Play a leading role in the delivery of clinical treatment to NDIS customersHighly supportive and collaborative team environmentEnjoy generous not-for-profit salary packaging entitlementsAbout the RoleA newly created role within Maxima’s allied health team, the Occupational Therapist will provide tailored and individualized occupational therapy services to NDIS and other customers. The role will be working in conjunction with a multi-disciplinary team in assessing customer needs, developing clinically appropriate care plans and the delivery of high impact treatments.Reporting to the Business Manager Allied Health, this role offers flexibility and autonomy. The role is based with a mix of community service delivery and head office support.Day to day responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;Provide high quality occupational therapy assessments and interventions for clients within the context of Primary Health Care in a professional, confidential and safe manner, in keeping with accepted best practice standards. This will include home visits or visits to customer workplaces as requiredReview any high risk manual tasks undertaken by the customer to determine an appropriate approachEnsure integrated service delivery and follow up, coordinating and communicating as required with other relevant internal, visiting and external providersProvide follow-up monitoring and care as directed through health assessmentsIncorporate a holistic approach to health care that incorporates health promotion activities according to community and organizational prioritiesWork closely with the local community teams and other allied health professionals to support regular tracking of progress in monitoring client progress and care, About YouAn experienced and energetic Occupational Therapy professional, you will thrive working within a fast-paced multidisciplinary team. To succeed in this role, you’ll have previous experience working in the disability services sector or working with NDIS customers, coupled with exceptional communication skills (clear and concise written and verbal communication). Most importantly, you will have a passion for high-quality customer care.You will also have;Tertiary qualifications in Occupational TherapyCurrent registration with AHPRA as an Occupational TherapistUnderstanding of relevant legislation and regulations including Disability Inclusion Act and Disability Service StandardsA minimum three years of experience in areas of practice (such as disability employment, vocational rehabilitation, assistive technology, workplace modifications and access).National Criminal History Record Check (Police Clearance), NDIS Worker Screening Check, and Working with Children CheckEvidence of approved ATAGI COVID Vaccinations, or a valid exemption. as required from the relevant government health authorityCurrent unrestricted driver's license and access to a carA current first aid certificateAbout MaximaWith over 60 branches nationally and 600 staff, Maxima is a leading not-for-profit organization. Maxima has a 35 year history and a diverse approach to supporting our communities. We connect people to meaningful employment, manage traineeships and apprenticeships for employers, support, and work alongside First Nations Peoples to create training and employment opportunities, and provide a range of employment, NDIS plan support coordination, and health services to people living with a disability. Culture and BenefitsAt Maxima we distinguish ourselves by offering a supportive working environment. Be welcomed into a culture of continuous improvement and endless learning opportunities.Attractive tax-free benefits  Professional, community-focused and participant-centered team cultureFlexible working arrangements Continuous training and development; including a structured allied health PD programReward and recognition programRegular team building activitiesHealthy lifestyle benefitsPaid volunteer leaveHow to ApplyClick ‘Apply Now’ to complete our online application form and attach a copy of your resume and cover letter. Maxima believes in the strength of a diverse workforce. We welcome applicants who have a disability, identify as First Nations, are from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or are members of the LGBTQIA+ community. The life experiences of our employees help us build strong relationships with our customers and enables us to deliver services that benefit all members of our community.If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call (1300 669 859) or email recruitment@maxima.com.au and advise us of your preferred method of communication. 95000 AUD Australia - QLD Brisbane Hillcrest 4118
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Occupational Therapist - Brisbane

  • Contribute to the delivery of clinical treatments to NDIS customers
  • Join a culture of support and collaboration
  • Enjoy generous not-for-profit salary packaging entitlements
  • Play a leading role in the delivery of clinical treatment to NDIS customers
  • Highly supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Enjoy generous not-for-profit salary packaging entitlements

About the Role

A newly created role within Maxima’s allied health team, the Occupational Therapist will provide tailored and individualized occupational therapy services to NDIS and other customers. The role will be working in conjunction with a multi-disciplinary team in assessing customer needs, developing clinically appropriate care plans and the delivery of high impact treatments.

Reporting to the Business Manager Allied Health, this role offers flexibility and autonomy. The role is based with a mix of community service delivery and head office support.

Day to day responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;

  • Provide high quality occupational therapy assessments and interventions for clients within the context of Primary Health Care in a professional, confidential and safe manner, in keeping with accepted best practice standards. This will include home visits or visits to customer workplaces as required
  • Review any high risk manual tasks undertaken by the customer to determine an appropriate approach
  • Ensure integrated service delivery and follow up, coordinating and communicating as required with other relevant internal, visiting and external providers
  • Provide follow-up monitoring and care as directed through health assessments
  • Incorporate a holistic approach to health care that incorporates health promotion activities according to community and organizational priorities
  • Work closely with the local community teams and other allied health professionals to support regular tracking of progress in monitoring client progress and care,

 

About You

An experienced and energetic Occupational Therapy professional, you will thrive working within a fast-paced multidisciplinary team. To succeed in this role, you’ll have previous experience working in the disability services sector or working with NDIS customers, coupled with exceptional communication skills (clear and concise written and verbal communication). Most importantly, you will have a passion for high-quality customer care.

You will also have;

  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • Current registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist
  • Understanding of relevant legislation and regulations including Disability Inclusion Act and Disability Service Standards
  • A minimum three years of experience in areas of practice (such as disability employment, vocational rehabilitation, assistive technology, workplace modifications and access).
  • National Criminal History Record Check (Police Clearance), NDIS Worker Screening Check, and Working with Children Check
  • Evidence of approved ATAGI COVID Vaccinations, or a valid exemption. as required from the relevant government health authority
  • Current unrestricted driver's license and access to a car
  • A current first aid certificate

About Maxima

With over 60 branches nationally and 600 staff, Maxima is a leading not-for-profit organization. Maxima has a 35 year history and a diverse approach to supporting our communities. We connect people to meaningful employment, manage traineeships and apprenticeships for employers, support, and work alongside First Nations Peoples to create training and employment opportunities, and provide a range of employment, NDIS plan support coordination, and health services to people living with a disability. 

Culture and Benefits

At Maxima we distinguish ourselves by offering a supportive working environment. Be welcomed into a culture of continuous improvement and endless learning opportunities.

  • Attractive tax-free benefits  
  • Professional, community-focused and participant-centered team culture
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Continuous training and development; including a structured allied health PD program
  • Reward and recognition program
  • Regular team building activities
  • Healthy lifestyle benefits
  • Paid volunteer leave

How to Apply

Click ‘Apply Now’ to complete our online application form and attach a copy of your resume and cover letter.

 

Maxima believes in the strength of a diverse workforce. We welcome applicants who have a disability, identify as First Nations, are from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or are members of the LGBTQIA+ community. The life experiences of our employees help us build strong relationships with our customers and enables us to deliver services that benefit all members of our community.

If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call (1300 669 859) or email recruitment@maxima.com.au and advise us of your preferred method of communication.

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