Occupational Therapist Grade 2 (As per award)

Job posted: 28/03/2024
Applications close: 14/04/2024 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Job type: Full time

Organisation: South West Healthcare

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/1786060

Reference: VG/1786060

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Warrnambool

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace thats friendly & welcoming! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The citys award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.

Exciting Opportunity for Grade 2 Occupational Therapist

About the role:

South West Healthcare (SWH) invites applications from dedicated professionals for a permanent full-time position within our Occupational Therapy department. As a Grade 2 Occupational Therapist, you will play a pivotal role in delivering best practice services to diverse groups and individuals across hospital and community programs.

At SWH, we pride ourselves on our supportive workplace culture, offering opportunities to work alongside experienced health professionals and managers. Care is delivered as part of an established and progressive multidisciplinary team encompassing various specialties including Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Podiatry, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Allied Health Assistants, Nursing, and Medical services. Based in the modern CBD facility of Warrnambool, you'll have access to well-equipped clinical spaces and resources, facilitating the delivery of exceptional care.

Position Overview

  • This ongoing full-time position (80 hours per fortnight) includes a monthly ADO, ensuring a well balanced work – life schedule.
  • Warrnambool Campus
  • Salary Range: $88,467 – $101,691 pro rata – plus superannuation

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering high-quality occupational therapy services to individuals of all ages.
  • Collaborating effectively within a multidisciplinary team to achieve patient-centered care.
  • Participating in continuous professional development to enhance clinical skills and knowledge. 

What you bring

  • AHPRA registration as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Clinical experience within the health sector.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and learning.
  • Previous experience in hand therapy desirable but not essential.

If you're an engaging and collaborative Occupational Therapist looking to advance your career in a supportive environment, apply now for this exciting opportunity at South West Healthcare!

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities
  • Ongoing clinical supervision
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. Learn more about SWH here.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume Sunday 14 April 2024. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2026 with the classification Occupational Therapist Grade 2

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

Occupational Therapist Grade 2 (As per award)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per award


Claire Nailon – Deputy Director Allied Health | Phone: 03 5563 1529 Email: cnailon@swh.net.au

Occupational Therapist Grade 2 (As per award)