Senior Occupational Therapist - Community NDIS - Melbourne VIC

Our client:

Our client is a rapidly growing organisation who care about their employees and wants their employees to be part of their long term success.  Our client was founded to provide trusting, compassionate and caring healthcare to individuals living with a disability and elderly individuals. Their core purpose is to make a difference to the life of the more vulnerable community on a daily basis.

Their team is comprised of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Exercise Physiologists who are highly experienced, empathetic, and caring.  They partner with NDIS coordinators and Home Care Package Providers to help people with a disability or elderly individuals live their best life. 

The role:
 
We are currently searching for a motivated Senior Occupational Therapist to join an incredible team in Melbourne, to be a part of this incredible growth story.

If you are looking for a job that provides you immense joy and allows you to be part of an awesome team that helps make a difference each and every day then we'd love to hear from you.

This role requires a motivated person who has empathy and drive to deliver the best service to the vulnerable community.

This is a supervisor role and Occupational Therapists with at least 3 years experience, who would like to step into a team leader role will be considered.

Duties & responsibilities include:
- Assessment and prescription of assistive equipment
- Assessment and planning of home modifications
- Provision of therapy to NDIS participants
- Provision of comprehensive functional and environmental assessments
- Comprehensive written reports
- Tailored exercise therapy and promotion
- Therapy supports including: fine motor skills, sensory profiling and assistance with daily living skills
- Housing assessments and home modifications
- Clear, frequent and open communication between support coordinators, case managers and families
- Supervision of a small team.

Benefits:

- Above award salaries
- NO KPI for MINIMUM BILLABLE HOURS
- Laptop and Phone
- Fuel card or travel allowance
- Supervision sessions
- Copious amounts of Professional Development
- Variety in case load and so many learning opportunities
- Opportunity for career progression – we are rapidly growing and we want you to be part of our growth story and become a leader
- Flexible working arrangements
- Regular culture days
 
About You:

- Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy
- Full AHPRA registration
- Minimum 3 years experience with NDIS
- Willingness to take advantage of new opportunities and exciting challenges
- Motivation to learn and contribute new ideas to promoting best practice therapy
- Empathy towards individuals with a disability and elderly individuals
- Inspiration to make a real difference in someone's life
- A car to drive between client homes in Melbourne
- Well-developed organisational and time management skills and the ability to proactively identify and meet expectations in a timely manner
- Ability to work autonomously
- Ability to develop strong, professional relationships with team members, stake holders and most importantly patients!
- Strong attention to detail skills with a focus on ensuring accurate preparation of documentation
- The ability to be a team player and not take yourself too seriously
- Active Police Check
- Working with Children Check
- Car license and a car

About Us:
   
MediRecruit is Australia’s premier boutique recruitment destination for medical practitioners and healthcare candidates. Run by healthcare professionals, for healthcare professionals, the expert agency’s primary focus is to encourage candidates to discover ‘diverse careers in health’ throughout Australia, New Zealand and the UK.  
 
How to Apply:  
    
Please apply and one of our Healthcare Specialists will call you for a confidential discussion. Or contact Danielle Weedon - danielle@medirecruit.com or 0437 483 364.