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Occupational Therapist G2

Job posted: 11/07/2022
Applications close: 15/08/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 42176

Reference: 42176

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Occupational Therapist to join Mary Guthrie House.


Mary Guthrie House is a multi-component neuropsychiatry program located at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre in Kew. The program specialises in the recovery of individuals under the age of 65 years with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) or neurodegenerative condition and associated mental illness including behavioural concerns.


Mary Guthrie House has the following programs:



  • Heath unit, 10-bed mental health assessment unit, specialising in working with consumers, families and carers towards specialised assessment, consultation, and recommendations for appropriate recovery pathways

  • Wattle Protea Unit, 20-bed secure extended care program, specialising in working with consumers, families, and carers in the provision of a slow-stream recovery. 

  • Step 2, 3-bed transitional community unit, specialising in working with consumers, families, and carers in the transition from hospital to the community


The unit is located within the scenic gardens and grounds of Royal Talbot Hospital campus, Austin Health Kew.


We are looking for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist Grade 2 who has an interest in working within a specialist mental health service and a desire to provide quality care within a recovery oriented and client centred context.


We will provide the successful applicant with a friendly and supportive work environment, a comprehensive orientation and support from a large, experienced multidisciplinary team. We will also provide ongoing access to continuing professional development opportunities within the wider Austin Health Program.


This role allows the candidate to apply and further develop a wide variety of Occupational Therapist skills and leadership skills within a slow stream rehabilitation context.


For more information, please contact the persons listed.


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health.


Austin 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.

Occupational Therapist G2

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Emily Stowell - (03) 9490 7381
emily.stowell@austin.org.au
Rachel Collins - (03) 9496 5000
rachel.collins@austin.org.au

Occupational Therapist G2