Occupational Therapist

Toowoomba, Queensland
3 - 19 Jul 2019
Phone: 07 5525 4133

Anglicare’s South Coast client base and team are growing – with over 4100 clients and nearly 200 employees in total, this Occupational Therapist role is essential to maintain our outputs, and will focus on supporting our community clients by promoting independence, re-ablement and improved aspects of daily living. You will work closely with both our nursing and client support teams to provide holistic care, providing the right supports and equipment that enable your clients to “do it for themselves”.

Benefits and Culture

Our Toowoomba office is located in a charming old Queenslander, in a quiet area with nearby cafes and offers a relaxed, country feel.   Our small team is friendly, welcoming and passionate about the work we do.   Other benefits of joining us include:

  • Working alongside an empowering manager who trusts in her team’s abilities, offering a “team captain” approach and promoting collaboration throughout the region
  • Opportunities to visit new regional areas and become a valued care provider within our smaller rural communities
  • A family-friendly approach and mobile technology enable you to work offsite and in remote areas
  • Generous reimbursement of cost when you use your own vehicle – our office also has free parking onsite!
  • The option to purchase an additional two weeks leave annually

Skills and Experience

Either experienced in a hospital or community setting, or a new Grad some of your skills will include:

  • Conducting home based evaluations, devising  care plans and writing functional reports
  • Assessing the home environment and prescribing aids, equipment and modifications as required
  • Planning, coordination and implementation of group therapy programs as required
  • Ability to work within a “swings and roundabouts” environment and maintain a positive attitude
  • Collaborating with others but with the capacity to plan and prioritise your own workload effectively
  • Problem solving, having an innovative approach and ability to think outside the box

You will also need:

  • A degree in Occupational Therapy and AHPRA registration
  • First Aid Certificate with CPR
  • Membership (or eligibility) with AAOT
  • A National Police Certificate
  • Current Queensland Driver Licence S

Applications close Friday 19th July 2019

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