Location: Mackay, Queensland
We are seeking a passionate, energetic and caring professional with a “can do” attitude, who truly want to make a difference in the lives of people with a disability.
How we get the job done
In Mackay we are fortunate to assist a diverse range of NDIS participants in our Supported Independent Living, Community Access, Programs and Respite Accommodation services. Our clients have a range of disabilities and challenging behaviours. We are seeking professionals who are resilient and have a sound understanding of the importance of supporting people in line with our commitment to the NDIS practice standards.
The allied health team provides quality support to people with a disability to improve the outcomes of its service users through implementation of appropriate supports, including therapy-based interventions and living adjustments.
How you will interact with people and other benefits
Being part of Engedi means you are making a difference in people's lives. Our team is made up of people who care and who are committed to enriching the lives of our clients.
Other benefits include:
- Competitive hourly rate for experienced practitioners with opportunities for fortnightly bonuses
- Supportive and empowering management team
- Salary Sacrificing
- Relocation benefits are an option
- Professional development allowance
- Payment of fees for insurance and professional memberships
- Flexible working arrangements
Who we are and why we do it
We are people who care. Engedi provides support to people with a disability, their families and communities. Our clients receive services designed to meet their everyday needs and support them to achieve their goals. Our workforce is committed to providing service that is caring, reliable, responsive, flexible, friendly and empathetic. We believe that everyone should have equal opportunities. We advocate for everyone to have a voice. We do this by providing our clients access to quality services and dedicated professionals who can make a real difference in client lives.
Responsibilities will include:
- Day to day you will support our valued clients to improve their quality of life
- Completion of all necessary assessments, report writing and interventions to improve all areas of daily living, community based services, mobility and home safety
- Communicating assessed needs clearly and precisely to Service User / family / stakeholders including NDIS within appropriate time frames
- Supporting our clients to engage with their local communities and culture
- Nurturing dignity, autonomy and positive self-esteem
What you will bring to make a difference in other's lives
- Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy
- Demonstrated experience
- Current registration with APHRA
- Strong communication skills both written and verbal
- Current drivers licence (mandatory requirement)
- Current Blue Card (mandatory requirement)
- NDIS disability worker screening clearance (mandatory requirement)
- NDIS Worker Orientation Module (mandatory requirement)
- Current First Aid certificate
Join Us - Next steps
For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Pauline Sayce 0405 828 879
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be actively shortlisting during the advertising period and reserve the right to close this advert prior to the advertised date.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome, actively support and promote the employment of people from diverse groups, including: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities (DGSS); culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) people; older people; and other diverse groups.
As part of our process selected applicants will be required to undergo employment screening and probity checks prior to commencing.