Senior Occupational Therapist- Mental Health

Job posted: 11/11/2020
Applications close: 01/12/2020 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 27585

Reference: 27585

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Create a Great team, holistic assessments
• Excellent salary packaging benefits, discounted onsite parking and employee benefits program
• Full time or Part time role in this 7 day rotating roster (0830-1700 hrs) in Frankston.

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

As a Senior Clinician on the newly developed Intensive Recovery Team, the Occupational Therapist will contribute to the overall design and model of care alongside the other senior clinicians and manager in the team. The role provides demonstrated advanced skills on occupational therapy assessment and intervention for clients who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties often along with a range of other comorbidities. Interventions may be on an individual or group basis and include all areas of occupational performance relevant to the clients identified goals.

The role will also involve providing assessment and advocacy for clients requiring NDIS applications and care coordination to a small caseload of clients. The role also provides clinical supervision to Grade 1 and 2 Occupational Therapists and students.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• A degree or diploma from a recognised School of Occupational Therapy and eligibility for membership of OT Australia who are eligible for registration with AHPRA.
• Extensive experience in the mental health field including acute inpatient services and/or community mental health care
• Demonstrated management and leadership experience
• A current Victorian drivers licence

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Senior Occupational Therapist- Mental Health

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Senior Occupational Therapist- Mental Health