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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 24451
Position Title NDIS Outreach Services Occupational Therapist Grade 2
Employment Status Limited Term Part Time
Location All Sites
Advertisement text Join our leading healthcare network as an NDIS Adult Outreach Services Grade 2 Occupational Therapist on a part time, fixed term basis until June 2019.

About Peninsula Health

Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

For more information on Peninsula health please feel welcome to visit our website http://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/

Position Summary

Peninsula Health has a vacancy for an experienced occupational therapist to provide NDIS services for adults with approved NDIS plans. Hours and worksite location able to be negotiated. The therapist will be based in Community Health and work with participants and Community Health staff across the beautiful Local Government areas of Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula.

The Occupational Therapist will assist eligible clients by providing comprehensive assessment of activities of daily living and the home environment; specialist recommendations regarding assistive equipment and home modifications; client and carer support and education; and episodic care co-ordination and referral.

Key Responsibilities

•Provide quality, safe and cost effective Occupational Therapy services within a multidisciplinary team.
•Build and expand professional skill levels to ensure that clients receive the best possible service reflecting up to date evidence based practice.
•Work within agreed scope of practice at all times in accordance with Peninsula Health policy governing credentialing, scope of practice and introduction of new interventions.
• Demonstrate positive workplace behaviours and relationships at all times

Essential Criteria

The successful applicant will have:

• Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy and current APHRA registration.
• Demonstrated current specialist knowledge and skills in the provision of evidence based occupational therapy services in a community setting.
• Advanced home assessment and intervention skills including complex equipment and home modification prescription.
• Current registration as a prescriber with the State Wide Equipment Program (SWEP), preferably with some Amber and Red credentials

The candidate will ideally have the following attributes:
Drive and commitment
Resilience
Empathy and cultural awareness

Benefits

• Generous Salary Packaging - maximise an employee’s net salary by directing some of their pre-tax salary to pay for certain benefit items, such as rent, personal loan or mortgage
• Parking – On-site, low cost parking facilities at all sites
• Beautiful Mornington Peninsula location
• Career development opportunities
• Supportive team environment

How to apply

To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

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1. Click 'Sign in' and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

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1. Click 'Register' to create an account
2. Once registered, click 'Sign in' in the top right hand corner
3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the position you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below

Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must complete a National Criminal History Records Check, meet the immunisation requirements of their role and demonstrate evidence of current work rights to work in Australia prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a Working With Children Check card. To find out more about our quality employment standards and to prepare your application to join our team please visit: https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/
Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy and current APHRA registration
Essential: Demonstrated current specialist knowledge and skills in the provision of evidence based occupational therapy services in a community setting.
Essential: Advanced home assessment and intervention skills including complex equipment and home modification prescription.
Essential: Current registration as a prescriber with the State Wide Equipment Program (SWEP), preferably with some Amber and Red credentials.
Essential: Highly developed communication skills including negotiation, conflict resolution, supporting change processes and creative problem solving
Essential: Excellent time management skills and ability to work unsupervised in the community.
Essential: Excellent written communication and report writing skills.
Essential: Broad understanding of a range of both therapeutic and capacity-building approaches applicable to the populations seeking support under provisions of NDIS
Essential: Current Victorian Driver’s License
Desirable: Ability to embrace new technology and processes to enhance productivity and effectiveness.
Contact Person Laura de Lange
Contact Number 0397881820
Contact Email ldelange@phcn.vic.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Lisa Manser
Alternate Contact Number 0447894664
Closing Date 09/12/2018
Position Description NDIS Adult Occupational Therapy OT Clinician Decem.pdf