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Position Details
Reference Number 88720
Position Title Rehabilitation Clinician - ISMHU
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity Hunter New England Local Health District
Geographical Location Newcastle
Advertised Award/Classification Health Professionals/Occupational Therapist Lvl 1-2
Salary $27.39 - $39.68
Hours per Week 16
Number of FTE 0.40
Purpose of Position

To assess and address the rehabilitation needs of the referred client ensuring the provision of quality client centred clinical rehabilitation interventions within a recovery framework that promotes wellness and enables functional independence, social empowerment and occupational enrichment.

This position delivers the above clinical rehabilitation service on weekends to ensure continuity of care for clients in ISMHU.

Selection Criteria Must hold qualifications recognised for registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia. From 1 July 2012, must hold general registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.

Experience and/or knowledge of contemporary principles and practices in mental health rehabilitation.

Experience and/or knowledge in undertaking culturally respectful psycho-social / rehabilitation assessments with clients with a mental illness and their families/carers.

Experience in program design and the development, utilisation and evaluation of group interventions based on identified consumer need.

Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applying evidence based psychosocial rehabilitation programs in a mental health setting.

Experience working in a multidisciplinary team environment.

Interest and/or experience in research and evidence based practice.

Competent with written and verbal communication skills and computer literacy.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Kerry Petrovic
Contact Number 0249246960
Closing Date 05/08/2012
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view