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Senior Occupational Therapist - Parcs

Monash Health - Clayton, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Position Details

Reference Number 45402
Position Title Senior Occupational Therapist - PARCS
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Entity Monash Health
Department Mental Health
Location 26-28 Bettina Street, Clayton
Position Summary

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

  • OT3, fixed term (12months) 0.6 EFT (part-time) position, based at Clayton PARCS
About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

The program has Five PARCS (Preventions and Recovery Care Services) which includes a specialist Women’s only PARCs, an Extended Care PARCs (EPARC) and Youth PARCS. The clinical service is supported by an aligned operational structure to enable the provision of high quality service through the creation of clinical-operational partnerships to support staff, consumers, carers and their families, and a strong professional structure that supports the governance of the health professional workforce

About the Service/Role

The Senior OT will be located at Clayton PARCS and provide recovery-oriented and discipline specific care to consumers in a community mental health residential setting. The successful applicant will work within a multidisciplinary team in both direct consumer and group-based care. The senior OT will also supervise and mentor junior OT staff within the Clayton Mental health program, and work in conjunction with the Discipline Senior Occupational therapist and Director of Clinical operations to develop and co-ordinate Occupational Therapy service within Clayton Area Mental Health Services.

PARCS has 10 beds and offers a short term stay (2-4 weeks) focussed on assisting consumers to meet their identified recovery goals. Referrals are received from inpatient units, community teams as well as external stakeholders (consumer/family/GP/Private mental health practitioners).

The model for PARCS sees a strong commitment for Monash Health and the NGO staff to work together in providing seamless recovery oriented care to consumers during their stay. We aim to work with consumers from a recovery-orientated and evidence based framework of practice.

What you need:
  • Mental health experience
  • An ambitious and driven leader
  • An understanding of recovery orientated principles
  • Qualifications and relevant registrations for Occupational Therapy and APHRA Capacity to work independently and within a team
  • A friendly and professional attitude.
  • Excellent engagement, relationship and therapeutic skills
  • Resilience and strong work ethics
  • Australian working rights
  • You must have relevant professional registration
  • A valid Working with Children Check
  • A valid Victorian Drivers Licence is essential
  • Post Graduate Qualification in Mental Health is preferred
This Senior Occupational Therapist classification – OT3 Year 1-4

Monash Health will offer:
  • Competitive salary
  • Salary packaging
  • Friendly and supportive culture opportunity to experience various teams
  • Supervision and professional development
  • EAP support
How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.
Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:
  • reference checks
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)
  • proof of immunisation.
A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
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Monash Health

Clayton, VIC

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