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Exciting Opportunity Available In Country Victoria

Summary
We are looking for a qualified Occupational Therapist to join our multi-disciplinary team in Shepparton, Victoria.
GVDC is an allied health clinic providing assessment and support services for individuals, couples, families, schools and other organisations. We provide these services to people of all ages, across their lifespan.
We are an innovative and flexible workplace, willing to negotiate hours based on the successful applicant’s availability and our current need for service provision.
Previous experience in private practice is not required because we are here to support you every step of the way, leaving you free to focus on your clients.

GV Developmental Clinic is looking for a full (or part time) Occupational Therapist willing to join our busy team in Shepparton, Victoria. The practice provides a range of best-practice psychology and occupational therapy services to children, adolescents and adults. Staff and student support services are also provided to local schools. We are currently NDIS registered.

The assessment of neurodevelopmental and associated, comorbid disorders is a particular focus of our clinic and the successful candidate is expected to have experience in the provision of these services. Previous experience working in a multidisciplinary setting would also be beneficial (although not essential).

The terms and conditions of employment are set out in the Health Professionals & Support Services Award 2010 [MA000027] and all applicable legislation. Remuneration will be based on relevant qualifications and experience, as per the Award.

Mandatory requirements include:   

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Registration with AHPRA
  • Current certificate of professional liability insurance
  • Experience working with children on the Autism Spectrum
  • Current driver’s licence and own transport
  • Current satisfactory Police Check (dated within the last 12 months)
  • Current Working with Children ID 
  • 2 professional referees

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who is looking for a new challenge outside of the Metropolitan area. Shepparton is ideally located just 2 hours’ drive from Melbourne’s bustling CBD, 2 hours from the stunning snowfields of the Alpine National Park and 1 hour from the beautiful Murray River at Echuca-Moama. Local attractions also include a multitude of restaurants, wineries, arts and music events and first-class sporting facilities. To find out more about our region, please go to: http://greatershepparton.com.au/visitors/attractions

For more information about our clinic and a detailed position description please go to: https://www.gvdevelopmentalclinic.com.au

For further enquiries or to apply, please email an up-to-date CV by August 30th to:
E: sacha@gvdc.com.au
Ph: 03 5858 1757
Address: PO Box 880, Shepparton, Vic 3630

NSW Graduate Program 2019/20
New South Wales

Summary

Are you a new graduate wondering what the next step is? Entering the workforce can be scary. Here at Better Rehabilitation, we are committed to supporting you throughout your transition into full-time work, Occupational Therapy, and the varied nature of the NDIS. Our NSW locations include Bankstown, Penrith, Wollongong, Castle Hill and Eastern Sydney.


At Better Rehabilitation, we are people people. We are committed to supporting people of all ages living with a disability or neurological disorder. This commitment has benchmarked Better Rehabilitation as a premium NDIS provider, and to continue leading the movement of lifelong journeys for participants and staff alike, we are looking for passionate and caring Occupational Therapist Graduates to support people to live their best lives. 

You will be onboarded with the eventual goal of providing assessment and rehabilitation Occupational Therapy services across a varied caseload ranging from Paediatric to adult clients all with differing neurological and disability conditions. This is a great opportunity to practice with a generalist scope, with options to specialise in your favourite area as you learn and grow. You will be working with clients and their families and caregivers, many of whom will have NDIS funding.

We Value You:

Without you, there is no us. In order to provide the best support possible to our clients, we need to empower our Graduate Cohort by providing workplace autonomy, flexibility, structured training and development initiatives, as well as strong opportunities for career progression. As a new Graduate, our onboarding includes:

  • A comprehensive introduction to full-time work, Community OT, the NDIS and all the pieces in between
  • A mentoring buddy to support your journey. Your mentor will continue to support you beyond the conclusion of the official program
  • Clinician shadowing opportunities within our multi-disciplinary team
  • The opportunity to have your own caseload of participants by the halfway point of the program, with the remaining three months left for you to grow your skills in areas of interest.

On top of this our policies include:

Training and Development:

Our Graduate Program is not just a graduate intake. The Program takes a different approach to our regular recruitment processes to provide those new to the workforce with the upmost training and support.

You can learn more about our program at our information evenings which will be held later this year. Some of the training and support available to all staff include:

  • Access to industry leaders for structured on-the-job training, including weekly clinical supervision, onsite in-services and formal and informal feedback sessions.
  • An inter-disciplinary, internal mentoring program focusing on the holistic picture of your career
  • Access to our regularly updated Professional Development Calendar to promote continuous learning in areas of interest.
  • 4 days’ study leave each year as well as company financial support to attend external courses and events in areas that you are passionate about
  • Our policy is to promote internally where possible. You will be informed about our internal pathways and coached to achieve your career goals with us

Supporting You through Work and Life:

  • Our organisational structure is split into clinical and operational departments. Our caring non-clinical divisions of human resources, administration, information technology, marketing and customer service remove the obstacles for you, so that you can focus on what matters to you most
  • 8 weeks paid parental leave, interstate relocation opportunities, and long-term unpaid leave to pursue interests and events outside of work without breaking your continuity of service
  • Access to external professional services for mental & emotional wellbeing through EAP, our confidential counselling support service
  • Regular team bonding and graduate events
  • Access to flexible working arrangements to enable you to balance life and work

What we are Looking For:

We recruit on the philosophy of once a Better Rehabber, always a Better Rehabber. This means we have a strong focus on personality, cultural fit and long-term career potential. After all, we are a movement, and this is a career, not just a job. If you meet the below criteria, we would love to speak with you:

  • You are a final year student graduating in 2019 or a recent graduate
  • You are driven, autonomous and passionate about pursuing your life and career goals
  • You are a people person and want to be a part of something bigger
  • You are adaptable, professional and a strong communicator
  • You are willing to learn and have an interest in the NDIS field
  • You have your own car and valid driver’s licence
  • You are willing to obtain your AHPRA
  • You can provide evidence of:
    • Police Check
    • Working with Children Check

Contact Details

If you think the Better Rehabilitation Graduate Program is for you, please email myfuture@betterrehabilitation.com.au with a covering letter and CV. We are taking a rolling recruitment approach to this competitive program, so we recommend applying early to have the best chance at securing a place.

To learn more about Better Rehabilitation, please visit our website: https://betterrehabilitation.com.au/

Questions? To have a confidential conversation about your career, call Annie on 0434 746 844.

Occupational Therapist
South Australia

Summary

An exceptional opportunity is presented to work in an environment that allows the scope to work innovatively with clients throughout the Riverland and Mallee for their health and wellbeing.


  • Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network - Riverland Community Health Services, Berri
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $90,046 - $104,475 pa - AHP2 - Temp F/T (up to 8 May 2020)

An exceptional opportunity is presented to work in an environment that allows the scope to work innovatively with clients throughout the Riverland and Mallee for their health and wellbeing. As part of a cohesive Community Health Team that supports, nurtures and extends career pathways, you will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of health services, appropriate to the needs of the local community. Utilising a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy and evaluation approaches, you will provide a high quality professional occupational therapy service to clients and carers. You will undertake complex assessments for clients to remain safely in their home and conduct clinical and consultative assessments for equipment for clients. In addition, you will have fantastic time management for assessments to save bed days for clients to be discharged from hospital to home. 

You must hold a recognised qualification within the Occupational Therapy profession and be eligible for membership of the Occupational Therapy Board of South Australia. In addition, you must hold a current Australian VISA and AHPRA registration and bring demonstrated competence in contemporary in Allied Health Occupational Therapy. Past history will display experience in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating appropriate preventative strategies and community development approaches, which address the identified health needs of clients. Having worked in collaboration with various service providers within and outside of the organisation in assessing client needs, planning, implementing, coordinating appropriate service delivery options and promoting continuity and consistency of care, you will have excellent communication skills for team environment.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

Applications close: 23 August 2019

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 686997

Contact:  Bridgette McKenzie
0477 314 217   bridgette.mckenzie@sa.gov.au

Occupational Therapist | Back2Work Health Specialists
New South Wales

Phone: 1300 30 28 11
Email: Imogen.egan@back2work.com.au
Url: www.back2work.com.au

Summary

The Better Health Generation is looking for Occupational Therapists all across Australia to work for our brand Back2Work, Aim2WorkUK and Care2. Email imogen.egan@back2work.com.au for Australian & UK opportunities.



Back2Work is looking for an AHPRA Registered Occupational Therapist to join our team in Western Sydney (Areas including Seven Hills, Blacktown, & Fairfield) where you will have the opportunity to work across our employment focused teams. Your interventions will be hands on O.T, empowering clients from all walks or life to achieve their employment goals and maximise their independence.



Must have access to a motor vehicle and a current, unrestricted drivers licence.


DO YOU ENJOY:

  • Assisting clients to achieve their goals
  • Lateral thinking and Problem Solving
  • Seeing real employment outcomes from intervention
  • Using a broad range of interventions to assist vulnerable & deserving clients

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are now looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our team in Western Sydney (Areas including Seven Hills, Blacktown, & Fairfield) where you will have the opportunity to work across our employment teams. Your interventions will be hands on O.T, empowering your clients to achieve their goals and maximise their independence. You will work with clients from all walks of life, with a broad range of abilities.

ABOUT US

Back2Work are a team of health professionals dedicated to supporting the goal of employment attainment for some of the most disadvantaged and worthy people in our community. Back2Work have a genuine national footprint, over a decade of evidence in support of a ‘work first’ intervention frame work and proven results in changing lives. 

In conjunction with our trading partners you will develop and implement strategies designed for participants to leverage strengths and self supports to secure the goal and privileges of employment attainment.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy, with AHPRA registration
  • Passion for helping a diverse range of vulnerable clients
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as autonomously
  • Demonstrated previous work experience in the area of employment services or occupational rehabilitation is highly regarded
  • Current and unrestricted drivers licence


YOU WILL ENJOY

We are passionate about learning and development, and offer:

  • A supportive team with structured supervision 
  • Induction training and ongoing support.
  • We encourage career development, promotion, academic and research opportunities
  • All of the Business tools
  • An Above Market salary
     

If you would like to apply for this role please email your resume to imogen.egan@back2work.com.au. If you would like to know more about this opportunity please call Imogen for a confidential discussion on: 1300 30 28 11

https://www.back2work.com.au/
https://thebetterhealthgeneration.com.au/

No recruitment agencies please.

Occupational Therapist | cohealth
Braybrook, Victoria

Summary

We have a fantastic opportunity for a passionate and experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team and help deliver exceptional services to our clients!


Part Time Role (0.6 EFT)
Fixed term until June 2020
Based in Braybrook

About the role

This role is responsible for quality community-based services to individuals and groups. This includes home and centre based assessment, living skills training and management of clients with a wide range of medical conditions, disabilities, older people and their carers. Service is provided using health promoting and active service models and self-management strategies. Liaison with external organisations for comprehensive and effective follow-up for consumers is a key part of the role. The successful applicant will be responsible for community care in accordance with current best practice and the strategic directions of cohealth.

About you

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Registration with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency);
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse range of clients and co-workers, as well as a strong ability to work independently;
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience in developing, implementing and evaluating a range of preventative and community education/health promotion programs;
  • An understanding and commitment to the principles of community health and chronic disease management; and
  • A commitment to professional development and constant quality improvement.

So why cohealth?

cohealth is a human rights based health organisation and we value social equity, courage, inquiry and innovation and respect. In this role you will have an opportunity to bring these values to life.

You will enjoy a range of staff benefits including several options of flexible working arrangements and salary packaging which can significantly increase your take home pay and most importantly, job satisfaction!

Who is cohealth?

For more information about cohealth and the services provided, please visit our website: www.cohealth.org.au

This position will be paid under the Victorian Stand-Alone Community Health Centres Allied Health Professionals Enterprise Agreement, Classification Occupational Therapist Grade 2 (Year dependent on experience)..

Additional information can be obtained by reviewing the attached position description.

Applications close on 22nd August 2019 @ 10PM.

People accepting employment with cohealth are unable to access our services, some exemptions may apply.

Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number and criminal record history check)

To apply for this job go to: www.cohealthcareers.org.au/Jobs/ & enter ref code: 4814699. Applications close 22 August 2019.

Occupational Therapist | Essential Rehab
Queensland

Summary

Are you an Occupational Therapist ready to take on the challenge?



We are searching for an exceptional team player with a high level of energy and passion who thrives on helping others.



We are a growing Queensland team of engaged and passionate practitioners who provide services to individuals, businesses and insurance providers through the provision of quality assessments and guidance to assist with workplace health and vocational rehabilitation processes (injury management, return to work, and injury prevention). Our therapists assist individuals in their workplace, home, and community areas enabling them to gain/maintain independence, recover from injury/surgery.


Our Vision through our values

We live and work by our values of “Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence, Safety, Communication”- when we strive to live by these we can connect with our clients with transparency and purpose to make a difference in the lives of others everyday.

We also aim to provide individuals, businesses and insurers the support required to ensure safe, effective and sustainable return to work programs which also assist individuals in obtaining independence back into their lives.

What you will be doing

With immediate permanent full-time and part-time opportunities available in South East Queensland (Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast) and Far North Queensland (Cairns and surrounds) a day in the life here at Essential Rehab will see you:

  • Have flexible work hours to suit our ever dynamic personal and work lives;
  • Provide comprehensive vocational and functional assessments and solutions to clients (individuals, businesses and insurers);
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with individuals, rehabilitation coordinators, businesses/management, families, insurance providers and other healthcare professionals;
  • Provide a high standard of clinical care and assessment to achieve identified goals and health/return to work outcomes;
  • Develop and implement programs to achieve goals such as Suitable Duties Programs, Exercise Programs, etc.;
  • Develop and implement workplace health solutions and training programs to achieve and assist with injury prevention, risk reduction and re-design;
  • Ability to access and use a shared company vehicle (Brisbane based).

Our ideal Essential Therapist would be  

  • An exceptional team player with a high level of energy and passion that thrives on helping others.
  • The ability to work autonomously or in a team environment with problem-solving skills;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills including writing reports and case notes;
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills. 
  • Strong rapport building skills

As an Allied Health Professional, you will have:

  • A minimum Allied Health Bachelor degree or equivalent (Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Exercise Physiologist)
  • Current or eligible for AHPRA registration
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • A Valid driver's licence with access to a comprehensively insured company vehicle

Desirable things (that we can work on also):

  • Experience working within a mobile or community environment;
  • Experience working within the Workers Compensation Schemes (WorkCover Queensland particularly), Insurance (CPD/life-insurance), or community environment;
  • White construction card;
  • Working with Children Blue Card or equivalent.

Our commitment to you

Inspiring our people to feel their work has more meaning than just a job goes to the very heart of Essential Rehab. We are committed to our investment in building and maintaining a great collaborative company culture.  As a valued member of our team, some of the key benefits you will have access to include:

  • Learning and development opportunities plus regular Essential team sessions where you can share knowledge and grow your skills
  • A team right behind you to help out with the admin so you can focus on care
  • We'll hook you up with tech and case management programs to make life easy
  • Learn from experienced Allied Health and return to work team members to continue developing your career and love for your work
  • A supportive team culture with regular networking events.

If you think you are “Essential” material and you have the enthusiasm, skills and experience we are looking for and are interested in this opportunity, then we want to hear from you! Submit your application today or contact our careers team via careers@essentialrehab.com.au.

Employment with Essential Rehab is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a national police check and reference checks.

Occupational Therapist | Grade 1 | South West Healthcare
Warrnambool, Victoria

Phone: 03 5563 1671
Email: rmcouch@swh.net.au
Url: www.southwesthealthcare.com.au

Summary

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


About the role

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

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our team on a full-time, temporary basis (maternity leave).

What you bring

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

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

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

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

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services. As an organisation SWH prides itself on its values; Caring, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership, and its overall dedication to the local community.

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

With a range of attractions within 2 to 3 hours’ drive from Warrnambool, the region offers a fantastic opportunities for people from all walks of life to enjoy the beautiful South West. To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.wonderfulwarrnambool.com.au/

How to apply

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

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rachael Couch (Senior Occupational Therapist) on (03) 5563 1671 or email rmcouch@swh.net.au

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

You will be required be have current AHPRA registration, and to consent to and undergo a Police Record and Working with Children’s Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare’s Immunisation Policy.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 1 September 2019Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: humanresources@swh.net.au Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

Occupational Therapist | Grade 2 | cohealth
Kensington, Victoria

Summary

We have a fantastic opportunity for a passionate and experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team and help deliver exceptional services to our clients!


Full Time Role
Fixed term until June 2020
Based in Kensington

About the role

This role is responsible for quality centre and community based services to individuals and groups within our community. This includes centre and community-based assessment, living skills training and management of clients with a wide range of medical conditions, disabilities, older people and their carers. Liaison with external organisations for comprehensive and effective follow-up for consumers is a key part of the role.

The successful applicant will work within a multidisciplinary team to provide holistic, client centred and coordinated healthcare. Using a strengths-based approach cohealth they will collaborate with clients, their carers and other service providers, to develop meaningful care plans. Use of Goal Directed Care Plans to formulate client centred services plans are at the core of our business.

About you

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Registration (or ability to register) with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency);
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse range of clients and co-workers, as well as a strong ability to work independently;
  • A minimum of two years' experience as an Occupational Therapist;
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills;
  • A current driver's licence;
  • An understanding and commitment to the principles of community health and chronic disease management; and
  • A commitment to professional development and constant quality improvement.

So why cohealth?

cohealth is a human rights based health organisation and we value social equity, courage, inquiry and innovation and respect. In this role you will have an opportunity to bring these values to life.

You will enjoy a range of staff benefits including several options of flexible working arrangements and salary packaging which can significantly increase your take home pay and most importantly, job satisfaction!

Additional information can be obtained by reviewing the attached position description

Applications close on 23rd August 2019 @10PM

People accepting employment with cohealth are unable to access our services, some exemptions may apply.

Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

The suitable applicant will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions (including provision of a valid Working with Children Check clearance number and criminal record history check)

To apply for this job go to: www.cohealthcareers.org.au/Jobs/ & enter ref code: 4815530. Applications close 23 August 2019.

Occupational Therapist | Hunter Prelude
Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter, New South Wales

Summary

Hunter Prelude is a not for profit organisation that provides quality early childhood intervention & therapy services to children (0-12 yo) with developmental delay and disability, and their families under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).


(1) x Permanent Full Time Position available
(1) x Permanent Part Time Position available

Above Award Wages and Salary Packaging Available.

The Occupational Therapist will be responsible for providing early intervention support to children and their families in collaboration with the service delivery team. 

The Occupational Therapist may be providing support as a Key Worker or as a consultant on the transdisciplinary team.

They will work closely with the Senior Occupational Therapist to achieve the goals of the organisation for best practice service delivery.

Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Ability to work in collaboration with the transdisciplinary team using the Key Worker model to support children and their families
  • Ability to develop functional goals with a family and build capacity in the child’s networks in order to achieve the goals in the child’s natural environments (e.g. home, school and in the community)
  • Experience working with children and families from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disability
  • Knowledge, and experience of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a billable model and be accountable for daily activities

Special Conditions

  • Verified Working with Children Check
  • Verified Police Criminal Record Check
  • Comprehensively insured private motor vehicle
  • Travel in the Hunter area

On the job training, support & supervision and professional development will be provided.  

New graduates will receive additional support & supervision. 

Will consider out of area candidates for telepractice support for families. 

Not-for-Profit salary packaging is available, which can increase take home pay.

Other benefits include up to 2 weeks additional leave in the school holidays and up to 2 days additional personal leave. 

Hunter Prelude is a flexible and family friendly workplace.

Hunter Prelude recognises and values the different linguistic, religious, racial and ethnic backgrounds and physical abilities of all people and encourages applications from all suitably qualified and skilled applicants

To apply please email to admin@hunterprelude.org.au

  • Cover Letter outlining your interest in the position
  • Information to address the Selection Criteria & Special Conditions
  • CV with a minimum of 2 referees

Any enquiries please contact Kimberly Lewis (General Manager) on 0421 107 785.

Occupational Therapist | Kids Plus Foundation
Victoria

Phone: 03 5221 5599
Url: www.peopleatwork.com.au

Summary

KidsPlus Foundation seeks experienced and dynamic Occupational Therapists to join their growing team in Geelong, Victoria. The organisation seeks those on either on full or part time hours on a permanent basis.


  • Dynamic and Progressive Organisation
  • Attractive Remuneration and Conditions
  • Full & Part Time Positions Available

Kids Plus Foundation is an independent not-for-profit organisation who provide family centred, individualised therapy program for babies, children and young adults with a range of developmental disabilities and neuromotor issues.

The Kids Plus allied health team consists of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and social work, supported by a management and administration team.

To meet growing demand, talented and passionate Occupational Therapists are required to join our multidisciplinary team of allied health professionals. As a dedicated professional, you will be able to demonstrate an ability to build strong relationships with children and their families. Previous experience in paediatrics preferred.

This exciting position will also play a pivotal role in the ongoing expansion of Kids Plus.

Kids Plus provides attractive employment conditions, professional support and ongoing development and leadership opportunities.  Kids Plus is a child safe organisation committed to child safety and is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants can submit their application by sending a maximum 4-page summary outlining:

  • Professional qualifications and experiences
  • Why you have chosen paediatrics and what attracts you to Kids Plus Foundation

For more information, contact Louise Rau or Callum Paterson on 5221 5599. Applications can be sent via the People@Work website – www.peopleatwork.com.au

Occupational Therapist | Life Live it!
Western Australia

Phone: 9842 1608
Email: info@lifeliveit.net.au
Url: www.lifeliveit.net.au

Summary

Life Live it! Occupational Therapy is a leading occupational therapy practice in WA with offices in Perth, Bunbury and Albany. We provide occupational therapy home visiting services for the young adult to older adult living in the community. Due to rapid expansion throughout the South West and the Great Southern, we are seeking a part time occupational therapist to join our supportive team, working from our Albany office. The position offers flexible work arrangements, regular professional development and a competitive salary.


Life Live it! Occupational Therapy is a leading occupational therapy practice in WA with offices in Perth, Bunbury and Albany. We provide occupational therapy home visiting services for the young adult to older adult living in the community. Due to rapid expansion throughout the South West and the Great Southern, we are seeking a part time occupational therapist to join our supportive team and work from our Albany office.

When you join the Life Live it! team you will receive weekly educational support through professional development sessions, daily clinical support and regular supervision. The position offers flexible work arrangements and administrative support as well as a particular focus on staff safety, a dynamic culture with competitive salary and mileage reimbursements. Part time days and hours will be negotiated and you will have the opportunity to develop this role further with support from senior staff.

The therapist should have a minimum of 2 – 3 years practical experience working in adult rehabilitation, disability and/or aged care. They should be time efficient, possess strong problem solving and clinical reasoning skills and display a commitment to service excellence. Demonstrating a high standard of communication to work with staff, other health professionals and external agencies and the ability to work independently is also required.

To apply please send through your cover letter and resume to Haylee Anastasi info@lifeliveit.net.au

For further information, please contact Haylee Anastasi via email info@lifeliveit.net.au, telephone 9842 1608 or visit our website: www.lifeliveit.net.au

Occupational Therapist | NDIS Services
Victoria

Summary

Star Health is recruiting a highly motivated and experienced Occupational Therapist, who is committed to providing a high standard of assessment, service delivery and passion to work within the evolving NDIS space.


  •  Positive team culture
  • 2 Types of Salary Packaging
  • Great Inner-City Location

Our NDIS Occupational Therapist (for adult consumers) will provide specific assessment and treatment to eligible consumers of the NDIS. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a new team and to establish, implement and maintain NDIS OT services at Star Health.

As an Occupational Therapist, you will possess the following:

  • Experience and skills in the delivery of specific occupational therapy assessments and providing recommendations and support to consumers and external support services.
  • Experience in working with Adults in the Allied Health/ Community Health sector
  • Strong commitment to the social model of health
  • Knowledge of NDIS service delivery and a willingness to participate in a developing team

Star Health are flexible employers and will afford flexibility in order to have the right person in this exciting new role. This role can be full, or part time and site location can be negotiated. 

Who We Are

Star Health works in partnership with people and communities to promote and improve equity, health and wellbeing by delivering innovative client-directed services that take into account the context of the individual and the community, and championing prevention and change to address the structural reasons for health inequity.

Applicants must address the key selection criteria within the covering letter and complete our application form directly via our website http://www.starhealth.org.au/careers/current-vacancies/

For further information about this role, please contact Suzanne Ross on 03 9525 1300 or email:  sross@starhealth.org.au

Occupational Therapist Grade 1 Entry Level Program
Victoria

Phone: 03 9288 7150 
Url: www.nwmh.org.au

Summary
The North Western Mental Health (NWMH) Occupational Therapy Entry Level Program offers new graduate and early career clinicians the opportunity to develop skills in clinical mental health. We provide a supporting structure of clinical experience, targeted professional development and supervision that aims to prepare clinicians for career progression.

 
  • Aged Persons Mental Health Program 
  • McLellan House Hostel & Sunshine Aged Persons Mental Health Unit
  • Full Time Fixed term position - 2 years

Life With Us:

The North Western Mental Health (NWMH) Occupational Therapy Entry Level Program offers new graduate and early career clinicians the opportunity to develop skills in clinical mental health. We provide a supporting structure of clinical experience, targeted professional development and supervision that aims to prepare clinicians for career progression.

The Aged Persons Mental Health Program provides information, support and specialist mental health services to older people aged 65+ years. A multi-site mental health service that values its workforce, we strive to provide recovery oriented, compassionate, person centred care.

A Job to Be Proud Of:

This two year, Fixed Term Entry Level Occupational Therapy position sits within the Aged Persons Mental Health Program (APMHP). Specifically, the role will be with the teams at Sunshine Aged Persons Mental Health Unit (12 months) and at McLellan House Hostel (12 months).

  • Sunshine Aged Persons Mental Health Unit is a 20-bed inpatient unit that provides assessment and treatment to people aged 65 + years during an acute phase of mental illness
  • McLellan House Hostel is a 32 bed residential care facility providing psychosocial care and recovery focussed support to people aged 65 + years

Key Duties: 

  • Provide occupational therapy assessments and interventions
  • Design, implement and evaluate therapeutic activity and group programs
  • Work closely with multidisciplinary team, sharing your clinical expertise
  • Provide recovery oriented, person centred support to consumers and their families/carers

Your Contribution: 

  • Qualification in Occupational Therapy and registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers
  • Commitment to professional development and interest in skill development in clinical mental health

Our Commitment to You: 

  • North Western Mental Health OT Entry Level Program boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting graduate and early career clinicians to develop skills in clinical mental health
  • 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
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs 

Connect With Us:

For enquiries please contact Rachel Collins, Chief Occupational Therapist on 9288 7150.

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

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

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

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

 

Contact Name

Rachel Collins 

Contact Phone

0392887150 

Alternate Contact Name

Julie Ryan (Manager McLellan House) 

Alternate Contact Phone

0393024002 

Occupational Therapist Positions Full/Part Time – Gold Coast
Gold Coast, Queensland

Summary


  • Multidisciplinary experienced team

  • Allied Health Services Australia – Gold Coast

  • Full Time and Part Time Positions



ADULT AND/OR PEADIATRIC, NDIS, Rehabilitation Clinic & Community Work alongside likeminded General Practitioners, widely renowned Medical Specialists, Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Occupational Therapists, Fitness Consultants, Remedial Therapists, Social Workers, Podiatrists, Dietitians, Audiologists, Mobility Therapists & Speech Pathologists.




  • Want to take on a VARIED caseload

  • Have a PASSION for the profession with a great resume & track record

  • Have an interest in working with a dedicated PROFESSIONAL clinical team


About Us:

We are a very well-respected company with dedicated staff, outstanding managers & knowledgeable mentors.

We have a structured, professional, in-house education program.

We offer professional progression, if that's what you seek, based on performance appraisals & transparent management feedback.

We have work available in one or all of our three disciplines.

We use current, evidence based practices to assist in the treatment of a variety of conditions.

Your caseloads will be focused and extremely varied.

About you:

  • Must have a current registration & membership.
  • Must also have provider number eligibility, or ability to apply for & be awarded a provider number prior to commencement.
  • Preferred experience in working with Adults and/or Paediatric, Rehabilitation & Community
  • Opportunity exists for professional growth, varied client types, and flexible hours to suit the chosen applicant.

Community and clinical settings involved.

How to Apply:

  • A cover letter exemplifying your experience & passion.
  • An up to date resume.
  • Three professional referees we can contact.

Please address all resumes to admin@rehabilitationathome.com.au with a covering letter outlining your alignment with the above stated desired qualities & qualifications.

Applications for this position CLOSES soon. Anticipated commencement date ASAP.

Occupational Therapists – Grade One

Phone: 03 5150 3388
Url: www.brhs.com.au

Summary

Two Rotational Positions available

Two great opportunities exist at BRHS for Grade One Occupational Therapists to join our friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team. Our close-knit Allied Health team will provide a supportive professional and social environment to assist your successful transition to our BRHS team.


  • 1 x Full Time, Parental leave role
  • 1 x Part Time, Fixed Term role until June 2020 (60 hours per fortnight)

Our Allied Health team is driven to embed innovative models of care that aim to provide holistic care with a strong focus on client engagement. These roles offer 6 monthly rotations across a number of areas which may include: Outpatients; Inpatient rehabilitation and GEM; or Inpatient acute wards. With a strong departmental focus on professional development and peer support, this is a fantastic opportunity to consolidate and extend your Occupational Therapy skills in a range of areas within a supported and professional environment.

The successful applicants will benefit from:

  • An attractive remuneration package negotiated dependant on qualifications and experience.
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including novated leasing, meal, entertainment and venue hire card and relocation expenses.
  • Ongoing paid professional development leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Staff dining room
  • Monthly ADO's

A great work/life balance living in a stunning part of Victoria near the Gippsland Lakes, 90 mile beach, the high country and snowfields. A great location especially if you enjoy the great outdoors!

For more information, please contact:
Emma Smith, Occupational Therapy Team Leader on (03) 5150 3388

Applications by close of business:
Wednesday 21st August 2019

To apply:
Go to the BRHS website to view the full advertisement and position description and submit your application.

General information:
To see what great things are happening at BRHS go to our news page, read about our Allied Health team here and follow us on facebook.

For information on East Gippsland visit www.visiteastgippsland.com.au

Occupational Therapists – Various Locations
New South Wales

Summary

Want to join a movement that’s changing the way we think about traditional Occupational Therapy practices? Are you passionate about Occupational Therapy but require visa sponsorship to work in Australia? Better Rehabilitation is a premium NDIS provider looking for caring Occupational Therapists to join our warm and friendly NSW team. We are a registered visa sponsor and willing to invest in your future.


At Better Rehabilitation, we are people people. We are committed to supporting people of all ages living with a disability or neurological disorder to help them live their best lives. To continue leading the movement of lifelong journeys for participants and staff alike, we are looking to expand our diverse team across our NSW locations (Bankstown, Penrith, Wollongong, Castle Hill and Eastern Sydney).

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

  • We Get Sh*t Done!

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

  • We are People People

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

  • Work Smarter, not Harder

We find ways to improve outcomes using the resources we have. Our team is diverse, and we leverage one another’s strengths to get the best result.

  • Frankly, we Give a Damn

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

Your New Role:

As is the nature of the NDIS, you will be providing assessment and rehabilitation Occupational Therapy services across a varied caseload ranging from Paediatric to adult clients all with differing neurological and disability conditions. You will be working with the clients and their families and caregivers, many of whom will have NDIS funding.

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

  • Visiting a variety of people who rely on you to improve their lives. You will assess their needs, design appropriate therapy plans, and advocate on their behalf
  • Collaborating with your multidisciplinary team consisting of Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech Pathologists to share knowledge and ideas
  • Celebrating success stories with your participants, their families, your colleagues, and your supportive management team
  • Attending formal and informal opportunities for learning and development

We Value You:

Without you, there is no us. In order to provide the best support possible to our clients, we need to empower our team by providing workplace autonomy, flexibility, structured training and development initiatives, as well as strong opportunities for career progression. Our policies to achieve this include:

Training and Development:

  • Access to industry leaders for structured on-the-job training, including weekly clinical supervision, onsite in-services and formal and informal feedback sessions
  • An inter-disciplinary, internal mentoring program focusing on the holistic picture of your career
  • Access to our regularly updated Professional Development Calendar to promote continuous learning in areas of interest. Some of our upcoming events include:
    • Capacity building under the NDIS: Routines based intervention and coaching;
    • Which device will suffice: Power, manual and power assist wheelchairs; and
    • Home Modifications: The Two M’s, Major and Minor.
  • 4 days’ study leave each year as well as company financial support to attend external courses and events in areas that you are passionate about
  • Our policy is to promote internally where possible. You will be informed about our internal pathways and coached to achieve your career goals with us

Supporting You through Work and Life:

  • 8 weeks paid parental leave, interstate relocation opportunities, and long-term unpaid leave to pursue interests and events outside of work without breaking your continuity of service
  • Access to external professional services for mental & emotional wellbeing through EAP, our confidential counselling support service
  • Regular team bonding and celebrations of each other’s life events
  • Access to flexible working arrangements to enable you to balance life and work


What we are Looking For:

We recruit on the philosophy of once a Better Rehabber, always a Better Rehabber. This means we have a strong focus on personality, cultural fit and long-term career potential. Afterall, we are a movement, and this is a career, not just a job. If you meet the below criteria, we would love to speak with you:

  • You are driven, autonomous and passionate about pursuing your life and career goals
  • You are a people person and want to be a part of something bigger
  • You are adaptable, professional and a strong communicator
  • You have relevant tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • You have your own car and a valid drivers’ licence
  • You can provide evidence of:
    • AHPRA registration
    • Police Check
    • Working with Children Check

Contact Details

If you think this opportunity is for you, please email myfuture@betterrehabilitation.com.au with a covering letter and CV.

To learn more about Better Rehabilitation, please visit our website: https://betterrehabilitation.com.au/

Questions? To have a confidential conversation about your career, call Annie on 0434 746 844. Applications close 26th August 2019.

Senior Community Mental Health, Team Leader
Victoria

Summary


  • Senior Clinician and Team Leader (Allied Health Grade 3, Nursing Grade 4)

  • 80 hours per fortnight, 12 months Fixed Term (until June 30, 2020)

  • Delivery of Evidence-Based interventions in a supportive environment

  • Attractive working conditions including 5 weeks annual leave


Life With Us:

  • A caring, cohesive and dynamic multi-disciplinary team which provides evidenced-based treatment of our consumers with challenging and complex mental health presentations. 
  • Provides leadership to the team, support to Management and participation in regular discipline specific supervision to facilitate your development as a leader and to support your clinical work.
  • Opportunity to work in a highly supportive and progressive team, delivering evidence based interventions in acute and non-acute settings.

A Job To Be Proud Of:

  • Deliver evidence-based treatment and interventions that support to consumers with complex mental health related needs and their families/carers
  • Drive self-development; contribute expertise in clinical meetings and to improve service delivery
  • Participate in, and provide, supervision to staff of your discipline as well as students
  • Actively lead in discipline specific and multidisciplinary team activities and meetings
  • Provide an expert opinion regarding clinical decision making, risk management and treatment planning.

Your Contribution

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability (7 years for social workers)
  • 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
  • Knowledge of effective evidence-based interventions appropriate to low prevalence disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder, personality disorder and substance abuse.
  • Sound treatment skills for people with severe and enduring mental health conditions, or willingness and capacity to commit to the development of EB knowledge and practice
  • A current Victorian Driver’s Licence, and ongoing ability to use this form of transport

Our Commitment To You: 

  • 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, Staff Wellbeing calendar and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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.

Senior Occupational Therapist
Belmont, Queensland

Summary
Our clinic and our team embody our three key principles: creativity, passion, and no limits. Our team prides itself on doing what it takes to help children and families with the full support of the organisation. As you walk into the clinic, you will notice our therapists sitting under trees with clients, playing basketball, working in the art studio, transitioning the child to the sensory gym, or helping collect the eggs from the chicken coop.

Senior Occupational Therapist

Supervisor, Clinical work and Project team coordinator 

$85 000 - $110 000 

We are a clinic with a strong focus on sensory integration therapy principles to achieve activities of living goals. We are a clinic that encourages individuality and originality and can tailor make your caseload to suit your needs and meet the needs of our clients. With our ever-increasing referrals, we have the opportunities for you to strengthen other areas of practice such as equipment prescriptions, treatment of physical disabilities in adult and child and mental health difficulties in the adult population, if requested. Although our focus is strongly based on the bottom-up approach to achievement client-centered goals, we are strong believers in evidence best practice and finding the most appropriate therapy for each individual client.

When you drive into our clinic, the first thing you will notice are the historic gum trees (and if you're lucky, koalas), the beautiful expanse of green lawn, a tranquil clinic that blends in with the native environment, and if you time it right, you may be greeted by our therapy chickens. 

If you thrive on professional development and are passionate about learning, you will find our professional development budget aligns with your values of lifelong learning. 

Role Overview:

  • Flexible hours (30-40 hrs a week)
  • Monday to Friday (optional of working Saturday for a weekday off)
  • Clinical and managerial responsibilities  
  • Supervision of junior therapists
  • Peer supervision with another senior Occupational Therapist 
  • Working closely with a multidisciplinary team 
  • Project work in your area of interest to increase the effectiveness of our clinic
  • Regular training of the multidisciplinary team and Occupational Team
  • Salary Sacrifice available 
  • Use of pool car for home visits

Do you meet the following criteria:

  • Full registration as a Occupational Therapist with AHPRA
  • Minimum 5 years experience
  • An interest in supervision of junior staff
  • Experience with sensory processing, ASD, and ADHD
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and reflectively
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively, communicate effectively with other health professionals
  • Strong commitment to ongoing professional development and ethical practice
  • Strong rapport building skills
  • Eligibility to provide services under Medicare
  • A strong interest or experience in working with child & adolescent populations

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