Occupational Therapy Graduate Mental Health Inpatient Services

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
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1592286
Closing Date: 30-Jan-2022
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Occupational Therapy Graduate MHS.pdf (PDF, 375KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jodi Bateman Associate Director
jbateman@swh.net.au

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare's (SWH) Regional Mental Health Service is seeking applications from a Graduate Occupational Therapist to join the service.

Gain valuable and real-life experience and insights and participate in the structure learning program within the mental health services under of guidance and supervisor of the Occupational Therapy Educator.

You will participate in both community mental health and Prevention and Recovery Care settings and will experience many learning and  development opportunities, whilst being supervised and having professional development study days including engagement with the experienced workforce.

This is a full time 12 month position with up to 80 hours per fortnight available.

What you bring

The successful applicant will have excellent written, communication and interpersonal skills whilst demonstrating a commitment to life-long learning and a desire to learn and build a career in Regional Victoria.

The Occupational Therapy Graduate will be required to hold AHPRA registration as an Occupational Therapist.

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 resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

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.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

A position description and further details can be found at our Website under Careers and Volunteers.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 with the appropriate classification Occupational Therapy Grade 1.

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

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

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and Volunteers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of two (2) referees by Sunday 30th January 2022

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

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio-economic status.


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