Occupational Therapist Grade 1

Category: General
Wednesday 26 November 2014
Position Description
Closing date for applications: Friday 12th December 2014



An excellent opportunity exists for a Grade 1 Occupational Therapist to join the Allied Health Team on a full time permanent basis at Central Gippsland Health Service. This position offers the opportunity to work with a broad caseload across the hospital and community based settings in a rural health setting.


The desired applicant needs to have the ability to work together and independently in a multidisciplinary team. Experience and or willingness to work in individual and group, inpatient and outpatient caseloads will be highly regarded.


CGHS is the major provider of health and residential aged care services in the Wellington Shire and is an integrated health service providing a wide range of primary health and community support services. Central Gippsland presents a large number of amenities that provide a great lifestyle for all with close access to beaches, parklands and snow. 


CGHS Allied Health Department has a staff establishment of more than 35 effective full time positions, based in a purpose built Rehabilitation facility. The Occupational Therapy Department has 6 full time occupational therapists as well as qualified and experience Allied Health Assistants, and offers a varied and interesting caseload across the acute, community and aged care sectors, including an expanding community and inpatient rehabilitation service. The successful applicant will work with a multi-disciplinary health and community services team who see the client at the centre of their care.


CGHS offers excellent terms and conditions including salary packaging and support to relocate if required.


Mandatory Qualifications/Skills/Competencies

  • Degree qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Victorian Drivers License
  • Clear police check


Commencement date is January 2015.


For further information please contact Mandy Pusmucans Director of Community Services on 5143 8800.


Position Descriptions may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, telephone 5143 8530 or by accessing our website www.cghs.com.au or you can apply at http://careers.vic.gov.au/


Written applications must include:

  • Completed Application for Employment Form
  • Cover letter
  • Statement addressing all Selection Criteria including qualifications, experience and leadership and technical capability requirements as outlined in the position description
  • Current resume detailing previous experience and the names and telephone numbers of two (2) relevant referees


Applications must be received by 5pm on the closing date, addressed to:


HR Support Officer

Central Gippsland Health Service

155 Guthridge Parade


Email: hradmin@cghs.com.au

or you can apply at http://careers.vic.gov.au/

Closing date for applications:  Friday 12th December 2014