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Occupational Therapist


We are looking to expand our organisation to include Allied Health!

We are currently searching for a professional, qualified and passionate Occupational Therapist with a focus on mental health and dual-disability to join our multidisciplinary team.

The successful candidate will be providing assessments, therapy and capacity building services. The role requires someone that is passionate about working with adults and young people with disabilities and mental health; and will work closely to help our clients and their families establish and reach achievable goals. In addition, you will be required to develop individualised and comprehensive accommodation and housing reports to fill the much-needed gap in disability and mental health.

We are excited to be expanding the business and creating new opportunities for people dedicated to expanding their career and networks.

You will:

  • Have the opportunity to work with and build clinical skills through a varied caseload.
  • Have access to commonly required resources.
  • Have a manageable caseload.
  • Have ongoing support from management and administration team members.
  • Receive a laptop, and car/travel allowance.
  • Have flexible working hours to encourage work-life balance

About Us

AmeCare is an NDIS-registered agency supporting people with mental health conditions and disabilities, with a focus on complex needs and dual disabilities.

We pride ourselves on being passionate and dedicated to meeting our participants' immediate needs, building independence and supporting emotional well-being.

We strive to develop and maintain community connections and foster good relationships with a range of young people and adults from diverse backgrounds.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity and values of our business to ensure we can support each participant's individual needs and wants.

Our head office is based in Bundoora however our service expands all over Melbourne.

About You

  • 1-2 years’ experience as an OT preferable (graduates encouraged to apply)
  • NDIS experience preferable
  • Willing to help develop our allied health service
  • Current driver's license and vehicle
  • A great attitude and ability to work in a team environment
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

To be eligible for the position:

  • Currently hold a valid AHPRA registration
  • A tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • A criminal record check completed within the last 3 months must be supplied. When an employee has lived outside of Australia for 12 months or more within the last 10-year period, an international check must also be supplied on request.
  • Hold a current Working with Children’s Check
  • Applicants with previous experience in a similar role will be preferred
  • Confident supporting people with complex needs, with good knowledge and understanding of disability, mental health, and/or community care sectors
  • MUST have excellent computer skills (including email etiquette and resource development)
  • Have sound written skills
  • Be willing to travel all over Melbourne

Please note, we are looking for people who want to establish themselves, grow with our business and are interested in developing their own professionalism.

This role will be offered on a causal/part-time basis, with the view of loyal and dedicated employees progressing through the organisation to a full-time role as the business expands.

Please email all CV's and cover letters to Violeta Taleski at hr@amecare.com.au by 22nd September 2021.

We look forward to hearing from you !

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