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Occupational Therapist

  • 500514
  • 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 ACT 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 

 

We’ll create a better future for you

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we support them to grow and develop to be their best through our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation. Together, we can build a better future for the people and communities we serve, and for you.

About Uniting Home Care

Uniting is one of the largest and most trusted not-for-profit providers of aged care in Australia. Each year, we support around 10,000 people to stay independent in their homes and communities across NSW and the ACT. We actively advocate for the right of every senior to age in comfort and dignity, wherever and however they live. We value diversity and always welcome everyone, exactly as they are.

 

What to expect

Please know that employment with Uniting requires:

  • AHPRA Registration Checks
  • A National Police Check
  • Reference checks
  • Other pre-employment screenings
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required (3 doses)

 How to apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Apply now’ button, fill out your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing. We encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

 

For any questions, please contact Abigail Corpuz, Talent Acquisition Specialist on acorpuz@uniting.org.

 

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