Mental Health Allied Health - Graduate Program

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 31/08/2022 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 44227

Reference: 44227

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


Exciting opportunities currently exist for full time, 2 year fixed term contract positions within the Allied Health Graduate Program for Occupational Therapy.

Seeking applicants who:

  • Are vibrant, enthusiastic, and motivated. 

  • Want to make a difference in the lives of others.

  • Are keen to grow and develop in a collaborative team environment.

Do you want to be part of:

  • a new and exciting graduate team and build a specialized career in mental health. 

  • a values lead organization promoting the human rights of people living with a mental illness.

  • a fantastic employee culture and a friendly place to be!

The Allied Health Graduate Program will offer the following:

  • Comprehensive induction & orientation to teams, services, and the clinical work

  • Opportunities to learn and implement evidence-based practice

  • Working within multidisciplinary teams which include Lived Experience 

  • Opportunity to work in a range of mental health settings and services 

  • Engagement with families and carers and other community stakeholders

  • Equitable workload allocation to allow for graded development of skills and competencies

  • Development of a comprehensive learning plan

  • A range of support and supervision models including peer support, discipline specific supervision and a buddy and wellbeing program, and 

  • Clinical educator support, regular and targeted professional development opportunities and protected learning time 

The mental health division has a child and youth stream, an adult stream and a range of specialty programs that ensures Austin Health is an employee of choice for graduates embarking on a new career. To ensure maximum exposure of what is on offer for graduates, we offer a rotation cycle.

In addition to the opportunities outlined, Austin Health offers a range of member benefits such as discounts with local and online traders, gyms, cafes, dining venues and other services.

We would welcome your application. For comprehensive position descriptions related to the relevant profession, please click on the appropriate links below.

If you have any questions, we encourage you to contact:

Kate Lhuede / Discipline Senior Occupational Therapist

Phone: 0479 192 248 / email: kate.lhuede@austin.org.au

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Mental Health Allied Health - Graduate Program

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Kate Lhuede - (03) 9496 6471
Jane Dowling - (04) 8125 2516

Mental Health Allied Health - Graduate Program