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Position Details
Reference Number 427192
Position Title Head of Department - (Occupational Therapist Lvl 5) - Paediatrics - Temp F/T
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 31/05/2018)
Entity South Western Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Rosemeadow
Advertised Award/Classification Occupational Therapist Level 5
Salary $2,133.61 - $2,186.97
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

To provide clinical leadership and operational and strategic management to the Primary and Community Health Occupational Therapy Department.


Together with other senior managers, assist in the planning, coordination, development and review of Child Youth and Family Clinical services across Primary and Community Health.


The Occupational Therapy HOD is responsible for coordinating district services and is accountable for the provision of accessible, equitable and evidence-based services.


Interview date range: 20 December 2017 to 21 December 2017


Up to 6months with the possibility of an extension.

Selection Criteria Recognised degree in Occupational Therapy or other qualification deemed equivalent by the employer and current National Occupational Therapy Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Demonstrated experience in the management of an Occupational Therapy Department or team.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the evaluation of outcomes of a clinical service and in analysis, coordination, implementation and evaluation of strategic and operational planning.

Demonstrated extensive and current experience in the supervision of staff.

Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective internal and external partnerships.

Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, including interpersonal, advocacy and negotiation skills.

Current unrestricted Australian drivers licence (P2 Licence Acceptable) subject to obtaining NSW drivers licence within 3 months of appointment.

Demonstrated extensive clinical experience in a paediatric setting preferably Community Health.
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 Elizabeth Scerri
Contact Number 0472825211
Contact Email elizabeth.scerri@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 15/12/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view