Occupational Therapist - Mitcham

Location: Mitcham
Discipline: Allied Health
Salary: $80000 to $103690
Contact name: Aaron Byrne

Contact email: aaron.byrne@curamoir-hr.com.au
Job ref: 23207
Published: 26 days ago
On Offer:
  • Excellent salary: $66,373.23 - $117,774.34plus super
  • Salary Sacrifice up to $17,000
  • Higher Qualification Allowance (where relevant)
  • Opportunity to work across the lifespan or within a specific age demographic
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Professional Development Allowance: $1,000 plus 5 days Professional Development Days
  • Laptop and phone provided
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Regular clinical supervision
  • Operational and administrative support
  • Sponsorship available for the right candidate

The role:

As an Occupational Therapist, you will play a vital role in enhancing the lives of individuals by enabling them to engage in meaningful activities and regain independence. Your primary responsibility will involve assessing patients' physical and mental capabilities, designing tailored treatment plans, and implementing interventions to address their specific needs. You will work closely with patients of diverse backgrounds and ages, from children with developmental disabilities to adults recovering from injuries or surgeries.

In this role, you will collaborate with interdisciplinary teams including physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to ensure holistic care and optimal outcomes for patients. Your expertise in evaluating functional abilities, recommending assistive devices, and providing adaptive strategies will empower individuals to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals. Additionally, you will educate patients and their families on therapeutic techniques, home exercises, and lifestyle modifications to promote long-term wellness and independence.

As an integral part of the rehabilitation process, you will continuously monitor patients' progress, adjust treatment plans accordingly, and document outcomes accurately. Your keen observation skills and compassionate approach will foster trust and rapport with patients, facilitating their engagement in therapy and motivating them towards recovery. Furthermore, you will stay abreast of advancements in occupational therapy practices and participate in professional development activities to enhance your skills and knowledge.

In summary, as an Occupational Therapist, you will have the opportunity to make a profound impact on the lives of individuals facing physical and cognitive challenges. Through your expertise, empathy, and dedication, you will empower patients to overcome barriers, maximize their independence, and regain confidence in their daily activities, ultimately improving their overall quality of life.

Essential Criteria
  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapist
  • Registration with AHPRA
  • Current Police Check, NDIS Workers Screening Check and Working with Children Check
  • Driving License
For a confidential discussion about this role, please call Aaron on 0414374383 or send your resume to: Aaron.Byrne@Curamoir-hr.com.au