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Occupational Therapist Adult Mental Health Service

Job Type
Full Time
12 Jul 2021

Occupational Therapist Hamilton Adult Mental Health Service Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The citys award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. Job Details Department: South West Healthcare Work Type: Ongoing - full time Job Function: Medical and Nursing Classification: As per award Work Location: Hamilton Reference: VG/ Closing Date: 25-Jul-2021 Salary Range: As per award Job Duration: N/A Attachments: Position Description - Mental Health Clinician Adult.pdf (PDF, 301KB) Contact: Preveen Premnath or email Position Details South West Healthcare's (SWH) Hamilton Adult Mental Health Service is seeking applications from committed and a dynamic Occupational Therapist to join the team and provide experience, growth and development. About the role As a valued member of our multidisciplinary team, you will support consumers with severe and persistent mental illness living within the local community. In a recovery oriented model of care, consumers, their families and carers are provided with clinical and non-clinical treatment as part of short and long term case management. Service provision is recovery oriented and trauma informed utilising natural and existing community supports. Occupational Therapists work using systematic mechanisms that ensure regular communication and the flow of information with other clinical staff and professionals, families, and stakeholder groups located both internally and externally to South West Healthcare. This is a permanent full time position commencing as soon as possible. Part time applications will also be considered. What you bring The successful applicant will be an experienced and qualified Occupational Therapist with the ability to demonstrate excellent skills and broad experience in mental health clinical services, including a proven ability to work within a team based multi-disciplinary model. A working knowledge of Recovery Oriented practices, trauma informed care, current mental health trends, legislation and relevant policy directions of mental health services also is essential for this role. Excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills and initiative with proven ability to work autonomously and within a team, as well as an ability to work with limited direction, be self-motivated, and provide effective problem-solving and negotiation skills is a must. Applicants must hold registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist and be eligible for membership with the AAOT. What we offer You will enjoy benefits such as: * Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions; * Internal and external professional development opportunities; * Ongoing clinical supervision; * A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs; * Excellent terms and conditions of employment. Who we are SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services. With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 we are the regional healthcare centre to Victoria's Great South Coast. To learn about the vibrant town and region of Hamilton please visit: How to apply A position description and further details can be found at our Website under Careers and Volunteers. For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Praveen Premnath (Team Leader Hamilton Mental Health Services) on or email Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2, with the appropriate classification Occupational Therapist Grade 2. The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following: * Police Record Check * Employee Working with Children's Check * Current Immunisation status Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and Volunteers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 25 July 2021. Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio-economic status.

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  • Job Reference: 326962575-2
  • Date Posted: 12 July 2021
  • Employer: South West Healthcare
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Mental Health, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time