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Occupational Therapist - Allied Health

  • 498537
  • Aged Care - Home and Community
  • Medical and Allied Health
  • Full time permanent

About the Opportunity 

At Uniting, we are dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our clients. 
This role is central to delivering a holistic, person-centred approach to support our mature clients, maximise their mobility and functional capacity, and therefore their independence and wellbeing.

The Occupational Therapist will provide relevant professional services based on the needs and goals of the individual client. This role will require travel around the Hunter and Central Coast region

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Home modification reports 
  • Aids/equipment assessment and recommendations
  • Occupational therapy interventions and education
  • Health promotion activities and advice 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor/Master or relevant degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Current AHPRA Registration 
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificates 
  • Current Australian Driver’s License and access to your own vehicle

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience working in an Aged Care environment- Aged care experience is desirable
  • Strong communication and customer service skills with the ability to build rapport with others 
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and be confident working autonomously when required 
  • Ability to organise and conduct health screening and functional assessments 

 

At Uniting, we welcome and celebrate everyone regardless of lifestyle, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity and proudly create a safe and inclusive environment for staff and clients. 

We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate. 

Further to this we offer: 

  • Join an organisation that has a positive impact on our clients and the community
  • Hands on training, development and mentoring with a leading provider 
  • Tax free salary packaging entitlements of up to $16,000 per year (pro-rata) 
  • Tax free salary packaged meal & entertainment card of up to $2,650 per year (pro-rata) 

 

What’s next?

If the idea of working for a progressive not-for-profit organisation excites you, then click APPLY now to get your application started!

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check.

At Uniting we believe that being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 is the best way to keep our employees and clients safe. That’s why we require all potential new employees to have received two (2) doses of a COVID-19 vaccine before they start work with us.  Current extension until 4 December 2022 for the third dose. 

For any questions, please contact Georgie Hawkins, Talent Acquisition Specialist on ghawkins@uniting.org.

 

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