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Casual Occupational Therapist

St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney - Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Job Description

Position Title: Casual Occupational Therapist-Acute Care
Employment Type: Casual
Hours per week: to be confirmed
Position Grade: Occupational Therapist level 1/2
Salary: $64,463-$93,393
Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations' Professional & Associated Staff Agreement 2009
Department Name: Occupational Therapy

Position Summary

A vacancy exists in the above unit for a highly motivated Occupational Therapist with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our friendly and supportive team. Our progressive and innovative team offers development opportunities for our staff and a caring environment for the delivery of high quality patient centred care. The successful applicant(s) will be expected to provide Occupational Therapy services to patients across the St. Vincent’s Hospital Campus. This position is a casual Occupational Therapy role and will be required to utilise their clinical skillset to manage patients across the continuum of care. This includes inpatients, community and TACP with the current vacancy likely to be with aged care. This position operates under supervision of a Senior Occupational Therapist. The level of direct clinical supervision will vary according to the incumbent’s clinical experience and the task. The Level 1/2 casual Occupational Therapist is encouraged to participate in quality improvement activities and relevant research. This position may also assist in development of policies and procedures and supervision of Occupational Therapy students on placement.
This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information and how to apply, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check
The vacancy is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.

About St Vincent's Health Network Sydney

St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, and the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - NSW Health Policy Directive PD2020 _017. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.

What We Offer

  • Generous salary packaging and Fitness Passport for eligible staff
  • Opportunity to access a large range of clinical and non-clinical education programs
  • Supported post graduate opportunities within applicable fields
  • Careers development opportunities across the St Vincent’s Health Australia Network.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/Life balance

  • Application Instructions

    St Vincent's Health Network Sydney is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.

    When applying for the position, Applicants will be required to upload a recent Resume as well as a separate Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria for the position as outlined below. External applicants are to upload their Cover Letter alongside their Resume when reaching the ‘My Experience tab >Resume/CV> Upload. For Internal applicants, this document is to be uploaded further down the page alongside your Resume under Resume/CV> Upload.

    Selection Criteria
    • Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia.
    • Recognised Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy and Current Australian Occupational Therapy Registration (AHPRA)
    • Previous post-graduate Occupational Therapy experience in acute, sub-acute and community settings across various clinical areas including neurology, general medicine/surgery, and rehabilitation within a multidisciplinary team context.
    • Demonstrated experience in clinical management with the ability to apply clinical reasoning skills and independent professional judgment on basic and routine matters.
    • Demonstrated experience with quality improvement and a commitment to ongoing professional development.
    • Knowledge of current standards of Occupational Therapy clinical practice / Code of Ethics
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills
    • Current unrestricted NSW Class C Driver’s License

    An example on how to address and upload selection criteria is provided in the attachment below in order to assist you with completing your application.

    Please ensure you review the instructions on how to upload this document as applicants that do not address the selection criteria may have their application automatically culled.

    Review The Following Documents

    Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist:

    JR115865_How to upload and address the selection criteria 2020.pdf

    JR115865_SVHS Job Demands Checklist and Health Declaration Form 2019-Casual Occupational Therapist (1).pdf

    JR115865_PD Casual Occupational Therapy Level 1-2 Capability Level 2 July 2019 (1).pdf

    Contact Details

    Kristian Lewis, Occuaptional Therapy Manager, 83822402

    Closing Date

    Alternate Contact:

    17 February 2021 11:59pm

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    Sydney, NSW

    Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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