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Allied Health Clinician | South West Healthcare

Summary

We are seeking motivated Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Child Psychologists or Social Workers to work within our child-focussed, multidisciplinary team as part of the “School Readiness Funding” and “Speech Pathology in Schools” initiatives. These programs work collaboratively with kindergartens, primary schools and families, to provide quality programs and supports to help children get the most out of their early learning. Our team of Allied Health Professionals work in collaboration with educators in kindergartens, teachers in schools, and with families, to build their capability to create an environment for early primary school aged children that promotes:

  • improved speech, language, social interaction and early literacy outcomes
  • self-regulation and positive and pro-social behaviours
  • social and emotional wellbeing and mastery of everyday tasks.

The School Readiness Program will provide services across the South West region, and these positions may be based in Warrnambool, Portland, Hamilton or Camperdown. Full time or part time positions are available until December 2021.

What you bring

As an experienced Allied Health Clinician, you will have proven clinical experience working within the early years or education sector, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated collaborative approach to multi-disciplinary care.  You will have a comprehensive knowledge of contemporary practice and passion for driving client centred care.  

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as Mental Health first aid, resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria’s Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.wonderfulwarrnambool.com.au/

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Claire Nailon (Speech Pathology Manager) on (03) 5563 1548 or email cnailon@swh.net.au

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016 – 2020 or Victorian Public Health Sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021, with the appropriate classification of Psychologist or Social Worker Grade 1 or 2.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employment Working with Children’s Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 26 January 2020.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

Clinical Case Manager | MOOD

Phone: 03 9966 9100
Url: www.nwmh.org.au

Summary

  • Multidisciplinary position - Grade 2 (Occupational Therapy, Social Worker, Clinical Psychologist) & Grade 3 Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Part Time ongoing - 64 hours per fortnight
  • Sunshine, Visy Cares Hub and satellite services at Wyndham and Melton

Life With Us:

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.  Specialist clinical streams offer targeted interventions for psychotic disorders (including young people at ‘ultra-high risk’ of psychosis), mood disorders, and personality disorders; and also manage the co-morbid substance use disorders, eating disorders, and neurodevelopment disorders. A forensic stream is under development.  Streams are supported by the Psychosocial Recovery program and the Community Development program. Additional information is available at www.oyh.org.au.  

A Job To Be Proud Of:

  • Provision of comprehensive clinical case management and psychological therapy to clients of the MOOD Clinical Stream. These clients are young people who are experiencing moderate to severe mood disorders and may also present with a range of co-morbid mental health issues
  • Work with a specialist multidisciplinary team environment
  • Responsible for devising, implementing and evaluating an appropriate treatment plan for each young person and their family
  • Provision of highly skilled clinical assessments, psychological treatments, home-based assertive outreach to facilitate engagement and case management tasks
  • Liaison with other agencies and advocacy on behalf of the young person
  • Function autonomously, carry a caseload of clients, participate in clinical review meetings and practice according to the philosophy and protocols of the service

Your Contribution:

  • Qualifications in a relevant area of practice
  • A minimum of 2 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.

Our Commitment To You: 

  • Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs
  • Orygen Youth Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym (some sites), 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!), onsite car parking, close to public transport 

Connect With Us:  

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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.

Contact Name Ben McKechnie

Contact Phone 03 9966 9100

Alternate Contact Name Jaymee Pingitore

Alternate Contact Phone 03 9927 6200

Grade 2 Occupational Therapist | Full Time

Summary

Grade 2 Occupational Therapist position in a forensic psychosocial rehabilitation unit.

  • Full time, ongoing Grade 2 Occupational Therapist position
  • Reference number 12665
  • Based at Ravenhall Correctional Centre, Ravenhall
  • Great salary packaging conditions and leave entitlements
  • Free onsite parking

Forensicare (the Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health) is the leading provider of forensic mental health services across Victoria. We deliver recovery-focused programs to consumers with serious mental illnesses across the Victorian justice system, mental health sector, and the community--from early intervention and prevention, to inpatient care, rehabilitation, and community transition support.

Our services are delivered through:

  • Thomas Embling Hospital: a secure mental health hospital
  • Prison mental health services throughout Victoria
  • Community  Forensic Mental Health Service

We also work in partnership with Swinburne University of Technology through the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science to deliver a forensic mental health research program, specialist training, and ongoing professional education.

Forensicare is the statutory agency responsible for the provision of adult forensic mental health services across Victoria. Completed in 2017, the new medium-security men's prison is located in Ravenhall Correctional Centre in Melbourne's west, providing world-class forensic mental health services in Victoria in a purpose-built state of the art facility developed to international best practice standards.

About the role:

The Occupational Therapy role plans, implements, evaluates and documents Occupational Therapy assessment and treatment and works as a member of the multi-disciplinary team, for the men on the unit. Additionally, the Occupational Therapist plays an active role in planning, facilitating and evaluating a range of group programs on the unit, designed to meet the needs of the population. Using a recovery focused lens, the Occupational Therapist also acts as a key clinician for a small number of men on the unit. 

Duties:

  • Contribute to the creation of a therapeutic environment where decision-making, adaptive functional behaviour, meaningful engagement and independent living can be practiced.
  • Assess, interpret and intervene to improve occupational performance through identifying individual needs based on functional deficits and strengths, and through promoting occupational choices.
  • Participate in the general assessment and treatment of patients through group work and individual sessions, making a strong discipline-specific contribution to the clinical team’s understanding of the patient and their situation.
  • Focus on the development of age-appropriate life roles and skills required by patients for community adaptation, including a responsible attitude about health care and personal wellbeing with a particular focus on health promotion, early intervention and prevention.

Skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated skills in the mental health field, knowledge and understanding of the current occupational therapy approaches in working with mentally ill people.
  • Awareness of the issues of care delivery in forensic mental health within both prison and hospital environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport and to work collaboratively, flexibly and responsibly with patients and with all members of the multi-disciplinary team.

Mandatory qualifications & registrations:

  • Approved degree in Occupational Therapy recognised for membership of OT Australia – Australian Association of Occupational Therapists.
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulations Agency (AHPRA)
  • The successful candidate will be required to register their qualifications on eCredential

Benefits:

We value our staff and provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • Great salary packaging conditions & leave entitlements
  • Bonus payment for relevant postgrad qualifications
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Programs including: Staff health service, Critical Incident Stress Management and Employee Assistance Programs.

Forensicare values a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is subject to a Police Check.

Forensicare promotes the following values: responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect and leadership; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke free environment.

Mental Health Professional | Occupational Therapist | Part Time

Phone: 03 5253 0400
Email: recruitment@bch.org.au
Url: www.bch.org.au

Summary

BCH is the major provider of primary health care service on the Bellarine Peninsula. BCH operates from five locations one being youth specific. BCH provides a comprehensive range of health services including: General Practice, allied health, community nursing, palliative care, dental services, home care packages, child, youth and adult health, allied health, community nursing, dental services, Home Care packages, social support, exercise programs and primary prevention.

An exciting opportunity has opened within BCH’s Youth Mental Health team.  We are expanding and providing a diverse range of services to our increasing population especially within the NDIS stream.  Currently we deliver services across our sites, within schools, community settings and in client’s homes. We are interested in hearing from suitably experienced OT’s that can support this work and in particular those with an interest in Mental Health, facilitating groups and working within a supportive multi-disciplinary team within a dedicated youth setting.

BCH is currently seeking an experienced and suitably qualified Mental Health OT to join our expanding Mental Health and youth team.  Eligibility for a Medicare provider number is not essential but desirable.

Grade 2 clinicians are encouraged to apply.

The role is varied and will support and deliver face to face counselling and group work within our Child, Youth and Adult teams and/or specialised clinics.

We are looking for clinicians with

  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Experience in delivering evidence based therapeutic intervention and counselling
  • Solution focused
  • Demonstrated demand management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
  • An understanding of principles of community health

Position Descriptions are available from www.bch.org.au

Enquiries: Tanya Fitzpatrick Youth Health & Wellbeing Manager – tanya.fitzpatrick@bch.org.au  or phone: 52530400

Or Liz Womersley – Executive Manager of Child, Youth & Family liz.womersley@bch.org.au or phone 0459 815 469

Applications must include a cover letter, current CV and respond thoroughly to Key Selection Criteria.  Closing date for applications is January 28th, 2020.

Forward applications to: recruitment@bch.org.au

Occupational Therapist | Change for Life

Summary

Are you a registered or recently graduated occupational therapist?

Do you care about helping children and families with additional needs?

Do you want to make a difference? Join our team as a full-time/part-time salaried occupational therapist. We are a Melbourne private practice as we EXPAND in the West and Geelong….

Why JOIN us ???...

CONTRACT: $70/ billable hour + Super (We have existing Full-Time caseload of 5 to 6 clients per day)

SALARY: Full-time and Part-time salary options also available

You will be JOINING a very skilled multidisciplinary team of psychologists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, dietetics, and behavior intervention specialists to offer a remarkable service for children, families, and educators. We are committed to providing a whole child, family-centered approach. We love LEARNING from each other and working TOGETHER!

We have a massive variety of children using our services. You will have to opportunity to practice familiar skills, develop new skills, get extended, and learn from colleagues in a highly supportive team with lots of team meetings, case load discussions, and budget for PD. We are very committed to providing excellent services and take our in-house training very seriously. You have an opportunity to work with Dr Malini Singh, highly experienced disability trained psychologist and build your skills to work in mental health.

As a new team member, you will be fully supported with a well-planned and sustainable case load; external training; opportunities to participate offsite; hearing speakers offer PD to the team; and really enhance your skills. We bring our team members in, get them settled, and offer full-time dedicated administrative support to work in a confident, calm, happy, well supported, and focused environment. We want OUR team to really look forward to doing their job exceptionally rather than worrying about other things.

You will be JOINING a team that is:

  • Highly organised, reliable, motivated, and passionate about making a difference by providing evidence-based therapy.
  • Effective communicators who enjoy working with a broad cultural range of families and children sensitively and respectfully.
  • Great at taking initiative within a team and being collaborative.
  • Sharing ideas with the team and participating in initiatives in order to build their own skills and that of the practice.
  • Meticulous at writing high quality reports, note taking, giving timely feedback to families, and following our clear protocols in working with funding guidelines.
  • Engaging in learning opportunities and career development.
  • Demonstrating capacity for working independently within a collaborative team.
  • Having very friendly, empathetic, and warm personalities with excellent professionalism and boundaries.

What our team has to say…

  • We feel valued and are given the support to grow and gain skills with senior clinicians running the team
  • Welcoming team members who love to hang out, listen, and help each other
  • We have huge variety in our work and great kids and families to work
  • We are a truly multidisciplinary team
  • We have flexible roles and lots of professional development and amazing opportunities to grow and learn
  • Our full-time admin team is constantly working on processes and procedures to meet our needs 
  • We are a happy and fun work-place, free of politics
  • We enjoy making a contribution and helping children and families in a vibrant multicultural environment

This is an exciting and unique opportunity for YOU to join our team in 2020.

Applications Close SOON. 

We look forward to getting your application and meeting you for an interview. Give us a call so we can answer any of those last remaining questions. You can also drop us a line and our OTs will be happy to assist you with any discipline specific queries.

NEW GRADUATES ARE WELCOME TO APPLY

To apply please send your CV and a Cover Letter to aaron@changeforlife.com.au

Occupational Therapist | Early Childhood Intervention

Summary

Mpower is seeking a skilled Occupational Therapist to join our vibrant and supportive team of early childhood intervention professionals. You will be supporting children with disabilities aged 0-7 years and their families by providing Occupational Therapy supports and family centred services. The position involves working with children accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

This position is full time, ongoing and based in Warrnambool Victoria. Salary packaging and extra purchased leave available. Part-time applicants will be considered.

Mpower is a well-established, successful, accredited not-for-profit community-based organisation servicing the populations in the south west of Victoria. Mpower has been providing a range of services to individuals and families in the south west for over 40 years. The organisation emerged to meet the needs of families of children with disabilities in the Warrnambool region at a time when services in rural and regional areas were difficult to obtain.

Over time, the operation of Mpower has grown from a small voluntary service to an accredited agency employing in excess of 70 staff and providing a range of support services to over 800 families regionally.

The Team

The Early Childhood Intervention team includes occupational therapists, speech pathologists, psychologist, early childhood teachers and assistants. This a strong team with a wide variation in skills and experience, as such this role would be suitable for therapists with experience or new graduates.

The Role

The role provides Occupational therapy services to children and their families within a Key Worker framework in the early childhood intervention program (0-7 years).

Duties

  • Develop individual plans for children 0-7 years with disabilities in collaboration with their families/carers and other staff including identifying and addressing needs
  • As part of a team, implement therapeutic, educational and play based programs
  • Identify through observation and formal assessment children’s developmental needs
  • Provide assessments, written reports and programs within your discipline for use by families and support staff.
  • Maintain up to date client files and provide written reports as required
  • Monitor and evaluate the participants’ progress
  • Provide 1:1 interactions and small group service
  • Case load management through prioritising client and family needs

Skills and Experience

  • Ability to establish rapport and to work collaboratively, flexibly and responsibly with families and with all members of the early childhood intervention team.
  • Knowledge and practice of family-centred and strengths-based service delivery
  • Skills in assessment, planning and implementation of individual children’s programs.
  • Solid understanding of child development and play
  • Ability to effectively liaise with parents, professionals and universal services
  • Ability to work with a team environment

Mandatory Qualifications

  • Approved degree in Occupational Therapy recognised for membership of OT Australia – Australian Association of Occupational Therapists.
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulations Agency (AHPRA)
  • Current Working With Children Check
  • Driver’s Licence

Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Purchased leave
  • Supports for PD and mentoring

How to Apply

Enquiries: Louise Jellie Early Childhood Intervention Manager ljellie@mpower.org.au or phone  03 55618111

Full Position Description on request

Applications must include a cover letter, current CV and respond thoroughly to Key Selection Criteria . 

Forward applications to: hr@mpower.org.au

Closing date for applications is 28 February 2020.

Website: www.mpower.org.au

Occupational Therapist | Eton Place

Summary

Experience in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Rehabilitation.

Sessional Opportunity

Eton Place is a mid-sized child and adolescent multidisciplinary mental health practice in Toowong, Brisbane. We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who is looking to commence or grow their private practice work.

We are accepting applications for sessional work and offer very competitive and flexible sessional rates.

You will work alongside a multi-disciplinary team that already has sessional child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, a mental health social worker, a speech and language pathologist and a dietician

Selection Criteria

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy and current registration with AHPRA
  2. Demonstrated competency in mental health rehabilitation with an ability to plan, implement and evaluate individual and group clinical rehabilitation interventions, e.g. skills assessment and training, vocational interventions, health promotion and education, motivational interviewing and psychosocial strategies.
  3. Experience working with children and young people with mental health concerns, and knowledge of the mental health needs of children and young people and their families.
  4. Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively within the multi-disciplinary team and with a diverse range of stakeholders including children, families and doctors/clinicians.
  5. Ability to exercise independent professional judgement on routine matters, commensurate with years of experience
  6. Demonstrated commitment to patient participation, and a strength based and recovery focused approach.

Please forward enquiries to practice.manager@etonplace.com.au or contact us by phone on 07 3736 1268

Occupational Therapist | Grade 1 and 2

Summary

Departments: Rural Allied Health Team, Chronic Pain Unit and Cognitive Dementia and Memory Service Grade 1 (VE7 – AF14) or Grade 2 (VF6 - VF9) Permanent Part Time and Fixed Term Part Time
Reference: 20104
Applications close:

  • Grade 2 in the Rural Allied Health Team on the 28/01/2020
  • Grade 1 in the Chronic Pain Unit and Cognitive Dementia & Memory Service on the 19/01/2020

For enquiries please contact: Rebecca Murray on 58322928

About GV Health
GV Health is the Public Health Service for the Hume Region, with main campuses located at Shepparton, Tatura and Rushworth and additional sites in Shepparton, Seymour, Benalla and Wodonga. GV Health provides a range of acute, mental health, aged and primary health and community support services across the Goulburn Valley Sub Region of the Department of Human Services, Hume Region. The main campus is the major acute referral site for the sub region.

Some of the great benefits of working for GV Health include:

  • Wide range of specialties for clinical staff
  • Salary Packaging
  • Continually growing and developing
  • Work/Life balance
  • Support culture based on Reward and Recognition
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Glass House café serving breakfast, lunch, coffee and cakes
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Social Club
  • Discount gym/pool membership
  • Competitive remuneration


To apply for the position please visit http://www.gvhealth.org.au/careers/current-vacancies/

Occupational Therapist | Kudos Services

Summary

An exciting opportunity is available for experienced Occupational Therapists to join our multidisciplinary team of allied health professionals in Unley and Elizabeth, South Australia.

About Us

Kudos Services is a bold, brave and ambitious new organisation for people living with disability and their families.

We are built on the belief that every person and their family, has the right to belong to a supportive community that understands them and is completely focused on their unique ability to achieve the best that is possible.

Why Kudos Services?

  • Australia’s first, employee-led, public service mutual – become a member and actively participate in decision-making and governance!
  • Supportive and collaborative culture
  • Modern and progressive work environment
  • Generous salary sacrifice benefits

What’s the position about?

The Occupational Therapist forms part of a highly skilled team of allied health professionals in supporting children, young people and their caregivers to achieve optimal developmental outcomes.  Working across our Unley and Elizabeth sites, the position will be responsible for providing evidence-based assessment and intervention services specifically responsible for assisting clients and their families in achieving their goals and maximising their potential.

What will we provide you?

  • Ongoing clinical support and mentoring throughout your journey with us
  • Opportunities to work with a multi-disciplinary team of highly skilled allied health professionals
  • Professional development support and exposure throughout the year from senior staff

What you will need to succeed?

  • Customer service focused
  • Relevant Graduate/Postgraduate qualifications that allow for registration and practice as a Occupational Therapist.
  • Registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.
  • Service Utilisation: Manage an active case load achieving >60% billable utilisation.
  • Experience working in the field of developmental education with children, young people and their families.
  • Knowledge of current best practice interventions and of Strength-Based and Child and family-centred practice
  • Excellent written communication skills including the ability to prepare high quality written reports, and other documentation as required.
  • Experience in working within a multi-disciplinary professional team to plan, develop and deliver a combination of individualised interventions for children and young people with significant and often highly complex therapeutic needs.
  • Proven ability to maintain professional networks to promote best practice in service provision for children and disabilities.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and collaboration skills, with the ability to work in partnership with people with a disability, their families, and support networks to deliver a range of specialist services.
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • A sound understanding of person-centred thinking, the principles of NDIS and the National Disability Services Standards.

If this sound like the opportunity you have been looking for, we would like to hear from you. Apply today at HR@kudosservices.com.au  to be considered for this opportunity. Please attach a CV and covering letter addressing the key capabilities of the position. Closing date 24 January 2020

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

For further information and a copy of the Position Description please contact the Acting General Manager, Corporate, Jody at HR@kudosservices.com.au or visit https://kudosservices.com.au/

Occupational Therapist | Mercy Mental Health

Summary

Exciting opportunity for a Senior Occupational Therapist to advance their career in a clinical and leadership role in mental health and join our friendly and supportive team of multidisciplinary professionals at Mercy Mental Health Residential Services committed to providing high quality, evidence based, safe and effective person-centred care.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

  • Senior Occupational Therapist Role, Grade 3
  • Fixed Term Part Time 0.6 FTE
  • Based in Werribee & Deer Park at Mercy Mental Health Prevention And Recovery Care (PARC) & Community Care Unit (CCU) facilities
  • Co-ordinate client recovery programs, NDIS support, Occupational Therapy specific assessments and support to the multidisciplinary team at both sites.
  • Direct operational management of the Occupational Therapist Grade 2 and an Occupational Therapist Graduate based at the CCU.
  • Friendly and supportive team environment with strong emphasis on learning and leadership development.

ABOUT YOU:

  • An approved degree in Occupational Therapy and registration with AHPRA as an occupational therapist.
  • Current membership or eligibility for membership with Occupational Therapy Australia (VIC).
  • Excellent knowledge, skills and understanding of evidence-based Occupational Therapy specific assessments and interventions in mental health clinical practice.
  • Relevant experience working in mental health with strong clinical and operational leadership capabilities.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and practices with a high level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Enthusiastic, flexible, team-orientated and passionate to work in mental health.

ABOUT US:

Mercy Mental Health (South West Area Mental Health Service) is a public mental health service supporting people in south west metropolitan Melbourne with severe and complex mental illnesses by providing acute and community-based care. Services are available to adults through acute inpatient programs, residential rehabilitation programs and crisis and community recovery-focused treatment programs. We also deliver inpatient and community specialist perinatal mental health services to women and infants in western Victoria.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and sub acute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:  

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services 

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

Occupational Therapist | Real Therapy Solutions

Summary

Are you looking for an opportunity that lets you develop a career not just give you a job?

Do you know one day you want to step into Clinical Speciality or Management?

Join our team and fulfill your potential!

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our fun and knowledgeable team at our clinic in beautiful Wollongong on the NSW South Coast! Nestled between the mountains and the sea, enjoy your free time at our beautiful beaches, shopping or bushwalking along one of the many local trails.

New Graduates and Occupational Therapists with Limited Registration welcome to apply!

About the opportunity

We currently offer an exciting opportunity for a passionate Occupational Therapist to work in our fun team of allied health professionals providing holistic and effective support to children at our Wollongong clinic. Our clinic has the biggest purpose built therapeutic sensory gym in the area!

As an Occupational Therapist with Real Therapy Solutions, you will be working in your area of expertise, you will not be expected to work in the transdisciplinary model providing any other form of therapy. You will be supported by our team of Occupational therapists and Senior Occupational Therapists.

Benefits & perks

  • Join a multi-disciplinary team that has over 30 years of combined experience.
  • Supervision and mentoring from our Senior Occupational Therapist.
  • Excellent career progression opportunities available.
  • Therapists are strongly encouraged to pursue their professional areas of interest within their disciplines. We support our team to develop skills in their area of choice!
  • Modern technology with a dedicated administrative support team.
  • Salary paid above award

Our Enrichment Program

Our enrichment program gives you choice to specialise and develop skills in a variety of areas including specialist clinical areas such as sensory processing and much more. Become an expert in a clinical area you love, OR perhaps you interest lies in Management or Leadership. We can help with that too!!

You will have the opportunity to practice and develop your skills within our own team at Real Therapy Solutions and with 3 clinics and 5 more in development, we have plenty of opportunities for promotion into your chosen area!!

Skills & experience

  • Full Australian work rights
  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Current driver's license, Police check and Working with Children check or ability to obtain before commencement.
  • Occupational Therapists with Limited Registration (E.g. qualified overseas and have limited registration supervision requirements through AHPRA) are encouraged to apply.
  • New Grads welcome to apply.

About the company

Real Therapy Solutions is a multidisciplinary team of Occupational therapists, Psychologists and Speech Pathologists providing holistic therapy from multidisciplinary clinics across Sydney and the Illawarra. Due to our rapid growth and expansion we are growing our team of therapists. With 3 large multidisciplinary clinics and a team of over 5 Occupational Therapists and 25 staff we offer a flexible and fun work environment

Visit our website www.realtheraysolutions.com.au/join-our-team/ for more information.

To express your interest in this role email kate@realtherapysolutions.com.au with your resume and cover letter attached.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and close 23/02/2020.

Occupational Therapist | River Healthcare

Phone: 0459 844 326
Email: tsilvester@riverhealthcare.com.au

Summary

  • Great Working Environment, Work within our Allied Health team, Excellent remuneration package, Very rewarding.
  • Diverse role - Great Case Mix Accross RACF and Community Opportunities
  • Team Leader opportunities - are you ready to Level Up!
  • Come and be part of making the journey better for all involved

Occupational Therapist (OT) - We are expanding, come and join us!

River Healthcare is an approved provider of Aged Care. We have a long standing Allied Health division (since 1998) and a Home Care division (since 2017).  Our Allied Health team works across both areas so deliver services in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF), in Clients Homes, plus into the community via medical centres and transition programs.

Thanks to emerging opportunities we are expanding our Team, and have a number of exciting positions available across the southside for OT's (and Physios) who want to think outside the box and be part of something new and innovative.

Offering the opportunity to provide exceptional services to our clients and to be part of a committed and energetic team, these roles will see you working across a wide range of service environments, including community and RACF.  We are also looking for people who want to bring their brains to work and create opportunities for themselves (and us) to grow and expand our service offering.

As a guide, the roles we are offering include providing:

- Delivering components of the Pain Management Program to RACF residents

- In Home OT services to our Home Care Clients (eg. Assessments, equipment requests, reviews...)

- Team Leader of Allied Health

Some of the difference:

- We wish to expand services delivered to the Retirement Villages attached to the RACFs we care for and therefore want OT's who will set up more Wellness Programs.

- Delivering measurable health outcomes for everyone in the community, we already run a Falls Prevention Program, however want alternate programs run regularly by the OTs

- Some of the desirable opportunities that we want to start:

Mental Health programs, so an OT with experience or desire to  work in the Mental Health space;

Driver assistance, Road Safety, so an OT with experience or desire to work with elderly clients and safety to drive or use the roads;

Men's Shed - There is a Men's Shed being underutilised in one of the RVs, an OT with experience or desire to work in the Men’s Shed space;

- You will be involved in developing and delivering these programs, reporting outcomes, modifying programs for better or different outcomes. 

You will love the flexibility of this role, it will best suit an autonomous, self-motivated OTs who is fully supported by our Program Manager, Admin, HR and other leaders in our care team.

Work with your multidisciplinary team of OT's, Physios, Podiatrists and Dietitians.  While you work with other Team Leaders within our Home Care division who support the Support workers, Personal carers and Nursing team members.  

This position is for permanent, long term OTs, we are interested in having someone join our team for 12 months or longer but will consider shorter term for the right applicant.

Essential: Current AHPRA registration.  To really succeed in this role, experience working in Aged Care (community and/or RACF) is essential, as is a desire to make a difference in the lives of older people.

Desirable: Experience leading a team, coordinating professional development, case management. Managing or have delivered a Pain Management Program.

Are you a new graduate?

- New graduate applicants are very welcome to apply for these roles. Our Graduate program will help you develop your skills and make a career in gerontology.  All applications will be considered.  

To reward you  for bringing our enthusiasm and innovative thinking to work, we offer an excellent remuneration package including incentives. 
Own motor vehicle essential. All other equipment (Instruments and consumables) will be provided.

Join our professional team and become part of the difference, making the journey better.

River Healthcare... making the journey better

Email Cover letter and Resume to Tracey – tsilvester@riverhealthcare.com.au; or call her 0459 844 326

Occupational Therapist | Think Therapies Group

Summary

Think Therapies Group is seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team, following the recent departure of our long-time OT team member. The therapist will have a minimum 5 years’ experience in working with children. Specific expertise working with children with ASD is essential. Sensory profiling, toilet training, and feeding assessments/therapy, are all required skills. The role requires frequent liaison with team members, families, schools, medical specialists, and other professionals, and will require excellent written and verbal communication skills. As many clients are seen by multiple practitioners, a willingness to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is necessary.

Think Therapies Group is an inner-city allied health practice with a reputation for providing high-quality care to our clients and their families. We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team, following the recent departure of our long-time OT team member.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in working with children. Specific expertise working with children with ASD is essential. Sensory profiling, toilet training, and feeding assessments/therapy, are all required skills. The role requires frequent liaison with team members, families, schools, medical specialists, and other professionals, and so the candidate will require excellent written and verbal communication skills. As many clients are seen by multiple clinic practitioners, a willingness to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team is necessary.    

The role offers a well-outfitted consulting room, waiting area, and reception services. An extensive range of therapy resources and materials are also provided. Work hours are flexible, designed to be family-friendly, and to promote an effective work/life balance. We aim to make the workplace environment fun and supportive for staff and clients. Remuneration will be based on experience, but is negotiable. Applicants must be registered with AHPRA, and hold their own Professional Indemnity Insurance. 

We are looking to fill this vacancy as soon as possible. Interested applicants should forward a CV outlining their relevant experience. Any queries should be directed to Elspeth at reception@thinktherapies.com.au or by telephoning (07) 3367 8399. Applications will close on Thursday 20th February 2020.

Contact Details:
Telephone: (07) 3367 8399
Email: reception@thinktherapies.com.au
Business Address: 189a Latrobe Tce, Paddington  Qld 4064
Company Website: www.thinktherapies.com.au
Closing Date: 20th February 2020

Occupational Therapist | Tobruk Centre for Children's Development

Phone: 08 8683 4488
Email: michelle@tobrukcentre.com.au
Url: www.tobrukcentre.com.au

Summary

The Occupational Therapist will join a dynamic team of experienced Allied Health Professionals who deliver quality services to families on the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. You will be part of a team who cherishes the individual qualities and skills of its staff and families they work with. As a member of the community to will enjoy the lifestyle opportunities a country / sea change has to offer.

Occupational Therapists working at Tobruk Centre for Children’s Development will manage a diverse caseload and be rewarded with strong client centred relationships and holistic functional clinical outcomes.  Your clinical skills will compliment the family’s individual capacity to meet the needs of the children in their care.  Service outcomes will be measured in client satisfaction as they meet their individual goals.

You can expect your clinical skills to be challenged and to be excited by the opportunities you are provided to grow professionally and personally within the community driven service model at Tobruk Centre for Children’s Development.  Regional travel, school visits, and community-based work will be key components of your duties.  You will use your initiative to create programs that fill the gaps within the community so that there is equity of access for all.

Requirements:

Occupational Therapist must be a member of or eligible for membership with Occupational Therapy Australia

South Australian Driver’s Licence

Knowledge of community orientated service delivery models

Understanding of the NDIS and the National Disability Services Standards

Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

Vibrant and positive community attitude

Contact:

Michelle de la Perrelle, Manager, Tobruk Centre for Children’s Development
P: 8683 4488 / 0428 324 597 (AH)
michelle@tobrukcentre.com.au
https://www.tobrukcentre.com.au/

Applications Close: 5pm 10th February 2020

Occupational Therapists

Summary

  • Are you looking for the chance to utilise your OT skills in a flexible role that will fit around your schedule?
  • Join a rapidly growing organisation with the opportunity for set working hours to be negotiated.
  • Benefit from the support of a passionate team that helps you in servicing your clients!
  • Enjoy an attractive base salary circa $75,000 - $100,000 PLUS super, phone and laptop!

About the Organisation

Abraham Occupational Therapy Services (AOTS) is a community based occupational therapy practice, specialising in the latest computer-based and robotics therapies. Servicing Melbourne and surrounding areas, the highly professional team at AOTS, also treat clients within a clinical setting for specialised upper limb rehabilitation.

For more information about AOTS and their unique approach, click here to visit their website.

About the Opportunity

Due to continued growth, Abraham Occupational Therapy Services (AOTS) has multiple opportunities for Occupational Therapists to join their dedicated team on either a part-time or full-time basis. These roles will be based in and around Melbourne.

Working in the community, you will be responsible for providing home-based occupational therapy assessment and intervention services to people who have sustained an ongoing injury.

Other responsibilities will include; but not be limited to:

  • Managing your own community caseload including home safety assessments, specialised seating and equipment, carer training, ADL training, home modifications and carer support;
  • Managing a range of clients affected by various conditions such as ABI, stroke, spinal cord injuries, and orthopaedic injuries;
  • Working with funding bodies such as NDIS, TAS, STR, DVA and DHHS as well as managing stakeholders; and
  • Goal setting with clients and implementing treatment strategies to work towards those goals.

Those with upper limb experience also have the opportunity to work within the clinic in Moorabbin, VIC

About You

To be considered for this position you will hold tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy and have current AHPRA registration. You will also have a minimum of three years relevant, hands-on experience in the industry.

With highly developed interpersonal skills, you will be organised and comfortable working autonomously. Strong written communication skills will also be crucial to your success in this organisation.

Problem solving and organisational skills are a must for this role as well as compassion towards those around you; especially clients.

Please note: As you will be travelling to client's homes, you will need a current Victorian drivers licence and access to a reliable vehicle.

About the Benefits

Abraham Occupational Therapy Services (AOTS) is offering an attractive base salary circa $75,000 - $100,000 plus super (in line with experience and qualifications). Phone and laptop will be provided.

You will enjoy a fantastic work/life balance, with no KPIs; and a supportive team willing to work around personal commitments. You will have the ability to negotiate which days or hours you want to work, whilst benefiting from the full encouragement of the AOTS team in supporting your clients.

Finally, AOTS is committed to maintaining their strong team culture with weekly meetings to discuss casework and a monthly lunch catch-up. 

This is your chance to help empower clients while working on your own terms, with a passionate organisation - Apply Now!

Occupational Therapists | Medibank | Sydney and Brisbane

Summary

An experienced or new graduate clinician, you love to make a difference in the lives of elderly Australians by providing pain management and working with them to improve their mobility. With the ability to work autonomously, you also thrive building relationships and enjoy contributing professionally to a multidisciplinary environment. You will also have a relevant tertiary degree and full registration with AHPRA.

About Us 

For over 15 years, HealthStrong has been delivering allied health care into aged care and in recent years into corporate wellness centres and individual’s homes. HealthStrong is Medibank’s allied health provider and operates throughout Australia, so with HealthStrong you’re in control of where your career takes you.

The Opportunity

Broaden your career horizons by choosing HealthStrong as your partner for clinical opportunities in aged care. Taking this step will allow you to experience a different clinical environment, outside of the hospital and private practice settings. This is a challenging and rewarding career choice for any clinician, regardless of background and level of experience. No matter where you are in your career, HealthStrong is here to support you each step of the way.  

We currently have a number of vacancies available in the Brisbane metro area and Sydney Metro area. Locations include North, South and Western Sydney. Your role will focus on reducing pain and maximising the mobility and independence of your patients’ daily lives by:

  • conducting comprehensive patient assessments
  • developing innovative treatment plans
  • providing rehabilitation and falls prevention initiatives to residents
  • implementing & managing pain management clinics

About You

An experienced clinician, you love to make a difference in the lives of elderly Australians by providing pain management and working with them to improve their mobility. With the ability to work autonomously, you also thrive building relationships and enjoy contributing professionally to a multidisciplinary environment. You will also have a relevant tertiary degree and full registration with AHPRA.

What We Offer

As an employee you’re entitled to an array of both HealthStrong and Medibank benefits, including:

  • Regional allowances totalling $10,000 for some locations and relocation assistance where applicable
  • Excellent remuneration based on experience
  • $1000 CPD annual allowance
  • Health insurance subsidy up to 5 months free per year.
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave for all eligible employees, regardless of whether you are the primary or secondary carer – in fact, we’re the proud winners of the number one workplace for dads.
  • One day of paid community leave per year.
  • Flexible part time, flexible hours and job share opportunities available.
  • Sponsorship opportunities for overseas trained clinicians.

For a better healthcare career click the following links to apply:

Click here to apply for Brisbane
Click here to apply for Sydney

Should you have any quetions relating to the role please contact the following people:

For the position in Sydney:
Maria Karagiannis
Maria.karagiannis@medibank.com.au
02 9432 2543

For the postion in Brisbane:
Ewa Swinburne
03 8622 6028 

Rehabilitation Consultant | Konekt
              

Phone: 0437 124 020
Email: swong@konekt.com.au

Summary

At Konekt, we make a difference by helping Australians into work, back to work, and be well when at work, to maximise workforce participation. Konekt is a publicly listed Australian company and the largest private sector provider of injury management, prevention and workplace health solutions. We are based in close to 140 locations across Australia with over 800 staff nationally.

  • Other opportunities in Penrith, Tamworth, Mackay, Cairns and Newcastle
  • Enjoy great benefits such as a competitive salary, pool car, mobile phone and laptop
  • Supportive network of Leaders and Mentors across the health professional
  • Relocation assistance

The role

  • Utilising your specialist knowledge and skills to conduct assessments such as initial rehabilitation, manual handling training, rehabilitation assessments, workplace assessments and job task analysis
    • Injury Management and rehabilitation consultancy
    • Activities of daily living assessments
    • Physical capacity evaluations
    • Work Health Safety Awareness
    • Clinical / Community Assessments under the NDIS
    • Expertise in home modifications and assistive technology
  • Planning, coordinating and monitoring implementation of Konekt programs including complex case management of same and new (redeployment) employer, advocation and job seeking programs and pre-employment screening
  • Varied and challenging Corp/Insurance and Government caseloads
  • Self-led and results-focused to drive 360 case management - achieving safe and durable Return to Work or optimal function outcomes within case management.

About You

  • Full AHPRA Registration
  • Tertiary education in related discipline
  • Experience in rehabilitation, clinical or occupational health settings is desirable
  • Strong business acumen and the motivation to achieve financial targets
  • Impeccable communication skills and the ability to build relationships with a range of people

For a confidential discussion please call Simone, Talent Acquisition Business Partner on 0437 124 020 or email to swong@konekt.com.au

Senior Clinician | Substance Use and Mental Illness Treatment Team

Phone: 03 8371 8200
Url: www.nwmh.org.au

Summary

  • Part Time Fixed Term position working 48 hours per fortnight - backfilling internal secondment
  • Senior role commencing January 2020 until July 2020
  • Multidisciplinary position - Grade 3 Allied Health, Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist & Social Workers and Grade 4 Registered Psychiatric Nurse

The Substance Use and Mental Illness Treatment Team (SUMITT) have a rare opening for an experienced Senior Mental Health Clinician to join their team.

  • Part Time Fixed Term position from 13 January 2020 to 10 July 2020
  • You WILL make a difference to the lives of the people with whom you work
  • Support through supervision and professional development

We are a caring, supportive, driven multi-disciplinary team who will welcome you and value your contributions as a Senior Mental Health Clinician. SUMITT is a specialist program of NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH), providing high quality services to individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. 

The position is based at Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS).

A Job to Be Proud Of: 

  • Assessing and providing integrated interventions to individuals presenting with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
  • Working in partnership with Alcohol and Other Drug services in North-Western metropolitan Melbourne
  • Providing secondary consultations on dual diagnosis related matters to NAMHS staff
  • Engaging and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide educational sessions to NAMHS staff

Your Contribution: 

  • Driven, you appreciate complex and challenging presentations and the impact you can create
  • Compassionate, you are dedicated to helping people, both staff and consumers
  • Collaborative, you effortlessly engage with senior management and key clinicians
  • Dedicated, you will establish best practice and strengthen the dual diagnosis capacity of NAMHS programs
  • Ideally you will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in clinical mental health and/or alcohol and other drug services
  • Skilled in delivering clinical duties including assessment, treatment planning, brief intervention and shared case management of dual diagnosis clients
  • Accomplished in mental health and alcohol and other drug interventions
  • Solid knowledge of the Mental Health Act and other relevant legislation, policies and strategic directions

Our Commitment to You: 

  • Be an integral part of the SUMITT team and have a positive impact on people and their families/carers during their treatment, care and recovery
  • Recognition of you as both a professional and a whole person
  • Acknowledgement and celebration of your skills and your growth
  • Continuing investment in professional development
  • Opportunities to contribute to the evidence based through research and quality improvement initiatives

Connect With Us:

Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au and if you have any questions or want to know more we would love you to connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

We build teams that embrace our values – caring, excellence, integrity, respect, and unity.

Join us to be the first in Care, Research and Learning

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.

Contact Name

Shane Sweeney 

Contact Phone

0383718200 

Alternate Contact Name

David Fryman 

Alternate Contact Phone

0383718200 

Senior Mental Health Clinician | Community Treatment & Transition Program

Summary

Opportunity for a Senior Clinician to join our Community Treatment & Transition team (Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Nurse)

  • Full Time, ongoing position - SW3, OT3, P3, RPN4

About the role:

This position is located at the Community Forensic Mental Health Service (CFMHS) in Clifton Hill, 15 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD. 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. The Community Treatment and Transition (CTT) Program provides treatment and supervision for forensic patients transitioning from Thomas Embling Hospital (TEH) to ensure they are well supported through their reintegration back into the community. The program assists forensic patients (patients defined under the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 to meet the conditions of their Extended leave until they progress onto a non-custodial supervision order.

As a senior mental health clinician, you will work within a small multi-disciplinary team and oversee a case load of clients who are transitioning or have been discharged from Thomas Embling Hospital and are on Extended Leave. The role involves providing in reach support to patients and clinical teams in Thomas Embling Hospital via the provision of advice, consultations on discharge planning and legal processes.

How to apply:

For more information about the role contact Hillary Aldenhoven, on (03) 9947 2500.

For a position description and to apply visit www.forensicare.vic.gov.au/careers/current-vacancies

Closing date for applications: 11.45pm Monday 27 January 2020.

Senior Occupational Therapist | Grade 3 | Forensicare

Summary

  • Reference number 12673
  • Part-time (0.6), Ongoing
  • Based in Ravenhall Correctional Centre
  • Great salary packaging conditions and leave entitlements
  • Free onsite parking

Forensicare (the Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health) is the leading provider of forensic mental health services across Victoria. We deliver recovery-focused programs to consumers with serious mental illnesses across the Victorian justice system, mental health sector, and the community--from early intervention and prevention, to inpatient care, rehabilitation, and community transition support.

Our services are delivered through:

  • Thomas Embling Hospital: a secure mental health hospital
  • Prison mental health services throughout Victoria
  • Community Forensic Mental Health Service

We also work in partnership with Swinburne University of Technology through the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science to deliver a forensic mental health research program, specialist training, and ongoing professional education.

Completed in 2017, the new medium-security men's prison is located in Ravenhall Correctional Centre in Melbourne's west, providing world-class forensic mental health services in Victoria in a purpose-built state of the art facility developed to international best practice standards.

About the role:

Based within the Ravenhall Correction Centre Outpatient Service, and with a strong focus on early intervention and prevention. The Senior Occupational Therapist independently plans, implements, evaluates and documents Occupational Therapy assessment and treatment and works as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to promote the benefits of participation and performance in meaningful occupations through liaison, collaboration and consultation with key stakeholders and external service providers.

Duties: 

  • Participate in the general assessment and treatment of patients through group work and individual sessions, making a strong discipline-specific contribution to the clinical team's understanding of the patient and their situation.
  • Assess, interpret and intervene to improve occupational performance through identifying individual needs based on functional deficits and strengths, and through promoting occupational choices.
  • Liaise with other staff (both clinical and non-clinical) and services within RCC on the functional impacts of mental health and to promote the capacity of services and opportunities within RCC to support the person in meeting the requirements of their environment
  • Manage the planning, implementation and evaluation of occupational interventions in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team and the Program manager.

Skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport and to work collaboratively, flexibly and responsibly with patients and with all members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to examine own performance, identifying strengths and limitations, to engage constructively in clinical supervision and a commitment to applying knowledge learned to practice.
  • Conceptual understanding of the theories of occupational performance and a commitment to understanding and improving patient functioning through assessment and treatment using occupational models of intervention.

Mandatory qualifications & registrations:

  • Approved degree in Occupational Therapy recognised for membership of OT Australia – Australian Association of Occupational Therapists.
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulations Agency (AHPRA)
  • The successful candidate will be required to register their qualifications on eCredential

Benefits:

We value our staff and provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • Great salary packaging conditions & leave entitlements
  • Bonus payment for relevant postgrad qualifications
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Comprehensive Health and Wellbeing Programs including: Staff health service, Critical Incident Stress Management and Employee Assistance Programs.

Forensicare values a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is subject to a Police Check.

Forensicare promotes the following values: responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect and leadership; and promotes behaviours that are consistent with these values at all times. Forensicare is an equal opportunity employer and offers a smoke free environment. 

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