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Graduate Occupational Therapist

Last update 2024-04-18
Expires 2024-04-17
ID #2101203371
Free
Graduate Occupational Therapist
Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra,
Modified April 4, 2024

Description

Job Description Connect2 Care started as a passion for two physiotherapists & has now become one of the fastest-growing allied health companies in Australia, with services nationwide.  As a registered NDIS health provider, Connect2 Care provides a range of community-based, allied health services to people of all ages & of all abilities.

Growing every day, with opportunities bubbling at every corner, Connect2 Care is invested in delivering best-practice therapy to its clients.

We also want to ensure their therapists feel satisfied & motivated to come to work every day.

Our team is a beautiful group of like-minded individuals working together to fulfil the same mission; to empower people to reach their personal goals.

The New Grad Program Connect2 Care has developed & specifically tailored a "New Graduate Program" to make the transition smoother for new graduates entering the workplace.

The Program fully supports recent graduates, enabling them to acquire the skills needed to launch them into a successful career.

Spanning over 12 months & starting from the moment you step through our doors.

In the first week, you will complete a weeklong induction, provided with all of the information needed to start your journey at Connect2 Care.

This week, new graduates will shadow other clinicians, meet the team, & familiarise themselves with the centre, along with Connect2 Care policies & procedures.

You will then ease into a small caseload, gradually increasing over time.

All new graduates are allocated a clinical lead who will be a mentor for the entirety of their program.

You will meet with your lead weekly, who will answer your questions, help you prepare for the week ahead, and work through client presentations, etc.

Ultimately the clinical lead is there to support you & your journey, placing you firmly on a pathway to becoming a confident & skilled clinician.

Connect2 Care is fortunate to be surrounded by a wealth of knowledge, with each staff member bringing different & unique learning experiences to the company.

As we have over 100 therapists, with some having specialties in certain areas of clinical practice, you will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge & learn from the best.

It does not end there! Connect2 Care also offers the following to new graduates to help ease their transition into the workforce: 24-hour access to a Teams chat, which allows staff to ask questions at any time A buddy system, where each new graduate is teamed up with a more experienced Connect2 Care staff member who can provide guidance & additional support Mentoring sessions where discipline-specific groups meet & discuss a variety of cases External professional development allowance strongly encourages therapists to advance their knowledge & follow their passion The Role As a therapist at Connect2 Care, you will be joining a multidisciplinary team.

You will provide evidence-based services to people through multiple service delivery models, including telehealth, community visits, & centre-based services.

Referrals may come through the NDIS, Medicare or privately.

It is a mobile role, with the option to work from home or our hubs when not seeing clients.

The role will involve the following: Assessing and providing interventions for children & adults living with a range of disabilities Working within the NDIS to maximise clients level of function, capacity & social engagement Assisting clients with assistive technology assessment, recommendations and applications (in relevant fields) Timely documentation & report writing Managing a varied caseload Meeting company professional expectations (e.g.

meeting billables & effective client management) Attending meetings, supervision & personal development (as required) Building relationships with key stakeholders, including therapists, clients, & referral sources Working across leading software platforms & online tools This role presents a unique opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of others, resulting in one feeling mightily rewarded for their work.

Requirements To apply for the role, you will need to have or be able to obtain the following: Relevant Tertiary qualifications in related field Discipline-specific professional registration (e.g.

AHPRA/SPA) Working with Children Check (WWCC or Blue Card) NDIS Worker Screening Check Evidence of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid exemption) Police Check & International Police Check (only applicable to individuals who have lived overseas) Drivers licence & access to a reliable vehicle Car insurance Professional Indemnity & Public Liability insurance First Aid (optional) Required Qualities At Connect2 Care, we dont just look at your qualifications; we look at the person as a whole, ensuring you are the right fit for the role & company.

Connect2 Care values the following qualities in their employees: Embodies Connect2 Care values regarding excellence, integrity, innovation & respect Has a strong work ethic & professional manner Is a good communicator (both written and verbal) Highly organised, with exceptional time management & the ability to prioritise tasks Flexible, with the ability to adapt & respond to an ever-changing environment A go-getter attitude, showing initiative & a proactive approach to work Works well in a team Friendly, positive & has an approachable manner Is focussed on client-centred care, tailoring therapy to the needs of their client Exhibits & shows an understanding of inclusion & cultural sensitives Connect2 Care accepts clinicians with varying experience levels, from new graduates to senior therapists.

Support is offered to all therapists through a New Graduate Program, along with mentoring and supervision.

Benefits Connect2 Care fiercely believes that happiness is the key to success.

Knowing this, we place significant value on an exceptional work culture & a healthy work-life balance, hoping that our therapists love what they do! An open-door policy and ongoing opportunities to provide feedback on ways the company can improve are just examples of how the Connect2 Care leadership team engage with their therapists to ensure they feel satisfied and appreciated within their role.

We listen, we respond, & we act! Additional benefits of working at Connect2 Care include: Flexible working arrangements Achievable KPI bonuses Loyalty bonuses EAP (Employee Assistance Program) Benefits, discounts & rewards with premier retail & service partners Clearly defined career progression opportunities Comprehensive New Graduate Program Professional Development allowance Paid study leave Annual leave loading included Laptop & mobile phone Toll pass Opportunity to learn, & be supported by senior clinicians within multidisciplinary teams Guest speaker events covering interesting & relevant topics Social events, team building & well-being activities Opportunities to live & base yourself almost anywhere in Australia Unlimited drinks & snacks at all of our hubs Access to a library of online resources & assessment tools The Application Process If you are a good fit at Connect2 Care, we would love to hear from you! To view and apply for a role at Connect2 Care, please visit  Alternatively, if you would like to have a private and confidential conversation with someone from our Recruitment Team, please call.  Requirements To apply for the role, you will need to have or be able to obtain the following: Relevant Tertiary qualifications in related field.

Discipline-specific professional registration (e.g.

AHPRA/SPA) Working with Children Check (WWCC or Blue Card) NDIS Worker Screening Check Evidence of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid exemption) Police Check & International Police Check (only applicable to individuals who have lived overseas) Driver's licence & access to a reliable vehicle Car insurance Professional Indemnity & Public Liability insurance First Aid (optional) Required Qualities At Connect2 Care, we don't just look at your qualifications; we look at the person as a whole, ensuring you are the right fit for the role & company.

Connect2 Care values the following qualities in their employees: Embodies Connect2 Care values regarding excellence, integrity, innovation & respect Has a strong work ethic & professional manner Is a good communicator (both written and verbal) Highly organised, with exceptional time management & the ability to prioritise tasks Flexible, with the ability to adapt & respond to an ever-changing environment A go-getter attitude, showing initiative & a proactive approach to work Works well in a team Friendly, positive & has an approachable manner Is focussed on client-centred care, tailoring therapy to the needs of their client Exhibits & shows an understanding of inclusion & cultural sensitives Connect2 Care accepts clinicians with varying experience levels, from new graduates to senior therapists.

Support is offered to all therapists through a New Graduate Program, along with mentoring and supervision.

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Graduate occupational therapist
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