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Clinical Leader Occupational Therapy | West Coast District Health Board

Summary

  • Permanent role with responsibility across the West Coast
  • Currently New Zealand registered Occupational Therapist
  • This is a unique role for our team which can either be a full time leadership position or a shared leadership and clinical position with flexiblity between clinical and leadership

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

What you'll do with your time:

  • Ensuring that our Occupational Therapy Workforce 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

Exciting opportunity for an experienced clinician ready to take on a leadership role within a supportive leadership team. Relocation support available.

We are looking for someone with the following traits:

  • Commitment to clinical excellence and professional development not only for yourself but the Occupational Therapy workforce as well
  • Good understanding of Equity and Cultural responsibility for all of our populations on the Coast
  • 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 for further questions, please contact: Simon Liddy

Email: simon.liddy@cdhb.health.nz

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

Clinician | Forensic Intervention Services

Summary

Experience in psychology, social work, mental health nursing or occupational therapy?

Challenge yourself on complex cases in forensic intervention.

  • Join a collaborative multi-disciplinary team
  • Earn $87,640 to $99,438 + super
  • Full time, ongoing, part time and fixed-term vacancies

If you’re interested in forensics and want to make our community safer, we are currently seeking clinicians in the following locations to join Forensic Intervention Services:

  • Melbourne CBD
  • Lara and Greater Geelong (based at Barwon Prison and/or Marngoneet and Karreenga Correctional Centres)
  • Grampians (based at Hopkins Correctional Centre and/or Langi Kal Kal Prison)
  • Loddon Mallee (based at Loddon and Middleton Prison) 

If you want to work in a complex forensic setting and help clients develop insight that can change their lives, we want to hear from you.

Information sessions

Attend our webinar sessions to learn more about the role and chat with members of our clinical workforce.

Thursday 18 February 2021: 5.30pm AEST
Register here

A day in the life of our clinicians

  • Apply key therapeutic frameworks to guide assessment and treatment recommendations.
  • Join a supportive multi-disciplinary team including case workers, case managers and activity coordinators.
  • Complete risk assessments using evidence-based tools.
  • Deliver programs directly to service users.
  • Target criminogenic needs and underlying thinking patterns.
  • Facilitate therapeutic intervention services.
  • Determine treatment pathways and prepare plans and reports.

Support when you need it

  • A specialised 16-week clinical induction program.
  • Clinical supervision and reflective practice.
  • Foundation, theory and on-the-job mentoring
  • Conference and clinical scholarship opportunities.
  • Research working groups.
  • Annual funding of your AHPRA, ACMHN, AASW or OTC registration.

Considering a sea or tree change?

Talk to us about the potential for accessing our relocation allowance.

Applications close on Sunday 28 February 2021 at 11.59pm AEST

We regularly review applications so don’t hesitate to submit prior to the closing date.

For further information, please contact Jean-Nicolas Chuiton, Recruitment Services on 0447 379 431 or email candidatecare@justice.vic.gov.au

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Justice and Community Safety is continually working towards increasing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) workforce. The Aboriginal Employment Team aims to attract, recruit and retain Aboriginal staff in a number of roles including clinicians. This support includes a culturally appropriate attraction and recruitment process. To learn more, email aboriginal.employment@justice.vic.gov.au

Community Mental Health Clinician | The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Summary

  • A permanent full-time community mental health clinician position, rotating roster with morning and evening shifts over the 7-day week is available for an interested passionate mental health clinician
  • Gain experience in a broad range of community based psychiatric presentations enabling development or enhancement of clinical and case management skills

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

  • We are a multidisciplinary team comprising of Nurses, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Medical staff
  • We have an integrated model of care providing mental health community services to people with a mental illness who reside in the City of Brimbank and part of Hume (Sunbury & Bulla) while supporting their carers
  • All clinical staff have a case management component, clinical staff are also rostered to various functions providing brief intervention, intensive clinical and / or triage roles
  • Sub-acute brief intervention is provided 7-days a week with a morning and evening shift, staff generally commence BH’s Monday to Friday with a view to commencing the rotating roster by negotiation and as skills develop
  • Our community team is cohesive and supportive, is positively motivated and genuinely is a great place to work! 

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

  • Work collaboratively with other clinicians to provide treatment interventions for individuals who have a significant mental illness, treatment interventions are recovery focussed and opportunities to provide and develop discipline specific interventions will be available
  • You communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written form
  • Contribute to our integrated model of care, all clinicians have some case management responsibility and provide clinical response to our integrated functions of brief intervention, triage & new patient assessments and our clinical intensive stream

A typical day will include:

  • Assessing and providing evidence-based interventions to consumers with various psychiatric illnesses
  • Engaging with consumers, their family members and other service providersProvide strategic and operational leadership of the service to ensure evidence based best practice and contemporary models of care
  • Coordinating medical, psychosocial and legal aspects of care delivery

Your Contribution

  • You are a motivated mental health clinician committed to continued learning and developing your clinical skills
  • You have a passion for caring and making a genuine difference in the lives of public mental health consumers and their family members
  • You enjoy being part of a dynamic team and draw on the experience of your colleagues yet are confident to work autonomously and contribute positively to the teams’ well-being
  • You have the relevant registration with AHPRA for nursing, occupational therapy or clinical psychology. Social workers are eligible for membership with the AASW

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 below.

Christine Brown 0404 059 213

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are highly encouraged to apply”

“Experience in working with ACCHO and Aboriginal Communities and Families”

Community Mental Health Key Clinician | The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Summary

  • Join Victoria’s largest and leading mental health organisation NorthWestern Mental Health
  • A position for Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Psychologists
  • Flexible working arrangements negotiable
  • Opportunity to gain experience in clinical mental health work

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 Inner West Area Mental Health Service offers a vibrant, dynamic, collaborative and supportive work environment 
  • We are a passionate group of people who love to work hard offering evidenced based services
  • We specialise in providing consumers and carers with serious mental illness assessment, diagnosis and appropriate evidenced based treatment
  • We are located in the midst of the lovely Puckle Street precinct surrounded by cafes, parks and public transport (trams, trains and buses)
  • You will help us achieve the highest standards of care and recovery for our consumers
  • In return, you will be supported to undertake continuous professional development and enjoy the work that you do
  • We have good processes and supports in place to help you organise your day and do it well

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

  • Develop thoughtful, evidence based recovery plans with consumers and their supports
  • Actively engage in discipline specific and multidisciplinary team activities and meetings
  • Manage a reasonable caseload that allows you to do therapeutic work
  • Apply sound treatment skills for people with severe and enduring mental health conditions, and have willingness and capacity to commit to development of EB knowledge and practice
  • Undertake alcohol and other drug screening, assessment, treatment planning, brief interventions with clients who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders

Your Contribution

  • You must have a qualification as a Social Worker, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Clinical Psychologist with minimum of 2 years’ experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • You are committed to developing your practice as a professional in clinical mental health
  • You are able to contribute and function effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and enjoy working autonomously
  • You are confident in the provision of support and treatment for people experiencing drug and alcohol related issues and their families.
  • Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in computer software use and information technology on the Microsoft Windows platform and ability to learn new programs and navigate databases

Our Commitment to you

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 link 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.

Community Occupational Therapist I Boandik

Phone: 08 8724 1251
Email: hr@boandik.org.au
Url: www.boandik.org.au  

Summary

Boandik is a leading provider of services to the aged and disabled in the South East of South Australia with the head office based in Mount Gambier.

You have the opportunity to join a cohesive team of professionals to provide high quality and evidence-based therapy services. This full-time position will be responsible for provision of occupational therapy services to both residential and community clients.

Occupational Therapist 

We offer:

  • A strong focus on wellbeing of clients
  • The challenge of a variety of programs
  • A relaxed, friendly and supportive work environment
  • Extensive salary packaging
  • Opportunities for professional and personal development

We are seeking a person who has:

  • Empathy and understanding for the individual
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Initiative and self-motivation

Please email hr@boandik.org.au to request an application for employment pack, or from the website, www.boandik.org.au  

Any questions regarding the position to Trish Patzel, Executive Community Manager on (08) 8724 1251.

Send applications, including a statement addressing the key responsibilities and details of 2 referees, to the above email address or to Human Resource Manager, Boandik, 101 Lake Terrace East, Mount Gambier SA 5290.

Applications close Monday 15th March 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: February 2021

Mental Health Clinicians - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service I South West Healthcare

Summary

South West Healthcare is seeking applications from experienced clinicians (Social Worker, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist) to develop specialist skills in crisis assessment and a range of interventions for children, young people and their families. The role requires sound knowledge of: child and adolescent mental health presentations and interventions; relevant mental health and child, youth and family legislation; and a working knowledge of Recovery Oriented practice and Trauma Informed Care.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

  • Ongoing part and full time positions available

  • Salary packaging options

  • Professional development and support

Excellent opportunity for Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Psychologists or Occupational Therapists interested in providing mental health support to young people.

South West Healthcare’s (SWH) Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) base predominately in Warrnambool is a specialised and highly proficient team seeking applications from committed and dynamic mental health professionals to join them and provide experience, growth and development.

About the role

The CAMHS Mental Health Clinician positions provide an opportunity for health professionals to work in a multidisciplinary team to develop specialist skills in crisis assessment and a range of interventions for children, young people and their families including but not limited to: eating disorders, autism, early intervention and infant mental health.

The position is responsible for providing recovery oriented and trauma informed care, by utilising natural and existing community supports as required in the South West area, incorporating Warrnambool, Hamilton, Portland and Camperdown regional areas. The team provides a treatment service which includes direct clinical treatment to consumers and families including short and long term case management. The role includes assessment, short and long term intensive case management, including evidence based treatment interventions of a high standard.

The Mental Health Clinician works with others using systematic mechanisms that ensure regular communication and the flow of information with other clinical staff and professionals, families, and stakeholder groups located both internally and externally to South West Healthcare.

What you bring

As an experienced Clinician (Social Worker, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Psychologist or Occupational Therapist) you will have a sound appreciation of evidence-based contemporary child, adolescent and family mental health practices. Experience in triage, comprehensive assessment, psychological interventions or related activities is desirable for the position.

The role requires sound knowledge of: child and adolescent mental health presentations and interventions; relevant mental health and child, youth and family legislation; and a working knowledge of Recovery Oriented practice and Trauma Informed Care.

The successful applicant/s must have excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills and initiative with proven ability to work autonomously and within a team, as well as an ability to demonstrate good judgement, work planning, decision-making abilities and organisational skills.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;

  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;

  • Ongoing clinical supervision;

  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;

  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services. With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria’s Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: https://visitwarrnambool.com.au/

How to apply

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

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rachel Robertson (Manager Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service) or Megan Naylor (Team Leader Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service) on (03) 5561 9100 or rrobertson@swh.net.au or mnaylor@swh.net.au 

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 or Victorian Public Health sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists & Psychologists) Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021, with the appropriate classification Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3, Allied Health Professional Grade 2 or Psychologist Grade 1 or 2.

 

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check

  • Employee Working with Children’s Check

  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 14 March 2021. 

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

Occupational Therapist | Brain Injury SA

Phone: 08 8217 7600
Email: info@braininjurysa.org.au

Summary

Due to growth in demand for our specialist approach to service delivery, we have an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist, with at least 2 years of post-graduate experience, to join our interdisciplinary team in our Southern Rewire hub in Noarlunga. 

The successful applicant will enjoy working in a busy, progressive and collaborative environment, and will be interested in maintaining currency of expertise in assisting people living with ABI achieve their independence goals. You will love being a positive team player, and working with others who share your passion to help people with ABI achieve their goals and embrace life after brain injury. You will value interdisciplinary team practice to maximise the benefits of services provided and an environment of shared learning.

Brain Injury SA

Brain Injury SA (BISA) is recognised as the peak body in South Australia for people with an acquired brain injury (ABI), and those who care for them. It engages with people with an ABI and their families, service providers, ABI specialists, and people and agencies that are concerned with the impact of ABI in South Australia. 

Working with BISA offers the opportunity for:

  • Specialist professional development in the management of brain injury
  • Membership of a highly collaborative and supportive interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent working conditions in an organisation committed to its staff
  • Opportunity for progressive service development in a dynamic and nimble organisation

About the role

Due to growth in demand for our specialist approach to service delivery, we have an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist, with at least 2 years of post graduate experience, to join our interdisciplinary team in our Southern Rewire hub in Noarlunga. 

The successful applicant will enjoy working in a busy, progressive and collaborative environment, and will be interested in maintaining currency of expertise in assisting people living with ABI achieve their independence goals. You will love being a positive team player,and working with others who share your passion to help people with ABI achieve their goals and embrace life after brain injury. You will value interdisciplinary team practice to maximise the benefits of services provided and an environment of shared learning.

You will work with the Occupational Therapy team on driving contemporary best practice in Occupational Therapy services for people with ABI and supporting skill development amongst other therapy staff and students.  BISA has a close working relationship with Flinders University and accepts allied health students on a regular basis.

Skills and experience

Working with at least two years clinical experience and a special interest in brain injury, the position offers the development of clinical skills amongst a committed, diverse and experienced team.

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for the provision of service to a community-based adult caseload with Acquired Brain Injury and must hold current registration with AHPRA. 

Duties include:

  • Providing Occupational Therapy clinical skills and evaluating best practice within an interdisciplinary approach to service provision
  • Inclusive student supervision/peer mentoring for Occupational Therapy students on placement
  • Contributing to the REWIRE team on service development and organisational direction
  • Assisting in the promotion and growth of BISA services locally,

Location

Southern Rewire Hub, Noarlunga (primary) and Central Rewire Hub, Light Square Adelaide

Employment Conditions

  • Full time, with part time hours negotiable.
  • Full PBI salary packaging benefits available

For a copy of the Job Description, please contact the Brain Injury SA office on 8217 7600.

For further information on the Occupational Therapist role, please contact Jeanette O'Neil, Manager Allied Health Operations, 8217 7600.

Please apply by Monday 8th March, 2021 via email: info@braininjurysa.org.au.

Occupational Therapist | Brisbane | Medibank

Summary

Will you care for those who need it most?
Caring for customers with chronic and complex problems requires a special level of empathy.

The impact is you.

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 an Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist to join our Brisbane team. We have opportunities for practitioners to be mobile across several aged care facilities based around the suburbs of Brisbane. 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
  • Regional allowances 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.

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 | Carrington Health | Healthability

Summary

The Opportunity
Nillumbik Community Health Service Pty Ltd, operating as Carrington Health and healthAbility (CHHA), is recognised as an industry leader in the delivery of innovative primary health care services. We have a demonstrated record of working with communities to strengthen the health and wellbeing of the local population.

We offer wide ranging, locally delivered community healthcare services in the North Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, with major hubs in Box Hill and Eltham. We are looking for multiple Occupational Therapists to join our team in either a part time or full time capacity, at either Eltham or Box Hill.

Responsibilities 

Occupational Therapy provides adult services to enable effective and meaningful participation in daily living. The principles of self-management, empowerment and advocacy are encouraged in all service provision. The range of services aims to support, facilitate and empower our clients and their support networks to live well.

  • Provision of quality Occupational Therapy services to individuals and their support networks; including assessment (initial and ongoing as required) treatment, individual and/or group-based programs, education and support services.
  • In collaboration with the Allied Health Team, healthAbility Occupational Therapists identify, organise, plan, implement and evaluate evidence-based services.
  • Participation in continuous improvement and planning processes.
  • Liaison with key stakeholders and local service providers and participate in appropriate networks as required.
  • Maintenance of client records in accordance with professional and organisational protocols.
  • Participation in regular interdisciplinary team meetings, case reviews and case presentations; Completion of timely and accurate collection of appropriate data to meet relevant reporting requirements and to ensure compliance with privacy legislation

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or equivalent.
  • Registration with Australian Health Practitioners’ Regulation Authority (AHPRA)
  • Minimum green registration with the State Wide Equipment Program (SWEP)

To view the position description, please go to https://healthability.org.au/about-us/careers/ click on “current vacancies”. Any enquiries can be made to Anna Phyland, Program Manager Allied Health, aphyland@carringtonhealth.org.au

If you meet the criteria and you are looking for a dynamic role during a period of growth and transformation - we'd love to hear from you. Please apply here by submitting a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria with your CV. Thank you for your time and interest and please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted directly. “no agencies please”.

Applications for this exciting role will be reviewed as soon as they are received so don't delay!

Occupational Therapist | Central Coast | Medibank

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 and community settings including 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 horizons by choosing HealthStrong for allied health career opportunities. Taking this step will allow you to experience various clinical environments 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 Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists to join our team with a variety of locations available to deliver allied health services into community settings and residential aged care. Roles will focus on pain management, rehabilitation 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 Australians 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 up to $10,000 for full time employees
  • 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.

Want to find out more visit HealthStrong Careers.

How To Apply - if this is the role for you, hit the link above!

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 you may need for us to support you better.

To start small and impact bigger.

Occupational Therapist | Co.As.It Allied Health

Phone: 07 3624 6100
Email: applications@coasit.asn.au

Summary

The Co.As.It. Allied Health Team is growing and we are seeking to recruit an experienced OT.

The current Allied Health Team is an established, friendly, supportive and professional multi-disciplinary team of community-based OTs, Physiotherapist and Podiatrists.

Benefits include

  • Salary sacrifice available after probation
  • No overtime, on call or weekend work

Co.As.It. provides subsidized in-home services to people who are over 65, through HCP (Home Care Package) and CHSP (Commonwealth Home Support Program) funding as well as NDIS. We strive to maximise our clients’ independence and optimise their quality of life, thus facilitating their ability to remain in their own homes for as long as possible. We also cater for those with NDIS funding. Co.As.It. caters to the general community whilst specialising in the CALDB (culturally and linguistically diverse background) community.

The occupational therapist role includes

  • Client-centered home safety and functional assessments
  • Equipment prescription
  • Major and minor home modifications
  • Falls prevention measures
  • Supporting and educating family members and care staff

About You

  • Current relevant AHPRA registration (no restrictions or conditions)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in the relevant allied health profession
  • Previous experience within Aged Care, Community Care and NDIS
  • Current Australian drivers licence
  • Current National Police Certificate issued by the Australian Federal Police
  • Blue and Yellow Card
  • First Aid certificate
  • Excellent time management skills, including the ability to organise your own schedule and work autonomously
  • Knowledge in delivery of government subsidised community services including relevant government assessment and eligibility criteria
  • Demonstrated clinical reasoning skills, and ability to maintain timely and accurate clinical documentation
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and their families and with other Co.As.It. team members

Co.As.It. Community Services is a Charitable and Public Benevolent Institution

To apply please email your resume and cover letter to applications@coasit.asn.au

Contact Details

Allana Clark - Allied Health Team Leader - Co.As.It.
Ph: 3624 6100
Email: allanac@coasit.asn.au

Occupational Therapist | EACH

Summary

Who we are
At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community. Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.

Who we’re looking for

If you're an Occupational Therapist, experienced with children and qualified with AHPRA, enjoy variety in your day, and working closely with other service delivery professionals, you might be exactly the person we're looking for!

As part of our Paediatric team at Ringwood, EACH is looking for an Occupational Therapist to provide support for children with complex needs, making a huge difference to the lives of young people and their families.

If you enjoy working with children within the context of their families and are able to deliver best practice occupational therapy interventions that will support a child's development and allow them to thrive, we have the perfect part-time opportunity for you. Based at our Ringwood East site you will use your skills in all areas of OT, including fine motor, gross motor, sensory processing, play and social skills and self-care skills to provide individual and group planned care.

This position will be offered on a 3 year fixed-term basis, and can be flexible between 0.8EFT and 1.0EFT.

What you’ll be doing

Working with a multidisciplinary team, you will be able to work with children whose families have complex care needs. You will have excellent time management skills, a fine eye for detail and be confident working within a brief intervention model. You will be able to engage children and their families from CALD background. You will be trauma-informed, culturally aware and able to deliver child safe practice and co-ordinated care. Providing individual and group-based interventions and seeing up to 5 clients per day you will be confident providing outreach services as required.

Who you’ll be working with

A typical day would include collaboration within a friendly team with supportive management and positive culture. Working with other professionals at Ringwood within a variety of disciplines, including Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Psychologists, our team is dedicated to giving clients the best possible support.

What we offer

EACH offers all staff benefits by offering Not for Profit Salary Packaging, a flexible workplace strategy and support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program.

Next steps

We want to know why you would like to come work with EACH and what you can bring to this role. Please attach a cover letter with your resume.

If you’d like more information about the position, please contact Kate Sieh, Outer East Primary Health Manager on 9837 3900

Applications close Sunday 28 February 2021.

Occupational Therapist | Early Start Australia
            

Summary

Early Start Australia is an established therapy provider for children with a range of diagnosis and support requirements.

We are currently seeking Occupational Therapists for clinics nationwide across Australia – in ACT, NSW, NT, SA, QLD, VIC and WA

Full and part-time opportunities available.

Role Requirements

  • 1+ year(s) experience
  • Drivers Licence and car
  • AHPRA, WWCC, Police Check, First Aid and NDIS Worker Screening Check

Benefits and Perks

  • Supervision and support
  • Work in our friendly multidisciplinary team 
  • Performance incentives, professional development and access to a discount marketplace

If this sounds like the career opportunity for you, please email your CV to HR@earlystartaustralia.com.au

Occupational Therapist | Gatton | Medibank

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 QLD team, based at an aged care facility in Gatton. We have a number of part time positions available. 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
  • Regional allowances
  • $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 | Gold Coast | Medibank

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 fixed opportunities based at aged care facilities in Tweed Heads, Leamington, Varsity Lakes, and Kirra Beach, as well as mobile positions across our 7 sites. 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 | Grade 2 | Forensicare

Summary

  • Full-time, ongoing
  • Based in Dame Phyllis Frost Centre
  • Great salary packaging conditions and leave entitlements
  • Free onsite parking

Forensicare provides specialist mental health services at Dame Phyllis Frost Centre in the Marrmak Unit, a 20-bed residential program for women prisoners with an intensive outreach program and a therapeutic day program.

There is a strong focus on providing a healing environment not only for the prisoners, but importantly also one that supports the well-being and safety of all staff involved. This approach recognises that many women who are imprisoned are indeed themselves victims of crime and have challenging mental health conditions as a result. The word Marrmak is from the Woiwurrung language of the Wurundjeri people meaning ‘safe’.

About the role:

Autonomously plan, implement and evaluate Occupational Therapy specific assessment and interventions whilst undertaking required duties as a member of the multidisciplinary team. The OT will also provide a range of formal and informal groups that support a range of social and independent living skills.

Duties:

  • Provide OT specific assessment and interventions
  • Facilitate groups that support independent living skills
  • Work collaboratively with both the consumer group and multidisciplinary team
  • Support the facilitation of student education

Skills and experience:

  • Work within an ethically and legally sound framework
  • Contribute towards quality improvement initiatives
  • Engage in professional development
  • Ability to advocate for consumer needs

Mandatory qualifications & registrations:

  • Approved degree in Occupational Therapy recognised for membership of OT Australia – Australian Association of Occupational Therapists.
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulations Agency (AHPRA)
  • The successful candidate will be required to register their qualifications on eCredential
  • This position is subject to a Police Check.

Benefits:

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

  • Great salary packaging conditions.
  • Excellent leave entitlements.
  • Post-graduate scholarship programs.
  • Ongoing training and full orientation.
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Programs including Employee Assistance Programs.


Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTQI, people with a lived experience of disability, as well as people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Forensicare promotes the following values: responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect and leadership; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke free environment.

Occupational Therapist | Hallmark Integrated Health Group

Phone: 0429 557 127
Email: kateo’meara@hihgroup.com.au
Url: www.hihs.com.au 

Summary

Hallmark Integrated Health Group P/L is located throughout the magnificent Gippsland Region in Victoria and is seeking the services of 2 Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapist and Social Worker.

HIH Group has offices located in Traralgon, Bairnsdale, and Lakes Entrance.

We have 3 positions available in Traralgon and the other in Bairnsdale.

HIH Group has become one of the true leaders of Allied Health Services throughout Gippsland and has an outstanding track record of achieving significant results in the broad spectrum of Allied Health Services.

We have an excellent team of Allied Health Professionals that are client-centred, goal orientated, and results driven. We are led by one of Australia's senior and experienced OT's in Kerrie Thomsen (Associate Professor - ACU - OT Department).

HIH Group is a registered provider of services to key funding organisations such as the NDIS, TAC and Workcover Victoria as well as having a preferred provider status with many other professional organisations.

We are seeking Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) that wish to develop their skills through working with our experienced team and you will have both our Senior OT's and our diverse AHP team to guide and assist with your growth in an industry that at times can be very challenging. Not only will you have the opportunity to develop and grow your skills as an AHP you will gain major self-achievement in helping each of our clients through many difficult situations that they face in life and assist them greatly into the future.

We offer a remuneration package that will be most competitive and can discuss packaging such as use of a FMCV and accommodation in Gippsland. 

If you are interested in becoming a member of our great team and would like to discuss further, please contact Kate O'Meara on 0429 557 127.

Forward your resume to kateo’meara@hihgroup.com.au.

Visit us at www.hihs.com.au 

Occupational Therapist | Kennedy Reid

Summary

Mobile clinical role with a big focus on complex injuries including brain injuries.

  • Fantastic opportunity to grow within a niche space
  • Complete autonomy but a great support network if needed
  • No case management!

The Company

Get the opportunity to work for a clinical occupational therapy service who offers clinical occupational therapy services across the NDIS and neurological space.

The Role Itself 

  • Look after a caseload of clients with disabilities
  • Disabilities can range from neuro to amputations 
  • Hugely varied role with opportunity to expand skill set ten fold
  • Deliver therapy such as hand and upper limb therapy 
  • Liaise with NDIS and assist clients to navigate through scheme
  • Complete assessments, make recommendations carry out rehab therapy 
  • Visit clients in their homes and educate carers and family 

All the Best Bits

  • Internal support by way of industry expert as your direct manager
  • Extensive training offered 
  • Mobility across all brands meaning you could be with business long term and continue to be challenged 
  • Full flexibility to manage own diary to fit other commitments around your role
  • All business tools provided including lap top and smart phone as well as home office set up 
  • Realistic targets and bonuses for client referrals 
  • Generous salary of up to $85k+ Super for right candidate with the right experience 

About You

  • You must hold full AHPRA Registration as an Occupational Therapist
  • Full driving license and car

How to Apply

Contact Kate Carroll on 0477 773 466 or Kate@kennedyreid.com.au
https://www.kennedyreid.com.au/
Level 13, 115 Pitts Street, Sydney, 2000
Closing date – 26th March 2021
 

Occupational Therapist | Keylinks Community Services

Phone: 0402 329 097
Url: www.keylinkscommunity.com.au

Summary

Keylinks Community Services is a registered NDIS provider offering services to people with physical, intellectual, and psychosocial disabilities.

As an organisation that is dedicated to enriching the lives of people living with a disability. We are looking for like-minded individuals who can offer new and innovative approaches.

We have a rare Permanent full-time opportunity for either an experienced Occupational Therapist ready to hit the ground running and make this role their own or a new graduate with a great attitude who is willing to put in the hard yards and kick start their career.

About the company

Keylinks Community Services is a registered NDIS provider offering services to people with physical, intellectual, and psychosocial disabilities.

We have a team of friendly professionals who are progressive in their approach to service and will go the extra mile to support our clients.

As an organisation that is dedicated to enriching the lives of people living with a disability. We are looking for like-minded individuals who can offer new and innovative approaches.

About the position

We have a rare Permanent full-time opportunity for either an experienced Occupational Therapist ready to hit the ground running and make this role their own or a new graduate with a great attitude who is willing to put in the hard yards and kick start their career.

The role

  • This role is highly independent.
  • No two days will be the same.
  • Broad caseload; working with all age-groups under NDIS funding
  • Will include home assessments/modifications, equipment prescription, evidence-based therapy and much more!
  • Regular team meetings- don’t feel like you work alone!

You will be based in our head office at Salisbury however will spend much of your time in the community attending to our clients.

The Benefits

  • Above award salary + super
  • Company funded Professional Development
  • Access to a Company vehicle
  • Technology resources provided
  • Encouragement to think outside the box
  • Supportive company culture

Position Duties

  • Liaise with all relevant stakeholders involved in the client’s care.
  • Coordinate treatment with other required allied health professionals.
  • Establish goal- orientated, individualised treatment plans.
  • Provide accurate, timely and high-quality assessments and reports that meet NDIS standards.
  • Assess clients' functional potential in their home, leisure, work, and school environments, and recommend environmental adaptations to maximise their performance.
  • Provide advice to family members, carers, employers, and teachers about adapting clients' home, leisure, work, and school environments.
  • Assist in providing adaptive equipment, such as wheelchairs and splints, to assist clients to overcome their functional limitations.
  • Provide instruction and education to clients’ and their care- givers, including company employees in the use of assistive technology.
  • Demonstrate exercises that can help clients better perform everyday tasks and relieve pain.
  • Other duties as required.

About you

To succeed in this role, you will bring a strong clinical skillset and have a passion for client care and a high standard of customer-focused service. You will also need the confidence to express fresh and innovative ideas and have a can-do attitude.

Skills and Competencies

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong critical and analytical skills.
  • Sound numeracy skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including the use of MS Office suite.
  • Ability to keep accurate records.
  • Able to follow instructions and work independently or as part of a team.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize.
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent follow-through.

Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Full AHPRA registration
  • Unrestricted Australian Working Rights
  • WWCC
  • open license

Remuneration

Reflective of qualification and experience

How to apply

If you’re an enthusiastic allied health professional looking to take your career to new heights please submit your resume and cover letter outlining how you fulfil the above requirements, and our friendly recruitment team will be in touch shortly to progress your application.

For More Information
Contact: Elana on 0402 329 097
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $65,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year

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