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Allied Health Professional | Tasmanian Health Service

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

Summary

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

Salary

$90,269 to $100,483 per annum

 

Classification

Allied Health Professional Level 3

 

Award

Allied Health Professional (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2016

 

Period of Employment

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

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

 

Location

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

 

Duties

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

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

 

Essential Requirements

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

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

1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:

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

2.  Identification check

3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

 

Desirable Requirements

  • Current Driver’s Licence

 

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

 

 

 

How to apply

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

This ensures important questions about you are answered. 

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

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

For further information contact

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

Better health and quality of life around Tasmania.

Visit us at www.ths.tas.gov.au

 

Allied Health Professionals | Ambulance Victoria

Summary

Ambulance Victoria (AV) is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the Provision of Mental Health Support Services as part of the Victorian Ambulance Clinicians Unit (VACU) Network of Clinicians.

AV is seeking submissions from allied health professionals to join its Victorian Ambulance Clinicians Unit (VACU) Network. This Network supports the engagement of private practice clinicians through a contractual arrangement with AV, to provide evidence based mental health and wellbeing support services to eligible AV staff and family members.

Private practice clinicians include Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Clinical or Accredited Mental Health Social Workers.

The proposed contract term is for two years with options to extend for up to two years (2 x 12 months). The service commencement date is December 2020.

The EOI is advertised on the Victorian Government tenders website, Buying for Victoria https://www.tenders.vic.gov.au/

Expression of Interest for the Provision of Mental Health Support Services as part of the Victorian Ambulance Clinician Unit (VACU) Network of Clinicians EOI 1783.

To access EOI documentation, you will be asked to register your profile.  It is recommended you reset your password upon receiving the initial registration email).

Tenders Vic technical helpdesk can be contacted on (03) 7005 9777 tenders@dtf.vic.gov.au

Monday to Friday between 9 am and 5 pm AEST if you have any technical problems with the website.

All enquiries are to be forwarded to:

Kerry Duncan
tender.queries@ambulance.vic.gov.au

Available Office Space | Rosella OT

Phone: 0457 206 492
Email: joanne@rosellaot.com.au
Url: http://www.rosellaot.com.au/

Summary

Office space available in Kambah, ACT. Up to 50m2 available. $237.42 per sqm p.a. + GST. Flexible sublet terms and lease.

Community Clinician | Melbourne Health

Summary

  • Clinician FT and 12mth F/T position available
  • Full Time Fixed Term position,80 hours per fortnight including ADO
  • Located at the newly built Melton Health and Community Services centre

Life with Us:

The Mid West Outer Community Team are a welcoming and supportive diverse group of multi-disciplinary clinicians who value the specific contributions of nurses to the treatment of our consumers.  You will have the opportunity to work with clients with a severe mental illness from diverse backgrounds with complex needs in the rapid growing Shire of Melton.  We have relocated and settled into a multi service purpose built health centre where you have the opportunity to alongside Community health and mental health workers, family services and D&A workers.

A Job to Be Proud Of:

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

Your Contribution:

  • Hold a relevant qualification, and display demonstrated skills and experience in the principles and practice of working with people presenting mental health issues especially in the community setting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant evidence based treatment models and interventions for high and low prevalence psychiatric illnesses
  • Advanced knowledge of current medications, side effects and ability to administer and supervise medications for clients with complex needs and from diverse backgrounds

Our Commitment to You:

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

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au

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.

Enquiries: Jane Pinnuck - 0401 600 911 

Community Team 1 Team Leader | Melbourne Health

Summary

  • Team Leader
  • Full Time position,80 hours per fortnight including ADO
  • Based within the Mental Health Team at The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Life with Us:

  • Is a caring, cohesive and dynamic multi-disciplinary team that values the contributions of all of our team members in the recovery of our consumers with challenging and complex mental health presentations as well as to the leadership of our team
  • Community Team 1 also holds the Homeless portfolio for Inner West Area Mental Health Service
  • The Inner West Area Mental Health Service is a vibrant dynamic work environment
  • We are a passionate group of people who love to work hard offering evidenced based services
  • We are based in the Royal Melbourne Hospital and provide an assertive community treatment model of care to our consumer who are based in Melbourne’s CBD and surrounds
  • We specialise in providing consumers with serious mental illness and their carers: assessment, diagnosis and appropriate evidenced based treatment

A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • You will manage a small caseload as well as Team Leader duties
  • Have experience to act up as Program Manager
  • We have good processes and supports in place to help you organise your day and do it well
  • You will be trained up in core and specific evidenced based practices
  • You will be supported by manager and clinical supervisor
  • You will part of a committed, enthusiastic and professional team that strives for the best outcomes for its consumers
  • You will be actively involved in a service in the heart of Melbourne

Your Contribution:

  • You must be qualified as an RPN, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist
  • You must have 5 years of experience in the field of psychiatry
  • You are committed to developing your practice as a professional in clinical mental health
  • You are able to function effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and enjoy working autonomously
  • You are confident in the provision of support and treatment for people experiencing drug and alcohol related issues and their families.
  • Excellent organisation, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in computer software use and information technology on the Microsoft Windows platform and ability to learn new programs and navigate databases.

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
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training, research and career progression.
  • We value work life balance

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au and if you have any questions or want to know more we would love you to connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

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 Erin Rees on 0412199334 or Trevor Carlisle on 0438599076.

Mental Health Clinician, Magistrates Court | Mental Health Advice & Response Service (MHARS)

Summary

  • Full-time, fixed term position (18 months)
  • Multi-disciplinary position (RPN4/SW3/OT3/P3)

Forensicare is the statutory agency responsible for the provision of adult forensic mental health services across Victoria. This position is located at a MHARS Metropolitan Magistrates Court site to be determined. The Mental Health Advice and Response Service (MHARS) operates in eight metropolitan courts: Melbourne, Broadmeadows, Ringwood, Heidelberg, Dandenong, Frankston, Moorabbin and Sunshine.

MHARS provides clinical mental health advice within the court to reduce delays in proceedings and remands, and to improve the appropriateness of mental health interventions and referrals for people appearing before the court. The program enables clinical services to intervene early in the criminal justice process by identifying where individuals charged with an offence and appearing before the court have a mental illness, and by providing timely advice and linkage with treatment providers.

About the role:

The MHARS Clinician will be responsible for delivering services at the MHARS Metropolitan Magistrates Court site and other work sites as required. The position is full time Monday-Friday. As the MHARS Mental Health clinician you will be required to screen, assess and prepare psychiatric reports for the Court and Community Corrections as well as providing advice and consultation regarding mental health referral and treatment options for clients appearing before the court to inform decision making.

About you:

  • A Tertiary Degree level qualification in appropriate Health Sciences; Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatric Nursing or Social Work.
  • Demonstrated experience in mental health within complex service delivery environments including 5 years post registration experience in acute or community psychiatry. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislation, including the Mental Health Act 2014, The Sentencing Act 1991, and the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997. 
  • An understanding of the interface between mental illness and offending behaviour.

How to apply:

For more information about the role contact Greg Swanborough, MHARS Manager on (03) 9947 2500.

For a position description and to apply visit www.forensicare.vic.gov.au/careers/current-vacancies

Closing date for applications: 11.45pm Tuesday 31 March 2020.

Mental Health Key Clinician | Rostered 0.9EFT

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

Summary

  • Mental Health Clinician (OT2, SW2, RPN3)
  • Rostered (working a rotating roster over 7 days) - Part Time 0.9 EFT
  • Provide assessment and treatment to consumers and their families/carers

Life with us:

At NAMHS Hotham street you will find an enthusiastic, friendly, professional group of clinicians of various disciplines. We work hard and we work well as a team. The team respects the professionalism of all staff members and we are encouraged to work autonomously as well as part of our larger team. Professional development is encouraged and supported.

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

A job to be proud of:

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

Your Contribution:

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

Our commitment to you:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NAMHS Hotham Street prides itself in offering a great working environment for all clinicians of all disciplines.

Connect with us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au

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 Name

Janne-Maree Blackman 

Contact Phone

94166300 

Occupational Therapist | Early Childhood Professional

Phone: 02 6882 0599
Email: info@oeci.org.au

Summary

An exciting opportunity awaits an Occupational Therapist to join our team. New graduates are welcome to apply.

OECI is a community based Early Childhood Intervention service & registered NDIS provider in Dubbo. OECI provides a diverse range of services to babies and young children 0-12 years of age with developmental delays & or disabilities residing in Dubbo and the surrounding regional communities.

  • Fulltime/Part time opportunity
  • Dubbo Location
  • Work with a dynamic and innovative interdisciplinary team
  • Flexible working arrangements

The successful applicant will have access to:

  • on the job training,
  • extensive resources,
  • provision of PD&L opportunities,
  • regular mentoring & supervision,
  • salary sacrifice
  • work with an experienced team across the therapy and education disciplines.

Key Responsibilities

As an Occupational Therapist at OECI you will:

  • Provide direct support to children with developmental delays and or disabilities and their families
  • Prepare and submit relevant reports and service data
  • Develop and maintain internal and external working relationships
  • Plan optimal use of time on a day to day basis
  • Research and deliver best practice, evidenced based therapy

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience and passion for working with children with a developmental delay and or disability, building their family’s capacity to respond to the needs of the family implementing family centred, strengths based and reflective practices. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Effective time management and prioritisation skills
  • High standard of written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge / experience working in diverse community settings, promoting inclusion within natural environments
  • Appreciation and understanding of working with children and their families from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Prerequisites:

  • Registration with AHPRA (or eligibility)
  • Current drivers licence
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current National Police Check

Successful applications must be written and include a cover letter expressing your interest, resume and a statement addressing the Essential Criteria and Prerequisites. 2 Referees will be required.

Applications addressed to:

The Secretary
Board of Management
Orana Early Childhood Intervention
PO Box 6204 Dubbo NSW 2830

OR info@oeci.org.au

Applications close: 3.00pm Thursday 9th April 2020.

For further information, please contact Merryn Anderson or Jane Williams – Monday to Friday, 02 6882 0599

Occupational Therapist | Forensicare | Melbourne Assessment Prison

Summary

Great opportunity to be part of Forensicare's OT department

  • Full time ongoing OT3 position
  • Based at Melbourne Assessment Prison, Spencer Street, Melbourne CBD
  • Great salary packaging conditions and leave entitlements

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

Our services are delivered through:

  • Thomas Embling Hospital: a secure mental health hospital
  • Prison mental health services throughout Victoria
  • Community  Forensic Mental Health Service
  • We also work in partnership with Swinburne University of Technology through the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science to deliver a forensic mental health research program, specialist training, and ongoing professional education.

Forensicare's Prison Mental Health Services are currently comprised of the following services provided under a Funding and Healthcare Services Agreement with Justice Health:

  • Melbourne Assessment Prison - a 16-bed Acute Assessment Unit, specialist clinics, outpatient services and a reception assessment program;
  • Dame Phyllis Frost Centre - a 20-bed mental health residential program, outreach support and therapeutic day program for women;
  • Metropolitan Remand Centre – the Mobile Forensic Mental Health Service – mental health assessment, psychological intervention, mental health case management and transitions/pre-release planning for prisoners on remand with severe impaired mental functioning.
  • Consultant psychiatric services and Nurse Practitioner services to the larger state-managed prisons;
  • Satellite psychology services at Barwon prison and Marngoneet Correctional Centre

Occupational Therapists at Forensicare are committed to providing occupationally-focused practice. Clinicians will aim to work collaboratively with consumers and other service providers to support them to identify and address their occupational needs in a strength based, recovery centred manner. Utilising conceptual frameworks and clinical reasoning, we aim to enhance the occupational opportunities, engagement and environments to promote a whole of health care approach, and enable participation and performance in meaningful, purposeful occupations, roles and values. 

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.

Occupational Therapist | Friendly Society Private Hospital

Summary

Do you have a curiosity to learn and want to expand your occupational therapy skills? This is a unique opportunity for either a newly registered or an experienced Occupational Therapist seeking new skills and challenges. This position is based in a hospital setting with private practice services, providing exposure to both inpatients and private practice clientele working with our team of dynamic and passionate Occupational Therapists and diverse Allied Health team. The Friendly Society Private Hospital has become a leading employer of choice with attractive remuneration and benefits. Learn more about why The Friendlies is a great place to work at thefriendlies.org.au

Position Summary

Employment Type: Full time
Employer: Friendly Society Private Hospital
Position classification: Occupational Therapist
Remuneration: $72 943 to $95 321 per annum
Job vacancy ID: JV0454
Closing application date: 6 Weeks 

The Position

This unique skill development opportunity is based in the Friendly Society Private Hospital’s Allied Health Team.  The role encompasses provision of services to both hospital inpatients and private practice services allowing for broad skill exposure.  You will provide expert clinical advice and Occupational Therapy services that enables quality outcomes to maximize the independent living skills and quality of life through the assessment, the development of treatment programs and ongoing treatment evaluation.

  • Career development opportunity
  • Highly sought-after Queensland coastal location
  • Relocation assistance provided

The Location

Bundaberg and the Coral Coast is a thriving regional hub in South-East Queensland, only a short 45-minute flight, or 4 hour drive from Brisbane.  The area lays claim to the internationally renowned Southern Great Barrier Reef, pristine beaches, abundant hinterland & agricultural landscapes, the Bundaberg Rum Distillery, Bundaberg Ginger Beer Factory, Mon Repos Turtle Rookery, and is also the home of the famous aviator Bert Hinkler. 

Some additional notable features of our highly sought after region include a climate second to none, strong business growth, affordable living, modern shopping facilities, plentiful tourism destinations, and diverse economic opportunities.

Bundaberg also offers easy access to a wide variety of services including 3 major hospitals, a large number of quality public and private schools, CQUniversity, TAFE, public transport and an airport within the city limits.

The Friendlies

Affectionately known as The Friendlies, we have become a leading employer of choice due to our friendly and values based culture, as well as our ongoing commitment to staff development and training.  With 76% of our workforce stating that our organisation is ‘Truly a great place to work’ we think we are on the right track!

The Friendly Society Allied Health service encompasses Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Podiatry providing both inpatient and outpatient care.

The Position

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist to work closely with our team of dynamic and passionate Occupational Therapists and diverse Allied Health team.  This unique opportunity in a hospital setting with private practice services, provides the opportunity for broad skill development with exposure to both inpatients and private practice clientele.  You will provide expert clinical advice and Occupational Therapy services that will enable quality outcomes to maximize the independent living skills and quality of life through the assessment, the development of treatment programs and ongoing treatment evaluation.

The Person

Strong emphasis is placed on the applicant’s ability to demonstrate the organisations values of Friendliness, Courage, Compassion, Wisdom and Diligence, and to apply these values in the workplace.

Key Selection Criteria

  1. Bachelor degree of Occupational Therapy
  2. Minimum of 2 years’ Occupational Therapy experience (highly desirable)
  3. Current AHPRA registration
  4. Demonstrated experience with comprehensive Occupational Therapy assessments, equipment prescription, home modifications, ADL assessments, program planning and treatment
  5. Previous exposure to the NDIS scheme and/or paediatrics (highly desirable)
  6. Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with regards to delivering excellent client care

The Benefits

As a part of The Friendlies team, you will enjoy:

  • Attractive salary packaging options and a variety of additional discounts and benefits within our hospital and pharmacies
  • Career development opportunities and commitment to ongoing training, education and professional development
  • Family friendly work environment with professional child care services

URL to Friendlies Website

https://thefriendlies.org.au/careers/current-roles/

Occupational Therapist | Guide Dogs NSW/ACT

Summary

Opportunity to join a much loved charity and support individuals with vision impairment to develop, enhance and maintain independence in their desired activities of daily living.

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is the leading provider in Australia of guide dogs and orientation and mobility services for people with vision loss.  

We are currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our Client Services team in Canberra to provide professional, evidence-based occupational therapy services to support individuals with vision impairment to develop, enhance and maintain independence in their desired activities of daily living.   As a key role in a multi-disciplinary team of experts, you will deliver programs in client homes or community locations.  You will have the opportunity to explore regional Australia and provide services to rural clients that can struggle to access high quality support.  

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ideally 3 years’ or more experience delivering occupational therapy intervention programs;
  • Current registration with AHPRA;
  • Completion of a relevant tertiary qualification in occupational therapy;
  • A sound understanding of client-centred practice;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with clients and others;
  • Ability to work under direction and to be flexible to adapt to varying workloads and caseload demands;
  • Aptitude to work well in a team, as well as independently;
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills;
  • Attention to detail and skills in analysis, planning and problem solving;
  • A current unrestricted drivers licence and good driving record;
  • Willingness to obtain Criminal History and Working with Vulnerable People Checks and
  • Good skills in utilising computer applications and modern technology.

A knowledge of local community support services, NDIS and/or My Aged Care will be highly desirable. Previous experience working with clients with vision impairment would also be well regarded but full training is provided during our structured induction program.  

The successful candidate will have access to the following benefits:

  • A tool of trade car or car allowance;
  • PBI salary packaging
  • Salary Continuance Insurance;
  • Generous leave conditions including Paid Parental Leave and Purchased Leave;
  • Flexible working arrangements including working from home and part-time/flexible hours; and
  • Ongoing professional development and career pathways.

As a much loved charity with access to donor funding, our clients' ability to realise their goals is not limited by their individual finances or government funding options. We are privileged to be able to make difference in the lives of our inspiring clients as they achieve amazing outcomes in their lives.  

For a full list of vacancies and positions descriptions please go to https://www.guidedogs.com.au/jobs.

For further information call Katrina Hawkins on (02) 9412 9443 or email jobs@guidedogs.com.au.

To join our friendly and committed staff please complete the application at https://applynow.net.au/jobs/GDNA6

Occupational Therapist | GV Health

Summary

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.

Rural Allied Health Team
Grade 2 (VF6 - VF9)
Permanent Full Time
Reference: 20259
Applications close: 29/03/2020
For enquiries please contact: Jenelle Gannon on (03) 5823 7949

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

About GV Health

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

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

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


About Shepparton

To find out more about Shepparton and the local area please visit the Travel Victoria website http://www.travelvictoria.com.au/shepparton/

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

Occupational Therapist | JK Corporate Resourcing

Summary

JK Corporate Resourcing was established in 2012 becoming a leader in the delivery of quality assessments and case management of clients who are in the workers compensation scheme as well as corporate health. In 2016 JK Corporate Resourcing became accredited with the NDIS, delivering services to Australians living with a disability. In 2020 JK Corporate Resourcing was successful in becoming a panel member for RTW Services for WorkCover Qld. JK Corporate Resourcing delivers services Australia wide and has a team of qualified Consultants who enjoy providing personalised, professional services including assessments, career planning, mediation and counselling to restore the client's life.

We are looking for contractors who are fully registered as Occupational Therapists to work across all areas of Qld, especially regional and far north Qld. We are seeking individuals who are looking to do one of assessments (including functional assessments, ADL's, WSAx and Ergonomic Assessments) as well as ongoing case management.

Experience with Workers Compensation is preferred but not essential. We are looking for results driven individuals who want to join our growing organisation and who welcome ongoing learning, support and financial reward for good work.

Our contractors have the benefit of full administrative support, the use of professional offices and ongoing support from the Managing Director. The work spans across the state and involves face to face as well as remote case management.

Interested parties, please forward your resume to: admin@jkcorporateresourcing.com.au

Occupational Therapist | Montefiore

Phone: 02 8345 9245
Url: https://www.montefiore.org.au/

Summary

Montefiore is currently seeking a suitably qualified Occupational Therapist to join our inter-disciplinary team at our residential aged care home based at Hunters Hill on a fixed-term full-time basis.

  • Hunters Hill location
  • Work within a diverse and experienced inter-disciplinary team
  • Fixed Term Full-Time position

The team at Montefiore include many different healthcare professionals such as Physiotherapists, Speech Pathologists, a Dietitian, Podiatrist and Therapy Assistants. Together, the team and the organisation are working to exceed the standards of aged care provision in Australia.

The position offered is a fixed term position until February 2021. The occupational therapy position is a diverse role within a supportive environment that strives to provide excellence in care.

The main attributes required are a caring nature, good team-work, a practical approach to problem solving, efficient time management, excellent communication skills and a passion for aged care.

We have an extensive program of in-service education and will encourage and support professional development. This is a great place to work, to learn and to be part of a genuine team approach. Facilities include extensive equipment, a pool and a large rehabilitation gym.

Essential criteria:

  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy with current registration as an Occupational Therapist with APHRA
  • Experience with pressure area care, cognitive/dementia screening tools (ACL desirable), seating and wheelchair prescription, functional assessments, falls prevention and equipment prescription
  • Efficient time management and priority setting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work well within a team
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently
  • Ability to work across sites as required
  • Current NSW drivers licence and own well maintained transport

Desirable:

  • Experience with complex behaviour support, splinting, group settings, pain management and palliative care

We Offer:

As an industry leading provider who consistently strives to be recognised as an Employer of Choice, we actively support the development of our staff through extensive training opportunities.

The successful candidate will also receive:

  • Generous Salary Packaging Options
  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • A staff meal daily
  • A staff Rewards & Recognition Program that includes regular staff BBQs and an end of year party
  • Well-resourced and maintained work environments

To find out more about what we do and to apply, visit https://montefiore.org.au

Applications close: 5 April 2020

For a confidential discussion, please contact Nicola Ross, People & Culture Advisor, on 02 8345 9245

Please note that applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date. As such, the closing date is subject to change without notice.

Occupational Therapist | Rehabilitation Consultant

Summary

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

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

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

We are seeking passionate and driven Occupational Therapists across the country to join our expanding national footprint!

The Procare Group is a leading, national provider of insurance industry services, with key customers incl. major insurers & ASX 100 corporations. Our national services include Injury Management, Investigations, Claims & Risk, Training & Recruitment. Our success is reflected in our strong client base, sustained growth & excellent staff retention, affording a positive combination of job security and career progression.

We currently have opportunities nationally for Occupational Therapists who are looking to make the move from a clinical setting into Occupational Rehabilitation or OT’s looking to move across to a leading provider!  We are also interested in hearing from contractors seeking additional hours.  
 
Unlike other providers, we offer a real and demonstrated commitment to flexibility and to tailor roles to suit the strengths, interests and life stages of our staff, in order to reward and retain our committed performers. We offer higher than market remuneration, real flexibility, a positive and friendly working culture and the opportunity to develop and diversify according to your interests.  

Day to day you will be providing the following:

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

We offer above market salaries, flexibility & fun office environments. We offer our staff individualised role progression to retain & reward talented performers with ongoing opportunities for career development incl. projects, quality and/or customer account management.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Occupational Therapist;
  • Relevant registration with professional body;
  • Injury management or Comcare experience highly desirable;
  • Strong attention to detail, critical thinking & problem solving;
  • Honesty, integrity, a good team attitude & positive approach;
  • Genuine commitment to continuous improvement.     

If you would like an exciting opportunity, have the drive to succeed and take pride in providing a high-quality service, this would be a fantastic opportunity for you!

We offer:

  • Competitive remuneration package;
  • Generous incentive scheme;
  • Laptop & IPhone;
  • Our commitment to your work life balance;
  • Genuine & friendly working culture including regular staff social events and awards;
  • Work with prestigious clients incl. ASX 100 companies;
  • Ongoing opportunities as our company expands; &
  • Ongoing opportunities for career progression to a National level.

 
For more information contact our careers team careers@procaregroup.com.au or call us on 02 9086 8000

Visit our website https://www.procaregroup.com.au/ 

Occupational Therapist | Speech Pathologist | HRRA

Summary

Are you a qualified Occupational Therapist or Speech Pathologist? Are you interested in a new career opportunity with a unique twist?

About Our Organisation

Horizons Respite and Recreation Association Inc. (HRRA Inc.) supports individuals with disabilities to achieve their potential. Our organisation supports over 60 individuals in our community, with a range of intellectual and physical disabilities – and a diverse variety of individual talents. Horizons was established over 20 years ago by a group of parents of children with high support needs who were left with inadequate suitable and engaging support options after completing school.  As we continue to grow as an organisation, services that realise each unique, individual’s potential and providing engaging and meaningful activities is at the forefront of what we do.

Our No Boundaries Sensory Unit is a purpose-built, therapeutic, multi-sensory environment. Here we deliver programs and sessions focused on communication and sensory exploration. We support participants to develop skills and have fun in an environment they can actively engage within and control.

Premises are located by the beach in Margate, QLD.

About the Opportunity

This is a unique opportunity for a passionate, confident, motivated professional to join our expanding team.

As a Therapy Facilitator you will deliver sessions in our Sensory Unit with participants in a 1:1 or small group capacity. You will work directly with adults with disabilities to encourage and support them to achieve their potential and have fun during their sessions. Reporting to capture progress, achievements and make recommendations is a key component of this position.

This is a brand new position for our Sensory Unit, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to shape and explore the impact of sensory therapy on participants’ communication, behaviour and wellbeing. They will bring their education, knowledge and experience to innovate and expand the outcome of our services.

The position is part time, three days per week. Hours each day does have flexibility and can be discussed. Opportunity to develop to full time position.

Skills, Experience and Knowledge

  • A qualification fields of Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy or Health Sciences. Students currently studying in one of these fields will be considered upon application. 
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities, particularly those with complex to high support needs
  • Experience with Assistive Technology, including Tobii Eye Gaze and Proloquo2Go
  • Tech savvy
  • Ability to work cohesively in a team as well as autonomously
  • Positive Notice Card (Blue and Yellow)
  • Senior First Aid and Provide CPR certificates

Added Benefits

  • Supportive, fun workplace environment
  • Salary sacrificing opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Waterfront location
  • Free parking

To Apply

If you have any questions regarding this position please contact Stacey Maticic on 07 3283 7460. To express your interest in this position please provide a resume and cover letter to Stacey (staceym@horizonsinc.com.au).

 

Occupational Therapist | Tasmanian Health Service

Summary

Would you like to work in the largest public teaching hospital in Tasmania, the Royal Hobart Hospital, if so this is the opportunity for you. We have rotational roles in acute rehabilitation, sub-acute settings, medical inpatient, and surgical inpatient caseloads.

We have permanent and fixed term positions available.

As an Occupational Therapist you are expected to draw on your clinical skills and knowledge to provide client centred therapy to address the client’s occupational goals.  You will have an opportunity to rotate into different clinical caseloads and will be supported through a structured supervision program and professional development opportunities.

The Tasmanian Health Service delivers community, outpatient and hospital services including the Royal Hobart Hospital, the largest teaching Hospital in Tasmania.  The Occupational Therapy Service has 70+ team members including occupational therapists and assistants, play specialists, diversional therapist, carpenter and administration officers.

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) has undertaken a major redevelopment and will shortly open a modern ten-storey inpatient precinct known as “K-Block”.  This state-of-the-art facility will transform the way health care services are delivered and vastly improve the patient experience.

Tasmania has much to offer in way of lifestyle.  Whether its food, art, nature, wine, sports or social activities you desire, you can find it here in Tasmania. Look up some of our choice activities:  Dark Mofo, MONA, Taste of Tasmania, Mountain Bike Parks, Festival of Voices, AFL, and Falls Festival, or go to https://www.discovertasmania.com.au/what-to-do/events to find out more about what’s on in Tasmania.

Applications:

We encourage you to contact Rowan Castle on 0407 518 804 or via rowan.castle@ths.tas.gov.au for more details about the position. 

Statement of duties, information on salary and application form can be found at:  (close Wednesday 29 March): https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1042561/occupational-therapist-508249

Occupational Therapist | Therapy Pro

Summary

All experience levels are welcome to apply, from recent graduates to well-established clinical professionals. Benefits incl. relocation assistance.

About the Organisation

Therapy Pro is a mobile service providing high quality therapy assessments & services for children and adults, making a difference in people’s lives. They offer an innovative approach to providing high quality therapeutic services and training across the whole of allied health services, including Psychology, Occupational Therapy (paediatric and adult), Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Pathology and Social Work.

About the Opportunity

Due to ongoing growth, Therapy Pro now has multiple opportunities for passionate and dedicated Occupational Therapists to join their team based in Ipswich, South Brisbane and surrounding areas on a full-time or part-time basis. Candidates of all experience levels are welcome to apply, from recent graduates to well-established clinical professionals. You will be working from home between the hours of 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday, with regular daytime travel to clients.

In these roles, you will primarily be responsible for providing home-based occupational therapy assessment and intervention services to people who require OT services.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly attractive salary circa, commensurate with your skills and experience, plus super. 

Therapy Pro is dedicated to providing ongoing career improvement for all staff and a regular access to a range of professional support; including discipline specific supervision, peer support, and access to performance coaching to ensure you are the best therapist you can be PLUS an annual $4,000 allowance for professional development! We also have a graduate program and access to mentorships when you start! Therapy Pro is a full-service business that includes occupational therapists, psychologists and speech pathologists.

Additionally, Therapy Pro offers a supportive & friendly team environment, with flexible hours to suit your lifestyle and professional indemnity insurance coverage!

Occupational Therapist | Total Therapy Solutions

Phone: 0401 882 228
Email: melissa@totaltherapy.co
Url: www.totaltherapy.co

Summary

Are you looking for a job that has the flexibility of Private Practice but with the support of a team?

Total Therapy Solutions wants to hear from you if you’re seeking a full-time or part-time Occupational Therapy position. If you have passion to provide good quality Occupational Therapy services and are willing to be autonomous and self-motivated (but supported by a senior Occupational Therapist), this would be an exciting job for you. You would be providing services within the Limestone Coast Region of South Australia.

Total Therapy Solutions is an Allied Health team who offers Occupational Therapy services to the entire Limestone Coast. We deliver a wide variety of Occupational Therapy services, which gives you an opportunity to be flexible in meeting your interests and experience. Given the area covered, the position offers flexibility of where you can be based. Currently preference would be given to someone willing to be located in Mount Gambier with the right skill mix. You will be providing Occupational Therapy services to clients in accordance with their individual needs, barriers and interests.

What you need:

  • 12 months experience as a qualified OT and a Current practising Certificate as an Occupational Therapist with AHPRA
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence and willing to drive
  • Experience in assessing and evaluating functional needs of clients
  • Excellent professional and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and electronic) are a must
  • Willingness to monitor processes and standards to ensure excellent clinical customer service to clients.

Why should you make the move to Total Therapy Solutions?? Because we offer:

  • An above average salary package including a vehicle
  • Supportive and friendly working environment
  • Flexible work arrangements = work/life balance
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • A great team spirit

Base Salary $73,000 - $105,000 FTE plus Super and benefits

If you want to meet the team, you will find our details at www.totaltherapy.co

Please email applications to melissa@totaltherapy.co or call Melissa on 0401 882 228 for enquiries.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and be willing to undertake DCSI screenings.

Phone: 0401 882 228
Email: melissa@totaltherapy.co
URL: www.totaltherapy.co

Occupational Therapists | APM
          

Summary

APM is the largest human services business in the world, with more than 6,000 employees throughout 10 countries. We understand that prevention and proactive management of injuries in the workplace is critically important to organisations. We work with employers and their staff to minimise the personal and business impact of injuries, illness and disability through prevention, rehabilitation and training. As we are one of the largest in Australia at what we do and are continuing to grow, you can be assured of a long, varied and interesting career across any of the brands in the APM group.

Who are we looking for?

We are a rapidly growing business and are looking for multiple Occupational Therapists to join us in various locations across Australia – Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin, Sydney & Tasmania.

As an Occupational Therapist based in one of our offices, you will provide case management and specialised assessments on a full time or part-time basis to assist people with injury/illness in their return to work. Services may include ergonomic, functional and home assessment services. You may also undertake pre-employment assessment services.

For these roles we are happy to consider recent graduates through to senior, experienced professionals.

Day in the life of an APM consultant

  • Work alongside Government Agencies, Employers and Insurers to provide various services
  • Work with a variety of clients to prepare, plan and deliver consulting services
  • Conduct initial assessments and develop return to work plans
  • Undertake case reviews with medical and health professionals
  • Manage and demonstrate personal high service delivery standards

What you will need to join our team?

  • You will be a fully Accredited Health Professional
  • Previous exposure to Occupational Rehabilitation desired but not essential
  • Current Driver's Licence and car
  • Australian Citizenship/PR

Why you want to join us at APM?

  • Competitive Salary on offer
  • Laptop and Smart phone
  • Vehicle and airline club salary sacrifice options
  • Discounted health insurance and leisure travel
  • Ongoing training, career progression and professional development
  • A range of National options to have career secondments or make a future career move across our various divisions (APM/Konekt/Assessment Services)
  • Structured mentorship on offer for New/Recent Grads

As part of the APM group, APM Workcare offers its employees great opportunities for personal and professional growth and development. Coupled with a competitive remuneration package, our job vacancies present a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to have a challenging and rewarding career with a company that truly values its people.

As we are a nationally based organisation and actively support career change and secondments; with this in mind, we are keen to hear from people who may be looking for a change of scenery and would consider a move to Canberra, Darwin or Tasmania on a 1 or 2 year contract. Re-location assistance both ways would be provided with the view of us then transferring you back to a role in the city of your choice. This is a great opportunity working with varied & interesting new clients. Experience a different part of Australia on the terms that suit your lifestyle with a highly attractive salary!

What are you waiting for?

For a confidential discussion or for more information, please call Sharon McConville on 0455 956 518 or email sharon.mcconville@apm.net.au

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