Australia – HEALTHCARE

Occupational Therapist – regional NSW - 4855

Location: New South Wales
Salary: Highly Competitive
Position: Full Time

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist with an interest in the disability sector to join a non-government organization based in Bathurst NSW that provides services to people with a disability in the community.

This position is open to both part-time and full-time options. Recent and new graduates are encouraged to apply.

Our client is one of the biggest healthcare employers in New South Wales, and joining them gives you the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives while growing your career and enjoying the best of Australian lifestyle just 2 hours out of Sydney. This role is based in Bathurst and also counts as regional work.

The company supports a wide range of people including children, adults, people who are aging and people from different cultural backgrounds. Their services include Supported Accommodation, Respite, Drop In Support, Day Programs, Work Training programs, Recreation, Therapy services, Behavioural Intervention and Support Coordination. All of services are designed around individual clients with a focus on increasing independence, self-determination and community participation.

About the Bathurst area

Bathurst is one of the New South Wales’ most beautiful and vibrant cities located just a few hours west of Sydney. It is growing significantly, has almost full employment and a rich goldfields history, spectacular limestone caves plus a year-long programme of events and festivals.

Here are some reasons you’ll love living there:

  • Close to Sydney but much lower cost of living
  • Spectacular scenery
  • Thriving social life with many places to eat and drink
  • Counts as regional work
  • Excellent school and university
  • A strong sense of community
  • Diverse job market

Role and Responsibilities

  • Working within a multi-disciplinary team, you will be required to provide assessment, intervention and review of outcomes in line with individual clients’ NDIS funding.
  • This opportunity will allow you to work within both paediatric and adult settings.
  • Providing a range of supports around fine and gross motor activities, sensory needs, seating and positioning, home modifications, activities of daily living and carer education.
  • This role will also require you to provide support and training to staff in relevant areas.

Skills and Requirements

• Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy.
• Current AHPRA registration.
• Experience supporting children and adults using an evidence-based approach and a desire to develop your skills.
• Understanding of NDIS plans and funding models to suitably plan assessments and interventions.
• High quality reporting and communication skills.
• Current driver’s license.
• Current Working with Children Check and National Police Check.

Benefits

  • Clinical support through external supervision.
  • Excellent career development opportunities.
  • Generous salary packaging options available.
  • Further Education
  • Sponsorship
  • Work-life balance with low patient to staff ratios

If you are interested or would like to hear more information on this role, email [email protected] with your CV or apply through our link.

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