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Paediatric Grade 2 Occupational Therapist

Job posted: 19/07/2021
Applications close: 26/07/2021 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 41879

Reference: 41879

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Applications are invited for a Paediatric Grade 2 Occupational Therapist on a temporary part-time basis (0.5EFT).  The successful applicant will have experience in the assessment and management of neonates and children under 2yrs of age.  Experience in Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis will be favourably considered.  Working within supportive, dynamic OT and multidisciplinary teams, this role includes supervision of students, department committee membership, and active participation and leadership in quality projects. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent clinical, leadership, communication and time management skills, and commitment to occupation based practice and ongoing professional development.


To be Successful in this Role you:



  • will be registered as an Occupational Therapist with AHPRA

  • have a current Victorian driver’s licence

  • have a current working with children employee clearance

  • demonstrate commitment to provision of occupation-based client centred occupational therapy practice

  • have extensive knowledge and experience in relevant clinical areas 

  • have strong collaboration skills

  • have experience working in multidisciplinary teams

  • demonstrate consolidated clinical leadership skills

  • demonstrate a commitment to service improvement initiatives


About Us


Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.


Western Health comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.


Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:



  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance


Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.


Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Paediatric Grade 2 Occupational Therapist

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Contact:

Matthew Thorpe - 0466169841

Paediatric Grade 2 Occupational Therapist