Occupational Therapist (Grade 1/2)



Be recognised - Join a large, supportive team working with state of the art equipment. Be challenged - Expand your skills in acute, subacute care and work with a dynamic multidisciplinary team Be rewarded - Gain satisfaction from the positive difference that our care makes to members of our community Be your best - Grow and develop your talents and capabilities with Barwon Health’s commitment to professional development Be the heart of Barwon Health Join Geelong’s largest employer - we offer career advancement, attractive employee benefits along with a great sea-side location About Barwon Health Barwon Health serves a geographically dispersed population through two major sites with 1016 beds and over 21 sites stretching from Geelong to Anglesea, Colac, Werribee and Bellarine Peninsula. Health services available through Barwon Health cover the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care.

Take advantage of the benefits that come with working in a progressive health service. About the University Geelong Hospital and McKellar Centre The University Hospital Geelong has 406 beds and provides a full suite of medical and surgical services, including cardiothoracic surgery and is one of the busiest hospitals in the state. Occupational Therapists work primarily on the general medical and surgical wards, neurology, orthopaedics and oncology wards, short stay unit, Emergency Department and with hand therapy outpatients.

Barwon Health has an extensive building projects occurring with additional acute beds, an integrated cancer project, redevelopment of library, education and research facilities and a northern suburbs urgent care, specialist consultation services development. Barwon Health’s McKellar Centre located only minutes from the centre of Geelong. It is situated on a vibrant community asset with parkland surrounds.

The centre offers a range of rehabilitation services that enable people to make a dynamic recovery. It is a 100 bed inpatient facility offering rehabilitation in palliative care, geriatric evaluation and management, stroke, trauma, orthopaedic and amputee service. We have state-of-the-art facilities in regard to assistive technology and education facilities.

About the role We are seeking applications from experienced Grade 1 Grade 2 Occupational Therapists who are interested in working casually. The positions could be in acute and/or subacute care, depending on your experience and interest. Ideally we are looking for Occupational Therapists available to work during the week and in short term contracts.

You will be part of a large Occupational Therapy community of over 100 staff. Comprehensive orientation will be provided, access to professional development is available and the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical is encouraged. You may supervision rotational Grade 1 Occupational Therapists and have access to Allied Health Assistants.


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9 Dec 2019


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