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MS Consultant - Occupational Therapist

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Job Listing Date
3 Jan 2019
Location
Yarra Valley & High Country
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Physiotherapy, OT & Rehabilitation

MS Consultant - Occupational Therapist

Introduction to MS:

Multiple Sclerosis Limited (MS) is a Not for Profit organisation, and a leading source of information, advice and services for individuals living with multiple sclerosis.  The main focus of the organisation is to help minimise the impact of multiple sclerosis on individual lives and provide ongoing support to ensure their journey is not undertaken alone. 

Working with MS:

At MS, team members have great satisfaction in knowing they are part of a team that is making a real difference to the lives of people living with multiple sclerosis.

 

MS strives to be an employer of choice and have developed an employee benefit program for all permanent and fixed term employees.  These include:

 

  • Generous Salary Packaging options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Birthday leave
  • Bring Your Dog to Work!
  • Discounted Private Health, life, travel & pet Insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Purchased leave
  • Rewards & Recognition program
  • Learning & Development opportunities

……………. any many more!

 

The Role:

We are recruiting for an MS Consultant – Occupational Therapist to take on this rewarding and challenging role covering Mooroolbark and surrounding areas from the office based in Mooroolbark.  The main purpose of this role is to work with participants who have an NDIS package and assist them to pursue their goals, objectives and aspirations. 

 

Your Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for providing a range of specialist clinical services to support participants with disabilities to meet their identified needs. 

You will work with a caseload of individuals and assist with increasing or maintaining their independence including social participation and assist in building their capacity to actively take part in the community.  Additionally, you will be required to manage relationships with internal and external service providers to ensure maximum value for money is achieved and implement strategies to ensure seamless communication across the organisation.

 

Your Capabilities:

To be successful in this role we are looking for someone who has:

 

  • Experience in a relevant role within the Disability/Health sector
  • A demonstrated understanding of the NDIS environment and requirements of service agreements
  • A proven track record for delivering solutions utilising a consumer directed care approach
  • A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • A demonstrated ability to manage individualised budgets and reach financial targets
  • Pragmatic, organised and demonstrates sound judgement
  • Resilience and a proven ability to adapt style and approach to suit varying situations
  • High levels of computer literacy in using a range of Office computer packages

 

Your Qualifications:

You will be Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy or a recent graduate looking for a new challenge and be registered with an appropriate registration body, e.g. AHPRA.  As this position will require you to travel, you will need to have a current valid Driver Licence and personal vehicle for use – you will be reimbursed for any travel expenses.

So now that you have identified that this may be your next career step, here are the finer and important details to help support your goals:

 

The Salary:

This is a full-time permanent position and is offering an hourly rate commensurate on your level of experience + Super + Salary Packaging options up to $18,550 per annum.

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a National Police Check, possibly an International Police Check a Working with Children Check and a working with Vulnerable people check.

 

How to Apply:

In the first instance, you can contact Jenny or Vivian at Complete Recruitment Matters on (03) 9249 9650 for a confidential discussion, or simply click onto the apply now button and submit your cover letter and resume for consideration.

Please note: From 1 November 2017, there is a requirement for all workers within a disability services organisation in Victoria to be screened against the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) List. A notification may also be made to the DWES unit should it be determined through other safety screening processes, such as a police check, that a person may fall within DWES criteria.  For further information, please see www.dhs.vic.gov.au/disability-worker-exclusion-scheme.

MS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with a lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

Introduction to MS:

Multiple Sclerosis Limited (MS) is a Not for Profit organisation, and a leading source of information, advice and services for individuals living with multiple sclerosis.  The main focus of the organisation is to help minimise the impact of multiple sclerosis on individual lives and provide ongoing support to ensure their journey is not undertaken alone. 

Working with MS:

At MS, team members have great satisfaction in knowing they are part of a team that is making a real difference to the lives of people living with multiple sclerosis.

 

MS strives to be an employer of choice and have developed an employee benefit program for all permanent and fixed term employees.  These include:

 

  • Generous Salary Packaging options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Birthday leave
  • Bring Your Dog to Work!
  • Discounted Private Health, life, travel & pet Insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Purchased leave
  • Rewards & Recognition program
  • Learning & Development opportunities

……………. any many more!

 

The Role:

We are recruiting for an MS Consultant – Occupational Therapist to take on this rewarding and challenging role covering Mooroolbark and surrounding areas from the office based in Mooroolbark.  The main purpose of this role is to work with participants who have an NDIS package and assist them to pursue their goals, objectives and aspirations. 

 

Your Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for providing a range of specialist clinical services to support participants with disabilities to meet their identified needs. 

You will work with a caseload of individuals and assist with increasing or maintaining their independence including social participation and assist in building their capacity to actively take part in the community.  Additionally, you will be required to manage relationships with internal and external service providers to ensure maximum value for money is achieved and implement strategies to ensure seamless communication across the organisation.

 

Your Capabilities:

To be successful in this role we are looking for someone who has:

 

  • Experience in a relevant role within the Disability/Health sector
  • A demonstrated understanding of the NDIS environment and requirements of service agreements
  • A proven track record for delivering solutions utilising a consumer directed care approach
  • A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • A demonstrated ability to manage individualised budgets and reach financial targets
  • Pragmatic, organised and demonstrates sound judgement
  • Resilience and a proven ability to adapt style and approach to suit varying situations
  • High levels of computer literacy in using a range of Office computer packages

 

Your Qualifications:

You will be Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy or a recent graduate looking for a new challenge and be registered with an appropriate registration body, e.g. AHPRA.  As this position will require you to travel, you will need to have a current valid Driver Licence and personal vehicle for use – you will be reimbursed for any travel expenses.

So now that you have identified that this may be your next career step, here are the finer and important details to help support your goals:

 

The Salary:

This is a full-time permanent position and is offering an hourly rate commensurate on your level of experience + Super + Salary Packaging options up to $18,550 per annum.

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a National Police Check, possibly an International Police Check a Working with Children Check and a working with Vulnerable people check.

 

How to Apply:

In the first instance, you can contact Jenny or Vivian at Complete Recruitment Matters on (03) 9249 9650 for a confidential discussion, or simply click onto the apply now button and submit your cover letter and resume for consideration.

Please note: From 1 November 2017, there is a requirement for all workers within a disability services organisation in Victoria to be screened against the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) List. A notification may also be made to the DWES unit should it be determined through other safety screening processes, such as a police check, that a person may fall within DWES criteria.  For further information, please see www.dhs.vic.gov.au/disability-worker-exclusion-scheme.

MS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with a lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Are you currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?
  • What's your expected hourly rate?

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