Diversional Therapist / Occupational Therapist / Allied Health Professional

Have you heard The Benevolent Society is growing? We are enjoying an exciting time of growth as we significantly expand our impact across Australia to enable more Australians to live their best life.Our new services will provide Allied Health Services to older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people living in community in South East Sydney.About your new roleAs our Diversional Therapist/Allied Health professional, you will develop, implement and evaluate innovative and responsive approaches to allied health service provision that promotes independence, choice, and cultural connectedness. This role will pioneer a new model of allied health service provision working with consumers from CALD and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities, with a focus on strengthening people’s connection to community and culture.You will lead flexible client centred wellness and lifestyle programs and integrated therapy services, based on regular, genuine engagement with clients and brokered services.  Preference will be given to candidates who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.More benefitsBe part of shaping the next chapter for Older AustraliansFlexible workplace inc all the tools you need to be mobile$15,900 tax free salary options as a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI)Ability to purchase extra leaveLong service leave after 5 years serviceCovered by our Enterprise Agreement What you need to succeed:You will be passionate working with older people and supporting them to create their best life and have:Degree in Allied Health (preferably Diversional Therapy or Occupational Therapy) or similar and/or equivalent extensive experienceStrong understanding of the needs of diverse communities and previous experience working with from CALD and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communitiesExperience coordinating lifestyle, recreation and allied health services for older peopleExperience assessing needs, creating care plans and documenting progressClient first approach with a keen interest in evaluating programs to ensure their effectivenessGreat people skills and the ability to create strong working relationships with people from all walks of lifeApply below! Call Shannon on 02 9504 6782 for a confidential discussion. Closing date 21 May 2017Job File 1 :  ADS011 Diversional Therapist Position Profile Australia - NSW Sydney Southern Suburbs & Sutherland Shire

Diversional Therapist / Occupational Therapist / Allied Health Professional

Have you heard The Benevolent Society is growing?

We are enjoying an exciting time of growth as we significantly expand our impact across Australia to enable more Australians to live their best life.

Our new services will provide Allied Health Services to older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people living in community in South East Sydney.

About your new role

As our Diversional Therapist/Allied Health professional, you will develop, implement and evaluate innovative and responsive approaches to allied health service provision that promotes independence, choice, and cultural connectedness. This role will pioneer a new model of allied health service provision working with consumers from CALD and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities, with a focus on strengthening people’s connection to community and culture.

You will lead flexible client centred wellness and lifestyle programs and integrated therapy services, based on regular, genuine engagement with clients and brokered services.  

Preference will be given to candidates who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

More benefits

  • Be part of shaping the next chapter for Older Australians
  • Flexible workplace inc all the tools you need to be mobile
  • $15,900 tax free salary options as a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI)
  • Ability to purchase extra leave
  • Long service leave after 5 years service
  • Covered by our Enterprise Agreement

 

What you need to succeed:

You will be passionate working with older people and supporting them to create their best life and have:

  • Degree in Allied Health (preferably Diversional Therapy or Occupational Therapy) or similar and/or equivalent extensive experience
  • Strong understanding of the needs of diverse communities and previous experience working with from CALD and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities
  • Experience coordinating lifestyle, recreation and allied health services for older people
  • Experience assessing needs, creating care plans and documenting progress
  • Client first approach with a keen interest in evaluating programs to ensure their effectiveness
  • Great people skills and the ability to create strong working relationships with people from all walks of life

Apply below! Call Shannon on 02 9504 6782 for a confidential discussion. Closing date 21 May 2017

We partner with our local Aboriginal Community and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.You will be required to consent to criminal history checks and where relevant to the role, working with children checks as part of our recruitment process. To learn more about our privacy policy please click here.