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May

Occupational Therapist G3

Austin Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Senior Occupational Therapist to join our Child Inpatient team.


The role of the Senior OT will be to provide high quality, evidence-based occupational therapy assessment (formal standardised and informal), treatment and consultation contributing to the understanding of the child’s strengths and difficulties from an occupational performance perspective.


Working within a multidisciplinary team the Senior OT is an integral part of the team collaborating on groups, formulations, discharge planning, capacity building, program planning, quality improvement and service development. The Senior OT will provide discipline specific clinical expertise that contributes to excellent clinical outcomes for children and their families in addition to the adding to the teams capacity to provide comprehensive formualtion and diagnosis.The role is also expected to contribute to broader OT discipline across CYMHS by participating in under and post-graduate training, secondary consultation and/or discipline specific education to other CYMHS clinicans and/or external forums as relevant.


To be successful in this role you must meet minimum years of clinical experience for a senior mental health role, have advanced experience and demonstrated expertise in working with complex child and youth mental health presentations requiring of OT assessment and treatment, be able to demonstrate a rich understanding of OT professional frameworks, theories and practices as they relate to children and mental health child development and of play as the occupational or life role of infants and children and have a knowledge of and comitment to recovery and collaborative evidence based clinical practice.


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include high quality supervision, salary packaging, and an extensive employee assistance program. See this link for futher details of the range of other benefits you will have access to:


https://www.austin.org.au/careers/benefits/


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.


Austin 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.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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