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Occupational Therapist (Grade 2) - Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre

  • Location Caulfield Hospital
  • Work Type Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Job no: 16742
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Occupational Therapy

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Based at Caulfield 
  • Full time - 80 hours per fortnight plus ADO
  • Fixed Term until December 2018 with opportunity for ongoing part-time hours from December 2018
  • Great staff benefits including on site gymnasium, on site car park and access to salary packaging!

The Department

Alfred Health's Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Rehabilitation Centre provides rehabilitation services for people with moderate to severe acquired brain injuries including traumatic brain injuries, stroke, hypoxic brain injuries and other causes of non-progressive brain injury. The service is comprised of a 42-bed inpatient rehabilitation service, a community rehabilitation service and a 4-bed transitional living service.

The inpatient rehabilitation program has a focus on working towards person-centred goals in order to maximise participation, quality of life, and independence for people over the age of 18 years with an ABI.

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled occupational therapist to provide high quality assessment and management of patients within the inpatient rehabilitation service.   

Skills

You will have:

  • Clinical experience in and knowledge of patient-centred, occupation-based practice for patients with acquired brain injury in an inpatient setting
  • Demonstrated skills in both cognitive and physical assessment and intervention, complex seating, equipment prescription, and home modifications. 
  • Experience in, or awareness of,  management approaches for behaviours of concern
  • Experience in student and staff supervision
  • Experience working within an interdisciplinary team to provide high quality rehabilitation within a patient-centred, goal-directed framework

 

Alfred Health’s ABI Service provides you with access to regular clinical supervision, opportunities for continued professional development and being part of a friendly and supportive team.

 

Enquiries to Danielle Sansonetti (ph: 9076 7423) Grade 4 Occupational Therapist, Caulfield ABI Rehabilitation Centre

Closing Date:  22nd August, 2018

Applications to be submitted electronically via The Alfred Health website www.alfred.org.au

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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  • Published on 10 Aug 2018, 5:46 AM