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Program Lead - Occupational Therapist Grade 3 - Flexible Location

Better Health Network
  • Permanent Part Time: 0.8 FTE

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey in the realm of community health? We're on the lookout for an enthusiastic Program Lead Occupational Therapy to become an integral part of our dynamic multidisciplinary service. As a clinical expert in Occupational Therapy services, you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of our clients.

As the Program Lead Occupational Therapy (Adult Scope), you'll be at the forefront of our mission to deliver care to our outreach service to our clients. Your role will involve providing leadership, mentorship, and lead the implementation of evidence-based practices. Your expertise and guidance ensure that our clients receive the highest quality of care possible.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide clinical supervision, mentoring, and coaching to staff.
  • Coordinate quality improvement strategies and supervise staff.
  • Participate in organisational planning and service improvement initiatives.
  • Maintain responsibility for a client caseload and develop care plans.
  • Monitor performance and contribute to effective service functioning.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with organisational policies and procedures.

About you

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent.
  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in community health services.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proven project management and problem-solving abilities.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities.

BHN Benefits

  • Supportive team, professional development and mentoring.
  • Easy and free all day street parking.
  • Flexibility of locations across the BHN Network in conjunction with WFH.
  • Laptop provided.
  • Access to BHN fleet or claim km's.
  • Work life balance friendly leave– parental leave, purchased leave & leave loading.
  • Working with in a multidisciplinary community health.
  • Networking opportunities across our network and expanding network.
  • Employee Assistance Program - support and assistance for you and your partner at those times in life when you need it most.
  • NFP tax- free salary packaging amount $18,550 per annum – to use tax free towards mortgage, rent, credit card, school fees and groceries.

About Better Health Network (BHN)

Better Health Network (BHN) is a dynamic community health service comprising more than 22 locations and over 800 dedicated staff. We operate in multidisciplinary teams to deliver comprehensive health and disability services aimed at enhancing the well-being of our community members. At BHN, we are committed to providing friendly, affordable, and holistic care across all stages of life, from childhood to aged care services.

All employees are expected to embody BHN's values of Accountability, Collaboration, Respect, and Courage in their interactions with colleagues and clients.

How to Apply

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For information about the role, please contact Kristin Bowden on 03 8587 0258 or [email protected] using the subject line: Program Lead - Occupational Therapist Grade 3 - Flexible Location enquiry via EthicalJobs for a confidential discussion.

Inclusion Statement: BHN is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, and LGBTI+ communities, to apply.

Please note that prior to any commencement of employment, pre-employment checks must be complete. These will include reference checking, a national criminal history and right to work check, proof of vaccinations and a working with children check.

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