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Allied Health Practitioner - Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay


Employer: Richmond Fellowship Queensland
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Health Care & Allied Health
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional QLD

Job posted on: 15 January, 2019.
Applications close: 29 January, 2019. (Expired)

  • Full Time
  • Fixed term
  • Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay
  • Competitive remuneration $44.13 - $49.59/ hour plus penalty rates
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 / FBT year
  • Comprehensive support infrastructure - mobile support system, Employee Assistance Program (available for staff and their family) and learning & development opportunities

Exciting opportunity to work for a leading company in a compassionate and dynamic team.

Richmond Fellowship Queensland (RFQ) is seeking compassionate and motivated people who can provide an excellent customer experience and who genuinely aspire to support people to live meaningful lives.

About the position

The position primarily involves supporting people assessed with mental health needs to access further support through the NDIS. The position requires the applicant to have the ability to engage with the client and relevant stakeholders to gather evidence of support need to successfully complete access request forms for the NDIS. Additional duties also involve provision of therapeutic assessments and intervention relevant to the applicant’s area of expertise.

About RFQ

Richmond Fellowship Queensland (RFQ) was founded in 1974 and is part of a world-wide movement founded in Richmond, England in 1959.

Today, RFQ provides a diversity of evidence-based psychosocial recovery and allied health services. From working in acute mental health wards and correctional facilities and supporting discharge and release pathways, to keeping people healthy in the community, including through therapeutic supports, RFQ’s vision captures the passion and conviction of our work: A future recovered for people facing mental health challenges and social disadvantage. This statement of hope is also captured in RFQ’s branding name, Recovered Futures. Our RFQ community inspires and reassures people in recovery that there is hope and a future.

RFQ further developed its service diversity and opportunities with Mental Illness Fellowship Queensland (MIFQ) merging with RFQ in August 2018.

Requirements

  • Appointment to this position requires proof of tertiary degree qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association within Australia or working towards accreditation. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • For Occupational Therapists: Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is required.
  • For Dieticians: Registration as an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) is required.
  • For Social Workers: The possession of a tertiary degree in Social Work providing eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers is required.
  • For Psychologists: Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is required. The possession of an Australian Psychological Society (APS) accredited postgraduate qualification in clinical psychology and/or an endorsement in clinical psychology would be highly regarded
  • A strong sense of professional boundaries and integrity
  • Current driver’s licence and access to a registered roadworthy vehicle
  • Smart phone to be used for work purposes
  • Positive Notice Card, or ability to acquire

A full Position Description is attached below, or available on careers page at www.rfq.com.au/our-current-vacancies.

How to apply for this job

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