breakthru
Published
June 9, 2020
Location
St Albans
Job Type

Description

  • Key Professional leadership role – lead a small national team of OTs
  • Competitive salary packaging & fringe benefit options
  • Laptop & mobile phone package
  • Supportive team and learning culture
  • Opportunity for work/life balance
  • Based in St Albans & North West Melbourne

 

We are seeking a passionate Senior Occupational Therapist, committed to high quality outcomes for our customers and making a difference in their lives. This is an exciting leadership opportunity to lead a team of OTS across Vic, NSW and Qld in mentoring , supervison and service development. An opportunity to set up and use your professional experience to lead and develop your peers. The allied health portfolio is rapidly growoing at breakthru and we are looking for a keen motivated energetic professional to support the allied health manager to grow the OT service.

 

About us

We are a dynamic, innovative organisation committed to empowering people to create their own futures. We specialise in the provision of high-quality person-centric programs to support thousands of people every year.

The Allied Health portfolio in breakthru is in a period of growth and development , and it is an exciting time to be part of a for purpose organisation that believes in providing high quality customer service, to customers with a disability.  

About the opportunity

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to work with our customers in North West Melbourne region. The primary goal is to enable people to participate in the activities of everyday life, promoting health and wellbeing through occupation.

You will work with adults over the age of 16 to promote and enable effective participation in the occupations of everyday life. Supporting our customer base, 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, psychoscial , and neurological  disability.

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.  Ina addition you will supervise , lead and develop the OT service in breakthru and support the allied health manager to develop a high quality OT service across breakthru. A great opportunity for a clinician with 3-5 years’ experience looking for that next step and a a chance to develop management and leadership skills in a supportive environment.

 

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 working in community practice and working with a wide range of disabilities
  • Experience in NDIS/Mental health – highly desirable
  • Working with children's / criminal history checks
  • Current drivers licence

 

What's on offer

  • Supportive & experienced leadership team
  • Genuine career opportunities
  • Above award salary & entitlements
  • Flexible work options
  • Great  multidisciplinary team environment – work with OTs, psychologists and behavior support practitioners

 

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to develop and support a growing service model in a flexible work environment. We are building a professional career pathway and developmental pathways for all our staff based on their needs.

 

Our recruitment process

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: A current criminal record check and working with children check will be essential to commence in this role.

For more information about breakthru, check out our websitewww.breakthru.org.au

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