Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Occupational Therapy
Fixed Term - June 2020
Part-Time, 4 days per week
The position is based at Caulfield, from 8:30-17:00, currently introducing flexible working hours.
HARP Complex Care is a service within the range of Health Independence Programs (HIP), and in Alfred Health, it sits within the Rehabilitation, Aged, and Community Care Program. HARP reports through the Community Integration Stream.
The role is responsible for conducting comprehensive occupational therapist home assessments and initiating treatment and developing management plans for HARP clients.
The position works in a dynamic context in a multidisciplinary model to provide an integrated and flexible model of care. HARP works in collaboration with a multitude of stakeholders and the patient to improve the health and well being of individuals through clinical and psychosocial interventions.
The successful applicant will have:
Sound clinical and assessment skills with experience in the community setting. Understanding of home safety assessments, equipment and modifications, and the use of appropriate cognition assessments.
Knowledge and ability to develop and implement management plans or harm minimisation techniques to improve quality of life in the community.
The ability to recognise risk and or deterioration in the community and escalate appropriately.
A strong interest in caring for people who experience significant challenges in both chronic disease, vulnerability, and psychosocial complexities
The role opens opportunities for the incumbent to gain valuable experience in the management and care of vulnerable at-risk people living in the community with complex psychosocial and chronic medical needs. While working within a multidisciplinary team and with the patient to develop patient-centered plans of care.
All enquiries to Jennah Holwell HARP Operations Lead 0419770002