- Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln
- Salary: $65,487 – $97,774 p.a – Temporary Full Time (up to 13 October 2023) – AHP1/2
The Occupational Therapist applies clinical experience, increasingly generalist and/or specialist clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services, appropriate to the needs of the local rural / remote community. The Occupational Therapist works under reduced clinical direction, and may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students. As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, the Occupational Therapist utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy and evaluation approaches including individual therapy, group programs, health promotion and community development projects.
With clinical support from the Senior Occupational Therapist, the Occupational Therapist is responsible to the Regional Community Health Team Leader for contributing to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of health services, appropriate to the needs of the local community. To achieve this, the Occupational Therapist works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, and utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment and evaluation approaches.
The incumbent is able to reside in any of the following communities: Port Lincoln, Elliston, Streaky Bay, Ceduna, Wudinna, Cleve, Cowell, Kimba, Tumby Bay or Cummins. The incumbent will be required to provide a regional service to more than one community within the Eyre & Far North Region including those listed above on a regular and rostered schedule.
The successful applicant must hold a recognised qualification within the relevant allied health profession, and be eligible for full membership of the relevant Professional Association. For those disciplines requiring Registration, all requirements to maintain current registration must be fulfilled. For self-regulated professions it is desirable to participate in the professional associations’ accredited continuous professional development program.
This is a multi classed vacancy classified as either AHP1 or AHP2, classification to be determined upon qualifications and experience.
Being part of Eyre and Far North Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.
In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements. COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.
Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
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