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Senior Occupational Therapist

MERCY HEALTH - Young, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Oportunity to build leadership and clinical skills, progress your career, work as part of a supportive and progressive public hospital based allied health team and enjoy an adventure in to country life.

  • Permanent full time public hospital senior clinical position in the lovely rural town of Young NSW.
  • Subsidised hospital accommodation available
  • The Mercy Care Young OT department provides care to subacute inpatients (rehabilitation / geriatric / palliative care), community outpatients, outpatient rehabilitation, paediatrics (community and school based) and hands clinic.
  • Large and vibrant Allied Health team
  • Provide clinical leadership to OT team and AHA's; collaborate with large (22 staff) Allied Health team.
  • Supervise OT (2 OT staff members) and AHA staff; supervise students; monitor team performance; lead OT quality projects; represent OT at district level.
  • As senior clinician, Mercy Care can facilitate specialisation in interest areas that align with Mercy Care services including hands / home mods / paediatrics/ lymphoedema / rehabilitation
  • Regular professional development and supervision supported

ABOUT YOU: 

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy and current registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum of 3 years experience and some experience in either paediatrics, rehabilitation, community, neurology, or gerontology
  • Desire to build leadership and clinical skills, shows flexibility and will support existing positive team culture
  • Current NSW Driver's Licence

ABOUT US:

Mercy Care Centre Young is a 26-bed subacute health service facility providing a range of outpatient, community health and aged care services for the people of Young and surrounding region. It specialises in geriatric evaluation and management; rehabilitation and palliative care.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include: 

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and have a zero tolerance of any form of child abuse.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.