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Occupational Therapist

  • Wangaratta, VIC, Australia, 3677
  • Full time
  • Contract role
  • Based out of Wangaratta
  • Salary + $15900 salary packaging benefits + fully maintained company car

About VMCH

VMCH are a Catholic not-for-profit organisation, providing services including affordable housing, residential aged care, retirement living, community and disability services and specialist education to 7,600 people across Victoria. We operate in over 50 locations, have 2,600+ employees and over 600 volunteers maintaining our 24/7 service to vulnerable people across Victoria.

About the role

VMCH is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Occupational Therapist for this 12 month maternity leave position.  You will have a genuine interest in the health and wellbeing of older adults and present passionate about providing quality, and person centred care.

In this role, you will be traveling across the Hume region working predominantly in client homes and responsible for the following:

  • Providing high quality, person centred Occupational Therapy services to clients including assessment and development of comprehensive goal orientated treatment and care plans, home assessment, equipment prescription and report writing.
  • Demonstrates a range of intervention strategies to address needs that relate to, activities of daily living, functional performance, fine motor skills, motor planning, sensory processing, perceptual motor handling and sensory integration.

Skills and Experience:

  • A Tertiary Qualification in Occupational Therapy and relevant APHRA registration
  • Demonstrated skills and experience supporting a diverse client group, including assessment and development of comprehensive treatment plans, home assessment, equipment prescription and report writing.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in utilising standardised assessment tools and outcome measures. 
  • Demonstrated capacity to keep abreast of contemporary and evidence based practice.
  • Knowledge and experience of various funding streams and service options for clients, including CHSP, NDIS, SWEP and Home Care Packages
  • Proven experience in establishing and maintaining effective and professional relationships, building rapport and liaising with relevant stakeholders. 
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills.
  • High standard of professional ethics.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.

 

Benefits

  • Salary packaging up to $15,900/year plus additional benefit of a Meals & Entertainment card 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Fully Maintained VMCH Vehicle
  • Competitive salary, regular performance reviews
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Career pathways
  • A positive and supportive workplace culture 

 

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!

 

To work at VMCH, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, an Australian Criminal History Check, Evidence of 2021 Flu Vaccination & COVID-19 Vaccination, together with a Victorian Employee Working with Children Check. You may also be required to supply an International Police Check.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes, emails and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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