ADSSI Limited has provided home and community services for over 35 years. Spanning across four locations in the Hunter and the Central Coast, we’re a big organisation loaded with career opportunities, ranging from entry-level and traineeships to corporate and executive roles.
Together, our brands (Adssi In-home Support, Beresfield Community Care, Dungog & District Neighbourcare and Maitland Community Care Services) are an award-winning workplace. We deliver in-home aged and disability care services, including household help, personal care, respite, shopping, allied therapies, nursing, transport, social and community access, home modifications and maintenance.
Through our programs and a dedicated team of staff and volunteers, we support thousands of Australians to remain living safely and independently in their home and the local community.
About the Role
Are you a new graduate, early career or experienced OT looking for a new challenge? We have a great opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our experienced team on either a part-time or full-time basis. You will be responsible for providing high quality community based services to clients under Aged Care (Commonwealth Home Support Program, Home Care Packages, and Short Term Restorative Care) and National Disability Insurance Scheme funding. The service aims to promote functional independence built on restorative and reablement principles to enable clients to remain living their best life at home.
In this role you will be required to complete:
- Functional assessments
- Equipment and Assistive Technology prescription
- Minor and major home modifications
- Falls prevention
- Manual handling education
The benefits of this role:
- You will experience a client base with a range of individual needs and complexities tailored to meet your current experience level.
- You will be supported by an experienced team with regular monthly supervision and allowances for ongoing CPD.
- You will be provided with computer, iPad, mobile phone, and other required technologies.
- You will have access to fleet vehicles to attend home visits.
You will have flexible working arrangements including working from home opportunities.
You could be either a new graduate keen to get started in your career or an experienced professional looking for a new challenge.
You’ll need tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy and experience in conducting assessments and working collaboratively with all parties involved to achieve positive participation and service outcomes.
- Current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration
- Demonstrated experience, or a keen interest in working with the elderly, younger people who live with disability or people with dementia and their carers
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Exceptional organisational and time management skills, with the ability to manage your caseload
- Strong problem-solving skills with a solution-focused style and approach
- Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team, as well as a demonstrated ability to work autonomously
- Current NSW Driver Licence and a safe driving record
- A current NDIS Worker Check (or willingness to obtain)
- Evidence of COVID-19 Vaccinations (including COVID-19 Booster)
Why work with ADSSI?
- $1000 in sign on bonuses
- Eligible for $15,900 not-for-profit salary packaging plus a $2,600 meal entertainment card annually.
- Voice Project awarded ADSSI Limited a “Best Workplace Award” in 2021, with staff engagement measured as exceptional at 92%
- Paid bonus schemes, e.g. $500 for referring a friend (conditions apply).
- Continuous learning and development opportunities to build a personalised career pathway.
- Employees are also provided with a mobile phone, a uniform, PPE, access to flexible working conditions, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and a paid ADSSI day each year.
We support diversity and inclusion in all our workplaces. Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with a multicultural background, people who live with disability or members of the LGBTIQ community.
How to Apply
Click on the “Apply Now” link to submit your application.
For further information, please contact Karen Christensen, Manager – Allied Health, on 0448 988 206.
We are situated on Darkinjung, Wonnarua, Awabakal and Gringai lands and acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of this land. We pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and future, and recognise their continuing connection and contribution to this land.