Senior Paediatric Rehab Case Manager - OT / SLT / Physio / SW - Sydney NSW

About the Organisation:

Our case managers have extensive experience in rehabilitation case management and are senior allied health professionals. Our case managers advise and assist children and families, and allied health staff, through the rehabilitation process. Our role is to understand, interpret and demystify the requirements and expectations of kids, their families and allied health staff in all aspects of the rehabilitation process. We lead the rehab program and will liaise with medical staff involved in treatment, gather and interpret information and present it to parents and guardians so they can make well-informed decisions. We are committed to ensuring that every child or youth in our care makes progress towards their optimal recovery. This individualised commitment might involve returning to school, to further education or training, or to paid or volunteer work.

About the Role:

- Work in collaboration with the family, child / adolescent and treating medical teams to assess and establish the current rehab, return to school/study and medical needs;
- Support, assist and guide the family in establishing their child’s rehab needs and timing for different services throughout the rehab continuum;
- In collaboration with the family and child facilitate the development of clear person centred rehab and life goals and formulate a rehabilitation plans for approval by the funding source (insurance body);
- Development of high quality formalised report writing, service requests, service costing throughout the rehab program as appropriate to the insurance scheme in which the child is in;
- Act as the key contact for all rehab related matters in relation to treatment, rehab, care and return to school / study for the client and their family;
- Ongoing monitoring of progress, reporting and identification of barriers to
recovery throughout the rehab continuum. Problem solving in collaboration with all involved to overcome obstacles and manage issues to enable to child / young person to move forward.

About You:

- Degree in Occupational Therapy or Physio with AHPRA registration
- Degree in Social Work or Speech Therapy and full registration
- Minimum 8 years clinical experience working as an OT, Physio, SW or SLT
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with children, adolescents and their
families
- Understanding of brain injury and its effects on a child/adolescent and their
family
- Demonstrated ability to work within an interdisciplinary team
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and complex negotiation
skills
- Current unrestricted driver’s license.
- Eligible to work permanently in Australia

Benefits:

- Above award salary plus car allowance
- Excellent mentoring and professional development.
- Autonomous working  environment

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 (B. Physio) on danielle@medirecruit.com or 0437 483 364. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.







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