Careers at The Friendlies
Occupational Therapist

Location:
My Company  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Department:
Allied Health

The Position

We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to work closely with our team of dynamic and passionate Occupational Therapists and diverse Allied Health team. This unique opportunity in a hospital setting with private practice services, provides the opportunity for broad skill development with exposure to both inpatients and private practice clientele. You will provide expert clinical advice and Occupational Therapy services that will enable quality outcomes to maximize the independent living skills and quality of life through the assessment, the development of treatment programs and ongoing treatment evaluation.

The Friendlies

Affectionately known as The Friendlies, we have become a leading employer of choice due to our friendly and values based culture, as well as our ongoing commitment to staff development and training. With 76% of our workforce stating that our organisation is ‘Truly a great place to work’ we think we are on the right track!

The Person

Strong emphasis will be placed on the applicant’s ability to demonstrate the organisations’ values of Courage, Diligence, Compassion, Wisdom and Friendliness, as well as their ability to commit to and apply these values in the workplace.

Key Selection Criteria

  1. Bachelor degree of Occupational Therapy
  2. Minimum of 2 years’ Occupational Therapy experience (highly desirable)
  3. Current AHPRA registration
  4. Demonstrated experience with comprehensive Occupational Therapy assessments, equipment prescription, home modifications, ADL assessments, program planning and treatment
  5. Previous exposure to the NDIS scheme and/or paediatrics (highly desirable)
  6. Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with regards to delivering excellent client care

How to Apply

Please submit the following:

  1. A cover letter that addresses the ‘Key Selection Criteria’ (maximum 2 pages)
  2. A detailed resume (including 2 professional referees)
  3. Submit your application on our website https://thefriendlies.org.au/careers/ and complete the Application for Employment form.

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will not be shortlisted.  Applications close on 30 March 2020.

The Benefits

As a part of The Friendlies team, you will enjoy:

  • Attractive salary packaging options and a variety of additional discounts and benefits within our hospital and pharmacies
  • Career development opportunities and commitment to ongoing training, education and professional development
  • Family friendly work environment close to professional child care services
  • Find out more about why The Friendlies is a great place to work at https://thefriendlies.org.au

Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) Requirements

It is a mandatory condition of employment for this role that you are vaccinated, and remain vaccinated during your employment, against the following vaccine preventable diseases; Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping cough), and Hepatitis. Staff employed prior to 1 July 2017 are not subject to this condition of employment unless they apply for a role with VPD requirement.

Position Summary

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Position classification: Experienced Occupational Therapist
  • Remuneration: $72 943 to $95 321 per annum
  • Remuneration: $2 805 to $3 666 per fortnight
  • Hours per week: 38 hrs per week
  • Job vacancy ID: JV0454