Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Occupational Therapy
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.
Grade 1 Occupational Therapist
Temporary Full Time - 80 hours per fortnight with ADO
Fixed Term maternity leave position
Excellent professional development opportunities
Based on-site at Caulfield Hospital campus
Position commences 16/9/19
About Caulfield Community Health Service
Caulfield Community Health Service is an integrated community health service of Alfred Health. We deliver Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and Community Health funded Adult; Child, Youth and Family; Case Management and Health Promotion services to clients in the Glen Eira, Stonnington, Port Philip and Bayside local government areas.
The Caulfield Community Health Service Occupational Therapist
You will be an experienced Grade 1 Occupational Therapist who will:
Manage a caseload of diverse adult clients
See clients at the centre, at home and in the community
Provide comprehensive assessment of activities of daily living and home environments
Deliver time limited, goal driven interventions largely involving equipment prescription, home modifications, referral and liaison with other services
Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team members in case discussions and care planning
Achieve monthly client target hours and Key Performance Indicators
Provide timely and thorough medical record documentation
Develop and lead quality improvement activities across Occupational Therapy and community health
Seek professional support and mentoring from Team Leaders
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or equivalent qualification
Current AHPRA registration;
Current Victorian Driver’s License;
Demonstrated experience and passion for community health;
Experience with larger scale home modifications; wheelchair and seating prescription, scooter prescription and training, pressure care, and SWEP funding applications.
Enquiries to Rebecca Banks (Adult Health Team B Leader) on Tel 9076 6840
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.