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Occupational Therapist

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Job Description

External Relationships:

  • NDIS participants/families, NDIS Stakeholders such as Support Coordinators and other professionals.

Key Accountabilities, Responsibilities & Deliverables

  • Plan, deliver and evaluate Occupational Therapy services to NDIS participants which help them achieve their NDIS goals.
  • Support NDIS participants’ inclusion and participation in the community.
  • Provide services and supports in collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and ability to provide services and supports within the parameters of the participant’s available NDIS funding.
  • Participate in regular professional development opportunities to keep up with current developments.
  • Fulfil administrative requirements such as data collection and note-taking.
  • When assigned, supervise and train assistants, volunteers and students, ensuring the maintenance of professional, clinical, ethical and safety standards.
  • Ensure compliance with PRS duty of care (code of practice) and NDIS Code of Conduct.
  • Ensure services meet quality service standards and NDIS guidelines.

Qualifications & Knowledge/Experience

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy).

Technical Competencies

  • Demonstrate knowledge of occupational therapy assessment tools relevant to role/sector.
  • Demonstrate an ability to assess the equipment needs of a participant in relation to daily activities including; sitting, sleeping, safe transport and personal care.
  • Assess the need for modifications to home and other environments accessed by people with a developmental, intellectual or physical disability.
  • Use appropriate assessment check list and follow prescription requirements and process when prescribing or recommending equipment such as Wheelchairs.
  • Demonstrate ability to prescribe adaptive equipment and assistive devices to facilitate and enhance occupational performance.
  • Demonstrate a range of intervention strategies to address needs that relate to activities of daily living, functional performance, fine motor skills, motor planning, sensory processing and integration.

Behavioural Competencies

  • A commitment to a person-centred approach.
  • Excellent skills in collaboration and demonstrated skills in working in a multidisciplinary team.
  • A commitment to the inclusion and participation of people who have a disability within their local and natural communities.
  • The ability to work independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A commitment to ongoing development of skills and capabilities.
  • A commitment to using evidence as a basis for practice.

Licenses and Accreditations

  • NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.
  • Working with Children’s check.
  • Current Driver’s license.
  • Current AHPRA registration.

Job Description

External Relationships:

  • NDIS participants/families, NDIS Stakeholders such as Support Coordinators and other professionals.

Key Accountabilities, Responsibilities & Deliverables

  • Plan, deliver and evaluate Occupational Therapy services to NDIS participants which help them achieve their NDIS goals.
  • Support NDIS participants’ inclusion and participation in the community.
  • Provide services and supports in collaboration with key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and ability to provide services and supports within the parameters of the participant’s available NDIS funding.
  • Participate in regular professional development opportunities to keep up with current developments.
  • Fulfil administrative requirements such as data collection and note-taking.
  • When assigned, supervise and train assistants, volunteers and students, ensuring the maintenance of professional, clinical, ethical and safety standards.
  • Ensure compliance with PRS duty of care (code of practice) and NDIS Code of Conduct.
  • Ensure services meet quality service standards and NDIS guidelines.

Qualifications & Knowledge/Experience

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy).

Technical Competencies

  • Demonstrate knowledge of occupational therapy assessment tools relevant to role/sector.
  • Demonstrate an ability to assess the equipment needs of a participant in relation to daily activities including; sitting, sleeping, safe transport and personal care.
  • Assess the need for modifications to home and other environments accessed by people with a developmental, intellectual or physical disability.
  • Use appropriate assessment check list and follow prescription requirements and process when prescribing or recommending equipment such as Wheelchairs.
  • Demonstrate ability to prescribe adaptive equipment and assistive devices to facilitate and enhance occupational performance.
  • Demonstrate a range of intervention strategies to address needs that relate to activities of daily living, functional performance, fine motor skills, motor planning, sensory processing and integration.

Behavioural Competencies

  • A commitment to a person-centred approach.
  • Excellent skills in collaboration and demonstrated skills in working in a multidisciplinary team.
  • A commitment to the inclusion and participation of people who have a disability within their local and natural communities.
  • The ability to work independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A commitment to ongoing development of skills and capabilities.
  • A commitment to using evidence as a basis for practice.

Licenses and Accreditations

  • NDIS Worker Screening Clearance.
  • Working with Children’s check.
  • Current Driver’s license.
  • Current AHPRA registration.
What We Offer

Change Lives The Supported Way

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Rewarding Careers in NDIS Healthcare & Wellbeing

Regarded as a high quality provider & industry leader we're seeking passionate professionals to join our team and make a meaningful impact. We're looking for exceptional Allied Health Professionals to contribute to our mission of empowering individuals and communities and setting the benchmark for excellence in quality of support.

Elevate Your Career & Expertise

As a team member, you'll use your specialised skills and knowledge to deliver the highest care. We're committed to your ongoing professional development and support, so you can continuously enhance your expertise and stay ahead of industry advancements. We truly believe in supporting you genuine career advancement opportunities should you desire that.

Meaningful Work, Lasting Impact

Join our mission to transform lives and create a healthier, more inclusive society. Your dedication and expertise will empower participants to achieve their goals and live their best lives. Experience the profound satisfaction of making a tangible difference while being supported in return. At PRS Support, you're not just a number to us.

Easy KPI's, Rewarding Bonuses, Supporting Work Life Balance

We believe easy to achieve KPI's help you focus on the support you provide without undue pressure. In recognition of any extra contributions, we offer a generous bonus structure. We also believe in healthy work life balance so you can support participants with your best, not just today but for the long term.

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Common Questions

Why PRS Support is the ideal place to start your career.

We offer various roles ranging from Allied Health Professionals and Support Coordinators to administrative and management positions.

The requirements vary by role but generally include relevant qualifications and/or professional experience in disability support or allied health fields.

We provide extensive training programmes, professional development courses, and continuous learning opportunities to help our team grow their skills and advance their careers.

Our culture is grounded in innovation, collaboration, and a deep commitment to enhancing the lives of those we support. We value diversity, inclusion, and a positive work environment where everyone is respected and valued.

Yes, we actively encourage and support career advancement within the organisation. Employees are given opportunities to lead projects, take on new responsibilities, and move into higher roles.

We offer flexible working arrangements, supportive workplace policies, and considerate scheduling to ensure our team members can maintain a healthy work-life balance.

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