Senior Occupational Therapist

  • Work for a leading, disability organisation
  • Full-time or part-time position available
  • Be part of a supportive and hardworking team

We are seeking a Senior Occupational Therapist to join our dedicated team with part-time or full-time hours available.

Who We Are

PQSA and HomeCare+ are known by South Australians for our specialised disability services. We are a not for profit organisation with a passionate and dedicated team who work together to empower people with spinal cord injury and other disabilities to choose how they live their potential. We operate from six offices around South Australia and employ approximately 700 staff.

About The Role

We are seeking a passionate individual to:

  • Deliver home-based occupational therapy services for clients with a range of needs, including complex and multiple disabilities, including daily living, mobility, and home safety
  • Support our clients to maintain independence by enhancing abilities, adapting their environment, and providing education
  • Undertake assessments for complex equipment prescription and home modifications
  • Be client focused, with the ability to work independently and have excellent communication and relationship-building skills

Who You Are

You will have:

  • A Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy)
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • A minimum of five (5) years OT experience
  • Hands on knowledge of complex equipment prescription, home modifications assessment and planning
  • Rehabilitation assessment and treatment experience
  • Knowledge of current technology and equipment solutions
  • Previous experience in community rehabilitation and service provision would be highly desirable

Benefits of Working With Us

  • Competitive pay rates in line with Health Professionals and Support Services Award
  • Vehicle and phone allowances
  • Access to our fantastic salary packaging options
  • A great team culture of support and collaboration to achieve great outcomes
  • An inclusive and diverse workplace centred on health, wellbeing and fun
  • Flexible working arrangements available and encouraged
  • Modern office environment with on-site parking
  • Working in a rewarding role with incredible people in the South Australian community and a fantastic team

You will be required to have a DHS Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check or be willing to obtain the appropriate screenings as stipulated by DHS/NDIS requirements and must hold a current full South Australian drivers licence, and be an Australian Citizen or hold a current work visa.

PQSA is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and offers flexible ways of working including part-time hours and working from home options. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Please submit your application via Seek.

PQSA is an equal opportunity employer.

PQSA empowers and enables our clients to exercise choice and control, while ensuring appropriate safeguards are in place for workers to deliver high quality support in a safe environment.

Applications

Applications must be in PDF format.

Deadline: Close of business Thursday 01 December 2022

More information

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