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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 17748
Position Title Senior Occupational Therapist
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Calvary Health Care Sydney
Geographical Location Kogarah
Award Classification NSW Health Service Health Professionals (State) Award - Occupational Therapist Lvl 3
Salary $48.08 - $49.69
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

The Level 3 Senior Occupational Therapist is responsible for the professional leadership, guidance and line management of Level 2 Occupational Therapists and technical support staff in the Palliative Care Community Team and the Palliative Care In-patient Unit.
The Unit Head is responsible for the provision of an effective clinical service within their clinical caseload. They will demonstrate advanced reasoning skills and will be responsible for providing an expert level consultancy to staff within Calvary Health Care Kogarah. The incumbent will provide clinical care of consistently high quality, and provide supervision and support to Level 2 Occupational Therapists and technical support staff in relation to clinical standards of practice and service delivery.
This position will assist in managing and directing the delivery of services and human resources management and will assist in the development of policies, procedures, standards and practices. They will be expected to provide leadership in quality improvement activities, workplace education programs and may be required to participate in clinical research activities.


*** Please do not apply directly via "NSW Health e-recruit" site.

Please refer to the ‘Calvary Careers’ website https://calvary.mercury.com.au/ type reference number (18565) and click on ‘Apply Now’  

Applications forwarded to the contact email will not be responded to or considered.


**Calvary Health Care Kogarah recognises service for existing NSW Health employees in line with NSW Health policy provisions.**

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Selection Criteria Relevant qualifications and current registration with AHPRA Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

Current Class C driver's licence

Extensive (at least three years) post graduate clinical experience in Oncology and/or Palliative Care

Ability to provide in-depth advice and education to enhance service delivery and to guide and support others in providing service excellence, with the capacity to provide clinical supervision to other staff

Excellent negotiation, decision making and advocacy skills including the ability to interact constructively and collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders, throughout all organisational levels

Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to apply advanced reasoning skills and independent professional judgement when dealing with situations of a novel, complex or critical nature

Ability to initiate, lead, complete and share quality improvement initiatives and service evaluation processes and lead ongoing quality improvement activities with other staff

Ability to work within the Mission and Values of Calvary Health Care Kogarah
Contact Person Wendy Keating
Contact Number 95533064
Contact Email
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Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 27/06/2018
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