Occupational Therapist (As per award)

Job posted: 28/07/2022
Applications close: 14/08/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Stawell

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Stawell Regional Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/SRH1649471

Reference: VG/SRH1649471

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Stawell

We are seeking application for an Occupational Therapist to join our Primary Care team at Grampians Health - Stawell


Occupational Therapist - Grade 1 or 2
Fixed Term Full Time (12 month maternity leave cover)

Looking for that lifestyle change or something a little different?  Stawell, the gateway to the Grampians showcases the exceptional natural environment, an enviable climate and a choice of lifestyle such as bush walking, rock climbing, cycling, fresh air in the great outdoors, local wineries and a great local community.

Stawell Regional Health (SRH) - proudly part of Grampians Health has been providing quality health care to families in the Stawell District and beyond for more than 150 years. Stawell Regional Health is a fully accredited 70 bed health service located in the City of Stawell (population 7,000), in Western Victoria delivering a comprehensive range of medical, surgical, aged care and services.

This is a great opportunity to balance your career and lifestyle. Follow this link to discover what the region has to offer.


We are seeking applications for a highly motivated Occupational Therapist to come and join our growing and supportive Allied Health team working in the beautiful Grampians region for a twelve-month maternity leave position. This opportunity will suit a new graduate, early career, or experienced Occupational Therapist.


About Us:

Stawell Regional Health - proudly part of Grampians Health.

Grampians Health 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


About the Role:

We are seeking applications for highly motivated Occupational Therapists to come and join our friendly and supportive Allied Health team working in the beautiful Grampians region.


The Occupational Therapy Department at Stawell Regional Health 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 applicants from a range of backgrounds and experience levels are encouraged to apply.


Suitably experienced candidates also have the opportunity to participate in non-clinical activities such as supervising students and leading quality improvement projects. This position is ideal for anyone looking to gain further experience and growth in a regional public health service.


We are seeking full time applicants with experience working across any of the clinical areas outlined above. New graduates are also welcome to apply and support will be provided.


What These Roles Offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a friendly, dynamic and supportive multidisciplinary Allied Health team
  • Support of a Team Leader and clinical supervision/ mentoring with our regional partners
  • Professional development opportunities with financial support, access to regional grant money and career development pathways
  • Attractive Salary Packaging benefits
  • Great work life balance
  • Accommodation available through the transition period if required


To Be Successful for this Role You Will Have:

  • Excellent professional behavior, communication and team collaboration skills
  • Strong time management skills and be adaptable to working across a varied case load
  • Demonstrate self-reflective practice and a willingness to learn and grow
  • Uphold the values endorsed by SRH
  • Experience working in Paediatrics, Hand Therapy or NDIS settings desirable



Applying for the Role:

  • Enquiries can be made to Genevieve Taylor – Primary Care Team Leader 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 14th August 2022





Visit us at www.srh.org.au  

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check, Working With Children Check & Immunisation Clearance.


Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.


Vaccination against COVID-19 is a mandatory requirement for healthcare workers in Victoria, and as such, all employees at Grampians Health. All employees must be willing able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask. Additional PPE requirements are role-dependant.

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+

Occupational Therapist (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Genevieve Taylor | 5358 8531

Occupational Therapist (As per award)