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Occupational Therapist/Case Manager

Job posted: 19/10/2020
Applications close: 02/11/2020 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 22202

Reference: 22202

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Occupational Therapist/Mental Health Case Manager





  • Box Hill Mobile Support & Treatment Service

  • Position open to Grade 2 Occupational Therapists

  • Temporary Full Time Opportunity until November 2021 | Potential for Permanency in Mental Health Program thereafter

  • Progress your career and work within a dynamic team



Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high-quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.



The Service and Role


The Box Hill Mobile Support and Treatment Service (BHMSTS) offers community recovery orientated services, consultation, assessment, treatment and support to people with a mental illness, their carers and families. The BHMSTS provides services to consumers between the ages of 16 and 64 who live in the Municipalities of Whitehorse, Manningham and Monash.



BHMSTS is co-located with the Koonung, Doncaster & Waverley Continuing Care Teams, Linwood Psychiatric Assessment Recovery Centre (PARC), Brief Intervention Team (BIT), Early Psychosis Team (EPT) and the Carrington Private Consulting Suites, at the Koonung Centre in Box Hill.  Eastern Health offers employees a range of benefits including salary packaging and inexpensive on site car parking and rostered days off.



The primary role is to provide high quality assessment, intensive case management services and assertive outreach support to people experiencing a mental illness utilising a recovery-oriented model of care.



“Our mental health rehabilitation services’ vision is to provide culturally sensitive, holistic and wellness-focused services that promotes, values and respects the dignity and lived experience of individuals facing mental health challenges. We will do this by working collaboratively with individuals and their support networks to help them pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals.” AMHS Rehabilitation Services Vision Statement Updated March 2018



Main responsibilities:



  • Undertake case management and support the recovery for people with a lived experience of mental ill health within the BHMSTS.

  • Liaison and interface between multiple services.

  • Conduct comprehensive clinical assessments, including discipline-specific assessments and interventions.

  • Practice in accordance with the recovery principles as outlined in the ‘Framework for recovery-oriented practice” (Department of Health 2011).

  • Work a 7-day rotational roster, 365 days per year, within the hours 8.30am – 5pm.


 


Please refer to the attached position description for further details.



To be successful in the role you will have:




  • Experience in supporting adults with the lived experience of mental ill health.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated advanced verbal and written communication skills in all professional domains of practice.

  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team and autonomously.

  • Strong commitment to high quality consumer care.

  • You must hold a valid full driver’s license.



What we offer



Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!


The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals



Next Steps



If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.



Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


Occupational Therapist/Case Manager

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

KATHERINE GUY - (04) 3522 3071
ODED WEINGARTEN - (04) 3865 3363

Occupational Therapist/Case Manager