Occupational Therapist

  • Healthcare and Medical
  • Full Time
  • 5 years ago

Job Information

Job Description

Welcome to St John of God Health Care
St John of God Health Care is a leading health care provider, with private hospitals, home nursing, pathology and Social Outreach services throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the wider Asia-Pacific region.

Our organisation is part of the Mission of the Catholic Church and every aspect of our care is based on the Christian values of Hospitality, Compassion, Respect, Justice and Excellence. It is these values that guide our holistic approach to caregiving, with respect for the dignity and worth of each person.

As a Catholic, not-for-profit group, we invest in the communities we serve by updating and expanding our facilities and technology; expanding existing services and developing and acquiring new services; and providing Social Outreach services to people experiencing disadvantage to improve health and wellbeing.

With over 118 years’ experience in health care, we have an excellent reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer. Learning is highly valued and there are many opportunities for professional development. 

The Position

St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital is currently looking to recruit a Grade 2 Occupational Therapists to join our innovative Occupational Therapy team.  The position is being offered for an 8 week period to provide leave cover.

The position is within our Out-Patient Service.  Supervision will be offered to the successful candidate.  The successful applicant will have a varied caseload including Pain Management, Orthopaedics and Multi-traumas.  The successful candidate will also provide support to a Grade One Occupational Therapist and an Allied Health Assistant.

Our services comprises of a 69 in-patient bed unit and out-patient services. Our interdisciplinary team offers individual and group programs tailored to individual needs. We are a sought after rehabilitation service provider offering services in the following areas;

Orthopaedic – Neurological – Movement Disorders – Brain Injuries – Oncology Management – Cardio – Pulmonary – Multiple Trauma – Reconditioning – Pain Management.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Ability to work within and contribute to the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.
  • Current Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or equivalent from a WFOT approved university.
  • Eligible for membership of AAOT.
  • Experience in the provision of adult rehabilitation Occupational Therapy services would be an advantage but is not essential.
  • Sound organisational and administrative skills – able to organise and administer own clinical practice, good time management skills.
  • A current driver’s license

The Benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Flexible Work Options
  • Professional Development

* All applicants must address the Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the Position Description) *

St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.

For enquiries about this position, applicants should contact Louise Slater, Occupational Therapy Manager on (03) 9788 3333.

Applications Close: COB 22 July 2015

Applications Close: 22/07/2015

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