Position Details

Reference Number 63673
Position Title Occupational Therapist Grade 3 - Community Mental Health - Cranbourne & Pakenham
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Casey Adult Mental Health
Location Casey Community Health Service - Cranbourne, Cardinia Community Health Service - Pakenham
Position Summary
  • Working in Australia's largest public health service
  • Full-time or Part-time roles available
  • Innovative and recovery-based model of mental health care

Working in Healthcare has never been more important or meaningful.   

Our Journey   

As our services are continuing to expand, we are now seeking two Grade 3 Occupational Therapists to join our teams in Cranbourne and Pakenham on a full time basis. Please note this is a discipline specific role within our Community mental health team. The Casey Area Mental Health Service is led by an innovative and supportive leadership team that seeks to provide an innovative and recovery-based model of mental health care that will continue to develop with our growing community in the Southeast growth corridor. 

Our teams are based in both inpatient and community sites and offer collaborative care to clients within our catchment who are experiencing mental health difficulties. We provide service to the Monash Adult Mental Health Program with comprehensive treatment and support to individuals experiencing complex mental health problems.  We strive to deliver high quality recovery-focused client care as a multi-disciplinary team. Our aim is to promote self-efficacy and independence and social inclusion with all the individuals we support.   

A Day in the Life   

As the Senior Occupational Therapist, you will identify, plan and deliver interventions for consumers' needs as identified by the mental health clinician, consumers, carers and service providers and through their specialist occupational therapy assessment. Working within the multidisciplinary team, you will be accountable for the provision of effective Occupational Therapy services to consumers, carers and the community using assessments and individual and group interventions.    

If appointed, you will have ample opportunity to draw on your knowledge in mental health legislation and policy, as well as your Mental Health clinical experience and skills. Your contact with clients will be at our current Cranbourne or Pakenham site, and in future at our Narre Warren site, as well as in their own accommodation. As part of this role, you will be asked to work within clinical areas at any or our campuses of Monash Health, as required to suit operational requirements.   

To see first-hand what our team of Occupational Therapists think about working at Monash Health, please take a look at the following short video: https://monashhealth.org/careers/allied-health/occupational-therapy/ and please check out our You Tube link below. 

What you will bring:   

  • Excitement to progress your Occupational Therapy career in Mental Health   
  • Enthusiasm, compassion and a collaborative attitude   
  • Dedication to safe best practice and quality care   

What you will need:   

  • Relevant qualifications (aligned to position description)   
  • Demonstrated experience   
  • Current AHPRA registration   
  • Current practicing registration   
  • Valid Driver’s Licence is a requirement for this role   

In joining our team you'll enjoy:   

  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills and knowledge base   
  • Avenues to further develop your leadership and project management skills   
  • Mentorship and career guidance   
  • Support to attend relevant forums and conferences   
  • A supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies   

For a confidential discussion and to explore these opportunities further, please call; Kelly Isle, Manager on 0405 494156.   

How to Apply  

Applications are only accepted that are submitted via the Monash Health online Mercury System (e-recruit). 

For information including how to apply and probity check requirements, please refer to attached ‘Application Guide’ located under Position Documents.   

Please note, applications will be screened upon receipt and selection activity may commence prior to the closing date. 

Selection Criteria B. App Sc (OT), B. Occupational Therapy, or Master of Occupational Therapy

Must be registered under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Community Mental Health experience

Post graduate qualification in mental health/ Drug and alcohol.
Contact Person
Nita Mahbubani Acting Manager 0427103416
Advertising Closing 26/12/2023
Position Documents
OT Grade 3 CCT 1. OT Grade 3 Casey Area Mental Health23.docx
Application Guide Application Guide July 2023.pdf
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