Occupational Therapist

closing Date: 31-07-2024
Salary Range: $72,000$110,000

Location

Flexibility to work across various sites:
  • Craigieburn
  • Reservoir
  • Templestowe Lower
  • Thomastown
  • Telehealth-based
  • Community-based
  • Sydenham

Qualifications

AHPRA registration
Membership with professional body
Working with Children Check
Victorian Police Check
Australian driver's license
Experience in your field (preferred but not essential)

Working Hours

  • Full time OR Part time options available.
  • We are open from 8AM to 8PM Monday to Friday & 8AM to 6PM on Saturday
  • You are able to select the working hours that suit you best

Contact Officer

Nav Ahmad-Khan - Head of Allied Health

Office: 03-9013 5987

Mobile: 0412 601 313

About Soaring Health

Soaring Health is an award-winning allied health care centre with 4 state of the art clinics throughout Melbourne. Our clinics offer a range of onsite, remote, and in-home services to clients receiving Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Psychology, Physiotherapy, Chiropractic, Dietetics and Allied Heath care services. Our dedicated team is passionate about enriching lives so that people can go on living.

Benefits:

Flexible working hours
Complete autonomy with calendar and bookings
Working within a state-of-the-art facility with dedicated front-end team
Work-life balance

What you will do:

In addition to the new graduate roles & responsibilities:
Evaluating the medical history and the movement and functional abilities of new patients
Developing treatment plans based on medical diagnoses
Mobilizing and manipulating muscles and joints
Providing treatment using OT and rehabilitation equipment
Giving patients exercises designed to strengthen and increase their motor abilities
Keeping updated patient records detailing all therapy provided (i.e. treatment and results)
Adjusting plans and prescribing new treatment, where necessary
Community based work with travel and seeing various client types across all ages
You will also be responsible for:
Therapeutic use of occupations, and activities, including therapeutic use of self (including one’s personality, insights, perceptions, and judgments, as part of the therapeutic process)
Skill development in self-care, self-management, home management, and community/work/school reintegration
Education and support of individuals, including family members, caregivers, and others, through collaborative and consultative partnerships and family-centred approaches
Care coordination, case management, transition services including discharge planning, client advocacy and onward referral to relevant services
Modification of environments (e.g., home, work, school, community) and adaptation of processes, including the application of ergonomic principles
Assessment, customisation, and oversight of equipment provision including orthotic devices, and training in the use of prosthetic devices
Driver rehabilitation and community mobility
Use of natural contexts for assessment and intervention (i.e. home, school classrooms, work settings, community)
Use of a range of specific therapeutic procedures to enhance performance such as wound care management, techniques to enhance sensory, perceptual, and cognitive processing, and manual therapy technique skills
Taking on more clients of a greater variety
Look at completing AT assessment and reports independently
Be able to effectively supervise AHA students in clinic
Give opportunity to new grads to observe
Be a buddy for new grad OTs
Participate in MDT training and workshops
Begin to build skills in particular clinical areas

How we will support you:

Dedicated admin team
Dedicated HR and finance team to look after all admin affairs
Dedicated team leaders and team manager in each department
Fully stocked clinics with resources
Ability to have resource packs made up to travel within the community
Back-end processes in place to make daily work easier
Resource budget per discipline per month
Dedicated internal/external supervision and mentoring as well as PD
Opportunities for observation of more experienced/ specialized staff across disciplines

What's in it for you:

Advancement of clinical knowledge
Working with preferred caseload and client types
Ongoing clinical development
Regular mentoring and supervision
Team specific meetings and support
In-house PD at no cost (Over 40 PD hours per year)

More benefits:

Access to a work car for community and remote work
Paid travel for community work
Paid PD leave
PD budget per calendar year
Paid staff meetings and professional development in-house
Access for work vehicle and work-related travel coverage
Access to gym and swim facilities at our sites located inside leisure centres
Let your career soar at Soaring Health
Let your career soar at 
Soaring Health 
Job Application - OT
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We honour the strength and resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and pay our respects to all Elders, past and present.
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