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Occupational Therapist – Community Aged Care – Melbourne

Job Description

About the Company:

A Community and Disability service providing state-wide high-quality services aimed at supporting people to remain independent within the community.
Providing services from birth to early intervention and education services to children and their families/carers through to services to adults and the aged, including Home Care, Respite, Community Care, Allied Health, Support Coordination, Supported Accommodation and facility-based respite.

About the Role:

We are currently seeking an Occupational Therapist for a community aged role with a leading not-for-profit in Melbourne's inner north.

In this role, you will be responsible for providing services for the organisations' aged care clients working out in the community. You will develop and implement high-quality person-centered services aimed at supporting people to remain independent within the community. 

Main responsibilities include but are not limited to completing home functional assessments, report writing, scope of works, equipment prescription, education and engaging with other sources of government funded programmes such as equipment funding.

This is a permanent, full-time position. Experienced and Graduate applicants welcome to apply.

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary up to $89,000 plus salary packaging
  • Autonomous working environment
  • Laptop + phone + use of fleet car
  • $1500 yearly PD allowance

About You:
  • A relevant qualification in Occupational Therapy and relevant registration
  • Proven experience in establishing and maintaining effective and professional relationships, building rapport and liaising with relevant stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare briefings, case notes, reports and recommendations in a professional and considered manner
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to provide effective consultative skills that facilitate change through use of reflective and strength-based practice
  • Ability to coach other transdisciplinary team members in areas of expertise
  • A current Victorian drivers license
  • A current Working With Children Check

About Us:  
MediRecruit is Australia’s premier boutique recruitment destination for medical practitioners and healthcare candidates. Run by healthcare professionals, for healthcare professionals, the expert agency’s primary focus is to encourage candidates to discover ‘diverse careers in health’ throughout Australia, New Zealand and the UK.  
How to Apply:  

Please apply and one of our Healthcare Specialists will call you for a confidential discussion. Or contact Clare Jones - or 0402 367 899.
Job posted on: November 16, 2023

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