Occupational Therapist

Job posted: 11/09/2023
Applications close: 09/10/2023 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Shepparton

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Goulburn Valley Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 13262

Reference: 13262

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Shepparton

WE'RE HIRING: Grade One Rotational Occupational Therapist 

Whether your career goals lead you to the private or public sector, beginning with us will equip you with the skills you need for a strong career start.

  • Permanent Full Time Position: 80 hour fortnight including monthly Accrued Day Off
  • Part-time applicants welcome
  • Rotational position: acute, sub-acute and community settings (6 month rotations with flexible options available)
  • Suitable for New or upcoming Graduate Occupational Therapists
  • Relocation incentives may be available for the suitable applicant
  • Flexible start date: immediate start until early 2024 negotiable

Express your interest with just one click: ‘Apply Now’

Registering your interest is simple!

Click the ‘apply now’ button at the bottom of the page and upload your resume and contact information. This tells our team that you’re expressing your interest in the position.

Our OT Manager will review and get in contact with you direct to discuss your application interest further.

Not sure if this role is for you yet?

Go ahead, click the ‘apply now’ button and let’s have a conversation with our OT Manager direct to learn more about the job and assess if it aligns with both your aspirations and our team’s needs.

About GV Health

GV Health is the main healthcare provider in the Goulburn Valley region, servicing a broad catchment area of approximately 120,000 people. We are the largest permanent employer in the region with over 2,600 employees spread across our five main sites.

To meet the evolving healthcare needs of our community we have completed Phase 1 of our redevelopment project which includes a five-storey Inpatient Unit building, expanded theatre capacity, new Critical Care Unit, a state of-the-art Dialysis Unit and an extension of the current Emergency Department.

Click HERE to find out more information about GV Health and our services.

New to the area? 

Our Community Connector Programoffers 1:1 relocation consultant support for new employees to assist with finding housing, childcare/education (if applicable), partner employment (if applicable), social groups & integration into our community to assist in the transition to Shepparton, regional Victoria.

Click the link for more information: Community Connector Program

About the role

A rotational position based at the Graham Street Shepparton Campus or at the Community Health Building on Corio Street.

Experience the perfect blend; a vibrant regional town just 2 hours away from Melbourne, combined with broad and complex caseloads enabling you get the best experience early in your career. Our team offers a mix of experience, support and exposure for you to learn and build a strong skill set as a growing professional.

In this role you will provide assessment, intervention and discharge planning within a multidisciplinary team. You will be responsible for providing Occupational Therapy services to patients across Acute (Medical, Surgical, Paediatric, Emergency and Intensive Care units), Sub-acute (Rehab, Geriatric Evaluation and Management, and Palliative Care) and Community Health.

As part of our team you will:

  • Have the opportunity to gain valuable experience across the continuum of care, 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
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement activities

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist with

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy with eligibility for membership of Occupational Therapy Australia
  • Current registration with 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

Upcoming graduates, pending qualifications are welcome to express interest and apply.

Our offer to you:

  • FREE Community Connector Program to personally welcome and connect you to our wonderful community
  • Generous salary packaging, subsidised staff parking and discounted leisure memberships
  • Flexible work practices and options to purchase additional leave to support work/life balance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Professional development and study leave to help reach your learning and career goals
  • A confidential employee assistance program (EAP) for you and your loved ones
  • Social club membership offering a range of events, functions and local community discount
  • Our CREATE Outstanding monthly, bi-monthly and annual reward and recognition programme

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 pleaseclick here.

Applications close: 9 October 2023

Three (3) COVID-19 vaccination doses are a mandatory requirement for this role and seasonal Influenza vaccination (where mandated). 

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

Job classification:

Not provided


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Occupational Therapist