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Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Job posted: 02/05/2024
Applications close: 30/05/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Melton

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 43251

Reference: 43251

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Melton

This permanent, part-time (0.65 FTE) Grade 1 Occupational Therapy position sits in a dynamic and diverse paediatric service providing discipline specific assessments and interventions, group programs and contributing to some multidisciplinary team assessment clinics including Autism Spectrum Assessment Clinic and Developmental Assessment Clinic.

This role provides an opportunity to work collaboratively with a skilled and passionate multidisciplinary team developing skills across a variety of paediatric presentations.  In this role the Occupational Therapist will have regular supervision with a Grade 2 Occupational Therapist and have the support of a team of six Occupational Therapists including a Senior Grade 3 Therapist.

For this role we are seeking an early career Occupational Therapist with a passion and enthusiasm to develop strong assessment, clinical reasoning and treatment skills and to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.

To be Successful in this Role, you will have:

  • A strong interest in working in a paediatric setting
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality clinical service provision
  • Demonstrated collaborative team approach to achieving positive outcomes 
  • Good communication skills and an ability to engage with children and families

About Us

Our workforce of over 13,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Gill Brady - 97477600

Paediatric Occupational Therapist