Occupational Therapist G2 - Aged Acute

Job posted: 15/12/2022
Applications close: 16/04/2023 (Midnight)
23 days remaining

23 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various, Western Region | Grampians

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical

Reference: 16086

Reference: 16086

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various, Western Region | Grampians

Occupational Therapist Grade 2 Steele Haughton Unit (Acute)
Permanent, part time or full-time position
Flexible hours/days available
$42.82 to $49.22 per hour

Up to $20,000 incentive payments may be available to support relocation

(Be reimbursed for rent, childcare, school fees, relocation costs and more). The Victorian Government has allocated funds to support rural and regional Area Mental Health Services (AMHS) to provide incentives to attract workers to roles that are difficult to fill.
The new workforce relocation and incentive grants program is being administered by Rural Agency Workforce Victoria (RWAV). 
More information including job vacancies and eligibility requirements click here https://www.rwav.com.au/area-mental-health-services/

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

The Occupational Therapist will work within the multidisciplinary team to provide high quality evidence-based care in collaboration with the consumer and their carer/s and other treating health professionals.

Key Responsibilities

You will:

  • Provide a range of evidence-based assessments and interventions;
  • Work with the multidisciplinary team to provide a high-quality service that meets the needs of the consumers;
  • Deliver Occupational Therapy group and individual evidence-based;  
  • Demonstrate behaviours that supports a recovery-oriented approach to care;
  • Liaise with relevant area mental health services.

Skills and experience

You will have:

  • Registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia and AHRPA;
  • Knowledge and understanding of contemporary occupational therapy evidence-based and best practice interventions/treatments;
  • Demonstrated commitment to recovery-oriented practice;
  • Ability to understand and interpret relevant legislation;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia's most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia's most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Jane Lockhart, Nurse Unit Manager, Aged Acute, on 5320 3593 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Occupational Therapist G2 - Aged Acute

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Jane Lockhart - 53203593
Steve Alarcon - 53203540

Occupational Therapist G2 - Aged Acute