Occupational Therapist - Grade 1 / Occupational Therapy

Job posted: 03/06/2022
Applications close: 03/07/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham, Western Region | Dimboola

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Wimmera Health Care Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 4268

Reference: 4268

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham, Western Region | Dimboola

4th Year Occupational Therapy Student 2022 - Bursary Opportunity

Interested in financial assistance to help finish your course, plus eligibility for a full-time position as a rotating Occupational Therapist at Horsham Campus - a major sub-regional hospital?


Grampians Health – Horsham Campus is based 300kms north-west of Melbourne and 450kms east of Adelaide. It is the largest hospital in the Wimmera region and provides a range of specialist services including a broad range of Allied Health Services.


We are offering a bursary agreement to a Occupational Therapy student who is in their final year of studies. The bursary agreement provides financial support amounting to a total of $3,500, to reimburse for costs associated with study (e.g. course fees, laptop, textbooks, etc). The approved bursary position will be eligible for a 1 year full time contract position at Grampians Health Horsham Campus as a Grade 1 Occupational Therapist.


This position will include rotations in Acute Inpatients, Rehabilitation, Outpatients and Community. The Occupational Therapy Department provides regular mentoring to new graduates, an Allied Health Early Careers Program, plus financial support for ongoing professional development. The successful applicant can also access four weeks free accommodation onsite (subject to availability).


Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Enrolled in the final year of an accredited Occupational Therapy degree

  • Currently achieving a credit average or higher

  • A demonstrated interest in rural public health

  • Prepared to commit to at least 12 months service at Grampians Health – Horsham Campus following the completion of qualifications

Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:

  • Salary packaging,

  • Professional development and education programs,

  • Employee Assistance Program,

  • Comprehensive orientation program.

  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)

  • Flexible rostering

  • Opportunities for career progression

  • Free parking

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse environment and join a reputable rural health service that is now a part of Grampians Health, dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

For more information about this position please view the Position Description and/or contact the responsible person indicated below. Further information on Grampians Health (Horsham & Dimboola) can be found on our website www.whcg.org.au or Facebook page.

Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Grampians Health encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.

Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working with Children check prior to commencement of employment.All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including immunisation clearance.

Horsham & Dimboola Campuses, proudly part of Grampians Health.

Occupational Therapist - Grade 1 / Occupational Therapy

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Kristen Coats - (03) 5381 9333

Occupational Therapist - Grade 1 / Occupational Therapy