Thursday, 18 August 2016

Nulsen Disability Services,Occupational Therapist Jobs in Australia



What drives you? What makes you get up each morning and love your work? If it's using your skills and passions to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, then get in touch with Nulsen.
Nulsen supports people with severe intellectual an
d physical disabilities 24/7. We are one of Western Australia's leaders in this field and we have a job for a dedicated and enthusiastic occupational therapist who is passionate about keeping people with disabilities healthy and engaged. You will be part of a dynamic, interdisciplinary team, and will have the support of senior clinical staff in all areas of service delivery.
Reporting to the Senior Occupational Therapist, some of your duties will include:
  • Comprehensive assessment of people with disability across the lifespan
  • Planning, implementation and evaluation of individual and group programs for both children and adults with disability
  • Working with families, schools, and other agencies to support service users in all aspects of their lives
  • Documentation of and reporting on intervention strategies
  • Seating and positioning for people with complex needs
  • Providing support to senior clinical staff by contributing to initiatives related to areas such as clinical service delivery and continuous improvement
  • Recommendation of appropriate aids and equipment in accordance with the Community Aids and Equipment Program (CAEP)
  • Acting as a consultant through the provision of expert advice and information to residents, service users, families and staff as appropriate
  • Supervision, support and mentoring of other staff
 What you'll need:
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) or approved equivalent, and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Highly developed oral, written and collaborative communication skills
  • Ability to represent Nulsen at an interagency level
  • Demonstrated initiative and innovative problem solving skills
  • Clear understanding of the needs and rights of people with disabilities, and of the concepts of social role valorisation, inclusion, active support and quality of life
  • Demonstrated ability in assessment and clinical reasoning which supports planning, implementing and evaluating Occupational Therapy services with the purpose of achieving the highest possible quality of life for people with disabilities
  • Ability to travel to residential homes within the metropolitan area
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a team member with clients, families, support staff, health services staff and other professionals
  • Current Australian driver's licence, a National Police Clearance less than three years old, and a current Working with Children Check.
It would be great if you have some experience working with people with disabilities
What we give back:
While you're nurturing the residents, Nulsen will nurture you. We offer salary packaging and flexible working arrangements so you can fit work into your other commitments.
On top of this, we have a fantastic staff recognition program, everyday support from senior staff, and professional development opportunities to give you new skills to make a bigger difference in people's lives.
If you have questions about the position, please call Sally Williams, Director of Health Services, on 08 6253 4700.
How to apply: Apply online at http://www.nulsen.com.au/work-with-us/ 
Applications close 4pm Friday August 26, 2016. Please be advised we will proceed with interviews prior to the closing date.


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