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Graduate 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 seeking a motivated Occupational Therapist for a community-aged role with a leading not-for-profit in North and East Metro Melbourne. 
 
As an Occupational Therapist, you will be providing a range of individual comprehensive assessments, interventions, and therapies to elderly clients under the CHSP, HCP and other funding programs. Working partly clinic-based as well as out in the community, you will identify their individualised goals, interventions, and therapies to provide them and their caregivers with support, guidance, and recommendations. 
 
You will also: 
  • Provide high-quality and person-centered OT services including assessment and development of comprehensive goal-oriented treatment and care plans, home assessment, equipment prescription, and report writing. Demonstrate a range of intervention and therapy strategies in line with goals 
  • Complete detailed reports including home modification reports and equipment applications 
  • Communicate with consumers and relevant internal and external stakeholders 
  • Conduct internal and external referrals to other members of the multidisciplinary team, and external funding providers including SWEP and Geat2Go 
  • Essential travel across various aged care planning regions and where operationally needed 
  
Benefits: 
  • Excellent mentoring from a senior OT 
  • A positive and supportive workplace 
  • Flexible work arrangements 
  • Autonomous working environment 
  • Salary packaging benefits worth $15,900 
  • Work-from-home hybrid flexibility 
  • Shared company car + work phone + Dell Laptop 
  • $1500 yearly PD allowance 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Paid parental leave  
  
About You: 
  • A relevant qualification in Occupational Therapy and AHPRA registration 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Excellent report writing skills 
  • Ability to work autonomously with regular formal supervision 
  • A passion to drive and make a difference  
  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop 
  • Eligibility to work in Australia 
  • 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 Harriet Yeates - harriet@medirecruit.com
Job posted on: February 5, 2024

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