Graduate Occupational Therapist - Mental Health Service's

Located in Warrnambool: participate in SWH’s Occupational Therapist Graduate program while enjoying one of Australia’s most liveable regions
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1760927-6
Closing Date: 07-Jul-2024
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Occupational Therapy Graduate (Allied Health Graduate Program).pdf (PDF, 142KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jodi Bateman, Associate Director Mental Health
Ph: 03 55619194 or E: jbateman@swh.net.au

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) believes in providing a highly supportive environment for all Graduates that encourages professional development and excellence.  Our aim is to provide clinical structured support during the transition from student to Occupational Therapist.

This program offers the opportunity for you to consolidate and apply theoretical knowledge by developing skills in a variety of clinical rotations through our Mental Health team areas.

The Occupational Therapy Graduate is a supernumerary position within our mental health services with dedicated study time and access to our Occupational Therapy Educator.

Position overview

  • Two Full Time, Fixed Term Positions available
  • Warrnambool Campus
  • Occupational Therapist Grade 1
  • Salary Range: $63,497.20 - $70,943.60 per annum, plus superannuation

SWH is offering 2 Full Time, 12-month fixed term positions (80hrs per fortnight with ADO, contract ending after 12 months from commencement)

Students are encouraged to apply - employment conditional oncompletion of your Degree and AHPRA Registration

What you bring

The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to maintaining professional confidentiality and remaining customer focused at all times.

Where we are

Warrnambool is located on Peek Whurrong and Kirrae Whurrung lands of the Eastern Maar/Gunditjmara nations.

A vibrant and dynamic community that is home to over 35,000 people, Warrnambool has an enviable mix of seaside location, culture and heritage while being a contemporary city.

With outstanding access to sporting, education (pre-school to university) and transport facilities you can enjoy a full calendar of events, attractions and social activities for all ages.

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

Who we are

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.

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 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) believes in providing a highly supportive environment for all Graduates that encourages professional development and excellence.  Our aim is to provide clinical structured support during the transition from student to Occupational Therapist.

This program commencing 2024, offers the opportunity for you to consolidate and apply theoretical knowledge by developing skills in a variety of clinical rotations through our Mental Health team areas.

The Occupational Therapy Graduate is a supernumerary position within our mental health services with dedicated study time and access to our Occupational Therapy Educator.

Position overview

  • Two Full Time, Fixed Term Positions available
  • Warrnambool Campus
  • Occupational Therapist Grade 1
  • Salary Range: $63,497.20 - $70,943.60 per annum, plus superannuation

SWH is offering 2 Full Time, 12-month fixed term positions (80hrs per fortnight with ADO, contract ending after 12 months from commencement)

Students are encouraged to apply - employment conditional oncompletion of your Degree and AHPRA Registration

What you bring

The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to maintaining professional confidentiality and remaining customer focused at all times.

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.

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 7th July 2024. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Mental Health Services Enterprise Agreement 2020-2024

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

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


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