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Senior Clinicians (Drug & Alcohol) | Allied Health Disciplines | VIC

Summary

Join the innovative Drugs & Alcohol Service (DAS) at Barwon Health in this pivotal time within the expanding team as a discipline specific Senior Clinician.

  • Brand new roles created to better meet consumers’ treatment & support needs
  • Addiction psychiatrist oversight within a forward thinking & planning team
  • 3x Permanent Part Time (0.8FTE) Positions available (OT, Psych or Social Worker specific)
  • Relocation packages and assistance available to all eligible applicants

DAS is expanding and we are seeking three new Senior Clinicians to facilitate the clinical and support needs for the consumer group, as well as an enhanced hours service delivery model.

About the facility

DAS provides clinical treatment and harm reduction services for people seeking assistance with their substance use. We provide comprehensive assessment, counselling, non-residential withdrawal, brief intervention and bridging support, and care co-ordination for people seeking treatment for their substance use.

DAS is located in central Geelong in newly refurbished offices and is in close proximity to University Hospital. The location provides great access to the Geelong shopping and arts precinct, the Geelong Waterfront and public transport. To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.

About the roles

The Senior Clinician positions will be discipline specific (Psychologist, Occupational Therapist and Social Worker) with the primary objectives of:

  • Providing discipline specific assessments and interventions for DAS consumers
  • Providing clinical and line management leadership within the team in collaboration with the Manager and Addiction Psychiatrist
  • Contributing to service quality improvement
  • Providing discipline specific supervision to staff and students

About the culture

We at DAS are very passionate about the work we do. We are highly experienced and dedicated to providing evidence informed practice and ongoing service improvement for consumers and their families seeking assistance with their substance use.

We pride ourselves in team work and flexibility, and encourage all interested Allied Health  Clinicians with AOD experience to apply for this position.

What we offer

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional Development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Attractive salary packaging benefits!
  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments
  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Mental Health Recruitment team via email at mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

Please note that applicants may be contacted for interview prior to application closing date.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health Immunisation Policy.

Occupational Therapist | New Graduate | QLD

Summary

Kick start your health career through our 24-month graduate program. Final places remain for Occupational Therapy graduates.

• Smooth, supported induction to get you on the right track
• Three rotations that allow you to experience different brands and locations in our network
• Continual professional development, to grow your skills and knowledge

At its core, the APM Group is a leading global human services and health care organisation with a purpose of enabling better lives. Our network of more than 7,500 people in 10 countries is dedicated to helping individuals of all abilities thrive with independent and fulfilling lives.

In the last 12 months, our team members have reached the lives of more than 1 million people.

Our passion lies in helping people be their best, and we believe in celebrating the success of every individual who overcomes physical, intellectual, or psychological injury, illness or disability, to reach their goal in life.

Apply now for the Graduate Program

Final places are now open for new Occupational Therapy graduates in the APM Group Graduate Program. Through the program, you’ll: 

  • Enter the world of occupational rehabilitation, experiencing the satisfaction that comes from creating physically and psychologically safe workplaces
  • Rotate across our three WorkCare businesses, getting a feel for different brands and how they work in the occupational health sector.

What’s in it for you?

When you join APM, you’ll start off with a smooth, supported induction including face-to-face and virtual interactions along with online training.

Throughout your program, you’ll be offered a series of learning and development opportunities, 1-to-1 mentor support, shadowing opportunities and exposure to a variety of case work to support your growth and set you up for success.

Other benefits for you include performance incentives that reward achievements, salary packaging, smart phone and laptop, discounted health insurance and flexible working options.

Eligibility requirements

  • Graduation achieved by Feb 2022
  • Have completed an undergraduate qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Eligible for AHPRA Registration

How to apply

Click APPLY now and complete your application through our online recruitment platform. You will be asked to complete a video as part of your application - we’ll send you instructions on how to do this after you apply.

We're committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity
We welcome all people to join our team, including people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, living with disability, all gender identities, LGBTQIA+, people of any socioeconomic status, of any age, race, national origin or ethnicity. We believe each person’s uniqueness makes us even better at the work we do.

 

Occupational Therapist | Early career or experienced | NSW

Summary

Rehab Health and Fitness Australia provides multidisciplinary Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy services across the metropolitan Sydney area.

We have fantastic opportunities for early-career or experienced Occupational Therapists to join our supportive and caring team.

About the Role

As part of our community team, services are provided in the client's home, though further opportunities may be provided within our clinic-based services.

Responsibilities of the role could include

  • Prescription of complex and general AT, home modifications, seating, and therapeutic services
  • Exploring living options for clients
  • Broad assessment and intervention
  • Assisting clients to return to independence
  • Assessment and report writing
  • Functional rehabilitation and upper limb therapy
  • Seating Clinic
  • SDA/SIL assessments

About You

You are an experienced or early-career occupational therapist with the following qualifications:  

  • AHPRA registration
  • Current Australian drivers license
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively with experienced OT’s and other allied health services
  • Above-average report writing skills

Why Join Us

At Rehab Health and Fitness Australia, high-quality care comes first, not unrealistic KPIs. Enrich your professional experience, make a difference in our clients' lives and be valued for your contribution to our collaborative team. We offer: 

  • Competitive salary + superannuation, mobile phone, laptop and generous car allowance
  • Tailored career development through ongoing training and mentoring from our caring and highly qualified team
  • Incredible team culture with a focus on quality and outcome
  • Flexibility and excellent work/life balance - we understand the juggle of work, kids and life!

About us

Rehab Health and Fitness Australia has been providing high-level Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy services since 2008. We treat a broad range of client cases at our main clinic in North Strathfield, our new clinic in Gregory Hills, and through our at-home community service across metropolitan Sydney. Our team prides itself on providing a collaborative and supportive environment with individualised opportunities for professional development. 

How to Apply 

If you're as excited about this fantastic opportunity as we are, please apply with your resume and a short cover letter. 

We look forward to meeting you!

 

Senior Clinician (Community Treatment & Transition Program) | VIC

Summary

• Full time, Ongoing / SW3, OT3, P3, RPN4
• Clifton Hill

A career in the forensic mental health sector is diverse, challenging and rewarding. A career at Forensicare will be like no other. If you’re passionate about supporting people in their mental health recovery, Forensicare is where you need to be.

You will be a part of a caring and supportive team, making a real difference to people living with the dual stigma of mental illness and offending. We approach our work with curiosity and a commitment to understanding the unique needs of our consumers and carers. Working across community, hospital and prison settings, you can learn, apply your specialist skills, conduct research and advance in your profession. Together, we can contribute to a more connected, compassionate mental health and criminal justice system.

Job location 

This position is located at the Community Forensic Mental Health Service (CFMHS) in Clifton Hill, 15 minutes from Melbourne’s city centre. CFMHS is a specialist state-wide agency that works with individuals who have a serious mental health illness and have offended or are at risk of offending. 

About the role 

The Community Treatment and Transition (CTT) Program supports Thomas Embling Hospital in effectively planning for and preparing Forensic patients timely and safe transition back into the community. The CTT Program provides treatment, Case Management and supervision of Forensic Patients upon discharge from Thomas Embling Hospital.

Duties: 

  • Case Management of clients on Custodial Supervision Orders who are preparing for or having been granted Extended Leave from Thomas Embling Hospital.
  • Provision of consultation to the Thomas Embling Hospital regarding community transition planning, readiness and risk management.

Skills and experience:

  • Approved degree in Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Psychiatric Nursing or Psychology, and be registered with APHRA/be eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
  • Minimum five years’ experience post qualification within mental health, preferably recent experience in community mental health setting.
  • Demonstrated competency in mental health and risk assessment.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, implementing, co-ordinating and evaluating complex case management interventions within a recovery framework.

This position is subject to a Police Check.

A culture where people matter. 

  • Excellent supervision and investment in the skill development of managers and supervisors.
     
  • Celebration and reward for good performance, through employee recognition.
     
  • A leading, multi-faceted approach to safety, with unparalleled strategic, practical, individualised and team-based supports to minimise risks and fear and maximise safety and security, underpinned by our workplace health and safety strategy.
     
  • Access to an employee assistance program – an external, confidential, self-referral employee wellbeing program, for personal or work-related matters.
     
  • A mental health and wellbeing program providing psychological support, peer support and critical incidence response programs, as needed.
     

For more information on employee benefits visit https://www.forensicare.vic.gov.au/careers/employee-benefits

Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencing work at Forensicare.

Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and developing a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTQI, people with a lived experience of disability, as well as people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

 

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

Phone: (03) 9377 3400

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.

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: Jacqueline Fischer 93773400

Community Group Program Coordinator | Part time | VIC

Phone: 0447 432 246

Summary

• Ongoing role working with an innovative team of group coordinators
• Participate in a key service development following the Royal Commission into Victorian Mental Health Services
• Use your creativity, initiative and leadership to influence future group program
• Work for a leading AMHS across a multidisciplinary team

NorthWestern Mental Health is one of the largest providers of Mental Health Services in Victoria. Our multi-disciplinary workforce of skilled and dynamic clinicians, consumers and carers, provide a recovery oriented approach to care.

Your new role:

  • Develop and implement an effective group program which is informed by the Inner West Practice Domains
  • Deliver evidence- based group treatment and interventions that support consumers with complex mental health related needs and their families/carers
  • Engage clinical community staff to support delivery of the group program and negotiate with program managers regarding time contributions to the group program.
  • Assist in building a positive culture and remain positive in a changing environment.
  • Communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers

About You

  • At least 5 years of experience in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness and psychiatric disability (7 years for Social Work)
  • Experience in the development, delivery, and evaluation of group programs in mental health settings
  • Extensive experience working in recovery focussed mental health services is an essential prerequisite for this role.
  •  Experience and knowledge in development of services that are trauma informed and competent.

Benefits 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.

IWAMHS is part of NorthWestern Mental Health which boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.

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.

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.

Reference :60368

Contact :
Jan Kilicaslan 
0447432246 

 

 

Chief Occupational Therapist | Aged Persons Mental Health | VIC

Summary

• Senior clinical leadership role responsible for Occupational Therapy services and programs
• Salary packaging options, professional development focus
• Part Time (20hrs/week), fixed Term opportunity

Your new team:

The Aged Persons' Mental Health Program (APMHP) provides information, support and specialist mental health services to older people aged 65+ years. The APMHP is committed to working with consumers during their recovery by offering holistic and evidence base treatment, which is inclusive of family/carers and provided by clinicians with well-developed skills.

The APMHP provides service to the entire NorthWestern Mental Health catchment and consists of three acute inpatient units, three Aged Psychiatric Assessment & Treatment Teams (APATT), one Intensive Community Treatment Team (ICT) and a Behaviour and Specialist Intervention Consultation Service (BASICS)

Your new role:

  • Operate as a self-motivated, enthusiastic and well-organised mental health clinical leader with a passion for provision of high quality, recovery focused occupational therapy services
  • Work across a range of settings, using your senior clinical leadership experience to support high quality mental health service delivery
  • Work flexibly, provide engaging education and supervision support to colleagues and work collaboratively APMHP leadership team
  • Provide strategic leadership of the service to ensure evidence based best practice and contemporary models of care 

What you'll bring:

  • Comprehensive experience and demonstrable outcomes in supervision, consultation and risk management, psychiatric assessment and therapeutic interventions
  • High level of expertise in the delivery of mental health service
  • Commitment to professional development for self and others
  • Demonstrated ability to support clinical staff and to engage in performance management processed

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.
 
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 COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.

Preview Link
https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=6K1IwEhQxbI=&mode=Preview

Contact Details:
Colin Barker - (03) 9288 7150

Clinical Case Manager |  MOOD | VIC

Summary

• Join the Orygen Youth Health MOOD Stream in a Part Time Ongoing role
• Provide high-quality clinical care based on clinical experience working with young people with serious mental illness
• Based in Sunshine, Visy Cares Hub and satellite services at Wyndham and Melton

Your new team

Orygen Youth Health (OYH), a program of NorthWestern Mental Health, 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 OYH also works alongside Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health which operates four primary mental health care headspace services in the catchment area.

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 involved in the provision of comprehensive clinical case management and psychological therapy to clients of the MOOD Stream.
  • Work with young people who are experiencing moderate to severe mood disorders and may also present with a range of co-morbid mental health issues
  • Work within a specialist multidisciplinary team
  • Function autonomously, carry a caseload of clients, participate in clinical review meetings and practice according to the philosophy and protocols of the service

About You:

  • Substantial experience in provision of mental health treatment, including with young people as a Occupational Therapist Grade 2, Social Worker Grade 2, Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3 or Psychologist Grade 2 to be their Clinical Case Manager
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with young people & families
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness

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 multidisciplinary 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.

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 details:
Richard Bell – 0449508803
Jaymee Pingitore - 0399276200

Preview link:
https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=cZJ5mToYMO8=&mode=Preview

 

Occupational Therapist - Senior (Bundaberg) | QLD

Summary

Position Title: Occupational Therapist - Senior (Bundaberg)

Location: Integrated Care Services, Bundaberg Hospital

Remuneration: You will receive competitive salary rates between $55.23 – $59.43 p.h., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (HP4) (Temporary Part Time, 45.6 hours p.f., from date of appointment up to 16th October 2022) (Applications will remain current for 12 months).

Job Ad Reference: H2110WB391448

Duties:    

  • To deliver high level Occupational Therapy clinical services and professional expertise within the Integrated Care Services, Bundaberg.
  • Work autonomously within the multidisciplinary Integrated Care team to manage, coordinate and provide optimal, responsive and flexible Occupational Therapy services in acute and community settings.
  • The position will focus on preventing inappropriate and avoidable admissions by supporting the needs of the patient, their family and significant others through the transition from an acute care environment to the home setting.

 

Enquiries: Linda Roche (07) 4150 2590

Job Ad Reference: H2110WB391448

Application Details: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-H2110WB391448   

Closing Date:  Monday, 8th November 2021

 

Associate Professor/Professor and Course Director | Occupational Therapy | VIC

Summary

  • Department of Nursing and Allied Health
  • Full time ongoing position at our Hawthorn campus
  • Academic Level D/E: $147,648 - $162,463 plus 17% super

About the Job

Swinburne is embarking on an exciting journey, working towards our new vision of bringing people and technology together to build a better world. As our new Associate Professor/Professor and Course Director, Occupational Therapy, you will lead, innovate and embrace diversity to enrich the opportunities of colleagues and students in the delivery of postgraduate Masters of Occupational Therapy Program.

You will be focused on providing strong and energetic leadership in teaching and research for the program, within the Department of Nursing and Allied Health at Swinburne University. It is expected that you will have expertise in health research and will lead and contribute to curriculum in Occupational Therapy. At Swinburne University, you will deliver curriculum through several different mediums including face to face, online, and using virtual and augmented reality systems.

The Course Director will lead the course and contribute strategic direction working closely with the Chair of Department. The candidate will contribute to work integrated learning and progress an active research profile aligned to the strategic direction of the Department of Nursing and Allied Health.

The appointment will be made at the level appropriate to the successful appointee’s qualifications and experience.

About Swinburne University of Technology


Swinburne is a young university with a long history. As a dual-sector university of technology, born of a technical college, we are proud of Swinburne’s technology DNA, and of our national and global standing. Our contribution to Technology, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and the STEM disciplines, and our track record of meaningful industry and community engagement, are natural manifestations of the legacy initiated by the vision of our founders George and Ethel Swinburne in 1902. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

About you


To be suitable for the role you will have:
• A doctoral qualification in Occupational Science or a closely related discipline
and be AHPRA registered as an Occupational Therapist
• Extensive experience in undertaking teaching, associated administrative duties, coordination and curriculum development.
• A strong national and international reputation with a demonstrated track record in research and publications to a high level in areas related to occupational therapy/science
• Demonstrated excellence in and commitment to innovative education, including blended learning formats, online teaching, the use of a variety of visual and digital/innovative formats.

A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

Benefits
To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Careers at Swinburne and refer to ‘Benefits’ section.

How to apply and further information

To view the position description or to start an application please click on apply or ‘begin’ and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description.

For further information about this position, contact Professor Rachael McDonald - Chair, Department of Nursing and Allied Health, via email rachaelmcdonald@swin.edu.au

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.

Applications close at 5pm, Friday 5th November 2021
(Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position)

Click here for Position Description

How to apply:

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 specialise in providing consumers and carers with serious mental illness assessment, diagnosis and appropriate evidenced based treatment.

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. In return, you will be supported to undertake continuous professional development and enjoy the work that you do. We have good processes and supports in place to help you organise your day and do it well.

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.

The purpose of this role is to build capacity within AMHS's to ensure all eligible consumers have been referred for psychosocial support through either scheme, and to provide an AMHS interface between NDIS and EIPRS providers.

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.

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.

Preview Link:
https://melbournehealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=kZ+LT0sHSyU=&mode=Preview

Contact details:
Trevor Carlisle – 0417387619
Aoife Pollins - 0393773400

Senior Occupational Therapist | Tasmanian Health Services | TAS

Summary

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.

Vacancy

1.0 FTE Permanent Position

Duties

If General Medicine is your interest and skill set then come and join our team as a Senior Occupational Therapist in the Royal Hobart Hospital, the largest teaching Hospital in Tasmania. 

Services to General Medicine are delivered across four inpatient wards and in the emergency department.  Occupational therapy is part of an engaged multidisciplinary team who are working on two exciting General Medicine service initiatives.  There is a mix of level 1-2 and senior occupational therapists, and allied health assistants, providing the occupational therapy service.  They are supported by the occupational therapy acute team leader and clinical lead.

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 in General Medicine, 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 General Medicine to the Manager, Team Leader, and Clinical Lead and working with the occupational therapy medical team to implement practice change.  Within the multidisciplinary team you are expected to work collaboratively, represent occupational therapy, and contribute to service development.

As one of the senior occupational therapists in general medicine you are responsible for the supervision and support for Level 1-2 Occupational Therapists rotating into this area and Allied Health Assistants who work across disciplines.

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’ individual 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 this position (below) closes on 03 October 2021.  Please contact Christy Dorward other upcoming vacancies in the acute and rehabilitation inpatient settings.

Statement of duties, salary information, and application process can be found at: Senior Occupational Therapist, General Medicine, Tasmania

 

 

 

 

2022 Occupational Therapist Graduate Program | Ability Action | NSW

Summary

Be part of the industry's best OT Grad Program 2022! Feel supported with 3 levels of quality supervision.

Be rewarded with a market leading salary packaging & attractive benefits $$

Welcome to Ability Action Australia!

We are a national therapy services provider. Every day and in many ways, we are here to help NDIS participants – children, adolescents and adults (0-65yrs) – get more out of life today! Help us help others to improve their access, function, development, independence, and overall health and wellbeing.

About the role:

Our Graduate Program provides you with a well-rounded knowledge base that sets you up for success, while providing several layers of built-in supervision and mentorship to ensure you are supported as you learn. You will...

  • Build your capability and confidence across six key areas of OT, including assistive tech, home mods, paediatrics, SIL/SDA/ILO and mental health and wellbeing.
  • Assess participants emotional, psychological, cognitive, developmental and physical level of function and capacity
  • Deliver therapeutic interventions that are evidence-based and help participants get more out of life!
  • Provide support and advice on adaptations to the environment including home, school, work and residential facilities

About you:

We are looking for people who authentically want to improve the lives of people living with a disability. 

  • Looking for a fun and inviting team culture where we look out for one another!
  • A Team Player who is eager to learn from and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of Allied Health professionals
  • Eligible for registration with AHPRA upon graduating as an Occupational Therapist

What's in it for you?

When you join the AAA family, you join a team that encourages growth, promotes inclusion, welcomes differences, and genuinely cares about your wellbeing. With us, you'll find your ideal career, where you are supported to work with purpose, grow as a professional and be yourself.

As a valued member of our 2022 Occupational Therapy Graduate Program, you will benefit from:

  • $72k base + super, car allowance, salary packaging, laptop, smartphone, generous CPD allowance AND attractive incentive programs
  • Three levels of supervision including 1-on-1 weekly supervision from a Senior OT, group supervision within your region and Australia-wide fortnightly training sessions
  • A gradual “ramp up” period 
  • Flexibility to work from home or office and choose your hours!
  • Unlimited career growth opportunities through AAA and our parent company, MedHealth

Sound like you? Then, we want to hear from you!

Click on the APPLY button or please contact Nicole Luland, on 0429 697 806 or email nluland@abilityactionaustralia.com.au to have a confidential discussion about our program. If your resume is not quite up-to-date you can add me on LinkedIn for a more informal conversation - https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicole-luland-95331630/ 

You are welcome here

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, proudly welcoming people with disability including mental health conditions, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people from the LGBTQI community, veterans, carers and Indigenous Australians to our team. When you join MedHealth, we want you to bring your whole self to work – and we value your unique contribution.

2022 Occupational Therapist Graduate Program | Ability Action | VIC

Summary

Be part of the industry's best OT Grad Program 2022! Feel supported with 3 levels of quality supervision.

Be rewarded with a market leading salary packaging & attractive benefits $$

Welcome to Ability Action Australia!

We are a national therapy services provider. Every day and in many ways, we are here to help NDIS participants – children, adolescents and adults (0-65yrs) – get more out of life today! Help us help others to improve their access, function, development, independence, and overall health and wellbeing.

About the role:

Our Graduate Program provides you with a well-rounded knowledge base that sets you up for success, while providing several layers of built-in supervision and mentorship to ensure you are supported as you learn. You will...

  • Build your capability and confidence across six key areas of OT, including assistive tech, home mods, paediatrics, SIL/SDA/ILO and mental health and wellbeing.
  • Assess participants emotional, psychological, cognitive, developmental and physical level of function and capacity
  • Deliver therapeutic interventions that are evidence-based and help participants get more out of life!
  • Provide support and advice on adaptations to the environment including home, school, work and residential facilities

About you:

We are looking for people who authentically want to improve the lives of people living with a disability. 

  • Looking for a fun and inviting team culture where we look out for one another!
  • A Team Player who is eager to learn from and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of Allied Health professionals
  • Eligible for registration with AHPRA upon graduating as an Occupational Therapist

What's in it for you?

When you join the AAA family, you join a team that encourages growth, promotes inclusion, welcomes differences, and genuinely cares about your wellbeing. With us, you'll find your ideal career, where you are supported to work with purpose, grow as a professional and be yourself.

As a valued member of our 2022 Occupational Therapy Graduate Program, you will benefit from:

  • $72k base + super, car allowance, salary packaging, laptop, smartphone, generous CPD allowance AND attractive incentive programs
  • Three levels of supervision including 1-on-1 weekly supervision from a Senior OT, group supervision within your region and Australia-wide fortnightly training sessions
  • A gradual “ramp up” period 
  • Flexibility to work from home or office and choose your hours!
  • Unlimited career growth opportunities through AAA and our parent company, MedHealth

Sound like you? Then, we want to hear from you!

Click on the APPLY button or please contact Indiana Evans, on 0488 588 309 or email ievans@abilityactionaustralia.com.au to have a confidential discussion about our program. If your resume is not quite up-to-date you can add me on LinkedIn for a more informal conversation - https://www.linkedin.com/in/indiana-evans-9023ba107

You are welcome here

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, proudly welcoming people with disability including mental health conditions, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people from the LGBTQI community, veterans, carers and Indigenous Australians to our team. When you join MedHealth, we want you to bring your whole self to work – and we value your unique contribution.

Mental Health Clinician | VIC

Summary

• Join our North West Area Mental Health Service Hume Community Team – Wellness and Recovery
• Based at Broadmeadows and Craigieburn, with occasional travel to other sites
• Full Time Ongoing opportunity

We are a close, supportive and dynamic multidisciplinary team who consistently goes the extra mile to make a positive difference to the lives of the people we work with. We work hard with an often challenging group of people and are bolstered by the collective wisdom, compassion and dedication of our team. We invest in each other, our own skills and have access to a great professional development program.

  • We are committed to seeing our consumers and their families, achieve the things that matter to them.
  • We love to have fun and celebrate each other’s successes.
  • We welcome diversity, creativity and advocacy.
  • We make a real difference to our community by delivering innovative services using a co-design or community development approach.

Your new role:

  • Use your clinical expertise to partner with consumers and their families, enable them to recover from their mental illness and achieve the goals important to them
  • Provide direct care to consumer, their families as well as coordinate other support services to assist the consumer in their recovery
  • As part of a small consultant and geographical based team you support your colleagues by sharing your knowledge, creativity and specialist skills to assist them in providing outstanding care
  • Contribute to your discipline’s specialist work plans
  • Utilise your natural leadership skills you operate a portfolio or an area of interest
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with key stakeholders and partners in care
     

About You:

  • You are someone who thinks outside the square, holds hope and wants to stretch to make a real difference for people
  • You are appropriately qualified, have experience in clinical mental health services or a keen desire to grow and teach others.
  • Passionate and driven to preserve the good mental health of people
  • Commitment to providing clinical mental health services in a high demand environment

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 Person : Deb Carrin
Contact Number : 0407870431

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.

 

Youth Mental Health Clinician | Early Psychosis Stream | VIC

Phone: 0449 508 803

Summary

• Join Orygen's Early Psychosis Stream team in a Full-Time Ongoing position
• Based in Sunshine, Visy Cares Hub and satellite services at Wyndham and Melton
• Provide high-quality clinical care based on clinical experience working with young people with serious mental illness

Your new team

Orygen Youth Health (OYH), a program of NorthWestern Mental Health, 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. OYH also works alongside Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health which operates four primary mental health care headspace services in the catchment area.

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 involved in the provision of comprehensive clinical case management and psychological therapy to clients of the Early Psychosis Stream. These clients are young people who are at risk of developing a psychotic illness or experiencing a first episode of psychosis and may also present with a range of co-morbid mental health issues.

Function autonomously, carry a caseload of clients, participate in clinical review meetings and practice according to the philosophy and protocols of the service. Provide interventions to clients from a range of Clinical Streams and spend time working within other programs such as the Youth Access Team or the Outreach team.

About you

  • Previous experience as Occupational Therapist Grade 2, Social Worker Grade 2, Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 3 or Psychologist Grade 2 to be their Clinical Case Manager
  • Previous experience in provision of mental health treatment, including with young people
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with young people & families
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness

Benefit of working with Orygen:

  • 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   Richard Bell
Contact Phone   0449508803

Alternate Contact Name Lucy Graham
Alternate Contact Phone 0399276200

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.

 

OTA Mentoring Program Design Consultant | OTA

Summary

Conduct a brief review the existing Occupational Therapy Australia mentoring program, explore options and provide recommendations on the most suitable program design and platform product for our development of a contemporary OTA e-mentoring program for our 12,000+ members.

OTA Learning & Development Strategic Planning Consultant | OTA

Summary

A Learning and Development Consultant is needed to assist OTA in developing our scope of programming for the next phase of capability development opportunities for our members and the broader occupational therapy profession in Australia.

The consultant we seek will be highly confident to quickly develop a program framework and road map by undertaking a systemic approach to scanning the L&D horizon to ensure OTA professional development initiatives are contemporary, progressive and respond to key policy and reform activities.

The recommendations they provide will enable OTA to create a unique market advantage which can be forecasted forward across multiple years of anticipated need and delivery opportunities.

Instructional Designer | LMS integration

Summary

An instructional designer agency needed to provide project support to integrate contents of eLearning experiences into our LMS. The right provider will be efficient at ensuring the engaging and inspirational presentation of contents to achieve defined learning objectives related to allied health professional practice.

Clinical Product Specialist | Loop+ | NSW

Summary

Do you currently spend your days understanding, supporting and educating clinicians, families, seating colleagues and other stakeholders to enable the best outcomes for wheelchair users?
We would love to chat with you about exciting role that combines your passion for wheelchair seating and assistive technology with your skills as a leader, connector and educator.

Loop+ is a virtual care system for wheelchair users. A connected and continuous approach to care management, loop+ tracks movement, learns routines and identifies potential risks based on changes in daily habits and physical activity. 

We are looking for an exceptional Clinical Product Specialist to join our team to focus on supporting allied health clinicians in the use of loop+ in clinics around Australia.

The loop+ continuous care platform is transforming the way wheelchair users manage and optimise their health. The loop+ product receives data from our under-cushion sensor pad to share with users and their care team to inform health decisions.

The Clinical Product Specialist will lead the Customer Success Team to grow the use of loop+ in clinics around Australia. Your experience in wheelchair seating will help you to connect loop+ services to the needs of your allied health network to efficiently gain insights into their clients’ habits, as well as work directly with our customers so they can make informed decisions from their data insights. You will design, manage, and implement education materials to explain how loop+ can provide all stakeholders with the confidence to proactively manage the health of wheelchair users in everyday life. 

You will enjoy working with the loop+ team if you are curious, resourceful and action orientated. We are a small agile team that support each other to respond quickly to opportunities and unexpected changes. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver quarterly plans for the engagement of allied health professionals to drive loop+ usage for meaningful clinical outcomes.
  • Manage a growing team to execute on the quarterly plans to support the success of our customers. 
  • Track effectiveness of engagement tactics and evolve plans as assumptions are refined. 
  • Develop and deliver clinical education and training programs to clinicians and distribution partners.
  • Train internal customer-facing team members on materials.
  • Communicate loop+ value in the market including planning and hosting a calendar of in-services, webinars, Q&A’s and other educational forums.
  • With the support of our Product and Data teams, gather evidence of loop+’s impact to document case studies and clinical programs to maximise the usefulness of loop+ in the clinical workflow. 
  • Work with Clinical Educators in the market to explore how loop+ data can be used to evidence and validate their products or services.
  • With the support of our Data team, research, prepare and present papers and publications at key conferences, and attend conferences such as ANZCos, ISCoS, Asia-Oceanic Seating Symposium.
  • Support the Product team with expert practical knowledge related to clinical practice and products.
  • Create simple one-page documents that support loop+’s outcomes and evidence with clinical literature and guidelines.

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Wheelchair seating experience as an Assistive Technology professional, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Nurse, or similar.
  • Strong network and held in high regard by the allied health and assistive technology community.
  • Track record of supporting wheelchair users and their circle of care to make the best purchase for their needs.
  • Strong team and stakeholder leadership skills.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills. You must demonstrate the ability to clearly, accurately and effectively explain technical and clinical concepts to an audience of any experience background. 
  • Ability to analyse, organise and prioritise work accurately while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Travel around the country as required (in line with health and safety guidelines).

This role is for you if you are a senior clinician or person with similar seating/AT knowledge from the private sector, with a minimum 5 years disability/healthcare experience and a minimum 3 years specialising in seating/seating equipment. You must have a valid AHPRA Registration.

Our office is located in Redfern and you will have the option of working in the office and remotely. Car expenses for work-related travel will be covered.

Please apply if this role aligns with your passion and skills.

Our Values at loop+

Make an Impact

For customers and our business. We co-design with customers to deliver meaningful and motivating impact. We’re obsessed with finding the action a user can take to make positive changes in their everyday life.

Always be Learning

We listen. We are curious and seek out continuous improvement. We surround ourselves with diverse opinions to challenge our experience and knowledge. We have the courage to change.

Deliver Outcomes

We have a bias towards action – getting the product into the user’s hands. We’re aligned to deliver outcomes not tasks, understanding what success looks like for our users. We value excellence over perfection.

Take Ownership

We own our own improvement: we’re honest about mistakes and learn from them. We raise issues and propose solutions. We lend a hand outside our core role.

Measure what Matters

Quantify impact of behaviour change. Seek moments that matter for our users. Scale insight into tools for sustainable healthy habits for the greatest number.

 

 

 

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