Sunnyfield
  • 30-Oct-2017 to 22-Dec-2017 (AEST)
  • Guildford & Western Suburbs, NSW, AUS
  • Casual & Part-time

Occupational Therapist - External Contract Position Based in Guildford and various Western Sydney locations

 

  • Have you provided best practice & professional Occupational Therapy services in line with a person-centred philosophy?
  • Are you seeking job variety, challenge and professional development?
  • Are you looking for a role that makes a real difference in people's lives by improving the quality of people's lives?

 

This exciting opportunity is for a person who wants to make a real difference in supporting people with disability, at a time of unprecedented change with the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Sunnyfield is as one of the largest, most progressive & innovative disability service providers in NSW. We have a proud history of providing support services in the community, at home, in accommodation and in social enterprises. Our vision is 'Excellence in supporting people with intellectual disabilities'. Our Mission is to 'Enrich the lives of people with intellectual disability by creating choice, opportunities and skills for life'.

 

The Opportunity

The position of Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing specialist therapy services to people with a disability, their families and/or carers within a person centred, strengths based approach.

 

Responsibilities include:

  1. Provide direct services (Occupational Therapy) within the Client's home, community hub, school or in the community
  2. This includes seating/wheelchair prescriptions, transport seating, sensory processing and environmental modifications, home modifications and functional skills development.
  3. Collaborate with external Psychologists, Allied Health and Behaviour Support specialists.  Reporting to the Senior Manager, Clinical Services the successful candidate will have:
  • A recognised degree/diploma in Occupational Therapy;
  • General registration with the Australian Health Practitioner's Regulation Agency (AHPRA);
  • Successful experience working with and supporting children, young people, adult & ageing clients with a disability with complex needs requiring specialised and complex intervention strategies;
  • Successful experience working with families in a family centred model;
  • Current driver's licence and willingness to use own comprehensively insured vehicle;
  • Current Working with Children's Check or willingness to obtain one
  • You need to provide an ABN and have public Indemnity and public liability insurances or prepared to get them;
  • Need to have your own supervision in place. What We Offer
  • Opportunity to make a difference, supporting Sunnyfield's Clients
  • Professional development opportunities.

 

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please attach your Resume and Cover Letter and hit the 'Apply' button now.

 

 

 

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