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Occupational Therapist

Advertiser: Hunter Primary Care3 out of 53.0 overall rating (3 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
24 Oct 2019
Location
Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter
Work Type
Casual/Vacation
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Physiotherapy, OT & Rehabilitation

Occupational Therapist

  • Not for profit organisation
  • Community based role
  • Friendly and committed team

Hunter Primary Care is a not-for-profit organisation providing support for health professionals and the community in the local region. Our organisation works in collaboration with government and non-government organisations, aiming to keep people well and out of hospital.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join us on a casual basis. 

The Occupational Therapist will work as part of a growing team and be responsible for efficient, evidence-based clinical service delivery to caseload of clients including NDIS. The role is community based with community based Occupational Therapist services to be delivered across the Hunter Primary Care (HPC) footprint, in the client’s home or other relevant places with the aim to support the client in achieve their activity of daily living and or NDIS goals.

The Occupational Therapist will work autonomously and have the ability to self-direct their work to achieve clinical client targets.

Essential Criteria

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Occupational Therapy.
  • Current unrestricted AHPRA registration.
  • Strong knowledge, experience and understanding of the role.
  • Knowledge and experience of sourcing assistive technology under appropriate funding systems e.g. NDIS ENABLE, MAC.
  • Knowledge and experience in utilising appropriate assessments and report writing that match the client’s needs
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills necessary for good working relationships and client care.
  • Ability to network and develop effective working relationships
  • Ability to prioritise work, manage time and meet deadlines
  • Experience in all Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, data base navigation and data entry
  • Current unrestricted NSW Drivers Licence

Desirable Criteria

  • Prior experience in case management and/or providing professional and flexible assistance to individuals with disabilities
  • Knowledge of, and experience working with Hunter-based services within the Health and Social Services sectors

The successful applicant for this position will be asked to consent to a police check and will be required to hold a current NSW Working with Children Check.  Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position.  Each application will be considered on its merits.

If you value respect, excellence, integrity and recognition and have a strong interest in working with a team who are committed to improving health in our community, please apply today. All applications must include a cover letter individually addressing the essential and desirable selection criteria found in the position description. The position description can be found on our website - http://hunterprimarycare.com.au/Careers .

For further information regarding this position, please contact Claudine Ford, Primary Care Coordination Manager on 4925 2259 or email cford@hunterprimarycare.com.au 

Hunter Primary Care is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.

www.hunterprimarycare.com.au

Hunter Primary Care is a not-for-profit organisation providing support for health professionals and the community in the local region. Our organisation works in collaboration with government and non-government organisations, aiming to keep people well and out of hospital.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join us on a casual basis. 

The Occupational Therapist will work as part of a growing team and be responsible for efficient, evidence-based clinical service delivery to caseload of clients including NDIS. The role is community based with community based Occupational Therapist services to be delivered across the Hunter Primary Care (HPC) footprint, in the client’s home or other relevant places with the aim to support the client in achieve their activity of daily living and or NDIS goals.

The Occupational Therapist will work autonomously and have the ability to self-direct their work to achieve clinical client targets.

Essential Criteria

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Occupational Therapy.
  • Current unrestricted AHPRA registration.
  • Strong knowledge, experience and understanding of the role.
  • Knowledge and experience of sourcing assistive technology under appropriate funding systems e.g. NDIS ENABLE, MAC.
  • Knowledge and experience in utilising appropriate assessments and report writing that match the client’s needs
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills necessary for good working relationships and client care.
  • Ability to network and develop effective working relationships
  • Ability to prioritise work, manage time and meet deadlines
  • Experience in all Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, data base navigation and data entry
  • Current unrestricted NSW Drivers Licence

Desirable Criteria

  • Prior experience in case management and/or providing professional and flexible assistance to individuals with disabilities
  • Knowledge of, and experience working with Hunter-based services within the Health and Social Services sectors

The successful applicant for this position will be asked to consent to a police check and will be required to hold a current NSW Working with Children Check.  Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position.  Each application will be considered on its merits.

If you value respect, excellence, integrity and recognition and have a strong interest in working with a team who are committed to improving health in our community, please apply today. All applications must include a cover letter individually addressing the essential and desirable selection criteria found in the position description. The position description can be found on our website - http://hunterprimarycare.com.au/Careers .

For further information regarding this position, please contact Claudine Ford, Primary Care Coordination Manager on 4925 2259 or email cford@hunterprimarycare.com.au 

Hunter Primary Care is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.

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