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Occupational Therapist | VIC

Summary

• Northern Prevention and Recovery Care Service
• Part Time, 40 hours per fortnight
• Northern Area Mental Health Service

The Northern Area Mental Health Service is an integrated network of mental health services providing psychiatric services to residents in the Cities of Darebin and Whittlesea. Services include Acute 50 bed In-patient Unit, Emergency Mental Health Service, Continuing Care Teams, Community Care Units and PARC.

Your new role

We are seeking an energetic and experienced Occupational Therapist to fill the role of a specialist Grade 2 Occupational Therapist.

  • Further embed the team’s use of  sensory spaces and equipment with consumers
  • Coordinate and strengthen the multidisciplinary group program as a core intervention at PARC
  • Provide specialist consultations, occupational therapy assessments and interventions as a member of the clinical team
  • Support the maintenance of a recovery orientated therapeutic environment contributing to risk management and care
  • Contribute to practice based and service oriented research and evaluation.
  • Support and supervise OT students on placement
     

About you

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) 
  • Proven skills and relevant experience in working with clients with acute psychiatric illness 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse and complex clinical presentations 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Solid knowledge of Sensory Modulation
     

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; Staff Gym, staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Rich opportunities for professional development, training and research

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Contact Person: Program Manager –Fiona Jeal
Contact Number: (03) 7025-0800

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

 

 

 

 

Senior Occupational Therapist | VIC

Summary

• Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS) is looking for an Occupational Therapists Grade 3
• Join the Hotham Street community team and NAMHS OT team!
• Permanent Part Time position 0.6EFT

The Northern Area Mental Health Service, (NAMHS), believes in the effective delivery of high quality psychiatric services. We are an established team that is connected, collaborative and enthusiastic to be at the forefront of progressive and remarkable initiatives. New infrastructure across the Northern suburbs is driving fresh developments and revolutionary program delivery that, in turn, is generating opportunities for career advancement and specialist skill growth

Your new role:

  • Deliver evidenced based occupational therapy assessments and interventions including functional assessments, sensory modulation, linking to meaningful occupation in the person’s own community.
  • Work as a key clinician with a reduced caseload of complex consumers and their families/carers to promote mental health and wellbeing.
  • Coordinate and capacity build multidisciplinary staff to support the utilisation of sensory assessments and interventions, promote safe consumer driving, and connect consumers to meaningful occupation and activities.
  • Provide professional supervision and support to occupational therapy staff and students

About you:

  • Experienced and passionate occupational therapists who want to actively support individual’s process of recovery.
  • Looking for a team player who is eager to learn from and collaborate with the multidisciplinary team
  • A minimum of 7 years’ of relevant experience in clinical practice within the mental health field
  • Capacity to provide, or develop skills in, integrated assessment, treatment and care for consumers with dual diagnosis

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Regular professional supervision and access to a range of Communities of Practice
  • Access to regular learning and practice development opportunities
  • Support to become an OT Driver Assessor
  • Opportunity to put your own stamp on this new role!

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Contact Person: Janne-Maree Blackman
Contact Number:  94166300

Senior Family Work Clinician (HYPE Stream) | Orygen Youth Health | VIC

Summary

• Multidisciplinary role – Occupational Therapist Grade 3, Social Worker Grade 3, Psychologist Grade 3 & Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4
• Fixed Term Part-Time (0.6 EFT), Ongoing
• Based in Parkville and satellite services at Glenroy and Craigieburn

Orygen Youth Health (OYH), a program of The Royal Melbourne Hospital's NorthWestern Mental Health Service, provides specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 24 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness. The Helping Young People Early (HYPE) stream provides treatment to young people who are experiencing moderate to severe mood disorders. Many of these young people also experience co-occurring mental health problems.

Your new role

  • Provide specialist family support and build capacity for clinicians to work with families and clients of the HYPE Stream
  • Enhance the capacity of the HYPE program to engage families through; providing training and doing direct clinical work alongside clinicians to support the development of their skills.
  •  Provide direct clinical interventions to families, and provide support and leadership to other clinicians regarding working with families of clients.
  • Be responsible for the provision of clinical leadership, training and supervision of a multidisciplinary team in the HYPE Clinical Stream

About you

  • Qualifications in a relevant area of practice
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in provision of mental health treatment, including with young people.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with young people & families.
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Contact Name: Jane Pinnuck
Contact Phone: 99669100

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

 

 

 

Senior Clinical Specialist Early Psychosis | VIC

Summary

• Multidisciplinary role – Occupational Therapist Grade 3, Social Worker Grade 3, Psychologist Grade 3 & Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4
• Part Time 0.8, Ongoing
• Based in Parkville with satellite services covering Glenroy and Craigieburn

Orygen Youth Health (OYH) is a program of NorthWestern Mental Health, we provide specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 24 and focuses on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness.
Multidisciplinary teams deliver individually tailored services that comprise assessment and crisis intervention, case management, medication, psychotherapy, family support, inpatient care, group work, vocational support, educational assistance, and intensive outreach

Your new role:

  • Be responsible for the provision of clinical leadership, management, training and supervision of a multidisciplinary team
  • Provide comprehensive mental health interventions
  • Senior role in EPPIC with leadership and portfolio opportunities within EPPIC teams
  • Support all Clinical Stream business including intake and client allocation, clinical review and quality assurance processes, supervision of staff, business and professional development meetings and contribute to the development and maintenance of community partnerships
  • Be responsible for one or more key portfolios such as, supporting the Clinical Stream Leader, satellite clinic coordination, specialist family interventions and or clinical review meeting chairperson

About you:

  • Qualifications in a relevant area of practice
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in provision of mental health treatment, including with young people.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with young people & families.
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Contact Name: Jane Pinnuck
Contact Phone: 99669100

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

 

 

 

 

COVID-19 contact tracing and outbreak management recruitment | SA

Summary

SA Heath is recruiting additional staff to work in our COVID-19 contact tracing and outbreak management teams.

Contact tracing and outbreak management identifies people who may have come into contact with a positive case of COVID-19 and enables measures to be taken to prevent the spread of the disease.

It involves a number of activities including a doctor speaking to a case, contact tracing, contact management and outbreak management.

You will be a vital part of our team as we roll out South Australia’s COVID-Ready Plan.

This is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, while making a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the South Australian community.

There are a variety of roles that we are currently recruiting for, including:

  • Job Ref: 777781 - Outbreak Project Support Officer COVID-19 Operations (Multiple Vacancies)
  • Job Ref: 761193 - Public Health Project Officer (COVID-19 Pool – Multiple Vacancies) (ASO4)
  • Job Ref: 761194 -Public Health Senior Project Officer (COVID-19 Pool – Multiple Vacancies)
  • Job Ref: 776019 - Project Officer/Nurse (COVID-19 Pool – Multiple Vacancies) (RN1/PO1/AHP1)
  • Job Ref: 776014 - Public Health Officer/Nurse (COVID-19 Pool – Multiple Vacancies (RN2/PO2/AHP2)
  • Job Ref: 772151 - Manager, COVID Surveillance Operations (Multiple Vacancies) (PO3/AHP3/RN3)

Special Conditions:

  • May be required to work between the hours of 7am and 12 midnight over a 7 day roster
  • May be required to participate in a 24/7 roster.
  • May be required to participate in an after-hours on-call roster; some out-of-hours work will be required.
  • Intrastate/interstate travel may be required.
  • Appointment is subject to immunisation risk category requirements. There may be ongoing immunisation requirements that must be met.
  • Compliance to the Department’s information security, privacy policies and requirements as this role will involve working with highly confidential information.

Enquiries:

For all enquiries, please contact the Business Support Officer by phoning 7425 5890 or emailing Health.COVIDOpsBusinessSupport@sa.gov.au

Applications
For more information and to apply, visit the SA Health website

Applications close Thursday 31 March 2022.

 

 

Grade 2 Occupational Therapist | Monash Health | VIC

Summary

About Monash Health in the Community: Helping people live their best lives As Monash Health in the Community, we actively engage with people to improve and maintain health, independence and well-being. We do this by coordinating and/or providing integrated, multidisciplinary care across multiple settings within the local community.

Our aim is to help clients live their best lives by enabling them to access the support they need, when they need it. Working with clients across the age spectrum, Monash Health in the Community provides a continuum of care, supporting clients through all stages of non-acute care from prevention through to rehabilitation.

Community Rehabilitation Community Rehabilitation offers client-centred, goal driven rehabilitation services to maximise a client's independence, health and well-being following acute illness or injury. Community Rehabilitation consists of large interdisciplinary teams that work with the client to achieve their rehabilitation goals and provide home and centre based therapy.

Job Summary – Full Time Ongoing Position

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled Occupational Therapist to work closely within an interdisciplinary team. The Grade 2 Occupational Therapist is responsible for working within the Community Rehabilitation program to provide best practice client care, achieve maximal operational effectiveness, develop organisational competencies and create strong partnerships within and outside of Monash Health. Drawing upon professional expertise in rehabilitation and community practice, the Community Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist provides assessment and intervention to clients in the centre as well as their own environment, for example, their home or local community. The Community Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist participates in quality improvement activities within the multidisciplinary team and larger Occupational Therapy department. You will receive regular supervision from a Senior Clinician Occupational Therapist and have the opportunity to participate in and receive regular professional development. You will also be supported by the Team Leader and Manager. 

This position may be required to work at any of the Monash Health sites and may be centre based or home based.

What You Need:

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (or equivalent qualification),
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) – Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (practicing, no restrictions)
  • Current drivers licence
  • Experience in Community Rehabilitation/Hospital based Rehabilitation
  • Experience in Neurological Rehabilitation 
  • Experience in Public Health (desirable)
  • Experience in pre-planning reports for NDIS participants (desirable)

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered. CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Any queries, please contact:

Kelly De Santis
0429 074 262

Clinical Specialist – Early Psychosis Stream (EPPIC and PACE) | Orygen Youth Health | VIC

Summary

• Allied Health Grade 4 Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist or Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 5
• Based primarily at Sunshine, Visy Cares Hub and servicing Satellite Service at Melton and Wyndham
• The position is a Part-Time 0.8 EFT / Ongoing

The Early Psychosis Stream is searching for an experienced clinician who can provide specialist interventions and leadership to a clinical team and influence service development at local, national and international levels. This is a new senior role, developed in response to service growth and innovation.

The Early Psychosis clinical stream consists of the EPPIC and PACE programs.  The Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre (EPPIC) provides an early intervention service for young people presenting with symptoms of first episode psychosis.  The Personal Assessment and Crisis Evaluation (PACE) program focuses on young people with an at risk mental state, this may extend beyond attenuated or brief psychotic symptoms to include anxiety, depressive, personality disorder or substance misuse.

Your new role:

  •  A key leadership position responsible for the provision of clinical leadership, management, training and supervision of a multidisciplinary team
  • Specialises in the provision of comprehensive case management and psychological interventions to clients attending EPS, including, EPPIC and PACE Clinical Streams.
  • Responsible for the provision of clinical leadership, management, training and supervision of a multidisciplinary team specialising in the provision of comprehensive case management and psychological interventions to clients
  • These clients are young people who are at ultra-high risk (UHR) of developing a psychotic illness or experiencing a first episode of psychosis

About you:

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in clinical practice within the mental health field, including young people experiencing mental health disorders
  • A proven ability to manage and lead a multidisciplinary team: manage staff resources and ensure high standards of practice
  • Specialist knowledge is required in one or more clinical interventions such as psychological, family, domestic violence, Alcohol and Drug, Physical Health, Ultra-High Risk for psychosis, Neurodevelopmental and Eating Disorders interventions, etc.
  • Experience and expertise in providing case management

Benefits of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for full time staff (That’s an additional day off every month!), discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Contact: Richard Bell  
Phone: 
0449 508 803

or 

Contact: Donna Gee
Phone: (03) 9966-9100

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

 

Senior Dual Diagnosis Clinician | VIC

Summary

• Rare full-time positions for two experienced Senior Dual Diagnosis Clinicians
• Registered Psychiatric Nurse / Occupational Therapist / Social Workers / Psychologist
• Based in Pascoe Vale

The Substance Use and Mental Illness Treatment Team (SUMITT) are a caring, supportive and driven multi-disciplinary team who will welcome you and value your expertise and contributions as a Senior Dual Diagnosis Clinician.

SUMITT is a specialist program of NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH), providing high quality primary, secondary and tertiary consultations to people with mental illness and substance use or addiction to clinical mental health and youth homelessness service in north-western metropolitan Melbourne.

Your new role:

  • Assessing and providing integrated interventions to people with mental illness and substance use or addiction
  • Developing and working in partnership with Alcohol and Other Drug services in North-Western metropolitan Melbourne
  • Providing secondary consultations on dual diagnosis related matters to clinical mental health, alcohol and other drug and youth homelessness staff
  • Engaging and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide educational sessions to stakeholder staff

About you:

  • A tertiary qualification in Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy or Psychiatric Nursing
  • 7 years’ experience in clinical mental health and/or alcohol and other drug services
  • Capacity to undertake direct clinical duties including assessment, treatment planning, brief intervention and shared case management of dual diagnosis clients
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proven ability to initiate, problem solve, negotiate and communicate with staff, consumers, carers and other service providers
  • Ability to foster and maintain relationships with external stakeholders

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • Sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for full time staff (That’s an additional day off every month!), discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Contact: Shane Sweeney
Phone: 0438 599 268

or 

Contact: David Fryman
Phone: 0417 364 667

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Occupational Therapist (Paediatric) | Super Kids Can | NSW

Phone: 0431 707 083
Email: tracey@kidscanread.com.au

Summary

Occupational Therapist (Paediatric)

Are you an OT with a special interest in paediatrics who’s looking to share a professional space with a multidisciplinary team opposite Dee Why Grand on Sydney’s beautiful Northern Beaches?

If so, we’d love to hear from you!

Our current OT is relocating interstate. Until mid-December, she’ll work part-time managing an eclectic caseload of 10 children.

Alongside a Speech Pathologist, Early Interventionist, and Nutritionist, you’ll receive ongoing referrals to add to your caseload. We’re hoping to attract a professional on either a part-time or full-time basis… you choose. Our team understands the important role Occupational Therapy plays in child development and across the life-span, so we’re keen to speak with a motivated and experienced OT.

Room Rental including GST and outgoings:

$ 55.00 per half day

$ 90 per full day

$ 900 per month

If you’re interested in working with a positive, professional and dynamic environment, please sms Tracey on 0431 707 083.

N.B. Our website is currently undergoing an upgrade… apologies if you can’t access!

 

 

Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist | Tasmanian Health Service – Hospitals South | TAS

Summary

The newly established occupational therapy clinical lead roles in surgery, paediatrics, rehab, or medicine offer an exciting opportunity to join our team as clinical leaders.

Tasmania offers an envious lifestyle with some of the most amazing natural attractions, a wide range of leisure opportunities, quality education systems, short commutes, and exceptional local beverages & food.

The Tasmanian Health Service delivers community, outpatient and hospital services including the Royal Hobart Hospital, the largest teaching Hospital in Tasmania.  The Occupational Therapy Service has 80+ team members including occupational therapists and assistants, play specialists, diversional therapists, carpenter, and administration officers.

We offer relocation assistance and salary packaging.  There is a professional development entitlement of $724 per annum that can be accumulated over five years in addition to PD leave, travel, and accommodation funding.  

Vacancies


Three permanent, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP.  Part-time hours will be considered.

Duties

The role of the Clinical Lead is to further the client centred, evidenced-based, services provided by occupational therapy services.  This includes the support and development of Occupational Therapy Services team members across roles. 

As a Clinical Lead you require highly developed skills and knowledge in education, research, quality improvement, policy, and clinical practice.  Excellence in leadership including supporting change is essential.

The Clinical Leads are members of the occupational therapy leadership group.  The work of the Clinical Lead is within their occupational therapy clinical team working collaboratively with their Team Leader, interdisciplinary teams, and the occupational therapy service. 

Occupational therapy provides a seven-day service to the Royal Hobart Hospital with a smaller service focused on highest priorities on the weekends.  The weekend roster is determined based on therapists’ preferences and shared across all acute therapists.

You will maintain the Occupational Therapy Code of Conduct, Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.

Applications

We encourage you to contact Christy Dorward on 06 6166 8314 or 0424 243 040 or via christy.dorward@ths.tas.gov.au for more details about the position. 

Applications close 12 December 2021.

Statement of duties, salary information, and application process can be found at:  Clinical Lead, Occupational Therapy, Tasmanian Health Service, Hobart

 

 

Senior Occupational Therapists |Tasmanian Health Service | TAS

Summary

We are looking for senior occupational therapists who are passionate about and experienced in general medicine and rehabilitation to join our team.

Tasmania offers an envious lifestyle with some of the most amazing natural attractions, a wide range of leisure opportunities, quality education systems, short commutes, and exceptional local beverages & food.

The Tasmanian Health Service delivers community, outpatient and hospital services including the Royal Hobart Hospital, the largest teaching Hospital in Tasmania. The Occupational Therapy Service has 80+ team members including occupational therapists and assistants, play specialists, diversional therapists, carpenter, and administration officers.

Vacancies

Permanent, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP.

Fixed term, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP until 4 December 2022.

Duties

If working in health is your interest then come and join our team as a Senior Occupational Therapist at the Royal Hobart Hospital, the largest teaching Hospital in Tasmania. 

Permanent full-time position available in the acute team working in General Medicine.   There are four general medical wards with services provided by engaged multidisciplinary teams There is a mix of level 1-2 and senior occupational therapists working in general medicine.  They are supported by an occupational therapy acute team leader and clinical lead.

Fixed term position available in rehabilitation on the Acute Stroke Unit.  There is a dedicated multidisciplinary team for the acute stroke unit

The Occupational Therapy Service has 80+ team members including occupational therapists and assistants, play specialists, diversional therapists, carpenter, and administration officers.  We provide services across inpatient, outpatient, and community settings. 

Hobart, Tasmania, has much to offer by way of lifestyle and professional opportunity.  We offer relocation assistance and salary packaging.  There is a generous professional development entitlement of $724 per annum that can be accumulated over five years in addition to PD leave, travel, and accommodation funding.  

As a Senior Occupational Therapist, you are expected to draw on your highly developed clinical skills and knowledge to provide client centred therapy to address the client’s occupational goals.  

You are responsible for the provision of clinical advice relating to your clinical area to the Manager, Team Leader, and Clinical Lead and working with the occupational therapy team to implement practice change.  Within the multidisciplinary team you are expected to work collaboratively, represent occupational therapy, and contribute to service development.

As a Senior Occupational Therapist, you are responsible for the supervision and support for Level 1-2 Occupational Therapists and Allied Health Assistants.

Occupational therapy provides a seven-day service to the Royal Hobart Hospital with a smaller service focused on highest priorities on the weekends.  The weekend roster is determined based on therapists’ preferences and shared across all acute therapists.

You will maintain the Occupational Therapy Code of Conduct, Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.

Applications

We encourage you to contact Christy Dorward on 06 6166 8314 or 0424 243 040 or via christy.dorward@ths.tas.gov.au for more details about the position. 

Note that the link to apply for these positions (below) closes on 05 December 2021.  Please contact Christy Dorward for other upcoming vacancies due to expansion of services

Statement of duties, salary information, and application process can be found at: Tas link Senior Occupational Therapist, Tasmanian Health Service, Hobart

Sessional Teaching Registration for 2022 | Swinburne University | VIC

Summary

As part of the annual registration process, current sessional staff are required to complete a short online form confirming availability in 2022. This process ensures you remain registered on the University’s sessional listing. 

The registration also allows for current sessional staff to nominate teaching areas of interest including if you have not previously taught into them and meet the requirements. For a list of teaching areas, please see the link below the “How to Apply” section.

This process also ensures that any required documentation related to employment or professional accreditation remain current.

What you need to include:


All current sessional staff will be asked to provide:
• Updated CV and contact details
• Discipline area expertise for teaching (select up to 3)
• Visa details (if applicable)
• Current registration or licences if applicable to your teaching area

Current Swinburne HDR students

If you are a currently enrolled HDR student, you are welcomed to apply. Please note, your sessional position should not interfere with the satisfactory progress of your studies.

Your CV should also include a brief statement (no more than 200 words) considering how teaching fits with your studies.

What you need to include

• Current CV and contact details
• Discipline area expertise for teaching (select up to 3)
• Current registration or licences if applicable to your teaching area
• Visa details or working rights information (if applicable)

External Expression of interest to teach at Swinburne.

If you are interested in sessional academic teaching opportunities and are not currently employed at Swinburne, or have not in the past 18 months been actively employed at Swinburne, please submit an application to be considered for teaching in 2022.

What you need to include

If you are not currently employed at Swinburne, you will be requested for the following documents and information.
• Current CV and contact details (including referees and details of teaching experience where applicable)
• Certified copy of relevant qualifications
• Current registration or licences if applicable to your teaching area
• Preferred teaching discipline area (you may select up to 3)
• Student evaluations (if applicable)
• Visa details or working rights information (if applicable)

Please note: Candidates applying must have working rights within Australia as work sponsorship is not applicable to this role.

If you are an external applicant and have any queries, please contact FHADStaffServices@swin.edu.au. To start your registration please refer to the "How to apply" section below.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Diversity and Inclusion

Equity and diversity are integral to achieving our 2025 vision of bringing people and technology together to build a better world. Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives such as:
• Reconciliation Action Plan
• Charter of Cultural Diversity
• Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Action Plan
• Swinburne LGBTIQA+ Pride, Gender Equality, Accessibility and Intergenerational inclusion strategies

For further information on all our initiatives visit our equity and diversity website. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Assistance and Support

We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact Maree Norden, Diversity & Inclusion Manager at inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact Timothy Werner at DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Important Information to Note:
Directions from Victoria’s Chief Health Officer require all Swinburne workers to have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 22 October 2021 and to be fully vaccinated by 26 November 2021, unless they are an Excepted Person as defined by the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. All applicants must therefore be able to comply with this requirement.

Receipt of your registration will be acknowledged via a system generated notification. Unit Convenors will contact you if/as requirements arise.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Registrations will close 11:59pm, Sunday 28th November 2021.

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Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer in Occupational Therapy (joint appointment) | NSW

Summary

• Full time position • Three (3) year, fixed term appointment
• Joint Appointment with ACU (academic) and CatholicCare Sydney (clinical)
• North Sydney location

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across eight campuses – Ballarat, Blacktown, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The National School of Allied Health is located on six of the University's campuses: Brisbane, Strathfield, North Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Ballarat and is responsible for delivery of programs in four professional disciplines: Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy and Social Work / Human Services.

This position is a Joint Appointment with ACU, discipline of Occupational Therapy  and CatholicCare Sydney and contributes to an exciting new partnership between these organisations.

The Associate Lecturer/ Lecturer will provide high quality professional practice education and supervision to occupational therapy students and other allied health students undertaking interprofessional learning; will contribute to the teaching/research activities at ACU in areas related to the appointee's professional experience and expertise; and will provide evidence-based occupational therapy  and interprofessional services to clients attending CatholicCare Sydney Clinical Therapies programs in Western Sydney. Additionally, a Lecturer would contribute to scholarship of learning and teaching and evaluation of therapy services and professional practice education at ACU and CatholicCare.

The Associate Lecturer is accountable for high quality teaching outcomes through the effective development and delivery of lectures, tutorials and practicals for specified units in Occupational Therapy coursework degrees, particularly in areas relevant to working with children and families.

The Lecturer contributes to scholarship of learning and teaching and evaluation of therapy services and professional practice education at ACU and CatholicCare. The Lecturer is also accountable for high quality teaching outcomes through the effective development and delivery of lectures, tutorials and practicals for specified units in Occupational Therapy coursework degrees, particularly in areas relevant to working with children and families.

More specifically the role entails:

  • Planning, developing and delivering evidence-based occupational therapy evaluation and intervention for clients as required for quality and continuity of care (including collaborative goal setting, consultation, onward referral, provision of professional development/advice).
  • Supervising and evaluating occupational therapy students engaging in professional practice experiences across a range of environments.
  • Coordinating and delivering high quality teaching in the context of a national occupational therapy curriculum.

You will need to have:

  • A degree in Occupational Therapy (Bachelor or Graduate Entry Masters) and registration with AHPRA and membership of the relevant professional association (Occupational Therapy Australia).
  • Occupational Therapy knowledge, skills and experience in evidence-based practice for children and families.
  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge in delivering services across different service delivery and funding models, including NDIS.
  • Evidence of ability to show commitment with integrity to the Catholic Identity, Mission and ethos of the University.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

How to Apply:

Obtain the Position Description and apply at www.acu.edu.au/careers.  Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. Visit Hints and Tips on how to apply.

Total remuneration valued to $83,381 total rem pa - $113,156 total rem pa, including salary component $70,458 - $95,618  pa (Academic Level A) OR total remuneration valued to $123,584 total rem - $145,796 total rem pa, including salary component $104,430 - $123,298  pa (Academic Level B), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Associate Professor Elspeth Froude, Deputy Head, School of Allied Health NSW  and Head of Occupational Therapy at elspeth.froude@acu.edu.au.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

Equal Opportunity  and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit: www.acu.edu.au/careers

Applications Close: Sunday 5th December 2021; 11:55pm AEST

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

 

Senior Occupational Therapist | Guide Dogs SA/NT | NT

Summary

• 12 month part-time contract (0.6 FTE), with ongoing potential
• Exciting opportunity to work for Guide Dogs SA/NT in Darwin whilst also servicing remote locations.
• Values-based, not-for-profit organisation

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our multi-disciplinary Allied Health Team on a 12 month part-time contract (0.6 FTE), with ongoing potential.

The Occupational Therapist is a specialist resource for Guide Dogs SA/NT working specifically within the Adult, Neurological and Children’s Services areas across the Northern Territory.

About Guide Dogs SA/NT

At Guide Dogs SA/NT we use our expertise in dogs and vision to promote independence, participation, inclusion and wellbeing for people with low vision, blindness or specialized support needs.

We offer a collaborative, flexible working environment and opportunities for growth and development.

About the role

Working remotely, within a multi-disciplinary team, the Occupational Therapist will develop and provide direct vision-related services to our clients and the community, including assessing, planning, implementing and reviewing programs for clients in hospital, school, home and community settings.

In addition, this role will deliver education opportunities for a range of stakeholders, represent the organisation professionally to support business development opportunities and provide supervision for students and less experienced Occupational Therapists.

About you

Applicants must have a tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy registration. A willingness to work with clients across all age groups and backgrounds is essential.

Key skills and experience include:

  • 2+ years’ experience in general practice, with developed specialization
  • Experience assessing vision, prescribing assistive technology and therapy
  • Understanding of the impact of vision loss on individuals, families and carers
  • Ability to design, implement, monitor and evaluate consumer focused vision rehabilitation programs by applying thorough and professional knowledge
  • Proficient in the use of a broad range of technology and a desire to upskill
  • Knowledge of relevant disability legislation
  • Ability to prioritise work independently and effectively manage time
  • Understanding of, and connections with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities (desirable)

A current Driver’s Licence and relevant employment clearances will be required.

Following Government Directions in relation to COVID-19 vaccinations, proof of full vaccination will be required.

Learn more

To access a copy of the Position Description please visit the Guide Dogs SA/NT website, http://sant.guidedogs.com.au/about-us/careers/current-vacancies. For a confidential discussion please call Janelle Edmonds, Clinical Services Operations Supervisor on (08) 8203 8387.

Please ensure your application addresses the requirements of the role as described in the Position Description and email your application to Job.applications@guidedogs.org.au.

Applications close by 5pm Wednesday, 8th December 2021

Occupational Therapist - Case Manager (Older Persons Community Mental Health) | QLD

Summary

Provide clinical mental health services in the areas of assessment, treatment and care planning, intervention and evaluation to consumers and their families in our Robina facility.

For further information on our health service, please watch our corporate video: https://www.youtube.com/embed/A8EtQFMm9XE

The Role

An opportunity has become available for an Occupational Therapist - Case Manager (Older Persons Community Mental Health) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will

  • Provide comprehensive care to consumers with an acute mental health issue including mental health risk assessment and risk management plans
  • Provide care delivery at external venues, consumers home address and at staff based clinic
  • Coordinate the treatment planning, interventions, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic programs and support services
  • Contribute to the clinical education of students and other less experienced staff

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • Tertiary degree in Occupational Therapy from a recognised tertiary institution
  • AHPRA registration
  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against and remain vaccinated against - Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B and COVID 19
  • Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
  • Driver licence
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed

Benefits

  • Flexible work options
  • Career Development
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Research Opportunities
  • Up to 12.75% super
  • 17.5% leave loading

Salary

  • Permanent full time
  • Base salary ranging from $75 844 - $104 931 per annum

About Us

Older Persons Community Mental Health provide efficient and responsive mental health care, and coordination of evidence-based consumer care in accordance with organisational goals, within the Mental Health older persons community across a variety of settings within the Gold Coast and Hospital Health Service. It is the aim of this service to offer a recovery-oriented approach that is person-centered, strengths based, collaborative and empowering. There is an emphasis on consumer choice, building resilience and enhancing opportunities for social inclusion.

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your application by Thursday, 9 December 2021

Job Ad reference: GC395172

https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-GC395172

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

Community Mental Health Key Clinician | Full Time - 12 months Fixed Term | VIC

Summary

• Join Victoria’s largest and leading mental health organisation NorthWestern Mental Health
• A position for Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Psychologists
• Flexible working arrangements negotiable
• Located in Moonee Ponds, close to public transport, cafes and shops

The Inner West Area Mental Health Service (IWAMHS) is committed to working with consumers during their recovery by offering holistic and evidence-based (EB) treatment, which is inclusive of family/carers and provided by clinicians with well-developed skills

  • We are a passionate group of people who love to work hard offering evidenced based services
  • We specialise in providing consumers and carers with serious mental illness assessment, diagnosis and appropriate evidenced based treatment
  • You will help us achieve the highest standards of care and recovery for our consumers

Your new role
 

  • Develop thoughtful, evidence based recovery plans with consumers and their supports
  • Actively engage in discipline specific and multidisciplinary team activities and meetings
  • Manage a reasonable caseload that allows you to do therapeutic work
  • Apply sound treatment skills for people with severe and enduring mental health conditions.
  • Provide opinion regarding diagnostic impressions, formal diagnostic assessments, feedback on process considerations and treatment planning considerations/advice
  • Communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers.

About You
 

  • Qualification as a Social Worker, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Clinical Psychologist with minimum of 2 years’ experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability
  • Committed to developing your practice as a professional in clinical mental health
  • Contribute and function effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and enjoy working autonomously
  • Confident in the provision of support and treatment for people experiencing drug and alcohol related issues and their families.

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Contact: Jacqueline Fischer
Ph: (03) 9377-3400

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check .Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Early Intervention and NDIS Support Lead | VIC

Summary

• Part Time Fixed term opportunity for 10 months - 9 days per fortnight
• Join Victoria’s largest and leading mental health organisation, NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH) – based in Moonee Ponds
• Flexible working arrangements negotiable

The Inner West Area Mental Health Service offers a vibrant, dynamic, collaborative and supportive work environment. We are a passionate group of people who love to work hard offering evidenced based services.

We are located in the midst of the lovely Puckle Street precinct surrounded by cafes, parks and public transport (trams, trains and buses).You will help us achieve the highest standards of care and recovery for our consumers.

Your new role:
 

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has been gradually implemented across the NWMH catchment areas, however recent audit results show that only 30% NWMH consumers have an NDIS package, and only 62% of these consumers utilise their package. It is estimated that a further 15% of consumers meet criteria but clinicians have not had capacity to complete applications.

About You:

  • Capacity to work alongside mental health clinicians to support identification of eligible consumers
  • Demonstrated capacity to write high quality submissions, applications or other forms of written work
  • Knowledge and experience of mental health services and the range of psychosocial support service providers in the community
  • Demonstrated experience in working with a range of professional teams and services
  • Knowledge and commitment to improvement of people’s health and wellbeing, with a recovery oriented and consumer and carer informed practice
  • Ability to develop and implement promotional resources
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop effective relationships and communicate effectively with service leaders, clinicians, consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers.
  • Hold a current Victoria driver’s license (or equivalent).

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • This position is an exciting opportunity to develop and improve service delivery in a fast changing environment.
  • This involves valuable experience that contribute to development of your career.
  • RMH and North West Mental Health is a large health network. This role offers extensive experience and opportunities for career development.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training are supported
  • You will enjoy excellent work-life balance. Retention and development of staff is a priority

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Contact: Joeseph Judge
Ph: 0417 387 619

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

 

Clinical Lead - Occupational Therapy (Workforce Development)  | TAS

Summary

Looking to extend your clinical skills into a clinical leadership position? Do you thrive on training and supporting other OTs in the workplace?

This is an exciting, innovatory new clinical lead role based in Launceston, northern Tasmania, that will progress the delivery of high standard clinical services as an integral member of the occupational therapy management & leadership team. Our department is growing and we need your clinical expertise to strengthen our workforce capacity.

Want more? Need a change of pace or lifestyle? Then Launceston is the place for you.

Tasmania offers a coveted lifestyle with some of the most amazing natural attractions, world heritage national parks, secluded beaches, exceptional produce, award-winning wine, and great local beers. Living in Tasmania you will experience a temperate climate with four distinct seasons, wild and beautiful landscapes, a relaxed island lifestyle, and a fascinating history.

Launceston is Tasmania’s largest regional town outside of the capital city, affording a warm sense of community with all the conveniences of a thriving big city. Launceston is a 1-hour flight from Melbourne and has direct flights to Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Launceston’s central location means most areas of Tasmania can be reached within 2 hours by car for easy access to weekend getaways, heritage attractions, stunning wilderness and fantastic recreational pursuits.

Check out more about our beautiful state here: Tasmanian | The quiet pursuit of the extraordinary

The Role and the Team:

As part of a team delivering high quality Occupational Therapy Services the Clinical Lead – Occupational Therapy (Workforce Development) will:

  • Develop and implement clinical education programs including clinical guidelines and protocols for the Occupational Therapy team
  • Develop and implement research programs with a focus on knowledge translation.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and monitoring of policies and procedures.
  • Provide clinical leadership in quality improvement initiatives and maintain relationships with key clinical stakeholders.
  • Act as an area, statewide and interstate level resource for skills, knowledge and expertise in area of practice.

The Occupational Therapy department in Launceston has over 30 OTs who work across emergency, medical & surgical wards, stroke unit, paediatrics, inpatient & outpatient rehabilitation, transition care & community. The department has a comprehensive induction program, ongoing professional support and supervision, weekly in-services, a funding allowance for continuing professional development, a variety of research interests and great working relationships with other Allied Health professions.

What’s on Offer?

  • Relocation assistance for successful interstate applicants
  • Flexible working hours to enable work/life balance
  • Salary packaging
  • Support for ongoing professional development including post graduate qualification salary advancement where applicable
  • Subsidised car parking facilities
  • Diverse career pathways including opportunities for secondment into higher duties and access to higher duties allowance
  • Other employment conditions and allowances available under the Allied Health Agreement

Details of Appointment

Permanent full time day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight

*notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $109,108-$116,218 per annum + 10% superannuation

You have opportunity to salary package a range of benefits including annual living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment, + other benefits if eligible.

You will also be entitled to $724 per annum for professional development.

  • Salary range is in accordance with Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement
  • Please be advised that for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Applications Close Thursday December 16.

For More Information 

Kerri Roberts
Discipline Lead Occupational Therapy  
Email (preferred) kerri.roberts@ths.tas.gov.au 
Phone: 03 6777 6222 

How to Apply

To view the statement of duties and to apply, please visit:

https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1070176/clinical-lead-occupational-therapy-workforce-development-526500

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

 

 

Occupational Therapist | VIC

Summary

• Opportunity to broaden your experience in Occupational Therapy in a public mental health setting
• Situated at the Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit (AMHRU), Sunshine Hospital
• Fixed Term- Full Time including monthly ADOs until August 2022

This key role works within a dynamic multidisciplinary team of Medical, Allied Health and Nursing professionals, supporting a 26 bedded residential facility with 24 hour nursing support.

Providing care to adults between the ages of 16-64 years of age, AMHRU residents require intensive recovery orientated treatment and interventions that are unable to be provided by less intensive community services. The team is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Occupational Therapist, Grade 2 to join our team.

Your new role:

  • Lead and undertake a range of interventions, including individual, & group work, assessments of functioning, sensory modulation, NDIS, driving, all within a strength based recovery framework.
  • You will have Clinical Supervision with the Chief Occupational Therapist
  • The role also provides Case Management for a client during their admission to AMHRU.

About You:

  • Experience in Clinical Mental Health settings
  • Demonstrated experience & expertise in working with individuals with severe mental health problems
  • A proven ability to provide clinical leadership and discipline specific professional guidance to clinical staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the treatment and rehabilitation of clients who experience persistent psychosis and exhibit challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge in the implementation of quality improvement programs

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Contact: Fiona Connally 
Ph: 0432 831 928

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Occupational Therapist - Grade 1 | VIC

Summary

• Opportunities for experienced Grade 1 Occupational Therapists for rotational positions
• Full time fixed term - Two roles available (One role to September, another to November)
• Progress your career make a difference every day!

Your new team

  • The Occupational Therapy team at the RMH are a friendly and supportive team working together to deliver excellent clinical care
  • We enjoy a collaborative working environment
  • You will help us achieve exceptional patient care within the areas of general medicine, surgery, orthopaedics, plastics, neurosciences, aged care, rehabilitation and community therapy services.
  • In return, you will be supported through supervision and professional development to develop your skills as a Grade 1 Occupational Therapist.
  • Rotations occur in February and August and are spread across City and Royal Park campuses, through acute, sub-acute, rehabilitation and community services
  • The initial rotation will be determined once the successful applicant is appointed

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Learn and develop your professional skills in a fast paced hospital environment
  • Manage your time and prioritise your clinical load
  • Communicate effectively with patients, consumers and colleagues
  • Deliver evidence based best practice and contemporary models of care

Your Contribution

  • Existing workplace experience as an Occupational Therapist
  • Recognised degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • You are a quick learner and ready for a fast paced work environment.

Your application

Applicants must submit a brief cover letter with 5-10 dot points to indicate why and how you are prepared for a grade 1 position at the RMH in order to be considered for this role. These can be related to professional, extra-curricular, educational or other relevant experience and must be specific.

Benefits of working at Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.
  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs (That’s an additional day off every month!), onsite car parking, close to public transport
  • Be part of a team that prides itself on a collaborative and inclusive environment, committed to high quality evidence based patient care

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Interested?

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

Contact: Colin Steel 
Ph: (03) 9342-3177

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

 

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