Team Leader - Occupational Therapy & Social Work

Job posted: 01/02/2024
Applications close: 29/02/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Colac-Otway

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Colac Area Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 17126

Reference: 17126

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Colac-Otway

Team Leader - Occupational Therapy & Social Work
Temporary/Part Time or Full Time – Up to 38 Hours per week

Colac Area Health (CAH) is a unique integrated health service comprising of over 500 employees, providing Acute Care, Aged Care, and Community Care to a catchment population of approximately 30 000.  Situated in the Colac Otway Shire, one of the most picturesque Victorian municipalities that provides city conveniences with a country charm close to beaches, waterfalls, and the Otway hinterland.

As an organisation, we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity or sexual orientation. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as Australia’s First Peoples and as the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work. We pledge to provide inclusive and non-discriminatory services.

This role is responsible for the professional and effective operational leadership of an interdisciplinary team including Occupational Therapy, Social / Welfare Work Services and Allied Health Assistants. This position will provide and coordinate clinical guidance to staff and ensuring best practice service provision within the scope of Colac Area Health Services.

What’s required? 

  • Bachelor Degree or Masters in Occupational Therapy or Social Work and relevant registration.
  • Eligibility for practising membership with Occupational Therapy Australia or Australian Association of Social Workers.
  • Experience as a Grade 2 clinician with demonstrated clinical expertise, specialist knowledge and experience with a range of clinical presentations across a range of settings.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience in managing staff, program delivery and outcomes.
  • Experience in providing supervision and performance improvement support to staff.
  • Experience managing and supporting teams and developing a positive team culture.
  • Developed skills in research and established skills in the review of literature.
  • The ability to manage multiple funding sources and allocation of resources to meet funded clinical activity and funder obligations.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement changes in service delivery models, with an adeptness to flexible and adaptable solution finding.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Current Drivers Licence, Working with Children Check and Police Check
  • IT competency.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Opportunity to “make your mark”
  • Generous Salary Packaging
  • Flexible work arrangements (after initial orientation and onboarding)
  • Potential assistance with short term accommodation (if moving to the area)
  • Access to our free Employee Wellbeing Program

Applications close Thursday 29th February 2024.  

To apply or for further information visit: https://colacareahealth.mercury.com.au

Position is subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check, Working With Children Check and participation in CAH’s Immunisation Program

Colac Area Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

We at Colac Area Health are proud to be totally smoke free.

Team Leader - Occupational Therapy & Social Work

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Amanda Wangman - 0352325350
Helene Foster - 0352325179

Team Leader - Occupational Therapy & Social Work