Allied Health Therapist - Rockhampton
Full time or part time, negotiable; Fixed term; Allied Health Professional - Speech Pathologist; Occupational Therapist; Physiotherapist; Psychologist or Social Worker located in Rockhampton Purpose and scope of the BUSHkids position; The Therapist will work as part of a transdisciplinary team in a key worker model providing services to families with children aged 0-6 years with developmental delay or disability. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Duties include, but are not limited to: Be responsible for assessment, planning, delivery, evaluation and continuous improvement related to the provision of the scope of the incumbent's discipline. Develop goals and plans with every client inclusive of other team members involved in the care and management of that client in accordance with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) approach Provide care when and where it best meets the clients' needs including on site, at home and in the community.
? Have a comprehensive understanding of professional governance structures and adhere to professional practice standards. Adhere to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) statement of requirements. Undertake accurate and timely documentation and communication.
This includes but is not exclusive to statistical information, clinical notes, reports, responses to inquiries, verbal and written documentation to referrers, clients and others. Use evidence to deliver services ensuring best practice guidelines are followed. Contribute to quality improvement activities and participate in research.
Undertake professional development as agreed in Professional Achievement and Development Plan. Staff are to keep informed about current research in early childhood intervention relevant to your role by maintaining professional knowledge and responding appropriately to unsafe or unprofessional practice, fulfilling duty of care by attending training as provided by BUSHkids and seeking further relevant training externally. Integrating organisational policies and procedures in order to provide effective and professional care in a way that respects the rights and beliefs of all individuals yet maintains practice within own approved scope of practice.
Other tasks include: Actively participate in general staff meetings; Attend training sessions (in-house and external) when required; ? Know and apply BUSHkids policies and procedures; and be familiar with and understand workplace health and safety and apply these in the workplace. QUALIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS / OTHER REQUIREMENTS Tertiary qualifications, and registration with appropriate body. Essential Requirements: A practical, can-do attitude and a passion for children, families and the community Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team Experience working with children and families Understanding of the NDIS, choice and control and the princi....