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Occupational Therapist - BUMP

  • : Western Sydney Local Health District
  • : 06-Oct-2020
  • : All Sydney NSW

Where you'll be working
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.

Find out what it’s like to work at Blacktown Hospital and why we think you’d love working with us. Some of our staff share their experiences in this short video: https://goo.gl/iShcmS

What you'll be doing

This position is responsible for the provision of high quality client centred, evidence based Occupational Therapy services to clients of WSLHD, and to provide clinical supervision as directed. 
This position specifically will provide clinical services to the BehavioUr Management Project as part of a multi-disciplinary team in Blacktown Hospital. 

People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles in NSW Health organisations.  For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/  Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Blacktown hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a managed waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Blacktown Hospital. This does not apply to staff with a disability parking permit.

Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.

Essential Criteria:

Qualification: Occupational Therapy Degree or Diploma accepted by OT AHPRA Registration Board of Australia  
Registration: AHPRA general registration as an Occupational Therapist

Selection Criteria:

  • Experience in management of patients with challenging behaviours in an inpatient setting.
  • Ability to work both independently with minimum direct clinical supervision and as a member of a multidisciplinary team including demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Current Drivers license.
  • Commitment to ongoing education and professional development.
  • Commitment to and experience in Quality Improvement
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    Job Location (Area or Region)
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    Business Type
    Non Profit Organisation
    Job Title
    Occupational Therapist - BUMP
    Salary / Pay Type
    Hourly Rate
    Salary / Pay Range
    $50 to $60
    Start timeframe
    Posted By
    Western Sydney Local Health District
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    Candidate Criteria
    Highest Education
    Experience Years
    All Sydney NSW
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