Occupational Therapist - Grade 2

Job posted: 24/11/2022
Applications close: 01/12/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 16069

Reference: 16069

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

Occupational Therapist - Grade 2
Full time, fixed-term from January 2023 to Feburary 2023
$42.18 to $48.49 per hours

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

As an Occupation Therapist - Grade 2 you will have experience and knowledge in the provision of occupational therapy services in an acute setting. You will undertake clinical occupational therapy services in the acute services whilst also providing mentoring and clinical education of undergraduate students.

Key Responsibilities

You will:

  • Provide specialist assessment, diagnosis, treatment and interventions.
  • Ensure the smooth transition of clients through the health care system.
  • Active participation in strategic planning, staff meetings and service development.
  • Participate in discussion pertaining to resource allocation, equipment purchasing and revenue generation.
  • Ensure the ongoing ability to provide clinical excellence.

Skills and experience

You will have:

  • Registration as an Occupational Therapist with the AHPRA.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in assessment, treatment and management options for patients.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and actively participate in quality improvement activities.
  • Ability to cooperate and work well with others in the pursuit of team goals.
  • Empathy and client centred focus

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Fee Orton, Clinical Manger – Occupational Therapy, on 5320 4465 or via email on fiona.orton@bhs.org.au for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Occupational Therapist - Grade 2

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Fee Orton - 53204465

Occupational Therapist - Grade 2