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Occupational Therapist Grade 2

Melbourne Metro, VIC

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Salary not specified

Occupational Therapist

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

  • Occupational TherapistGrade 2, acute

  • Full-time, on-going

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

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced occupational therapist to join the multidisciplinary team (MDT) at Casey or Dandenong Hospital servicing a busy caseload in the acute stream.

The Occupational Therapist is a leader on the wards and is an integral part of the supportive MDT that conducts high quality assessments and intervention helping achieve prompt discharges. Occupational Performance assessment and intervention is at the core of what we provide to patients to ensure robust discharges. This position requires highly developed communication and teamwork skills and an ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Your clinical leadership will extend to supervising Grade 1 occupational therapists and students, guiding them in their early career steps. You will support the Senior Clinician of the surgical stream in evaluating and developing processes for the occupational therapy department and the acute stream and contribute to evidence-based interventions within our services.

What we’re looking for in You:

AHPRA registered Occupational Therapist with experience in bed-based acute service provision.

The successful candidate will-:

  • Have demonstrated experience in managing an acute caseload

  • 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

Monash Health will offer:

  • salary packaging

  • friendly and supportive culture

  • opportunity to experience various teams

  • on-going supervision and professional development

How to Apply

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 -

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.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will bemade.

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

In accordance with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.

All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 as part of their application.The only evidence which is acceptable is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement, which can be accessed via myGov. Please note that a copy of your Digital Certificate is not acceptable evidence.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Job Ad Reference 51440
Date Listed 14 January 2022
ContactLauren Paull