- Central Adelaide Local Health Network - Mental Health Services
- Total Indicative Remuneration AHP-3 $108,448/$116,253 p.a.
- Part-time working 30 hours a week and temporary up to 28/1/22
The Senior Occupational Therapist works within the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit multidisciplinary team providing skilled evidence based professional occupational therapy services to consumers, their families and carers.
As a member of the senior staff within the multidisciplinary team the Senior Occupational Therapist will be expected to provide and contribute to local clinical leadership processes within the team. The Senior Occupational Therapist will complete a range of occupational therapy duties such as: conducting complex and comprehensive assessments of client needs, contribute to the case formulations and care planning, as well as developing, implementing and monitoring specialised and targeted individual and group interventions to improve the consumers’ level of occupational functioning. The Senior Occupational Therapist provides professional supervision to designated Occupational Therapists and students. The Senior Occupational Therapist participates in policy, planning and service development, the evaluation of clinical services and undertakes appropriate education and research activities.
The Senior Occupational Therapist is an experienced clinician who applies specialised expertise to the development, delivery and continuous improvement of quality clinical work and provides discipline specific assessments, interventions and consultancy service to the team. The Senior Occupational Therapist works collaboratively with consumers, their families and carers and may liaise closely with a network of government and non-government organisations to assist consumers whose severity of mental disorder and/or level of disability necessitate regular review and follow-up to facilitate improved functioning and community tenure.
Appropriate degree or equivalent qualification which entitles registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia, and current registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.
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.
744375 Senior Occupational Therapist, Inpatient Rehabilitation Services3.pdf
Applications close: 9 Mar 2021 12:25 am, Cen. Australia Daylight Time