Position Details
Reference Number 49580
Position Title Occupational Therapist
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Aged and Community Care Cssey Cardinia
Location Casey Community Health Service - Cranbourne
Position Summary

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.

About Monash

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.

Monash Health Community’s guiding principle is contemporary person-centered care and proactively supports our community to improve and maintain health, independence and wellbeing by coordinating and providing care across multiple settings while supporting clients to live their best lives.  The Aged and Community Care Program consist of a multi-disciplinary team providing an interdisciplinary service to support frail older people, younger people with disabilities and their carers.  The program aims to keep the client independent within their community, proactively promoting health and independence, and self-management whilst assisting with timely interventions to prevent deterioration of the condition, and admission to hospital and or residential care.

About the Role

Monash Health Community, Aged & Community Care Team is seeking a full time Occupational Therapist (Grade 2) to work mainly with the Casey and Cardinia team, however have flexibility to work across Community and various sites.  This is your chance to experience the community sector. If variation, job satisfaction and feeling that sense of achievement are important to you, this is a role you must consider. You will be taking your place in a closely knit team prepared to support you as required.

The Occupational Therapist works collaboratively within the team to deliver home based services to individuals and families in their home. The primary focus is on assisting the individual to maintain their health, wellbeing and independence.

Monash Health will offer:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Friendly and supportive culture
  • Opportunity to experience various teams
  • On-going supervision and professional development
  • Discounted banking (BankVic)

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 – e-mail applications will not be considered.  Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.

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)
  • proof of immunisation.

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

Selection Criteria At least 2 years of relevant professional practice in working with older people and younger adults with disabilities and the frail aged, including but limited to, those with neurological, orthopaedic conditions

Experience of working in Community Health or a community setting

Commitment to working within a team with demonstrable understanding of the importance of effective communication with, and accountability to, the team.

Demonstrated skills in assessment, care planning, service provision and the ability to function both independently and within a multidisciplinary team.
Contact Person
Sian Murray Program Manager 59906789
James Van Elewoud Team Leader 59906789
Advertising Closing 30/09/2021
Position Documents
Position Description Occupational Therapist G2 2021.docx
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