Level 3 Occupational Therapist Stroke and Neurosciences

Level 3 Occupational Therapist Stroke and Neurosciences


Job Position: Level 3 Occupational Therapist Stroke and Neurosciences

Company: St Vincent’s Health Australia

Expected salary: $108599 – 112114 per year

Location: Sydney, NSW

Level 3 Occupational Therapist Stroke and Neurosciences Job Details:


Job Description:Position Title: Senior Stroke/Neurosciences Unit Occupational Therapist
Employment Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 38 hours per weekPosition Grade: Level 3 Year 1/2
Salary: $108,599.00 – $112,114.00 base salary per annum
Enterprise Agreement: The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Professional & Associated Staff Agreement 2022
Department Name: Occupational TherapyAbout us:
St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney is a leading not-for-profit organisation providing health services to our community. Guided by our values of compassion, excellence, integrity and justice, we promote a culture of diversity and inclusion and empower our people to learn, grow and innovate.Benefits of working at St Vincent’s include:

  • Generous salary packaging and Fitness Passport for eligible staff
  • Opportunity to access a wide of range of clinical and non-clinical education programs
  • Supported post graduate opportunities within applicable fields
  • Career development opportunities across the St Vincent’s Health Australia Network
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/Life balance

About the role:
Provision of Occupational Therapy services across the acute care wards with primary focus on the stroke and neurosciences ward. It is a clinical specialist position and requires advanced reasoning and practice skills. The position operates autonomously with minimal direct supervision and is responsible for providing clinical supervision to the junior staff members working in the area of the Stroke Unit and Neurosciences ward.The Stroke Unit/Neurosciences Occupational Therapist is involved in planning, implementing, evaluating and reporting on Stroke Unit/Neurosciences services.
This involves working with the Director of the Stroke Unit, The Director of Neurosciences, the Stroke Unit Coordinator, Acute Care Team Leader, the Occupational Therapy Manager and appropriate acute inpatient stakeholders to develop the service, coordinate Occupational Therapy-specific Quality Improvement and provide Occupational Therapy input to quality and research activities and collecting appropriate statistics.The Stroke Unit/Neurosciences Occupational Therapist is also responsible for providing specialist advice on the acute occupational therapy – therapeutic management of Stroke/Neurosciences patients in other clinical areas of the hospital.Primary duties include assessment, treatment, home assessment, equipment prescription, discharge planning, and education/monitoring to relevant patients. Assistance to other clinical areas at St Vincent’s Hospital may be required depending on team capacity and workload. Weekend work is a consideration as determined by departmental need and workflow demands.Diversity and Inclusion at St Vincent’s:
St Vincent’s is committed to employing a workforce that reflects the community we care for. We strongly encourage applications from people that are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, culturally diverse, sexuality or gender diverse and/or living with disability.Employment with St Vincent’s is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases – NSW Health Policy Directive (PD2023_022) or subsequent revisions in force. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with this policy directive.About you:
We are seeking a skilled and energetic senior Occupational Therapist who possess a passion for person centred care. We welcome applications from people with clinical specialist knowledge who are able to demonstrate advanced reasoning and practice skills in the management of acute inpatient care within stroke and neurosciences services.Application Instructions:
To have your application considered you are required to upload a current CV/Resume as well as a separate cover letter/document addressing the ‘Selection Criteria’ as below. Internal applicants i.e. current employees of St Vincent’s Hospital or an entity of SVHA are required to apply via their Workday account.Selection Criteria:
1. Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries and St Vincent’s Health Australia2. Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy and Current Australian Occupational Therapy Registration (AHPRA)3. Experienced clinician possessing specialist knowledge and extensive experience in the areas of Stroke/Neuroscience Occupational Therapy.4. Experience in clinical management with the ability to apply clinical reasoning skills and independent professional judgment on routine and complex or critical tasks specific to Stroke/Neuroscience Occupational Therapy.5. Demonstrated supervision/leadership experience with staff and/or students.6. Experience in planning and implementing quality projects/research.7. Advanced written, communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.8.Current unrestricted NSW Class C Driver’s LicenseApplications close on 15/02/2024Position Description and Critical Job Demands Checklist: Review the following documents:Contact Details: Kristian Lewis Occupational Therapy Manager 83823361Alternate Contact:Closing Date: 4 April 2024 11:59pmReconciliation Action Plan:At St Vincent’s we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.For further information, visit https or get in contact atCode of Conduct:

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