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  • Expression of Interest - Contract Assessor - NDIS

    Job Locations AU-NSW-Illawarra Shoalhaven
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(22/11/2018 11:21 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-35910
    # of Openings
    1
  • Project/Position Introduction

    MAX Solutions is committed to improving the lives of others. Providing employment, health, training and humanitarian services in more than 250 locations around Australia, MAX Solutions invests strongly in the development of our people. We foster strong relationships between staff, clients and the community, and are driven to make a difference.

    Overview

    MAX Solutions is seeking expressions of interest for contract work conducting Assistive Technology and Home Modifications (ATHM) assessments for NDIS participants in the Illawarra Shoalhaven area.

    The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

    Suitable candidates need to be qualified Occupational Therapists or Physiotherapists with current AHPRA registration, or Speech Pathologists who have current Certified Practicing Membership with Speech Pathology Australia (SPA), or Audiologists who have current accreditation with Audiology Australia OR are a current member of the Australian College of Audiology (ACAud).

     

    Suitable candidates also need to have…

    • Minimum of 2-3 years full-time equivalent experience (5+ years highly desirable) conducting assessments across a large range of Assistive Technology or Home Modifications solutions
    • Experience assessing participants with multiple complex needs and where high risk may be present
    • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively and constructively with multidisciplinary teams
    • Access to other local specialist practitioners such as Podiatrists, Psychologists, Orthotist/Prosthetists, Speech Pathologists, Social Workers, Rehabilitation Engineers, Audiologists, Dietitians and others

    Additionally, candidates who also have specialist experience as per the following are highly desirable;

    • Orthotist/Prosthetist with full membership with the Australian Orthotics and Prosthetics Association
    • Accredited Driver Trained OT (i.e. Self-drive [driver] vehicle modifications accredited assessor)
    • Occupational Therapist with experience/training in complex home modifications

    Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements

    Assessors are expected to demonstrate their commitment to engaging in CPD, consistent with their professional body’s requirements, to meet annual standards; participate in CPD activities specifically related to Assistive Technology or Home Modifications; and CPD must be inclusive of a broad range of disability categories.

    EEO Statement

    At MAX, we value diversity – in the backgrounds, ideas, work styles and perspectives of our team. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage people with disability, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, mature aged workers and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.

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