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Occupational Therapist

Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Derrimut, Victoria
Industry: Allied Health
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date:
Reference: EI Derrimut_1574032100
Contact Name: Permanent Team
Contact Email: permanent@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: Nov 18, 2019

Job Description

Employment Type: Full Time or Part-Time
Term: Ongoing
Location: Various locations across Melbourne/Rural Victoria & Sydney/Rural NSW/QLD
Salary: $65,000 - $115,000 + generous vehicle options + phone + laptop
New Graduates & overseas candidates welcome to apply

The organisation is seeking Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists to achieve their goal of being the best therapy provider in the world.

The organisation:

Improving the lives of people living with a disability.
Striving to be the best in the world at interdisciplinary therapy; within a person's natural environment; and in ways that are inclusive of the person's family, friends and community.
People matter to Everyday Independence; and we are developing a workforce that is skilled, passionate and driven to providing therapy within a social model of disability.

Growing because of their success and culture

  • Australia Allied Health Aware Winner: Team Culture
  • Australia Allied Health Aware Winner: Early Career

The role

Seeking candidates from either Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy who are committed to working in a person-centred approach. Backgrounds to work with a varied age range of clients, early childhood, children, teenagers, adults presenting with a disability through the NDIS.

In this role you will;

  • Work with children, adults or both depending on your experience and preference.
  • Gather information using assessments, conversations, observations & play-based approaches
  • Identify facilitators and barriers within a person's environment
  • Develop person-centred goals collaboratively with the person and their support
  • Empower and build capacity of people, families and communities
  • Regularly evaluate progress and outcomes, using relevant outcomes measures and discuss outcomes with people, family and stakeholders
  • Write reports in a timely and professional manner & maintain full accurate records
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Work with your team to achieve its purpose and to drive positive results

The successful candidate

Essential:

  • Bachelor degree or Masters in Speech Pathology / Occupational Therapy / Physiotherapy
  • AHPRA membership / SPA membership
  • Growth mindset, innovative, team player, committed to continuous learning
  • Experience working with people with disabilities
  • Willingness to complete DWES check, police check, 2 reference checks and other compliance documents
  • Victorian or NSW Driving licence

Desirable - but not essential:

  • NDIS knowledge
  • 1+ years' experience as an OT, Physio or Speech

What you get in return:

  • Work for an organisation that pride themselves on being person-centred in every way
  • An organisation who adapt to change, support innovation and are forward-thinking
  • Continuous professional development provided, including organisation specific conferences
  • A growing organisation, lots of career progression opportunities
  • Competitive salary plus generous vehicle options, phone and laptop
  • They like you to grow as they do = lots of internal promotion
  • Career progression plan that you will follow and review with your team leader
  • Participate in an industry-leading new training program (intake every 8 weeks) followed by our mentoring and coaching programmes (ongoing)
  • Large emphasis on team inclusiveness and collaboration - weekly team meetings and peer supervision too
  • 25% support/admin workforce vs 75% allied health professionals = 1 admin resource to every 4 allied health professionals
  • Work with your consumers through long term intervention (ideally a minimum of 12 months)
  • Lots of supports in place to help you achieve as much therapy in your role as possible
  • Their core value is "people matter" and this is supported by values of strengths-based, excellence, integrity, simplicity and appreciation.
  • You have access to administration and scheduling support
  • Relocation expenses for some applicants.

If you wish to apply:

Please send a cover note and resume to Danielle / Lydia at

If you would like more information, a position description, or to discuss any queries, please call the team on 1800 833 130

The organisation is an equal opportunities employer.

People with a lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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