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Allied Health Professional Opportunities | KU Children's Services

Phone: 02 9268 3934
Email: careers@ku.com.au

Summary

KU is one of Australia’s largest and leading providers of preschools, child care and early education services, and remains proudly not for profit. With 140 services and programs around Australia, KU delivers, supports and leads high quality inclusive play-based learning programs. They provide opportunities for children to become the creators, thinkers and doers of today and tomorrow.

KU Children’s services are currently looking for 2 x Paediatric Occupational Therapists and a Speech Pathologist to join our KU Education Support and Family Services team.

All 3 opportunities are full-time, permanent positions working 8 hours per day (Monday to Friday) accruing one monthly Rostered Day Off (RDO)!

The Roles:

The ideal applicants have knowledge of NDIS and experience working in transdisciplinary teams.

For more information about these exciting opportunities and to learn more about KU, please click on links above or go to www.ku.com.au 

Why join us?

KU has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can!

The KU Difference:

  • We Reward - We offer sector leading pay and benefits including salary packaging and discounted private health insurance.
  • We Build Careers - We enable and encourage our people to grow and evolve with us
  • We Grow Our People - We provide opportunities to learn, grow and enhance your professional practice through KU’s high quality professional learning program
  • We Offer an Inclusive Culture - We’ve created a diverse and inclusive working culture with a shared vision and common values.

How do you apply?

If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your Cover Letter and CV by clicking the "APPLY NOW" button via links as in the positions above

Applications are closing on Saturday, 21 December.

For inquiries, contact Aude, HR Generalist on 9268 3934 or careers@ku.com.au

To view other vacant positions, please visit our website https://www.ku.com.au/career

Chiro Hub | Occupational Therapist

Phone: 02 9317 2288
Email: yazbekchiro@gmail.com
Url: www.chirohub.com.au

Summary

Are you passionate and driven to excel in Occupational Therapy and provide the best outcomes for your clients? Are you excited to be able to use your skillset in an integrative, multidisciplinary practice working under the guidance of a mentoring practitioner at the forefront of his profession? Do you seek regular continuing education and the opportunity to continually expand your knowledge? Have you worked hard to establish your own clientele and need a dedicated space to work from? Do you enjoy the prospect of working in an environment with the potential to build a solid patient base and consult with your existing patients in a growing residential area close to the CBD?

The Chiro Hub in beautiful Rosebery, NSW is looking for you!

Drop us a line, and see if we might be the perfect fit.

Ph: (02) 9317 2288 or email yazbekchiro@gmail.com

The Chiro Hub practice consists of:

  • Modern practice with state of the art technology including Physiosensing, a posturography and stabilometry platform for the objective assessment and treatment of balance, dizziness and postural disorders
  • Two consulting rooms
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Cliniko managed appointments
  • Established and growing patient base
  • Pathology and Spectrum medical imaging within 1km
  • Working alongside an integrated Chiropractor and Exercise Physiologist
Experienced Occupational Therapist for Private Practice

Summary

An exciting opportunity is available for an Occupational Therapist to join our multi-speciality physician and allied health private practice in the Campbelltown area in Sydney.

We are an established practice with an established patient and referral base, in the fastest population growth region in Sydney. We provide specialist physician advice and care to both adult and paediatric patients, and have a growing allied health team. We are looking for someone with the drive and experience to lead and develop the NDIS allied health component of our service. Working hours are flexible along with some scope to work from home. The applicant must have their own comprehensively insured vehicle and be willing to undertake home and community visits as needed. We provide full administrative support. Remuneration is negotiable and experience and knowledge of the NDIS sector is preferable.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy)

To express your interest, please email your CV and contact details to:

physicianmedjobs@gmail.com

Locum Occupational Therapist | Kelly Services
        

Phone: 0491 690 965
Email: cheyenne_kermond@kellyservices.com.au

Summary

The Company

Well known Aged Care provider currently has requirements for qualified or newly qualified occupational therapists to join their team on a contract basis initially for up to 3 months with a view to permanency.

Responsibilities

  • Develop innovative and individualised treatment plans;
  • Provide hands-on physiotherapy techniques to reduce pain and to maintain residents’ quality of life and functional abilities;
  • Provide rehabilitation and falls prevention initiatives to residents;
  • Undertake exercise classes such as balance, strengthening and Tai Chi classes to improve quality of life;
  • Assess for and prescribe mobility aids and functional appliances to improve resident function;
  • Provide manual handling education to staff and general education to residents and families

About You

  • Full APHRA registration.
  • Relevant tertiary degree.

Benefits

  • $45 - $50 per hour + Super
  • Training and development provided.

Locations

  • Brisbane Metro + Regional
  • Melbourne Metro + Regional
  • Sydney Metro + Regional
  • Perth Metro + Regional
  • Tasmania Launceston + Hobart

To Apply

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in this opportunity, please apply online in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact Cheyenne Kermond on +61 491 690 965 or email cheyenne_kermond@kellyservices.com.au for a confidential discussion.

Kelly Services is a Fortune 500 company, operating in more than 30 countries and territories worldwide, with 25 years history in Australia and located in every major city nationwide. We deliver staffing solutions across temporary assignments, permanent placements, outsourced recruitment and HR consulting. Our core service lines include Commercial, Healthcare, Trades, Engineering, Financial and Scientific resources divisions.

Medicolegal Occupational Therapist | Interface

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

Summary

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

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

This role is for you if:

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

What is involved in each assessment?

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

 

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

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

Mental Health Team Leader | Ingham

Summary

We are seeking a Leader to join our specialist service.  As the Team Leader, you will provide a high-quality specialist, case management mental health service to people with serious mental health problems and their families in Ingham, Cardwell and surrounds in keeping with national and state requirements.

Applications are sought from: Clinical Nurse Consultants, Psychologists, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists.

Why make the change?

Explore the Hinchinbrook lifestyle which includes hiking, fishing, and is close to the reef. The town of Ingham is just over an hour's drive north from Townsville and offers a unique collection of culture, fresh produce and vast green landscapes. Just a short drive southwest of Ingham provides an opportunity to discover the awe-inspiring Wallaman Falls, Australia's highest permanent single drop waterfall. A little further north of the town is the pristine Hinchinbrook Island, a nature lover's paradise. Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic.

Generous remuneration package value up to $143,881 p.a. comprising salary range of $120,856 up to $126,105 p.a. (HP5), 17.5% leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

Enquiries: Narelle Pamplin 07 4433 9710

Job Ad Reference: TV330542

Application Details: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-TV330542

Closing Date: Sunday 05 January 2020

Occupational Therapist | Auscare

Summary

Auscare are seeking energetic, reliable Occupational Therapists to join our Perth-based staffing agency. We are currently offering on-going three month fixed-term contracts to suitable candidates.

6 months minimum experience
Current registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
Current National Police clearance certificate (less than 6 months old)
Clear verbal and written communication skills
An understanding of Aged Care Accreditation Standards (beneficial)
People skills with the ability to relate to people of all ages
Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team

Auscare Group is an equal opportunity employer and advocates diversity in the workplace.

APPLY NOW

Auscare Group is a Perth based organisation which recruits and trains personnel to work in the community services sector. With a reputation built on quality & governance, Auscare Group provides recruitment solutions and training for a variety of healthcare providers.

With ascending growth currently being experienced we are looking for qualified candidates to join us as Occupational Therapist's and Physiotherapist's.

The following criteria are essential to progress in the stages of our recruitment process:

  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Valid Driver's License and reliable vehicle
  • Minimum 6 months experience preferably in Aged Care/Disability
  • National Police Clearance (within 6 months)
  • Current First Aid/CPR
  • Experience in the prescription, use and range of equipment and assistive technology available for clients.
  • Effective time management, organisational and problem solving skills.
  • Known ability to provide clinical support and supervision to staff.
  • Professional presentation and manner

On offer

  • Competitive and Excellent salary and weekly pay cycles.
  • On-going professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive team available 24⁄7.
  • Open door communication.

If you are confident that you meet the above criteria, please submit your application by clicking here.

Occupational Therapist | Canberra Private Hospital

Summary

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ms Sarah Galea – Allied Health Coordinator Canberra Private Hospital

Ms Ruth Palavestra – Occupational Therapist Canberra Private Hospital

Applications open for the advertisement period of 4 weeks from 19.08.2019

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

Occupational Therapist | Essential Rehab

Summary

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

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

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

Our Vision through our values

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

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

What you will be doing

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

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

Our ideal Essential Therapist would be  

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

As an Allied Health Professional, you will have:

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

Desirable things (that we can work on also):

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

Our commitment to you

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

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

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

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

Occupational Therapist | Eton Place

Summary

Experience in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Rehabilitation.

Sessional Opportunity

Eton Place is a mid-sized child and adolescent multidisciplinary mental health practice in Toowong, Brisbane. We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who is looking to commence or grow their private practice work.

We are accepting applications for sessional work and offer very competitive and flexible sessional rates.

You will work alongside a multi-disciplinary team that already has sessional child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, a mental health social worker, a speech and language pathologist and a dietician

Selection Criteria

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy and current registration with AHPRA
  2. Demonstrated competency in mental health rehabilitation with an ability to plan, implement and evaluate individual and group clinical rehabilitation interventions, e.g. skills assessment and training, vocational interventions, health promotion and education, motivational interviewing and psychosocial strategies.
  3. Experience working with children and young people with mental health concerns, and knowledge of the mental health needs of children and young people and their families.
  4. Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively within the multi-disciplinary team and with a diverse range of stakeholders including children, families and doctors/clinicians.
  5. Ability to exercise independent professional judgement on routine matters, commensurate with years of experience
  6. Demonstrated commitment to patient participation, and a strength based and recovery focused approach.

Please forward enquiries to practice.manager@etonplace.com.au or contact us by phone on 07 3736 1268

Occupational Therapist | Full Time

Phone: 0448 110 174
Email: admin@aspiretoachieveot.com

Summary

Aspire to Achieve Occupational Therapy is a small and local therapy clinical providing a mobile and clinic-based service to best support the needs of our clients. The position is based in Townsville with the opportunity to service rural and regional areas.

Job Title- Occupational Therapist.

Job Type- Full-Time position.

Location- Clinic is based at 37 Leyland Street Garbutt, however we are a mobile clinic.

Job Role

  • Provide Occupational Therapy services to children and young adults with disabilities or developmental delays in the community.  Case load is primarily paediatric.
  • Assess and prescribe equipment to enhance the independence and community participation of clients.
  • Assess and provide evidence-based therapy to children and young adults with disabilities or developmental delays.
  • Communicate and work alongside other services to provide a holistic therapy approach.
  • Complete reports and applications to advocate for client needs.

Key Selection Criteria include

  • Recognised degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Professional membership with OT Australia and registration with AHPRA.
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certification.
  • Specific experience working with children and young adults with complex needs.
  • Demonstrated experience in equipment prescription for children and young adults.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional education.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with therapists, parents, guardians, teachers and children.
  • Current driver's license and use of own car where required.

How to Apply

Please send your application to admin@aspiretoachieveot.com.  If you wish to find out more about the job position, please contact Shannon Goodwin on 0448 110 174.  Applications close by 5pm on Friday 3rd January 2020.

Occupational Therapist | Full Time | Guide Dogs NSW/ACT

Phone: 02 9412 9443
Email: jobs@guidedogs.com.au
Url: www.guidedogs.com.au/jobs

Summary

Full-time Permanent Occupational Therapist role available in Canberra/Albury location. Work with a leading charity brand to support individuals with vision impairment to develop, enhance and maintain independence in their desired activities of daily living.

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is the leading provider in Australia of guide dogs and orientation and mobility services for people with vision loss.

We are currently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our Client Services team to provide professional, evidence-based occupational therapy services to support individuals with vision impairment to develop, enhance and maintain independence in their desired activities of daily living.

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Ideally 3 years’ or more experience delivering occupational therapy intervention programs;
  • Current registration with AHPRA;
  • Completion of a relevant tertiary qualification in occupational therapy, and skills in the context of vision impairment (or willingness to complete further study);
  • A sound understanding of client-centred practice;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with clients and others;
  • Ability to work under direction and to be flexible to adapt to varying workloads and caseload demands;
  • Aptitude to work well in a team, as well as independently;
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills;
  • Attention to detail and skills in analysis, planning and problem solving;
  • A current unrestricted drivers licence with a good driving history; and
  • Good skills in utilising computer applications and modern technology.

Applicants must be willing to travel regularly to deliver programs in client homes or community locations, and must be physically fit to undertake the inherent requirements of the role. If successful you will be required to obtain satisfactory clearances as established by a Working With Children Check and a Criminal History Check.

The successful candidate will have access to a tool of trade car or car allowance and PBI salary packaging.  GDN also supports flexible working arrangements.   

For a full list of vacancies and positions descriptions please go to https://www.guidedogs.com.au/jobs.  For further information call Katrina Hawkins on (02) 9412 9443 or email jobs@guidedogs.com.au.

To join our friendly and committed staff please complete the application at https://applynow.net.au/jobs/GDNA6

Application Close Date: 10 January 2020

Occupational Therapist | Grade 3 | Acute Mental Health

Summary

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Senior Occupational Therapist will work within a fast-paced multi-disciplinary team to ensure the client’s needs are assessed and met from an Occupational Therapy Perspective

  • Located at Werribee Mercy Hospital - Clare Moore Building (Acute Mental Health Unit but also assisting the Ursula Frayne Centre in Footscray)
  • Fixed term part time role.
  • Operational management of Grade 2 & Grade 1 OTs and Psychiatric Services Officers
  • Access to discipline specific supervision and support through the network of occupational therapists within the service
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities

ABOUT YOU:

  • Energy, initiative and a passion to work in the mental health arena
  • Registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist
  • Experience as an Occupational Therapist in a mental health clinical setting
  • A person-centred approach in thinking and practice, applying recovery concepts in practice
  • Excellent knowledge, skills and understanding of evidence-based OT specific assessments and interventions in mental health clinical practice
  • The ability to provide clinical direction and specialised knowledge to junior staff
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Develop and coordinate a therapeutic activities program for clients with a range of mental health diagnoses
  • Undertake ongoing quality improvement initiatives to ensure best outcomes for clients.
  • Post graduate qualifications in Mental Health a definite advantage

ABOUT US:

Mercy Mental Health (South West Area Mental Health Service) is a public mental health service supporting people in south west metropolitan Melbourne with severe and complex mental illnesses by providing acute and community-based care. Services are available to adults through acute inpatient programs, residential rehabilitation programs and crisis and community recovery-focused treatment programs. We also deliver inpatient and community specialist perinatal mental health services to women and infants in western Victoria.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:  

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services 

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

To apply for this position, please visit the following link - https://mercyhealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=OwlwmwKuwnWE5JFkVdSY3w==&jbc=ere

Occupational Therapist | Level 3 | Tasmanian Health Service

Phone: 03 6166 0502
Email: darren.west@ths.tas.gov.au
Url: www.jobs.tas.gov.au

Summary

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

Salary

$90,269 to $100,483 pro-rata, per annum

Classification

Allied Health Professional Level 3

Award

Allied Health Professional (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2016

Period of Employment

Fixed term, part-time, day work, working 60.8 hours per fortnight commencing 18 November 2019 until 30 October 2020.

Location

Mental Health and Statewide Services - Wilfred Lopes Centre

Duties

  • Provide a comprehensive clinical service through assessment, case management and individual therapies with clients of the Forensic Mental Health Service.
  • Provide specialist rehabilitation Occupational Therapy treatment and services to patients within the Wilfred Lopes Centre and Community Forensic Mental Health service, and the Risdon Prison Complex as required, including the design, development, implementation and evaluation of specialised treatment programs.
  • Assist with the integration into the community of released clients through consultation and liaison with the Community Forensic Mental Health Teams.
  • Prepare formal reports for Community Corrections, Parole Board, Classification Board and Courts, Forensic Mental Health Tribunal, and Mental Health Tribunal as required.
  • Work within the multidisciplinary team and participate in case management reviews to ensure continuity of client care.
  • Assist with and participate in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of quality improvement, risk management, ethical research activities and other strategies consistent with best practice.
  • Provide consultation to mental health professionals and other agencies regarding Occupational Therapy assessment and management of forensic cases.
  • Actively contribute and participate in the formulation and delivery of education programs for patients, clients, relatives, health professionals and the broader community to promote awareness of mental health issues for individuals within the criminal justice system.
  • Participate in supervision, peer review and continuing professional development, including accreditation activities.
  • Supervise Occupational Therapy students, other students and staff as required.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:

1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:

            a)  Crimes of Violence
            b)  Sex Related Offences
            c)  Serious Drug Offences
            d)  Crimes involving dishonesty

2.  Identification check

3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Desirable Requirements

  • Current Driver’s Licence.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

 

How to apply

Please visit www.jobs.tas.gov.au and search vacancy number 512552.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Darren West
Nurse Unit Manager – Wilfred Lopes Centre
Phone: (03) 6166 0502
Email: darren.west@ths.tas.gov.au  

Better health and quality of life around Tasmania.

Visit us at www.ths.tas.gov.au

Occupational Therapist | Life Live it!

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

Summary

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

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

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

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

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

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

Occupational Therapist | Montrose

Summary

About Us

With more than 80 years of experience behind us, Montrose has evolved into a modern, customer focused service provider supporting paediatrics and young people with a disability throughout Queensland. We offer a diverse range of high quality therapy and support services to children and young people at their home, in the community services or within one of our Service Centres.

About the Role

We have a great opportunity for a registered and experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team and service our customers within the Gold Coast Service Centre and related clinics .Applications for this role are open to candidates seeking full time or part time employment.

Key Responsibilities

As an experienced and Registered Occupational Therapist, you will be required to:

  • Provide high quality Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention for clients in a professional, confidential and culturally safe manner, in keeping with accepted best practice standards which include clinic-based appointments and home visits.
  • Ensure integrated service delivery and follow up, coordinating and communicating as required with other relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Accurate and timely documentation of stakeholder communication in accordance with approved format
  • Accurately and concisely record all customer interaction and workload management statistics to facilitate the analysis of service trends
  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of a range of disabilities and conditions
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with other allied health staff within Montrose Therapy & Respite Services
  • Maintain confidentiality in line with Code of Conduct and comply with all Montrose Therapy Policies & Procedures
  • Adhere to all work health & safety policies and compliant within the ethical boundaries of Montrose Therapy and AHPRA

To have a chat with us about this role you must have:

  1. Mandatory recognised tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy and current full registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist
  2. Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision and/or in a sole professional in this environment
  3. Demonstrated ability to provide high quality occupational therapy assessment and intervention for clients in a professional, and culturally safe manner
  4. Demonstrated effective verbal and written skills with particular emphasis on interpersonal communication skills, establishing trust and rapport, maintaining confidentiality and record keeping
  5. Experience working in a multidisciplinary team is preferable
  6. Current CPR Certificate
  7. Current Blue Card (Working with Children and Young People) or willingness to apply for a Blue Card
  8. Completion of the NDIS Worker Orientation Module.
  9. A current drivers' licence and access to a reliable vehicle are essential for service provision.

Working with Montrose

Our point of difference is the amazing team of qualified therapists working with our customers and their families. Being part of the Montrose community means you are making a positive difference to so many lives.

When you join Montrose, you unite with talented and passionate people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to increase quality of life for all customers. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and encourage professional development as an ongoing requirements within your field.

  • Great salary and leave packaging options
  • Eight weeks paid maternity leave
  • Modern, high quality workplaces
Occupational Therapist | Paediatric | Royal Far West

Summary

Seeking an experienced Paediatric OT to join our dynamic team, based at beautiful Manly Beach. Effecting real change at the child, family and community levels by providing services to families who cannot access from rural communities.

About Us

At Royal Far West, we believe that every child has the right to access the services they need to thrive, no matter where they live. From our base opposite Manly beach in Sydney, we provide multidisciplinary health and disability services for children from rural and remote Australia with developmental, behavioural, learning and mental health difficulties. Through our range of programs and innovative service delivery models we are changing the landscape of service provision for Australian rural and remote families.

We are passionate about working with country children, their families, schools and local health providers to provide high quality support and improve outcomes. 

The Role

In joining our dynamic and growing team, you will help us to grow and innovate to ensure more country kids can access the care they need. The role includes:

  • Delivery of paediatric assessment and treatment interventions using a trauma informed, family centred and strengths-based intervention:
    • Administer and interpret assessments
    • Implementation of therapeutic programs that address fine and gross motor function, visual perception, motor planning and handwriting skills
    • Opportunity to work with highly experienced OTs, with specialist experience in the field of regulation, including sensory processing, emotion regulation and relationship-based approaches
    • Report writing and/or resource development
  • Collaborating with families, communities and schools
  • Working closely with the RFW Multi Disciplinary Team (MDT), including Developmental Paediatricians, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers and Speech Pathologists
  • Supported by regular one on one and group supervision, as well as participation in professional development workshops.

What's in it for you:

  • Opportunities to deliver therapy via technology as well as face to face
  • Varied and manageable case load
  • Great work life balance
  • Individuals’ career ambitions are valued, offering opportunities for growth and development
  • Strong team culture
  • Work from home options
  • Involvement in a growing service and organisation

On your first day with us, you will be able to demonstrate the following:

Essential

  • B. App Sc (OT), B. Occupational Therapy or equivalent and registered as an Occupational Therapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Ideally 3 years’ experience in occupational therapy assessment, intervention, case management and discharge planning of children (0 – 16 years) with developmental disorders.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the main components of performance in paediatric practice i.e. regulation, engagement, fine and gross motor skill, visual perception, praxis and handwriting skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication. Proficient computer skills.

Nice to have:

  • Experience working with children/adolescents with an Intellectual Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ODD, ADHD
  • Knowledge of early life trauma and/or experience working from a trauma-informed approach as well as a desire to help children with significant behavioural difficulties
  • Able to work both collaboratively and autonomously
  • Interest in gaining experience in Telecare (Telehealth)
  • Experience in teacher and parent training

CULTURE

Royal Far West Core Values:

Respect- We value diversity and are sensitive in relationships and to differences.

Integrity- We are open, honest and accountable. We do what we say we will do.

Care- We foster an environment that is supportive and without judgement.

Energy-We apply ourselves energetically, are resilient and encourage innovation

Royal Far West is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

WHERE WE ARE

Located in beautiful Manly, we can be accessed by bus, ferry or car. For more information go to https://www.royalfarwest.org.au/contact/

BENEFITS

An attractive remuneration of base salary + 9.5% superannuation and salary packaging will be offered to the successful candidate.

Royal Far West is a rewarding, meaningful and inspiring workplace which offers a diverse work experience, a knowledgeable health care team and existing projects and initiatives. We strive for a positive and committed workplace culture.

Salary Packaging

Salary packing allows part of your wages to be paid as a reimbursement of your personal expenses and no income tax is payable on this money. In effect, part of your wage is paid tax free each pay day.  For more information go to: https://www.salary.com.au

Work life balance

At Royal Far West we acknowledge the diverse commitments of our employees outside of work and can offer flexible working arrangements to accommodate the needs of these individuals.

For further information please contact Dagney Hopp, MultiDisc Clinical Manager (OT, Dietetics, Orthoptist) on 02 8622 6813.

To apply for this position, please follow the link to apply on our careers page https://royalfarwest.elmotalent.com.au/careers/careers/job/view/63

Closing Date: 14 January 2020

Occupational Therapist | Richmond Fellowship Queensland

Summary

With significant growth, service innovation, outstanding clinical outcomes and business stability, this is an exciting time to join Queensland’s leading NGO mental health service provider.

RFQ are looking for suitably qualified, passionate and enthusiastic Occupational Therapists to join our growing teams throughout QLD.

Our OT’s provide the delivery of high-quality OT assessment and therapeutic interventions, the preparation of high-quality OT reports around access, capacity building and reviews for NDIS participants.

About the position

This position will require the delivery of high-quality OT assessment and therapeutic interventions, the preparation of high-quality OT reports around access, capacity building and reviews for NDIS participants.

You may also be required to provide professional advice and consultation to staff from within RFQ and external organisations, as well as participate in supervision and ongoing professional development.

We currently require new team members in Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba, Maryborough and Hervey Bay.

Requirements include

  • Relevant tertiary degree qualification 
  • Registration or membership with appropriate registration authority or association
  • A strong sense of professional boundaries and integrity
  • Current driver’s licence and access to a registered roadworthy and insured vehicle (minimum third-party property)
  • Smart phone to be used for work purposes 

The successful applicant will have

  • High level of skills in providing OT assessments, individual and group therapeutic interventions
  • High level communication skills - oral and written with internal and external stakeholders, consumers, carers and staff
  • Experience as an OT working in mental health in community government or non-government sector 
  • Knowledge of or ability to gain understanding of NDIS context
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team

About RFQ

Richmond Fellowship Queensland (RFQ) was founded in 1974 and is part of a world-wide movement founded in Richmond, England in 1959.

Today, RFQ provides a diversity of evidence-based psychosocial recovery and allied health services. From working in acute mental health wards and correctional facilities and supporting discharge and release pathways, to keeping people healthy in the community, including through therapeutic supports, RFQ’s vision captures the passion and conviction of our work: A future recovered for people facing mental health challenges and social disadvantage. This statement of hope is also captured in RFQ’s logo, Recovered Futures.  Our RFQ community inspires and reassures people in recovery that there is hope and a future.

Benefits of working with RFQ

  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 / FBT year including entertainment benefits, mortgage review service and personal parking expenses
  • Comprehensive support infrastructure - mobile Client Information Management System, Employee Assistance Program (available for staff and their family) and learning & development opportunities

Applications

Please submit your application (maximum two pages), addressing full list of selection criteria, skills and attributes outlined on the position description, together with your resume identifying two referees (including current report).

To apply please visit https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ni/RFQ112-health-practitioner-occupational-therapist

Further information about the role can be obtained by contacting Allied Health Service Manager, Anneliese Russell on 0456 600 123.

Applications close 31 December 2019 however, will be considered upon receipt.

RFQ is committed to diversity in its workforce and encourages applications from people with a lived experience, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Occupational Therapist | River Healthcare

Phone: 0459 844 326
Email: tsilvester@riverhealthcare.com.au

Summary

  • Great Working Environment, Work within our Allied Health team, Excellent remuneration package, Very rewarding.
  • Diverse role - Great Case Mix Accross RACF and Community Opportunities
  • Team Leader opportunities - are you ready to Level Up!
  • Come and be part of making the journey better for all involved

Occupational Therapist (OT) - We are expanding, come and join us!

River Healthcare is an approved provider of Aged Care. We have a long standing Allied Health division (since 1998) and a Home Care division (since 2017).  Our Allied Health team works across both areas so deliver services in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF), in Clients Homes, plus into the community via medical centres and transition programs.

Thanks to emerging opportunities we are expanding our Team, and have a number of exciting positions available across the southside for OT's (and Physios) who want to think outside the box and be part of something new and innovative.

Offering the opportunity to provide exceptional services to our clients and to be part of a committed and energetic team, these roles will see you working across a wide range of service environments, including community and RACF.  We are also looking for people who want to bring their brains to work and create opportunities for themselves (and us) to grow and expand our service offering.

As a guide, the roles we are offering include providing:

- Delivering components of the Pain Management Program to RACF residents

- In Home OT services to our Home Care Clients (eg. Assessments, equipment requests, reviews...)

- Team Leader of Allied Health

Some of the difference:

- We wish to expand services delivered to the Retirement Villages attached to the RACFs we care for and therefore want OT's who will set up more Wellness Programs.

- Delivering measurable health outcomes for everyone in the community, we already run a Falls Prevention Program, however want alternate programs run regularly by the OTs

- Some of the desirable opportunities that we want to start:

Mental Health programs, so an OT with experience or desire to  work in the Mental Health space;

Driver assistance, Road Safety, so an OT with experience or desire to work with elderly clients and safety to drive or use the roads;

Men's Shed - There is a Men's Shed being underutilised in one of the RVs, an OT with experience or desire to work in the Men’s Shed space;

- You will be involved in developing and delivering these programs, reporting outcomes, modifying programs for better or different outcomes. 

You will love the flexibility of this role, it will best suit an autonomous, self-motivated OTs who is fully supported by our Program Manager, Admin, HR and other leaders in our care team.

Work with your multidisciplinary team of OT's, Physios, Podiatrists and Dietitians.  While you work with other Team Leaders within our Home Care division who support the Support workers, Personal carers and Nursing team members.  

This position is for permanent, long term OTs, we are interested in having someone join our team for 12 months or longer but will consider shorter term for the right applicant.

Essential: Current AHPRA registration.  To really succeed in this role, experience working in Aged Care (community and/or RACF) is essential, as is a desire to make a difference in the lives of older people.

Desirable: Experience leading a team, coordinating professional development, case management. Managing or have delivered a Pain Management Program.

Are you a new graduate?

- New graduate applicants are very welcome to apply for these roles. Our Graduate program will help you develop your skills and make a career in gerontology.  All applications will be considered.  

To reward you  for bringing our enthusiasm and innovative thinking to work, we offer an excellent remuneration package including incentives. 
Own motor vehicle essential. All other equipment (Instruments and consumables) will be provided.

Join our professional team and become part of the difference, making the journey better.

River Healthcare... making the journey better

Email Cover letter and Resume to Tracey – tsilvester@riverhealthcare.com.au; or call her 0459 844 326

Occupational Therapist | Tasmanian Health Service

Phone: 03 6166 8802
Email: deb.solomon@ths.tas.gov.au
Url: www.ths.tas.gov.au

Summary

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for an Occupational Therapist (508674) vacancy.

Salary

$90,269 to $100,483 pro-rata, per annum

 

Classification

Allied Health Professional Level 3

 

Award

Allied Health Professional (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2016

 

Period of Employment

Permanent, part time, day work, working 60 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

 

Location

Department of Psychiatry – Royal Hobart Hospital

 

Duties

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

Undertake the delivery of quality care to clients of the Child and Adolescent, Adult Community, Inpatient and Extended Treatment and Older Persons Mental Health Service based on best practice principles and within a collaborative and multi-disciplinary framework.

Provide a specialist assessment and treatment service to clients of Child and Adolescent, Adult Community, Inpatient and Extended Treatment and Older Persons Mental Health Service and their families or carers.

Promote community awareness in relation to mental health and act as a consultant to other agencies with regard to the support and management of clients with mental health needs.

 

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1.  Conviction checks in the following areas:

            a)  Crimes of Violence
            b)  Sex Related Offences
            c)  Serious Drug Offences
            d)  Crimes involving dishonesty

2.  Identification check
3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

 

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

 

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How to apply

Apply Online. Please visit www.jobs.tas.gov.au and search vacancy number 508674. Click the blue "Apply now" button.

This ensures important questions about you are answered. 

You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Deb Solomon

Nurse Unit Manager – Department of Psychiatry
Phone: (03) 6166 8802
Email: deb.solomon@ths.tas.gov.au  

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