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Occupational Therapist/Physiotherapist

Job Classification
Allied Health
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Blackburn VIC 3130
Posted By
MS Plus Neuro Wellbeing

We are seeking an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist to join our rapidly growing Specialist Employment Support Service team in a full-time capacity. Located in Blackburn, you will play a pivotal role in supporting people diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) to maintain their employment, providing advice on whole of life factors which may impact their ability to remain in work. You will be well supported by structured induction/training, supervision, and a large team of passionate allied health professionals.

Working with MS:

At MS, team members have great satisfaction in knowing they are part of a team that is making a real difference to the lives of people living with multiple sclerosis.

MS strives to be an employer of choice and have developed an employee benefit program for all permanent and fixed term employees. These include:

  • Generous Salary Packaging options
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Birthday leave
  • Discounted Private Health, life, travel & pet Insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Purchased leave
  • Learning & Development opportunities

Ideal Candidate:

  • Self-motivated and ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • An ability to problem-solve; think laterally and creatively
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills
  • Ability to build rapport with clients, employers, and suppliers
  • Demonstrated computer literacy

Your Responsibilities:

  • Managing a caseload of clients whilst conducting holistic, functional, physical, cognitive and vocational assessments.
  • Identifying vocational/non-vocational barriers and providing individualised advice and strategies to help individuals with MS maintain their employment
  • Supporting people to manage whole of life factors which impact employment
  • Recommending and organising workplace modifications, equipment and strategies to assist individuals to remain working
  • Educating employers and co-workers

Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy or Physiotherapy; and registered with AHPRA.
  • Current Driver's License
  • Experience working in community settings, case management and/or in Disability Employment or Occupational Rehabilitation Sectors is highly desired.
  • Recent graduate applications will be considered

Please note:

The appointed candidate must successfully complete a National Police Check (possibly an International Police Check), a Working with Children Check and a Disability Workers Exclusion Scheme check prior to the commencement of employment.

How to Apply:

Simply click onto the apply now button and submit your cover letter and resume for consideration.

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