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Occupational Therapist, Paediatric - Mildura

Rural Workforce Agency Victoria
  • VACID 17426
  • Graduates welcome - clinical supervision offered and work with a team of OTs
  • 0.8 EFT to full-time, no weekends with ADO
  • Salary packaging options and Employee Assistance Program
  • Culture supports work-life balance
  • Relocation grant may be available through RWAV for eligible candidates

This Community Health organisation is passionate about enabling clients in the community to live safely and independently.

If you are new graduate or Grade 2 Occupational Therapist this is a perfect opportunity to join a dynamic multi-disciplinary allied health team where you can directly impact the lives of your young clients and their families.

With a paediatric focus working with birth to 18 year old age group who are living in the community and require support to improve independence and function in daily living. Interventions may include functional retraining, equipment prescription and home modifications. Helping children with autism, MBS and capacity building work in preschool early years services and schools through various funding streams.

Part of the role will see you coordinate accessible services and health promotion programs. There is also opportunity to diversify with Adult and cases.

Key Selection Criteria: (Please address this in your cover letter)

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (or equivalent)
  • AHPRA registration
  • Experience in providing client and family centred evidence based occupational therapy services, including thorough care planning
  • An understanding of confidentiality and infection control
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Highly developed problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Member of OT Australia
  • Current driving licence
  • Australian Citizenship/Permanent residency -no Visa sponsorship

Grade 2 OT will also require:

  • Demonstrated leadership within OT or multidisciplinary team
  • Five years clinical experience with adults and/or paediatric cases
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a range of internal and external stakeholders

A stunning location and diverse community, Mildura is a family friendly regional city on the banks of the magnificent Murray River. It offers sun-soaked days that provide many opportunities to enjoy water-based, nature-based and cultural activities, as well as the delicious local wine and produce. With a regional airport it offers great access and affordable lifestyle.

Rural Workforce Agency Victoria (RWAV) is a government funded NFP and our allied health and nursing program provides a no fee, end-to-end recruitment and support service within rural and regional Victoria. Rural health professionals will be supported by a RWAV Regional Support Officer and can apply for CPD grants bursaries, workforce scholarships and relocation grants. Visit www.rwav.com.au.

How to apply

To apply for this position, send your resume and selection criteria responses to screeningahn@rwav.com.au, using the subject line: Occupational Therapist, Paediatric - Mildura application via EthicalJobs, or call 03 9349 7800 for a confidential chat. 

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