Department of Health

Coordinator Occupational Therapy (BB-52CB1)

Found in: Neuvoo AU


This is a Fixed Term Part Time appointment until January 2022 at 60.8 hours per fortnight, with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency.

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.Eligibility to Apply:  Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies (including permanent full time / part time, fixed term full time / part time with the possibility of extension(s) and/or permanency and casual appointments) throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of twelve (12) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.

This is a Fixed Term opportunity while the substantive occupant is on a period of Parental Leave. 

Position Profile: We are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced, innovative and enthusiastic Occupational Therapy Co-ordinator for the areas of inpatient Neurology and acute complex General Medical and Surgical. This person will be clinically competent in Neurology as this role includes 50% clinical and 50% strategic/coordination/management. The Co-ordination entails supervising staff, initiating and implementing service development and evaluation plus research and Quality Improvement projects in your clinical areas. The opportunity for education of clinical knowledge, professional growth and leadership skills is enormous. 

Area Profile:  Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) is one of Australia's leading teaching tertiary hospitals. Located at the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre 4km from Perth city centre, SCGH provides a comprehensive range of clinical services including trauma, emergency and critical care, orthopaedics, general medicine, general surgery, and cardiac care. It is home to WA's only comprehensive cancer centre - the largest cancer treatment centre in the State - and is the State's principal hospital for neurosurgery and liver transplants.

Employee Benefits:  In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • 9.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information click here. 
  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location based allowances
  • Selection Criteria:  Please see the attached Job Description Form.

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