Occupational Therapist | Grade 2

We are offering an exciting and varied position for a suitably qualified Grade 2 Occupational Therapist to join our Primary Care team at Grampians Health Stawell The successful applicant will be part of a growing Allied Health team working within the beautiful Grampians region.
Job Details
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Department: Stawell Regional Health
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Western - Stawell
Reference: VG/SRH164993
Closing Date: 19-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Occupational Therapist Grade 2.pdf (PDF, 194KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kirby Egan
5358 8531

Position Details


Occupational Therapist | Grade 2
Ongoing Full Time

The Health Service:

Grampians Health (GH) was established on 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope & District Memorial Hospital (EDMH), Stawell Regional Health (SRH), Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) and Ballarat Health Services (BHS) to provide high quality and accessible health care services in each of the communities we serve.


We believe our communities deserve safe, sustainable healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term. Together we are working to find a better way to deliver:

  • improved quality and utilisation of services
  • increased long term sustainability across all services
  • improved opportunities for recruiting, developing and retaining health workforces
  • higher quality care, safer practices and better systems, and
  • further community trust and engagement in local health services.


This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services. This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.


Grampians Health Stawell is situated at the foot hills of the Grampians National Park and heart of the Grampians wine region. It is the ideal place to start exploring what the Grampians National Park has to offer. Stawell has a rich sporting history and is host of the oldest foot race in Australia. It is a bustling and thriving community, within reasonable driving distance of Melbourne.


The Role:

We are seeking applications for highly motivated Occupational Therapists to come and join our friendly and supportive Allied Health team working in the beautiful Grampians region.


The Occupational Therapy Department at Grampians Health Stawell work across a variety of areas including inpatients, outpatients, aged care, paediatrics, hand therapy, NDIS and community rehabilitation. The caseload for the position is varied across any of these areas, and can be tailored specifically to suit your individual needs and interests.


This position also involves participating in non-clinical activities such as supervising students and junior therapists and leading quality improvement projects.

We are seeking full time applicants with experience working across any of the clinical areas outlined above. 


Benefits Include:

  • The opportunity to work in a friendly, dynamic and supportive multidisciplinary Allied Health team
  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Support of a Team Leader and clinical supervision/ mentoring with senior Occupational Therapists across Grampians Health
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage, meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Accommodation available through the transition period if required
  • Opportunities for further professional development with financial support, access to regional grant money and career development pathways
  • Great community and sporting life


About You:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Registration as an Occupational Therapist with the AHPRA
  • Minimum 2 years' experience practicing as an Occupational Therapist in hospital or community settings
  • Excellent professional behavior, communication and team collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated time management skills and adaptability to working across a varied case load
  • Experience with quality improvement projects, supervising grade ones or students desirable.


Applying for the Role:

  • Enquiries can be made to Kirby Egan - Operations Manager Primary & Community Care on (03) 5358 8531
  • Online applications are to be submitted via the website link
  • In order to be considered for this position you will be required to attach a current resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria



Applications Close 19 February 2023



Visit us at www.srh.org.au  


All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual (or allies) LGBTQIA+.


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