Occupational Therapist - Bundaberg
Bundaberg is located at the Southern end of the Great Barrier Reef and offers both prestigious coastal and relaxed rural living. It is a short flight or driving distance to Brisbane (approx. 4 hours). The Bundaberg Community is vibrant, friendly and is leading the way in many areas of health and wellbeing.
If you are looking for quality of life, working within an organisation that is committed to transforming lives and empowering people in the community, then this is the role for you.
This Aboriginal community-controlled and multi-accredited health and wellbeing organisation delivers services without discrimination to Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Bundaberg and the Wide Bay Burnett. The Allied Health professionals work within a holistic whole-of-person model of compassionate care. A growing and dynamic organisation, this centre is expanding Allied Health operations that are based in an award-winning Health & Wellbeing Complex which has just undergone a $20 million expansion.
Key responsibilities of this role:
- Conducting physical and psychological assessments of clients and developing or following a treatment plan.
- Assessing home and work environments of clients and deciding what adjustments are needed.
- Advising on adaptive equipment to aid with activities of daily living.
- Developing physical rehabilitation programs to assist clients in regaining lost skills.
- Preparing clients for a return to work.
- Educating caregivers and family members of clients on patient care.
- Evaluating results and progression of occupational therapy on clients.
- Maintaining professional knowledge and technical progress in order to provide clients with the best evidence-based treatment program available.
- Complying with federal, state, and local certification requirements.
- Evaluating patient condition regarding physical and basic mental health.
- Maintaining client records within electronical clinical system
- All other duties as required.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- Strong communication skills
- Good health and be physically fit
- Strong organisation skills and reliability
- Sound problem-solving skills
- The ability to work as part of a team
- A genuine interest in people
- The ability to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds
You must also have the following:
- Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy (or equivalent)
- Current registration with AHPRA
- Current Driver's License
Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.
Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.
Job ID 10002488