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Occupational Therapist -New Grad and Grade 2, Community health: Mildura

Position Description:

  • Full or part time permanent roles
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Award salary with attractive salary packaging
  • Thorough induction process with ongoing support
  • Professional Development opportunities and support for continued learning and personal growth
  • A highly supportive culture and friendly work environment
  • Graduates welcomed and supported by highly experienced clinicians
  • Well equipped and modern clinic setting
  • * This role may be eligible for Relocation grant up to $2000

Seeking new Grad and Grade 2 Occupational Therapists to work collaboratively with team of dedicated and supportive professionals, to provide clinic and community based service delivery to children and adults. Directly impacting the lives of clients and their families in a positive manner is a daily occurrence.

This is a perfect opportunity to join a dynamic multi-disciplinary allied health team where your work will focus on minimising the effects of impairment and disability to enable people to remain living independently in the community. Working with children to the elderly your clients include; non-English speaking and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, refugees, frail older people, people with a disability and the socio-economically disadvantaged.

In your role you will undertake assessments and provide intervention to your clients including functional retraining, equipment prescription and home modifications.  Providing flexible service delivery options to meet identified needs, which may include; treatment programs for individuals & groups, a range of health education, health prevention & early identification programs and capacity building initiatives optimally in the clients natural setting.

Working across funding streams such as My Aged Care; NDIS; fee for service; and brokerage services, as well as liaising with families, teachers and other relevant stakeholders to coordinate accessible services.

Key Selection Criteria: (Please address this in your application)

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy
  • AHPRA registration and member of OTA
  • Experience in providing client and family centred evidence based occupational therapy services, including thorough care planning
  • An understanding of confidentiality and infection control
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Highly developed problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Current driving licence, Current Police and Working with Children check

Grade 2 OT will also require:

  • Experience in the provision of clinical supervision and demonstrated leadership within OT or multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Post graduate qualifications in a relevant area
  • Experience in developing work practices, policies and procedures.

Practice Details:

SCHS is a dynamic organisation promoting health, wellbeing and independence in a social model of health to support the prevention and management of illness, disease and injury. Influencing the agenda for health policy, providing access and equity to health services for our community and encouraging innovation and flexibility to ensure services match community need is a priority.

Mildura A stunning location and diverse community, family friendly large regional city on the banks of the magnificent Murray River. It offers sun-soaked days that provide many opportunities to enjoy water-based, nature-based and cultural activities, as well as the delicious local wine and produce. With a regional airport it offers great access and lifestyle.

Apply today by sending resume and cover letter answering  the Key Selection Criteria to screeningahn@rwav.com.au or call Angela on 03 9349 7837 for a confidential chat. 

Overview

Vacancy ID:
17860
Location:

MM2

Mildura
Job Title:
Occupational Therapist -New Grad and Grade 2 Community health
Part Time/Full Time:
Both
Solo or Group Practice:
Group Practice

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