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Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Mercy Health
Job category: Health – Allied | Occupational Therapy
Job location: Regional NSW / Riverina & Murray
Job reference number: 17955
Work type: Full-Time
Closing date: Ongoing

Summary of the role:

The Allied Health department provides services to both inpatient and community programs. The team consists of physiotherapists, OTs, dietitian, social workers and Allied Health Assistants. This position requires an occupational therapist to work as part of the multidisciplinary team within Mercy Health which provides an Allied Health Service to the older person

  • Mercy Health Albury – community transitional aged care program
  • Permanent hours & fixed term contract hours until 30th June 2023
  • Part time 64 hours per fortnight
  • Level 1 or 2 (dependent on experience – new graduates welcomed)
  • Salary range $68,255 – $95,298 (pro rata, excluding superannuation)
  • Provide quality client-focused OT services to the patients, their families and others.
  • Assessment and interventions for older clients in a community/outpatient setting using evidence-based practice

ABOUT YOU:

  • Bachelor degree or higher in occupational therapy with current AHPRA registration

  • Experience working as an OT, preferably with experience in aged care field desirable.

  • High level communication skills -verbal, written

  • Understanding of complex care for older people and interest in the aged population – including equipment prescription, home modifications, cognitive changes.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team, including utilising AHAs.

ABOUT US:

Mercy Health Albury is a 50-bed a subacute hospital in southern New South Wales offering a range of services including aged care assessment, day therapy programs, allied health, healthy ageing, geriatric evaluation management and palliative care.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women’s health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:

  • caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
  • encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
  • protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
  • taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
  • offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  • Candidates are required to meet the position and qualification requirements.
  • Provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
  • Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement).

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Contact Details

  • Jacinta Finn – Team Leader Allied Health
  • jfinn@mercy.com.au
  • 0260421436

To view the position description or submit your application please click here.

Job Closing Date 14 Feb, 2024

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