Occupational Therapist (As Per Award)

Kyabram and District Health Services

Shepparton East, VIC

Posted 8/2/2020

Kyabram District Health Service (KDHS) is in northern Victoria, just over 2 hours drive from Melbourne with proximity to snowfields, Murray and Goulburn rivers and lakes, and wineries. Located In the “food bowl” of Victoria, we enjoy affordable housing, quality shopping and services, excellent educational facilities, glorious weather, great lifestyle and the sports and attractions of a regional centre.

KDHS is a fully accredited public health service providing medical and surgical services, perioperative services, residential aged care, renal dialysis, oncology as well as primary and allied health services to the district.

Some of the great staff benefits offered at KDHS include:


  • Supportive and team focused work environment
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Dining Room including free morning and afternoon tea
  • Social Club
  • On-site free car parking
  • Professional development support
  • Comprehensive orientation
  • Salary packaging
  • Occupational Therapist

    Fixed Term

     Grade 2 Full Time – Maternity Leave contract ending September 2021

    About Kyabram Health

    Kyabram District Health Service is a fully accredited public health service providing medical and surgical services, perioperative services, residential aged care, renal dialysis, oncology as well as primary and allied health services to the district. Our purpose is Healthy Community, Best Care.

    Kyabram District Health Service (KDHS) is in northern Victoria, just over 2 hours' drive from Melbourne with proximity to Murray and Goulburn rivers and lakes, and wineries. Kyabram is located just 30 minutes' drive from large regional centres of Shepparton and Echuca. Located in the “food bowl” of Victoria, we enjoy affordable housing, quality shopping and services, excellent educational facilities, glorious weather, great lifestyle and the sports and attractions of a regional centre.

    About the Role

    Kyabram District Health Service are currently seeking an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our allied health team for a full time maternity leave contract. This is an opportunity to experience the NDIS sector as part of a supportive and highly collaborative multidisciplinary team.You will have demonstrated clinical experience and efficiency in caseload management. Ideally you will have experience working with children with disabilities and an understanding of the NDIS therapies and implications on services/clients.Services are provided to families in their unique and natural environment and therefore the OT may provide services within the home, kindergarten, child-care, centre based or school. At times the OT may be required to conduct group activities and convene parent and community information sessions as requested.

     We can offer

    • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
    • Opportunity to work closely in a supportive multidisciplinary team
    • Generous professional development opportunities
    • Ongoing mentoring, supervision and clinical support as required
    • Professional development grants available through RWAV for eligible candidates
    • Short term accommodation available
    • Generous salary packaging
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Flexible working hours

    If you have demonstrated relevant Occupational Therapy experience and eager to work with a diverse workload as a member of a pro-active and supportive multidisciplinary team, please contact us and submit your application.

    Enquiries: Ashley Watson – Primary Health Manager - Phone 03585 70238

     For further information or to apply online please visit our website www.kyhealth.org.au Employment, View current vacancies. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged. If you experience difficulties please email hr@kyhealth.org.au

    Applications close: 9th August 2020

     Kyabram District Health Service operates on the land of traditional owners, the Yorta Yorta people. We acknowledge their history and Elders, past present and emerging.

To view and apply for this job on the web visit:

https://www.agedcarejobsaustralia.com.au/job/13986188