Occupational Therapist - Integration Hub (526442)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Dec 8, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

Salary

$109,108 to $116,218 per annum

Please note that access to the progression point of Year 4Q salary of $116,218 is subject to successful completion of a relevant Master’s Degree as with Clause 10 of the Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Classification

Allied Health Professional Level 4

Agreement

Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight.

Please note that this process may be used to fill fixed term and casual opportunities as they arise.

Location

Mental Health Services South - Peacock Centre

Duties

As part of a multidisciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services in accordance with Mental Health Services principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policies, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Occupational Therapist – Integration Hub will:

  • Actively contribute to the culture, leadership and day to day management of the Integration Hub to ensure individuals attending the service are able to access the range of services they require to both deal with any immediate concerns and promote their ongoing independence and recovery and overall physical and mental health.

  • Provide ongoing support and education to Integration Hub Peer Workers as required including providing regular opportunities for debriefing.

  • Support consumers, and families/friends, as experts and leaders of their own care

  • Actively uphold a culture of hope by using optimistic language, supporting people and celebrating people’s recovery efforts.

  • Assist the Peer Workers to engage with service attendees to undertake initial assessments and develop linked recovery plans as required.

  • Build relationships across mental health and community sector organisations to support the function and ongoing development of the Integration Hub.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.

*Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar vacancies.

(image) 526442 Occupational Therapist - Integration Hub HP04 (November 2021) HR (1).pdf
(image) 526442 Occupational Therapist - Integration Hub HP04 (November 2021) HR (1).docx
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.pdf
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your short form responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

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To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

For further information contact

Chris Fox
Group Director, Reform Implementation Team
Phone: (03) 6166 1278
Email: chris.fox@ths.tas.gov.au

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