Occupational Therapist - Launceston Allied Health (Launceston)
Launceston Allied Health
Location: Northern Tasmania
Occupation: Occupational Therapy
Position Type: Full Time
Launceston Allied Health is seeking a motivated and passionate occupational therapist to join their team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in both disability and aged care settings and also deliver the LSVT (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment) program, focusing on physical Parkinson's rehabilitation.
To be successful you must have an interest in Parkinson’s rehabilitation. The LSVT BIG and LSVT LOUD will provide an evidence-based therapy that as a full service does not exist anywhere else in the state.
The successful occupational therapist will be responsible for independently assessing, planning, and implementing neurological rehabilitation using the LSVT BIG therapy and occupational therapy interventions within NDIS and aged care. They will also be expected to develop client-centered goals and write comprehensive reports in accordance with professional standards.
Additionally, they will communicate effectively with multi-disciplinary teams, external stakeholders, and families. The successful candidate will also assist in the development of occupational therapy services through quality improvement activities and clinical placements for undergraduate students.
To be considered you must have:
- Current AHPRA registration
- Drivers license and own vehicle
- Working with vulnerable people card
- National Police Check
A willingness to undertake the LSVT BIG Therapy training, with the support of the team is also a requirement.
Launceston Allied Health is a branch of Allied Health Tasmania. They have offices in Launceston, Hobart and deliver services throughout the North West of Tasmanaia.
Launceston Allied Health work with a range of complex adult clients, including NDIS participants and Aged Care clients, with a focus on neurological health conditions, mental health, aged care packages, Parkinson’s and Dementia.
The team includes occupational therapists, a speech pathologist, and a sub-contracted physiotherapist. The high demand for the LSVT Therapy will be an area of growth for the organsiation.
What's on offer?
Launceston Allied Health offers a supportive team environment and flexible work arrangements, including working from home or from their brand new offices in Launceston. The practice values work-life balance and know firsthand the juggle of work and family life.
In addition to the great team, you will have access to ongoing continuing education funding to support your professional development.
You will also have the opportunity to be part of an innovative Parkinson's rehabilitation program, which has never been offered as a full service before in Tasmania. LSTV BIG training will be offered, and you will be supported to complete this training as part of your employment.
A competitive salary, work conditions and earning potential will be negotiated with the right person.
If you are interested, please contact Sarah Fox-Smith on 0447 103 897 or Michelle Mortensen on 0458 522 415 for more information. You can also email your current CV and a cover letter to Sarah@launcestonalliedhealth.com
Date advertised: Monday 27th November 2023