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Occupational Therapist - Narrabri

  • : NSW RURAL DOCTORS NETWORK
  • : 18-May-2017
  • : Narrabri NSW 2390

Occupational Therapist - Narrabri 

The Logistics Health team is energetic, fun and very devoted to their roles and each other. Logistics Health is looking for a like minded applicant who is a team player who can bring new ideas and motivation.

The roles of the OT include the following:

  • Working with all age groups, predominantly children
  • Working with predominantly intellectual disabilities (e.g. ASD)
  • Equipment prescriptions for mobility and self care
  • Home modifications
  • Workers compensation rehabilitation services
  • Workplace Health & Safety (WHS), applications of ergonomics, health assessments and training opportunities
  • Includes some administrative duties

We have outlined a summary of what the position's A) Essential Criteria includes along with B) Optional Criteria.

A) Essential Criteria

  • This role is based in the lovely rural town of Narrabri NSW (6 hours northwest of Sydney) and we service towns within a radius of 1-2 hours
  • Position is Full-time (based on a 40 hour week)
  • Ability to travel away from Narrabri and stay overnight
  • AHPRA Registration (current)
  • Current Australian Driver Licence
  • Reporting and or supervised by Senior OT – Bregje van der Heijden and Company Advisor – Meredith Chapman
  • Multi-skilled role – Primarily OT and secondarily health monitoring, pre-employment assessments, WHS training, ergonomics, vocational rehabilitation, customer and client liaison and marketing
  • Have a keen interest in working with children and intellectual disabilities
  • Be able to 'hit the ground/job running' and become an integral influence in OT area of expertise.
  • Be a focused team member
  • Ability to work unsupervised and maintain an active work performance
  • Personality traits required– self-motivation, enthusiastic, punctual, passionate about helping others and the community. Open and honest and focused on developing as a part of a team not just for self-recognition. Think 'outside of the box' and be willing to extend and go beyond for your clients and the team. Flexibility to cope with change and have independent skills.
  • Communication skills required – excellent expressive, receptive communication/feedback and be approachable. Excellent written and oral skills,
  • Organisational skills – good time management, follow directive and procedures. Working towards an ability to work independently.
  • B) Optional Criteria

  • Preferred placement in private practice and rural Australia
  • Strong interest in country life, and seeking rural experiences
  • Preferably have 1+ year of experience as an OT
  • Enjoy social team activities and events
  • Option for sponsorship for overseas trained OT considered for the ideal applicant.
  • If you like what you read, you are the OT for us!

    Job Type
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    Private Practice
    Job Title
    Occupational Therapist - Narrabri
    Salary Type
    Annual
    Salary Range
    $50k to $60k
    Salary Details
    Varied depending on experience
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    Start Date
    30-Jun-2017
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    NSW RURAL DOCTORS NETWORK
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    Narrabri NSW 2390
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