Occupational Therapist (BB-3CBD2)
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Ongoing Permanent opportunity on a Part Time basis - 0.6EFT
Work close to home in the beautiful Yarra Valley Reigon - Healesville and/or Yarra Junction
This is a Grade 2 Occupational Therapist role - experienced Grade 1 Occupational Therapists will also be considered
Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.
About the role
We are looking for a dedicated Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working with adults in the community.
You will provide clinical occupational therapy services to adults receiving services in Community Health, Eastern Health at Healesville and/or Yarra Junction, utilising both individual and group therapy models, including telehealth. This position is within the Health & Ageing Team and presents opportunities to work within a multidisciplinary team. Community Health services prioritise low income and vulnerable families.
Please refer to the attatched Position description for further information about the role
To be successful in this role you will possess:
Current experience as a grade 1 OR grade 2 Ocupational Therapist
Recognised tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy
Current AHPRA registration.
Eligibility for membership of Occupational Therapy Australia.
High level communication skills, both written and oral.
Demonstrated capacity to work / show leadership in a multidisciplinary team.
Ability to work independently
Experience in supervision of students and staff.
Demonstrated ability to introduce innovative practice.
Commitment to improving own practice through participating in supervision and undertaking quality and research activities.
Advanced clinical skills in managing a complex caseload using a client-centred approach.
Demonstrated experience in the provision of occupational therapy services in the community, in particular assessment and prescription of home modifications, wheelchairs, scooters, hoists and a variety of other assistive equipment.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with current building practices associated with home modifications.
Ability to promote service and liaise with existing and potential referral partners (internal and external to Eastern Health)
Experience in making applications to funding bodies (e.g. SWEP).
Demonstrated understanding of professional codes of conduct.
Sound computer skills.
Current Victorian driver’s licence.
What we offer
Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here
Diverse and engaging career opportunities
Friendly & supportive team
Flexible working hours
Salary packaging options
Career progression in our teaching hospitals
If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today
All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.
Eastern Health Values: Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence
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