Occupational Therapist (Grants/ Clinical Advisor)

ILC WA is a leading provider of information, advice, assessment, training, funding and hire services that enable Western Australians of all ages and abilities to live more independent and fulfilling lives.

We are currently looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist to support development and the delivery of the Equipment Grants Program, and NDIS Clinical Advisory service. You will be working with individuals, carers, support organisations, staff and funding bodies to ensure optimal outcomes for individuals accessing the ILC services.

THE ROLE

This highly sought after position is predominantly non client facing, working within a small but cohesive team to review and assess equipment grant applications and NDIS AT applications, providing a high level of home modifications/ assistive technology advice and support to people of all ages and abilities. The role involves using your skills and expertise to build capacity of the individual, and the wider sector, with possibility of a broader scope of activities in the future.

This flexible and varied role will include:

  • Providing consumers, carers, health professionals, and service providers with advice on assistive technology, equipment, resources and navigation of most appropriate funding pathways.
  • Assessment and processing of grant and NDIS AT applications, using your expertise and clinical reasoning.
  • Assist with the coordination, planning, reporting, delivery and evaluation of equipment grant applications processes.
  • Prepare written documentation for panel assessment and reporting purposes.
  • Attending and assisting with the organisation of advisory group meetings, both internal and external.
  • Participating within the team and wider organisation on identifying new service development and growth opportunities and assisting with the implementation of these.

THE CANDIDATE

The successful candidate will be a dynamic and innovative occupational therapist.  You will have a high level of understanding of the needs of a wide range of people including children with disabilities to the elderly particularly in the areas of assistive technology and environmental design and be able to apply this when reviewing applications. Excellent communication, problem solving and initiative are essential, as are time management skills. Given this position is office based, the successful candidate will also have excellent computer skills, and learn new skills quickly.

TO APPLY

  • Provide a curriculum vitae that demonstrates your relevant work experience and suitability for the role.
  • In no more than two pages demonstrate, with examples, how you are suitable for the role in the context of the work related requirements.

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Occupational Therapist Position Description

Applications close Monday COB 09 December 2019 (WAST)

Only those with the right to live & work in Australia need apply.

No agency applications at this time.

We encourage you to contact Jenny Bishop, Service Coordinator (08) 08 9381 0600 or Jenny.Bishop@ilc.com.au, to discuss the specifics of the position.

View full Position Description view at ” Work For Us” https://ilc.com.au/about/work/ or email hr@ilc.com.au

* Please note, applications that do not comply with the application instructions will not be considered.

 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.