Occupational Therapist

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St Jude's NDIS

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Occupational Therapist

Job ID: 11388
Job Views: 13
Location: Bunbury
Post Code: 6230
Category: Healthcare & Medical
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted: 15/05/2024


St Jude's has been one of the more innovative and leading service providers for people with disability and psychosocial needs in Australia since 1982. In recent times, our organisation has been experiencing substantial growth as a direct result of the quality of the services we provide. Our significant experience in service delivery is reflected through 40 years of providing quality services and maintaining the highest of standards for our clients.


Culture and Benefits




At St Jude's, we pride ourselves on taking the best possible care of our Allied Health team, including a range of benefits and constant opportunities for professional development:

  • 1 week per year of paid study leave and an allocation of $1,000 for this
  • Flexible working arrangements - Part/Full Time, multiple locations available as a base
  • Significant opportunities for career progression and specialisation
  • Bonuses for achieving the 65% productivity target - 2.5% of your annual salary, paid quarterly
  • Buddy shifts with other disciplines to facilitate cross discipline understanding
  • Opportunities for additional supervision and mentoring
  • Option to provide services outside of Perth - Bunbury, Esperance and Katanning - Transport, accommodation and food allowance provided
  • Tell us what else would be valuable or significant for you!

Job Requirements:

Role Summary





Our Occupational Therapists strive to make our client's goals a reality. You will work with people within the NDIS framework and support clients to reach for outcomes and pursue their dreams. No one day will be the same. The role takes responsibility for managing a caseload, including correspondence with families and representatives. The role is responsible for providing advice and education regarding lifestyle changes and adaptations to the physical and social environment for the client. There is also a focus on working with other members of the broader allied health team to ensure consistency of support planning.




Responsibilities and Duties






  • Applying a specialist understanding of the effects and impact of all aspects of a disability on a client's occupations and roles
  • Implement and monitor individual plans to enable clients to perform occupations that foster health and well-being in their everyday life
  • Working with families and stakeholders to share goals and provide practical advice
  • Maintaining accurate, timely, and appropriate records of progress notes, reports, and other relevant documentation




Skills, Attributes and Experience






Our ideal candidates will pride themselves on their ability to build and deliver person-centered care that values the choice of the client. They will have the people skills to develop and maintain meaningful, lasting relationships with their clients. Our ideal candidates possess the proven ability to develop therapy programs with their clients. They will also demonstrate a commitment to being a productive and positive member of the broader allied health team focused on ensuring that a multidisciplinary approach is implemented.




As well as the above skills, the Key Requirements include:



  • Registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist
  • Possess or willing to obtain both an NDIS Worker Screening Check and a Working with Children Check
  • A valid license and a reliable vehicle

How to Apply:

St Jude's NDIS are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If the above opportunity is one that excites and encourages you, we would welcome and encourage your application. If your application is selected for progression then we will be in touch to discuss it with you soon.

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