Occupational Therapist in Hunter New England Local Health District 2022 at Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

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This Job Listing is about Hunter New England Local Health District in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 2022
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until December 2022

Position Classification: Occupational Therapist Level 1

Remuneration: $67,442 – $108,612 per annum + superannuation

Hours Per Week: 38

Requisition ID: REQ338074

Occupational Therapist Level 1

Mater Mental Health Centre, Waratah

About The Role

The Newcastle Mental Health Unit at the Mater Mental Health Centre in Waratah is a twenty two bed inpatient unit providing acute mental health care for people across the Newcastle and Port Stephens area.

You will join a multidisciplinary team including: Consultant psychiatrists, registrars, junior medical officers, nurses, clinical psychologists, social workers and administration staff who provide a positive workplace providing evidence based care.

Support and encouragement to extend your skills via education, professional development and change management is valued within the team.

You will be supported by the Nurse Unit Manager and site Senior Occupational Therapist.

Information For Applicants

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). Additionally, Category A workers are required to receive a booster dose three months after completing the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate (IM011 immunisation medical exemption form) certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases – this is a Category A position. Please read and understand NSW Health policy directive (PD2022_030). All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in the policy.

To be eligible for employment in this position you must be an Australian Citizen, or permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or hold an appropriate visa that allows you to live and work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder will only be offered in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

Applicants will be assessed against the essential requirements and selection criteria contained within the position description (link below). For assistance addressing selection criteria visit: https://bit.ly/3vL5fq2

Stepping Up Website: is a resource designed to help indigenous job applicants apply for positions in NSW Health. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/HNEHealthSteppingUp.

Salary Packaging: is beneficial to most HNELHD employees and may increase your take-home pay! Salary package a range of personal expenses including novated motor vehicle leases, relocation expenses, and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via [email protected] or 1300 40 25 23.

HNE Health employees may be eligible for a range of benefits such as allocated days off (ADO) for full time employees, long service leave, paid maternity leave, and salary packaging options including meal expenses.

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For role related queries or questions contact Kristin Haynes on [email protected]

Applications Close, October 23, 2022
Company: Hunter New England Local Health District
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Application Deadline: N/A

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