Occupational therapist

Location: Regional NSW
Area: Tamworth & North West NSW
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $70,000 - $100,000 per annum

Our client is looking for an Occupational Therapist to work across the disability sector, servicing a mixed caseload. You will be a valued and supported member of the team where you will help people develop new skills and build a brighter future through the deliver of therapy services that promote positive mental, physical and emotional health; social and economic participation.
This role will involve:
  • Complete person-centred occupational therapy assessments, using a multidisciplinary approach to assist clients to meet their needs, goals, objectives and aspirations
  • Plan, coordinate and implement a range of creative and personalised solutions to assist people to improve their independence through the delivery of therapy services to children and adults with physical, intellectual and/or psychosocial disabilities
  • Decide which therapy approaches will meet the person’s needs: remediation, rehabilitation, enablement, prevention, and/or early intervention
  • Tailor services to maximise outcomes; considering the person’s family and social life, everyday activities and routines
  • Assist in the development of internal Therapeutic teams practice framework
The requirements for this role include:
  • Degree qualified in Occupational Therapy – applications from newly qualified therapists are welcomed
  • Current, unrestricted registration with AHPRA
  • Experience undertaking evidenced based clinical assessments and providing therapeutic interventions to meet client needs
  • Experience in a community health and/or disability services environment with a focus on people with complex care needs is desirable
  • An understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and the Quality & Safeguarding Commission would be a huge advantage
  • Knowledge of strengths-based practice, as well as family and person-centred approaches
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed practices
  • Have pride in your work and a passion for working with clients, colleagues, families and others to find innovative and practical solutions that allow clients to realise their human potential
  • Unrestricted Drivers Licence
Additional Information 
  • A number of probity checks are required including holding a current working with children and undertaking a National police checks.
To apply hit APPLY NOW as we will be shortlisting for this position soon.
For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Natalie Clemens on 0477 808 676.

Date Posted: 05/01/2021 09:08 AM

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