Occupational Therapist | Grade 1

We are offering an exciting and varied position for a Grade 1 Occupational Therapist to join our Primary Care team at Grampians Health Stawell in a fixed-term position until September 2023
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Department: Stawell Regional Health
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Western - Stawell
Reference: VG/SRH1694983
Closing Date: 19-Feb-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Occupational Therapist Grade 1.pdf (PDF, 188KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kirby Egan
5358 8531

Position Details

 

Occupational Therapist | Grade 1
Fixed Term Full Time - until September 2023

The successful applicant will be part of a growing Allied Health team working within the beautiful Grampians region. This opportunity will suit a new graduate, early career, or experienced Occupational Therapist.

 

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 a highly motivated Occupational Therapist 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, aged care, paediatrics, hand therapy, NDIS and community rehabilitation. The caseload for the position is varied, working across any of these services and can be tailored specifically to suit your individual needs and interests.

 

Support will be provided with experienced Grade 2 therapists and a Team Leader. Opportunities will also be available to explore the other Grampians Health campuses at Ballarat, Horsham and Edenhope.

 

This is an exciting position offering a range of experiences and is suitable for new graduates or experienced grade one therapists.

 

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
  • Opportunities for further professional development with financial support, access to regional grant money and career development pathways
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage, meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Great community and sporting life
  • Accommodation available through the transition period if required

 

About You:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Registration as an Occupational Therapist with the AHPRA
  • Excellent professional behavior, communication and team collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated time management skills and adaptability to working across a varied case load
  • Demonstrated self-reflective practice and a willingness to learn and grow

 

 

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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