Occupational Therapist

Job No: HH809
Location: Metro Area

Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Job Type: Fixed term Part Time (0.8 FTE until June 2021)
Location: Metro Area
Closing Date: 18th January 2021


About Us

Helping Hand is one of South Australia’s most highly recognised and respected aged care organisations. The not-for-profit has been providing services to older South Australians through home care, retirement living, respite and residential care for more than 65 years and employs more than 1400 people in Adelaide and across regional communities. Helping Hand is an innovator and leader in the field of aged care services - best known by our reputation for quality, choice and professionalism. Helping Hand is a values-based employer that understands the important contribution of our staff, our clients and our community.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for an Occupational Therapist to join our Allied Health team at Helping Hand on a fixed Term Part Time basis. Reporting to the Allied Health Senior, this position provides clinical Occupational Therapy interventions in client’s homes and residential care settings. The position is based within our Metro division and includes travel within the community and across Helping Hand’s metropolitan sites. 


To be considered for this position, it is essential to hold a current practicing Certificate as an Occupational Therapist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and can demonstrate experience in the following:


Skills & Experience

/ Demonstrated experience providing occupational therapy services to adult clients in rehabilitative environments.
/ Experience in assessing and evaluating functional needs of clients
/ Demonstrated understanding of clinical education principles
/ Demonstrated professional and organisational skills to efficiently meet the needs of clients, staff and other stakeholders
/ Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and the ability to be cross culturally sensitive.
/ Excellent verbal, written and electronic communication skills
/ Demonstrated commitment to continual professional and personal development
/ Ability to initiate and maintain effective working relationships at any level within a large-scale organisation.
/ Establish and monitor processes and standards to ensure excellent clinical customer service to clients.
/ Working knowledge of Aged Care systems will be highly regarded.

Benefits & Perks

As a valued member of Helping Hand we can offer you:
/ Excellent salary sacrifice benefits – Increase your take home pay;
/ Discounted Private Health insurance,
/ EAP - employee assistance program,
/ Ongoing training and development opportunities,
/ Supportive and friendly working environment,
/ Supportive and committed leadership.


To view the position description for this role, please click here.

For confidential enquiries please contact our Recruitment Team via careers@helpinghand.org.au. 


Applications close Monday 18th January 2021

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and hold a current national police check or be willing to obtain one. All current Helping Hand employees must notify their manager of their intent to apply

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