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Occupational Therapist

Love making a difference in people’s life as an Occupational Therapist?

The Benevolent Society wants to support people in the way that suits them best and we recognise, especially now, that face to face services aren’t always the answer. We’ve developed a new approach to remote services that includes a specialist multi-disciplinary team that provides services across a range of methods, primarily telehealth however may also include FIFO (fly in and fly out), DIDO (drive in drive out) and short-term placement.

About the Role:

Our Specialist Travelling & Telehealth (STAT) team has been created to provide innovative solutions for client service delivery to ensure our clients get timely, well-co-ordinated services no matter where they live and to avoid disruption of service.

We have a number of part-time and full-time vacancies within this newly established team that can be based anywhere you are. Or you can connect into one of our Sydney hubs; Hurstville, Liverpool or Werrington or if you prefer the true country/beach lifestyle we have our regional hubs across Western NSW, Southern NSW and Northern NSW or if you’re in South Australia, our hubs in Adelaide or Port Pirie or Victoria and Queensland

Why work with us?

We support people to live their best life. That includes you, our employee. A best life is deeply personal and can vary as life changes. This role offers you the opportunity to:

  • Be based in a location that suits you
  • Work with a varied client group: Paediatric to adults with an NDIS plan
  • Part time and full time options considered
  • Purchase additional annual leave
  • Strong practice focus – regular clinical supervision and communities of practice to share expertise
  • Development pathways into practice and/or leadership
  • Salary packaging, employee discount program including gyms/fitness centres
  • Multidisciplinary team including Speech Pathologists & Behaviour Support Practitioners

Who are we looking for?

We want to speak to Occupational Therapists who have:

  • A minimum of three years of experience delivering within disability services
  • Demonstrated understanding of (and experience working with) contemporary theoretical and practice frameworks in service delivery such as Telehealth and other service continuity practice
  • Strong working knowledge of technology and the ability to engage clients using it
  • Ability to work autonomously and flexibly to meet client goals
  • Willingness to undertake travel and work outside standard business hours
  • Demonstrated track record of building partnerships with other service providers and referring agencies
  • Current drivers licence, willingness/ability to travel to clients
  • AHPRA registration essential.

Are you ready to build your best life? Apply below today!

Please contact Clare on 0466735005 OR Danny on 0401 675 779 for a confidential discussion if you would like further information about the available position.

Position Profile

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.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check or similar (where relevant to the role).