Mental Health Occupational Therapist Graduate

Job posted: 03/05/2024
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 18918

Reference: 18918

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

About the Role
Grampians Mental Health & Wellbeing Service (GMHWS) is committed to providing opportunities for early careers clinicians to consolidate and build on their theoretical and practical knowledge within a structured and supportive environment. We are searching for Occupational Therapists to join our new Allied Health Graduate Program. This exciting opportunity offers the following:

  • Two 12-month rotations across the mental health and wellbeing program 
  • Support and guidance from Senior Occupational Therapists and Occupational Clinical Educator 
  • 8 hours protected learning each week, 10 professional development days, group and individual supervision. You will be supported to meet the OT competencies required to transition to permanent employment within the mental health field.  
  • Assistance to transition into an ongoing role at Grampians Mental Health and Wellbeing Service.  

Key Responsibilities 

  • Active participation in the GMHWS Allied Health Graduate Program and additional training, education and professional knowledge and skills development programs.? 
  • Provide person led, occupational therapy assessments, interventions and continuous care with individuals, groups and/or family/carer? 
  • Routinely provide best practice assessment and recovery-oriented treatment provision and care 
  • To?actively and effectively work within a multidisciplinary team and contribute to generic and discipline specific expertise of multidisciplinary team, including Lived and Living Experience Workforce 
  • Maintain computer literacy skills to a level necessary to fulfil the function of the role.?? 

Skills & Experience 

  • Unrestricted registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA).???? 
  • An approved Degree from a recognised school of Occupational Therapy or other qualifications approved for eligibility for membership of the Australian Association of Occupational Therapy (Vic.).??? 

Culture & Benefits  

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Engagement in the Allied Health Graduate Program and education opportunities run by Learning and Development Team 
  • Be supported with specific Mental Health orientation and Occupational Violence and Aggression + Prevention training.? 
  • Competitive Salary and Salary Packaging options??? 
  • Supportive working environment??? 
  • Clinical supervision and opportunities for professional development  

About Grampians Health 
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.?Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Ballarat Region 
Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the state's fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is home to some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply 
Click APPLY or if you wish to discuss the role prior to applying, contact Jordan Lever (Occupational Therapy Educator) on 0477177929 or Sarah Cameron (Occupational Therapy Educator) on 0477 224 519 for a confidential discussion.

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 LGBTQIA+. 

Mental Health Occupational Therapist Graduate

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Jordan Lever - 0477 177 929
Sarah Cameron - 0477 224 519

Mental Health Occupational Therapist Graduate