Locum Occupational Therapist – Oodles Therapy – Katherine

  • Salary 90k-120k pro rata; based on experience.
  • Accommodation allowance available
  • 3-6 months locum position
Why Oodles Therapy?
Oodles Therapy is an emerging allied health private practice based on Jawoyn land in Katherine in the Northern Territory. Currently comprising of occupational therapy and speech pathology services, Oodles Therapy is a clinic-based service, however, also engages with clients in community settings such as schools, homes, and workplaces.
What’s in it for you?
  • Initial 3-6 months maternity cover with option to extend.
  • Start date flexible; aiming for around February 2024.
  • Up to $3,500 for relocation
  • Accommodation allowance available
  • Salary 80k-120k pro rata; based on experience.
  • Opportunity for remote and community work
  • 6 weeks annual leave pro rata with 17.5% leave loading
What’s the role?
  • Engage in OT specific and transdisciplinary assessment, intervention, and planning for clients across the lifespan, including ECEI, NDIS, Aged Care and privately funded clients
  • Provide high quality, meaningful and culturally safe services to clients
  • Maintain responsibility for a caseload of clients in line with Oodles Therapy and funding requirements
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with clients, families, team members and other key stakeholders
  • Utilise a strengths-based, client centred approach to support a client to identify their goals
  • Complete ADL (activity of daily living), FCA (functional capacity assessments) and SIL (supported independent living) assessments within the client’s home or other
Is this the right role for you?
  • Bachelor or Master of Occupational Therapy (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 2 years experience
  • Registration with AHPRA
  • Current driver’s license
  • Ochre Card (NT Working with Children’s Check)
  • Police Check (to be completed by Oodles Therapy with your permission)
  • Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check (to be completed by Oodles Therapy with your permission)
  • Commitment to providing allied health services in remote areas, including willingness to relocate/live in Katherine, N
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 or email recruitment@ntphn.org.au

Job Information

Job Reference: AD-1123
Salary: $90,000 - $120,000
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Medical and Nursing
Job Locations: Big Rivers
Job Types: Allied Health
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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.

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

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$90,000 - $120,000
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