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Occupational Therapist

  • Location Caulfield Hospital
  • Work Type Full Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions 1 Position
  • Applications Close At Closes in 4 days
    Published on 7 Oct 2019
  • Job no: 22573
  • 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.

  • Community Rehabilitation - Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service and Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP), Caulfield Hospital
  • Occupational Therapist (Grade 2) 
  • Maternity leave cover position – fixed term, full time (0.5EFT ABI community; 0.5EFT CRP)

The Department

Alfred Health's Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Community Rehabilitation Service and Community Rehabilitation Program are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled occupational therapist to provide high quality assessment and management of community based clients.

The Position

This position will provide occupational therapy services across both the ABI community rehabilitation service, as well as community rehabilitation program, both located at Caulfield Hospital. Along with the clinical responsibilities in this role, this position will provide supervision to OT staff and students, and contribute to quality improvement and research activities within the ABI and CRP Service.

Skills/Qualifications

The successful applicant will have:

  • Significant clinical experience in and knowledge of client-centred, occupation-based practice for patients with a range of diagnoses, specifically ABI
  • Demonstrated skills in both cognitive and physical assessment and intervention and home modifications 
  • Experience in or awareness of  management approaches for behaviours of concern
  • Experience working within an interdisciplinary team to provide high quality rehabilitation
  • Experience working in a community rehabilitation team is highly desirable
  • Experience in student and staff supervision is highly desirable

Alfred Health’s community rehabilitation services provide you with access to regular clinical supervision, opportunities for continued professional development and being part of a friendly and supportive team.

Enquiries:Lana Umansky (Manager CRP) s.umansky@alfred.org.au; 9076 6223 or Michelle Farquhar (Manager ABI community team) m.Farquhar@alfred.org.au; 9076 7423.

Closing Date:Monday 21st October, 2019, midnight.

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

  • Closes in 4 days - 21 Oct 2019
  • Published on 07 Oct 2019, 1:00 PM