Occupational Therapist - Albany


Community Occupational Therapist

Attractive salary packaging options - up to $15,899 tax free
This role will suit an experienced Community Occupational Therapist
Permanent Full-Time Community Based Role

The opportunity

We are currently looking for an experienced community Occupational Therapist to support our clients throughout the Albany, Denmark, Mount Barker and surrounds. In this role, you will be responsible for the delivery and coordination of professional Occupational Therapy services across a number of programs (CHSP / Reablement / HCP) to achieve improved occupational, social and health outcomes, optimum independence and improved quality of life for our clients. Working in a community aged care setting, you will work independently completing home-based assessments and provide appropriate recommendations, intervention and evaluation. Experience in care management and transdisciplinary practice would be an advantage. This role will be based out of our Albany office however due to the nature of the service you will spend time traveling to deliver care to our clients in their own homes. Access to a pool car when required, the technology required to do your role, and orientation to and support in the role will be provided. Regular PD inhouse and peer supervision is available. 

About you

To be considered for this role, you will meet the following criteria: 

Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy
Current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Previous experience working as an OT in a community setting
Ability to identify and provide appropriate advice on complex care needs by exercising initiative and innovation in the application of professional practices under limited direction.
Previous experience in minor home modifications and equipment prescription
Ability to use a reablement/restorative model of care to enhance the independence of our clients
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
High level computer skills
Ability to work autonomously as well as work well within a multi-disciplinary team
Highly organised, strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
Valid Australian drivers licence

Key responsibilities

Community based role with a strong focus on enhancing the independence of our clients
Plan and carry out required services to clients following guidelines for assessment and treatment required
Maintain a close liaison with other community resources to ensure the ongoing care
Liaise with families/care providers by providing ongoing support, counselling and education
The ability to work independently
Plan and carry out relevant training to staff
Prepare reports as required

Under the Aged Care act 1997, successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory National Police Clearance prior to commencement.

Benefits

Competitive salary
Silver Chain tools provided to assist you
Award winning Health and wellbeing programmes
Health Care benefits

Posted
05/05/2022
Location
Albany, WA, AU