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Reference Number 60758
Position Title Senior Occupational Therapist
Location NAMHS Hotham Street
Award Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
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Senior Occupational Therapist

  • Northern Area Mental Health Service (NAMHS) is looking for an Occupational Therapists Grade 3
  • Join the Hotham Street community team and NAMHS OT team!
  • Permanent Part Time position 0.6EFT

The Northern Area Mental Health Service, (NAMHS), believes in the effective delivery of high quality psychiatric services. We are an established team that is connected, collaborative and enthusiastic to be at the forefront of progressive and remarkable initiatives. New infrastructure across the Northern suburbs is driving fresh developments and revolutionary program delivery that, in turn, is generating opportunities for career advancement and specialist skill growth

Your new role:

  • Deliver evidenced based occupational therapy assessments and interventions including functional assessments, sensory modulation, linking to meaningful occupation in the person’s own community.
  • Work as a key clinician with a reduced caseload of complex consumers and their families/carers to promote mental health and wellbeing.
  • Coordinate and capacity build multidisciplinary staff to support the utilisation of sensory assessments and interventions, promote safe consumer driving, and connect consumers to meaningful occupation and activities.
  • Provide professional supervision and support to occupational therapy staff and students

About you:

  • Experienced and passionate occupational therapists who want to actively support individual’s process of recovery.
  • Looking for a team player who is eager to learn from and collaborate with the multidisciplinary team
  • A minimum of 7 years’ of relevant experience in clinical practice within the mental health field
  • Capacity to provide, or develop skills in, integrated assessment, treatment and care for consumers with dual diagnosis

Benefit of working with NorthWestern Mental Health:

  • Regular professional supervision and access to a range of Communities of Practice
  • Access to regular learning and practice development opportunities
  • Support to become an OT Driver Assessor
  • Opportunity to put your own stamp on this new role!

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.




For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.


Contact Person Janne-Maree Blackman
Contact Number 94166300
Alternate Contact Person Carloyn Dun
Alternate Contact Number 70250800
Closing Date 08/12/2021
Position Description
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