Occupational Therapist - Grade 1

Job posted: 14/04/2023
Applications close: 04/08/2024 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Central Goldfields

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Maryborough District Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/23063

Reference: VG/23063

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Central Goldfields

This is a great opportunity for a suitable qualified Occupational Therapist Grade 1 to join the team in Community Services at MDHS working in a permanent position!

MDHS services the Central Goldfields and Pyrenees Shire with campuses in Avoca, Dunolly and Maryborough. The strong clinical and social links between the three campuses ensure that the community is cared for by qualified staff who are committed to high standards of person-centred care. MDHS is one of the largest employers in the region, providing the perfect setting to become part of our team and community.

Occupational Therapist – Grade 1

Permanent Full Time or Part Time – Up to 1.8EFT available. 

Classification: Occupational Therapist Grade 1 Dependant on Experience

Award: Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021 – 2025

This is a great opportunity for suitably qualified Grade 1 Occupational Therapist's to join the team in Community Services at MDHS, working in a permanent position! In this role you will be responsible for providing a range of Occupational Therapy services, including community, acute, Transitional Care Program (TCP), residential aged care and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) across the MDHS catchment area. In this diverse role you will be provided with clinical supervision and professional development opportunities. New graduates are welcome to apply!  This is an exciting opportunity for a new graduate or early career Occupational Therapist to join our supportive Alled Health Team!  We ave structured supports in place, broad caseload opportunities and flexible work hours.  Government grants of up to $15,000 available for new graduates applying for the position.  Apply now!

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Embrace and promote the values of MDHS – Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability & Togetherness
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Committed to client-centred care
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Experience with working with community members who are frail, aged and disabled
  • Basic Life Support Certificate
  • Ability to work within a supportive team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What's in it for you?

  • Great Working Environment – Join a group of motivated health care professionals with a Permanent contract. Opportunity to join the Social Club, offering a wide range of social events and local retail discounts.
  • Fantastic Earning Potential – Generous Base Salary under the Allied Health Professionals EBA with Salary Packaging available.
  • Supportive Culture with Continuous Improvement Opportunities – Culture that promotes and embraces the organisational values of GREAT (Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Togetherness) and encourages and supports employees to engage in professional development with access to the Centred of Inspired Learning and Simulation Lab.


Qualifications / Experience

  1. Relevant tertiary qualification to work as an Occupational Therapist.
  2. Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  3. Eligibility to be registered as an Occupational Therapist under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
  4. Eligibility to be a member of the Australian Association of Occupational Therapists

Specialist Expertise

  1. Knowledge and/or ability to assess and provide broad-based Occupational Therapy interventions for clients/patients/residents, especially in relation to activities of daily living (ADLs)
  2. Understanding and/or experience of working and communicating with clients/patients/residents from various backgrounds.
  3. Demonstrated experience in working within a multi-disciplinary environment, as well as working autonomously.
  4. Understanding and commitment to practice that reflects evidence-based treatment and client-centred work.
  5. Demonstrated evidence of commitment to ongoing education and professional development to ensure working within current scope of practice.

Personal Qualities

  1. Excellent written and verbal communication, including computer skills.

For further information, please contact Meagan O'Halloran on meagan.ohalloran@mdhs.vic.gov.au or 5461 0407.

Applications for this position close on Sunday, 4th August 2024.

Applications are to include:

-          Covering Letter

-          Resume

-          Written response to the Key Selection Criteria, available in the Position Description on the position advertisement.

Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

MDHS is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments are subject to a satisfactory National Police Check and a Working with Children Check. NDIS Workers Screening will be required for workers identified as working within a risk assessed role.

Occupational Therapist - Grade 1

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per award


Meagan O'Halloran | meagan.ohalloran@mdhs.vic.gov.au or 5461 0407

Occupational Therapist - Grade 1