Occupational Therapist, Tallowwood Adult Mental Health - Lismore

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Occupational Therapist Lvl 1
Remuneration: $64,270 - $75,663 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ164601

A current valid NSW Working With Children Check is a requirement of this position. Visit https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/ for more information

NNSWLHD embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.

Northern NSW Local Health District is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.

Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see www.border.gov.au

Where you’ll be working

“A healthy community through quality care”

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville.  Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between. 

Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages. 

For more information visit Northern NSW Local Health District

What you'll be doing

Providing comprehensive and appropriate Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention as an integral part of the multidisciplinary health care team for patients/clients of the Northern NSW Local Health District.  

Relevant qualification in Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (or equivalent Post Graduate qualifications) and registration as an Occupational Therapist with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Demonstrated ability to provide clinical Occupational Therapy services within the scope of practice of the position. Demonstrated ability to utilise problem solving skills and a multidisciplinary team approach in the planning, delivery and coordination of patient careDemonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology, written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritise and organise own work/caseload.Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of person-centred care, quality improvement and evidence-based practice.

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For role related queries or questions contact Inkah Fischer on *************@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 1 June 2020