Job Title : Occupational Therapist

STATE GOVERNMENT OF WA

Murdoch, WA

Posted 2/24/2021

 This is a Recruitment Pool for Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time and Casual appointments with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility to Apply: 
Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour. 

This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au

Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 31/05/2022. 

Position Profile: We are seeking to appoint suitably experienced and dynamic people to the position of Occupational Therapist. As part of a multidisciplinary team, you will provide Occupational Therapy services to patients in assigned areas as required/appropriate in line with current evidence based practice. The successful candidate will be well supported through our diverse and extensive rotational program to achieve your professional development goals via supervision, education and research opportunities. This position involves rotations between Fiona Stanley Hospital, State Rehabilitation Service and Fremantle Hospital campuses.

Area Profile: Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) is a 783-bed tertiary hospital offering a range of health services including the State Rehabilitation Service, a comprehensive cancer centre, purpose-built mental health unit, maternity, paediatric and neonatal services, and the State Adult Burns Service. FSH also delivers specialised services such as heart and lung transplantations and hyperbaric medicine. Fremantle Hospital is a 300-bed specialist hospital focused on providing high-quality aged care, mental health, secondary rehabilitation, planned surgeries and medical services.

Area Profile: Fremantle Hospital is a 300-bed specialist hospital focused on providing high-quality aged care, mental health, secondary rehabilitation, planned surgeries and medical services.

Employee Benefits: Our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).

For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Sara Pearson on 08 6152 1403.

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).

It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.

Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria in no more than 2-3 pages and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted. 

LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://www.agedcarejobsaustralia.com.au/job/15198367