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Clinical Leader Occupational Therapy

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 clinicaland 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

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 to for further questions, please contact: Simon Liddy

Email: simon.liddy@cdhb.health.nz

Phone: 03 337 7890

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

Forensic Clinical Specialist | The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Phone: 0450 5050 526

Summary

  • We are searching for a Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 5, Social Worker Grade 4 or Occupational Therapist Grade 4 to take on a Forensic Clinical Specialist role
  • Ongoing Full Time or Part Time position
  • Based in Northern Community Care Unit, Preston

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

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

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

Your new team

  • The Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS) provides a comprehensive range of specialist mental health services to people who reside in the local government areas of Darebin and Whittlesea.
  • Our team of specialist clinicians want you to join them in providing innovative, recovery focused care
  • If you want to work in a team environment that encourages individual, evidence based approaches to mental health care, then we want to hear from you
  • Clinical Programs provided by the NAMHS include Adult Community Services (3 Community Teams), Adult Acute Inpatient Service (50 beds), Emergency Mental Health (EMH) including Police and Clinical Emergency Response (PACER), Consultation, Liaison Psychiatry Service at the Northern Hospital, Community Care Unit and Prevention and Recovery Care Service (PARC)

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

  • Play a key leadership and practice development role in the NAMHS
  • Provide practice support including advice, secondary consulation and direct assemssment for identified high risk and or consumers with an offending history. 
  • Assist in development of comprehnseive risk assememt and managment plans for idenitifed high risk consumers
  • Be the key liaison for services such as VicPol, community corrections, prison services and Forensicare

Your Contribution

  • Extensive experience in assessment, diagnosis, treatment of mental illness/psychiatric disability
  • Demonstrated commitment and extensive experience in forensic oriented mental health practice.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for self and for team members.
  • Understanding of the policies and procedures associated with the Mental Health Act, Crimes Act, Sentencing Act and other relevant legislation.
  • Familiarity with a range of computer software packages (e.g. Outlook, Excel, Word, CMI)

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.

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

Contact

John Dermanakis on 0450 5050 526

Looking for a Supervisor to Complete Registration Hours

Phone: 0412 041 296
Email: bbuttfield@bigpond.com

Summary

I have 10 years private practise experience as an Occupational Therapist, 8 years as a Chiropractor, 8 years working with masculinity, and 2 years as a Youth Worker. My passion is promoting healthy masculinity and enhancing wellbeing in adult men and adolescent boys. I am the founder of two currently active programs addressing these, the Southern Men’s Gathering and Exploring Masculinities. I have significant experience working in healthy masculinity initiatives, including:

  • Facilitating men’s social support groups
  • Individual mentoring of teenage boys
  • School programs for adolescent boys designed to impact self-identity

I am particularly interested in exploring psychosocial wellbeing in a male population, health coaching/mentoring and workplace wellness opportunities. I am currently registered as non-practising Occupational Therapist and looking to return to general registration.

Manual Task and Injury Management Consultant

Summary

The Manual Task & Injury Management Consultant works with a diverse range of caregivers assessing and evaluating manual tasks and equipment risks in the hospital. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic trainer and coach, effective in educating, assessing risk, investigating incidents, implementing improvements and motivating caregivers within the hospital.

The role includes injury management responsibilities, managing hospital early intervention and rehabilitation programs for injured caregivers, including the administration of a small case load of workers’ compensation claims. The role provides an exciting opportunity to be a key part of the solution to prevent caregiver injuries.

Welcome to St John of God Health Care

St John of God Health Care is one of the largest Catholic providers of health care services in Australia. We operate 24 facilities comprising more than 3,400 hospital beds in Australia, as well as home nursing, disability services and social outreach programs

With over 120 years' experience in health care, we have an excellent reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer. Learning is highly valued and there are many opportunities for professional development.

The Position

St John of God Mt Lawley Hospital is currently seeking a suitably qualified nursing or allied health professional to join its Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) team as the Hospital’s Manual Task & Injury Management Consultant.

Reporting to the Lead OHS Consultant, the role involves working with a diverse range of caregivers working throughout the hospital, assessing and evaluating their manual tasks and equipment risks (e.g. various patient transfers, safe use of lifting devices and trolleys).  We are looking for an enthusiastic trainer and coach who can effectively educate, assess risk, investigate incidents, bring practical improvements and motivate positive change for all our caregivers within the hospital. The role provides an exciting opportunity to be a key part of the solution to prevent caregiver injuries.

The role also includes injury management responsibilities managing the hospital’s early intervention and rehabilitation programs for injured caregivers.  This includes the administration for a small case load of workers’ compensation claims. St John of God Health Care is self-insured for workers’ compensation and is committed to ensuring its caregivers have a safe early return to work.

Possession of a suitable tertiary qualification in a relevant field, substantial knowledge and experience in similar roles and a demonstrated ability to implement a Manual Task Framework, including the delivery of training programs is essential for further consideration.

This position will be offered on a permanent part time basis, working 53.2 hours per fortnight.  The successful candidate will be able to negotiate their hours of work to help suit their commitments outside of work.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A willingness and capacity to embrace the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.
  • Possession of a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline e.g. Nursing, Allied Health (e.g. Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist), OHS or other related field.
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of OHS legislation and practice, with a focus on Manual Task Injury Prevention within the workplace.
  • Knowledge and experience in workplace injury management, early intervention programs, rehabilitation and claims management.
  • An understanding of Workers’ Compensation legislation.
  • Expertise in managing an OHS Manual Task Framework.
  • Sound skills in identifying trends and issues related to injuries and making recommendations that contribute towards ongoing improvement.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with key stakeholders.
  • Well-developed planning and organisational skills with the ability to work autonomously.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Well-developed computer skills. Ability to interpret and understand statistical data, and to use that information to improve systems and processes.

The Benefits

  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary Packaging & Corporate Discounts
  • Free onsite parking available
  • Professional Development

* All applicants must address the Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the Position Description)

St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. We are committed to providing a safe environment for all children and vulnerable people in our care and proactively take measures to protect children/vulnerable people from abuse.

Click here to apply.

NSW/ACT Divisional Manager | Occupational Therapy Australia

Summary

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

Occupational Therapist – Adelaide SA

Phone: 0439 083 439
Url: www.konekt.com.au

Summary

Why join the Konekt family? Everyone's motivations are different, but these are the top reasons that our current staff stated:

  • Access to online learning and career planning tools to help you further develop and grow
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Local recognition programs/social events
  • Complimentary Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Corporate Health discount
  • Salary Packaging options (Novated lease, salary sacrifice)
  • Competitive salary, pool car, iPhone and laptop
  • Relocation support offered for the right person

What will your role look like?

  • You will utilise your specialist knowledge and skills to assist people to return to meaningful engagement in occupation
  • You may conduct assessments such as Initial Needs Assessments , Activities of Daily Living Assessments, Ergonomic Assessments, Pre Employment Medicals, Functional Capacity Evaluations and Worksite Assessments
  • Planning, coordinating and monitoring implementation of Konekt programs including complex case management of same and new employer services
  • Drive positive return to work outcomes through holistic and timely case management
  • Maintaining quality and customer care whilst achieving or exceeding targets through a supportive environment.
  • Engaging with key stakeholders and building strong relationships to facilitate the achievement of business objectives

 
Who you are:

  • AHPRA registered
  • Comcare accredited (desirable but not essential)
  • Relish the prospect of being a person who is inspired to make an impact to the lives of others
  • Experience in rehabilitation, clinical or occupational health settings
  • Exemplary communication skills and the ability to build relationships with a range of people
  • Business acumen and the motivation to achieve financial target
  • The successful applicant must currently hold or agree to undertake a pre-employment national criminal history check and a working with children check.

At Konekt we pride ourselves on our ability to positively impact the community by returning individuals back into the workforce. We live and breathe these values everyday! 

For a confidential discussion on furthering your career with Konekt, please call Mindy Laird, Talent Acquisition on 0439 083 439

Occupational Therapist – Clinical Product Specialist | Independent Living Specialists
        

Summary

Opportunities in Canberra, Newcastle, Gold Coast, Dubbo/Orange/Bathurst, Adelaide and Melbourne

  • Do you want a job with more passion, purpose, and that is extremely rewarding?
  • Do you want to join an expert and supportive clinical team?
  • Do you want to be supported to grow professionally?

An exciting opportunity is now available for a talented Occupational Therapist to join our ILS Home and Community Care Team. Move your career forward with ILS.

About ILS:

Independent Living Specialists (ILS) is one of the largest healthcare equipment providers in Australia. With 30 retail stores across four states and more to come, we are a company on the move. Our growth recognises our industry leadership in solutions, innovation and quality customer service across retail, home care, hospital and pressure care, and configured mobility.

Our clinical team, made up of 40 occupational therapists, are specialists in assistive technology and equipment prescription. Committed to delivering exceptional allied health services, we work with the general public, hospitals, residential aged care facilities and the wider allied health community in Australia. In doing so, we champion comfort, dignity, independence and improved quality of life.  

About the Role:

As a member of our established and caring home care team, you will deliver the best clinical outcomes for our clients. You will develop ongoing relationships with fellow clinicians in the community to improve the social, physical and mental wellbeing of our clients. The position strikes a balance of clinical account management and new business development management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with fellow allied health professionals and clients by conducting in-services and providing education on healthcare products
  • Provide expert clinical advice and recommendations on healthcare equipment to clinicians, clients and their families 
  • Arrange demonstrations and equipment trials with allied health professionals and clients
  • Manage and develop accounts and industry relationships

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant qualification in occupational therapy with APHRA registration
  • Demonstrated clinical experience as an occupational therapist in equipment prescription
  • Demonstrated experience in providing education and support to health professionals, clients and their families
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to build and manage account relationships
  • A full driver’s license
  • Current National Criminal records check
  • Current Working with Children check
  • Australian citizenship or Australian permanent residency

Your Rewards:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Work-life balance - flexible working arrangements to suit your needs
  • Professional and supportive team environment
  • Bonus incentive scheme
  • Ongoing individual mentoring and support from management
  • Access to workshops and events from speakers and thought leaders in the healthcare industry including those organised by the ILS Education group
  • Company vehicle
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Birthday leave day
  • Volunteer leave day

This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing clinical team in a role that offers a mix of business relationship management and the prescription of assistive technology. If you are looking to work with a dynamic company that rewards excellence and values your unique contributions, then this role is perfect for you!

How to Apply for this role:

To apply for this role please send your cover letter and CV to our
People & Culture Team at Email: hr@ilsau.com.au
Further information about Working at ILS can be found at https://ilsau.com.au/working-at-ils/

Occupational Therapist - Rehabilitation Consultant | Procare

Summary

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

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

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

We are seeking passionate and driven Occupational Therapists across NSW!

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

Your Impact 

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

Day to day you will be providing the following:

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

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

About you

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

  • Occupational Therapist with relevant full AHPRA registration;

You'll also need:

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

Why Procare? 

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

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

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

Occupational Therapist - Senior (Gayndah)| Queensland Health

Summary

Rural Allied & Community Health, Gayndah Community Health

You will receive a competitive remuneration package value up to $11,203 p.m., comprising salary between $4,197.30 - $4,516.60 p.f. (HP4) (Temporary Full Time, 76 hours p.f. from date of appointment up to May 2021), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy)

Job Ad Reference H2009WB353740

Duties

  • To deliver high level generalist occupational therapy clinical services, including, but not limited to, home modifications, hands/upper limb rehabilitation, paediatrics, orthopaedic conditions, mobility and daily living aids equipment prescription, neurological disorders, burns, oedema, falls prevention, chronic pain and aged and acute care; to eligible clients across the age continuum.
  • Provide professional supervision and support to the base grade occupational therapist and allied health assistants and take a leadership role in rural occupational therapy service improvement.

Enquiries: Lisa Baker 0488 414 496

Job Ad Reference: H2009WB353740

Application Details: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-H2009WB353740

Closing Date: Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Occupational Therapist – Wheelchair & Seating Specialist | Independent Living Specialists

Summary

Opportunities in Canberra & Newcastle

  • Do you want a job with more passion, purpose, and that is extremely rewarding?
  • Do you want to join an expert and supportive clinical team?
  • Do you want to be supported to grow professionally?

An exciting opportunity is now available for a talented Occupational Therapist to join our ILS Home and Community Care Team. Move your career forward with ILS.

About ILS:

Independent Living Specialists (ILS) is one of the largest healthcare equipment providers in Australia. With 30 retail stores across four states and more to come, we are a company on the move. Our growth recognises our industry leadership in solutions, innovation and quality customer service across retail, home care, hospital and pressure care, and configured mobility.

Our clinical team, made up of 40 occupational therapists, are specialists in assistive technology and equipment prescription. Committed to delivering exceptional allied health services, we work with the general public, hospitals, residential aged care facilities and the wider allied health community in Australia. In doing so, we champion comfort, dignity, independence and improved quality of life.  

About the Role:

As a member of our established and caring home care team, you will deliver the best clinical outcomes for our clients. You will develop ongoing relationships with fellow clinicians in the community to improve the social, physical and mental wellbeing of our clients. The position strikes a balance of clinical account management and new business development management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with fellow allied health professionals and clients by conducting in-services and providing education on healthcare products
  • Provide expert clinical advice and recommendations on healthcare equipment to clinicians, clients and their families 
  • Arrange demonstrations and equipment trials with allied health professionals and clients
  • Manage and develop accounts and industry relationships

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant qualification in occupational therapy with APHRA registration
  • Demonstrated clinical experience as an occupational therapist in equipment prescription
  • Demonstrated experience in providing education and support to health professionals, clients and their families
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to build and manage account relationships
  • A full driver’s license
  • Current National Criminal records check
  • Current Working with Children check
  • Australian citizenship or Australian permanent residency

Your Rewards:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Work-life balance - flexible working arrangements to suit your needs
  • Professional and supportive team environment
  • Bonus incentive scheme
  • Ongoing individual mentoring and support from management
  • Access to workshops and events from speakers and thought leaders in the healthcare industry including those organised by the ILS Education group
  • Company vehicle
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Birthday leave day
  • Volunteer leave day

This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing clinical team in a role that offers a mix of business relationship management and the prescription of assistive technology. If you are looking to work with a dynamic company that rewards excellence and values your unique contributions, then this role is perfect for you!

How to Apply for this role:

To apply for this role please send your cover letter and CV to our
People & Culture Team at Email: hr@ilsau.com.au
Further information about Working at ILS can be found at https://ilsau.com.au/working-at-ils/

Occupational Therapist | Accessability

Phone: 0499 773 418
Email: therapy@accessability.org.au

Summary

Occupational Therapist–$70,000-85,000
Narrogin and surrounding areas Accessability is a non for profit disability service provider in the Wheatbelt and Great Southern region WA. We are passionate about making a difference to participants with disabilities within their home and the community. We assist people who experiencing challenges in their day to day living as a result of their psycho-social, physical and/or intellectual disability.

The OT team at Accessability are dedicated to providing therapy services to individuals and their families under NDIS, working alongside support services in the wheatbelt and great southern region. Our team philosophy emphasises using person/family centred practice delivering quality therapy services. If you are interested in this exciting role based in Katanning/Narrogin Apply today!

The therapy team are part of the wider Accessability organisation providing therapy services to individuals and their family under National disability insurance scheme, working alongside support services and supported accommodation in the wheatbelt and great southern region. Were looking forward a professional, dynamic dedicated therapist who can effectively deliver Occupational therapy assessment and intervention in a range of settings, working with a range of participants with Disabilities.

To be successful, you must be an Individual who can effectively deliver Occupational therapy assessment and intervention in a range of settings, working with a range of participants with Disabilities. To be considered for this position you will have general registration with AHPRA. Ideally you will also have a working knowledge of the NDIS, and have worked in the disability sector to be able to implement NDIS funded therapy services and evaluate service outcomes using person centred approaches and evidence-based practices.

This work includes: Providing OT assessment including functional capacity assessments, Assistive technology assessment/prescription, standardised assessments, outcome measures and Occupational therapy plans, interventions and reviews in line with evidence based practice

What we can offer you

  • Salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Induction and training as part of your OT role with regular clinical supervision and support
  • A supportive team environment dedicated to professional development and best practice
  • An opportunity for varied clinical experiences working in diverse settings with a range of ages including psycho-social, physical and intellectual disabilities.

Essential Criteria

  • Completed Bsc degree in Occupational therapy with general registration with AHPRA
  • Be able to work with people with a wide range of ages and disabilities and their families
  • Ability to work effectively as a part of an established and cohesive therapy team
  • Competence with Microsoft applications, client management systems
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills and time management
  • Ability to problem solve, manage a caseload, prioritise and work autonomously
  • Current Drivers Licence- willing to travel to a variety of country locations during the working day for home visiting in and around the wheatbelt region/great southern region
  • Flexibility in working hours to meet with needs of participant with disability
  • Ability to obtain a Working with Children Card and Police Clearance

To apply, please forward your resume, and a covering letter addressing the criteria to :

Danielle Smitham Therapy services manager therapy@accessability.org.au

If you are interested in this exciting role please don’t hesitate to call Danielle Smitham to find out more on 0499 773 418.

 

Occupational Therapist | Anala

Phone: 02 4872 4371
Email: hr@anala.com.au
Url: https://www.anala.com.au

Summary

We are growing and have an exciting opportunity for Occupational Therapists to join our team, in the South Western Sydney region.

We are passionate about person centered practices and employ these in the work which we undertake. You will be required to work in a consultative model with individuals, families and their networks to support the person and build capacity.

As an Occupational Therapist you will provide equipment assessments, consultations, therapeutic interventions and other supports to enable individuals to improve their quality of life and participation in the community.

Selection Criteria:

Essential:

  • Full qualifications and current registration in your relevant discipline.
  • Experience working in disabilities and/or mental health fields
  • Clear understanding of the NDIS demonstrated by examples of your implementation and successful outcomes for participants
  • A current valid Driver's Licence and a registered vehicle (including insurance)
  • National Police Records Check
  • Working with Children's Check
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module Certificate is mandatory prior to commencement: https://www.ndiscommission.gov.au/workers/support-for-workers/training-course

Job Type: Full-time

Occupational Therapist | Arnhem Allied Health Centre

Phone: (08) 8919 4727
Email: admin@arnhemhealth.com.au
Url: www.arnhemhealth.com.au

Summary

We have an amazing opportunity for an OT looking for a simpler life living in beautiful Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, passionate about helping people and wanting an adventure travelling throughout communities empowering people to live their best life.

Our GP Practice / Allied Health Centre is the only GP Practice in the community giving you the opportunity to enjoy a steady stream of clients from across all communities in East Arnhem Land where you can enjoy delivering the services that you enjoy while experiencing adventure and reaching individuals that are sincerely grateful to have your help.

Visit https://eastarnhemland.com.au/ to see more about the Arnhem Land difference.

We are seeking an OT that appreciates all the adventures that Arnhem Land has to offer, feel free to give us a call on 08 89194727 or email manager@arnhemhealth.com.au for further details.

10 Reasons You’ll Love Life Working as an Occupational Therapist in Arnhem Land

  1. Explore Arnhem Land while you work, we travel to some of the most untouched places in Arnhem Land visiting homelands and indigenous communities delivering Physiotherapy.
  2. Accommodation subsidies supplied.
  3. Get back to a much simpler life with a 5-minute commute to work with no traffic lights or hustle and bustle.
  4. Fly to your patients and reach families that are openly thankful for your help.
  5. A work vehicle for business and leisure with all expenses covered.
  6. Rediscover work life balance with the option of a 4 Day week available.
  7. Enjoy a diverse workload with a steady stream of GP referrals who seek your advice working alongside you and value your expertise.
  8. Work alongside GPs Physiotherapists and a Dietitian within our 8-consult room custom built multidisciplinary health centre and enjoy supporting your clients as part of a team.
  9. On your time off really get away from it all, load up your 4WD and experience the adventures of camping across Arnhem Land discovering untouched beaches and secluded waterholes.
  10. Immerse yourself and connect with traditional Yolngu culture as you care for them in communities and homelands. https://www.eastarnhemland.com.au https://www.australiantraveller.com/nt/arnhem-land/4-reasons-you-should-visit-arnhem-land/

Phone - 08 89194727 Email - admin@arnhemhealth.com.au visit us at: www.arnhemhealth.com.au

 

Occupational Therapist | Forensicare

Summary

  • 6-month part time (weekend role) fixed term position
  • Based in Thomas Embling Hospital, Fairfield
  • Great salary packaging conditions and leave entitlements
  • Free onsite parking

Forensicare is the statutory agency responsible for the provision of adult forensic mental health services across Victoria. Forensicare is situated across five sites across Victoria with its largest site being Thomas Embling Hospital, located in Fairfield just 15 minutes north of the Melbourne CBD. 

Thomas Embling Hospital is a 136-bed secure hospital providing acute care, rehabilitation and continuing

About the role

This position will promote and facilitate a variety of campus wide therapeutic programs through group facilitation and promotion of participation in meaningful occupations over the weekend. The occupational therapist will play an active role in the development of a sense of community and connection across the campus, through promoting choice, participation and using engagement to support other therapeutic goals. 

Duties

  • Group program facilitation, including open and closed groups
  • Creating and fostering a therapeutic milieu to create a sense of social participation 
  • Completing intervention planning, evaluation and review as required 

Skills and Experience

  • Familiarity with the Model of Human Occupation as a governing clinical framework
  • Strong written and verbal clinical reasoning and communication skills
  • Confidence with planning and facilitating group programs- including activity based, vocational rehabilitation and social/leisure based
  • Proactive and able to identify alternative solutions and approaches
  • Understanding and awareness of the recovery model and a strong belief in the importance of occupation for health and wellbeing 
  • Experience in working with people with a mental illness and promoting functional skills and participation via occupational-focused practice. 

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 | Grade 1 and 2 | GV Health

Summary

Become part of the GV Health Rural Allied Health Team. TOGETHER, WE CAN CREATE OUTSTANDING!

At GV Health we are so much more than a regional health service. As the largest employer in the region we work with purpose and pride and are committed to respecting and embracing diversity, inclusion and accessibility for our people and community.

We are currently in the midst of an exciting $229 million transformation of our Graham Street site, which comprises of a five-story inpatient unit tower, including an expansion of our current theatre capacity, new ICU unit, a state-of-the-art Dialysis Unit and an extension of our current Emergency Department.

  • Occupational Therapist Grade 2 Reference: 10158 – Permanent full time
  • Occupational Therapist Grade 1 Reference: 10157 – Permanent part time 36 hours pw. We welcome Graduates

Our team is renowned for providing a supportive and professional workplace culture and we currently have two great opportunities to work alongside experienced Occupational Therapists (OT) and other health professionals across Dietetics, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Social Work and Speech Pathology services.  Working autonomously, you will have a varied and diverse workload and provide interventions in predominately home-based settings, making a true difference to our client’s independence and well-being. You will provide person centred care with an opportunity to:

  • Travel across the Goulburn Valley region working in home and clinic settings
  • Work with clients, carers and families to provide practical solutions to promote independence and safety at home
  • Develop goal and care plans to assist clients to remain at home and active in their local community
  • Complete equipment prescriptions, home modifications, advise on pressure care management/seating
  • Participate in a comprehensive orientation program. New graduates are welcome to apply for OT Grade 1 Reference: 10157

For a confidential discussion about either OT role please contact Jenelle Gannon on 1800 222 582.

Relocation support may be available for the right candidates.

For more information or to apply for a role please visit this link and enter the relevant reference number: https://gvhealth.mercury.com.au/SearchResults.aspx

Occupational Therapist | HealthKlinix

Phone: 02 6947-9991
Email: careers@backandfootclinics.com.au

Summary

  • Bankstown
  • Cranebrook
  • Tumut & Cootamundra
  • Jervis Bay

Salary: $70,000-$90,000 (Neg. On experience)

Back & Foot Clinics Australia provides allied health services to our community. We are dedicated to providing a comprehensive and holistic individualised approach to our patient's needs. We work collaboratively among our team members and with the broader health community to ensure patient outcomes are optimised.

About the position

An exciting opportunity has become available for an Occupational Therapist to make a positive impact on a diverse range of patients. In this role, you will be supporting patients and their carers by providing treatment, guidance and education. Working with a collaborative team of allied health professionals you will play an integral role in ensuring our diverse patient load is provided with optimum care.

This position would suit a passionate and caring professional with experience. A current driver's licence is essential and a willingness to travel within the community to deliver patient services.

The Role

  • Undertake assessments and provide intervention, liaising with families, carers & other relevant stakeholders
  • The interventions will be carried out in client homes / community
  • Interventions will have a focus on evidence-based practice

Requirements

  • Approved tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • At least 12 months experience in a similar position (preferred)
  • A genuine passion for working with individuals with a disability
  • Positive and client-centered professional with great communication skills and the ability to engage with clients living with varying disabilities.
  • Current driver’s license and your own reliable car

Incentives

  • Relocation bonus of up to $2000.
  • Generous CPD allowance up to $10,000. Health Workforce Scholarship Program within NSW, offering financial support of up to $10,000 per annum to primary health professionals in allied health field located in rural and regional areas for further study, training and short courses.
  • Interesting and diverse caseload
  • Fantastic career progression opportunities.
  • Be a part of a fun, dynamic team with support and mentoring
  • A strong emphasis on continuity of care and working in conjunction with the patients.
  • All equipment and stock provided.

Please send your cover letter and resume to careers@backandfootclinics.com.au for more information please call Alana on (02) 6947-9991

Occupational Therapist | Konekt

Phone: 0439 083 439
Url: www.konekt.com.au

Summary

Why join the Konekt family?

Everyone's motivations are different, but these are the top reasons that our current staff stated:

  • Access to online learning and career planning tools to help you further develop and grow
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Local recognition programs/social events
  • Complimentary Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Corporate Health discount
  • Salary Packaging options (Novated lease, salary sacrifice)
  • Competitive salary, pool car, iPhone and laptop
  • Relocation support offered for the right person

What will your role look like?

  • You will utilise your specialist knowledge and skills to assist people to return to meaningful engagement in occupation
  • You may conduct assessments such as Initial Needs Assessments , Activities of Daily Living Assessments, Ergonomic Assessments, Pre Employment Medicals, Functional Capacity Evaluations and Worksite Assessments
  • Planning, coordinating and monitoring implementation of Konekt programs including complex case management of same and new employer services
  • Drive positive return to work outcomes through holistic and timely case management
  • Maintaining quality and customer care whilst achieving or exceeding targets through a supportive environment.
  • Engaging with key stakeholders and building strong relationships to facilitate the achievement of business objectives

Who you are

  • AHPRA  registered
  • Comcare accredited (desirable but not essential)
  • Relish the prospect of being a person who is inspired to make an impact to the lives of others
  • Experience in rehabilitation, clinical or occupational health settings
  • Exemplary communication skills and the ability to build relationships with a range of people
  • Business acumen and the motivation to achieve financial target
  • The successful applicant must currently hold or agree to undertake a pre-employment national criminal history check and a working with children check.

At Konekt we pride ourselves on our ability to positively impact the community by returning individuals back into the workforce. We live and breathe these values everyday! 

For a confidential discussion on furthering your career with Konekt, please call Mindy Laird, Talent Acquisition on 0439 083 439

Occupational Therapist | Next Challenge

Summary

The OT Team at Next Challenge is expanding! Next Challenge is a fun and dynamic private practice with Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Allied Health Assistant services, all working together to help children and families.

Next Challenge is both a private health provider and NDIS provider. In addition to this, we offer a variety of other clinical opportunities including working with children with acquired brain injury, classroom screening programs and school-based therapy services.

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist with a passion for interprofessional practise, and the ability to demonstrate leadership within the team. The current position available is full-time, however, we will also consider part-time availability.

Next Challenge is based in Osborne Park, Perth WA, and travel north and east of our base is an expectation.

Next Challenge also has a clinic base in Mandurah, for those Therapists who live within this location, and would prefer to work from this site.

Starting dates are negotiable, although our preferred commencement date is January/February 2020.

Next Challenge provides a family friendly, flexible and stimulating work environment. We have a team of Administrative Support, and an excellent assessment and resource collection. Clinical supervision and mentoring programs are included, as well as Professional Development allowances.

We look forward to welcoming a passionate, creative and dedicated therapist to our team, and so encourage you to send your CV to Julie Hunt (julie.hunt@nextchallenge.com.au).

Applications close 20.12.2020

Occupational Therapist | Northern Territory Government

Summary

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory.

  • Royal Darwin and Palmerston Hospital - Allied Health
  • Professional 1 / Professional 2
  • Fixed and Ongoing vacancies in Darwin

Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, and acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Top End Health Service

Occupational Therapist
Professional 1 (Remuneration Package Range $75,101 - $96,748)

Comprising salary $64,904 - $83,700 superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave and relocation allowance considered.

Professional 2 (Remuneration Package Range $99,595 - $119,120)
Comprising salary $86,204 - $103,377 superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave and relocation allowance considered.

Royal Darwin and Palmerston Hospital - Allied Health

Four full time vacancies are available, two ongoing, one fixed to 28/10/2022 and one fixed to 31/12/2021.

Selection will be made at either the P1 or P2 level at the time of appointment.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for experienced Occupational Therapists to join our Acute Occupational Therapy Services as part of the Multidisciplinary Acute Team at Royal Darwin and Palmerston Regional Hospital. These positions will also require the applicant to rotate across hospital sites and clinical areas giving clinicians a broad breadth of opportunities.

For further information please contact Debbie Roe or Karyn Hayes on
08 8922 8136 or Deborah.roe@nt.gov.au or Karyn Hayes on Karyn.Hayes@nt.gov.au   
Quote vacancy number: 290001         
Vacancy closing date: 30/11/2020

Information for Applicants: Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached resume/cv. For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.jobs.nt.gov.au  

Further Information: Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental premises, facilities or vehicles, nor whilst working off-site. Positions may be subject to pre-employment checks such as immunisation requirements, working with children clearance notice and criminal history checks. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history. More information on pre-employment checks specific to this role can be sourced through the vacancy contact.

Picture your life out here – www.OurLifeOutHere.nt.gov.au

Occupational Therapist | ProActiv People

Summary

  • Diverse role working in a team of Allied Health professionals
  • Opportunity to create real change for people with a disability
  • Full time hours, Norwood location

About the Company

ProActiv People are a reputable and progressive provider of injury prevention, employment and injury management services to government and corporate organisations. As a registered NDIS provider, they deliver capacity building therapies to those with a disability, offering a unique person-centric approach. At ProActiv People, the service reach spans both state and federal jurisdictions and affords the opportunity to help those most in need and deliver a truly holistic offering.

The success of ProActiv People is built on their multidisciplinary team, made of Allied Health experts and career practitioners, delivering personalised, quality service and complete tailored services incorporating a Biopsychosocial approach.  Their impact within the community has been recognised by being named the winner of the 2018 South Australian Telstra Business Award - Social Change Maker.

About the Role

Due to continued growth of the organisation, a need has arisen for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join the team. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the position is offered on a full time basis and based in the Norwood office, with the opportunity to travel to different sites around Adelaide.

You will work as part of a team of Allied Health professionals including Psychologists, Physiotherapists and Rehabilitation Counsellors to achieve the best quality of life and outcome for the clients.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will ideally have experience in coordinating and managing complex rehabilitation cases and managing worker’s compensation cases, supported by formal qualifications in Occupational Therapy. Proven organisational and problem solving skills, along with effective verbal and written communication skills will be essential.  

A current driver’s license and car is essential, as is the willingness to obtain a DHS Disability Services Employment Check and DHS Working with Children Check.

Culture & Benefits

This role provides variety and a diverse workload from a broad range of state and federal jurisdictions and is supported by a multi-disciplinary team. With a strong culture of working together, ProActiv People is a friendly and welcoming environment where your work and achievements are recognised. The brand new, bright and vibrant offices have onsite parking on the city fringe. If you are passionate and possess the desire to make a difference, this is the perfect role for you!

Applications in Microsoft Word only should be addressed to Ruth Haren
Quoting reference number JO-2011-3844
Telephone enquiries are welcome on 8100 8875

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