and across multiple Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service sites at Southport and Robina, the aim of the CYMHS Access team is to provide all new service referrals specialist triage, assessments and acute care intervention through a single work unit.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application by Tuesday, 19 May 2020.

Job Ad reference:

GC343787

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

Enquiries:

Ashley Sturm

Closing Date

Tuesday, 19 May 2020.

Occupational Therapist | CareSouth

Summary

Permanent Full-Time role in the Illawarra to join our innovative clinical team We are looking for an individual with:

  • Compassion, patience, creativity, flexibility and enthusiasm to help young people and their families achieve their goals.
  • A holistic mindset to look at the bigger picture when identifying participation barriers.
  • A passion for making a difference in the lives of young people and their families.

Job Ad

CareSouth have an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join the CareSouth Illawarra Clinical team.

The role of an Occupational Therapist requires you to work with young people and their families to support participation in their daily activities, including self-care, leisure, education and social connectedness.

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team which includes psychologists, speech pathologists and social workers. You will be required to complete assessment, both informal and standardized, to identify areas of strength, difficulty and underlying factors contributing to any identified participation difficulties.

You will work with the young person and their network (including families, case workers, teachers and other allied practitioners) to identify solutions to implement environmental recommendations, activity modification, therapies to support skill attainment, and acquisition of low cost equipment.

The successful applicant will have

  1. Demonstrate a commitment to the safety of children, young people and people with a disability.
  2. Tertiary qualifications in allied health or relevant field (occupational therapy).
  3. Registration AHPRA or with the relevant professional association.
  4. Experience working as a clinician.
  5. Demonstrated expert knowledge and skills in a specific clinical specialty.
  6. Knowledge of strengths-based practice, as well as family and person centred approaches.
  7. Experience in working within clinical governance, quality improvement and risk management frameworks.
  8. Experience in critical reflection, applying theoretical frameworks and referring to research and literature to inform clinical practice.
  9. Driver’s licence.
  10. Willing to undergo a National Police Check and (NSW) Working with Children Check clearance and/ (ACT) Working with Vulnerable People card.

Do you want to be a part of something great?

At CareSouth, we recognise that the work you do every day is what makes our organisation great. We want to reward that and be an organisation that you are proud to be a part of. We are here to help you bring your best self to work and take your best self home!

To recognise the work you do we offer

  • 24/7 After Hours Call centre to allow you to leave work at work.
  • Concessional leave, to be taken over the Christmas period.
  • Salary packaging entitlements up to $15,899.
  • Free, confidential and independent Employee Assistance Program.
  • Tailored professional development pathways.
  • 24/7 access to our online eLearning system.
  • A compassionate, supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to be bold, big-hearted and determined.

Applications Close: 17th May 2020

To Apply: Please visit our Careers Page and submit your resume and cover letter addressing the essential criteria above.

https://www.caresouth.org.au/careers/

CareSouth warmly welcomes EVERYONE, irrespective of their ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation or gender identity. We are committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination.

NOTE: Positions are subject to a Working with Children/Vulnerable People clearance and satisfactory National Police Check.

Enquiries to: Christine Gregory Senior Clinician Illawarra, 1300 554 260

Occupational Therapist Level 3 Child & Adolescent Mental Health | NSW Government Health Hunter New England

Summary

You will be an Occupational Therapist looking for a community position with a focus on either Adult or Children and Young People. With prior experience in Mental Health you are dedicated to growing your skills in this area and expanding your skills as part of a multidisciplinary team.

With a population of 20,000 Taree is a popular tourist destination for people that want to get away from it all and enjoy a slower pace of life in beautiful surroundings. If being close to the coast, having a balanced lifestyle and providing excellent mental health care is something that you wish for then you have found just the place to achieve it.

You will be an Occupational Therapist looking for a community position with a focus on either Adult or Children and Young People. With prior experience in Mental Health you are dedicated to growing your skills in this area and expanding your skills as part of a multidisciplinary team.

REQ112259 OT Community Mental Health - https://jobs.health.nsw.gov.au/hnelhd/jobs/occupational-therapist-level-3-community-mental-health-71737

REQ152314 OT Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) - https://jobs.health.nsw.gov.au/hnelhd/jobs/occupational-therapist-level-3-community-mental-health-71767

Occupational Therapists | Flexiwell Group

Summary

Occupational Rehabilitation | We are looking for OTs to join our team!
Brisbane and surrounding suburbs, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Sunshine Coast, Gold Cost, Townsville, Charters Towers and Rockhampton. Flexiwell, aims to change the face of Occupational Health Solutions. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to facilitate achievement of maximal occupational participation and productivity for Australia’s workforce.

Our Purpose

Optimizing occupational health and wellness

Our Mission

To establish Flexiwell as an industry leader that re-invents the occupational health and wellness industry for Australia’s workforce.

About Us

Flexiwell is less than a year old, our small team has been cultivated over the past 12 months to ensure a welcoming and supportive working environment; our plans to grow and expand include the nurturing of this culture. Flexiwell being a new company has many exciting developments planned from an increase in new and innovative service offerings to geographical expansion.

The Opportunity

The Flexiwell Group is expanding which means we are looking for occupational therapists to join us across Queensland, particularly in Brisbane and surrounding suburbs, Ipswich, Toowoomba, Sunshine Coast, Gold Cost, Townsville, Charters Towers and Rockhampton.

Flexiwell provides its services to a range of clients within the life insurance, superannuation, self-insurance, workers compensation, personal injury, government and private sector.

Our Services

  • Initial needs assessments
  • Suitable duties program
  • Worksite assessments
  • Fitness for work assessments
  • Medico-legal assessments
  • Job task analysis
  • Pre-employment screening
  • Educational workshops and training (soft tissue injury management, manual handling)
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Home assessments (equipment, home mods)

You will be responsible for undertaking these services with minimal case management to individuals who have experienced physical or psychological injury.

You will have

  • Registration with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency)
  • Allied Health Qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • Experience in Occupational Rehabilitation (Minimum of 12 months experience is essential)
  • A belief in the importance of participation in work
  • A positive attitude
  • An appreciation for learning and collaborating with others
  • Ability to grow our profile as an occupational rehabilitation provider by building strong connections with customers
  • Current driver’s license and motor vehicle

About the role

  • Casual or Contractor position
  • Payment is dependent on practitioner experience
  • Contracted hours: based on referrals received and practitioner indicated availability

How we support you

Flexiwell enjoys innovative approaches and the contributions of employees to achieve excellence. We encourage people to follow their interests and we do everything possible to support their growth and independence.

The benefits of working with us are as follows

  • Manageable caseloads that promote a work-life balance

  • Professional Development Opportunities to grow and develop

  • A varied caseload that is both challenging and interesting

  • Workplace mentoring from an experienced Occupational Therapist to ensure ongoing support

  • Dedicated marketing and business coaching to grow your personal profile

  • Cross referral opportunities

To apply or learn more about this opportunity, please contact Operations Manager, Amelia St Baker on 0433 032 564 or email amelia@flexiwell.com.au by 10 June 2020.

Stay inspired,

The Flexiwell Team

www.flexiwell.com.au

Occupational Therapists | Vivability

Summary

Vivability is a non-government organization based in Bathurst NSW providing services to people with a disability in the community.

About the role

Working within a multi-disciplinary team, you will be required to provide assessment, intervention and review of outcomes in line with individual clients' NDIS funding. This opportunity will allow you to work within both paediatric and adult settings.

Providing a range of supports around fine and gross motor activities, sensory needs, seating and positioning, home modifications, activities of daily living and carer education. 

Opportunities for clinical supervision to support your ongoing development and improve outcomes for clients. 

This role will also require you to provide support and training to Vivability staff in relevant areas. 

Who we are looking for

We are looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist looking to work in the Bathurst area. This opportunity is open to both part-time and full-time options.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience supporting children and adults using an evidence-based approach.
  • Understanding of NDIS plans and funding model to suitably plan assessments and interventions.
  • High quality reporting and communication skills.
  • Current driver's license.

Contact Kevin Walker on 02 6300 0016 or kevin.walker@vivability.org.au if you would like to know more about this role. 

Public and Professional Panels of Assessors | Queensland Health

Summary

The Queensland Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services is currently seeking applications from persons interested in being appointed as an assessor to the public panel and professional panels of assessors established under the Health Ombudsman Act 2013. Assessors contribute to the Government’s commitment to ensuring public protection, maintaining confidence in the range of health professions and upholding professional standards across Queensland, and assist the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal in dealing with serious disciplinary matters relating to a registered health practitioner. Assessors provide expert advice in response to questions of fact from the judicial members constituting the Tribunal.

Assessors are sought for the following panels:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioners
  • Chinese medicine practitioners
  • Chiropractors
  • Dental hygienists, dental therapists and oral health therapists
  • Dental prosthetists
  • Dentists
  • Medical practitioners
  • Medical radiation practitioners
  • Occupational therapists
  • Optometrists panel of assessors
  • Osteopaths
  • Pharmacists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Podiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Public

The successful applicants:

A person is qualified and eligible for appointment to the public panel only if:

  • they have sufficient experience, knowledge, skills and standing in the community relevant to the functions of assessors
  • they are not a member of a National Health Practitioner Board (National Board), and
  • they are not, nor have been, a health practitioner or registered as a health practitioner.

A person is qualified and eligible for appointment to a professional panel only if:

  • they are registered with a National Board for the profession for which the panel is established
  • they have sufficient experience, knowledge, skills and standing in the community relevant to the functions of assessors
  • they are not a member of a National Board, and
  • they are a registered health practitioner whose registration is effective and is not subject to conditions or undertakings.

For appointment to the professional panels, it is preferable that an individual has at least eight (8) years of recent clinical experience.

Invitation for nominations:

Members of the public are invited to nominate individuals who are qualified and eligible to become a member of the public panel. Eligibility criteria can be obtained from the Application Information Package downloadable from the website below.

Application Details and Further Information:

Applications and nominations are to be submitted online. To review the Application Information Pack and apply for these positions, visit https://www.jobs.davidsonwp.com/page/panels-of-assessors.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, young people, people with disabilities and people from regional areas are encouraged to apply.

There is a preference for Brisbane based assessors, but this should not preclude those living in remote and regionally areas of Queensland from applying.

For a confidential discussion, please contact David Reynolds or David Wilson at Davidson Executive & Boards on 07 3023 1000.

Closing date: midnight AEST, Friday 15 May 2020

Rehabilitation Consultant | Konekt
              

Phone: 0437 124 020
Email: swong@konekt.com.au

Summary

Konekt Workcare’s allied health professionals deliver services and advice to a variety of industries, including government, mining, retail, emergency services, manufacturing, transport, security, hospitality and labour hire.We help our customers across the entire employee lifecycle.

  • Other opportunities in Penrith, Tamworth, Mackay, Cairns and Newcastle
  • Great benefits such as a competitive salary, salary packaging, Bonus pool, PD funding
  • Supportive network of Leaders and Mentors across the health professional
  • Work on varied caseloads between corporate, insurance, government
  • Relocation assistance

The role

  • Utilising your specialist knowledge and skills to conduct assessments such as initial rehabilitation, manual handling training, rehabilitation assessments, workplace assessments and job task analysis
    • Injury Management and rehabilitation consultancy
    • Activities of daily living assessments
    • Physical capacity evaluations
    • Work Health Safety Awareness
    • Clinical / Community Assessments under the NDIS
    • Expertise in home modifications and assistive technology
  • Planning, coordinating and monitoring implementation of Konekt programs including complex case management of same and new (redeployment) employer, advocation and job seeking programs and pre-employment screening
  • Varied and challenging Corp/Insurance and Government caseloads
  • Self-led and results-focused to drive 360 case management - achieving safe and durable Return to Work or optimal function outcomes within case management.

About You

  • Full AHPRA Registration
  • Tertiary education in related discipline
  • Experience in rehabilitation, clinical or occupational health settings is desirable
  • Strong business acumen and the motivation to achieve financial targets
  • Impeccable communication skills and the ability to build relationships with a range of people

For a confidential discussion please call Simone, Talent Acquisition Business Partner on 0437 124 020 or email to swong@konekt.com.au

Senior Occupational Therapist | Forensicare

Summary

  • Part-time (0.6), Ongoing OT3
  • 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:

Based within the Ravenhall Correction Centre Outpatient Service, and with a strong focus on early intervention and prevention. The Senior Occupational Therapist independently plans, implements, evaluates and documents Occupational Therapy assessment and treatment and works as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to promote the benefits of participation and performance in meaningful occupations through liaison, collaboration and consultation with key stakeholders and external service providers.

Duties: 

  • 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.
  • Assess, interpret and intervene to improve occupational performance through identifying individual needs based on functional deficits and strengths, and through promoting occupational choices.
  • Liaise with other staff (both clinical and non-clinical) and services within RCC on the functional impacts of mental health and to promote the capacity of services and opportunities within RCC to support the person in meeting the requirements of their environment
  • Manage the planning, implementation and evaluation of occupational interventions in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team and the Program manager.

Skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport and to work collaboratively, flexibly and responsibly with patients and with all members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to examine own performance, identifying strengths and limitations, to engage constructively in clinical supervision and a commitment to applying knowledge learned to practice.
  • Conceptual understanding of the theories of occupational performance and a commitment to understanding and improving patient functioning through assessment and treatment using occupational models of intervention.

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. 

Sponsored Advertising - Find out more