Occupational Therapist – Assistive Technology Services
Fulltime contract – to 30 June 2018 with possibility of extension
Location – Nedlands
Seeking Applications from Occupational Therapists to join the Independent Living Centre of WA.
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 to recruit an experienced occupational therapist to join our assistive technology service in a full time capacity.
This highly sought after position will work in the Assistive Technology Services team, to provide a high level of assistive technology support to people of all ages and abilities, their carers, service providers, educators and other health professionals.
This flexible and varied role will include;
- Provision of expert advice, assessment and prescription on a range of assistive technology, particularly computer access, switching and mounting equipment via phone, email, appointments and country visits.
- Building capacity of individuals, carers, support organisations, schools and other health professionals to support choice in the understanding and use of assistive technology.
- Provision of training in the area of assistive technology to individuals, organisations, schools and health professionals.
- Working with a diverse and highly motivated team of allied health and customer service backgrounds in a supportive environment.
The successful candidate will be a passionate, dynamic and innovative Occupational Therapist. They will be highly flexible and organised. Demonstration of a high levels of communication, problem solving and initiative are essential, as are time management skills.
The therapist will have a high level of clinical expertise and experience working with assistive technology and the various services and funding available to support assistive technology choice.
Register your interest today by submitting your resume, a cover letter, ILC Application form and a separate document addressing each selection criteria, in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the full position description and selection criteria, please click on the ” Occupational Therapist PD ATS” link below. We encourage you to contact Linda Tran, Service Coordinator on 9381 0600, to discuss the specifics of the position.
Please note applications that have not addressed the selection criteria will not be considered.
Applications close 15th September 2017, 5pm WST.
Only those with the right to live & work in Australia need apply.
No agency applications at this time.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.