Occupational Therapy Educator – Mental Health

Job posted: 31/05/2022
Applications close: 03/07/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 173982

Reference: 173982

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Work autonomously and collaboratively in an advanced educator role

  • Supervise and support the Occupational Therapy workforce within MHDAS

  • Optimal work/life balance –Temporary Part Time – 48 hrs per fortnight (until 02/10/2022)  

About the service

MHDAS provides integrated and recovery oriented mental health, drugs and alcohol assessment, treatment and community support to people of all ages within the Barwon region experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, mental health and drug & alcohol issues, and their families.

Our service is internationally recognised for its innovative clinical programs and integrated models of practice that are client centred, accessible and family inclusive. We are fortunate to enjoy terrific internal relationships and have developed excellent partnerships with the local community that provide for seamless integrated care for our clients.

About the role

The Mental Health Occupational Therapy Educator Senior Clinician assists in the coordination and delivery of educational development activities for mental health program staff that meet the needs of the service and the individual. The position has a key role in providing occupational therapy discipline specific leadership and education and training to mental health staff and students with a coordinated, comprehensive education framework to address organizational, professional and clinical service needs.

The role is part of the MHDAS Education Team and is strategically aligned to the broader Barwon Health UHG health services. As a senior mental health occupational therapist, the role works closely with the other senior educators and clinicians in MHDAS and Barwon Health UHG. The incumbent also contributes to the development of the mental health services and is a member of relevant meetings / committees by negotiation.

About the culture

We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. We promote positive respectful relationships and strong working partnerships in the workplace and in the community. As a team we are focussed on providing the highest quality patient centred care.

What we offer

  • Located in the centre of Geelong's CBD, we also offer an easier commute from the Western Suburbs of Melbourne, rather than travelling across the city

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave and take leave without pay

  • Attractive salary packaging benefits! Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments / Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact mentalhealth.recruitment@barwonhealth.org.au

This role must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy. You will be required to upload your Immunisation History with evidence of influenza vaccination from March 2022 in the application process. Please use the "free text document" upload function for this purpose.

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Occupational Therapy Educator – Mental Health

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Nino Di Pasquale - (03) 4215 2523

Occupational Therapy Educator – Mental Health