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Occupational Therapist (Grade 1) - Clinical Rotation Program

Job posted: 16/10/2020
Applications close: 30/10/2020 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 162937

Reference: 162937

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Occupational Therapist – Grade 1 Clinical Rotation Program (full time, parental leave backfill)



  • Are you looking for a Grade 1 rotational opportunity to develop a broad range of clinical skills in acute, subacute and community settings?

  • Are you compassionately committed to your clients, your profession, your team and a curious thinker striving for service improvements?

  • This job is for you as a Grade 1 Occupational Therapist in the clinical rotation program at Barwon Health, a leading regional health care provider.

  • Full time, temporary related to parental leave backfill. 


About Barwon Health


Barwon Health is the major public health care provider in the Barwon South west region with a 406 bed public hospital (University Hospital Geelong), 100 bed subacute facility (McKellar Centre), 2 community rehabilitation centres, 21 community health sites, four aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We have recently opened the new Barwon North Urgent Care Facility. Services cover the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care.


Barwon Health has an extensive building projects occurring with a new acute wing, an integrated cancer/ wellness day unit, redeveloped library, education and research facilities, a northern suburbs urgent care/specialist consultation services facility and women’s  and children hospital development.


About the role


We are seeking applications for a Grade 1 Occupational Therapist to join our clinical rotation program, which has:



  • 12 rotations

  • across acute, inpatient rehabilitation, home based rehabilitation, community rehabilitation and community health

  • in the clinical specialties of orthopaedics, surgery, medicine, neuro rehabilitation, geriatric evaluative management (GEM), and trauma.

  • Inclusion in a weekend and public holiday roster with additional financial rewards with pay and leave for weekend work


We offer you:



  • Dedicated senior Occupational Therapists as your supervisor who will provide support, mentoring and professional development.

  • Engagement with a large passionate and committed team of Barwon Health Occupational Therapists (over 120 staff)

  • A strong culture of student education, clinical research and innovation.

  • Strong interdisciplinary model of care.


About you



  • A clear and respectful communicator and consumer advocate

  • Clinically experienced in the delivery of teambased healthcare

  • Accountable for providing a high quality service

  • Ability to critically analyse own performance and acknowledge responsibility for your own learning

  • Collaborate with others in the development of department resources and research pursuits

  • Optimistic & flexible approach to prepare for the challenges that public healthcare is facing both now and in the years to come.


About the culture


 “Our people caring for the community is what makes us great”


Diversity and Inclusion


At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.


At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.


We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


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Occupational Therapist (Grade 1) - Clinical Rotation Program

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Contact:

Melissa Mew - (03) 4215 5441
Todd Curtis - (03) 4215 0862

Occupational Therapist (Grade 1) - Clinical Rotation Program