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Associate Lecturer/Lecturer | Occupational Therapy (Taree) | The University of Newcastle

Summary

  • Part time | fixed term (4 days per week) contract until 31/12/2021
  • Supervise clinical placements within aged care facilities
  • Support programs across the Taree, Manning and Great Lakes districts

Oversee & support Occupational Therapy student placements within aged care facility & collaborate with industry professionals to increase engagement and placement opportunities.

Look to the future 

The University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Our vision is to be a world-leading University for our regions and creating a better future for our regions and the globe. Underpinned by this vision are our values of excellence, equity, engagement and sustainability. 

The University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health (UONDRH) delivers education, research and community engagement activities aimed at improving the health and well-being of regional, rural and Indigenous communities within the New England, North West Slopes and Plains, areas of the Hunter Valley, Mid-North Coast, Manning Valley and Great Lakes regions.   

Be challenged and imagine with us 

We deliver an exceptional student experience, preparing graduates for life in an increasingly interconnected society.

Through a variety of programs the UONDRH has made it possible for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying medicine, nursing and allied health disciplines to complete a large part of their education and training in a rural setting at one of six main locations (Tamworth, Armidale, Taree, Moree, Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour), as well as placements in other small population centres in the region.

How will you inspire us?

Responsible for the delivery of teaching, assessment and support of Occupational Therapy students, you will oversee and support student placements in Taree and surrounding areas in the Manning Valley and Great Lakes districts.

Liaising with placement supervisors and students in the region, you will be primarily based at a local Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) which will allow you to imbed a student led Occupational Therapy service. 

In addition, you will coordinate timetabling for students, provide sessional face-to-face teaching and collaborate with industry professionals to develop and implement interprofessional education and increase community engagement.

At times, you may also be required to teach across other disciplines represented within the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health (UONDRH), as required.

For additional information on the position, contact Jennifer Lang on 02 6755 3534 or via email jennifer.lang@newcastle.edu.au

For a full job description including the essential criteria, visit https://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/job-vacancies.  

Closing date: Sunday, 7 February 2021

Why commit to us? 

The University of Newcastle is a Top 200 University in the world by QS World University Rankings 2021and a Top 10 University in Australia. 

The remuneration for this position is:

Academic Level A from $70,840 to $96,136 plus 9.5% with Unisuper

Academic Level B from $101,197 to $120,173 plus 9.5% with Unisuper 

From a flexible working environment to discounts in private health insurance and gym memberships, we offer access to a wide range of employee benefits including salary packaging. You can learn more about these at https://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon/benefits-at-a-glance  

We provide opportunities for all people regardless of their background and experience, and this philosophy is reflected across all that we do.  

Let’s create this future together. Here’s how to join us: 

Click on 'Apply for this job'. Your application will be assessed on essential criteria. Read all information about the role so you understand what is required. In addition:

  • Follow all directions and complete all necessary fields of the application; and
  • In addressing the essential criteria clearly demonstrate how your skills and experience meet each point (maximum of four pages).

Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.  

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  

  We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you

Graduate Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists | Plena Healthcare
            

Summary

Plena Healthcare offers our Graduates, fresh and new experiences, and benefits which you will not find anywhere else! 

  • The best grad program in the industry!
  • Amazing opportunities located across Australia
  • Great work life balance and flexible working hours

Why you want to choose us?

First things first, start off right with a $500 sign on bonus!

Plena Healthcare offers our Graduates, fresh and new experiences, and benefits which you will not find anywhere else!  Launch your career with us, and you will get what we believe to be, the most comprehensive new graduate training program in the industry - this means you won’t get thrown in the deep-end; plus everything else below:

  • Our grad program runs for your whole first year, plus the usual professional development on top of that. We have built an industry leading learning platform, where you take the driver’s seat and have access to hundreds of courses tailored for you.  You choose – it can be face to face or on line
  • Real 1 on 1 mentoring via our “Buddy Program”, with industry leaders who are there to ensure your wellbeing and personal development.  This is of course in addition to the 1:1 clinical and professional support to ensure you will always be at your best
  • An awesome team environment committed to supporting each other and building lasting relationships
  • Money in your pocket to go towards keeping you healthy in mind and body – we believe in creating a healthier you!
  • More money in your pocket to spend on brightening the day of your clients – we call this the Treasure Chest Fund
  • Plus, if you refer a friend who starts with us too, you get an extra $1000, per person!
  • All of this, and a competitive salary + yearly reviews

Who are we?

Plena Healthcare, as part of Zenitas Mobile Health, delivers quality Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Speech, Dietetics, Nursing and Consulting services to residents in aged care facilities and private clients in the community and wellness programs to various organisations Australia wide.

Plena Healthcare might be a new name, but across our existing brands of WorkXtra, Transform Physio, Agewell, Dimple, Leading Nutrition, Loqui and ACG we have been doing great things for more than a decade. We are passionate about providing fulfilling career opportunities to new Graduates, who are looking for a well-established graduate program and mentoring environment.  We are also passionate about making a difference to the lives of our clients and supporting their rehabilitation and reablement. 

It’s your choice!

If you are a recent grad, or are about to graduate in this space, and you have everything below, then we want to hear from you. Please click apply.

  • Degree in either Occupational Therapy / Physiotherapy
  • Eligible for AHPRA Registration 2020
  • Current drivers’ licence and access to reliable transport
  • Australian working rights
  • National police check

Through COVID 19, we have led the industry in supporting our team members and rolling out initiatives to support our clients. To find out more: https://www.zenitas.com.au/how-we-are-managing-safety-and-the-coronavirus-covid-19-at-zenitas/  

We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages and gender as well as people who identify as First Peoples, LGBTIQ+ and people with a disability.

Apply directly or get in touch today.

Megan Garbers | 02 9102 3647 | megan.garbers@zenitas.com.au 

Marketing and Membership Administration | Occupational Therapy Australia

Summary

Location: Fitzroy, Melbourne
Term: 6-month fixed term contract. Full time (37.5 hours per week)
Commence: January 2021

Marketing Manager | Occupational Therapy Australia

Summary

Location: Fitzroy office location, with flexible working arrangements negotiable.
Term: 12-month maternity leave contract. Full time (37.5 hours per week)
Commence: January 2021

Mental Health Clinician | Brief Intervention | The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Phone: 03 8468 3800

Summary

  • Occupational Therapist Grade 2, Social Worker Grade 2, Psychologist Grade 2 or Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3 
  • Fixed Term Part Time (0.9EFT)- 72hr/fn until Feb 2022
  • Mon- Fri 0830-1700
  • Based in Northern Areas Mental Health Service’s Noogal Clinic, Mill Park

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.  

Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Your new team

  • The Northern Area Mental Health Service, (NAMHS), believes in the effective delivery of high quality psychiatric services. We are an established team that is connected, collaborative and enthusiastic to be at the forefront of progressive and remarkable initiatives
  • New infrastructure across the Northern suburbs is driving fresh developments and revolutionary program delivery that, in turn, is generating opportunities for career advancement and specialist skill growth
  • NAMHS delivers a range of acute and community psychiatric services to people residing in the local government areas of Darebin and Whittlesea. We deliver specialist clinical programs across Adult Community Services, Adult Acute Inpatient Service, EMH (including PACER) and Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry Service at the Northern Hospital, Community Care Unit, and Prevention and Recovery Care Service (PARC)
  • In a dynamic space that is ever changing, we pride ourselves on delivering a high level of quality care whilst ensuring we encourage and support development of each other and the service

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Undertake comprehensive, detailed, non- urgent New Patient Assessments for consumers presenting to the service with complex mental health issues and to plan treatment recommendations for primary health care providers to implement and deliver.
  • provide short term, recovery focused, evidence based, targeted interventions to individuals and their families over a period of up to 3 months.
  • Work collaboratively with consumers, families, carers and other stakeholders including GP’s, NDIS providers, AOD services, psychosocial service providers, Private Psychiatrists and Psychologists.
  • Work both autonomously and collaboratively within the Brief Intervention role and the broader Multidisciplinary team at Noogal Clinic
  • Provide discipline specific evidence based practice and appropriate treatment options as required

Your Contribution

  • formal Qualifications and required Registrations
  • Comply with all legal requirements pertaining to the position including responsibility for maintaining current registration as required by your professional organisation or other applicable Acts
  • Extensive experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • Capacity to undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with consumers who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers
  • Ability to work with consumers, family and carers from a range of cultural backgrounds, and to provide gender sensitive services

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.   

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare. 

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details above.

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

Mental Health Clinician | The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Phone: 03 8468 3800

Summary

  • Northern Area Mental Health Service is searching for Registered Psychiatric Nurses Grade 3, Occupational Therapists Grade 2, Social Workers Grade 2 or Psychologists Grade 2
  • Fixed Term Part Time position until October 2021 – 64 hours per fortnight
  • Based in a brand new facility - Noogal Clinic, Mill Park

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

 As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.  

Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Your new team

  • If you enjoy working with people and their families during some of the most stressful periods of their lives to make a difference, then this job is for you
  • The Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS) provides a comprehensive range of specialist mental health services to people who reside in the local government areas of Darebin and Whittlesea
  • Clinical Programs provided by the NAMHS include:
    • Adult Community Services (2 Community Teams)
    • Adult Acute Inpatient Service (50 beds)
    • EMH (including PACER) and Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry Service at the Northern Hospital 
    • Community Care Unit 
    • Prevention and Recovery Care Service (PARC)

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  •  Engage and build a therapeutic alliance with the consumer and understand the needs and preferences of the person and their carers/family
  • Provide recovery oriented assessment and intervention in collaboration with people presenting with complex and enduring mental illness 
  • Provide time limited goal focused on intensive community-based interventions and outreach support as clinically indicated to consumers and their families 
  • Provide discipline specific consultations, assessments and evidence-based interventions to assist in better outcomes for consumers and carers 
  • Work collaboratively with consumers, families, carers and other service providers including GP’s and NDIS service providers to support a consistent approach

Your Contribution

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

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.   

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare. 

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications. 

Interested?

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

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

Contact:

Patrick Roe or Angeline Llewellyn on 8468 3800

NSW/ACT Divisional Manager | Occupational Therapy Australia

Summary

  • Provide stakeholder engagement, member services and leadership for Divisions
  • Flexible work from home arrangements
  • Be supported by a team of National Division Managers

Occupational Therapist - Rehabilitation Consultant | Procare

Summary

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

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

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

We are seeking passionate and driven Occupational Therapists across NSW!

From a family-started company to an ever-growing national business, we’re committed to being the most respected national rehab and wellbeing business in Australia. 
  
We love connecting with our customers and empowering them to achieve better results. We're all about building a high-performing team, where we embrace collaboration and new ways of thinking. We are grounded in authenticity and work together to deliver value for our customers through every interaction. It's a fast-paced business, and that's the way we love it. We know that fantastic talent is the only way to shape our future success. 

Your Impact 

We are seeking a passionate and driven Occupational Therapist to join our expanding NSW team.  You will be working as part of a highly experienced, knowledgeable and fun team. You will have the opportunity for exposure to a variety of customers, different schemes and varying complexities of cases and career progression. We have office locations in Alexandria, Parramatta, Newcastle, Orange and Wollongong.

Day to day you will be providing the following:

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

This is ideally a full-time position however part time will be considered. We are also keen to hear from contractors in Sydney and across NSW.

About you

Your expertise and communication skills will be what you are known for! You'll be curious and will continuously seek out ways to improve customer's experiences and outcomes. You will be qualified as an:

  • Occupational Therapist with relevant full AHPRA registration;

You'll also need:

  • Current Police Clearance (or a willingness to obtain);
  • Demonstrated occupational rehabilitation experience is required;
  • Sound communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical thinking & problem solving;
  • Honesty, integrity, a good team attitude & positive approach; and
  • Genuine commitment to continuous improvement.

Why Procare? 

We offer a thorough induction programme for new graduates looking to start a successful career in injury management or experienced clinicians looking to move off the tools and into a very rewarding industry! 
  
We also offer regular opportunities for career progression to suit your interests, stage and skills, including projects, quality and/or customer account management. From us, you can expect:

  • Excellent remuneration + benefits.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • A generous consultant incentive scheme.
  • Laptop and iPhone.
  • Discounted gym membership at our Alexandria office location.
  • Our commitment to your work life balance.
  • Genuine & friendly working culture.
  • Regular staff celebrations, award and charity events such as our Procare Group annual cricket day.
  • Work with prestigious clients incl. ASX 100 companies.

If you are looking to join a focused and driven team, as part of a family-owned and led company, have the drive to succeed and take pride in providing a high-quality service, we want to hear from you!
  
For more information, check out our website www.procaregroup.com.au or contact our careers team careers@procaregroup.com.au.
   
Send in your application via the link with your CV and cover letter.

Occupational Therapist | Discovering Strength

Phone: 0417 543 644
Email: denise@discoveringstrength.com.au

Summary

Are you considering a change of employer? Talk to us at Discovering Strength to see how we can help you establish your career as well as add value to a committed and loyal team of like-minded colleagues. If you’re looking for a new beginning in a growing and energetic enterprise, Discovering Strength has an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to establish and run an Occupational Therapy service within a practice already employing Psychologists and Speech Therapists.

Discovering Strength provides assessment and support services to children, adolescents and adults with additional needs. Successful applicant needs to be willing to work with adolescents as well as children and have a strong interest in assisting with sensory processing difficulties as well as daily living skills. The right candidate has an opportunity to run their own service without having to run their own business with a view of employing on a permanent basis. Sub-contractor arrangements can also be considered. Bonus systems are also on offer for permanent arrangements.  Client load and service expectations are also very reasonable and completely flexible.

We have just moved to a brand new practice location that has great space for an Occupational Therapy service.  We would love the opportunity for the right person to join our team at Discovering Strength House.

Graduates considered with provision to pay for external supervision.

Contact Denise on 0417 543 644 if you would like further information or e-mail resume and cover letter to denise@discoveringstrength.com.au

Occupational Therapist | Grade 2 | Djerriwarrh Health Services

Summary

  • 1.0 EFT fixed-term parental leave cover
  • Paediatric team
  • Grade 2 role

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a values-based organisation. Our values are:

Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Accountability and Respect.

Our values drive the way we act and guide our decision making on a daily basis while promoting a culture of patient-centred care. Our clinicians model our CLEAR values, building excellence and respect across the organisation and with our stakeholders.

We offer a supportive environment to learn and develop both clinical and non-clinical skills. The successful applicant could be required to work across either of DJHS' sites based in Caroline Springs, Bacchus Marsh and Melton.

The role

The Occupational Therapist will work with a broad range of clients including children with mild to significant developmental delays, in the context of a multidisciplinary paediatric team. The Occupational Therapist will provide discipline-specific assessment and interventions as well as participate in multidisciplinary clinics and groups. The Occupational Therapist may provide supervision and guidance to Grade 1 Occupational Therapists or Allied Health Assistants and will contribute to quality improvement activities of the team.

You will have:

  • High-quality assessment, clinical reasoning and treatment skills
  • Understanding of patient-centred care, and commitment to providing an excellent service to patients and their families
  • A strong team care approach and
  • Excellent communication skills

About us:

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a dynamic and rapidly expanding public health service providing Acute, Community, Maternity and Aged Care to the City of Melton and Shire of Moorabool in Melbourne's Western suburbs.

This role includes lots of laughs and a genuine love of coming to work!

For further information, please contact Genevieve Callander (Manager of Paediatric Programs) on T: (03) 9747 7605.

How to apply:

The successful applicant will be required to have undergone pre-employment suitability screening including a current police check, working with children and Australian work rights. Regretfully, Djerriwarrh is unable to offer sponsorship.

Djerriwarrh Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people of indigenous background to apply.

Applications close: 31 January 2021

To apply for this job go to: http://djhs.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies & enter ref code: 5339885.

Occupational Therapist | Grade 2 | Djerriwarrh Health Services

Summary

  • 1.0 EFT ongoing position
  • Paediatric team
  • Grade 2 role

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a values-based organisation. Our values are:

Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Accountability and Respect.

Our values drive the way we act and guide our decision making on a daily basis while promoting a culture of patient-centred care. Our clinicians model our CLEAR values, building excellence and respect across the organisation and with our stakeholders.

We offer a supportive environment to learn and develop both clinical and non-clinical skills. The successful applicant could be required to work across either of DJHS' sites based in Caroline Springs, Bacchus Marsh and Melton.

The role

The Occupational Therapist will work with a broad range of clients including children with mild to significant developmental delays, in the context of a multidisciplinary paediatric team. The Occupational Therapist will provide discipline-specific assessment and interventions as well as participate in multidisciplinary clinics and groups. The Occupational Therapist may provide supervision and guidance to Grade 1 Occupational Therapists or Allied Health Assistants and will contribute to quality improvement activities of the team.

You will have:

  • High-quality assessment, clinical reasoning and treatment skills
  • Understanding of patient-centred care, and commitment to providing an excellent service to patients and their families
  • A strong team care approach and
  • Excellent communication skills

About us:

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a dynamic and rapidly expanding public health service providing Acute, Community, Maternity and Aged Care to the City of Melton and Shire of Moorabool in Melbourne's Western suburbs.

This role includes lots of laughs and a genuine love of coming to work!

For further information, please contact Genevieve Callander (Manager of Paediatric Programs) on T: (03) 9747 7605.

How to apply:

The successful applicant will be required to have undergone pre-employment suitability screening including a current police check, working with children and Australian work rights. Regretfully, Djerriwarrh is unable to offer sponsorship.

Djerriwarrh Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people of indigenous background to apply.

Applications close: 31 January 2021

To apply for this job go to: http://djhs.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies & enter ref code: 5339984.

Occupational Therapist | Grade Two | The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Summary

  • Occupational Therapist Grade Two
  • Full Time (1.0 EFT), ongoing
  • Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit- based at Sunshine Hospital
  • Join the supportive and passionate MDT team in providing recovery oriented care

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.  

Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Your new team

NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH) provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services to people with a serious mental illness in North-Western Melbourne. A multi-disciplinary workforce of 1,800 staff provides services through four Area Adult Mental Health Services.  NWMH is a clinical service of Melbourne Health and operates in partnership with Northern Health and Western Health. 


The Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit (AMHRU) is a secure extended care facility serving three Area Mental Health Services within Metropolitan Melbourne. The team work collaboratively to provide intensive assessment and treatment to consumers suffering from enduring psychosis who may also be experiencing a number of other complex issues. The team are passionate about supporting complex consumers to reach their recovery goals.

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Provide discipline specific input to the patient care including OT assessment, intervention, and input to support discharge planning
  • Coordinate the group program, with support of the OT1
  • Provide case management to 1-2 complex clients
  • Work under the recovery model
  • Be committed to learning and professional development
  • Work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team

Your Contribution

  • Consolidated mental health clinical skills 
  • Discipline specific Occupational Therapy expertise including for assessment and intervention, sensory modulation, group program, and other scopes of practice.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with clients, families and other service providers 
  • Proven nursing skills and relevant experience in working with client’s severe psychosis 
  • Committed to the provision of a client-centred and recovery-focused care

Note: The successful applicant will be required to work rostered shifts – morning, afternoon and night shift.

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.   

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare. 

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details above.

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.

Occupational Therapist | Graduate or Experienced

Summary

Join an energetic community-based allied health service in the 'Oasis of the Outback' & help support the health & wellbeing of rural communities!

$71,455 - $87,576 + super, relocation support & more

Your new career awaits!

North and West Remote Health (NWRH) is currently seeking a passionate and Primary Health Care driven Occupational Therapist to join their team in Mount Isa, QLD on a full-time basis.

Both Graduate and experienced OT's will be considered for this position.

Reporting to the respective Team Leader, your main focus will be to plan, deliver and evaluate Occupational Therapy services for customers and NDIS participants, with a focus on family and client strengths, needs and priorities.

For more information and the Position Description, please 'Apply' to visit the full recruitment webpage!

Why you'll love working with NWRH

Whether you are looking for a change of scenery or new adventure, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution. You will be joining a vibrant, multi-disciplinary team who have come from across Australia, with a mix of experiences, from fresh graduates to seasoned experts!

Passionate about providing training, mentoring, and career progressionNWRH will ensure there are plenty of opportunities made available to you as you grow into a seasoned member of their team. 

You'll have access to a fantastic support network, from your teammates in Mount Isa, to the wider NWRH team of allied health professionals. You'll be able to have your say in how to best treat the clients in your care, with your preferences and feedback taken into account, and a hands-on admin team to organise everything behind the scenes, according to how you work best. 

Successful candidates will receive an excellent salary package comprising of a base salary circa $71,455 - $87,576 (commensurate with experience and qualifications) plus super.

A fantastic range of ADDITIONAL benefits will also be provided, including:

  • Salary sacrificing options up to $15,900; 
  • 5 weeks annual leave;
  • Annual return flight home;
  • Accommodation allowance;
  • Relocation assistance.

Interested in taking on a new challenge with a vibrant organisation, learning & expanding your skill set as you support local Queensland communities? - Apply Now!

Occupational Therapist | Guide Dogs

Summary

  • 12 month contract, full time / part time or job share considered
  • Supportive team environment
  • Values-based, not-for-profit organisation

We have an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our multi-disciplinary Allied Health Team. The Occupational Therapist is a specialist resource for Guide Dogs SA/NT working specifically within the Adult, Neurological and Children’s Services areas.

About Guide Dogs SA/NT

At Guide Dogs SA/NT, we put our clients and their families at the heart of everything we do. Every day, we empower our people to find solutions that will make the biggest differences to achieve independence, participation, inclusion and wellbeing.

We know that no two journeys are the same. So, we work side-by-side with clients and their families to make their way through the road ahead, with services tailored to suit them.

About the role

Working within a multi-disciplinary team, the Occupational Therapist will develop and provide direct vision-related services to our clients and the community, including assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing programs for clients in hospital, school, home and community settings.

In addition, this role will deliver education opportunities for a range of stakeholders and provide supervision for students and less experienced Occupational Therapists.

About you

Applicants must have a tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy registration. A willingness to work with clients across all age groups and backgrounds is essential.

Key skills and experience include:

  • 2+ years’ experience in general practice, with developed specialization
  • Experience assessing vision, prescribing assistive technology and therapy
  • Understanding of the impact of vision loss on individuals, families and carers.
  • Ability to design, implement, monitor and evaluate consumer focused vision rehabilitation programs by applying thorough and professional knowledge.
  • Proficient in the use of a broad range of technology and a desire to upskill
  • Knowledge of relevant disability legislation
  • Ability to prioritise work independently and effectively manage time

A current Driver’s Licence and relevant clearances will be required.

Learn more

To access a copy of the Position Description please visit the Guide Dogs SA/NT website, www.guidedogs.org.au. For a confidential discussion please call Lynda Hutchinson, Clinical Services Operations Supervisor on (08) 8203 8387.

Please ensure your application addresses the requirements of the role as described in the Position Description and apply via Seek, or alternatively you can email your application to Job.applications@guidedogs.org.au.

Applications close by 5pm Wednesday 27 January 2021

Occupational Therapist | MSS

Phone: 02 6551 1800
Url: https://www.seek.com.au/job/51121060

Summary

An opportunity exists for an Occupational Therapist to join our highly successful aged care team, working in a fast-paced, value-driven environment, delivering home modifications and equipment provision services aimed at assisting older people to remain living at home.

You will deliver exceptional services, empowering client choice and positively contributing to their health and well-being, by encouraging ongoing active participation in the home and community. 

The role is based in Taree/Great Lakes with flexible hours and contract - temporary or permanent part time to suit your needs. 

Why work at MSS?

  • We value our staff and our clients
  • We provide an excellent remuneration package including Salary packaging of up to $15,899 & Meal Entertainment Accommodation Card of $2650 per year
  • We pay Christmas shutdown leave in addition to annual leave entitlements
  • We offer a great family team working environment, flexible hours and wellness initiatives
  • We are rapidly growing and expanding our programs with fantastic career development opportunities
  • We offer meaningful work assisting clients to overcome independent living challenges enhancing their lives

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, or an equivalent qualification and current AHPRA registration
  • Passion for working in the Aged Care sector
  • Experience in assisting people to make choices enabling them to reach their full health and well-being potential.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Understanding of the needs of people from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Understanding of safe work practices, proven experience in the use of appropriate manual handling techniques.
  • Current full drivers licence 

MSS is a multi-service community not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to enhance the quality of people's lives by providing services which enable them to live with dignity and respect.

To Apply on Seek – click on this link: https://www.seek.com.au/job/51121060

For any further information, please contact Garrett, Manager Aged Care on (02) 6551 1800 or visit our web page www.mssinc.org.au. Manning Support Services Inc.

Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist | HealthStrong | Gold Coast, QLD

Summary

Will you actively create a healthier future for tomorrow?

At Medibank, we’re encouraged to think big. With a clear purpose to impact better health outcomes for our customers, patients and our community.

HealthStrong - our Allied Health service

HealthStrong delivers allied health services into aged care, corporate wellness centres and private homes. HealthStrong operates throughout Australia, so you’re in control of where your career takes you.

The Opportunity

Broaden your career horizons by choosing HealthStrong as your partner for clinical opportunities in aged care. Taking this step will allow you to experience a different clinical environment, outside of the hospital and private practice settings. This is a challenging and rewarding career choice for any clinician, regardless of background and level of experience. No matter where you are in your career, HealthStrong is here to support you each step of the way.  

We are currently on the lookout for a Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist to join our Gold Coast team. We have opportunities based in aged care facilities in Tweed Heads, Varsity Lakes, Leamington, Ashmore and Kirra Beach. There are also growing opportunities to work within a community setting, servicing clients within their homes on the Gold Coast. 

Your role will focus on reducing pain and maximising the mobility and independence of your patients’ daily lives by:

  • conducting comprehensive patient assessments
  • developing innovative treatment plans
  • providing rehabilitation and falls prevention initiatives to residents
  • implementing & managing pain management clinics

About You

An experienced clinician, you love to make a difference in the lives of elderly Australians by providing pain management and working with them to improve their mobility. With the ability to work autonomously, you also thrive building relationships and enjoy contributing professionally to a multidisciplinary environment. You will also have a relevant tertiary degree and full registration with AHPRA.

What We Offer

As an employee you’re entitled to an array of both HealthStrong and Medibank benefits, including:

  • Excellent remuneration based on experience 
  • $1000 CPD annual allowance.
  • Private Health Insurance subsidy and discounts on Travel, Life and Pet Insurances
  • 14-weeks paid parental leave for all eligible employees, regardless of whether you are the primary or secondary carer – in fact, we’re the proud winners of the number one workplace for dads.
  • One day of paid community leave per year
  • Flexible part time, flexible hours and job share opportunities available.

Interested in other opportunities or want to find out more visit HealthStrong Careers

A career with us

With flexible working options, our people have choice in how and where they work. We’re also committed to supporting better accessibility for our customers and our people. If we call you to discuss this role, you’ll also get the opportunity to chat about any adjustments.

To start small and impact bigger.

Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist | HealthStrong | Hobart, TAS

Summary

We are currently on the lookout for two Occupational Therapists or Physiotherapists to join our team in Hobart. Your role will focus on reducing pain and maximising the mobility and independence of your patients’ daily lives by: 

  • conducting comprehensive patient assessments 
  • developing innovative treatment plans 
  • providing rehabilitation and falls prevention initiatives to residents 
  • implementing & managing pain management clinics

The Opportunity 

Broaden your career horizons by choosing HealthStrong as your partner for clinical opportunities in aged care. Taking this step will allow you to experience a different clinical environment, outside of the hospital and private practice settings. This is a challenging and rewarding career choice for any clinician, regardless of background and level of experience. No matter where you are in your career, HealthStrong is here to support you each step of the way.    

About You

An experienced clinician, you love to make a difference in the lives of elderly Australians by providing pain management and working with them to improve their mobility. With the ability to work autonomously, you also thrive building relationships and enjoy contributing professionally to a multidisciplinary environment. You will also have a relevant tertiary degree and full registration with AHPRA.

What We Offer

As an employee you’re entitled to an array of both HealthStrong and Medibank benefits, including:

  • Excellent remuneration based on experience 
  • Regional allowances totalling $10,000 for some locations and relocation assistance where applicable.
  • $1000 CPD annual allowance.
  • Private Health Insurance subsidy and discounts on Travel, Life and Pet Insurances
  • 14-weeks paid parental leave for all eligible employees, regardless of whether you are the primary or secondary carer – in fact, we’re the proud winners of the number one workplace for dads.
  • One day of paid community leave per year
  • Flexible part time, flexible hours and job share opportunities available.
  • Sponsorship opportunities for overseas trained clinicians.

Interested in other opportunities or want to find out more visit HealthStrong Careers

HealthStrong - our Allied Health service

HealthStrong delivers allied health services into aged care, corporate wellness centres and private homes. HealthStrong operates throughout Australia, so you’re in control of where your career takes you.

A career with us

With flexible working options, our people have choice in how and where they work. We’re also committed to supporting better accessibility for our customers and our people. If we call you to discuss this role, you’ll also get the opportunity to chat about any adjustments.

To start small and impact bigger.

Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist | HealthStrong | South Brisbane, QLD

Summary

Will you actively create a healthier future for tomorrow?

At Medibank, we’re encouraged to think big. With a clear purpose to impact better health outcomes for our customers, patients and our community.

HealthStrong - our Allied Health service

HealthStrong is Medibank's allied health provider delivering care into residential aged care, corporate wellness centres and private homes. With operations right across Australia, you’re in control of where your career takes you.

The Opportunity

Broaden your career horizons by choosing HealthStrong as your partner for clinical opportunities in aged care. Taking this step will allow you to experience a different clinical environment, outside of the hospital and private practice settings. This is a challenging and rewarding career choice for any clinician, regardless of background and level of experience. No matter where you are in your career, HealthStrong is here to support you each step of the way.  

We are currently on the lookout for either an Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist to join our Brisbane team. We have opportunities based at aged care facilities south of Brisbane in Riverview or Greenbank. There may also be opportunities for Community Physio's and OT's to join our growing team, providing treatments within clients' homes. 

Your role will focus on reducing pain and maximising the mobility and independence of your patients’ daily lives by:

  • conducting comprehensive patient assessments
  • developing innovative treatment plans
  • providing rehabilitation and falls prevention initiatives to residents
  • implementing & managing pain management clinics

About You

An experienced clinician, you love to make a difference in the lives of elderly Australians by providing pain management and working with them to improve their mobility. With the ability to work autonomously, you also thrive building relationships and enjoy contributing professionally to a multidisciplinary environment. You will also have a relevant tertiary degree and full registration with AHPRA.

What We Offer

As an employee you’re entitled to an array of both HealthStrong and Medibank benefits, including:

  • Excellent remuneration based on experience
  • $1000 CPD annual allowance
  • Private Health Insurance subsidy and discounts on Travel, Life and Pet Insurances 
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave for all eligible employees, regardless of whether you are the primary or secondary carer – in fact, we’re the proud winners of the number one workplace for dads 
  • One day of paid community leave per year.
  • Flexible part time, flexible hours and job share opportunities available.

For a better healthcare career click here to apply.

A career with us

With flexible working options, our people have choice in how and where they work. We’re also committed to supporting better accessibility for our customers and our people. If we call you to discuss this role, you’ll also get the opportunity to chat about any adjustments.

To start small and impact bigger.

Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist | HealthStrong | Ulverstone, Coroneagh and Devonport, TAS

Summary

We are currently on the lookout for either an Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist to join our team in Ulverstone, Coroneagh and Devonport, TAS. Your role will focus on reducing pain and maximising the mobility and independence of your patients’ daily lives by:

  • conducting comprehensive patient assessments
  • developing innovative treatment plans
  • providing rehabilitation and falls prevention initiatives to residents
  • implementing & managing pain management clinics

The Opportunity

Broaden your career horizons by choosing HealthStrong as your partner for clinical opportunities in aged care. Taking this step will allow you to experience a different clinical environment, outside of the hospital and private practice settings. This is a challenging and rewarding career choice for any clinician, regardless of background and level of experience. No matter where you are in your career, HealthStrong is here to support you each step of the way.  

About You

A new graduate or experienced clinician, you love to make a difference in the lives of elderly Australians by providing pain management and working with them to improve their mobility. With the ability to work autonomously, you also thrive building relationships and enjoy contributing professionally to a multidisciplinary environment. You will also have a relevant tertiary degree and full registration with AHPRA.

What We Offer

As an employee you’re entitled to an array of both HealthStrong and Medibank benefits, including:

  • Excellent remuneration based on experience.
  • Mobile practitioner allowence
  • Regional allowances where applicable.
  • $1000 CPD annual allowance.
  • Private Health Insurance subsidy and discounts on Travel, Life and Pet Insurances
  • 14-weeks paid parental leave for all eligible employees, regardless of whether you are the primary or secondary carer – in fact, we’re the proud winners of the number one workplace for dads.
  • One day of paid community leave per year
  • Flexible part time, flexible hours and job share opportunities available.
  • Sponsorship opportunities for overseas trained clinicians.

Interested in other opportunities or want to find out more visit HealthStrong Careers

HealthStrong - our Allied Health service

HealthStrong delivers allied health services into aged care, corporate wellness centres and private homes. HealthStrong operates throughout Australia, so you’re in control of where your career takes you.

A career with us

With flexible working options, our people have choice in how and where they work. We’re also committed to supporting better accessibility for our customers and our people. If we call you to discuss this role, you’ll also get the opportunity to chat about any adjustments.

To start small and impact bigger.

Occupational Therapists | 2 Roles Available | Maximum Independence Occupational Therapy

Summary

2 full-time opportunities exist for Occupational Therapists to join our busy and expanding practice, seeing of clients in the community, with a focus on the older adult.

We are looking for a self-motivated candidate with good organisational skills, who can work effectively independently and as part of our wonderful team. Open to new/recent graduates and experienced OTs. An opportunity also exists to take on some leadership and mentoring responsibilities for the right person. Own car is essential, with generous travel allowance paid.

About the business

Maximum Independence Occupational Therapy is a private OT practice, which is part of the LifeCare group.

We provide a wide variety of OT services to individuals in their home, with a focus on aged and disability care, and forms part of our multi-disciplinary team of allied health service providers.

An interest in delivering care to the aged population is essential. 

We have a small practice feel, but are part of a large network of practices, which brings plenty of benefits, including educational, clinical and administrative support. 

Benefits and perks

  • Supportive work environment.
  • Flexible work with some work-from-home.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Career progression opportunities.

Skills and experience

Essential Criteria:

  • Good work ethic
  • Strong clinical reasoning skills 
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Highly developed inter-personal and communication skills
  • Interest in working with the older adult
  • Right to work in Australia
  • Unrestricted AHPRA registration
  • Current Police Clearance
  • Current WA drivers' licence and own car

Desired (but not essential) Criteria:

  • Previous experience with Home Care Packages, DVA and/or the NDIS clients
  • Previous experience in mentoring or leadership positions –
  • Experience in home modification and equipment prescription
  • Experience in any of the following:
    • Neurological rehab
    • Cognitive rehab
    • Wheelchair assessment and prescription
    • working with NDIS clients

Contact details

Please address EOI and CVs to:
Anthony Imms, Practice Principal
Anthony.imms@lifecare.com.au
Ph: 9424 0200
5/527 Canning Hwy, Melville WA 6156

 

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