NDIS- Occupational Therapist

NDIS- Occupational Therapist

Job Title: NDIS- Occupational Therapist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: NSW Other
Reference: ktjuly03
Contact Name: Kate Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 11, 2019 09:45

Job Description

Join a large reputable not-for-profit, working within a disability focus to develop, implement and review behavior support strategies for families, carers and staff.

As an NDIS Clinician OT, participate in a multi-disciplinary service environment coordinating an active clinical caseload consisting of clients with an intellectual or cognitive disability and challenging behaviors.

As the Occupational Therapist works with stakeholders, carers, families ensuring that the expert clinical advice and the services they provide are integrated into a broader array of life planning and support procedures. You will also need to be flexible to travel when needed between states.

We currently have vacancies based in the in the following locations 
  • Newcastle 
  • Brisbane
Key competencies of this role include:
  • Knowledge of the issues, trends and philosophies underpinning the provision of services to clients with complex and/or challenging behaviours.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Disability Service Standards
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the development and implementation of behavioural intervention strategies, risk management strategies and skills development plans.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for consulting and collaborating both within and external to the agency including health professionals, other agencies and departments.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively as a member of a clinical team.
  • Demonstrated sound level of time management and planning skills.
To be eligible to apply you will need the following:
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree Occupational Therapy or equivalent
  • AHPRA Registered Occupational Therapy 
  • At least 2 -3 years' experience working with children and young people with mental illness and complex challenging behaviors
  • Demonstrated knowledge of mental health issues
  • Experience delivering services to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities
  • Understanding of safe work practices
  • Current NSW drivers license 
  • Right to live and work in Australia (Sponsorship is NOT offered for this position) 
A competitive salary package of $70.000 - $90.000 + super + a tax free salary component is on offer, based on qualifications and experience in the field for the successful applicant.

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