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CBCHS is currently seeking two dynamic Occupational Therapists (OTs) to join our experienced and friendly team of OTs in supporting adults living with disability, chronic illness or age related issues to effectively participate in daily life.  

  • Contact Name: Ruth Skene
  • Location: Parkdale
  • Closing Date: March 1, 2021

CBCHS is currently seeking two dynamic Occupational Therapists (OTs) to join our experienced and friendly team of OTs in supporting adults living with disability, chronic illness or age related issues to effectively participate in daily life.

 

About the Company

CBCHS is a for-cause, not-for-profit organisation providing a wide range of allied health, dental, child development, disability and aged care services to more than 15,000 clients every year in and around the City of Kingston. Many of our clients are differently abled, socially isolated, financially disadvantaged or exposed to other socio-economic vulnerabilities. Our head office is in Parkdale with programs and services also offered at Chelsea, Clarinda, Mentone, Cheltenham, Clayton and Edithvale.

We are a values driven organisation with a reputation for service innovation and quality. We are a flexible and inclusive employer that values and supports workforce diversity. We strongly support equal opportunity and encourage applications from all people including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, those with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ community, and people with a disability.

Please visit our website for more information  www.cbchs.org.au

Purpose of the Position

This is a community based role, where our OTs work collaboratively with clients, carers, the CBCHS Allied Health multidisciplinary team and external agencies to assist clients in attaining their goals. We are currently accepting applications from both Grade 1 and Grade 2 applicants.

These are permanent positions with 0.8 or 1.0 EFT available for each role.

Job Benefits

As a health promoting not for profit business, we offer:

  • Easy street parking;
  • Salary Packaging;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Wellbeing initiatives including discounted gym membership and health insurance.

Please refer to Benefits of Working at CBCHS.

Key Responsibilities

Some of the key deliverables of this role include:

  • Providing evidence-based OT assessment and intervention to maximise functional independence, safety and quality of life for diverse client groups;
  • Coordinating the provision of equipment and home modifications required for daily living, including completion of applications to funding schemes;
  • Providing care as part of CBCHS Allied Health multidisciplinary team, with a focus on the principles of wellness, reablement and restorative care;
  • Providing services delivered through Commonwealth and State funding, and ‘fee for service’ including NDIS participants;
  • A Grade 2 position would include mentorship and clinical supervision to Grade 1 OT, AHA and students.

Key Selection Criteria

About You

Our ideal candidates are qualified, AHPRA registered OT’s who:

  • Possess a working knowledge of My Aged Care and NDIS systems with demonstrated experience working and engaging with a range of clients. Prior experience in NDIS highly regarded;
  • Are experienced in community practice, including equipment prescription and home modifications;
  • Possess a strong commitment to delivering high level customer service using a person-centred approach;
  • Are willing to embrace change, to be flexible, adaptable and enjoy new challenges;
  • Are both team players and able to autonomously manage own workloads, completing tasks in timely manner;
  • Committed to continuous improvement in professional practice, knowledge sharing and self-directed learning;
  • Have current NDIS Worker Screening Check (or willingness to obtain);
  • Hold registration with Victorian Aids & Equipment Program (Statewide Equipment Program -SWEP) and are eligible for membership with OT Australia.

How to Apply

Click on the Position Description link below to view the full Position Description details.

All applications require an up to date resume and cover letter to be submitted.

To successfully apply for this position you will be required to attach a copy of your qualifications within the application process.

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For a confidential discussion contact Ruth Skene – Senior Clinician, OT – rskene@cbchs.org.au

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