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Occupational Therapist - Port Pirie

The Benevolent Society

Our Story

Supporting Australians since 1813 – At The Benevolent Society we believe that all Australians deserve to live life their way which is why we’ve always been at the forefront of social change. We provide support services to children, young people and families, older Australians, carers, and people with disability to enable people to live life on their terms.

Your Role

We are seeking an occupational therapist to join our multi-disciplinary disability services team and support clients in Port Pirie - working flexibly to offer services in client homes, community settings and our offices. This is your opportunity to have a positive impact on the lives of disability.

We will provide you relocation assistance as you move to an exciting career journey with us.

Who are you?

Being an experienced OT or someone with less experience, you are passionate about supporting people with a disability and bring your skills to achieve their goals. You thrive in a flexible, person-centred and strengths-based way across a diverse range of settings to meet client needs. You demonstrate genuine respect for all people regardless of their disability, culture, age, gender, sexual orientation. You are super keen to contribute to our friendly and supportive culture.

What’s in it for you?

We support people to live their best life and our tagline ‘Your life. Your way.’ summarises our perspective. This also refers to you, our employee. Here are a few things you might be interested in:

  • Access to great professional development including fortnightly individual clinical supervision (more for new graduates), monthly Communities of Practice, and a range of other learning opportunities tailored to you
  • Supporting a diverse range of clients from children to adults, through our range of disability programs funded by the NDIS, state education departments and other government programs
  • Working in a truly multi-disciplinary team of OTs, Speech Pathologists, Behaviour Support Practitioners, Psychologists and Support Coordinators to deliver outcomes for clients
  • Strong career advancement including annual selection process for Senior practitioner roles, management pathways, and transfer and secondment opportunities across TBS programs and locations.
  • Flexible working conditions with part-time and remote working arrangements supported and mobile working tools supplied
  • A focus on work / life balance with access to monthly Accrued Days Off
  • Competitive remuneration with access to salary packaging of up to $15,900 per year and novated car leases
  • Realistic performance targets with lots of support as you build your caseload and experience
  • Options to purchase up to 2 weeks of annual leave, access to long service leave after 5 years, paid parental leave, employee assistance program, discount fitness membership.
  • 2 days of extra leave for completing 1 year of service.

What do you need for success?

You’ll obviously need to be an AHPRA registered occupational therapist. You’ll need at least two years of experience to keep up with this incredible team. You’ll be supporting NDIS clients so an understanding of the NDIS and a passion for working with people with a disability is a big plus. Besides, you will have:

  • Willingness to contribute to and develop your professional skills through our internal practice communities
  • Great communication skills to produce quality written work
  • Current driver's licence (cars provided) and willingness to travel to clients

Interested?

If you want to be part of an amazing team and ready to build your best life? Apply online today!

Call Flora on 0418 214 688 if you would like to know more.

TBS is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce that reflects the communities and people we support and advocate for. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people of all ages, identity and abilities. We pride ourselves on being a client and child safe organisation and as such all our staff and volunteers go through security screening relevant to the role.

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