Children's Occupational Therapist- Grade 2



•Ideal opportunity to develop your career •Mornington Peninsula Location •Salary Packaging Benefits 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.

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au/ Position Summary This position is available 60.2 hours per fortnight and is principally based in Frankston . The role will suit an experienced Occupational Therapist, who enjoys working with children with mild to moderate disability and developmental delay.

In addition to individual assessments and intervention, the role will provide support to families and educators on the therapy and developmental needs of the child. A holistic approach to supporting the family, informed by the social model of health is valued. This position will include outreach, consultancy, education and group work.

The Grade 2 Occupational Therapist contributes to providing and coordinating clinical services requiring occupational therapy in a multidisciplinary setting. The position is available until the end of June 2019 with prospects for extension. Secondments and full time applicants will be considered.

Key Responsibilities • Deliver sensitive and evidence based occupational therapy and multidisciplinary care within a family-centred practice framework to young children with mild to moderate disability or developmental delays. • Provide leadership and support to other team members, other discipline staff, volunteers and students, to ensure that their consumers receive quality care. • Contribute positively to a team dedicated to innovation and excellence.

• Maintain excellent standards of documentation, statistics and record keeping. • Be aware of and work in accordance with organisational policies and procedures including award conditions, occupational health and safety and equal employment opportunity • Support a child safe organisation by valuing, respecting, and listening to children and young people and by undertaking screening for suitability to work with children and vulnerable people and to comply with relevant state/territory legislative requirements. Essential Criteria • Qualification in Occupational Therapy and maintain current registration with AHPRA.

• Advanced ability to assess occupational performance considering physical, cognitive and psychosocial, aspects of the child and their environment and determine appropriate intervention in relevant settings. • Aware o.

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17 Oct 2019


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