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Experienced Senior Occupational Therapist (OT) (.4 FTE or negotiable)  Primary & Community Care Services 

Occupational Therapy Job in Australia Australia   Location: Thornleigh

 Job Start Date: January 2018

Occupational Therapy Job Summary:
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What the Role Is
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Primary & Community Care Services is a small not-for-profit health organisation. PCCS is expanding its scope, and needs an experienced OT who can passionately expand what we do.

Providing oversight to the team of OTs, this role is responsible for developing and promoting the specialised OT service, including implementing best practice models, and promoting our services across the region.

Help us make a difference.


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What You'll Do
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*Lead, inspire and develop a small team of OTs to do what they love
*Coordinate the overall provision of Occupational Therapy services at PCCS
*Participate in formulation, development, implementation and evaluation of new services and programs in response to clients and community needs
*Help OT services complement and integrate within other services PCCS offers
*Support the development and implementation of PCCS's strategic plan and direction

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What You'll Need to Succeed.
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--Knowledge--

*Knowledge and understanding of occupational therapy assessments, treatments and evidence based practices appropriate to mental health
*Knowledge of NDIS and willingness to develop skills in developing an OT service within the NDIS
*Knowledge of theoretical models of occupational therapy (i.e., Model of Human Occupation and The Canadian Model of Occupational Performance and Engagement) and how occupational wellbeing can impact on mental health recovery

--Skills--

*Occupational Therapist Level 3 or 4 with a recognised degree in Occupational Therapy and current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
*Superior written and oral communication skills.
*Able to formulate and share well rounded clinical reasoning skills.

--Experience--

*Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and direction to mental health OT's and clinical supervision
*Extensive experience in psychosocial or other disability, including the capacity to plan, implement and evaluate services
*Demonstrated group and individual service delivery
*Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and organize individual work in an effective manner

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How You Apply.
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To have your application reviewed, just upload a CV. A cover letter is not required.

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Other Things We Should Tell You.
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We're a small company with big dreams, so at the end of the day, we highly value a can-do, hands-on attitude!

Hours: Part Time (0.4FTE or negotiable)

Term: Maximum term to 30 June 2018 with opportunity for extension; Your success at this role will in part determine where we go as a company in the future.

Questions?

For questions regarding this application please contact Dr JR Baker, CEO on 02 9477 8700.



Applications close 12 January 2018 at 5 pm.

Company Name:

Primary & Community Care Services

Contact Name:

JR Baker

Contact Phone:

02 9477 8700

Contact Fax:

02 9477 8799

Job Applications are welcomed from: Applicants who already have full registration or are currently pursuing registration in: Australia

Desired Minimum Post Grad. Experience: 3 yrs +

Contact Website:

www.pccs.org.au

OT Job Start Date:

January 2018

OT Job Listed Date:

27-12-2017

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Occupational Therapy Job ID: 8008335