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Occupation Therapist Grade 2 - Community Rehabilitation

Job posted: 22/06/2022
Applications close: 06/07/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 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: 53597

Reference: 53597

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan








About Community Services at Monash Health



  • At Monash Health more than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including hospitals and community health settings

  • Monash Health Community's guiding principle is contemporary person-centered care and we proactively support our community to improve and maintain health, independence and well being by coordinating and providing care across multiple settings while supporting clients to live their best lives.

  • Community Rehabilitation offers client-centred, goal driven rehabilitation services to maximise a client's independence, health and well-being following acute illness or injury. Community Rehabilitation consists of large interdisciplinary teams that work with the client to achieve their rehabilitation goals and provide home and centre based therapy.


About The Role


This may be your opportunity to join a well-established, warm and inviting Community Rehabilitation interdisciplinary team in a full time parental leave cover position until 4/11/2022. We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled Occupational Therapist to provide time-limited, evidence-based and goal-oriented rehabilitation to a diverse adult population with varying conditions e.g. Neurological, orthopaedic, cardiac and pulmonary. This position will be based at the Kingston Centre and may involve both centre based or home based.



  • We provide services to support clients in their homes, community based facilities and dedicated Monash Health Community hubs

  • We provide quality care focused on the person in the context of their life

  • We are interdisciplinary and innovative with a can-do attitude

  • We view change and challenge as great opportunities


About You



  • You have proven experience in providing assessment and intervention to clients in a rehabilitation setting

  • You enjoy creative problem solving and thinking outside the box to help clients achieve their rehabilitation goals

  • You enjoy working as part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team


What You Need



  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (or equivalent qualification),

  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) – Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (practicing, no restrictions)

  • Current drivers licence

  • Experience in Community Rehabilitation/Hospital based Rehabilitation

  • Experience in Neurological Rehabilitation 

  • Experience in Public Health (desirable)


What We Offer



  • Opportunities to participate in quality improvement/research activities with the Community Rehabilitation OT service and wider interdisciplinary team

  • A supportive learning environment, with regular clinical supervision from a senior Occupational Therapist

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your clinical skills and knowledge base

  • Our full time employees have the opportunity to accrue a day off every four weeks

  • Access to benefits including salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay

  • Access to onside subsidised staff care parking

  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


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 regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org. 


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.


A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.


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


To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status. 
Occupation Therapist Grade 2  - Community Rehabilitation

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Contact:

Rachel Mansfield - 0418 511 518

Occupation Therapist Grade 2  - Community Rehabilitation