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Occupational Therapist I LifeFul

Phone: 0407 010 014
Email: Emilyl@lifeful.com.au  
Url: https://www.lifeful.com.au/

Summary

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist to join our team at LifeFul Coordination and Management. We are looking for someone who is committed and enthusiastic about delivering client centred assessments and interventions. Lifeful: live life on your terms!

About us

LifeFul lives to its purpose; to listen, understand & challenge our clients to live the best life they are capable of, by finding the best pathways to their chosen outcomes. Giving voice to those unable to speak and skills and confidence to those who can.

LifeFul: Live life on your terms!

Our core values include:

  • Excellence: We do what matters and do it well.
  • Accountable: We own our roles and our mistakes.
  • Live: We laugh often, enjoy our work & know our work is not our life. But it is someone's.
  • Team: We respect, trust and care for each other.

We are looking to strengthen our team with a talented Occupational Therapist.

You will be a key member of our talented Lifeful team, who respect and support each other, enjoy their work and value making a difference.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • A knowledge of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and an understanding of the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
  • A good sense of humour, you are personable and empathetic with a passion in supporting clients to achieve their goals.
  • Clinical skills in the assessment and development of interventions for people with disability

About the Role:

  • Provide evidence-based, person-focused and family centred assessment and interventions to assist participants and their families achieve the goals identified in individual NDIS plans
  • Prepare evidence-based Occupational Therapy reports, assistive technology reports, case notes and progress updates as required by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA)

Benefits:

  • Great salary
  • Flexible work week - work the hours that suit you
  • Be part of a small, growing, mutually respectful team
  • Maintain a manageable caseload where the quality of your work and client interactions are valued over the volume of your "throughput"
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the NDIS
  • Flexible employment options are available including the possibility of working from home and providing Occupational Therapy services via digital platforms.

To be considered for the role applicants must have the following (or be able to obtain upon request):

  • Permanent work rights with no restrictions.
  • Bachelor or Masters of Occupational Therapy.
  • Registration with AHPRA.
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check. 
  • An ‘Employee’ Working with Children’s Check or be willing to obtain one at own expense.

If you have any inquiries regarding the position please do not hesitate to contact Emily Luke via email at Emilyl@lifeful.com.au  

Please note: we are looking to recruit our new team member ASAP and so may be arranging interviews and hiring before the closing date.

Applications close 5th June.

Occupational Therapist I NextSense

Summary

NextSense has an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our team. This is a part time role working 3 days per week.

  • Moonee Ponds location
  • $65,465 - $90,809 pro rata + salary packaging
  • Provide therapy intervention to children and adults to build independence 
  • Manage a diverse caseload of clients
  • Generous leave entitlements

Who we are:

At NextSense, formerly known as the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), we’ve been supporting people with hearing and vision loss for over 160 years. We lead and influence the hearing and vision sectors, through dedication to our services, and advancing research, education, innovation and technology. We exist to enhance lives by working with people who have hearing and vision loss, so together we can redefine what’s possible.

What you will do:

  • Provide consultation, assessment and therapy intervention that supports children and adults to build their independence and reach their goals
  • Collaborate with other vision and hearing specialists and therapists to play a key role in assessing and implementing individualised programs for our clients
  • Manage client related administration ensuring all client records, information and case notes meet legislative and policy requirements
  • Understand and use processes related to NDIS funding for clients

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated Occupational Therapist experience working with children and adults with sensory impairment and additional needs
  • Proven ability to select and perform a range of assessments, developmental checklists, and devise appropriate programs and interventions
  • Relevant qualifications in Occupational Therapy and current registration with AHPRA
  • A current Victorian drivers’ licence
  • Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check in accordance with Victorian Child Protection legislation
  • Work autonomously as well as the ability to work collaboratively with a team
  • Familiarity with the National Disability Insurance Scheme
  • Well-developed communication, presentation and computer skills

What we offer:

  • Competitive remuneration and not for profit salary packaging
  • Generous annual leave and personal leave provisions
  • Professional development support in sensory disability
  • Cross exposure to different sites to expand knowledge and experience
  • Collaborative work environment with multi-disciplinary team
  • Staff mentoring program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid parental leave

To apply for this position, please visit https://nextsense.applynow.net.au/jobs/NS580-occupational-therapist

If you have any questions or queries relating to this role please contact Jen Davie on jen.davie@nextsense.org.au .

Applications accepted until 15th May 2021. NextSense is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Senior Occupational Therapist I Kaleidoscope Therapy Centre

Phone: +65 6468 8039
Email: recruit.kaleidoscope@gmail.com
Url: www.kaleidoscope.com.sg

Summary

Kaleidoscope Therapy Centre is a friendly private practice in Singapore founded in 1999. We are looking for an experienced Senior Occupational Therapist to join our international team. The Senior OT is expected to have a thorough understanding of the occupational needs of children from birth to 16 with learning disability, autism and complex needs. He/ she will provide assessment and intervention services for children and their families, working collaboratively with other team members and taking an active and role in service development initiatives, drawing from a previous broad range of clinical experiences

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To carry out assessment of individuals within the service in relation to occupational need using assessment tools as required by the individual.
  •  To formulate interventions plans from thorough assessment with individuals and their family and carers as required to bring about positive change to their access to, opportunity to engage in or choice of occupational experiences. To develop this into support/intervention plans and bring to fruition.
  • To access and utilise the most contemporary relevant research and evidence base to support decision making in the clinical setting. To ensure that support is sought as required to ensure that theory and practice are interlinked.
  • To provide information to families with relevant, timely and accurate information in a format suited to the receiving person needs. This may include reports, letters or documents.
  • To demonstrate sound clinical reasoning and evolving ability to problem solve through complex and challenging situations to bring about positive outcomes in the best interests of the clients.
  • To actively reflect on and in clinical practice both individually and with peers identifying strengths as well as professional development needs and providing evidence of sound clinical judgements based on research and evidence based practice.
  • To maintain up-to-date and accurate case/progress notes and write reports reflecting advanced knowledge and clinical reasoning, ensuring that they meet the departmental standards.
  • To maintain registration as a practicing professional with the Allied Health Professions Council Singapore.
  • To attend and contribute to service meetings and multi-disciplinary meetings.
  • To undertake personal/professional development planning evidenced by a Personal Development Plan/Professional portfolio.
  • To identify and attend relevant training and development in order to maintain and develop skills and knowledge required to support clients and service development.
  • To maintain current knowledge of evidence base and good practice through engagement with variety of opportunities such as conferences, courses, meetings, networks and special interest groups.
  • To have a good general understanding of why and how services can be developed and improved. To be involved in and take lead role opportunities in service development initiatives as identified through line management.

We offer a competitive remuneration package, supervision, training and support and a family friendly flexible working environment.

How To Apply

Interested candidate please send your CV to our clinic manager Jo Fisher at recruit.kaleidoscope@gmail.com by 31/05/2021 

Occupational Therapist I The Injury Hub

Phone: 08 8522 4232
Email: dgiles@physioactivesa.com.au
Url: www.theinjuryhub.com.au

Summary

Welcome to the Injury Hub!

At the Injury Hub we house numerous medical and allied health providers designed to help all patients rehabilitate and recover from their injuries, improve and maintain their health and wellness goals.

The Injury Hub are currently looking for an Occupational Therapist to join their experienced team of Medical and Allied Health staff which includes Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Sports Doctors, Dietitians, Orthopaedic Surgeons and Neurosurgeon

The Role

  • We are looking to welcome a suitable Occupational Therapist to help work within the local Gawler community.
  • The role would mainly consist of managing a caseload within paedatric disabilities and injuries.
  • There is also additional scope if desired for an adult rehabilitation caseload.
  • Services will mainly be provided under the NDIS.
  • You would be working within a team environment alongside physiotherapists and exercise physiologists.
  • You will be working within new facilities with large functional areas, gym equipment and areas to support fine motor and play.
  • Excellent salary offered with option for commission, flexible working hours and conditions.
  • Weekly in-house CPD offered, with extra allowance for courses.

We are seeking a person with:

  • Current registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist
  • Current and valid Working with Children and Police Checks
  • The ability to work within a team environment but also to be able to work independently
  • The desire to make a meaningful difference

Contact Us

If this sounds like the perfect job or if you are interested to hear more, we would love to chat further. Email: dgiles@physioactivesa.com.au or phone (08) 85224232 and speak with David!

Occupational Therapists I Therapy Pro

Summary

Therapy Pro are an Australian provider of quality therapy services that truly make a difference. Inspired by the vision of ‘choice and control’, Therapy Pro services are specifically designed with the client at the centre of every decision, empowering them to live the life they desire. Offering multiple modes of service delivery including face-to-face and telehealth, and providing services to clients of all ages and needs, Therapy Pro continue to innovate, expand and distinguish themselves as a leader in allied health services.

About the Opportunity 

Therapy Pro are now seeking Occupational Therapists to join their expert team across the following locations:

  • Northern NSW (Ballina, Byron Bay, Lismore)
  • Toowoomba
  • North & South Brisbane
  • Moreton Bay
  • Melbourne (Western suburbs)
  • Mackay

These highly flexible roles are being offered as both full-time and part-time opportunities, with the option to conduct appointments via both telehealth and as a mobile service. 

Your role as a Therapy Pro OT will be to enable your clients to participate more in everyday life with greater independence and connectivity. You’ll work with a diverse NDIS caseload encompassing all ages and abilities, providing assessment and intervention services in: 

Fine and gross motor skills and hand-eye coordination; 

Sensory processing; 

Daily living skills; and 

Adaptive equipment and minor home modifications. 

About You 

To be considered, you must be a qualified Occupational Therapist with AHPRA registration (or eligibility to obtain) and a minimum of 6 months pre or post-graduate working experience. 

In this highly autonomous role, you will need to be self-driven and confident in your technical knowledge and abilities. As you will be working remotely, you must have a high level of computer literacy with strong organisational skills to manage your workload effectively. 

You must be willing and prepared to deal with various complexities, showing empathy and compassion whilst remaining professional at all times.  

Please note: You must hold or be willing to obtain a current Working with Children Check and a NDIS Worker Screening Check prior to commencing. Regular daytime travel is a requirement of the role - candidates must have a full, unrestricted Australian Driver's Licence and reliable access to a registered, fully insured vehicle. 

About the Benefits 

As a valued member of the Therapy Pro team, you will be remunerated with an attractive salary, negotiable up to $110,000 plus super! 

Additionally, the successful candidate will benefit from: 

4.25hr billable target per day or 55% over a week average to provide true work life balance. 

$4000 professional development allowance (pro-rata if part-time). 

Professional indemnity insurance.

Vehicle allowance for travel costs. 

A phone, laptop and printer for work purposes.

Regular clinical supervision and ongoing access to professional coach and support. 

17.5% Leave Loading. 

A genuinely warm, people-focused culture. 

Quality client outcomes are at the core of what we do so administrative tasks including sourcing clients, intake, billing and insurance will be managed for you, so you can focus on providing the best service possible. 

Contact details for applications:

Please contact Rebekah Dixon on 0439 089 028 for further information or a confidential discussion about the role - alternatively, Apply now!

URL

https://therapy-pro.applynow.net.au/jobs/TPJEOI-expressions-of-interest

Closing date:

6 weeks from the date posted.

Senior Clinician PACE I Royal Melbourne Hospital

Summary

  • Provide specialist mental health services for young people aged 15 to 24
  • Permanent Part Time position working 60.80 hours per fortnight
  • Allied Health Grade 3 (Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist) & Registered Psychiatric Nurse Grade 4

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.  

Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Your new team

  • Orygen Specialist Program (OYH) is a service of NorthWestern Mental Health, providing mental health care for young people aged 15 to 24 and focuses on 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

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

  • Provide strategic clinical leadership and direction in development of a comprehensive service delivery model for the  Clinical Stream interventions across the Continuing Care Teams and the OYH Clinical Programs more broadly, in consultation with the Continuing Care Coordinator and the Clinical Stream Leader
  • Ensure clinical processes are effectively managed, including; allocation of clients, critical incident responses, clinical review, discharges, business and team meetings in consultation with the Continuing Care Team Coordinator and the Clinical Stream Leader
  • Manage and undertake mental health and risk assessment, psychological treatment, crisis intervention, family work and systems containment, for the client/carers/system
  • Provide high-quality clinical care based on clinical experience working with young people with serious mental illness
  • Ensure high standards of clinical care that are congruent with OYH aims – client focused, accessible, responsive and consistent with best practice

Your Contribution

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in clinical practice within the mental health field, including young people experiencing mental health disorders
  • Experience and expertise in providing case management
  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate client-centred individual service plans, risk assessments and diagnostic formulations
  • Capacity to provide, or develop skills in, integrated assessment, treatment and care for dual diagnosis clients
  • Knowledge of the rationale and evidence for early intervention in mental illness
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with young people and their families
  • Capacity to develop effective working relationships, collaborations and partnerships with a range of services within the broader community service system including primary care, AOD agencies, employment and housing services, PDRSs and so on

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.   

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare. 

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 prior to commencement.

Contact: Jane Pinnuck or Donna Gee on 99669100 

Occupational Therapists I Real Therapy Solutions

Summary

We have multiple opportunities for enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapists of all levels (including new graduates and we will support the stage two supervised practice arrangement for overseas applicants) to join our Bella Vista, Campbelltown, Wollongong and Telehealth clinics.

You will be warmly welcomed into multidisciplinary team with over 30 years of combined experience that recognises the contribution you make to clients through your expertise and your passion for making a difference. You will be working in one of the fastest growing allied health organisations; that has a three year plan that sees the number of clinics we operate double!

Your Role

Accountable to the Clinic Manager, the Occupational Therapist is responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of a high quality holistic occupational therapy service, in an area of your own expertise within a multidisciplinary team.

You will work collaboratively with our warm and supportive team of allied health professionals, including Occupational Therapists, Senior Occupational Therapists, our Therapy Manager and have full administrative support from our wonderful team of administrators alongside a dedicated IT support team. 

You will be managing your day to support positive outcomes for your clients and their families whilst providing a client-driven, evidence-based assessment service to clients in their home and community environments, focusing on their personal goal attainment. 

You will provide therapy services individually and as a member of your multidisciplinary team and liaise with external stakeholders, such as other health professionals, care co-ordinators, family members, to achieve the best outcomes for our clients and their families with accurate, timely and high-quality reports.

If you have the experience to support other therapists you will provide leadership and mentoring to our Occupational Therapists across all our clinics whilst developing and implementing clinical resources and tools. 

Essential Selection Criteria:

  • Current registration to practice as an Occupational Therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board, AHPRA along with a current NDIS Screener Check or National Police Check and a Working with Children Check.
  • Current class C NSW drivers licence or equivalent and the willingness to use for work purposes.
  • Demonstrated high-level written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and able to work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing Occupational Therapy services.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in the administration and interpretation of standardised assessments in paediatric occupational therapy.
  • Demonstrated high level of organisational and time management skills in an environment of competing clinical/administrative demands.
  • Evidence of knowledge and commitment to the application of quality improvement and evidence based practice to occupational therapy.

What you will get working with us at Real Therapy Solutions

  • You will have an above award salary with a great quarterly bonus system and rewards when you reach your KPI’s along many social events.
  • Benefit from leadership and mentoring from our caring and supportive Senior Therapists and Managers.
  • Take advantage of our fortnightly rostered day off and flexible work arrangements that include a work from home option to ensure you have a work and personal life balance.
  • Enjoy salary packaging, novated lease, and after 52 weeks of service you are entitled to paid parental leave.
  • Develop your skills and grow your career with our full support in our many opportunities that will excite you including paid external training and development. Participate in over 15 internal training and support programs in autism/ leadership/ supervision skills/ managing behaviours and many more as well as provided external training and development to help you reach your professional goals.
  • Work with a realistic caseload expectation that gives you time for training, supervision and fun!
  • Have access to utilise Telehealth when required with our dedicated Telehealth team.
  • Be part of a fun, friendly and supportive team where your engagement is crucial to our operation.  Every voice matters.
  • Participate in our free rewards program and enjoy discounts from local retailers, on travel and much more.
  • Use modern technology and have access to our dedicated Administrative and IT Support team to help you be your best .
  • Our rapid growth and expansion means we have new career opportunities arising regularly and opportunities to move into one of our locations.

 

Discover the difference working for Real Therapy Solutions can make to your career and your life and apply today!

Your new team

Real Therapy Solutions is a supportive multidisciplinary team of Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Speech Pathologists providing a holistic therapy service across multiple clinics within Sydney and the Illawarra including a Telehealth clinic.

Over the last 21 years our dedicated team have continued to demonstrate a long-term commitment to our clients and in particular the communities in which we operate through the provision of quality, holistic Therapy Services; with many years’ experience in supporting people living with autism and or a disability and focusing on an ‘evidence based approach’.

A well-established organisation that is currently delivering therapy services to over 1000 clients with rapid expansion through the delivery of general therapy services and by continuing to grow our training and support programs. Our latest and unrivalled Behaviour Support Competency Program, commenced this year which focuses on building the skills of our entry level Behaviour Support Practitioners

Multiple Roles Available: 

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Occupational Therapist I GV Health

Summary

Here is your opportunity to join our growing team

We are on the lookout for a dedicated and passionate Occupational Therapist to join our Rural Allied Health Team on a permanent full time basis

If you have a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, current registration with AHPRA and knowledge of the delivery of Occupational Therapy services within home, group and community settings then we would love to hear from you.

Occupational Therapist

Rural Allied Health Team

  • Grade 1 (VE9 – AF14) or Grade 2 (VF6 - VF9)
  • Permanent Full Time, 80 hours per fortnight (including monthly ADO)
  • Reference 10705

Applications close: 16 May 2021

For enquiries please contact: Jenelle Gannon on 1800 222 582

About the role and team

Come and join the GV Health Rural Allied Health Team (RAHT), a team with a well renowned supportive workplace culture with an opportunity to work alongside experienced Occupational Therapists.  You will work autonomously, undertake a varied and diverse workload and provide interventions in predominately home based settings, making a true difference to our client’s independence and well-being. The Occupational Therapist will provide person centred care with an opportunity to:

  • Travel across the Goulburn Valley region working in home and clinic settings
  • Work with clients, carers and families to provide practical solutions to promote independence and safety at home
  • Develop goals and care plans to assist clients to remain at home and active in their local community
  • Complete equipment prescriptions, home modifications, advise on pressure care management/ seating 
  • Work with a diverse range of clients and health conditions
  • Participate in student training programs
  • Participate in service development and quality improvement initiative

To find out more and to apply for the position please visit http://www.gvhealth.org.au/careers/current-vacancies/

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.

What we can offer YOU!

Rural Allied Health Team works from a new multipurpose community-based facility in the CBD of Shepparton with access to a modern well equipped clinical space, fleet vehicles, laptops, smart phones and remote Internet access to assist in the delivery of services within home and community settings to the frail aged and people with a disability (there is no nursing home work).

If you come on board we will provide you with:

  • A comprehensive orientation and learning package
  • Professional learning and development opportunities to support career growth
  • Competitive remuneration, salary packaging, paid maternity and paternity leave and a selection of other great benefits
  • Terrific work/life balance with accrued days off each month
Occupational Therapist Grade 1 I Monash Health

Summary

Would you be interested in a unique and exciting Occupational Therapy role with Victoria’s largest healthcare network?

Would you like to work with a progressive, supportive Occupational therapy department and make a real difference with the patients and families you work with?

Would you like to have the opportunity to work within a Community Mental Health team?

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About the Service

The Community Mental Health team is designed to provide a supported introduction to Community Mental Health nursing within the Adult Mental Health Service.

The Pakenham Community Mental Health Team provides an effective and comprehensive integrated CCT service to the Casey and Cardinia Shire area. Working within a multi-disciplinary team we provide treatment and support to individuals experiencing complex mental health problems. We strive to deliver high quality recovery-focused client care. Our aim is to promote self-efficacy and independence, and social inclusion with all the individuals we support.

About the Role

The Occupational therapy Grade 1 Mental Health Clinician position is a permanent part time entry level position designed to provide a supported introduction to Occupational therapy work within the Adult Mental Health Service. This clinician will be part of a multidisciplinary team providing high quality assessment, intervention and consultation. The Grade 1 clinician will have the opportunity to develop a broad range of assessment and intervention skills in community settings plus discipline specific assessments. The incumbent will be supported in their learning through education, supervision and through working in partnership with more experienced clinicians.

The Grade 1 clinician will actively facilitate groups, and provide care coordination and liaison with family/support systems. Case-loads will be graded and matched to the growing expertise of the Grade 1 clinician.

The role will suit an Occupational therapist who is well organised and resourceful with demonstrated skills in psycho-social assessments, problem solving, communication and treatment planning. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic, innovative and flexible practitioner with a good knowledge of resources, the Mental Health sector and referral networks. Previous Mental Health experience is essential and applicants must address the key selection criteria.

This position may include rotations to other sites and service settings as part of a Grade 1 rotation program.

What you need to know:

  • Part time (0.8 EFT)
  • Based at Pakenham, Henty Way
  • Free onsite parking

Monash Health will offer:

  • Friendly and supportive culture
  • Ongoing supervision
  • Professional development both internal and external
  • Competitive salary
  • Salary packaging
  • Superannuation
  • On site secure subsidised parking
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

How to Apply

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

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:

  • reference checks
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)
  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

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

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered. 

Enquiries:  Kelly Isle, Manager, 0405 494 156

To view the full position description and to APPLY NOW, click here

Senior Occupational Therapist I Tasmanian Health Service

Summary

Come and work in stunning Tasmania…

Northern Tasmania is seeking Occupational Therapists for various positions in acute, sub-acute & community services – fulltime, part-time, permanent, fixed term – tell us what you are looking for.

The Occupational Therapy department in Northern Tasmania provides services to Launceston General Hospital and surrounding communities, with over 30 OTs working across all areas of the patient journey, including emergency, medical & surgical wards (including neurology, trauma, and medical specialties), stroke unit, paediatrics, inpatient rehabilitation, ambulatory care, transition care, hospital avoidance & community. The department has a comprehensive induction program, ongoing professional support and supervision, weekly in-services, a funding allowance for continuing professional development, a variety of research interests and great working relationships with other Allied Health professions.

Senior Occupational Therapists are needed urgently to:

  • promote, develop and provide Occupational Therapy (OT) services in accordance with professional standards, best practice and evidence, to a predominately specialist or complex caseload, in order to improve occupational outcomes for patients.
  • provide clinical direction and professional supervision and support to level 1/2 Occupational Therapists and undergraduate occupational therapy students.
  • assist with the development of occupational therapy clinical services through planning, evidence-based practice, quality improvement and research activities.

Does this sound like you? 

Then take the next step in your career and join our exceptional Occupational Therapy team.

Want more? 

Tasmania offers an envious lifestyle with some of the most amazing natural attractions, a wide range of opportunities, quality education systems, short commutes, and award-winning local beers, wine and food.

Launceston is Tasmania’s second largest city, rich in history, discovery and natural beauty, with a thriving regional community and all the conveniences of a big city. Launceston is a 1 hour flight from Melbourne and has direct flights to Sydney and Brisbane. Launceston’s central location means most areas of Tasmania can be reached in 2 hours by car for easy access to heritage attractions, stunning wilderness and fantastic recreational pursuits.

Email today to learn more about our unmissable opportunities and what we can offer you kerri.roberts@ths.tas.gov.au  

Enjoy work, love life; experience our wonderful community, lower cost of living, and outstanding work-life balance.

Applications close: May 21 2021.

To Apply: please visit:  https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1059497/senior-occupational-therapist-503803-multiple-vacancies

Occupational Therapist (Grade 2) I Latrobe Community Health Service

Summary

  • Join one of Victoria's leading paediatric services
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Generous Salary Packaging options (including novated leasing)

LCHS is seeking experienced Occupational Therapists to provide holistic care to children, their families and the local community.

Located in Latrobe Valley, Full-Time Permanent (Part Time negotiable)

  • Join a not-for-profit health care provider who is getting back to what matters
  • We need your experience and passion for paediatrics to help grow and develop our team
  • Grade 2 (Dependent on qualifications/experience) 

At Latrobe Community Health Service you’ll be part of a positive and passionate workplace. We’re dedicated to providing you with career opportunities through work that is rewarding and meaningful within the community.

Latrobe Community Health Service (LCHS) proudly boasts the fastest growing paediatric services in Gippsland. We provide a holistic approach to health for children aged 0-17, their families/carers and the local community to ensure our clients receive the best outcomes possible.

At LCHS, you’ll have the confidence to better practise your profession, organise your life and plan your career. We’ve invested time in understanding which approaches result in holistic patient outcomes and have a dedicated team working together to achieve these.

This unique position will expose you to a wide range of paediatric services, where no two days are the same. You will gain exposure to a clinical setting as well as work alongside kindergarten educators and teachers in the kinder and school environment. You will draw from your already developed assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation skills but will be open to continuous improvement and development.

Your passion and enthusiasm in contributing to the development of junior OT’s as well as working within a dynamic inter-professional team will add richness to your career.

You will be rewarded by knowing that you will be doing meaningful work, helping in the development and future success of children of your local community.

To be successful, you will require;

  • A Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy
  • AHPRA Registration
  • Past experience in paediatrics
  • A Working with Children Check 

For more information please contact Selina Northover, Manager Paediatric and Youth Hub on 03 5136 5391.

To apply, submit your current CV and a cover letter outlining why you would like to apply and tell us about your paediatric experience.

For recruitment related enquiries, please contact Kayla Massaro, Recruitment / HR Business Partner via email kayla.massaro@lchs.com.au

At Latrobe Community Health Service we want to help you get back to what matters. To see the full position description and to apply, visit our careers page at: https://latrobe.hiringplatformau.com/list/careers

We are an equal opportunity employer and therefore, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment. We are partnered with Job Access and pledged to Soldier On. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and identities, LGBTIQ+ people, people with a lived experience of disability and service personnel and their families to name a few. We will make reasonable adjustments when required. We are a child safe organisation. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a satisfactory security clearance and an Employee Working with Children Check before we can make any offer of employment.

Occupational Therapist (Grade 1) I Latrobe Community Health Service

Summary

  • Join one of Victoria's leading paediatric services
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Generous Salary Packaging options (including novated leasing)

LCHS is seeking passionate Occupational Therapists to provide holistic care to children, their families and the local community.

Located in Latrobe Valley, Full-Time Permanent (Part Time negotiable)

  • Join a not-for-profit health care provider who is getting back to what matters
  • Work across a range of education environments, in a diverse role working with stakeholders, educators and families
  • Grade 1 (Dependent on qualifications/experience) 

At Latrobe Community Health Service you’ll be part of a positive and passionate workplace. We’re dedicated to providing you with career opportunities through work that is rewarding and meaningful within the community.

Latrobe Community Health Service (LCHS) proudly boasts the fastest growing paediatric services in Gippsland. We provide a holistic approach to health for children aged 0-17, their families/carers and the local community to ensure our clients receive the best outcomes possible.

At LCHS, you’ll have the confidence to better practise your profession, organise your life and plan your career. We’ve invested time in understanding which approaches result in holistic patient outcomes and have a dedicated team working together to achieve these.

This unique position will expose you to a wide range of paediatric services, where no two days are the same. You will gain exposure to a clinical setting as well as work alongside kindergarten educators and teachers in the kinder and school environment. You will draw from your already developed assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation skills but will be open to continuous improvement and development.

You will be rewarded by knowing that you will be doing meaningful work, helping in the development and future success of children of your local community.

To be successful, you will require;

  • A Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy
  • AHPRA Registration
  • Past experience in paediatrics
  • A Working with Children Check 

For more information please contact Selina Northover, Manager Paediatric and Youth Hub on 03 5136 5391.

To apply, submit your current CV and a cover letter outlining why you would like to apply and tell us about your paediatric experience.

For recruitment related enquiries, please contact Kayla Massaro, Recruitment / HR Business Partner via email kayla.massaro@lchs.com.au

At Latrobe Community Health Service we want to help you get back to what matters. To see the full position description and to apply, visit our careers page at: https://latrobe.hiringplatformau.com/list/careers

We are an equal opportunity employer and therefore, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment. We are partnered with Job Access and pledged to Soldier On. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and identities, LGBTIQ+ people, people with a lived experience of disability and service personnel and their families to name a few. We will make reasonable adjustments when required. We are a child safe organisation. Successful applicants will be required to obtain a satisfactory security clearance and an Employee Working with Children Check before we can make any offer of employment.

Senior Occupational Therapist I 3Bridges

Phone: 02 8243 0570
Email: cv@ngorecruitment.com

Summary

  • 3Bridges community successfully supported 28,500 people in 2020
  • Supervise and grow a small team in a busy environment of client demand
  • Southern Sydney location with flexible working arrangements

The Organisation

3Bridges

3Bridges is a vibrant and progressive southern Sydney based community organisation providing families and individuals care management, crisis intervention, counselling, childcare and other support services. 3Bridges works with the most disadvantaged, from the very young to the frail aged, relieving suffering, distress, misfortune, destitution or helplessness.

3Bridges allied health services including occupational therapy and exercise physiology help maintain safety and independence through home assessments to assist with daily activities and safety through equipment, home modifications and task adaptation.

The home modifications and maintenance team keep clients living safely and independently with a team of qualified tradespeople, working with occupational therapists to design the most appropriate home modification solution including minor and major home modifications.

The Role

In this role you will support the occupational therapist team of three to provide direct service delivery to NDIS participants, Home Care Package and Commonwealth Home Support Program clients to achieve their capacity building goals through assessment and interventions tailored to suit individual needs.

The role will carry its own case load whilst providing clinical supervision and day to day support to the wider team. You will lead the training and development of new graduates acting as a pillar for professional development and enhancing the practices, procedures, and protocols within the allied health team.

Skills Required

You are five years post graduate experience working with people living with a disability and older persons living independently in the community. A degree in applied science in occupational therapy would be a given for this role as would registration with AHPRA.

Apart from your passion for working with individuals living with a disability and older persons you have a strong understanding of the impacts of ageing and mental wellbeing throughout life stages on physical wellbeing. You have the ability to engage and motivate clients and your team to navigate contexts such as intellectual disability or brain injury to participate in goal planning.

You are an excellent multi-tasker, results-oriented, persistent but realistic and possess how-to thinking to deliver long-term projects. You will require a valid working with children check, an NDIS Worker Screening Check and a criminal history clearance.

If leading a team of therapists is your next career motivator then please submit your CV along with a cover letter addressing the skills required section above and tell us why you would be right for 3Bridges to cv@ngorecruitment.com. Alternatively, please contact Kelly Gentle on 02 8243 0570 if you have any specific questions.

Occupational Therapist-Rehab Consultant I Procare Group
    

Summary

  • Are you a new graduate looking to commence a successful career in in Occupational Rehabilitation?!
  • Or are you an OT looking to make the move from clinical?!
  • Or would you like to move across to a leading national provider?!

We are seeking passionate and driven Occupational Therapists across New South Wales, Tasmania and South Australia!  

From a family-started company to an ever-growing national business, we’re committed to being the most respected national rehab and wellbeing business in Australia. 

We love connecting with our customers and empowering them to achieve better results. We're all about building a high-performing team, where we embrace collaboration and new ways of thinking. We are grounded in authenticity and work together to deliver value for our customers through every interaction. It's a fast-paced business, and that's the way we love it. We know that fantastic talent is the only way to shape our future success. 

Your Impact 

We are seeking a passionate and driven Occupational Therapist to join our expanding SA team.  You will be working as part of a highly experienced, knowledgeable and fun team. You will have the opportunity for exposure to a variety of customers, different schemes and varying complexities of cases and career progression. Our office is based in the heart of Adelaide’s CBD.

Day to day you will be providing the following:

  • One off assessments including Workplace, Ergonomic, Activities of Daily Living and Functional Capacity Assessments.
  • Case Management services for both returning injured people to their original employer and/or assisting them to find new employment.
  • Facilitating upgrades in medical capacity in consultation with client’s treating parties.
  • Injury management services provided for clients across insurance schemes (i.e.  WorkCover, Life and CTP schemes).


This is ideally a full-time position however part time will be considered. We are also keen to hear from contractors in Adelaide and across SA.

About you

Your expertise and communication skills will be what you are known for! You'll be curious and will continuously seek out ways to improve customer's experiences and outcomes. You will be qualified as an:

Occupational Therapist with relevant full AHPRA registration;

You'll also need:

  • Current Police Clearance (or a willingness to obtain);
  • Demonstrated occupational rehabilitation experience is required;
  • Sound communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical thinking & problem solving;
  • Honesty, integrity, a good team attitude & positive approach; and
  • Genuine commitment to continuous improvement.

Why Procare? 

We offer a thorough induction programme for new graduates looking to start a successful career in injury management or experienced clinicians looking to move off the tools and into a very rewarding industry! 
  
We also offer regular opportunities for career progression to suit your interests, stage and skills, including projects, quality and/or customer account management. From us, you can expect:

  • Excellent remuneration + benefits.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • A generous consultant incentive scheme.
  • Laptop and iPhone.
  • Discounted gym membership at our Alexandria office location.
  • Our commitment to your work life balance.
  • Genuine & friendly working culture.
  • Regular staff celebrations, award and charity events such as our Procare Group annual cricket day.
  • Work with prestigious clients incl. ASX 100 companies.

If you are looking to join a focused and driven team, as part of a family-owned and led company, have the drive to succeed and take pride in providing a high-quality service, we want to hear from you!
  
For more information, check out our website www.procaregroup.com.au or contact our careers team careers@procaregroup.com.au.
   
Send in your application via the link with your CV and cover letter.

Occupational Therapist I Health Workforce Queensland

Summary

Have you ever wanted to live and work in the world-famous Whitsundays? Well here is your chance to join our fabulous, close-knit team.

Our rapidly growing Speech Pathology clinic is seeking new team members to join us on this adventure. We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven occupational therapist with a desire to make a difference within our community.

The Practice:

So... why should you apply for a job with us when there are so many other options out there?

  • We are a very supportive and flexible family friendly workplace;
  • We have a diverse caseload of wonderful individuals - many of our clients are on the autism spectrum and/or have complex needs;
  • Our community is amazing;
  • We have a dedicated resources room - full of toys, assessments and therapy resources;
  • We have regular staff meetings, case conferences and individual supervision sessions;
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities;
  • We are 20 minutes away from the ferry to the Whitsunday Islands!

The children in our community are missing out because we can not stretch any further- please come and help us.

​The successful candidates will:

  • Have a desire to learn new things and the ability to think outside the box;
  • Have a willingness to work with complex clients (with support);
  • Have a community minded attitude;
  • Work closely with our team of SP, therapy assistants and administration staff;
  • Be able to work independently;
  • Have excellent communication skills;
  • Have a degree in Occupational Therapy and membership with Australian Health Regulation Agency (Ahpra), as well as Professional indemnity insurance;

Hours and wages will be negotiated based on experience and preference. (Casual, Full-time and part time will all be considered).

For more information or to apply for this role, click here.

Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may also be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.

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Senior Clinician, Countering Violent Extremism I Corrections Victoria

Summary

Deliver world best-practice forensic intervention to counter violent extremism

  • Lead the development of clinical service delivery for violent extremist offenders
  • Challenge yourself on high profile and complex cases in a forensic setting
  • Be a part of keeping our community and Victoria safe

Our work in Forensic Intervention Services (FIS) starts with the belief that every person has the capacity to change and deserves the opportunity to make that change. By building connections with people who have offended (we call them service users) based on trust, professionalism, and empathy, we enable people to address their behaviour and develop insights that lead to better choices and a more constructive role in the community at the end of their order or sentence.

Led by highly respected leaders with a clear vision, we are transforming the way clinical forensic intervention is delivered in Australia and are fast gaining national and international recognition.

This role forms part of a brand-new team that has been developed to design and implement a service delivery model to address violent extremism. This new team complements our current capabilities in working with people have committed serious sexual and violent offences.

As a key part of this team, our Senior Clinicians will be responsible for providing quality assessment and treatment for high profile and complex violent extremist offenders. As part of your day to day work, you will:

  • Take a lead role in developing and delivering assessment, treatment planning, intervention, case management and transition needs for violent extremist offenders
  • Consult with and advise Corrections staff, senior stakeholders and other business units on best practice management and treatment
  • Complete assessments for identification of risk, needs and placement requirements
  • Prepare comprehensive clinical files, reports and briefings on high level and sensitive cases
  • Help develop an integrated multi-disciplinary approach to how violent extremist offenders should be managed based on best practice frameworks.

As well as building your own clinical leadership skills, you will be contributing to the development of world class correctional programming within Corrections Victoria.

Information Sessions

To learn more about our day to day work, as well as chat with members of our clinical workforce, register for one of our online webinars below.

Wednesday 28 April 2021: 5.30pm AEST
Register here

Wednesday 5 May 2021: 5.30pm AEST
Register here

Who we’re looking for

If making our community safer draws on your values and is important to you, this work puts you right on the front line.

We’re looking for people with an optimism for change and the belief that the people we work with deserve our help to make that change. At times, it can feel like we’re making little progress, but with each small win, we give our service users an opportunity to live a different life.

The work can be confronting so you’ll need resilience – which we can help you build – as well as empathy, self-assurance, and an ability to relate to people from all walks of life no matter their past behaviour or background.

How we’ll support you

We understand how demanding the nature of our work can be. That’s why we provide support for your career, professional development and well-being in a variety of ways:

  • A specialised 16-week Clinical Induction program
  • Clinical supervision from industry leaders
  • Mandatory debriefing for the first 12 months for new forensic practitioners
  • Ongoing professional development including foundation, theory and on-the-job mentoring
  • Internal and external conferences, clinical scholarship opportunities and study leave
  • Research working groups
  • Annual funding of your AHPRA, ACMHN, AASW or OTC registration.

Eligibility

To apply, you’ll need to hold (or be eligible for) one of the following:

  • General registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia
  • Membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Be registered as a nurse and be eligible to be credentialed as a Mental Health Nurse
  • Be registered as an Occupational Therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
  • Specialist training and/or postgraduate qualifications in a clinical or forensic field
  • Psychology Board of Australia Approved Supervisor status is desirable.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening. You will also need to possess a current Victorian driver’s licence.

About us

A division of Corrections Victoria, Forensic Intervention Services provides clinical services to people who have offended. We employ evidence-based screening, assessment and offence-specific intervention services to support a person’s rehabilitation. In doing so, we form a critical component of the Department's strategy to reduce reoffending and contribute to community safety.

Applications close on Sunday 16 May 2021 at 11.59pm AEST

We regularly review applications so don’t hesitate to submit prior to the closing date.

To find out more about the role, contact Dr Kelly Mischel, Manager Complex Interventions, on 0408 528 121 or email kelly.mischel@justice.vic.gov.au

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Justice and Community Safety is continually working towards increasing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) workforce. The Aboriginal Employment Team aims to attract, recruit and retain Aboriginal staff in a number of roles including clinicians. This support includes a culturally appropriate attraction and recruitment process. To learn more, email aboriginal.employment@justice.vic.gov.au

Clinical Projects Lead I Corrections Victoria

Summary

Support the development of world best-practice forensic intervention and contribute to a safer Victoria.

  • Develop and maintain evaluation and research frameworks that underpin forensic intervention programs
  • Build internal evidence-based knowledge of the impact of therapeutic interventions
  • Drive internal and external research programs for the ongoing development of FIS services, tools and frameworks.

Our work in Forensic Intervention Services (FIS) starts with the belief that every person has the capacity to change and deserves the opportunity to make that change. By building connections with people who have based on trust, professionalism, and empathy, we enable people who have committed violent and sexual offences to address their behaviour and develop insights that lead to better choices and a more constructive role in the community at the end of their order or sentence.

Underpinning this important work is our extensive clinical research program that informs ongoing innovation and development of our service models, assessment tools, intervention programs and frameworks.

Led by highly respected leaders with a clear vision, we are transforming the way clinical forensic intervention is delivered in Australia and are fast gaining national and international recognition.

We are in a period of exciting growth with a number of new clinical opportunities. Right now, we are looking for a Clinical Projects Lead to help drive our research program.

The key aspects of the role include:

  • Support the effective and consistent delivery of interventions across Victoria and drive continuous improvement.
  • Support the proactive and strategic research and evaluation agenda to build internal evidence-based knowledge of the impact of therapeutic interventions. 
  • Drive Forensic Intervention Services Imitative, innovations and research questions working in conjunction with academic researchers. 
  • Develop ongoing improvements to research and evaluation frameworks.

Information Sessions

To learn more about our day to day work, as well as chat with members of our clinical workforce, register for one of our online webinars below.

Wednesday 28 April 2021: 5.30pm AEST

Register here

Wednesday 5 May 2021: 5.30pm AEST

Register here

How we’ll support you

There are a number of ways we support members of the team including:

  • Ongoing professional development including foundation, theory and on-the-job mentoring
  • Internal and external conferences, clinical scholarship opportunities and study leave
  • Research working groups
  • Annual funding of your AHPRA, ACMHN, AASW or OTC registration.

Who we’re looking for

If applying your experience and passion for clinical research to making our community safer draws on your values and is important to you, this work will challenge and reward you.

We are looking for people who have:

  • Experience in managing complex research and evaluation processes within complex service systems
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate and investigate appropriate quantitative and qualitative research questions
  • Effective communication and stakeholder capability.

Eligibility

You’ll need to hold (or be eligible for) one of the following:

  • General registration as a psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia
  • Membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
  • Be registered as a nurse and be eligible to be credentialed as a Mental Health Nurse
  • Be registered as an Occupational Therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
  • Specialist training and/or postgraduate qualifications in a clinical or forensic field

Successful candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening. You will also need to possess a current Victorian driver’s licence.

About us

A division of Corrections Victoria, Forensic Intervention Services provides clinical services to people who have offended. We employ evidence-based screening, assessment and offence-specific intervention services to support a person’s strategy to reduce reoffending and contribute to community safety.

Applications close on Sunday 16 May 2021 at 11.59pm AEST

We regularly review applications so don’t hesitate to submit prior to the closing date.

To find out more about the role, contact Blake Barnard, Assessment and Selection Adviser on 0419 195 085 or email Blake.Barnard@justice.vic.gov.au

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Justice and Community Safety is continually working towards increasing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Aboriginal) workforce. The Aboriginal Employment Team aims to attract, recruit and retain Aboriginal staff in a number of roles including clinicians. This support includes a culturally appropriate attraction and recruitment process. To learn more, email aboriginal.employment@justice.vic.gov.au

Senior Clinician I Royal Melbourne Hospital

Summary

Senior Clinician (SW3, OT3, P3) – Sunshine Child & Adolescent Wellbeing Service

  • MWAMHS is delivering a new mental health service to the young people in the western suburbs of Melbourne
  • Based at Sunshine Hospital and Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Hospital with travel to NWMH locations may be required
  • Full- time Fixed term until 30th June 2022

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.  

Your new team

The Sunshine Child & Adolescent Wellbeing Service:

  • Consultation-liaison model
    • Supervision and education to paediatric and mental health clinicians associated with Sunshine Hospital
    • Establishment of an paediatric consultation-liaison psychiatry outpatient service
    • Support children and adolescents with comorbid mental and physical illness who typically do not meet threshold for a tertiary child and adolescent mental health service

At MWAMHS, we strive to create the best possible learning opportunities available to complement and support both emerging and existing expertise. Staff are required to actively participate in their own practice development by engaging in available learning opportunities within the service, as well as being committed to sharing their knowledge with their colleagues. In the next 18 months, MWAMHS will be delivering new services to the community with two, 26-bed psychiatric inpatient unit and a 12-bed Women's Prevention and Recovery Centre which has the ability to accommodate young dependents.

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

  • Building strategic relationships with key stakeholders
  • Assess young people for mental health needs and provide clinical and therapeutic support
  • Provide support to family and carers
  • Co-ordinate and deliver new quality initiatives in collaboration with consumers and carers
  • Be the driver of the development of a leading edge service models

Your Contribution

  • Using your knowledge, experience and expertise to help build a new clinical team
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of this new program and to participate in service development activities
  • Contribute to capacity building and to further develop capabilities within our team and stakeholders
  • To work collaboratively with our stakeholders and having the ability to build strong working relationships with primary health providers

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.   

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare. 

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 prior to commencement.

Contact: Jolene Geh on 0447 311 358

Grade 2 Occupational Therapist (Maternity Leave) I Swan Hill District Health

Summary

  • Are you motivated to deliver high quality client centred Occupational Therapy?
  • Are you excited by the opportunity to work across a mixed caseload in a progressive, expanding rural health service?
  • Are you passionate about clinical leadership and supporting the development of occupational therapy staff?

An exciting opportunity awaits for a Grade 2 Occupational Therapist (12 month maternity leave position) at Swan Hill District Health.

This position will join our caring occupational therapy team consisting of an Occupational Therapy Manager, eight Occupational Therapists and two Allied Health Assistants. Our team is supported by an expanding Primary Care Division, including Health Promotion, Counselling, Dental, Community Rehabilitation, Aboriginal Hospital Liaison and Allied Health Departments.

Our integrated health service provides Occupational Therapy to clients of all ages through the following programs/ streams: Acute ward, Subacute ward (GEM, rehabilitation, transition care), Outpatients, Community Rehabilitation Centre (CRC), Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP), Community Health, Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACC PYP), Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP), Home Care Packages (HCP), National Disability Insurance Program (NDIS), Residential Aged Care.

This role is for a Grade 2 where you will have the opportunity to provide clinical care and leadership, including progressing and developing current services, complete quality improvement and support the learning needs of Occupational Therapy Staff. Applicants with 4 or more years experience would be highly favoured in this role. Those experienced or seeking promotion into a Grade 2 role are encouraged to apply.

Want More Info?

For more information please see: https://www.shdh.org.au/employment/vacancies/

For information on how to apply please see:  https://www.shdh.org.au/employment/how-to-apply/

Closing date: 15th May 2021

Senior Occupational Therapist I Monash Health

Summary

SECU is a 50 bedded unit that looks after complex patients needing specialised care and support, offering rehabilitation, assessment, formulation and treatment option. 

  • Senior OT to support the service and junior staff
  • Play an key role in the supporting the efficient and precise clinical outcomes
  • Enviable Professional and Leadership development opportunities available

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

About SECU

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.

Monash Health Emergency Departments treat over 150,000 emergency patients a year at Monash Medical Centre Clayton campus, Dandenong Hospital and Casey Hospital. Patients have access to a full range of treatment options, including intensive care. 

About The Role

We are excited to announce senior OT position within SECU: 

  • Dandenong Hospital

In these senior OT role, OT will work closely with the Service manager and Nurse Manager to ensure the provision of safe and effective care as well as assist with the efficient management of patients and support of junior staff is done. The OT will also play an integral role in supporting staff and managing patient flow in order to optimise timeliness of care.

This can be either a full-time or part time working hours role, working a 9 -5 structure (negotiable working times), Monday to Friday. 

About You

You have been developing your management and leadership skills or you are an accomplished OT; either way, you are ready to take this next step in your Career. You lead by example, thrive working in a dynamic, rehabilitative model of care and patient focused and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidence based care to all patients. You are an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles 

What You Need

  • Relevant Qualification (aligned to position description)
  • Demonstrated experience (aligned to position description noting no reference to years of experience)
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Include any other mandatory/required skills or licenses
  • Australian working rights

What We Offer

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base
  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills
  • mentorship & career guidance
  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences
  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

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

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

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries contact Recruitment Services on 92652776.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.

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

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