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Team Leader (Occupational Therapist Lvl 3) - Cancer Services

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

Become part of a committed team, always striving to deliver excellence in the health sector

About The Opportunity 

The Occupational Therapy Department strives to consistently provide safe and high quality services to all consumers by participating in high quality projects, professional development, supervision and competency assessments. The Team Leader of the Occupational Therapy Cancer Team will be required to collaboratively work with the Team Leader to achieve the operational and strategic directions of the department, Liverpool Hospital and SWSLHD.


Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities.

Where You'll Be Working

At South Western Sydney Local Health District we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, where we don’t just accept differences but we honour and support it. Committed to providing a working environment that thrives and values diversity, we encourage people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background and people with a disability to apply.

Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.


Salary Packaging

South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit Maxxia for more details.


Workplace Giving Program

South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.

What You'll Be Doing

The Team Leader is responsible for the leadership, guidance and line management of the Cancer Services team in collaboration with their manager.

They provide clinical supervision and support and clinical expertise within occupational therapy services for the delivery of safe, timely, compassionate and high quality person-centered care. They are involved in planning, implementing, evaluating and reporting on services. They identify opportunities for improvement in clinical practice, service delivery, develop and lead ongoing quality improvement activities with other staff.



How to Apply


To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.

  • Demonstrated high level clinical expertise and knowledge of a range of cancer conditions and the impact of cancer treatment on function
  • Demonstrated experience leading quality improvement processes and involvement in service evaluation and development
  • Demonstrated experience implementing evidence into practice and knowledge and/or experience in research
  • Excellent time management skills and an ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated experience in the management, clinical supervision and mentoring of staff and/or students
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to effectively adapt to ongoing change to achieve health service outcomes
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills including interpersonal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills and computer literacy in a range of programs
  • Current unrestricted Australian drivers licence (P2 Licence Acceptable) subject to obtaining NSW drivers licence within 3 months of appointment
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