breakthru
Published
November 22, 2018
Location
Dubbo with FIFO option
Job Type

Description

  • Supportive & experienced leadership team
  • Genuine career opportunities
  • Above award salary & entitlements

About us

breakthru is a national not-for-profit organisation committed to empowering people to create their own futures. Through the provision of high quality person-centered programs, we enable thousands of people every year to address mental health, employment, disability, homelessness & training needs. Working with us, you will be supporting our customers to achieve their goals and help to change their lives!

About the opportunity

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to work with our customers in the Dubbo & Central Western region of NSW. The primary goal is to enable people to participate in the activities of everyday life, promoting health and well being through occupation

You will work with individuals of all ages to promote and enable effective participation in the occupations of everyday life. Supporting our customer base in Dubbo and Western NSW, the role supports activities of daily living, household and community functioning, education, leisure and play, social participation and employment. Our Occupational Therapists work with people who experience difficulties in these areas for any reason, and are present in both physical disability and mental health services. Outcomes are achieved by working with NDIS participants and their communities to enhance their ability to engage in the activities by modifying the occupation or the environment to better support their engagement.

About you

You will be a passionate and energetic professional with the ability to engage with our customers.  You will be confident in your abilities to deliver supports to a complex customer base whilst focusing on achieving quality outcomes for our customers.

We are looking for a recent graduate or experienced professional who can demonstrate:

  • Qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • Experience in functional capacity assessments
  • Working with children's / criminal history checks
  • Current drivers licence

What we offer

  • Competitive salary packaging & fringe benefit options
  • Rewards & recognition program
  • Laptop & mobile phone package
  • Supportive team and learning culture
  • Opportunity for work/life balance

We are open to applications from both graduate and experienced professionals, including those who are willing to travel within NSW to support our customer base in Dubbo & Western NSW. This could include a “fly in fly out” support solution for the right applicant.

This is an exciting opportunity to have a real impact on our customers with a disability or mental health condition. If this sounds like the perfect role for you, APPLY NOW.

Please note: the successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including but not limited to a criminal record check, working with children check, employment history & referee checks.

We champion diversity & encourage people from an Aboriginal, Torres Strait or South Sea Islander background or other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or people with a disability to talk to us about opportunities within breakthru.

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