Occupational Therapist



Employment Type : Permanent Part Time Position Classification : Occupational Therapist Level 4 Remuneration : $54.81 - $56.18 per hour Hours Per Week : 16 Requisition ID : REQ108345 Where you'll be working Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region.

We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment. What you'll be doing Perinatal, Child & Youth Mental Health Services (PCYMHS), Western Sydney Local Health District is committed to building a professional workforce that supports consumers with a moderate to severe, and persistent mental illness on their recovery journey. A vacancy exists for an experienced Occupational Therapist with interest in working full-time with adolescents and youth aged 12 - 25.

The ENABLE service will enhance our current community provision of mental health services for young people aged 12 -25 years who are in a crisis presenting to ED or are at a risk of hospital admission. ENABLE will offer early intervention, assertive follow up, comprehensive risk management and intensive outreach support for a period of up to 8 weeks in the community, during the crisis period following mental health ED presentation. The service will be available within the WSLHD catchment and will be run in collaboration with our Community Mental Health Teams, Education, Primary Care, GPs and NGOs.

People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard. Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations. For more information, please visit: http://www.


gov.au/ Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. Westmead hospital car parking allocation model is changing.

There is a waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Westmead Hospital. This does not apply for staff with disability. Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Essential Criteria Vaccination Category: A High Risk Checks: National Police Check and Working with Children Check Qualification: Qualification in Occupational Therapy Registration: Occupational Therapist by the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia Selection Criteria Demonstrated experience in working with adolescents, youth and their families/carers with emotional and behavioural issues using evidence based and family focussed treatmen.

Western Sydney Local Health District
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$106,027.00 - $108,677.00


14 Oct 2019


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