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Occupational Therapist - Adult Allied Health Team. Permanent, full-time opportunity based in Darwin, NT.


Your new organisation
This values-based and person-centred organisation focuses on the needs and goals of individuals. They are committed to a philosophy that respects the rights of people with a disability to make informed choices about their lives and to receive the necessary support, information and encouragement to participate, and be included, in all aspects of community life. Due to ongoing growth, they are now seeking a permanent, full-time Occupational Therapist to support their Adult Allied Health team.


Your new role
Reporting to the Team Leader – Adult Allied Health, you’ll plan, deliver and evaluate person-centred Occupational Therapy services that deliver choice and control to participants. Key responsibilities will include, amongst others:



  • Providing evidence-based occupational therapy interventions for participants presenting with a wide range of conditions and syndromes

  • Providing comprehensive assessment services to address needs regarding personal care, safety, independent living, social, psychological and emotional issues, and develop appropriate treatment plans to meet identified needs, including assistive technology and home modification strategies

  • Contributing to client intake through provision of initial assessments for new clients, including assessment for ongoing clinical needs, current functional capacity and environmental barriers / hazards

  • Providing independent, specialist and clinical input into NDIS program planning, development and delivery of core business

  • Ongoing communication with external NDIS stakeholders

  • Leading and contributing to the development of individual and group programs within the organisation’s service areas, including Supported Independent Living, Short-term Accommodation and Day Programs




What you'll need to succeed
As the successful candidate you’ll have tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy and will have current registration with AHPRA. You’ll also have a minimum of 3 years’ clinical experience with an adult caseload, ideally in a community setting. You’ll also have knowledge of, and postgraduate clinical experience in, best practice management of neurological disorders, management of upper limb dysfunctions, wheelchair and seating, and environmental modifications. Experience with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients will be highly regarded. Additionally, you’ll have, or will be willing to obtain, a Police Check, Ochre Card, and First Aid Certificate.


What you'll get in return
You’ll enjoy further developing your professional skills working for an industry-leading, growing organisation who value their staff. This is a permanent, full-time position offering 5 weeks’ annual leave. Dependent on experience, the salary on offer ranges from $78,097 - $108,126 plus super and salary sacrificing.


What you need to do now
Please send your resume to Rebecca at rebecca.wiles@hays.com.au or apply online. You may also call 08 8943 6009 for a confidential discussion.



JOB SUMMARY
Date Posted
17/5/2018
Category
Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Location
Darwin, NT 0800
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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