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Employment Type
Part Time
Location
Strathdon AHA
Position Summary

About the role:

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Occupational Therapist with a commitment to the delivery of high quality, evidence based health care to join this innovative Allied Health and Therapy team.

The Occupational Therapist will be working in the community predominantly within the Allied Health Team which aims to reverse and/or slow ‘functional decline’ in older people. This time limited multidisciplinary program provides therapy and services to the client in their home. The Occupational Therapist will conduct assessments, equipment and home modification prescription and therapy. This may include ADL retraining, stress management/relaxation, falls prevention and upper limb therapy with the goal of improving wellbeing and independence.

There is also opportunity to run individual consultations with our CHSP clients who have neurological and musculoskeletal conditions. Services can be offered in the home, via social medial or in our Centres 

About you:

You are passionate about what you do and want to make a difference in the lives of our clients, to support them to live life to their full potential.

This is the place for you if you have:

  • (Provide specific requirements of the role you are recruiting for)
  • Recognised tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated knowledge of clinical theory and practice
  • Be prepared to deliver services when and where our clients need them
  • Availability to increase your hours – pick up extra shifts when they are available (remove if not relevant)
  • Committed to being part of a workplace culture based on the BEST way of life (Believe, Excel, Support and Trust)
  • Thrive in a team and also appreciate the one to one interactions
  • Are willing to work within the ethos of the Uniting Church

You will need:

  • A current Working With Children’s Check (VIC)/Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (TAS)
  • Full Australian working rights 
  • A current Police Records Check or be willing to undertake this process
  • A current flu vaccination and be prepared to meet this annual requirement

About Us:

At Uniting AgeWell we promote and support our people to be their BEST and give their BEST so they can help our communities to live well with choice and peace of mind.  This is underpinned by our Values and Customer Promise and Charter.

  • Be a part of a values based organisation
  • Work in your local community and make a difference to the lives of our clients
  • Career pathways, education and training opportunities
  • Benefits, including salary packaging
  • A mandatory annual flu vaccination is provided

Our story:

At Uniting AgeWell (UA), our focus is on supporting older people to experience a sense of wellbeing, choice and independence in their lives, to feel valued members of their community and to have easy access to the community or residential services they need to live the life they want. With a range of services in many locations in Victoria and Tasmania, our 2,900 staff and 600 volunteer staff are committed to high quality services and care.

If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please complete your online application by 20th November 2020.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Selection Criteria
  • Essential : Are you willing to meet the requirement for a mandatory annual flu vaccination?
  • Essential : What does working within the ethos (values) of the Uniting Church mean to you?
  • Essential : Are you registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency?
  • Essential : Please describe your experience in assisting with the development of OT/ Physio/ Allied Health programs suitable for aged people.
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