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Occupational Therapist - Melbourne Metro

Mind Australia
  • Work with a dynamic Allied Health team providing person-centred clinical support to clients with mental ill health
  • Fixed term 6 month role | Full time
  • Work from Home or Melbourne Metro Location

Mind Australia is one of the country’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre based and online services. We have been supporting people living with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years.

We provide practical and motivational support that helps people to develop the skills they need to move on, thrive and improve the quality of their lives. It’s an approach to mental health and wellbeing that looks at the whole person in the context of their daily life. Mind is committed to diversity and social inclusion.

About the role

Mind’s Fee for Service program operates within the local community providing recovery focused mental health services and wellbeing as well as ensuring customers and their families have the support and services they need to achieve their goals which reflect Mind’s Model of Recovery.

We are seeking a self-motivated, experienced Occupational Therapist for a fixed term 6 month, full time opportunity to provide allied health specific, transdisciplinary clinical services to customers with mental health related disability, dual disability and complex needs across metropolitan Melbourne. Working from home, you will demonstrate a commitment to delivering a meaningful client-focused, person-centered approach to service provision.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide therapeutic support services to customers including assessment, diagnosis, brief intervention, treatment planning and evaluation, and education and research in line with professional and National Standards.
  • Complete assistive technology and home modification assessments and quotations to support individual goals and independence of customers.
  • Utilise professional judgement to complex cases adapting routine clinical practice based on valid and reliable evidence for customers with complex needs.
  • Collaborate with a range of services and the community to ensure a co-ordinated and integrated response to the client’s recovery goals.

What you’ll bring

  • Tertiary degree qualification in Occupation Therapy or other health related field with the ability to obtain registration with AHPRA.
  • Expertise in working with people with mental health issues, complex needs and interacting with families and carers.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Community Services sector and ability to build strong relationships with service providers and key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritise to meet customer service delivery requirements.

Benefits

  • Attractive Not For Profit Salary Packaging benefits.
  • Flexible work arrangements - opportunity to work from home.
  • Monthly Rostered Day Off.
  • Learning, development and career opportunities.

Interested?

To obtain a position description and apply online click Apply Now - reference number 14510.

We welcome applications from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental ill health and recovery, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The successful applicant is required to complete comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check.

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