The Manly Adolescent and Young Adult Hospice (AYAH) is opening in November 2022. The AYAH will provide specialised support to Adolescents and Young Adults with a life limiting illness in Australia’s first dedicated 8 bed healthcare facility which offers respite care, symptom management and end of life care. The care provided will be holistic, compassionate and culturally appropriate, delivered by an empowered multidisciplinary workforce working in partnership with patients and their families.
About The Role
The Occupational Therapist is a clinical specialist which requires advanced clinical reasoning and practice skills and is responsible for a clinical caseload of patients with complex needs.
The Occupational Therapist has a responsibility in leading the provision of safe, efficient and effective evidence based Occupational Therapy services delivered to patients as part of a multidisciplinary team within the AYAH at Manly.
You will maintain appropriate sensitivity and person centre approach to care with youth and adolescent patients and their families.
This role is flexible and part time.
You can demonstrate behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment and demonstrate these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
We are looking for someone with:
- Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy and current Australian Occupational Therapy registration (AHPRA). Current unrestricted NSW Class C Driver’s Licence (or equivalent).
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills including verbal, written and multidisciplinary liaison. Excellent decision making and advocacy skills including collaborative stakeholder consultation. Demonstrated ability to independently problem solve and set priorities in complex situations.
- Evidence of advanced clinical skills and demonstrated significant experience in the provision of occupational therapy services for palliative care clients including pain and symptom management. Experience working with adolescents and young adults highly desirable.
- Demonstrated high level organisational and time management skills in an environment of competing clinical and administrative demands.
Eligible employees can access a range of benefits such as:
- Opportunity for extra tax savings through Salary Packaging
- Novated Leasing
- Fitness Passport
Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Occupational Therapist (Level 3)
Remuneration: $51.69 - $53.43 per hour
Hours Per Week: 16
Requisition ID: REQ332491
Where you will be Working
AYAH is located in the beautiful Northern Beaches on the former site of Manly Hospital on the North Head headland with a sweeping outdoor balcony off the lounge room and views over the harbour. There are gardens and landscaped areas, including spaces for outdoor activities
About Working For NSLHD
NSLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. Our vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". We pride ourselves on Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging and embrace flexibility.
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Need more information?
For role related queries or questions contact Kate Luscombe on [email protected]
All NSW Health workers are required to have two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, as defined by NSW Health. Employees working in a clinical area or are required to attend clinical areas are considered category A. Category A positions are required to provide evidence of having received three doses of COVID-19 vaccine in accordance with the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (TGA) and meet the requirements of the Occupational Assessment Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy Directive.
Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate.
Applications Close: 28 August 2022
Tentative Interview Date(s): 01 September 2022