Occupational Therapist

Job posted: 15/02/2023
Applications close: 05/04/2023 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Shepparton

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Goulburn Valley Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 12557

Reference: 12557

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Shepparton


Hiring: Grade One Occupational Therapist

  • Fixed Term Part Time (48 hours per fortnight) 
  • Suitable for a graduate or experienced Grade 1 Occupational Therapist
  • Opportunity to rotate and experience different settings across in-patient units (acute and sub-acute) and Community Health
  • Positive learning environment, formal supervision structure and professional development opportunities 

About GV Health

It is an exciting time to join our GV Health team! We are near completion of a $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.

The expansion and upgrade to facilities not only brings state-of-the-art healthcare services to the region, but it opens a range of opportunities for people pursuing at GV Health.

About the role

An exciting opportunity exists for a Grade 1 Occupational Therapist to join our rapidly expanding workforce at GV Health. This position would be suitable for a graduate or experienced Grade 1 Occupational Therapist.

This opportunity will allow you to experience Occupational Therapy services across Acute (Emergency Department, Short Stay, Medical, Surgical, Paediatrics, Respiratory and Intensive Care Units), Sub-acute (Rehab, Geriatric Evaluation and Management, and Palliative Care) or Community Health.

Grow your career in a positive leaning environment where you can experience a broad range of areas, enhance your skills and discover what areas of Occupational Therapy are for you.

Based at the main hospital Graham Street Shepparton Campus or at Community Health on Corio St, you will provide assessment, intervention and discharge planning within a multidisciplinary team.

As part of our busy team you will

  • Have the opportunity to gain valuable experience across the patient journey, to assist you identifying your future career path
  • Be a part of a regional health care service that contributes to care across a diverse caseload and population
  • Engagement in a robust professional development program and regular supervision
  • Be supported to build capacity within core foundational skills that are transferable across different settings and roles
  • Participate in staff development sessions, in-services, case reviews and organisational education sessions
  • Have opportunities for fast tracked career progression through the development of clinical skills, supervision, professional development opportunities and leadership building

We are looking for

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy with eligibility for membership of Occupational Therapy Australia including current or eligibility registration for Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency as an Occupational Therapist
  • Sound understanding of Occupational Therapy practice in the inpatient or community setting, including clinical experience in assessment, intervention and discharge planning of various patient cohorts
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and professional development, including a positive attitude towards supervision and receiving feedback

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:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Sarah O'Sullivan - 1800222582
Kathie Lowe - 0408443916

Occupational Therapist