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Adult and Paediatric Occupational Therapists


Employer: Royal Society for the Blind of SA
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Disability Services, Health Care & Allied Health
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Adelaide

Job posted on: 05 September, 2019.
Applications close: 13 September, 2019. (Expired)

The RSB is seeking Occupational Therapists to join the team to provide services to children and adults who are blind or vision impaired.

Why RSB?

The RSB provides a range of specialist rehabilitation and education services, to assist people who are blind or vision impaired to live as independently as possible.

The RSB offers:

  • Regular mentoring and supportive friendly team environment
  • Work/life Balance - Working arrangements are negotiable and highly flexible to suit the successful candidate
  • Excellent Salary Package arrangements

The RSB is seeking Occupational Therapists primarily responsible for the delivery of services to children, adults and the elderly who are blind or vision impaired. The successful candidate will:

  • Provide clinical community based functional assessments and support under the NDIS, with potential for treatment / therapy service provision.
  • Provide assessment and advice on home modifications and assistive technology
  • Develop and co-design children and family friendly services
  • Reform RSB service delivery to older Australians with a reablement focus
  • Collaborate with innovative RSB technology partners
  • Contribute to Health and Wellness programs
  • Work closely in partnership with a range of staff such as Low Vision Optometrists, Orientation and Mobility Instructors, Exercise Physiologist and Guide Dog Instructors

A sound knowledge and understanding of vision impairment and empathy for people who are blind or vision impaired is highly desirable but not essential.

The position description on our website is a base grade Occupational Therapist.

A satisfactory Department of Human Services Disability sector screening clearance, Working with Children check and a current Driver’s Licence, as well as the ability to travel independently are required. The role involves some travel and also evening and weekend work when required.

Position description available at www.rsb.org.au/careers.

How to apply for this job

This job ad has now expired, and applications are no longer being accepted.