To ensure the East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS) is meeting their employer obligations, all current employees who are undergoing or deemed Commissioner’s Instruction No 23. (CI 23) eligible, will be given preference to permanent vacancies within the EMHS.
This is a Recruitment Pool for Permanent Full Time appointments.
WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.
WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy. As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.
Other Conditions: WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au
Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 30/9/2020.
Position Profile: We are seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced persons to the position of Senior Occupational Therapist for Royal Perth Bentley Group. The role, as part of a multidisciplinary team, plans, implements, coordinates and evaluates Occupational Therapy services to patients in specialist caseload using advanced Occupational Therapy clinical practice skills. The position plans, implements and evaluates patient safety and quality of care whilst supervising Occupational Therapy Staff and Support Staff in the unit, coordinating duties and manages performance. You will also practise as a Senior Occupational Therapist and ensure practise is in accordance with the Occupational Therapy professional and registration requirements, standards, codes and guidelines and East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS) policies and guidelines.
Area Profile: Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) is Perth’s inner city, tertiary adult hospital and part of the Royal Perth Bentley Group. Home to the State Major Adult Trauma Service, RPH offers tertiary-level emergency medicine, mental health, complex and elective surgical care, and specialist medical services. It is also a premier teaching hospital and contributes to innovation and excellence in medical research and patient care.
Bentley Health Service (BHS) is a specialist hospital located 11km from the Perth CBD and forms part of the Royal Perth Bentley Group. BHS provides quality healthcare to the community, specialising in the delivery of mental health care, aged care services, obstetrics, and rehabilitation.
Employee Benefits: Our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form (available online at www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).
For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Helen Margaria on 08 9224 2133.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online (www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au).
It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.
Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria, in no more than 3 pages and provide curriculum vitae of maximum 2- 3 pages, all documents in size 11 point fonts, which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.
LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.