Occupational Therapist

Job posted: 13/12/2022
Applications close: 13/04/2023 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Goulburn Valley Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 12455

Reference: 12455

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various


Hiring: Occupational Therapist - Grade 1 or 2 

Rural Allied Health Team - Shepparton 

  • Permanent Full time / Permanent Part Time
  • Up to 80 hours per fortnight (including monthly ADO if recruited to full time)
  • Recruitment incentives may be available for eligible successful applicants! 
  • ANZSCO code 252411 - open to suitably qualified overseas applicants

International candidates eligible for the Department of Health support incentive can receive up to $13,000 relocation incentives. For more information on terms & conditions click here

About GV Health

At GV Health we are so much more than a regional health service. As the largest employer in the region, we work with purpose and pride and are committed to respecting and embracing diversity, inclusion and accessibility for our people and community.

It is an exciting time to join our GV Health team! We are currently in the midst of an exciting $229 million transformation of our Graham Street site, which comprises of a five-storey Inpatient Unit building, expansion of our current theatre capacity, new Critical Care Unit, a state of-the-art Dialysis Unit and an extension of the current Emergency Department.

To find our more information about GV Health you can visit http://www.gvhealth.org.au/

GV Health is an employer under the Goulburn Valley Designated Area Migration Agreement (GV DAMA).  This is an exciting opportunity for professionals between the age of 45 to 55 to consider moving to our region to join our team, with a wide range of visa sponsorship options now available.

About the role

Come and join the GV Health Rural Allied Health Team (RAHT), a team with a well renowned supportive workplace culture with an opportunity to work alongside experienced Occupational Therapists.  You will work autonomously, undertake a varied and diverse workload and provide interventions in predominately home based settings, making a true difference to our client’s independence and well-being. There is no nursing home work.

The team is an established and progressive multi-disciplinary team which includes Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Social Work and Speech Pathology services, supported by Allied Health Assistants.

The Occupational Therapist will provide person centred care with an opportunity to:

  • Travel across the Goulburn Valley region working in home and clinic settings
  • Work with clients, carers and families to provide practical solutions to promote independence and safety at home
  • Develop goals and care plans to assist clients to remain at home and active in their local community
  • Complete equipment prescriptions, home modifications, advise on pressure care management/ seating, develop in home and community based therapy based programs
  • Work with a diverse range of clients and health conditions
  • Participate in student training programs
  • Participate in service development and quality improvement initiative

A comprehensive orientation program is available, along with supervision and support opportunities.

We are looking for

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or equivalent and eligibility for membership of professional association
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as an Occupational Therapist
  • Knowledge and experience in the delivery of Occupational Therapy services within home, group and community settings
  • Knowledge of the service system and ability to liaise and advocate across the full spectrum of health and community care

Our offer to you

  • Generous salary packaging, subsidised staff parking and discounted leisure memberships
  • Flexible work practices and options to purchase additional leave to help create some important work/life balance
  • Professional development and study leave to help reach your learning and career goals
  • Social club membership offering a range of events, functions and local community discounts
  • Our CREATE Outstanding reward and recognition program
  • Community Connector Program you will receive direct support from our local Community Connector to facilitate you and/or your partner's/family's relocation to the Goulburn Valley region and assimilation into our community as well as support to create meaningful opportunities to connect with others in the region so that you not only feel welcome but will eventually call Greater Shepparton home. To find out more visit: Community Connector Program | Greater Shepparton: Great Things Happen Here

Great things happen here in Shepparton. If you would like to learn more about what it is like to work, live and play in the Shepparton region please click here.

Vaccination against COVID-19 is a mandatory requirement for this role.

All appointments are made subject to satisfactory police check and Victorian ‘Employee’ Working with Children’s Check. Completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration is required prior to commencement. GV 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.

Recruitment agencies should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

Occupational Therapist

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Jenelle Gannon - +11800222582
Martin Allen - 1800 222 582

Occupational Therapist