Occupational Therapist

Job Details
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Department: West Gippsland Health Group
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - Baw Baw
Reference: VG/1296060
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Grade 1 or 2 OT - Cooinda Lodge.pdf (PDF, 478KB)

Contact: Lynda Dempsey
03 5623 0641

Position Details

Occupational Therapist

Grade 1 or 2 Part-Time

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is seeking and dynamic and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our Occupational Therapy team. This part time position involves provision of services to Cooinda Lodge, a 60 bed High Care Residential Aged Care facility.   Grade 2 or experienced grade 1 Occupational Therapists are encouraged to apply.

Our department encourages and supports staff attending professional development activities.  Supervision and support are available to the successful applicant. 

Our preferred candidates will hold:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) – Occupational Therapy Board.
  • Membership of the Australian Occupational Therapy Association or equivalent.
  • Current Victorian Driver's Licence.
  • A high level of theoretical and practical clinical knowledge in Occupational Therapy practice.
  • Excellent communication (both verbal & written) skills.
  • The ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.


Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks and a National Police History check. This position also requires a valid Working with Children Check. This organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments. The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Further details and how to apply

You can view details for this role and submit your application online by clicking on the apply now button below.  For further information regarding this position and hours available, contact Lynda Dempsey, Acting Occupational Therapy Manager Occupational Therapy on 03 5623 0641.  Applications should be lodged online, including a covering letter addressing the selection criteria, resume and three current referees.

Applications close Sunday 24 September 2017.

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