Occupational Therapist Grade 3 - Kingston Centre

Job posted: 14/06/2023
Applications close: 25/10/2023 (Midnight)
21 days remaining

21 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 61460

Reference: 61460

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful

Our Journey

Biala Unit is a 20 bed aged acute unit based at the Kingston Centre Cheltenham. Biala Unit provides acute care and treatment and intervention for those older people (65 years and over). We are presently seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist Grade 3 for a full time ongoing position. You will have the opportunity to join a dynamic multi-disciplinary team where you will have a pivotal role in contributing to a positive team culture.

A Day in the Life

You will work independently within approved scope of practice to provide safe, evidence-based assessment, outcome measures, therapeutic care and/or discharge planning according to organisational policies and procedures in order to achieve optimal care. You will also provide high levels of specialist knowledge, advice, or guidance to other clinicians to support safe and effective consumer-centred care.

We will also see you demonstrate that you can lead/oversee high-performing clinical teams, and provide expert advice on clinical issues as required. You will be required to work collaboratively with consumers, their families and/or significant others and other stakeholders to establish a patient/client focused multidisciplinary management plan, consistent with currently accepted professional standards of practice and evidenced based practice.

The current team comprises of Consultant Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Registrars, Neuro and Clinical Psychology, Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Psychiatric Enrolled Nurses, Social Work, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapist and Psychiatric Service Officer. Biala Unit provides a holistic model of care and is proud to be able to focus on all aspects of general and mental health care.

About You:

  • Demonstrate highly developed oral and written communication skills
  • Recognise issues that may lead to conflict, and constructively address issues as they arise
  • Act to resolve complex issues by achieving common understanding on diverging interests, and mediating conflict situations as necessary
  • Ensure conflict situations are escalated for advice and resolution in line with Monash Health Procedures and values

What you need:

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapist or Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) or equivalent
  • Current General Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) – Occupational Therapy, with no restrictions.

In Return:

  • 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

For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call Maree Yalousi, Nurse Manager on 9265 1150

Monash Health is a great place to work!

In 2022 Monash Health was nominated by LinkedIn as one of the top 25 organisations in Australia to grow your career.Our employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • salary packaging options that increase your take-home pay
  • a comprehensive Health and Wellbeing program
  • free vaccinations
  • private health insurance at discounted rates
  • health imaging services
  • + more

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service and proudly provides healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers.? More than 22,000 of us work at over 40 care locations across south-eastern Melbourne. We recognise 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 and our five iCare values.

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit).For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached?‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date.

Occupational Therapist Grade 3 - Kingston Centre

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Maree Yalousi - 0433 937 645

Occupational Therapist Grade 3 - Kingston Centre