Occupational Therapy Job Summary:
· Full time permanent position
· Sutherland Shire (Caringbah) Location
· Energetic work environment, flexible working arrangements will be considered.
Who are we?
Our vision "Human Potential Realised".
Civic Disability Services provides a wide range of innovative and responsive services in order to assist Clients to achieve quality of living, personal aspirations and to meaningfully participate in the community.
What is the role?
We are currently seeking passionate Occupational Therapist to join our Specialist Support team. Located in Caringbah this is a 38hr full time permanent position. The therapist is required to deliver a range of services to people experiencing a range of disabilities, age and health related issues to maximise their functional and independent living skills in residential, community and employment settings.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Investigate and source skill building and independent living resources.
Develop and deliver training modules in relation to individual specific needs and appropriate support methods including safe work practices such as Manual Handling.
Assess, recommend and prescribe equipment and modifications to work and residential environments
Appropriately use technology & equipment supplied to effectively complete tasks.
Develop and maintain appropriate and accurate records, reports and documentation, including electronic records for person we support.
Degree in Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy Australia Membership
Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
Experience in administering formal and standardised assessment
Experience in implementing sound evidence based therapy techniques within and across a diverse range of disorders
Experience in developing and delivering training
Excellent time management skills
Knowledge of Work Health and Safety legislation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including knowledge of various communication techniques
Sound computer skills
Experience working with adults with a disability
Cert IV in Training and Assessment
Understanding of the Person Centred Approach
To apply online visit our careers page at www.civic.org.au