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Occupational Therapist (Graduate) - Immediate Start

  • Exciting Graduate Occupational Therapist opportunity
  • Full-time 12 month contract
  • NFP salary packaging available (up to $15,900/annum)

Your New Organisation

DPV Health is a leading healthcare services provider operating out of Melbourne’s northern growth corridor. Our professional staff deliver a wide variety of clinical, community health and wellbeing services.

At DPV Health we pride ourselves on being inclusive and celebrating the diversity of all people within our communities. We are passionate about helping to support people to lead happy healthy lives. We are dedicated to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, disability, LGBTIQ, and newly arrived communities.

A little about the role

As an Occupational Therapist at DPV Health you will be part of a dynamic team, providing client centred care, with a high standard of clinical service to members of our community.   You will strive to enable clients to achieve their Occupational Performance goals as directed by their client directed care plans.  

As a DPV Health Graduate Occupational Therapist, you'll be involved in:

  • Working with clients to achieve their functional goals
  • Maintaining current evidence based practice
  • Being a committed and active team member.
  • 1 – 2 days supervised Hand Therapy
  • Attendance and contribution with Complex Wheelchair and Seating Clinic – learning to write reports and co -ordinate with equipment reps etc follow up contacts.  Organising appointments.
  • Gaining skills and experience with triaging referrals to the Occupational Therapy service
  • Participation with the organising and planning of groups. Groups include; Let’s Talk Dementia; Living Well With Pain; Hand Therapy Groups
  • Attending home visits in an observational capacity –to develop documentation skills for the home visits, completing Occupational Therapy assessments, organising trials, equipment reps, writing notes, reports, SWEP applications. Deliver equipment.

About you

You will ideally have: 

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) or equivalent.
  • AHPRA Registration as an Occupational Therapist.
  • You will be eligible for credentialing with SWEP
  • Desired: Experience working within the community setting with clients who are aged, have disabilities and/or chronic conditions.

About the perks

  • Salary Packaging – part of your wage is paid tax free each pay, saving thousands in tax each year!
  • Work-Life Balance – we understand that work-life balance is important and accommodate flexibility for team members wherever possible.
  • Health and Wellbeing – we promote health and wellbeing for our people, just like we would for the communities we serve. We provide flu vaccinations on site and free, confidential counselling services are available just to name a few.
  • Professional Development – with access to modern, digital eLearning you’ll have flexibility of course timing with access to shorter, more customized content. Accompanied by face to face training, your continual professional development is always top of our priority list.

The fine print

  • Applications close 11 August 2021
  • Full drivers' license and travel between sites required

If this role sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Click Apply now!  

For more information, please contact Kim Manderson on: [email protected] or, ph: 0428 346 509

Appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, Working with Children Check and NDIS Clearance Check. All candidates must have the right to work in Australia.

DPV Health is committed to Equal Opportunity, ethical practice and the principles of cultural diversity and social inclusion. We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Enquiries: Kim Manderson
Ph: 0428346509

To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button below.

Closed 4 months ago
Closed 4 months ago
  • Job type:Entry Level Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Health, Physio and Occupational Therapy

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

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  • Locations:

    Melbourne

  • Closing Date:28th Jul 2021, 1:59 pm

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