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February

Occupational Therapist Coordinator

VMCH - Wantirna, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

About the role

VMCH Allied Health Services is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Occupational Therapist who has a genuine interest in the health and wellbeing of people with disabilities as well as the aged to join its supportive Allied Health team.

As the Coordinator you will support, manage and lead our growing OT team. You will also work autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team to provide clinical services to clients across the lifespan in home and community based settings to make a difference to their independence and wellbeing.

  • Provide effective operational management and clinical and professional leadership of the OT team to ensure the delivery of coordinated, high quality and innovative client services.
  • Providing specialist occupational therapy assessment and intervention for the aged and for people who have disabilities, including clients who have multiple and complex support needs.
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary team to provide best practice client-centred services.
  • Engaging in collaborative goal setting with clients and their families to maximise clients’ independence.
  • Advising about assistive equipment, home modifications and strategies to increase independence with activities of daily living, including sensory integration principles.
  • Participating in service delivery development and continuous improvement initiatives.

Skills and experience

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy)
  • Broad knowledge and experience in the planning, implementation and delivery of occupational therapy assessment and intervention to individuals with disabilities
  • Knowledge and skills to work in different funding environments, NDIS, CHSP, HCP
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Current Victorian drivers Licence
  • First Aid and CPR

Benefits

As an employee of VMCH you will be provided with ongoing personal and professional development, career pathways opportunities, a positive and supportive workplace culture and excellent salary packaging benefits.

About us

VMCH are a progressive Catholic not-for-profit organisation and have been providing services in residential aged care, retirement living, disability services and specialist education, for over a century. VMCH operates in over 50 locations, with more than 2,600 employees and 600 volunteers maintaining our 24/7 service to 7,600 vulnerable people across Victoria.

If you meet the above criteria and are passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives, we would love to hear from you! For more information please contact Jo-Ann Petersen (Senior Manager of Allied Health, Community and Disability Services) on 1300 919 850

To work at VMCH, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, an Australian Criminal History Check, Evidence of Flu Vaccination and a Victorian Employee Working with Children Check. You may also be required to supply an International Police Check.

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Wantirna, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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