Occupational Therapist - Grade 2 (Community Neurorehabilitation)

Job posted: 06/01/2021
Applications close: 17/01/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 165547

Reference: 165547

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Are you looking for a Grade 2 opportunity to develop your specialist neurorehabilitation, supervision, leadership and service development knowledge and skills.

  • Work part time 38hrs/fortnight with a neuro clinical caseload, in a specialist neurorehabilitation team at North Geelong Community Rehabilitation Centre.

  • Work in a geographical environment supporting your lifestyle where local urban precincts, retail plazas, waterfront foreshore and gardens, vineyards, Melbourne inner city, and the Surf coast are all within easy reach.

  • 38 hours per fortnight temporary, 3 days per week until 20 February 2021.

About Barwon Health

Barwon Health is the major public health care provider in the Barwon South west region with a 406 bed public hospital (University Hospital Geelong), 100 bed subacute facility (McKellar Centre), 2 community rehabilitation centres, 21 community health sites, four aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. Barwon Health has an extensive building projects occurring with a, an integrated cancer/ wellness day unit, redeveloped library, education and research facilities, a northern suburbs urgent care/specialist consultation services facility and women’s  and children hospital development.

About the role

We are seeking applications for a passionate and experienced Occupational Therapist to:

Join our specialist team of 5 community neuro OTs including 0.5 eft x Grade 3 Neuro Clinical lead, 1.5eft x Grade 2 OTs, 1.0eft x rotating Grade 1 OT.

Work 3 days/wk:  Preferred days: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

We offer you

  • Senior Clinician Occupational Therapy supervisor with neuro expertise who will provide support, mentoring and professional development.

  • Engagement with a large passionate and committed team of Barwon Health Occupational Therapists (over 120 staff)

  • A strong culture of student education, clinical research and innovation (including participation in the multicentre research SENSe Implementation Trial with the Florey Institute, Saebo Upper limb research with Melbourne Health).

  • Strong interdisciplinary model of care.

About you

  • A clear and respectful communicator and team worker.

  • Proficient subacute clinical neurorehabilitation knowledge and skills.

  • Passionate commitment to evidence based practice, consumer focussed care and accountable for providing a high quality service

  • Ability to critically analyse own performance and acknowledge responsibility for your own learning

  • Excellent leadership skills to advocate for consumers, and support junior staff.

  • Role model a resilient, optimistic & flexible approach to prepare for the challenges that public healthcare is facing both now and in the years to come.

About the culture

 “Our people caring for the community is what makes us great”

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Occupational Therapist -  Grade 2 (Community Neurorehabilitation)

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Melissa Mew - (03) 4215 5441
Johannah Menzies - (03) 4215 5438

Occupational Therapist -  Grade 2 (Community Neurorehabilitation)