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Occupational Therapist

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Geelong
Categories: Therapy

About Scope

Scope’s mission is to enable each person to live as an empowered and equal citizen. We support people with physical, intellectual and multiple disabilities and developmental delays to achieve their goals. Across Victoria, Scope provides services to thousands of people with a disability in more than 100 service locations.

Scope is a registered provider under the NDIS and delivers a range of services including supported independent living, short term accommodation (respite), lifestyle options and therapy.

Scope was recently named on the Australian Financial Review's Top 100 Most Innovative Companies' in Australia and New Zealand.

About The Role

  • Working in Geelong, support our clients in the following areas:

    • Paediatrics -  Sensory processing, gross and fine motor skills, self-care skills, emotional regulation and key worker support.
    • Adults - Functional assessments and  independent living skill building. Opportunities are available to develop specialist skills in the following areas if you are interested: Minor home modifications, housing assessments and assistive technology.
    • Opportunities exist in both the teams above - choose you area(s) of preference.

    In this role you will:

    • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team
    • Deliver person-centred services to people with disabilities

About You

  • You truly believe in our mission to enable each person we support to live as an equal and empowered citizen
  • You are an experienced clinician and have relevant experience in disability and/or paediatric services
  • You are committed to family and person centered approaches, strengths-based practices, and supporting inclusion and participation
  • You have excellent communication and team skills

Requirements

To be considered for this role, you must provide the following:

  • Current Driver’s License and your own vehicle
  • Satisfactory Working With Children's Check (Employee)
  • Registered with AHPRA 
  • Satisfactory National Police Check for 'Employment in Disability' (no more than twelve months old)

Scope as an Employer

Successful candidates will enjoy a range of staff benefits including flexibility to suit your work-life balance, continuous development and training, competitive remuneration and salary packaging, purchased annual leave scheme and a locally based, friendly team environment.  You will also get the unique chance to work for a highly respected organisation that is seeing the biggest change to the disability sector with the roll out of the NDIS.

Please direct enquiries to Andrea Curran-Bennett on  0448518662 or email acurran-bennett@scopeaust.org.au

By submitting a job application, prospective applicants are consenting to their details being checked against the Department of Health & Human Services, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme List.

If you have lived or worked for a continuous period of 12 months or more in another country within the last 10 years, a certified International Police Check from that country or countries will also be required.

Position Description

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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