Hand Therapy, Casual Bank

Job posted: 24/05/2021
Applications close: 21/06/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 46579

Reference: 46579

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

  • Hand Therapy Clinician Grade 2 (physio or occupational therapist)

  • Casual bank for regular shifts and leave cover

  • Excellent opportunity to join a busy, public hospital hand therapy team , experiencing a specialised caseload.

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

About Monash Health:

Monash Health provides a world of healthcare across south-eastern Melbourne, uniquely integrating primary, secondary and tertiary health services, as well as world-renowned research and teaching facilities in one organisation.  More than 18,000 staff work at more than 40 care locations.

About this Role

Monash Health runs the largest acute Hand Therapy service in Victoria, servicing a range of patients across the entire life span. There is a focus on those with traumatic injuries who have received plastic and orthopaedic surgery and there will be a variety of other clinical presentations. The Hand Therapy Team has a close relationship with the Plastics and Orthopaedics surgical teams and prides itself on delivering best care to maximise a patient’s return to function. Our commitment to service improvement also provides opportunities for involvement in research and implementation of evidence-based practice.The team comprises occupational therapists, physiotherapists and an allied health assistant.

We are seeking applications from Grade 2 clinicians who are experienced in the delivery of hand therapy services for our casual bank. Shifts could be one day per week, or for leave cover at various times as agreed.

What We’re Looking For in You

You will be an AHPRA registered Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist with experience as an acute Hand Therapy clinician.  In this role, you will:

  • Be a clear and respectful communicator and patient advocate

  • Be clinically experienced in the delivery of acute Hand Therapy

  • Engage patients so they actively participate in their treatment and recovery

  • Acknowledge responsibility for your own learning

  • Collaborate with others in the development of department resources and research pursuits

Benefits, Rewards and remuneration

  • Be part of a dynamic and innovative team  (seven clinicians) who share a vision of excellence

  • Opportunities for professional development

  • Robust clinical, professional and operational supervision on a regular basis

  • Ability to contribute to team-focused research pursuits

  • Salary packaging


The Hand Therapy service is primarily based at Dandenong Hospital with adjunct satellite clinics at Clayton and Casey.

What You Need To Know

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply.

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries in regards to internal applicants please contact Recruitment Services on 92652776.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


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Susan Fone - 0428691940

Hand Therapy, Casual Bank