Home-based Palliative Care Occupational Therapist

  • Part Time
  • 2 years ago

Job Information

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    Category Healthcare and Medical
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    Posted On Oct 26 ,2017

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist to join our friendly
interdisciplinary team, providing home-based occupational therapy to people living at
home with a terminal illness.
This three day a week position involves working with issues associated with
occupational performance in view of end of life or terminal care which includes:

 Providing clinical leadership in the specialty area of palliative care occupational
therapy practice
 Assessment, care planning and intervention for the community palliative care
 Support and client advocacy
 Participation in multidisciplinary team meetings
 Autonomous management of caseload

To be successful you will need to have:
 Current registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (through
 Advanced ability to assess occupational performance considering physical,
cognitive and psychosocial aspects of the person and their environment
 Proven track record in working with families, including culturally diverse
 Capacity to work with internal and external stakeholders
 Maturity to work both independently and within a team

PHH Staff enjoy the benefits of salary packaging, competitive salary, ongoing
education and learning opportunities and use of fleet cars in work time.

Position Description: www.peninsulahospice.com.au
For further information contact (03) 5973 2400 or wendy@peninsulahospice.com.au.
Written applications to:
Chief Executive Officer,
Peninsula Home Hospice,
327 Main Street, Mornington Vic 3931
Or via email to wendy@peninsulahospice.com.au