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Occupational Therapist

Anglicare SQ

About the Position
Anglicare’s Metro South Community Aged & Disability team is key in providing care and support to a range of clients throughout the region.  We work with people to explore new options, open doors and create solutions that enable people to live well in their own homes. 
 
As part of this essential service, we are looking for a qualified Occupational Therapist to join the team on a part time basis, providing support to improve or maintain our clients’ independent functioning in all aspects of living.   The role will be required for both day respite & community support, assisting people who are limited by physical or psychological illness, neurological dysfunction, developmental delay or the ageing process.
 
 
About You
With an already successful career in Occupational Therapy, you will be passionate about supporting both the elderly, and those people who are living with a disability.  To join the Anglicare team, you will be skilled and experienced in:
  • Conducting home based evaluations, devisingcare plans and writing functional reports
  • Assessing thehome environment andprescribing aids, equipment and modifications as required, within funding program guidelines
  • Supporting clients in their own homes and within our respite centres to work towards self-care development and/or re-ablement
  • Planning, coordination and implementation of group therapy programs as required
  • Working effectively within a multidisciplinary team with a collaborative, person-centred approach
 
Your exceptional communication skills and genuine interest in helping others, will be supported by:
  • A bright, enthusiastic and dedicated approach to care and client support
  • A team player who has the capacity to plan and prioritise your own workload effectively
  • Problem solving skills, an innovative approach and ability to think outside the box
  • Demonstrated understanding of continuous quality improvement in human services
  • A consistent focus on client safety and wellbeing, following best practice procedures
 
To be successful in this role, you will also need:
  • A tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy and current registration with AHPRA
  • First Aid Certificate with CPR
  • Current Blue Card (Working with Children) with Yellow Card exemption
  • A National Police Certificate
  • Queensland Driver Licence and your own reliable vehicle
 
 
What We Offer
Anglicare is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team. Along with the opportunity to further develop your skills in Community Aged & Disability services, our successful candidate will enjoy:
  • Working in, and supporting your local community and its residents
  • Being a part of one of Queensland’s largest and most well respected non-profit organisations
  • Career progression and development in the form of internal and external training
  • Work/life balance with part time hours and the ability to increase your take home pay with salary packaging options
 
 
Show Your Interest
Apply now and be rewarded with a position that directly and positively influences the quality of life for our clients; working with an organisation that values your professional contribution and personal well-being.  People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island heritage are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
To submit an application and to view a copy of the Position Description, click ‘Apply’ below or visit http://anglicaresq.org.au/career  and refer to job number S3040
 
For further information please contact
Craig Jackman on 0402 971 020
 
Applications close Monday 25th September 2017

Assistance from Recruitment Agencies is not required at this time
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete a Pre-Employment Assessment that requires disclosure of pre-existing injuries, illnesses or conditions that could reasonably be aggravated by performing the duties of this position.

 

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Occupational TherapistAnglicare SQ
Location Brisbane
Job Reference Number S3040
Classification Occupational Therapist
Sub Classification Occupational Therapist
Job Type Part Time
Estimated Salary Package $80,000 FTE
Closing Date 25-09-2017

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