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May

Occupational Therapist

West Gippsland Healthcare Group - Warragul, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Occupational Therapy Team

Permanent -Part Time, 31 hours per fortnight

Grade 3 – Senior Clinician

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Occupational Therapy Department at West Gippsland Healthcare Group in the role of a Grade 3 Occupational Therapist.

We are seeking an experienced and motivated Occupational Therapist to work with our team in this Senior Occupational Therapy role.

Reporting to the Occupational Therapy Manager, you will work within a motivated, dedicated and supportive team to provide clinical leadership, supervision, support and professional development to staff and students within the acute and subacute areas, and contribute to the on-going development of the hospital’s Occupational Therapy and Allied Health services. The Senior Clinician will also be responsible for providing clinical services to acute areas and as part of a multidisciplinary team. Initiating, leading and undertaking quality activities and portfolios are key components of the role and assuming management duties as required by the Occupational Therapy Manager.

Further information is contained in the Position Description

Our Preferred Candidate Will Have

  • Degree / Masters in Occupational Therapy
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) – Occupational Therapy Board.
  • Demonstrated high level of knowledge, skills and at least 7 years’ experience in the provision of occupational therapy clinical services
  • High level of interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills
  • A strong commitment to high quality, evidence based care
  • Experience in supervising staff and students
  • Commitment to continuing professional education and quality improvement
  • Current Victorian Driver Licence
The Following Experience/qualifications Would Be Considered Advantageous
  • Member of the Australian Occupational Therapy Association or equivalent and relevant Special Interest Group(s)
  • Clinical experience in the areas of acute / subacute care
  • Participation in research / quality improvement activities
  • Evidence of leadership skills
About Our Organisation

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a customer focused health organisation providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to 45,000 people in the rural, urban residential, agricultural and industrial areas located within the Baw Baw Shire and beyond. The administrative headquarters are located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul, approximately 100kms east of Melbourne.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, a National Police Record Clearance and a current Employee Working with Children Check. All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments.

Further Details And How To Apply

Applications must be submitted via our recruitment portal (wghg.mercury.com.au) and must include a current CV, response to the selection criteria and a covering letter. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide at least 2 professional referees. If you have any further queries, please contact:

Sue Aberdeen, Occupational Therapy Manager, 03 56230642, sue.aberdeen@wghg.com.au

Applications close on Monday 14th June 2021

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As an inclusive employer, committed to improving diversity and equity in our workforce, we encourage applications from all parts of our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTI people, and people with lived experience of disability.

As a Child Safe organisation, West Gippsland Healthcare Group promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

Warragul, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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