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Occupational Therapist Clinician - Shailer Park


Employer: Life Without Barriers
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Disability Services, Health Care & Allied Health
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Brisbane & Gold Coast

Job posted on: 11 February, 2019.
Applications close: 10 March, 2019.

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest social purpose organisation
  • Attractive Remuneration Package with excellent tax benefits
  • Tool of trade
  • 12 month contract | Full time | Based in Shailer Park | Parking on site

About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 5,600 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

An opportunity exists for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our Disability and Aged Care programs. In this role you will provide support to the South east QLD region.

This is a wonderful opening for a dynamic and creative Clinician with a passion for improving the lives of people. You will be supported by our multi-disciplinary Clinical Services team and will have excellent professional development opportunities.      

Key Responsibilities  

  • Provide clinical knowledge and expertise to Life Without Barriers programs
  • Provide assessments of clients cognitive and learning abilities, health status and behavioural profile, safety and equipment needs
  • Develop and monitor intervention plans and strategies
  • Work collaboratively with other allied health professionals   

Skills & Experience  

  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy and current registration with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated experience in assessing and planning interventions for clients who are aged or with a disability
  • Sound knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing person centred interventions
  • Experience working in a culturally sensitive manner with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Understanding of a commitment to the principles of EEO, Safety, Cultural Diversity and Ethical Practice
  • Current Driver License  

Desirable

  • Knowledge of service providers in the local community
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar industry
  • Knowledge base of sensory modulation    

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).

Benefits  

  • Attractive remuneration package with NFP salary sacrificing options
  • Onsite shared parking options & New Offices
  • Supportive team environment
  • Tool of trade  

 

How to apply for this job

Include your resume and covering letter in one document and apply here.

For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact recruitment@lwb.org.au.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice. Current application closing date is the 10th March 2019.

*Prior applicants need not re-apply