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Occupational Therapist

  • : Jewish Care
  • : 15-Oct-2020
  • : All Melbourne VIC

About us

Jewish Care Victoria belongs to the community – each of us owners and stakeholders.  We each play a role in ensuring the care of those in need. The strength of our community is in our diversity and in our togetherness – young and old, rich and poor, healthy and sick, religious and unaffiliated.

 

Jewish Care’s mission speaks to all of us, through the delivery of the highest quality of care including real choices and real options, to transform Jewish Care from a provider of necessity to a provider of choice.

 

About the Role

The Active Living Services team at Jewish Care Victoria require the expertise of a Occupational Therapist to support independence of our aged care service users including clients with Home Care Packages and CHSP funding.  As part of the Allied Health Service you will provide support to individuals and groups using evidence based approach.  The program aims to provide assistance and support, referral to relevant community based resources and effectively link people to ongoing services to overcome a wide range of health concerns.

 

You will join our growing service based in our new $90million Residential and Health & Wellbeing facilities in Windsor, Caulfield and Carnegie.  Supporting the development of new services alongside the Allied Health, you will provide services across different community sites and in people's homes, with a focus on independence and living actively. 

 

Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy with current AHPRA registration.

  • At least three years’ experience working as an Occupational Therapist in Aged care or Health Care.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of a Wellness Reablement approach to service delivery in the community aged care.

  • Demonstrated experience and well developed clinical skills whilst working within community aged care.

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as autonomously

  • Experience in the development, facilitation and evaluation of group programs

  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to establish genuine rapport with services users and colleagues.

  • Passion and care to help a diverse range of people.

 

 

Values

Our values define who we are and underpin everything we do.  Our values are about people and provide a moral compass for the way we respond to challenges and the decisions we make.

 

Respect - derech eretz

Community - kehilla

Inclusion - hachlala

Social Responsibility - achrayoot chevratit

 

 

Benefits and Culture

 

Attractive Remuneration: Tax free salary packaging available

Professional development: Training and CPD support offered

Ongoing opportunities: to upgrade staff skill set and expertise

Work-life balance: Maximise your health and wellbeing, opportunities to work from home, manage your schedule.

 

Growing Service and Team striving to deliver the best care.

 

We aim to provide the highest standard of professional and personal support offering flexibility and conditions not readily available elsewhere.

 

Jewish Care employs staff from all cultural and religious backgrounds and provides cultural and spiritual training in the Jewish Ethos. Our recruitment procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of our clients, relevant screening and police checks will be conducted.

 

Jewish Care proudly celebrates and warmly welcomes the rich diversity of our community and strives to be inclusive for all, including the LGBTI+ community.

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

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