Occupational Therapy

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
Job Details
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - full time or part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/14315656
Closing Date: 24-Nov-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description Grade 2 OT.pdf (PDF, 229KB)


Position Description - Occupational Therapy Grade 1 rotational 2019.pdf (PDF, 221KB)


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Position Details

About the role

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for temporary Occupational Therapist (Grade One or Two) positions. Full time and part time applications will be considered.

South West Healthcare's (SWH) Occupational Therapy Department provides best practice services to groups and individuals of all ages, across a range of hospital and community programs. Care is delivered as part of an established and progressive multidisciplinary team which includes Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Podiatry, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Allied Health Assistants, Nurses and Medical services.

South West Healthcare has a well renowned supportive workplace culture, with an opportunity to work alongside experienced health professionals and managers. The team works from a new multipurpose community based facility in the CBD of Warrnambool, with access to modern well-equipped clinical spaces, fleet vehicles, laptops and remote internet access to assist in the delivery of services.

What you bring

As an Occupational Therapist, you will be engaging and collaborative, and have excellent communication and influencing skills.

Ideally you will have clinical experience within the health sector, a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of contemporary practice, and you will be looking for an opportunity to enhance and progress your health career.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as Mental Health first aid, resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employments.

Who we are

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.wonderfulwarrnambool.com.au/

How to apply

Position descriptions and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rachael Couch, (Senior Occupational Therapist) on (03) 5563 1671.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016 – 2020,with the appropriate classification Grade 1 or Grade 2.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Police Record
  • Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 24 November 2019. 

Please specify in your application if you are applying for the Occupational Therapist Grade One or Two role and your preferred hours per fortnight.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au


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