Job details:

Occupational Therapist - Toodyay

Reference number: #23603

Position title: Occupational Therapist - Toodyay

Employment Type: Casual

Location: Wheatbelt - All

Award Classification: Silver Chain National (Non Nursing) Enterprise Agreement 2017 - Business Support - Level 5

Hours Per Fortnight: 30.4

Closing date: 30/11/2018

Position Summary:


Occupational Therapist

  • Attractive salary packaging options - up to $15,899 tax free
  • Opportunity to work part time around other commitments

The opportunity

We have an opportunity for a Casual Occupational Therapist to join our team in the Wheatbelt area. Working in the community, you will be responsible for the professional delivery of high quality occupational therapy services to clients in order to maximise their physical potential and achieve optimum independence and quality of life in their own homes. 

 

Hours of work in this role are flexible and we are able to consider candidates with availability both for half days or full days at least 3 days a week falling between Monday and Friday and between 7am and 5pm.

 

About you

The ideal candidate for this role holds relevant Occupational Therapist qualifications, up-to-date registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as well as previous experience in the field.  You will also meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to use appropriate treatment and assessment methods
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to provide education, support and coaching to direct care employees
  • Valid unrestricted Australian driver’s licence
  • Current Senior First Aid certificate is desirable

Under the Aged Care act 1997, successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory National Police Clearance prior to commencement.

 

Benefits

  • Travel Allowance of $.78 per kilometre for travel between clients
  • Smart phone provided to perform your work
  • Health Care benefits
  • Social Club – discounted tickets for movies, the zoo and more (dependant on location)

How to apply

To submit your application, and to view a copy of the Position Description, click ‘Apply’.

 

Please note that unsolicited applications from agencies will not be accepted.

 

About Silver Chain

Silver Chain is one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit health and community care providers. Over the past year, we have helped more than 16,500 clients confidently live in their homes or communities by providing more than a million hours of care through our aged care services. With a reputation for innovation and leadership that’s been built over 120 years, Silver Chain is set for an exciting future – and we’d like you to be a part of it.

 

At Silver Chain Group, we recognise the positive contribution that a diverse workforce makes to our organisation and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

 

 


Selection Criteria:


Desirable: previous experience working in cmmunity


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