Allied Health Workers - Me Well NEMA

Employment status
Full time and part time
Classification and Salary
$76,007 pa pro rata + super + allowance
Hours
Monday – Friday business hours
Contract Details
12 month Maximum Term Contract
Closing date for applications: Sunday 28 May 2017
Position overview

The primary role of the Allied Health Worker is to draw on discipline skills to provide targeted assessment and therapeutic interventions to customers and their families as outlined in their NDIS plan.

We're looking for:

  • 1 x Occupational Therapist
  • 1 x Social Worker/Psychologist

 

 

 

 

The Allied Health Worker will have a background in Occupational Therapy, Social Work and/or Psychology and draw on this to provide NDIS Service provision in the North East Melbourne Area (NEMA).

The primary role of the Allied Health Worker is to draw on discipline skills to provide targeted assessment and therapeutic interventions to customers’ and their families as outlined in their NDIS plan. They will work collaboratively with the customer, family/carers, Support Coordinators and other providers to deliver a high quality and responsive service.

The Allied Health Worker will operate in the NDIS framework to support customers with a severe and persistent mental illness/psychiatric disability to work towards their recovery and meet their identified goals.

  • Provide targeted assessment with customers as outlined in their NDIS plan. This may include assessment of functional living skills, community access, cognition, reading and literacy, behaviour, sensory processing, and communication and interaction skills (for example, OPHI-II, AMPS, COPM, OCAIRS, Sensory Profile, Mental Health Examination);

  • Deliver discipline specific therapeutic interventions to assist participants to work towards identified goals. This may include skills development, individual counselling or family interventions;

  • Provide specialist behaviour skills training to customers and their families/carers as outline

  • Provide highly specialised intensive support interventions to address significantly harmful or persistent behaviours of concern. This may include the development of behaviour support plans to be utilised by customers, families and providers involved;

  • Develop, facilitate and evaluate group programs that may draw on a range of discipline specific interventions to meet the needs of a range of participants (for example, Sensory Modulation, ‘Action over Inertia’, CBT, ACT);

To discuss the position, please contact

Jennifer Tobin, Inner North Regional Manager, 0434 332 029