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Allied Health Professional - Occupational Therapist - Part Time Term Appointment

Rockhampton Branch

Closing date: 1 March
Reference number: OZ2019-289-4406
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Do you have a passion for working with our older generation as well as younger people who are living with a disability? We're looking for an Occupational Therapist to work as part of a multi disciplinary Allied Health team at our Rockhampton Community Care branch.

Your Role
As an Allied Health Professional, you’ll be looking after the most important people in our organisation - our clients’. This is a great opportunity to work across a wide range of client bases; from needing help with basic equipment through to home modifications to assist our clients to stay safe in their homes and live as independently as possible.

Your tasks will include:

  • Clinical assessments and treatment of physical and neurological conditions
  • Assessment and prescription of aids and equipment to improve independent living skills e.g. hoists, mobile commode, wheelchairs
  • Environmental assessments and home modifications to minimise the risk of falls and improve access
  • Assessment of clients’ mobility and control when moving in their environments

Your Attributes
We’re looking for a person who has what it takes to make a difference in our clients’ lives.

You have:

  • A warm and caring nature
  • The willingness to go the extra mile
  • A positive attitude towards health and wellbeing
  • The flexibility to work a varied roster – Monday to Friday only – No on call

How You’ll Benefit
You’ll become part of the Ozcare family, and in addition to the training and support that you would expect, you will also receive:

  • 5 weeks Annual leave as standard
  • Annual leave loading
  • Optional salary packaging, meal entertainment cards, and novated leases
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Uniform and laundry allowance

Role Requirements

  • AHPRA registration
  • Effective communication skills
  • Current National Police Check, prior to commencement
    https://afpnationalpolicechecks.converga.com.au/
  • First aid and CPR certificates, required within one month of commencement
  • Where applicable, Disability Services Queensland screening and Working with Children Check will also be required
  • Current "C" class Queensland Driver's licence

About Us:
Ozcare is a leading not-for-profit organisation with 20 years’ experience in delivering aged care, disability care, nursing, health and community support services. Our commitment is to provide clients with the highest standard of care. We proudly deliver more than 320 services to 15,000 clients, with the support of 3,000 staff and 350 volunteers

If you would like more information, or have questions, please contact Janita Curran on (07) 4937 4213.

Next steps:

Please note that 'apply online' is not recommended for tablets and mobiles, as you will need to attach your resume to apply.


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