Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Job posted: 13/05/2020
Applications close: 29/05/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 21343

Reference: 21343

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Paediatric Occupational Therapist |Grade 2

  • Maternity Leave | June 2020 to June 2021

  • Temporary Part-Time | 7 Days a fortnight

  • Looking for a clinical role in paediatrics in a supportive team environment?

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.

About the Role

The Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service caters for babies, children and adolescents who require specialist interdisciplinary rehabilitation.

The position is based at the Angliss Hospital, Upper Ferntree Gully.

The young people supported by VPRS are recovering from acquired brain injuries, medical/surgical intervention or require tone management or early diagnostics, surveillance and support for Cerebral Palsy.

Services are provided in collaboration with the medical and allied health team, in either the Community Rehabilitation Centre or in the child’s community

About You:

  • Experience working with a paediatric population  and their families, particularly with brain injuries and cerebral palsy, and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team will all be viewed favourably.

  • Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in a paediatric rehabilitation setting.

  • Experience with upper limb splinting and assessments including the HINE, HAI, AHA suite and/or BOHA will also be viewed favourably.

  • Australian Driver’s License

  • Valid Working with Children Check

  • Current Registration with AHPRA 

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 have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to Vanessa Lyndon, Team Leader VPRS , on 9764 6444 Mon, Tue, Thursdays.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please submit all applications online via e-Mercury..

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

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

Paediatric Occupational Therapist

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VANESSA LYNDON - (03) 9764 6444

Paediatric Occupational Therapist