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Senior Occupational Therapist - Paediatrics


Employer: Djerriwarrh Health Services
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Health Care & Allied Health, Family Services, Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 15 April, 2019.
Applications close: 29 April, 2019. (Expired)

  • Paediatric Occupational Therapist (Senior) 0.6 FTE or 48 hours per FN
  • Be the best you can be with us.

Our values drive the way we act and guide our decision making on a daily basis, ensuring our focus on driving a culture of patient-centred care. Our employees model our CLEAR values, building excellence and respect across the organisation and with our stakeholders.

We are offering an outstanding opportunity for the right person. We are committed to providing an environment that fosters and develop your existing skill sets and hopefully some new ones. We can offer you a role that will cement your knowledge and provide you opportunities to grow and broaden your professional portfolio

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a values-based organisation. Our values are:

Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Accountability and Respect.

The Role

Our Health Service is seeking the services of a skilled and motivated Clinician to join our amazing team to provide occupational therapy assessment and intervention, and leadership and supervision to Grade 2 occupational therapists. At Melton Health, occupational therapists are involved in a range of innovative and best-practice clinics, groups and interventions. You will work with a range of passionate, skilled and enthusiastic health professionals including paediatricians, paediatric registrars and fellows, psychologists, speech pathologists, dieticians and social workers.

We encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to acquire knowledge, enhance their skills and provide compassionate and family focussed care. As part of our team we will support you and help you develop your career with us. The person we are looking for will be passionate about supporting our clients and community, and practising family centred care.

About you:

We are looking for an experienced, skilled paediatric occupational therapist who thrives within multidisciplinary teams, with a strong understanding of contemporary, evidence-based paediatric occupational therapy assessment and intervention, and who can provide a high standard of supervision and support to junior therapists. The role also involves developing innovative ways to meet service demands and engagement in continuous quality improvement.

About Us.

Djerriwarrh Health Services is a dynamic and rapidly expanding public health service providing Acute, Community, Maternity and Aged Care to the City of Melton and Shire of Moorabool in Melbourne's Western suburbs. This role, based at the Melton Health campus, offers a short 45 minute commute from the bustling CBD against traffic.

The successful applicant will be required to have undergo pre-employment suitability screening including: a current police check, working with children and Australian work rights. Regretfully, Djerriwarrh is unable to offer sponsorship.

Djerriwarrh Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people of indigenous background to apply. These positions offer a great deal of flexibility and growth. People with caring responsibilities and or people with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply for this job

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