Senior Occupational Therapist - Mental Health

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Occupational Therapist
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REQ135174 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Occupational Therapist Level 3
Remuneration: $1,919.39 - $1,983.64 Per Week
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ135174

Where you'll be working

Northern Sydney’s vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is “embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.”


What you'll be doing
The Senior Clinical Occupational Therapist will provide clinical leadership within the occupational therapy service including optimisation of care delivery. This role provides direct and strategic clinical care and programs for adolescents who require acute inpatient care.

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:
  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  • Full registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia. Evidence of extensive clinical experience with a minimum as a Level 2 Occupational Therapist.
  • Provide evidence of proficient written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the proven ability to liaise with novice and experienced health professionals and external service providers. Demonstrated computer literacy and ability to use health information systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, lead, complete and share quality improvement activities or service evaluation process. Experience in clinical teaching and supervision of students, level 1/2 Allied Health Professionals and/or Allied Health Assistants.
  • Demonstrated proficient skills and knowledge in the provision of current occupational therapy practice. A strong commitment to an evidence-based service to provide for consumers, carers and families requiring assessment, case management, intervention, appropriate referral and discharge planning.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in ability to work autonomously with limited supervision. Have the ability to prioritise work, manage a demanding workload, apply high level reasoning skills and have independent professional judgement.

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For role related queries or questions contact Kris Taylor on Kris.Taylor@health.nsw.gov.au or 02 9485 6150

Applications Close: 22 November 2019

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