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Occupational Therapist

Apply now Job no: 658844
Work type: Full time
Location: South East
Categories: Allied and Scientific Health

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Mental Health Service, South East Region
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $66,603 - $99,495 - Perm F/T - AHP1/AHP2 

 

Joining the supportive learning environment in the Integrated Mental Health team, you will contribute to the delivery of integrated clinical mental health care to consumers across community, acute and rehabilitation service settings in the Mount Gambier region. As part of a collaborative workforce encompassing a Consultant Psychiatrist, senior experienced clinicians across all disciplines, and peer support from fellow clinicians, you will utilise a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy and evaluation approaches. If appointed at the AHP2 level, you will be an experienced clinician who can provide a consultancy service to other staff, agencies and community members regarding provision of holistic mental health care services to consumers.

Receiving regular supervision from a Clinical Senior OT, you will have the opportunity to engage in a range of activities to enhance your learning, including monthly Mental Health OT journal clubs, OT-specific forums and workshops, peer learning and networking via videoconference, and access to funding for Continuing Professional Development. With the chance to progress your career from AHP1 through to AHP3 within Mount Gambier and no need to relocate, you will be able to enjoy the best that this large regional city has to offer. Only half and hours’ drive from the Coonawarra wine region, Mount Gambier is situated near the border of Victoria within easy driving distance of Melbourne, the Great Ocean Road, The Grampians, as well as the beautiful South Australian coastal towns of Robe, Beachport and Kingston. Mount Gambier offers a safe family environment with well-maintained recreational areas, excellent public and private schools, TAFE and a University of South Australia campus, along with access to a wide range of sports including netball, soccer, basketball, hockey, tennis, football, golf, swimming, cycling, fishing and surfing.

You must hold a recognised Occupational Therapy qualification and be eligible for registration as an Occupational Therapist within Australia. In addition, you will have experience in providing occupational therapy services across a range of service settings, including one-on-one, group based and health promotion activities. Demonstrating a commitment to providing person-centred care, you will possess sound knowledge of contemporary methods of treatment and application in mental health. If appointed at the AHP2 level you will be capable of supporting others in developing workload management plans, including the allocation of team resources.

Do you want to talk to someone who has made the move recently? Contact Sophie on 08 8721 1507

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 658844

Download File 658844 - Occupational Therapist AHP1_AHP2 - Job Pack.pdf

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