Occupational Therapists - Grade One or Two (As per award)

Job posted: 03/06/2022
Applications close: 28/08/2022 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Job type: Other

Organisation: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1634995

Reference: VG/BRHS/CSS/1634995

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Based in a beautiful part of Victoria, working for BRHS will enable you to pursue your profession and have a fantastic work/life balance. You will experience a relaxed lifestyle in a clean, green and beautiful area with significant natural and ecological advantages. With the Gippsland lakes and beaches, national parks and snowfields on your doorstep, this will be the best move you ever made!

STATUS:              Ongoing and Fixed Term Parental Leave Relief contracts available

HOURS:               Full & Part Time (hours negotiable)

We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our growing public health service and further develop your skills within a supportive environment.  This is a rare chance to receive additional financial benefits and relocation support to assist your move to beautiful East Gippsland where you will enjoy an amazing work/life balance.

Employer sponsorship offered for international candidates.

The Position:

This role will deliver Occupational Therapy for clients that promotes, maintains and assists recovery and independence in all aspects of daily living, at home, work, and in the community. This role will have a primary focus on services to inpatient consumers of Bairnsdale Regional Health Service in acute or rehabilitation and Geriatric Evaluation Management (GEM) clients. Our Occupational Therapy team comprises a Team Leader, Grade One and Two Therapists and is supported by a team of Allied Health Assistants.  We have a close-knit team who offer a supportive, social and fun environment, which will provide you with a great transition to BRHS. 

What you need:

  • A tertiary degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Sound knowledge and experience in one or more of the areas of acute inpatients and inpatient rehabilitation/GEM or community/outpatient rehabilitation.
  • Ability to provide patient centred care and goal focused interventions in Occupational Therapy in an inpatient environment.
  • Pro-active, clear and concise communication skills which promote service and client interests.
  • Ability to participate as an effective and collaborative member of a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of patient care, contributing to care coordination and discharge planning.


Why should you Apply?

  • Up 12 Months accommodation support for ongoing and fixed term positions
  • Generous professional development support ($2000 offered in first 12 months)
  • Up to $1000 reimbursement of relocation costs
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including meals and entertainment and novated leasing
  • Interesting and diverse role offering a range of growth opportunities to progress your career
  • Enjoy great team comradeship as part of our close-knit Allied Health team
  • Be part of a professional organisation committed to the delivery of quality, person centred care
  • Enjoy providing continuity of care and greater community connection in our smaller hospital
  • Relaxed regional living near the Gippsland Lakes, 90 mile beach, high country & snowfields - paradise if you are an outdoor adventurer!
  • Gain hours back in your day and a reduction in living costs living in a beautiful regional area of Victoria



For more information on the role and BRHS contact: Emma Sanford, Occupational Therapy Team Leader on 03 5150 3388 or emma.sanford@brhs.com.au

No application closing date applies for this vacancy.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume including two recent referees and response to the full key selection criteria as listed in the position description and be submitted by selecting “Apply Now”.

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Occupational Therapists - Grade One or Two  (As per award)

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As per award


Emma Sanford, Occupational Therapy Team Leader | 03 5150 3388

Occupational Therapists - Grade One or Two  (As per award)