- : Eunoia Lane
- : 02-Sep-2020
- : Winnellie NT 820
About the organisation
Eunoia Lane is a private business in the Northern Territory, operating primarily within the National Disability insurance Scheme (NDIS) in addition to portfolios for compensable injury management and life-time care requirements.
We pride ourselves on being flexible and innovative, using a client centred, culturally appropriate, collaborative approach in order to achieve positive outcomes for our clients. Eunoia Lane is passionate about skills development and maximising individual potential. Our team is driven by goals to improve access and participation within our clients’ chosen communities.
Our focus is on developing strengths and values, as well as working on the goals which our clients recognise as meaningful to them. Eunoia Lane boasts a truly dedicated team of professionals who strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for clients. We are highly committed to; cultural awareness and safety through our service provision; ongoing professional development for staff; and quality improvement for service delivery through evidence-based practice and interventions.
We are currently seeking a pro-active Occupational Therapist to join our enthusiastic team in Darwin.
Locum or part-time positions may be considered.
New Grads are welcome to apply.
We are looking for an Occupational Therapist who has:
- Experience and/or interest in working with people with physical, intellectual and psychiatric disabilities including individuals with complex needs and behaviours of concern;
- Ability to conduct comprehensive Occupational Therapy Assessments and Care Needs Assessments;
- Experience in providing training and support to families and support staff;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and well developed organisational and time management skills;
- Capacity to work autonomously as well as the ability to work in collaboration within a multidisciplinary team;
- Experience in preparing and maintaining up to date and accurate clinical notes and reports using clear and concise language regarding client progress;
- Demonstrated ability to contribute to team meetings, discussions and planning with a willingness to share thoughts and ideas whilst maintaining flexibility and receptiveness to change and alternatives.
- Willingness to contribute to staff professional development activities including presenting and attending inservices and journal club;
- Experience in Case Management, with demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate services and supports to improve the health and wellbeing of all clients would be highly regarded.
Key selection criteria
- A Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or equivalent ;
- Current Registration with AHPRA;
- Experience working with people living with disability;
- Demonstrated well-developed oral, written and interpersonal communication skills;
- Demonstrated ability to work well independently and cooperatively as a member of a team;
- Established ability to listen actively and demonstrate empathy when confronted with adversity;
- Well-developed organisational skills, the ability to manage time effectively and prioritise tasks;
- Demonstrated ability to interact and engage effectively with diverse cultures;
- Demonstrated positive and contemporary values regarding people with disabilities, their families, carers or guardians, and sensitivity to the issues that impact them;
- Demonstrated analytical and creative skills to analyse individual needs of people with disabilities, with the ability to identify, measure and report on outcomes;
- Knowledge of the current trends in service delivery in the community sector, particularly the changing landscape of the disability sector;
- Knowledge and understanding of the National Disability Standards, National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013, and other relevant legislation;
- Competence in the use of the latest computer software programs and able to enter, modify and extract data accurately;
- An understanding of case management practices and principles;
- Hold a current NT driver’s licence and have own vehicle and the willingness to use it for work purposes.
- Knowledge of the NDIS Operational Guidelines;
- Experience working in an NDIS environment;
- A willingness and ability to travel by car, 4WD, and/or light aircraft, to regularly work in rural and remote settings;
- Experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with an interest in indigenous advancement;
- Experience working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) people and their support networks.
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