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Occupational Therapist - Port Pirie

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  • Sign on bonus of up to $5,000!
  • Full-time position based in Port Pirie, SA!
  • $92k - $105k inclusive of Super + Salary Packaging + Meals & Entertainment Card
  • Flexible Friendly organisation, WFH & part-time options available

Our Organisation

The Benevolent Society’s vision is to build a just society where all Australians can live their best life. For more than 200 years we have supported people at the margins of society: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians; children, young people, and their families; older people; carers and people with disability. We are an independent, non-religious service provider which supports people to live life their way.

As part of The Benevolent Society vision, we are strongly committed to reconciliation with our First Nations people of Australia. We remain steadfast in our commitment to promoting the economic, political, and social inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Your Role

We are seeking a motivated individual to provide services to a diverse range of clients from adults to children with physical or intellectual disabilities, working flexibly either in their homes, community settings or from our office space.

We are open to applications from experienced OTs, those with less experience and new graduates, those with disability experience and without, so get in touch to have a chat today!

Your Duties

As an Occupational Therapist, you will:

  • Collaborate with a range of clients, following a referral-based service model.
  • Coordinate the delivery of occupational therapy services, including assessments, diagnoses, and treatments.
  • Develop and implement client plans, ensuring effective monitoring and reviews.
  • Conduct home and community visits as required.
  • Liaise with medical and allied health professionals.
  • Coach and advise team members and carers.
  • Facilitate therapeutic groups and workshops.
  • Attend meetings and maintain accurate documentation.

Our Benefits

Your well-being is a top priority for us, and we've got some fantastic benefits to offer:

  • Sign on bonus of up to $5000
  • Salary Benefits -You can package up to $15,900 pa of your pre-tax salary to pay for everyday expenses and benefit from a $2,650 meals and entertainment card + discount program before income tax is calculated, meaning you take home even more pay!
  • Motor Vehicle Packaging Options – to suit your lifestyle.
  • Work/Life Balance - Flexible work arrangements including part-time hours, hybrid home/office work arrangements, 1 accrued day off a month for full-time employees.
  • Recognition and Reward – Sector competitive remuneration, various recognition programs and access to long service leave after just 5 years
  • Wellness - Stay fit with a Fitness passport, utilize our Employee Assistance Program, and even purchase additional leave.
  • Professional development – Engage in monthly Communities of Practice to share experiences with your fellow heroes, explore leadership training opportunities, and get regular clinical supervision.
  • Our Reconciliation Commitment – a First Nations employees are entitled up to 10 days of unpaid leave for ceremonial purposes, as well as the option to be a voice on our RAP working group and have the opportunity for cultural and professional development that supports career pathways.

Skills and Experience

  • Currently registered with AHPRA
  • Passionate about supporting people with a disability to achieve their goals
  • Honest and who carry out their role with integrity and demonstrate genuine respect for all people regardless of their disability, culture, age, gender, sexual orientation
  • Experienced in applying evidence-based practice frameworks to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate clinical supports
  • Effective time managers to ensure they can meet client goals and performance expectations
  • Current driver's license (pool cars provided)

If you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, then we want to hear from you. The Benevolent Society recognises and values cultural knowledge and wisdom of the First Nations people, we therefore strongly encourage you to apply. We are strongly committed to being an Employer of Choice, one who offers, provides, and practices cultural safety in our workplace.

Apply Today and Start the Adventure!

For questions or just a friendly chat, reach out to Faz at 0401 675 408. Your journey to unlock your potential begins here!

The Benevolent Society respects and promotes human rights and diversity and is committed to building an inclusive culture. We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members. We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability, please get in contact to let us know how we can accommodate your needs. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role.

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