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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 Integrated Mental Health team, you will contribute to the delivery of an integrated range of occupational therapy services for consumers with a severe and enduring mental illness. As a member of the multidisciplinary mental health team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, you will utilise a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy and evaluation approaches. You will develop and maintain a working knowledge of regional and local support programs including home support services. 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. The AHP2 will also work under reduced clinical direction, and may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students. Join us and you will get to be part of our ongoing approach to transforming mental healthcare. Applying your unique skills, you can offer holistic, balanced care that focuses on patient recovery. Developing long-term relationships you will be able to use your therapeutic skills across a range of challenging and rewarding areas.

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.

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 - Job Pack.pdf

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