Occupational Therapist at Care Cure Victoria Gardens - Bloemfontein

Victoria Gardens Hospital is looking for an Occupational Therapist to join their exciting inter-
disciplinary therapy team.

Qualifications / Training

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Current HPSCA registration
  • 1-2 years’ experience within a mental health environment
  • Computer literate

Disposition

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Dependable
  • Adaptable/flexible
  • Is dynamic and motivated to create change
  • Ability to prioritise own workload.
  • Wants to work in an inter-disciplinary team with other Therapists, Doctors and Nurses
  • Understands mental health and is excited by the challenges.
  • Have the personality and the attitude required to work in a mental health environment
  • Understand and live the concept of patient-centred care

Knowledge And Skills

  • Good written and spoken English language skills
  • Effective interdisciplinary team worker
  • Awareness of evidence base for interventions
  • Computer literate

Job Expectations

  • Provision of group sessions in the programme
  • Provision of individual sessions with patients
  • Participation in all sessions to gain an understanding of the programme and be able to present various sessions when required
  • Carrying out administrative tasks
  • Assess/Interview patients
  • Report writing
  • Liaising with inter-disciplinary team
  • Assisting colleagues when necessary
  • Accompanying patients on sessions outside of the hospital and provide therapeutic interventions
    during these times if required
  • Assist with marketing and awareness events
  • Participating in training, supervision and team meetings.

If you meet the above criteria and have the relevant experience and attributes, please submit your CV to Samantha Thysse at samanthat@havenhealth.net clearly marked “OTVG” with two (3) contactable references. Should you not receive a response within two weeks after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has not been successful.

1. Relationships

Patient centred care allows you to connect with patients and make a difference.

2. Good salary

You are able to earn a salary that makes you feel secure.

3. Opportunities

Support and training is encouraged to grow and diversify your skills.

4. Environment

Pleasant work environment that is challenging and innovative.

5. Colleagues

Working alongside a multidisciplinary team of friendly colleagues and doctors.