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Occupational Therapist

Anglicare SQ

About the Position
Anglicare’s Brisbane 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 part time, providing support to improve or maintain our clients’ independent functioning in all aspects of living throughout the Brisbane South region.   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 degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Membership with the Australian Association of Occupational Therapists, Queensland
  • Valid Blue Card (Working with Children) with Yellow Card exemption
  • A National Police Certificate
  • Current Queensland Driver Licence
What We Offer
Anglicare is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team.  We support our staff with learning and development initiatives, an employee benefits program and progressive human resources management strategies, and are recognised as a leading employer in the non-profit sector.  You will also enjoy:
  • An opportunity to further develop your skills in Community Aged Care & Disability services
  • Part time hours and the option to increase your take home pay with full PBI salary packaging
  • Working in, and supporting your local community and its residents
  • Career progression and development in the form of internal and external training
Show Your Interest
Apply now and be rewarded with a position that directly and positively influences the quality of life for our clients; working within an organisation that values your professional contribution and personal well-being.  People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island heritage are strongly encouraged to apply.
For further information please contact
Annabelle Smith on 0402 183 974
Applications close Friday 29th March 2018

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 S3339
Classification Occupational Therapist
Sub Classification Occupational Therapist
Job Type Part Time
Estimated Salary Package Circa $80,000
Closing Date 29-03-2018

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