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Occupational Therapist


Employer: Onemda
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Disability Services, Health Care & Allied Health
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 17 May, 2019.
Applications close: 31 May, 2019.

About us

Onemda is a centre for learning and therapeutic development for people with a disability. Onemda strives to enrich the lives of people with a disability through the design and delivery of progressive, responsive and collaborative services.

Our commitment to the ongoing development of our therapy services is highlighted in the construction of a brand new therapy innovation centre, including a warm water pool, therapy gym and treatment spaces.

About the role

We are seeking a suitably qualified Occupational Therapist to join our team to provide part-time professional and holistic occupational therapy assessment and intervention services to participants of the Onemda Association Allied Health Service.

The Onemda allied health department is a new, exciting and innovative service arm of our well-established and reputable not for profit disability organisation. You will be employed as an integral part of a small and growing team of occupational therapists, speech pathologists, physiotherapists and exercise physiologists. You will actively manage a diverse and challenging clinical caseload of predominantly young adults ranging from mild intellectual disability through to multiple and profound physical and intellectual disability. Your team will deliver a holistic, client centred and flexible therapy program, supporting our participants and their families to achieve their full potential.

Your day to day tasks include:

  • Providing clinical assessment of participants' occupational performance, physical, social, assistive technology and communication needs
  • Supporting participants and their families to identify and prioritise goals and intervention to maximise outcomes within available resources
  • Develop and implement discipline specific and interdisciplinary therapy treatment goals and implementation
  • Undertake discipline specific activities in accordance with relevant therapy needs
  • Report writing and administration as required

About you

  • Minimum 2 years experience in an Occupational Therapist position (ideally in adult or paediatric disability environment)
  • Current AHPRA registration and eligibility for membership with Occupational Therapy Australia
  • Qualifications, skills and experience relevant to the position description
  • Demonstrated knowledge of varied allied health team professional roles and responsibilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge of family centred approaches

On offer

  • Flexible hours can be negotiated for 2 days per week
  • Supportive environment
  • Salary Packaging
  • Attractive remuneration package

Onemda Association
123 Andersons Creek Road, Doncaster East
Onemda is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply for this job

Applications addressing the key selection criteria including two professional referees and a covering letter can be emailed to the People and Culture Coordinator at recruitment@onemda.com.au, using the subject line: Occupational Therapist application via EthicalJobs.

Supporting materials  Position discription - Occupational Therapist Feb 2019.docx