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Occupational Therapy - Locum Bank and Weekend

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 30/06/2022 (Midnight)
34 days remaining

34 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 49578

Reference: 49578

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Are you a dedicated and dynamic Occupational Therapist with a passion for OT service delivery? We currently have casual positions (ongoing) available across our weekend services, as well as several short-term and long-term locum positions available in our dynamic and supportive teams.


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


We are looking for flexible, motivated and experienced Grade 2 clinicians to join our Occupational Therapy services. You will work collaboratively with inclusive and passionate occupational therapy and allied health staff to provide excellent, evidence-based care for patients and their families/carers across a wide range of clinical areas, dependent on your skill, expertise and area of interest.


In Allied Health, we have active professional development and supervision programmes and pride ourselves in providing client-centred and team-based interventions. Staff say our Occupational Therapy department is friendly, supportive and proactive. We aim to provide you with a career path full of opportunities and professional satisfaction.


What we’re looking for in You


Experienced Occupational Therapist with clinical expertise in acute, subacute, paediatric, mental health or community settings. You will have the opportunity to work alongside other experienced and team-focused clinicians in occupational therapy and allied health. The successful candidate will:



  • Demonstrate leadership qualities within OT and multidisciplinary teams

  • Implement clear communication and advocate for best care for the patient

  • Engage patients in the participation of their treatment journey

  • Acknowledge responsibility for own learning

  • Collaborate with others in the development of department resources and research pursuits

  • Routinely uphold the Monash Health iCare values


What You Need:



  • At least 2 years experience providing high quality clinical occupational therapy service to patients in the inpatient setting;

  • Passion for enhancing patient experiences and facilitation of occupational performance;

  • Demonstrated skill in teaching, supervision and promoting the growth and development of staff; 

  • An aptitude for ongoing learning and personal professional development; 

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; 

  • A keen interest in evidence-based practice, clinical inquiry, research and service improvement.  


Eligibility for membership of relevant professional association and current Occupational Therapy AHPRA registration are requirement for this role.


Monash Health will offer


In return, this role is a fantastic opportunity to join a large tertiary health network, and an Occupational Therapy professional group dedicated to excellence in healthcare, positive patient experiences, staff development and a culture of evidence-based practice. You will receive regular quality operational, clinical and professional supervision and have access to a wide variety of professional development opportunities. There are opportunities to lead/participate in research at profession and team levels. Salary packaging benefits are also available. In addition, you’lal benefit from salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take home pay, and access to an onsite gym.


What you need to know


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.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview

Occupational Therapy - Locum Bank and Weekend

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Contact:

Sarah Brown - 0404031028

Occupational Therapy - Locum Bank and Weekend