There are currently multiple vacancies at Brain Injury SA. Apply online today.
Title: Advocate – Decision Support Pilot Program
Employment Type: Part Time Contract position 30 hours per week until 30 June 2023
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), states and territories have identified a cohort of people with disability who are being prevented from making access requests or proceeding through NDIS planning processes because they are unable to make informed decisions on their own and do not have any family, carers or friends to assist them with the necessary decision making.
The aim of the Decision Support Pilot is to provide advocacy and decision-making support for potential and current NDIS participants, aged 18 years and over, with limited decision-making capacity and no other appropriate decision-making support with key interactions with the NDIS. Individuals may also need assistance with other advocacy matters.
Lead Occupational Therapist
Title: Discipline Lead – Occupational Therapy
Employment Type: Full Time (Part Time negotiable)
Working as part of an interdisciplinary management team of Allied Health professionals, this position offers the opportunity to grow your leadership skills within the Brain Injury SA team of Occupational Therapists, whilst utilising your clinical skills and capacity for innovation in driving Occupational Therapy (OT) service development.
Based in our Central Rewire Hub facilitating good collaboration with other leadership roles, this role will require some time spent in other service hubs, providing guidance and support to OT staff and management of OT operations.
- Leadership of a team of Occupational Therapists including facilitation of professional development, implementation of research, and policy development
- OT Service quality and development including opportunities for innovation to meet the needs of the brain injury community
- Direct service delivery to defined levels of practice, with a particular emphasis on special interests and complexity
- Teamwork and stakeholder liaison both internally as part of the management team and with external stakeholders as required
Why Work at Brain Injury SA (BISA)?
As a Peak Body and a Service Provider, Brain Injury SA works with and for the acquired brain injury (ABI) community to:
- Empower people to determine and work towards their goals
- Provide tailored and accessible therapy services to maximise quality of life
- Assist in addressing barriers and issues arising from living with disabilities
- Support families and carers
- Advocate for and work to deliver increased community and government awareness, inclusion and assistance for people living with ABI
- Continuously improve the value and quality of services through research, evaluation, and development
Empathy – we work humbly alongside our participants with appreciation of their viewpoint and their ownership of their lives
Respect – we listen to understand, give value to the choices of participants and create dignity in the provision and receipt of assistance
Empowerment – we engage our participants in addressing the needs they define, encouraging, supporting and growing their confidence to drive the changes they seek
Accountability – we are committed to creating trust in our service provision through honesty, transparency and inclusion in decision making and integrity in our practices
Drive – to be innovative and work efficiently, striving for continuous improvement with positive impact for our participants with a quest to continuously improve our services
Collaboration – we recognise that working together and with others achieves more than working alone
At BISA we pride ourselves on:
- Being a values driven organisation with a genuine commitment to assisting people with brain injury
- The value we place on our employees and their wellbeing
- Competitive salary arrangements that reward your skills and experience
- Providing flexibility to accommodate life/work balance
- Supporting our staff to grow their knowledge and be empowered to do their job well
- Feeling connected as a staff team through our shared purpose
- Enjoying what we do and having fun within a supportive and collaborative work culture
As an Employee at BISA you can enjoy:
- A workplace that supports your development as a professional and values your contribution
- Full administration support
- Regular internal training as an interdisciplinary team and within your discipline
- Financial assistance to develop your areas of interest through personally tailored professional development
- Professional supervision to support you in your role and develop your career goals