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Reference Number 63450
Position Title Senior Occupational Therapist (OT3) Intensive Community Treatment
Location Aged Person's Mental Health Program
Award Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
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                               Senior Clinician                               

Intensive Community Treatment Team

  • Part time fixed term until 23/12/2023
  • Working 0.2EFT and Mondays Only.
  • This is an exciting opportunity for someone wanting to advance their career and transition into a Senior Role. Come and join our dynamic team in delivering high quality, consumer focused mental health service to the community.

Your new team

  • We are a dynamic, diverse multidisciplinary team who strive to make life better for the people we work with, their families and carers
  • We work primarily with adults aged 65, in an acute phase a mental illness, who need support in their recovery through an outreach model of care and with a recovery centred focus.
  • We enjoy a collaborative and respectful working environment where clinicians are encouraged to share clinical judgements and participate actively in treatment planning with the medical staff
  • We offer a wide range of therapeutic interventions to people including supportive anxiety management, family work, medication administration, safety planning.

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Deliver evidence based treatment and interventions that support older people with complex mental health and/or ageing related needs, and their families and carers
  • Participate in clinical decision making
  • Accurately prepare documentation in a timely manner
  • Communicate effectively with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers
  • To work well and autonomously in a small team

Your Contribution

  • You have experience as an Occupational therapist in either a community or inpatient setting.
  • You are an effective communicator with consumers, families/carers, colleagues and other service providers
  • Deliver evidence based treatment and interventions that support older people with complex mental health and/or ageing related needs, and their families and carers
  • You will have a good understanding of the issues faced by older adults with a mental illness

Our Commitment to you

 

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

 

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity. Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. 

 

Interested?

 

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 prior to commencement.

Selection Criteria Essential: Recent experience working in the clinical field of mental health Registration under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act (2009) with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia. Current Victorian Driver's Licence
Contact Person Matt Donato
Contact Number 83872842
Closing Date 27/05/2022
Position Description
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