Occupational Therapist Grade 1 - Entry Level Program

Melbourne Health

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 4/16/2019



  • Full Time Fixed Term Grade 1 - 24 months 

  • 80 hours per fortnight, including ADO 

  • Based at St Alban's Community Care Unit



Life with Us:



CCU is a 10 unit complex accommodating 20 beds, with 24-hour nursing care support. It provides recovery-focused rehabilitation in a community residential setting, to consumers who typically have multiple and complex needs. The aim is to increase an individual’s psychosocial independence through a variety of person-centred programs to develop daily living skills.



A Job to Be Proud Of:



  • Provide occupational therapy services to consumers residing at St Albans Community Care Unit

  • Contribute positively to the multidisciplinary team

  • Be involved in the provision of occupational therapy assessments and interventions including; functional assessment, sensory modulation, group work, community participation, discharge planning, and community liaison


Your Contribution:



  • Passionate about working with people presenting mental illness you are committed to delivering a standard of quality patient care

  • You enjoy working within a multidisciplinary team within a rehabilitation setting

  • You hold high professional standards, are accountable for your decisions and committed to further developing your career

  • You have a strong assessment, clinical reasoning, problem-solving and prioritisation skills teamed with a willingness to learn

  • You will play a key role in the delivery of Occupational Therapy interventions as well as a Group program and hold a Portfolio along with Case Management of clients


Our Commitment to You:



  • NWMH boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development

  • We are a values-based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement

  • Attractive salary and working conditions including annual and CPD leave, salary sacrifice

  • Challenging and rewarding work

  • Supervision and clinical guidance will be provided by the Grade 2 Occupational Therapist and extensive training and development opportunities will be supported by the North Western Mental Health Entry Level Program for Occupational Therapy


Connect With Us:




Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.

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All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

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http://www.acwajobcentral.com.au/job/12031646