Occupational Therapists - New Graduate Program

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to pursue your profession and have a fantastic work/life balance. You will experience a relaxed lifestyle in a clean, green and beautiful area with significant natural and ecological advantages. With the Gippsland lakes and beaches, national parks and snowfields on your doorstep, this will be the best move you ever made!
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1671935
Closing Date: 24-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Occupational Therapist Grade One - October 2022.docx.pdf (PDF, 541KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Emma Sanford, Occupational Therapy Team Leader
03 5150 3388

Position Details

BRHS is East Gippsland's largest healthcare provider offering a rewarding work environment where you will be supported to develop your professional skills whilst enjoying a fantastic work/life balance

Enthusiastic and talented new graduates are sought to participate in our full time graduate program. Our personalised program offers you a great chance to consolidate your learning in a supported environment and enjoy a fantastic lifestyle exploring beautiful East Gippsland.  Our new graduate program runs for 12 months, however opportunity for an ongoing position also exists and can be discussed at interview.

What our graduate program offers you:

  • A comprehensive induction program and dedicated supervision and mentoring to ensure strong clinical and professional growth
  • Professional development to attend workshops and conferences providing further opportunities to connect with peers through organizational and regional training
  • Participation in the East Gippsland Allied Health Early Graduate Program to assist development and social networking
  • A midway review to track progress, identify additional learning needs and plan for the final 6 months to ensure your time with us is a positive and valuable learning experience.
  • An attractive remuneration package commencing at Grade 1 Year 3 level (due to our regional location)
  • Initial accommodation support and relocation assistance up to the value of $1000
  • Health and Wellbeing program with gym membership at corporate rates
  • Relaxed regional living near the Gippsland Lakes, 90 mile beach, high country & snowfields - paradise for outdoor adventurers!

The Position:

In this role you will have the opportunity to enjoy 2 rotations in either Outpatients; Inpatient rehabilitation and GEM; or the Inpatient acute wards.  You will provide therapy for consumers that promotes, maintains and assists recovery and independence in all aspects of daily living, at home, work, and in the community, as well as supporting the multidisciplinary team to embed innovative models of care.  Our Occupational Therapy team comprises a Team Leader, Grade One and Two Therapists and is supported by a team of Allied Health Assistants.  We have a close-knit team who offer a supportive, social and fun environment, which will provide you with a great transition to BRHS. 

Key attributes needed:

  • A tertiary degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Sound knowledge and experience in one or more of the areas of acute inpatients and inpatient rehabilitation/GEM or community/outpatient rehabilitation
  • Well-developed, clear and concise communication skills, which promote client and service interests
  • A positive manner with the capacity to work collaboratively and cooperatively in a team environment
  • Ability to research and apply evidence based practice

Please refer to the position description for all key selection criteria 

Interested? Contact: Emma Sanford, OT Team Leader on 03 5150 3388 or Deb Eveleigh, General Manager for Allied Health at deborah.eveleigh@brhs.com.au

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria 

Applications close: Friday 24th February 2023


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