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Occupational Therapist Level 12 - Mental Health Inpatient Units - Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Service

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until January 2021
Position Classification: Occupational Therapist Level 1/2
Remuneration: $64270 - $93114 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ190961
We are seeking passionate, committed and enthusiastic, Occupational Therapist who has the confidence and ability to make autonomous decisions and work collectively within the Multidisciplinary team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a reputable service and great chance for career progression.
As an occupational Therapist within ESMHS you will be responsible for working with MDT in order to provide innovative, compassionate and recovery focused care. You will have the opportunity to work with a varied client group and in a role that is autonomous with support from the leadership team
Where you'll be working
Based in the Prince of Wales campus, you will  be in the Kiloh centre inpatient mental health setting which consists of 46 acute and sub-acute beds.
What you'll be doing
The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.
This position, based at the Mental Health Unit at Sutherland Hospital, within the Allied Health team, provides a comprehensive range of Occupational Therapy Services to consumers with a spectrum of mental health care needs.
The position provides specialist skills in client assessment and care as part of a multi-disciplinary teamwork approach to the provision of high quality mental health care with a recovery focus.
Duties include the provision of Occupational Therapy assessment; group and individual work with a focus on skills development and functional gain including collaboration in planning of a group therapy program, Care planning and report writing.
SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply.
Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Selection Criteria:

Must hold general registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
Demonstrated experience to conduct functional assessments of consumers within the Mental Health Unit and to develop therapeutic care plans to address their needs.
Evidence in the development and implementation of both group and individual programs to Mental Health consumers.
Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised, set priorities and complete tasks with attention to detail in a complex work environment.
Demonstrated understanding of a recovery focused model of care.
Demonstrated capacity for effective teamwork.
Demonstrated computer skills.
Current NSW Class C Driver's licence.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description and SESLHD Expected Standards.
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For role related queries or questions contact Angela O'Dowd -
Applications Close: 25 October 2020


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Occupational Therapist Level 12 - Mental Health Inpatient Units - Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Service NSW Health

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