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Dedicated Ndis Assessment Team (Nat) - Mh Acute Services - Ahp3 Senior Occupational Therapist

SA Health - Adelaide, SA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network – Mental Health Services, Various locations
  • Total Indicative Remuneration AHP-3 $108,448/116,253 p.a.
  • Temporary up to 1/7/22 and part-time working 30 hours per week

The Senior Occupational Therapist- NDIS is responsible for providing specialist occupational therapy assessment and intervention, assistive technology (AT) prescription & NDIS recommendations, and time limited case management to complex patients who are eligible to receive National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) services.

They will form part of a Dedicated NDIS Assessment Team who will work closely with the existing Acute Disability Liaison staff and CALHN Allied Health to provide specialist AH services to complex NDIS patients stranded within the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH), The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) and St Margaret’s Hospital (SMHs). The NDIS team will follow the patient through their health journey to provide continuity, optimum patient care, reduce duplication and reduce unnecessary internal delays where possible. Employees classified at this level are experts within their area and stream of practice and have a significant degree of autonomy and decision making.

The position requires extensive liaison and collaboration with health, social and other relevant services and the development of policy and practice to optimise outcomes for the complex client group. This is inclusive of building effective working relationships relevant Non-Government Organisations, the National Disability Insurance Agency and the Department for Health and Wellbeing as required to monitor and escalate client issues and discharge delays and reporting data and outcomes back to the AH Directorate.

The Senior Occupational Therapist – NDIS provides clinical leadership within the organisation to assist in the clinical management (in consultation with other relevant healthcare professionals), education, co-ordination and support for NDIS patients as well as staff and agencies.

Appropriate degree or equivalent which entitles registration as an Occupational Therapist by the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (OTBA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 756343

The Indicative Total Remuneration is inclusive of Award salary, superannuation and other monetary benefits

Enquires to

Vicki Hume Telephone: 0424 749 526 Email: [email protected]

Application Closing Date

11.55 pm Friday 11 June 2021

Attachments

 756343 RD Dedicated NDIS Assessment Team (NAT) - MH Acute Services - AHP3 Senior Occupational Therapist.pdf

Adelaide, SA

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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