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Occupational Therapist

  • Kogarah, NSW, Australia, 2217
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing on: Oct 3 2022

Calvary Health Care Kogarah

Community Health - Occupational Therapist

  • Position available full time until 23rd February 2023
  • Part-time will be considered
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Remuneration: $34.01 to $49.27 per hour

About the role

This positions plans, coordinates and delivers high quality Occupational Therapy care to clients of the Calvary Community Health consistent with Calvary Health Care (CCH) Kogarah and South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) policies, procedures and standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide Occupational Therapy assessment to clients referred to the Commonwealth Home Support Program

What you bring 

  • Relevant qualifications and current registration with AHPRA Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
  • Current NSW Class C drivers licence
  • Post graduate experience working within an aged and disabled population in a health care setting with demonstrated core competency skills in occupational therapy.
  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to proactively engage with patients/clients to enhance service delivery.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to exercise independent professional judgement on routine matters, commensurate with years of experience.
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of technology relevant to the work unit and comply with information and communications security and acceptable use policies.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement and evidence based practice and a commitment to ongoing clinical and professional learning.
  • Ability to work within the Mission and Values of Calvary Health Care Kogarah

For further information please contact Karen Branch, Senior Occupational Therapist, Calvary Community Health on 95533067 or via email on karen.branch@health.nsw.gov.au

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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