Occupational Therapist (Full Time & Part Time Position Available)

Job Location

Work from our new Wellness Centre - doors open August 2021!

Published By

Will & Way Therapy Services

Type of Job

Part-Time & Full-Time Position Available

Published Date

13 May 2021, 10:00:00 pm

About the job


What we are looking for


We are looking for two Occupational Therapists. One with experience working predominantly with people who have neurological and physical disabilities. The other with experience working with people who have intellectual disabilities and autism. Bonus points to anyone with a passion for supporting SDA / SIL / ILO applications!


We recently asked our team what characteristics they would value in a new team member. They listed the following:

  • Willingness to build genuine relationships within the team

  • Open to having a laugh and sharing snacks

  • Ability to admit mistakes and seek assistance when needed

  • Prioritisation of the team and client outcomes

  • Sharing of successes

  • Approachable and trustworthy

  • Fond of animals

If you tick these boxes, you will likely fit in well with our team!

Requirements

Skills & Experience


Must haves:

  • Experience working with people who have neurological conditions and / or physical disability OR experience working with people who have autism and / or intellectual disability

  • Genuine commitment to growing and promoting the service and contributing to the team

  • Ability to work autonomously

  • Excellent communication, organisation, problem solving and report writing skills

  • Strong commitment to continuous learning, teamwork, and a person-centred practice

  • Current driver's licence and reliable car

  • Unrestricted AHPRA registration

  • Willingness to undergo a Police Check and NDIS workers screen check

Desirables:

  • Clinical experience working as an Occupational Therapist in community settings

  • Experience in home modifications and equipment prescription

  • Experience in exploration of housing options and completion of SDA / SIL / ILO applications

  • Knowledge of the NDIS, Home Care Packages and TAC

  • Experience with time-based billing

Benefits

What's on offer

  • Full-time and part-time position available

  • Negotiable work hours: arrange your work week to suit you and your family (16 - 38 hours per week)

  • Access to your own desk at our new Wellness Centre

  • Opportunity to be part of developing a unique and exciting service within the Greater Geelong region

  • Access to a supportive, friendly, and experienced team

  • Access to supervision, mentoring and continuous professional development

  • Access to well-developed processes and admin support to allow you to focus on doing what you do best: being an OT

  • Genuine career progression, including opportunity for future leadership in areas of interest

  • Regular social get togethers

  • Competitive salary package, including base salary (pro rata):

+ Superannuation at 9.5%

+ Laptop and Apple watch to support work

+ Car / phone allowance

+ Paid parental leave

+ Support for relevant PD

About us

The Company


Will & Way Therapy Services Pty Ltd was established in 2018 with the aim to create a space where like-minded people could work, be supported, and thrive. We currently offer Occupational Therapy services to people over the age of 18, located in Geelong and the surrounding regions. Our areas of interest and expertise include equipment prescription, complex seating and sleeping supports, home modifications, development of independent living skills, cognitive assessment and intervention, exploration of housing options, and stroke and neurological rehabilitation. We also pride ourselves on our reports!


The Will & Way Wellness Centre


As a team we understand the value in working closely together and the impact of environments on wellbeing. Our Wellness Centre will offer a sanctuary from the chaos of everyday life. It will be a place where people can come together, escape the hustle and bustle, focus on their goals, and thrive!


Before we chose our space, we consulted our team to find out what was most important to them. They gave us a rather extensive wish list!

  • Free parking close to the front door

  • Own desks that can have personal touches added

  • Flexible floor plan

  • Large communal table for resource development and team meetings

  • Space for lots of indoor plants

  • Welcoming, friendly, and relaxing feel (not clinical)

  • Storage space for equipment / access to trial equipment

  • Functional spaces for skill building and groups

  • Family and pet friendly setup

  • Games room for both staff and their kids to enjoy

  • Access to outdoor private spaces and nature

  • Raised garden beds and BBQing facilities

  • Local location with café and food spots within 5 minutes’ drive

We are extremely proud to reveal that our new Wellness Centre will offer all of the above, plus a whole lot more!

Address

Geelong VIC, Australia