Occupational Therapist - Care Forward (Devonport)

Care Forward

Location: North West Tasmania       Occupation: Occupational Therapy       Position Type: Full Time      

Are you an occupational therapist looking to join a leading Tasmanian service provider and finalist of the 2019 Employer of Choice award? Care Forward is seeking an experienced occupational therapist to join their multidisciplinary team in Devonport.

The Position

Care Forward is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated health professional with a real passion for improving lives.

Your primary responsibility will be the intake of Occupational Therapy clients and the subsequent assessment, client goal setting and service planning which may include planning of home modifications.

You will be supported by a multidisciplinary team consisting of a physiotherapist, exercise physiologist, dietitian, social worker and OT’s and also work in conjunction with a strong management and administrative team.

You will have the ability to work autonomously and hopefully you will thrive in this multidisciplinary environment. As long as you enjoy meeting new people and working in a variety of settings then there should never have a dull moment!

To be successful you will need the usual- AHPRA registration, National Police check, a drivers licence and Care Forward will need to speak with at least 2 professional references.

The Organisation

Care Forward is a locally owned and operated organisation, specialising in health and homecare services designed to support the independence of older Tasmanian's and people living with chronic conditions or disabilities.

For 20 years we’ve been providing care and support to people in their homes across Tasmania. Their team includes nurses, allied health professionals and home independence support staff – all working to support and restore independence, health and wellbeing to thousands of Tasmanian's across the State.

What's on offer?

Care Forward support innovation, collaboration and creative thinking. Their people are their biggest asset and they believe that working together, they’re stronger.

In return for your hard work they offer a range of great benefits. Here is just a snapshot of some of the things you can enjoy:

  • Join a fun and energetic work environment with a great client base
  • Well supported professional development access
  • Comprehensive induction and ongoing support
  • Flexible work arrangements supporting work/life balance
  • Access to Business Class travel insurance
  • Supported by evidence-based practice
  • Salary range will be dependent on professional qualification.
  • Dynamic team environment
  • Winner 2018 Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards - Employer of Excellence in Aged Care
  • Finalist 2019 Employer of Choice Awards (highly commended)

In addition to all of the above you may be eligible for a Health Workforce Scholarship Program grant through HR+, up to the value of $10,000.

Application Instructions

For a confidential discussion please contact Wendy on 1300 341 854 or email your cover letter and CV by clicking apply now.

Date advertised: Wednesday 29th April 2020
North West Tasmania

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