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Occupational Therapist grade 2

Job posted: 09/06/2021
Applications close: 23/06/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 46612

Reference: 46612

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.


About Mental Health – Aged Persons Mental Health Inpatient Services at Monash Health


Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education.  We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between.


Our Mental Health Adult inpatient services provide care and treatment during the critical phase of mental illness until management within the community is a safe option.  With a range of therapeutic interventions and programs, both patients and families are able to have support and learn about the impact of mental health diagnosis and develop coping strategies to better manage their recovery in the community.


Monash Health has 2 Aged Persons’ Mental Health inpatient units:



  • Dandenong Hospital – Unit 3 – 20 bed

  • Kingston Centre- Biala Unit – 20 bed


About The Role


We are excited to announce that we are seeking qualified Occupational therapist to join our Aged Inpatient Unit at Dandenong Hospital.


The Occupational therapist  support patients and families during crisis and transition periods of their mental illness, considering a persons, physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs. The occupational therapists are responsive and flexible in assessing the needs of the clients , co-ordinating services for them and assisting with various group therapies in the ward.


About You


Bringing your passion and genuine interest into Acute Aged Persons’ Mental Health, you understand the complexities of working in this setting. You are a dynamic, key team player and willing to contribute to the continual improvement of your skills and knowledge as a Mental Health practitioner.


You also have:



  • Demonstrated clinical experience, in an Acute Aged Inpatient Unit or a Mental Health Program

  • Willingness to take on a portfolio(s) contributing to ward quality improvements and National Standards 

  • Current Australian AHPRA registration

  • The ability to live and work in Victoria (Australia) without restriction, including ability to obtain all necessary police clearances and a Working with Children Check


What We Offer:



  • You will be well supported in your new role with internal and external education, whilst contributing to the Transforming Care initiatives across Mental Health

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base

  • Mentorship & career guidance

  • Support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • Relocation financial support through our salary packaging partner


In addition, you will have access to the benefits within Public Health, including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).


How to Apply


APPLY TODAY to join the Aged Persons’ Mental Health team at Unit 3 Monash Health!


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.


Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries in regards to internal applicants please contact Recruitment Services on 92652776.


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:



  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Occupational Therapist grade 2

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Chinchu Francis - 0436024432

Occupational Therapist grade 2