Occupational Therapist (BB-893CE)

Found in: Fidanto AU

Casual, on call About NDS National Disability Services NDS is Australia's peak body for non-government disability service organisations, representing over 1180 non-government service providers. At NDS, we are committed to supporting our members and the disability sector more broadly to provide high quality support and services to people with disability. NDS promotes the full inclusion of people with disability and this commitment is outlined in our Disability Action Plan DAP . NDS is committed to fostering an inclusive and values driven work environment respecting the diversity of our employees, and the members and communities we serve. NDS employees come with a strong appreciation for the disability sector, and the passion to make a difference. Position Purpose The Occupational Therapist operates as a sole therapist but is part of the Access Inclusion team providing clinical expertise to support the professional and quality delivery of these programs. It is expected that the position holder is aligned to, and demonstrates NDS s values of respect, teamwork and collaboration, leadership, innovation and accountability at all times. Key Accountabilities Clinical Services Undertake clinical assessment and evaluate functional capacity of applications for Access and Inclusion programs, including ACROD Parking and WA Companion Card, against program criteria. Program Promotion Liaises with and promotes programs to applicants, members of the community, Government and other stakeholders regarding eligibility, best practice and relevant legislation. Professional Development Maintain professional registration and undertake appropriate professional development. Ad hoc other duties About you Recognised tertiary degree in Occupational therapy and registration as an Occupational Therapist with AHPRA with a minimum of five years experience as an Occupational Therapist in a disability related field Knowledge of the impact of physical health, status and disability, on short term and long term functional capacity, and demonstrated mature clinical reasoning skills A contemporary understanding of issues and challenges experienced by people with disability and their families and carers, particularly in relation to functioning within the community and including the services and resources available Excellent consultation, communication and interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders to achieve results Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office suite, and demonstrated capacity to use databases. Independent WA travel capability What we offer Collaborative environment Employee Assistance Program Learning and development To apply Please send your CV and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria to recruitment For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Debbie Cameron, Program Manager Access, Inclusion and Employment on 08 9208 9830. Thank you for your interest in the position. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applications close 28 March 2021. No agencies please. If you have any requirements for the interview e.g. mobility access, or other adjustments , please let us know in advance so accessibility arrangements can be made. NDS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome applications from all diverse groups and backgrounds. The application form will include these questions Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia How many years #x27 experience do you have as an occupational therapist Right to live and workYou must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.Report this job advert

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