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Occupational Therapist (Grade 2) Community Rehabilitation

LocationCaulfield Hospital
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 64611
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Occupational Therapy
  • Two permanent positions available
  • Part-time and full-time applicants will be considered
  • Great staff benefits!

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.

 

  • Senior Grade 3 Occupational Therapist (VG3-VG6)
  • Permanent full-time role with flexible ADOs
  • Community Rehabilitation Program, based at Caulfield Hospital
  • Great Staff Benefits!

 

THE DEPARTMENT

Alfred Health Community Rehabilitation Program provides Home and Centre Based rehabilitation as well as the Falls Clinic services. The service's focus is on the provision of goal-directed, community-based rehabilitation for clients following injury or hospitalisation. The Community Rehabilitation multidisciplinary team comprises physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, dietitians, neuropsychologist, psychologist, allied health assistants, rehabilitation medicine doctor, registered nurse and social workers.

POSITION

We have an exciting opportunity for an Senior Occupational Therapist to join our Community Rehabilitation team. 

  • A major focus of this position will be to provide professional leadership to the Occupational Therapy staff working within the Community Rehabilitation Program, including involvement with service development and quality improvement.
  • The position involves the provision of treatment programs where the clinical caseload is varied and may include neurological, orthopaedic, cardiac, spinal, pulmonary and functional decline diagnoses. 
  •  As a Senior Occupational Therapist within the Community Rehabilitation programs, you will provide goal-directed client-centred rehabilitation services to clients.
  • Along with the clinical responsibilities, you will also provide supervision to OT and AHA staff and students.

 

KEY CAPABILITIES

  • Minimum seven years of clinical experience (including in outpatient or community-based rehabilitation).
  • Strong clinical knowledge and skills in ambulatory rehabilitation, treatment techniques and outcome measures.
  • Demonstrated previous expertise in leadership of health services.
  • Well-developed leadership skills, including demonstrated experience in supervision of staff and ability to undertake performance management.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated skills in the evaluation and implementation of evidence-based practice and modification of service delivery.
  • Prior involvement in leading quality improvement initiatives.
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills to promote teamwork, and a proven ability to resolve conflict and relate effectively to people at all levels of the organisation.
  • Sound skills in organisation, planning and priority setting.

 

STAFF BENEFITS

  • Opportunity to work with a broad range of clinical presentations.
  • Opportunity to work in a supportive team with diverse clinical expertise and knowledge.
  • Regular clinical and operational supervision.
  • Access to a range of professional development activities.
  • Access to salary packaging.
  • Discounted health insurance.
  • Focus on employee wellbeing with access to formal employee support programs.
  • Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking.

If you would like further details, please contact Lana Umansky, Manager CRP, on 0419 577 123

Applications close at 11pm on 

Please note we may interview and appoint before the closing date - so don't delay!

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.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine and must provide evidence of their vaccination status. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.    

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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