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Occupational Therapist (Murrumbidgee)

  • Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia, 2650
  • Permanent Full-Time

Key benefits:

  • Work from home
  • Competitive salary and tax-free salary packaging benefits
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Make a difference by providing a comprehensive service
  • Be part of a strong and caring community that values personal well-being and one another
  • Be valued for what you do
  • Supportive, positive team environment
  • Access to family friendly benefits like our EAP and wellness programs
  • Utilise your clinical skills to empower older community to live independently at home

The role:

Provide high quality, evidence based occupational therapy services to our clients under the Commonwealth Home Support Program. These services aim to promote independence and restore functional performance to enable our clients to remain living at home.

Your team:

Due to growth, we are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our team in a permanent capacity. You will be set up to work from home and will report to the Senior Occupational Therapist. You will be joining an established multi-disciplinary team who believe in discovering what’s possible in people’s lives and empowering them to live well. Our unique Well-Living approach to care enables our clients to live their best possible lives at home, where they’re surrounded by the people, community and memories they love most. Together as a team, we help people feel loved, valued and respected.

About you:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy and current registration with the Australian Health Professional Regulation Agency
  • Post graduate experience working with a variety of aged care services, including the community setting
  • Demonstrated ability to assess occupational therapy needs and develop individualised programs for aged care clients living in the community
  • Knowledge of wellness, re-ablement and restorative care approaches
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team, and independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated computer literacy and willingness to utilise required software to support a working from home position
  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of BaptistCare’s Christian identity and promote the organisations values through interactions at work
  • Current first aid certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Valid unrestricted driver’s license and a reliable registered vehicle with minimum of Third Party Insurance

About Us:

BaptistCare is a leading not-for-profit Christian based care organisation that has been serving the aged and people living with disadvantage for 75 years. We support thousands of people across NSW and ACT through a range of services including; Residential Services, Home Care, Respite Care, Retirement Living, Affordable housing, Counselling and family services and offering no-interest loans to the disadvantaged. Apply now!

If you would like to be considered for this role, please click apply and attach your CV and cover letter outlining how you meet the selection criteria outlined above.

Need more information? For role related queries or questions, please contact Gemma Kim on 0490 849 965.

We will not be needing the assistance of recruitment agencies at this time.

How can we help?

Our team is availble Monday to Friday, from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

BaptistCare NSW/ACT corporate office, Norwest Business Park, PO Box 7626 Baulkham Hills NSW 2153, Australia