Occupational Therapist Driver Assessor/ Occupational Therapist Community

Job posted: 13/09/2023
Applications close: 11/10/2023 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 62163

Reference: 62163

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Working in community has never been more important or meaningful.  

Our Journey

The Aged and Community Care program aims to keep clients independent within their community by proactively promoting health, improve functional independence, and self-management. We offer integrated multidisciplinary care to a growing and diverse population in the community setting, with individual client centred approach.To support this we have a fantastic opportunity for a Part-time Grade 2 Occupational Therapy Driver Assessor, with the option of combining days of Grade 2 Community Occupational Therapy to make this an exciting Full-time position. We'll provide access to a Monash Health vehicle.

A Day in the Life 

Our team of highly experienced Occupational Therapists work to provide timely, person-centred interventions to prevent deterioration of health, and admission to hospital and or residential care. This is a unique opportunity to join our large, friendly community-based team covering Greater Dandenong and Bayside.

As the Grade 2 Occupational Therapy Driver Assessor, you will work with clients and Vic Roads to provide timely, client centred assessments and vehicle adaptions.The role requires provision of evidence-informed assessment, intervention and discharge planning to clients within the Aged and Community Care Program.Occupational Therapists work with clients and/or carers to increase their engagement in meaningful occupation and support healthy living options. The services you will offer can take place in a client’s home, in the community and/or by telehealth.

Monash Health Occupational Therapy: We promote health and wellbeing by facilitating participation in occupations that provide a rhythm and purpose in life. To see first-hand what our team of Occupational Therapists think about working at Monash Health, please take a look at the following short video: https://monashhealth.org/careers/allied-health/occupational-therapy/ and please check out our You Tube link below.

What you will bring:  

  • Dedication to safe best practice & quality care 
  • Committed to delivering person-centred care & advocacy 
  • Enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively

What you need: 

  • Completion of an Occupational Therapy Driver Assessment and Rehabilitation Course 
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or relevant equivalent degree 
  • Current AHPRA registration 
  • Current Driver’s License 

What we offer:  

We offer achievable/ manageable KPIs with a strong focus on delivering evidence based, comprehensive care. You will be support by a cohesive Occupational Therapy team (within ACC program and wider Monash Health disciplinary setting) and have access to senior OT & regular supervision (both 1:1 and peer supervision).

You will also receive:

  • Opportunities to participate in quality improvement/research activities/committees and portfolios 
  • Assist with student supervision and support for promotion in the future workforce 
  • Work life balance (no expectation to stay longer hours) with flexible working time start and finish times (within business needs) 

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Holly Slater on 0409 455 482.

Monash Health is a great place to work 

Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers.  More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne.

We recognise 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 and our five ICare Values.

How to Apply 

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.

Occupational Therapist Driver Assessor/ Occupational Therapist Community

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Holly Slater - 0409455482

Occupational Therapist Driver Assessor/ Occupational Therapist Community