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Occupational Therapist (Grade 2)

Job posted: 12/05/2022
Applications close: 02/06/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Cranbourne

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 53400

Reference: 53400

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Cranbourne

About Monash Health


Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.


About Monash Health in the Community: Helping people live their best lives


As Monash Health in the Community, we actively engage with people to improve and maintain health, independence and well-being. We do this by coordinating and/or providing integrated, multidisciplinary care across multiple settings within the local community. Our aim is to help clients live their best lives by enabling them to access the support they need, when they need it.


Working with clients across the age spectrum, Monash Health in the Community provides a continuum of care, supporting clients through all stages of non-acute care from prevention through to rehabilitation.



  • We provide services to support clients in their homes, community based facilities and dedicated Monash Health Community hubs

  • We provide quality care focused on the person in the context of their life

  • We are interdisciplinary and innovative with a can-do attitude

  • We view change and challenge as great opportunities


Community Rehabilitation


Community Rehabilitation offers client-centred, goal driven rehabilitation services to maximise a client's independence, health and well-being following acute illness or injury. Community Rehabilitation consists of large interdisciplinary teams that work with the client to achieve their rehabilitation goals and provide home and centre based therapy.


Job Summary


Full time or part time- until 23/9/22.


Do you enjoy creative problem solving and thinking outside the box to help clients achieve their rehabilitation goals?


This may be your opportunity to join a well-established, warm and inviting Community Rehabilitation interdisciplinary team.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled Occupational Therapist to provide time-limited, evidence-based and goal-oriented rehabilitation to a diverse adult population with varying conditions e.g. Neurological, orthopaedic, cardiac and pulmonary.


You will be able to work autonomously and as part of a team providing assessment and intervention to clients in the centre as well as their own environment via a variety of modalities including face to face, tele-rehab and online groups.   You will have the opportunity to participate in quality improvement/ research activities within the Community Rehab OT service and the wider multidisciplinary team. You will receive regular supervision from a Senior Clinician Occupational Therapist and participate in and receive regular professional development. You will also be supported by the Team Leader and Manager.


This position may be required to work at any of the Monash Health sites and may be centre based or home based.


What You Need:



  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (or equivalent qualification),

  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) – Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (practicing, no restrictions)

  • Current drivers licence

  • Experience in Community Rehabilitation/Hospital based Rehabilitation

  • Experience in Neurological Rehabilitation 

  • Experience in Public Health (desirable)


What You Need to Know


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 regarding employee accounts contact Recruitment Services by email – recruitment@monashhealth.org. 


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.


A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.


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


Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.  The current orders require evidence of three doses.
All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.  Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement or your COVID-19 Digital Certificate, which can be accessed via MyGov.

Occupational Therapist (Grade 2)

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Contact:

Rosaria Iannelli - 0459959720

Occupational Therapist (Grade 2)