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Occupational Therapist - Grade 2

Barwon Health

  • Be recognised - Join a large, supportive team working with state of the art equipment.
  • Be challenged - Expand your skills in acute, subacute care and work with a dynamic multidisciplinary team
  • Be your best - Grow and develop your talents and capabilities with Barwon Health’s commitment to professional development
  • Be the heart of Barwon Health - Join Geelong’s largest employer, we offer career advancement, attractive employee benefits along with a great sea-side location

About the facility
The Community Rehabilitation Centre (CRC) provides team rehabilitation on an outpatient basis to people living in the community, of all ages. Clients are provided with flexible, goal orientated, individually tailored programs, following team assessment.

About the role
We are seeking applications from suitably experienced and qualified clinicians for the positions of Occupational Therapist Grade 2. The position is initially located at the North Geelong Community Rehabilitation Centre in the neurology team. You will be part of a large Occupational Therapy community of over 100 staff.

In this role your responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Providing high quality care to patients, clients, residents and demonstrate developing professional leadership through proactive participation within the Occupational Therapy service and the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Providing teaching, supervision, support and development of less experienced staff and undergraduate students.
  • Manage designated portfolios and quality improvement projects within the expectations of the Barwon Health Strategic Plan and the Occupational Therapy Business Plan.

To be successful in this role you will possess excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal aptitudes. A high level of commitment to best practice in patient care is also must. This role requires an excellent understanding of the continuum of care and a broad range of clinical skills.

Participation in the general ward weekend/public holiday roster is also a requirement of the position.

About the culture
The Occupational Therapy neurology team across Barwon Health is a dynamic, innovative team with a passion for neurology. They are participating in research related to assistive technology, often presenting their findings at conferences and have been successful for grants to purchase state of the art equipment

Barwon Health staff benefits
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety
  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan

At Barwon Health we celebrate and harness diversity, and consider it a competitive advantage. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply. Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all our consumers including children and appropriate rigorous reference and background checks will be undertaken.  

Recruitment agencies should note that Barwon Health does not accept agency resumes. Barwon Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

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Occupational TherapistBarwon Health
Location VIC,Melbourne
Job Reference Number 148796
Classification Occupational Therapist
Sub Classification Occupational Therapist
Job Type Part Time,Permanent
Closing Date 26-01-2017

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