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Associate Lecturer | Occupational Therapy

Summary

We offer an exciting opportunity for an Associate Lecturer, Occupational Therapy to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU). A full time, fixed term contract to December 2020, this position is based at the Townsville campus in picturesque tropical north Queensland, where you can enjoy a tropical lifestyle whilst still achieving your career goals.


What you will achieve

With a mission to serve the needs of regional Northern Australia, you will join a dynamic team of professionals working on new teaching, research and clinical opportunities in Rehabilitation in Northern Australia. Undertaking teaching and research that compliments both your areas of expertise and the goals of the Occupational Therapy discipline, you will make a real difference in meeting the unique needs of the population in rural, remote and tropical regions.

Why JCU

Consistently ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU is one of the world’s leading institutions focusing on the tropics and offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth.

  • $67,010 – 89,541 plus 17% superannuation
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • five weeks’ annual recreation leave with attractive options for salary packaging
  • on-campus shopping, cafes and childcare

Vacancy Number: 16883
Applications close: Midnight 20 October 2019

Clinical Leader | Occupational Therapy

Summary

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini - My strength is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many.



We are looking for our next Allied Health Leaders who are wanting to fast forward their career by developing leadership and strategic skills. You will be working in a supportive and diverse team where you will be able grow. If you are looking for your next challenge then these are the roles for you.


  • Permanent Greymouth based role with responsibility across the West Coast
  • Currently New Zealand registered Occupational Therapist
  • This is a part time role working 20hrs per week in this leadership role and 20hrs per week in a clinical role

What you'll do with your time

  • Ensuring that your team is practicing at the top of their scope and providing quality clinical governance
  • Leadership and development of our Occupational Therapy services across the West Coast
  • Contributing to research aligned to the allied health strategy
  • You will be overseeing the clinical activity of both our Occupational therapy team and our Diversional Therapy team

We are looking for someone with the following traits

  • Commitment to clinical excellence and professional development not only for yourself but your workforce as well
  • Commitment to equity of outcomes for Maori and a strong connection to the Occupational Therapy Board
  • A strong understanding and ideally experience within the care spectrum from primary to tertiary services

What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development.

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

Why us

Joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to the community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. In return you get to gain an invaluable breadth of experience you wouldn't be able to access at any other DHB. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this

What's next

Please apply online via our careers website or to for further questions, please contact Simon Liddy.

Email: simon.liddy@cdhb.health.nz
Phone: 03 337 7890

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!

Community Mental Health Clinician

Phone: 0404059213
Url: www.nwmh.org.au

Summary

Community Mental Health Clinician

64 hours per fortnight (0.8 eft)

Permanent Part Time position

Rotating roster, am and pm shifts 7 days per week


Ad reference 49878

  • Life with Us:Community Mental Health Clinician
  • 64 hours per fortnight (0.8 eft)
  • Permanent Part Time position
  • Rotating roster, am and pm shifts 7 days per week

 

MWAMHS Community is based in Sunshine, we provide public mental health services to people who have complex mental health needs and who reside in the city of Brimbank or parts of Hume

An integrated model forms the basis of the community team structure: all staff are allocated clients and are rostered onto service functions (intake, rostered and intensive) distributed in consideration of individual clinician expertise and preference

The multidisciplinary team comprises of nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, psychologists and medical staff who work together creating a positive workplace while delivering high level mental health care

Discipline specific treatment interventions and activities are supported, discipline specific supervision is provided and professional development opportunities are available

 

A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • Deliver recovery-oriented evidence-based treatment and interventions that support consumers with complex mental health needs, family members and carers within an integrated model of service delivery
  • Utilise discipline specific knowledge and skills in the delivery of care, support multidisciplinary colleagues incorporating discipline specific interventions in care planning 
  • Provide responsive interventions via rostered function, clinical intensive and / or intake roles
  • Join an enthusiastic supportive group of mental health professionals striving to provide excellent care

 

Your Contribution:

  • Demonstrated experience in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of people who have complex mental health needs
  • Assessment and treatment interventions specific to discipline of practice and inclusive of comorbidities such as drug and alcohol, physical health and family work
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, positive contribution to the multidisciplinary team and capacity to manage multiple clinical tasks
  • A commitment to professional development, supervision and enthusiasm about quality initiatives
  • Qualification and registration as a nurse, occupational therapist, social worker or clinical psychologist is required
  • A Victorian Drivers’ License and ongoing ability to use this form of transport is essential.

 

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
  • Clinical supervision, discipline specific support structures, workload management processes and local in-service opportunities further enhance the employees experience
  • Flexible rostering
  • Cohesive team, minimal attrition
  • Affordable local parking, 5 minute walk from train station
  • Attractive salary, working conditions, professional development leave and salary sacrifice

 

Connect With Us:

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

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

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

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

Contact Name

Christine Brown 

Contact Phone

0404059213 

Alternate Contact Name

Gilles Terriere 

Alternate Contact Phone

92887000 

 

Emergency Mental Health Senior Clinician | Royal Melbourne Hospital

Phone: 0412 199 334
Url: www.nwmh.org.au

Summary

Senior Clinician with the Emergency Mental Health Team within the Royal Melbourne Hospital Emergency Department.


  • Grade 4 Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Grade 3 Allied Health - Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker
  • Work in the RMH Emergency Department!

Life with Us:

The EMH Clinician maintains a pivotal role within the ED providing an interface between community mental health and inpatient services. The role provides high-level clinical consultation within the RMH Emergency Department, with respect to the assessment, management and treatment of mental health disorders together with associated at risk behaviour. Face to face interaction and assessment is the primary focus of the clinician, including the gathering of collateral information. Supporting families, clients and carers presenting in crisis during their Emergency Department visit is central to this role.

EMH also staff the Inner West PACER and Engage program and clinicians are rostered across both roles.

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

This is a Full Time position but we will consider Part Time.

A Job to Be Proud Of:

The Senior Clinician will participate in clinical service development activities within the Team and encourage and support quality initiatives and research.

Provision of supervision to staff as well as students within the relevant discipline. In partnership with the Emergency Department Clinicians the EMH clinician will:

  • Consult with ED staff in identifying and assessing persons with a possible mental illness. Provide comprehensive mental health and risk assessments for clients triaged and referred.
  • Develop mental health treatment and management plans within the ED and organise ongoing assistance before the patient is discharged from the ED.
  • Meet national triage standards and other key performance indicators including length of stay of both admitted and non-admitted patients.
  • Provide mental health care consistent with the Mental Health Act and National Mental Health Standards.
  • Locate and arrange timely access to inpatient beds and escalate where appropriate.
  • The PACER clinician: In partnership with Victoria Police provides a high level of clinical expertise in the assessment, provision of treatment and delivery of targeted interventions to consumers with complex mental health related needs and their family/carers.
  • The Engage Clinician: Provides post discharge telephone support for consumer assessed by the EMH and PACER clinicians, and their carers, GP, private and community supports. The primary aim of the Engage Clinician to ensure that consumer are following through with any discharge planning and troubleshoot any issues and assist with linking as required. One of the outcomes is to help consumers understand their presentation to the ED with the hope reducing future presentations

 Your Contribution:

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

  Our Commitment to You:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support   program and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research

Connect With Us:

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

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

Erin Rees 

Contact Phone

0412199334 

Alternate Contact Name

 Alex Smith 

Alternate Contact Phone

0437284745 

Graduate Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Summary

Seeking recent Allied Health Graduates to join Windermere's new Graduate Support Program within the Early Intervention & Therapy Services team, commencing January 2020


Where everyone is someone in our community

Windermere aims to assist people with a disability to identify support that really matters most to them. Our team of talented Occupational Therapists provide service to children and youth aged 0 -12 years who may be demonstrating delays or difficulties with their development including gross and fine motor skills and social skills.

Windermere is a registered service provider under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and with more than 20 years’ experience in providing services to Victorians living with disability or developmental delays, we understand the NDIS and how it may impact our consumers.

Why Windermere?

Windermere fosters a culture of flexibility, support and wellbeing. We have a wide range of workplace benefits including:

  • 12 month New Graduate support program which includes an 8 week Early Intervention Transdisciplinary practice training program, monthly new graduate support meetings, competency development framework and fortnightly 1:1 supervision
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Provision of surface pro and iPhone
  • Flexible work hours
  • Rostered days off, flexible leave scheme (50/52), gifted Christmas leave and study leave
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

About the opportunity:

Windermere is seeking a New Graduate Occupational Therapist to join our Early Intervention & Therapy Services team, commencing January 2020. Working remotely and from our facilities in Berwick, Cranbourne and Pakenham, this full-time ongoing position is perfect for a confident and positive graduate who wants to join an organisation who lives by their strong values to help strengthen our community.

You will deliver transdisciplinary practice through the key worker model to families of children with developmental delay and disabilities while providing specialised therapeutic support to the wider team.

As a Paediatric Occupational Therapist, you will also be responsible for delivering evidence informed intervention, standardised and informal assessments and parent training to support to families and children with self-care, fine and gross motor skills, play skills, emotional and sensory regulation and equipment prescription.

You will be supporting children and families within their natural environments, using a family centred, strengths-based and transdisciplinary approach.

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy and current registration with APHRA
  • Sound theoretical knowledge with a particular reference to paediatric practice 0-12 years
  • Demonstrated knowledge of typical development and common conditions such as autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy and developmental delay
  • Knowledge and skill in the assessment, implementation and evaluation of plans and services for children and families
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as working independently, including office based or remote off-site location
  • Current Victorian Drivers’ License

If you’re looking to join an organisation during an exciting period of growth and opportunity, then this is the job for you. 

How to apply

To apply for this position and learn more about the benefits of working for Windermere, visit https://www.windermere.org.au/careers/job-vacancies

Lecturer in Occupational Therapy | ACU

Phone: 02 9739 2582
Url: www.acu.edu.au/careers

Summary

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


  • Join us in shaping the future of the Occupational Therapy discipline
  • Total remuneration between $ $118,785 - $140,101 (pro rata)
  • Continuing part time (0.8 FTE) role located in North Sydney

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

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

As a Lecturer in Occupational Therapy you are expected to make significant contributions to the development and implementation of the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy program by providing technical, clinical and industry advice.  If the successful candidate is employed in a Teaching and Research academic career pathway there will also be the need to supervise research students and implement effective high-quality research.

Responsibilities include :

  • Teaching and assessing our undergraduate students, including co-ordinating units within the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Working towards a coherent program of quality research
  • Participating in School, Faculty and University committees and related activities
  • Building effective partnerships by networking with external organisations and communities
  • Contribute to scholarship of learning and teaching.

In addition to maintaining professional competency and National registration, to be successful in the role you will need to demonstrate:

  • Postgraduate qualifications (Masters or PhD, or equivalent) in occupational therapy or related discipline
  • Eligibility for, and commitment to maintaining professional registration with the AHPRA and Occupational Therapy Australia Ltd
  • Demonstrated confidence and courage to encompass ACU’s Mission, Vision and Values into all aspects of your work Occupational therapy practice experience, including knowledge of contemporary and evidence-based practices
  • Ability to demonstrate significant teaching experience at a tertiary level.
  • Experience in adult neurology and or physical rehabilitation desirable

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

How to Apply

Obtain the Position Description. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description.

Total remuneration valued to $118,785 - $140,101 pa (pro rata), including salary component $100,375- $118,510 pa (Academic Classification Level B), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be directed to Associate Professor Elspeth Froude, Deputy Head of School, Allied Health NSW, on 02 9739 2582

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

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

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Sunday 29th September 2019 at 11:55pm (AEST)

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

Medicolegal Occupational Therapist | Interface

Phone: 1300 852 072
Email: kim.love@interface.com.au
Url: www.interface.com.au

Summary

We are looking for an Occupational therapist with 10 years + experience to join our team conducting medicolegal care needs assessments. We offer full training and flexible work hours. Our assessments are mainly in Sydney, but if you are willing to travel one a month, it doesn’t matter where you live (we have consultants in Melbourne, Sunshine Coast and New Zealand).


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

This role is for you if:

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

What is involved in each assessment?

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

 

If you would like flexible hours and opportunity to work from home, excellent remuneration and challenging work with an employer who cares and supports its valued team this may be the role for you!

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

Occupational Therapist | Adult Mental Health

Summary

To provide high quality clinical services and leadership as an integral part of the multidisciplinary health care team for patients/clients of the Northern NSW Local Health District.


Lismore
Permanent Full Time
Remuneration
: $100151 - $103503 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ129794

To provide high quality clinical services and leadership as an integral part of the multidisciplinary health care team for patients/clients of the Northern NSW Local Health District.

Where you’ll be working

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville.  Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between. 

Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages. 

For more information visit Northern NSW Local Health District

Enquiries: Inkah Fischer on Inkah.Fischer@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 14 October 2019

Apply online at: https://healthnswgov.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/occupational-therapist-level-3-tallowwood-adult-mental-health-unit-lismore-54442

Occupational Therapist | Aged Persons Mental Health

Summary

About Monash Health



Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children’s Hospital.


About Aged Mental health Services

Aged Mental Health provide services of assessment and treatment for people over the age of 65 years, who have a psychiatric disability and or dementia with associated behaviours of concern requiring treatment. This is an opportunity, for an experienced, motivated mental health occupational therapist to join us in a key professional role and to also part of a governance leadership team. They will support an established team that is open to learning and development. The position is based in the Biala Unit, Kingston Centre, Cheltenham

About the role:

  • Provide strong and visible professional/discipline leadership within Occupational Therapy, Allied Health, Aged Mental Health Service and the Mental Health Program
  • Ensure high quality, safe and effective and innovative Occupational Therapy practices with Aged Mental Health Services
  • Collaborate and plan with the Discipline Senior- Occupational Therapy, Mental Health Program
  • Develop Occupational Therapy staff through commitment to ongoing performance, enhancement, recruitment rewards and recognition of activities and retention
  • Building and maintaining positive partnerships and networks with community non clinical services
  • Provide Occupational Therapy input into high quality professional development education programs
  • Contribute to a n active Occupational Therapy research program within the Mental Health Program
  • Co-Ordinate student placements for Occupational Therapy with Allied Health WISER Unit
  • Ensure high quality supervision structures and processes exist for Occupational Therapists with the Mental Health Program
  • Assist with performance management of Occupational Therapist with the Mental Health Program
  • Manage an Occupational Therapy Graduate Program

About You

Holding relevant mental health occupational therapy experience, an advanced degree in occupational therapy is desirable and registration with AHPRA; demonstrated senior clinician capacities and membership with the OTA (Occupational Therapists Australia). You must be passionate about your profession and your work associated with mental health. Complex decision making is an integral part of this role and you can demonstrate previous success in this area. You are committed to your own professional development and you hold a post graduate qualification in a relevant field-  (mental health family therapy for example)

You will be part of a team that is receptive to new ideas, that their ongoing practice development enables excellence in patient care and experience. 

The Kingston Centre site has expansive grounds, providing surroundings for staff and patients. You will have access to an onsite gym, access to salary packaging and car parking facilities.

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here

Occupational Therapist | Allied Health Assistant | Occupational Therapy Aide NSW

Summary

Recruiting in NSW in the Northern Rivers NSW, Coffs Harbour, South Coast NSW areas.SPOT4YOU & SPOT4KIDS is a dynamic Paediatric and Adult Private OT/Speech Practice. We are currently looking to appoint qualified Occupational Therapist(s) and Allied Health Assistants/Occupational Therapy Aides to service a wide range of regions in QLD, NSW. The roles involve working predominantly with children, with some adult and aged caseload, providing screening and assessments, individual therapy, group therapy and education.


SPOT4YOU & SPOT4KIDS is a dynamic Paediatric and Adult Private OT/Speech Practice servicing major cities and regional centres throughout NSW, QLD and Victoria

We are currently looking to appoint qualified Occupational Therapist(s) to service a wide range of regions in QLD, NSW.

The roles involve working predominantly with children, with some adult and aged caseload, providing screening and assessments, individual therapy, group therapy and education. The role will suit Occupational Therapists and Speech Therapists with a particular interest in working with young children with additional needs, and their families. For experienced applicants, there may also be the opportunity to gain and/or expand your supervisory and mentoring skills within the business.

Requirements for the role include:

  • Experience as an Occupational Therapist preferred, however new graduates are also welcome to apply (professional mentoring is available)
  • Mobile servicing of existing and new clients
  • Current Driver's Licence, WWCC/Blue Card, mobile phone, own car and computer essential
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent client management and time management skills
  • Ability to maintain up to date and confidential client records
  • High level of communication and report writing skills

In addition to qualified therapists, we are also looking to appoint Allied Health Assistants/Occupational Therapy Aides to service similar regions, providing mobile therapy services to new clients and an established caseload within the same populations.

The role would suit those currently studying in the Allied Health Sciences seeking part time or casual employment. This role would give you the opportunity to kick start your career early, working with experienced therapists and potentially securing employment as a qualified therapist at the end of your studies.

Requirements for this role include:

  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance/relevant qualification or willingness to complete this training within 2 years of commencement; or OT student/undergraduate, OT with lapsed registration; OT from overseas; or previous relevant experience in allied health aide work.

All positions are contract roles, and you will have access to regular professional development. The role is flexible and you can work the days/hours that suit you.

Start Date:  asap or as agreed              Enquiries: admin@spot4you.com.au       http://www.spot4you.com.au

Occupational Therapist | Allied Health Assistant | Occupational Therapy Aide QLD

Summary

Recruiting in QLD in the Gold Coast, Gatton, Rockhampton, Gladstone areas. SPOT4YOU & SPOT4KIDS is a dynamic Paediatric and Adult Private OT/Speech Practice. We are currently looking to appoint qualified Occupational Therapist(s) and Allied Health Assistants/Occupational Therapy Aides to service a wide range of regions in QLD, NSW. The roles involve working predominantly with children, with some adult and aged caseload, providing screening and assessments, individual therapy, group therapy and education.


SPOT4YOU & SPOT4KIDS is a dynamic Paediatric and Adult Private OT/Speech Practice servicing major cities and regional centres throughout NSW, QLD and Victoria

We are currently looking to appoint qualified Occupational Therapist(s) to service a wide range of regions in QLD, NSW.

The roles involve working predominantly with children, with some adult and aged caseload, providing screening and assessments, individual therapy, group therapy and education. The role will suit Occupational Therapists and Speech Therapists with a particular interest in working with young children with additional needs, and their families. For experienced applicants, there may also be the opportunity to gain and/or expand your supervisory and mentoring skills within the business.

Requirements for the role include:

  • Experience as an Occupational Therapist preferred, however new graduates are also welcome to apply (professional mentoring is available)
  • Mobile servicing of existing and new clients
  • Current Driver's Licence, WWCC/Blue Card, mobile phone, own car and computer essential
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent client management and time management skills
  • Ability to maintain up to date and confidential client records
  • High level of communication and report writing skills

In addition to qualified therapists, we are also looking to appoint Allied Health Assistants/Occupational Therapy Aides to service similar regions, providing mobile therapy services to new clients and an established caseload within the same populations.

The role would suit those currently studying in the Allied Health Sciences seeking part time or casual employment. This role would give you the opportunity to kick start your career early, working with experienced therapists and potentially securing employment as a qualified therapist at the end of your studies.

Requirements for this role include:

  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance/relevant qualification or willingness to complete this training within 2 years of commencement; or OT student/undergraduate, OT with lapsed registration; OT from overseas; or previous relevant experience in allied health aide work.

All positions are contract roles, and you will have access to regular professional development. The role is flexible and you can work the days/hours that suit you.

Occupational Therapist | AOTS

Phone: 03 9555 0303
Email: admin@aots.com.au

Summary

Motivated and passionate OT wanted



Embrace challenges; creative thinker; confident personality



Flexible working hours to suit your life/work balance



If you are a passionate OT looking to use your skills and knowledge; whilst also increasing your experience and exposure, this is the job for you


AOTS is an Occupational Therapy practice delivering service across Melbourne, offering complete community OT assessments and treatment. The highly professional team at AOTS also treats clients within a clinic setting for specialised upper limb rehabilitation. Due to ongoing demand for AOTS services we are looking for part time and full-time qualified OTs with community experience. Experience in upper limb rehabilitation is not essential but can be incorporated into future caseload. 

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Managing varied community caseload including home safety assessments, specialised seating and equipment, carer training, ADL retraining, home modifications, community access, full assessments of client functional needs and carer support
  • Managing a range of clients affected by various conditions such as ABI, stroke, spinal cord injuries, orthopaedic injuries to name a few.
  • Working autonomously with regular supervision as well as working closely within the team environment
  • Managing a broad range of stakeholders and working with funding bodies including NDIS, TAC, STR, DVA, DHHS 
  • Goal setting with clients and implementing treatment strategies to assist clients to work towards their goals
  • Developing and implementing upper limb rehabilitation using innovative computer / robotic therapy devices and Constraint Induced Therapy

Desired Qualifications and Experiences

  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Minimum 3 years OT experience  
  • Excellent problem solving and organisational skills
  • Computer knowledge
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Strong stakeholder management and client relationship management skills
  • Current drivers licence and car

In return you will receive

  • Mentoring/supervision from senior team members
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration and allowances

If this opportunity sounds like an exciting career challenge that aligns with your personal goals and expertise, we want to hear from you. To discuss the opportunity more in details please contact Kelli on 03 9555 0303.  Please email CV to admin@aots.com.au

Occupational Therapist | Back2Work Health Specialists

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 | Canberra Private Hospital

Summary

Canberra Private Hospital (CPH) has experienced and motivated management who wish to add to the strong, cohesive team to deliver quality patient outcomes.



CPH is a private surgical and rehabilitation facility located in Deakin that caters for specialties including orthopaedics, ENT, oral & maxillofacial, urology, ophthalmology, IVF & gynaecology, general surgery and some medical conditions.



We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist in a Part Time capacity – 2 days per week (Wednesday and Friday) in a job share arrangement. Flexibility to cover OT leave requirements is preferred.


You will be a member of an enthusiastic multidisciplinary team of health care professionals with a focus on quality patient outcomes.  Patient case mix includes surgical, inpatient rehabilitation and day rehabilitation program services. 

The role will be responsible for the assessment, development and implementation of therapy plans for ward patients (surgical and inpatient rehabilitation) and delivery of services to the CPH day rehabilitation program (information sessions and assessments). Knowledge and understanding of FIM and COPM assessment, bariatric client care and pain management are an advantage, support will be provided with supernumerary orientation shifts and training as required.

For more information please call the position contacts on (02) 6173 3715 or via email on rehab@canberraprivate.com.au

Ms Sarah Galea – Allied Health Coordinator Canberra Private Hospital

Ms Ruth Palavestra – Occupational Therapist Canberra Private Hospital

Applications open for the advertisement period of 4 weeks from 19.08.2019

For more information regarding CPH visit our website at https://www.nexushospitals.com.au/locations/canberra-private-hospital/

Occupational Therapist | Essential Rehab

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 2 | GV Health

Summary

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.


Department: Rural Allied Health Team
Grade 1 (VE9 - VF3) or Grade 2 (VF6 - VF9)
Permanent Part Time, 64 hours per fortnight
Reference: 19890 Application Close: 29 October, 2019
For enquiries please contact: Jenelle Gannon 1800 222 582

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

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

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

Occupational Therapist | Kids Matters OT

Summary

Do you:




  • have Occupational Therapy experience working with kids and families?

  • have a passion for working with kids and their families?

  • love working as part of a supportive team?

  • love to grow and learn?



We offer a high quality paediatric Occupational Therapy service that focuses on getting great outcomes with kids, in the context of an inspiring and supportive team environment. At Kids Matters, we support you to achieve your best, alongside others who share the same passion. We are seeking five new OTs - for Aspley, Yeerongpilly and Greenslopes, with varying levels of experience. The positions are permanent full-time though part time may be considered.


Are you passionate about kids and helping them reach their potential?

We are. We offer a high quality paediatric Occupational Therapy service that focuses on getting great outcomes with kids, in the context of an inspiring and supportive team environment. At Kids Matters, we support you to achieve your best, alongside others who share the same passion. Our Admin team is amazing and offers exceptional customer service and administration support so you can focus on doing your job and helping the kids reach their potential.

We are expanding our practice and are seeking five new Occupational Therapists across Aspley, Yeerongpilly and Greenslopes. These positions are to deliver high quality occupational therapy in the context of a caring and supportive team environment. The positions are permanent full-time though for the right person, part time positions will be considered.

We are looking for people with paediatric experience who naturally develop a great rapport with children and families and who have experience in achieving outcomes with children. These positions are suited for those who like to work both independently as well as in a supportive team context. As part of this recruitment, we would like to place two of the five therapists into a senior role.

Do you:

  • have Occupational Therapy experience working with kids and families?
  • have a passion for working with kids and their families?
  • love working as part of a supportive team?
  • love to grow and learn?
  • enjoy sharing their experience, knowledge and wisdom with colleagues?
  • have creativity and playfulness?
  • value being part of and contributing to a highly experienced and diverse team?
  • enjoy working hard?
  • appreciate the support and diligence of an excellent administration team?
  • enjoy working independently as well as within a team?

Our clinic works with the following areas:

  • Sensory challenges
  • Learning challenges
  • Behavioural challenges
  • Emotional and social challenges
  • Motor skill development
  • Handwriting
  • Executive function
  • Play
  • Mental health
  • Developmental disabilities including Autism and Downs Syndrome

As a Kids Matters OT you will benefit from ongoing professional development; peer mentoring; being part of a supportive group of like-minded professionals; having the opportunity to innovate and create; and the reality that you make a big difference every day in the lives of kids and their families.

At Kids Matters, we strive to understand your gifts and work with you to match your caseload,  non-clinical responsibilities and schedule to what works best for you and your clients.

If you see can yourself as a Kids Matters OT, we would love to hear from you. If you wish to apply please answer the following questions briefly and send these and your resume to Vivienne Williams (Principal OT) at viviennew@kidsmatters.com.au.

For senior position, answer all three questions. For the other positions, answer questions 2 and 3.

  1. Describe how you best support younger and less experienced therapists to achieve their potential.
  2. Describe how you have built and maintained your caseload for Occupational Therapy.
  3. What are your preferred therapy styles/ frames of reference when doing therapy (e.g. Sensory integration, DIR/ Floortime, COOP, Denver Early Start) etc.
  4. How do you cope in stressful situations such as managing challenging clients, competing demands and reports?
Occupational Therapist | Kids Plus Foundation

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!

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 | Tasmanian Health Service

Phone: 0427 915 472
Email: tom.o'brien@ths.tas.gov.au
Url: www.jobs.tas.gov.au

Summary

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for an Occupational Therapist vacancy.


Occupational Therapist (518779)
Tasmanian Health Service
Mental Health and Statewide Services
Millbrook Rise

Salary: $56,443 to $91,518 per annum

Period of Employment:

Fixed term, full time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible for a period of 12 months.

Please note that part time hours may be considered.

The Role:

As part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services in accordance with the Clinical Services Plan, the Mental Health Services Strategic Plan, Mental Health Service (MHS) principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Occupational Therapist will:

  • Undertakes the delivery of quality client care services utilising evidence-based best practice and recovery principles within a collaborative and multi-disciplinary framework.
  • Provide an occupational therapy assessment and treatment service to clients of Inpatient and Extended Treatment Mental Health Services and their families or carers in relation to mental health issues and in accordance with discipline specific skills and abilities.
  • Commensurate with experience, knowledge and skill, acts as a consultant to a range of internal and external stakeholders in relation to the support and management of clients with mental health issues.
  • Promote community awareness in relation to mental health.

For further information about this exciting opportunity please contact Tom O’Brien on 0427 915 472 or email tom.o'brien@ths.tas.gov.au

To apply for this role, please go to www.jobs.tas.gov.au. Applicants are asked to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties. Please click the blue Apply Now button to submit your application.  

Applications close: Thursday 6th November 2019 at 11:55pm

Vacancy No. 518779

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