Occupational Therapist

We support people with disability of all ages to meet their goals, empowering them to live their best life.About your new role You will support children and adults to participate fully in life by enhancing independent living skills, their capacity and ability to participate in the community. We provide services in line with individual NDIS plans and your role is responsible for assessment, planning, facilitating, monitoring and review of client outcomes.The Lismore team includes Case Managers, Speech Therapists, Behavioural Support Practitioners, Psychologists and Physiotherapists. We deliver services across the Northern NSW district and use technology to connect our Disability Services team across NSW.This opportunity could suit an experienced OT or a recent graduate; we will provide you with practice support and supervision suitable to your experience and skills.Terms:  Max term (12 months) full time position based in LismoreWhy work with The Benevolent Society?We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation, mobile tools & clinical supervisionWe use technology to connect our Disabilities team across geographiesWe celebrate the best live moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clientsSalary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program availableWhat you need to succeed?You will be a qualified Occupational Therapist (OT) and have:Experience supporting children and adults with fine and gross motor skillsAbility to appropriately respond to the needs of people of all abilities and cultural backgroundsWork within a client centric approach while maintaining a positive mindsetAbility to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and connect to peers using technologyCurrent NSW drivers licence and willingness/ability to travel to clientsInterested? Apply below today!Call Deb Missingham on 0401 673 361 to discuss the role in more detail. Closing date 28 January 2018Position Profile Australia - NSW Lismore & Far North Coast

Occupational Therapist

We support people with disability of all ages to meet their goals, empowering them to live their best life.

About your new role

You will support children and adults to participate fully in life by enhancing independent living skills, their capacity and ability to participate in the community. We provide services in line with individual NDIS plans and your role is responsible for assessment, planning, facilitating, monitoring and review of client outcomes.

The Lismore team includes Case Managers, Speech Therapists, Behavioural Support Practitioners, Psychologists and Physiotherapists. We deliver services across the Northern NSW district and use technology to connect our Disability Services team across NSW.

This opportunity could suit an experienced OT or a recent graduate; we will provide you with practice support and supervision suitable to your experience and skills.

Terms:  Max term (12 months) full time position based in Lismore

Why work with The Benevolent Society?

  • We set you up for success with a buddy, structured orientation, mobile tools & clinical supervision
  • We use technology to connect our Disabilities team across geographies
  • We celebrate the best live moments; the small acts that make a difference within our teams and with our clients
  • Salary packaging, meals and entertainment card and discount program available

What you need to succeed?

You will be a qualified Occupational Therapist (OT) and have:

  • Experience supporting children and adults with fine and gross motor skills
  • Ability to appropriately respond to the needs of people of all abilities and cultural backgrounds
  • Work within a client centric approach while maintaining a positive mindset
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and connect to peers using technology
  • Current NSW drivers licence and willingness/ability to travel to clients

Interested? Apply below today!

Call Deb Missingham on 0401 673 361 to discuss the role in more detail. Closing date 28 January 2018

We are committed to improving employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, Older Australian's and people of all abilities. If you require additional support with your application please contact recruitment@benevolent.org.au or 02 8262 3527.