Occupational Therapist Grade 2

Job posted: 15/07/2022
Applications close: 31/08/2022 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 54642

Reference: 54642

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

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 The Role

The Occupational Therapist (OT) is a specialist clinical mental health role. The Occupational Therapist will have training, qualifications and experience in assessing and treating adults with their mental health and occupational performance and participation.

The Occupational Therapist works within the multi-disciplinary team to provide discipline specific assessment and treatment that contributes to formulation and interventions provided on Unit 1. The successful applicant will draw on a strong occupational performance and participation framework and be familiar with current and emerging evidence-based practices for Occupational Therapy and mental health for patients with psychiatric difficulties, and their families.

The Occupational Therapist will also contribute their skills and knowledge through individually targeted interventions and the group program. The role includes specialist consultation and education to consumers, their families and community-based services. All Mental Health Clinicians focus on providing a professional clinical practice that is sensitive to issues of diversity, which adheres to professional ethics, relevant legislation, policies and procedures.

It is an expectation that the Occupational Therapist will also promote good working relationships between the Unit 1 team, the broader Monash Health Mental Health program, referring teams and relevant external agencies.

About You:

  • dedicated to safe best practice & quality care

  • committed to delivering patient centred care & a patient advocacy

  • enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively

  • excited to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence

What You Need:

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or relevant equivalent degree

  • Current AHPRA registration as an Occupational Therapist

  • https://www.occupationaltherapyboard.gov.au/

  • Additional Post Graduate Qualifications in a relevant area of practice

  • Australian working rights

Memberships required:

What We Offer:

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

  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits 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

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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Occupational Therapist Grade 2