Occupational Therapist – OT Inspire – Alice Springs

  • Up to 7k for relocation assistance
  • Flexible working conditions
  • New graduates encouraged to apply

Why OT Inspire?
OT Inspire believe in making remote health accessible for all families. Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to travel throughout the Territory and work within a collaborative, fun and supportive environment. OT Inspire offers mentoring and supervision to new graduates, providing you with skills to facilitate career progression and achieving professional goals.

What’s in it for you?

  • A supportive, inclusive and fun team- who value team morale and social activities
  • Up to $7,000 for relocation assistance
  • A full induction period to ensure you feel comfortable in the role
  • An opportunity for a varied caseload, including NDIS, private and aged care clients- to help you find areas which you are passionate about and improve on clinical skills
  • Regular outreach trips to very remote communities throughout the Northern Territory
  • Learn and develop your skills around prescription of equipment and home modifications (OT)
  • Learn and develop your skills in mental health and/or occupational therapy
  • Annual professional development budget to further explore your own areas of interest in line with OT Inspire Australia values
  • The opportunity to engage in leadership roles, career advancement and specialty tasks/projects
  • Eligibility for scholarship and bursaries

What’s the role?

  • Provide evidence based, person centered assessment, clinical management and intervention to people with a cognitive, physical or psycho-social disability in line with NDIS goals
  • The prescription of Assistive Technology and recommendations for Home Modifications funded under the NDIS and other external funding agencies, this includes the preparation of funding applications
  • Ensure that program development and service delivery reflect the cultural and social diversity of the local community
  • OT Inspire specialises in assessment, intervention and evaluation of children, adolescents and adults to develop cognitive, motor, sensory and psychosocial skills in a supportive and enriching environment. Therapeutic services specialise in primarily disability and mental health issues

Is this the right role for you?

  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • An interest in Indigenous culture and remote health
  • Effective time management skills and a commitment to person centred care
  • The ability to work collaboratively within a supportive multi-disciplinary team

NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.

Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056

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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary:

Negotiable
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Job Type:

Allied Health

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