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Community Occupational Therapist - Sydney Metro, NSW

Job Requisition Number:  6002
Date:  20-Jul-2021
Location: 

NSW, AU

Will you actively create a healthier future for tomorrow?

 

At Medibank, we’re encouraged to think big. With a clear purpose to impact better health outcomes for our customers, patients and our community.

 

HealthStrong - our Allied Health service

 

HealthStrong is Medibank's allied health provider delivering care to individuals in their home, wherever that might be for them, right across Australia.  Being part of our Homecare division and operations nationally, you’re in control of where your career takes you.

 

The Opportunity


This is an exciting time of growth for us in Healthstrong, and a great opportunity for you to join us in enabling more Australians to receive quality care in their own home by providing Occupational Therapist services within Sydney Metro ( South and Inner West)

 

We are currently able to offer either full time or part time positions, providing flexibility for those that might be studying part time, individuals looking for a better work life balance, or those interested in something a little different.

 

Your objective will be providing high quality, evidence-based occupational therapy services to help our clients optimise their independence and quality of life in their own home.

 

Your role will be to undertake home-based assessments to inform appropriate recommendations, interventions and evaluations. You will have the opportunity to improve our client’s quality of life and independence through effective home modifications recommendations, equipment or assistive technology prescription and/or therapeutic interventions.

 

You will have the opportunity to be a part of a large multidisciplinary team consisting of physiotherapists, occupational therapists, podiatrists, dieticians and exercise physiologist, focused on the care and support of patients across our community.    

 

Being part of the Medibank group, you will also have an exceptional opportunity to guide your future career path either within HealthStrong, diversifying or stepping up into new roles, or across our other Homecare businesses, HSS and CareComplete. The opportunities to expand your clinical skill set or into managerial or other non-clinical roles with HealthStrong and the Medibank family are endless.

 

 

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing clinical care to your clients with a view to maximising their functional capacity, achieving their goals, and optimising their health, function and independence long term.
  • Undertaking independent efficient, effective, evidence-based home assessments
  • Producing a high level of professionalism with report writing skills.
  • To Adhere to reporting timeline requirements for each service
  • Delivering services effectively and efficiently in partnership with our scheduling team..
  • You will also be flexible, adjusting your approach to meet our business and customer demands where necessary.
  • Ensuring our clients and customers receive an exceptional experience through the great clinical care you provide. You will build and maintain positive relationships with your clients and our customers.
  • Ensuring delivery of services according to the requirements of our funders, referrers, hospital and/or specialists, as set out within our processes and procedures.
  • Work collaboratively within our multidisciplinary team, supporting each other to deliver a high level of quality clinical care to our clients.
  • Living and breathing our values everyday: Customer First. Own it, Do it. Show Heart. One Team.


About You

As a passionate Occupational Therapist, you are committed to providing best practice care to ensure our clients wellbeing.  You will love being on the road each day, providing care in client’s homes autonomously. You will demonstrate your ability to build relationships across all aspects of your role and make professional contributions to a multidisciplinary environment, all while furthering your own professional development.

 

You will also have:

  • Degree or Post Graduate Qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • At least 2 years’ experience within a community setting
  • Experience undertaking home assessments and home modifications and equipment prescription
  • Full registration with AHPRA
  • Reliable, registered vehicle with comprehensive insurance


What We Offer

 

As an employee you’re entitled to an array of both HealthStrong and Medibank benefits, including:

  • Excellent remuneration based on experience
  • $1,000 CPD annual allowance
  • Reimbursement for travel
  • Private Health Insurance subsidy and discounts on Travel, Life and Pet Insurances
  • 14-weeks paid parental leave for all eligible employees, regardless of whether you are the primary or secondary carer – in fact, we’re the proud winners of the number one workplace for dads.
  • One day of paid community leave per year
     

Interested in other opportunities or want to find out more about HealthStrong visit HealthStrong Careers

 

 

A career with us

 

With flexible working options, our people have choice in how and where they work. We’re also committed to supporting better accessibility for our customers and our people. If we call you to discuss this role, you’ll also get the opportunity to chat about any adjustments.

 

To start small and impact bigger.


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