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1 Position etails Position Title ode of Employment Award/EBA Classification Hourly Rate Salary Packaging epartment/team Location Reports to irect Reports Probationary Period Working with Children Check required edicare Registration Provider number required Professional Registration required Police Check required river s Licence required Occupational Therapist 0.6 EFT Permanent Part Time Victorian Stand Alone Community Health Centres, health professionals ulti-employer enterprise Agreement Grade 2, year level dependent on experience of applicant $ $41.45 plus superannuation Up to $15,900 per annum is available. Other eligible packaging items may apply. Allied Health/ Occupational Therapy Team Hawthorn, Richmond and oncaster. This position will be required to work and travel to all AccessHC sites as required. anager Occupational Therapy Nil A three month probationary period will apply esired Position Summary Organisation Background Access Health and Community (AccessHC) is the new name for Inner East Community Health Service and anningham Community Health Service. AccessHC operates in the Cities of Boroondara, anningham and Yarra offering a range of medical, health and community services. AccessHC is a not for profit organisation with caring at its centre. Employing over 250 staff, our ission is to build healthier lives together with our communities and deliver excellent health services for all. A high priority is placed on improving the quality of our client s lives through health education and health promotion and the delivery of Position escription OT Grade 2 ay 2018

2 integrated services. Whilst the majority of services are provided through funding from Federal and State Government programs, private practitioners also operate at the clinical sites. Position Purpose AccessHC maintains the following Values: Equity We believe everyone is entitled to good health Collaboration We work together to achieve our goals Integrity We act honestly and ethically at all times Accountability We take ownership of our actions and behaviours to ensure we achieve our goals Innovation Excellence We drive innovation for better care We strive to be the best at what we do. This position is responsible for providing a comprehensive occupational therapy service for clients 18 years and over. The position involves provisions of centre based but primarily home based individual treatment programs to clients and their carers. Group treatment programs are offered either at AccessHC sites or other appropriate community facilities. The position encompasses promotion of health and wellbeing across the spectrum from prevention, early intervention through to a range of treatments for various conditions. The role is expected to foster an environment that reflects our consumer focus of client centred care that is coordinated within a multidisciplinary team approach. All staff at AccessHC work within the social model of health. Our organisation has a strong commitment to promote a wellness or active-ageing approach by encouraging independence and autonomy for our clients. Position Functions Key areas of accountability Client Assessment & Care Provide holistic assessment of clients which addresses their physical, emotional and socio-economic needs. In consultation with the client and /or carer develop goals and document care plans Actively involve clients/carers in decision making about their care Provide timely feedback to other service providers outlining assessment of client and recommendations eliver appropriate and safe clinical interventions directed by evidence based practice to meet the goals and needs of the client and their carers. Identify where clients need additional support services and make appropriate referrals to other service providers both internal and external. Work within multidisciplinary teams to ensure integrated service delivery. Provide follow up services to clients Position escription OT Grade 2 ay 2018

3 Provide relevant service and health information to clients, prospective clients, the service system and the broader community. Where relevant support the planning and delivery of group programs Other responsibility areas (all staff) Record Keeping and Reporting Create and maintain client files and records of assessment and treatment in accordance with organisational procedures Record all relevant statistical information and other data as required by AccessHC eet Targets and Key Performance Indicators relevant to your role aintain security of client files and data in accordance with AccessHC procedures Health Promotion and Population Health Planning Contribute to the provision of health promotion and prevention strategies to individual clients, their families and the broader community. Work with our community to increase their capacity to make choices that enhance their health and wellbeing. Facilitate and support community participation and action to promote health, well-being, independence and empowerment odels of Care Understand and work within the social model of health Understand and work within the Active Service odel Apply the principles of Chronic isease anagement, particularly when working with chronic and complex clients Encourage clients to be engaged with managing their own health. Work in multidisciplinary teams Professional evelopment and Students aintain and develop your Scope of Practice and Competency requirements for your role Engage in and support the Supervision framework for the Occupational Therapy team Contribute to the delivery, planning and coordination of practical placements and supervision of Occupational Therapy and Allied Health Assistant students Quality and Risk anagement evelop and maintain a sound knowledge of and commitment to AccessHC policies and procedures Occupational Health and Safety Ensure that work and services are provided in a safe manner at all times by regularly reviewing practices and environment and by participating in Health and Safety training as required Position escription OT Grade 2 ay 2018

4 Professional evelopment Actively participate in relevant continuing professional development as required, and maintain relevant registration requirements. Standard of Conduct To abide by the policies and procedures of AccessHC applicable to the maintenance of good order and conduct. To maintain a harmonious and courteous attitude towards clients, the public and other staff Position Requirements Applicants are required to provide a written statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) with the Cover Letter. Key Selection Criteria Relevant qualifications in Occupational Therapy and current Victorian river s licence emonstrated skills and experience in the delivery of Occupational Therapy services Experience and understanding of issues arising when working with people who are frail aged, disabled, have chronic conditions or live in a disadvantaged community group. emonstrated ability to work in a team Well-developed written and verbal communication skills. High level of skill in prescribing home modifications, aids and equipment Experience working with populations with a ental Health or isability diagnosis emonstrated commitment to health promotion principles Experience and/or understanding of yaged Care, NIS and SWEP Experience and/or understanding of service delivery under a Fee For Service model Ability to identify the principles of primary health care and their difference from other services Experience in the supervision of occupational therapy students Capacity to oversee the coordination, development, and delivery of a student placement program for the occupational therapy team and build capacity of clinicians for student supervision and clinical teaching. Experience in the supervision and mentoring of Grade one occupational therapy Clinicians Experience working with clients from culturally diverse backgrounds and working with interpreters. = andatory = esirable Position escription OT Grade 2 ay 2018

5 Proficiency with TRAK, S Word, Excel, Outlook and Power point. Application etails For further information contact: ebra Benger Senior anager Allied Health To apply, please submit your application to by attaching two documents; (1) Cover letter including a statement addressing the above Key Selection Criteria (2) Resume. I have read and understand the above Position escription: Signed Name ate Access Health and Community is a Child Safe Organisation Position escription OT Grade 2 ay 2018