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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 26969
Position Title Casual grade 1 and 2 Occupational Therapists
Employment Status Casual
Location Frankston Hospital
Advertisement text 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
Vacancies exist within our Casual Occupational Therapy bank at Peninsula Health for the acute and subacute inpatient services. The position may also include weekend shifts.

The casual Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing excellent, evidence-based occupational therapy services to patients with a variety of diagnoses including medical and surgical conditions, orthopaedics, dementia, stroke and general deconditioning. Intervention may be on an individual or group basis, within the hospital or patient’s home and include all areas of occupational performance relevant to the patient’s goals for discharge

Key Responsibilities
• Clinical responsibilities according to service needs, as determined in conjunction with the Head of Occupational Therapy and Senior Occupational Therapist, including consideration for areas of specific clinical competence, prior experience and operational requirements.
• Support for quality consumer care through evidence based, multidisciplinary communication and team work.
• Provision of clinical cover to flexibly support occupational therapy services across sites and services.

What You Need
We anticipate you will have:

The ability to provide occupational therapy assessment, intervention and discharge planning with a flexible approach and excellent communication skills are essential skills for this position.

Applicants (Grade 1 or Grade 2) interested in part time, full time or limited term work are encouraged to apply.

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.
Selection Criteria Essential: Current Registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (via AHPRA)
Essential: Current Victorian Drivers Licence
Essential: Competence in Occupational Therapy service provision.
Essential: Commitment to person-centred care and multidisciplinary team work
Essential: Excellent organisational and time management skills
Essential: Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Essential: Developing leadership skills including the ability to participate and respond creatively to change
Essential: Commitment to actively supporting own, grade 1 and student continuous professional development as required
Essential: Commitment to evidence based practice
Essential: Experience in acute medical or subacute inpatient settings (including student placements)
Desirable: Member of OT Australia
Contact Person Alison Lunt
Contact Number 97847678
Alternate Contact Person Cathy King
Alternate Contact Number 97847668
Closing Date 10/04/2020
Position Description Grade 1 or 2 OT Casual.pdf