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Occupational Therapist - Port Pirie

Occupational Therapist - Port Pirie

Job Title: Occupational Therapist - Port Pirie
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Port Pirie, South Australia
Industry:
Salary: Competitive Salary & NFP Benefits
Reference: BBBH736_1596678189
Contact Name: Lizzie Ocampo
Contact Email: elizabeth@orchardtalent.com.au
Job Published: August 06, 2020 11:43

Job Description

About the Company

This is an exciting opportunity to work with one of Australia's most established charitable organisations that provides services and support across Aged Care, Children & Families and Disability sectors.

With over 1,500 employees and 600 volunteers across NSW, QLD & SA, our client has plans for further growth and pride themselves on their supportive culture. They have a passion for delivering continued professional growth and development opportunities to their staff.

The Opportunity

As an Occupational Therapist, you will support children and adults to participate fully in life and achieve their goals by enhancing independent living skills and the ability to participate in the community.

Navigating the NDIS system, the Occupational Therapist will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and conduct assessments to provide person-centred therapeutic services in a home, school, or respite setting. The types of conditions that you will work with include ADHD, Down Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, Autism, and Brain Traumas. A large number of clients are paediatric.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Functionality assessments
  • Sensory assessments
  • Growth assessments
  • Equipment prescriptions
  • Motion Assessments

About You

As an Occupational Therapist you will have;

  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Minimum 1-year experience working within the NDIS or 5+ years' experience working within an adjacent sector
  • A current driver's license and willingness to travel (occasionally long-distance) to clients (pool cars available)
  • Experience supporting children and adults using an evidence-based approach

Prior experience working with paediatric clients will be highly regarded.

What's on Offer

This is an opportunity to join an award-winning organisation that lives and breathes their vision to create a best life for all Australians. With continued opportunities to further develop your career within a supportive environment, you will also receive a competitive salary with NFP salary packaging benefits in addition to; mobile working tools, flexible workdays and monthly recognition program to celebrate all successes, big and small.

Living within the Port Pirie areas offers the chance to have an enviable work-life balance in this beautiful coastal town.

To Apply

For a confidential discussion or role related queries, please call Elizabeth Ocampo on 0406 832 212 or email elizabeth@orchardtalent.com.au

To apply, please follow the link.

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