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June

Occupational Therapist

IPA - Templestowe, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Organisation

Our client is a Not for Profit community health care organisation that operates across several Melbourne locations. Employing over 250 staff this business delivers on medical, health and community services for all ages with a mission to build healthier lives together with communities and deliver excellent health services for all.

The Role

This role will see you provide efficient, high quality, evidence-based, Occupational Therapist services to eligible children and their families. The position encompasses the promotion of health and wellbeing across the spectrum from prevention and early intervention through to a range of treatments for various conditions. The role is expected to foster an environment that reflects on consumer focus of client-centred care. This position will be funded through a mix of options such as public funding, full fee-paying, Medicare and NDIS plans.

Outlined Responsibilities

Operate a paediatric occupational therapy service within multi and transdisciplinary teams to ensure the delivery of centre-based and outreach services to all eligible clients

Assess, plan and provide interventions for a caseload of pre-school and school-aged children

Initiate, plan, implement and evaluate group therapy programs for children as appropriate

Work with the child and their family as equal and active partners to ensure family-centred practice

Set goals and service delivery plans that are based on the family’s priorities and choices

Liaise with referral agencies to ensure continuity of care

Provide clinical education to allied health students and actively participate in workforce development.

What We Are Looking For

Having a committed and long-standing team this business is after someone who values experienced resources and is committed to delivering exceptional services, we are open to discussing your experience at any level as this client believes they have the network and team to truly develop a passionate Occupational Therapist.

Skills

And Attributes We Are Looking For

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Demonstrated ability to relate to people from a diverse range of social, cultural and ethnics backgrounds

Commitment to continuous quality improvement and health promotion principles

Effective time management and prioritisation skills

Well-developed presentation and report writing skills

High level of accuracy and attention to detail

High level of cultural sensitivity and awareness

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

Selection Criteria

Tertiary qualification in occupational therapy

Experience

with children and families desirable

Demonstrate knowledge of typical and atypical childhood development in order to understand the child’s developmental delay or disability

Demonstrate skills in occupational therapy assessment and intervention, based on current evidence-based practise to ensure positive outcomes for the child and family

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and relevant software applications

Benefits

to all staff and why people love this business:

Generous salary packaging opportunities

Staff well-being programs

Opportunity to purchase additional leave

Commitment to work-life balance

Paid parental leave

Annual leave loading

What to do now?

If you are interested in finding out more about this position, then please don’t delay your application and apply today or call Louise Della-Negra for a confidential chat on 0477 000 638

Please Note, To Be Eligible You Must Have

Police Check

International Police Check

Working with Children Check

Professional Registration

Medicare Registration Provider Number

Driver’s Licence

Templestowe, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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