Community Health services for adults over 18 yearsNot-for-Profit organisationGenerous salary packagingFlexible working arrangementsCollaborative, supportive, and experienced teamStrong clinical supervision structure and professional development opportunitiesEven though this role is Full-Time, reduced Part-Time applicants will be considered The OpportunityWe are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Grade 1 or Grade 2 Occupational Therapist to join our community-based team, consisting of Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists and Allied Health Assistants. We encourage Occupational Therapists who are early in their career and looking to work in a team with a proven culture of success, diverse skills and experience and with a strong clinical supervision structure.With a case mix variety including aged care, chronic disease, progressive neurological, palliative care and disability, this position provides a great opportunity to develop clinical skills and best practice within the area of community health services.You will have a thorough induction, regular clinical supervision from experienced clinicians (G2 & G3) and continuing professional development opportunities.  If you have great communication skills and enjoy working collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will love working with us. ResponsibilitiesIndependently and effectively manage a community Occupational Therapy caseload of clients with complex, chronic and lifelong conditions including; progressive neurological disease, disability, aged care and palliative care.Provision of OT services that may include the following: assessment and management of prescription of assistive technology; minor and major home; vehicle modifications; home safety and functional assessments; postural assessment and intervention for seating; cognitive assessment and intervention; independent living skills training, community access and carer education/training.Work with eligible clients from various funding streams including HACC, My Aged Care/CHSP, Home Care Package, NDISWork as an effective member of the Occupational therapy/Speech pathology team and wider multidisciplinary teamProvide high quality, accessible, flexible and client-centred servicesWork with diverse, vulnerable and disadvantaged community groupsEngage with the community and external stakeholdersProvide supervision and mentoring to Occupational Therapy students and Allied Health AssistantsParticipate in ongoing service developmentReports directly to the Manager of Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology Services Skills & ExperienceBachelor of Occupational Therapy (or equivalent) and hold current registration with AHPRAExperience working in either aged care, chronic disease or disability highly valuedDemonstrated organisational ability in time and caseload management and to work autonomously.Demonstrated commitment to evidence based practice and ability to translate this in to practice.Demonstrated ability to show initiative and flexibility.Demonstrated commitment to client focus and interdisciplinary approach to service provision.SWEP registration (Green, Amber or Red)Meet key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.Current driver’s license Culture & BenefitsPeople love working at Access Health & Community because we offer:a strong supervision framework, including regular individual and peer supervisiona commitment to ongoing Professional Development and career growthA positive team cultureA dedicated, supportive and caring staffgenerous salary packaging opportunitiesa commitment to work-life balanceflexible work from home arrangements, established telehealth work practices, comprehensive IT support, and focus on staff wellbeing and healthopportunity to purchase additional leavepaid parental leaveannual leave loadingmonthly RDO (for full time employees) About Access Health & CommunityWe are a not- for-profit community health organisation operating in 16 locations across Melbourne.  With caring at our centre, our mission is to build healthier lives together with our communities and deliver excellent health services for all.  AccessHC delivers medical, health and community services for all ages.  We employ over 300 employees across Eastern Melbourne. To ApplyPlease submit your application here including your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.  Please refer to the position descriptions on the website for the key selection criteria and further information: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/.Applications close: 14th August 2022 Access Health and Community is a Child Safe OrganisationAccess Health and Community is committed to protecting the health and safety of our workers and those who attend our services.  As per Access policy and the Victorian Government public health order, successful applicants will need to provide evidence of their COVID Vaccination prior to appointment.Access Health and Community is a provider of disability services. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a NDIS Screening Check and if necessary, an International Police check prior to any appointment. Access Health and Community actively encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples and people from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background Position Description - Grade 1 Occupational TherapistPosition Description - Grade 2 Occupational Therapist 50 AUD Doncaster 3108