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Occupational Therapist - Rehabilitation and Restorative Care Community Team

  • 493425
  • Greenwich
  • Hammondville
  • Miranda
  • Allied Health
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Permanent Part Time
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2022
  • Exciting opportunity to join our growing multidisciplinary care team providing community aged care and rehabilitation
  • First year graduates please feel free to apply – we are a very supportive team!
  • Permanent, full-time and/or part-time, opportunities available in a variety of regions across metropolitan Sydney including South East, South West, Northern and Inner West
  • Well-established and internationally recognised healthcare provider

 

About the role

 

The role of the Occupational Therapist is to join an expanding Restorative Care Team to deliver a high standard of Occupational Therapy service to HammondCare clients in the Community. This is an exciting role with a broad caseload. Whilst you’ll have the autonomy to structure your own day to meet key deliverables, you will also be supported by an experienced MDT team.
Together you will deliver patient-centred, evidence-based care in an environment that promotes continuous quality improvement consistent with the values and ethics of HammondCare and the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Agency (AHPRA).

 

The essence of this role

  • Provision of a high-quality Occupational Therapy service to HammondCare STRC (Short-Term Restorative Care), HCP (Home Care Package) and CHSP (Commonwealth Home Support Program) clients including individual 1:1 home visits and group activities at our various sites
  • Assess and provide intervention to clients in their own home, carry out time limited rehabilitation home programs to improve functional independence and quality of life
  • Participate as a member of the multidisciplinary team in assessing clients’ level of function and care needs, setting care goals, and providing appropriate treatment and interventions
  • Participate as a member of the HammondCare team in the application of the Mission and values to the pursuit of its objectives in a person centered, continuous quality improvement work environment
  • Participate in quality improvement projects and continuing professional development
  • Provide clinical supervision for students

 

About you (Selection Criteria)

 

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action
  • A tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy, including current AHPRA registration
  • Practical experience and/or sound knowledge in a Rehabilitation and/or Aged Care setting, across inpatient/outpatient and/or community settings
  • A current driver’s license and safe driving record, with a willingness to travel between HammondCare’s sites and services
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated organisation and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Empathy and patience
  • Strong administrative and computer skills
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment
  • An understanding of Work Health and Safety policies and procedures
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    Why work for HammondCare?

    • HammondCare works to provide its staff with support, career development opportunities, education, responsibility and recognition, work/life balance, and satisfying roles
    • We are a well-established and internationally recognised healthcare provider
    • Participate and work in a manner that considers the optimal health, safety and wellbeing of yourself and others
    • Job Security and Work/Life Balance
    • Generous remuneration for mileage

     

    Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

     

    If you have any questions, please contact Kylie Lemsing, Service Manager-North, at klemsing@hammond.com.au or on 9101 9559.

    Closing Date: ongoing

     

    All short-listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check and reference checks.

     

    Our Talent Acquisition Team kindly request no unsolicited resumes or approaches from Recruitment Agencies. HammondCare is not responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes

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