About the role
South West Healthcare (SWH) is seeking a motivated and skilled person to join the Mental Health Service Centralised Triage team. As a valued member of our multidisciplinary team, you will provide a service which includes direct clinical treatment to consumers, families and carers including short and long term case management. The role includes assessment and evidence based treatment interventions of a high standard
Our Occupational Therapists work using systematic mechanisms that ensure regular communication and the flow of information with other clinical staff and professionals, families, carers and stakeholder groups located both internally and externally to SWH.
This is a permanent full-time position (80 hours per fortnight) with a monthly ADO with an immediate commencement date. This position is eligible for an incentive payment for rent, childcare, relocation costs and more, as part of the new workforce and incentive grants program administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV) up to $20,000.
What you bring
The successful applicant will be an experienced and qualified Occupational Therapist with the ability to demonstrate excellent skills and broad experience in mental health clinical services, including a proven ability to work within a team based multi-disciplinary model. Previous experience in working within a similar role and team with consumers experiencing mental health difficulties or ongoing case management would be an advantage.
Working as part of a collaborative and highly skilled team of professionals, excellent verbal and written communication skills are also essential. A comprehensive understanding and knowledge of legislation, regulation and contemporary practice is a must.
Applicants must hold registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist.
What we offer
You will enjoy benefits such as:
- Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
- Regional mental health workforce incentive grant;
- Internal and external professional development opportunities;
- Ongoing clinical supervision;
- A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
- Excellent terms and conditions of employment.
Who we are
As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.
SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.
SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.
With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria’s Great South Coast.
To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/
How to apply
Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Tuesday 29 August 2023. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.
Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2021-2024.
The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:
- Police Record Check
- Employee Working with Children’s Check
- Current Immunisation status
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