Occupational Therapy TAS

Paediatric Occupational Therapist, ELPE Health (Ulverstone)

ELPE Health is looking to expand their existing team to include the expertise of Paediatric Occupational Therapist or a generalised Occupational Therapist with an interest to expand their scope to include children. ELPE Health also provide supports to individuals and their families outside of NDIS funding streams such as Medicare, Aged Care, W/Comp and MAIB along with those with private health or self-funded.

The Position

The role of the Occupational therapist is to provide specialist assessments and interventions maintain optimal client care, develop person centered treatment regimens to sustain independence in the community.

They will act as advocate and help people foster their capacities and coping mechanisms in order to improve and better their daily lives and experiences, within specified standards and timescales at ELPE Health in a confidential caring and supportive manner.

Essential qualifications, education, skills and/or experience

  • Current and full registration with AHPRA (or willing to obtain/able to if international candidate).
  • Hold a Medicare Provider number (or be eligible and willing to obtain Medicare provider number).
  • Demonstrated experience and working with participants with a range of disabilities or have the interest to expand your career to assist people in the community living with a disability.
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of NDIS participants and able to complete NDIS reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of autonomy, self-motivation, professional judgment and work ethic.
  • Have a high level of communication skills demonstrated by the ability to develop, enhance and manage relationships with key stakeholders, participants, and networks.
  • Hold and maintain NDIS endorsed Working with vulnerable people registration.
  • Current Drivers' Licence.

The Organisation

ELPE Health Pty, Ltd is a multidisciplinary Allied Health business that operates throughout the North West region of Tasmania.

The approach of ELPE Health, with the aim of sustainability, is to design and implement a service model that continuously adapts and improves services, supports and access in accordance with demand, gaps in service delivery and priorities in the area.

ELPE Health currently employs and sub-contracts a range of Allied Health professionals including Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech Pathologist, Dietitians as well as a team of NDIS Support Coordinators.


What's on offer?

The team at ELPE Health are employed under the Health Professional and Support Services Award and the salary will be negotiated depending on experience and knowledge.

Sub-contracting arrangements are available for those that would like to maintain their own ABN and be able to provide services to all NDIS participants including agency managed participants.

Employed and Sub-contracted roles are provided with flexible working hours as per clinician availability.

Administration support is provided for all clinicians.

Team environment, professional support and the ability to provide and grow a specialisation in the industry.

Application Instructions

Contact Bronwyn McLaren on 0364256901 or email [email protected] for further information and/or a copy of the position description.
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