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Occupational Therapist

Advertiser: Montrose Therapy & Respite ServicesMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
22 Aug 2019
Location
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Physiotherapy, OT & Rehabilitation

About Montrose

With more than 80 years of experience behind us, Montrose has evolved into a modern, customer focused service provider supporting children and young people with a disability throughout Queensland. We offer a diverse range of high quality therapy and support services to children and young people in the community or within one of our Service Centres.

About the Role

We have a great opportunity for a registered and preferably, experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team and servicing our customers from our Darra Head Office and related clinics.

Graduates are also welcome to apply for this role.

An immediate start is available for the successful candidate. This role reports directly to the Service Centre Manager and is available on a permanent full-time OR part time basis.

Key Responsibilities

As an experienced and Registered Occupational Therapist, you will be required to be:

  • Proficient in providing high quality Occupational Therapy assessment, intervention and management of customers in a professional, confidential and culturally safe manner, in keeping with accepted best practice standards which include clinic-based appointments and home visits.
  • Proficient in the ability to design and implement a service plan for customers that achieves their goals
  • Proficient and comfortable in meeting benchmarks for service provision
  • Able to demonstrate effective verbal and written skills with particular emphasis on interpersonal communication skills, establishing trust and rapport, maintaining confidentiality and record keeping.
  • Able to effectively provide evidence based therapy to achieve customer goals within available resources.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in line with our Code of Conduct and comply with all Montrose Therapy Policies & Procedures
  • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with other allied health staff within Montrose Therapy & Respite Services
  • Adhere to all work health & safety policies and compliant within the ethical boundaries of Montrose Therapy and AHPRA.

 

Mandatory Requirements

  • Mandatory recognised tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy and current full registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certificate
  • Current Blue Card (Working with Children and Young People) or willingness to apply for a Blue Card
  • A current drivers' licence and access to a reliable vehicle are essential for service provision.

 

The Montrose Point of Difference

Our point of difference is the amazing team of qualified therapists working with our customers and their families. Being part of the Montrose community means you are making a positive difference to so many lives.

We have established a best practice supervision program where your professional growth and development will be nurtured and supported. When you join Montrose, you unite with talented and passionate people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to increase quality of life for all customers. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate.

We are looking forward to receiving your application and will commence shortlisting immediately.  Click on the ”Apply for this job" link and you will be directed to the job application.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as an occupational therapist?
  • Are you currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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