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Occupational Therapist

Job Classification
Occupational Therapists
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Posted By
Footprints Community

Description

Footprints Community is a well-regarded not-for-profit community-based organisation with locations in Fortitude Valley, West End and Kingston, providing a range of programs to people who are older, have a disability, experience mental illness, are homeless and are financially/socially disadvantaged. We offer an extensive range of community-based services including the broad spectrum of services now offered under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

About the role

  • Fixed term position until 30 June 2023
  • Full-time, 38 hours per week

This position is responsible for delivering community based occupational therapy interventions for a diverse range of clients, and to assist eligible clients to remain in their own homes in the community by enhancing informal supports as well as recommending, coordinating, and developing linkages to relevant formal support services.


 

Requirements

About you

  • You have a Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy with current AHPRA registration
  • You have demonstrated knowledge and experience in:
  • Community based assessment and rehabilitation, including equipment prescription and home modifications
  • Case Management model utilising an Occupational Therapy framework, reflecting a strengths-based approach
  • Working with a diverse client group including people who are ageing, people with mental illness, dementia, and younger people with a disability and their carers/families
  • Community networking and working collaboratively with other service providers to plan and provide consistent, responsive, and appropriate client focused support
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, and customer service skills, including a client-centered approach to healthcare and the ability to produce accurate client files
  • You have a current class C driver license and a current National Worker Screening Clearance Check or current Yellow Card
  • You are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and Influenza; proof will be required

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Occupational Therapist
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Footprints Community
Location
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
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