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  • Occupational Therapist Christie Downs SA
  • ACH Group in Christie Downs SA, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 6 days ago

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The Role: We have an opportunity for a Level 2 Occupational Therapist to work in a community setting, in either a part time role (Minimum of 0.6FTE) up to full time. In the role you will utilise your Occupational Therapist skills to provide clinical and therapeutic interventions that support positive health and wellbeing outcomes for customers.

You will bring knowledge of rehabilitation and restorative approaches and high levels of clinical competence, and provide supervision to staff and students. This role provides opportunity to work in a community setting, providing clinical assessments and therapeutic interventions across a broad range of individual and multiple complex conditions.

Duties:
• Create innovative approaches that enhance the health and wellbeing outcomes of customers.
• Maximise and enhance the independence of customers.
• Assess and advise on cognitive function and engagement in daily living.
• Provide advanced Occupational Therapy services such as home safety... assessments, functional assessments, falls prevention, equipment prescription, home modifications and community engagement and access.
• Work within a multi-disciplinary team to support the health of customers holistically.
• Supporting customers to maintain high levels of function.
• Maintain accurate documentation/records.
• Support the development and promotion of new services and products.
• Liaise with internal and external stakeholders including family members, team members and support workers.
• Support quality and continuous improvement to support achievement of business strategic goals.
• Contribute to the supervision of Students and other staff where required.

ACH Group is an employer of choice, this means we'll maximise your full potential through our culture, leadership, training, development, recognition and remuneration and wellbeing.

What we offer you:
• Regular supervision to enhance your career development.
• A positive workplace culture.
• Regular team meetings and opportunities for in-house upskilling/in-services.
• Salary packaging.
• Professional development opportunities and funding.
• Innovative residential Allied Health model, including proactive therapy.
• Opportunity for future career development in a large organisation.
• Health services programs provided in a variety of settings- in clinics, community centres, in-home and possible option in residential sites.
• Established, reputable organisation, employing over 1900 people.

Our Employees play a vital role within the organisation, and our ability to support good lives for older people relies on the holistic contribution of our workforce and volunteers.

About you:
• Passion for enhancing the health and wellness of customers through holistic assessment and provision of evidence-based services.
• Experience in aged care desirable- passion for working with older people essential.
• Great customer service skills.
• Comprehensive interpersonal skills, with outstanding written and verbal communication.
• Ability to work autonomously and integrate into a multidisciplinary team.
• Active approach to service and professional development.
• Experience in providing supervision.
• Degree in Physiotherapy with current registration with AHPRA.
• Current drivers' licence.
• A registered and insured motor vehicle with minimum third-party property damage insurance.

The successful candidate will need to provide a Covid19 vaccination statement (or willing to obtain) and a satisfactory police clearance less than 12 months old before commencement.

ACH Group celebrates and encourages workforce diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious beliefs, disability or any other basis.

How to Apply: Please apply via the ACH Group website https://achgroup.org.au/work-with-us/current-opportunities/

Applications close: COB, Friday 24th May 2024

ACH Group celebrates and encourages workforce diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious beliefs, disability or any other basis.

About ACH Group:

For over 70 years, ACH Group a leading not-for-profit in aged care, has enriched the lives of older South Australians. With over 1,900 dedicated individuals working together, we're able to create good lives for our customers. With purpose lead roles across residential care, retirement living, home and community care, health and wellness, social experiences and corporate teams, our workforce deliver impact for our residents and customers
Christie Downs SA Australia

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