Occupational Therapist (Grade 2)
Permanent Part-Time (0.5 EFT – 20 hours p/week)
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
The Transition Care Program is seeking an experienced, innovative and flexible individual to work as a member of the TCP Occupational Therapy team.
The program is a jointly funded program (DHS/Commonwealth) and it aims to assist frail aged patients reach their maximum functioning capacity and to help determine their long term care arrangements.
What You Need
The successful applicant will need to be flexible in terms of working across both residential and community areas. The Occupational Therapist will need to demonstrate sound clinical judgement, assessment and practice skills, and have an understanding of the issues affecting patients with complex functional and cognitive needs and an interest in aged care issues.
The successful applicant will need to be highly motivated, and enthusiastic and to be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
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.
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Selection Criteria Essential: • [Current Registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (via AHPRA). • Current Victorian Drivers Licence. • Experience in adult acute/sub-acute/aged care health settings as a student or graduate therapist. • Ability to assess occupational performance considering physical,