Occupational Therapist - Murray Bridge

Location: Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network Murray Bridge
Salary: $92,017 - $106,446 p.a - Temporary Full Time (up to 22 October 2022) - AHP2
Closing Date: 1 December 2021

The applicants must hold a recognised qualification within the Occupational Therapy profession and be eligible for practicing membership of the relevant Professional Association. For those professions requiring Registration, all requirements to obtain and maintain current registration must be fulfilled. For self-regulated professions it is desirable to participate in the professional association accredited continuing professional development program. 

 The Occupational Therapist, applies clinical experience, increasingly generalist and/or specialist clinical knowledge and professional competence to plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services, appropriate to the needs of the local community. The Occupational Therapist works under reduced clinical direction and may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students. As a member of a multi-professional team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, the Occupational Therapist utilizes a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment / therapy and evaluation approaches.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Applications close: 1 December 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 767878

Contact Officer: Jemma Westhoff 

Contact Phone: (08) 8535 6800

Contact email address: jemma.westhoff@sa.gov.au