Occupational Therapist Senior Mental Health Clinician

Monash Health

Job Description

  • Job Title Mental Health


Monash Health is excited to announce a new position in our expanding NDIS Program. The new Senior Occupational Therapist must have experience working with adults with psychosocial disabilities. Experience working with NDIS participants is desirable but not essential.

The Senior Occupational Therapist will join our small team of allied health professionals who work in the NDIS program. They will be offered supervision and mentorship by other Senior Clinicians and have ongoing support from Monash Health's large network of Occupational Therapists.

About Monash Health

About The Role

We are excited to announce a new Senior Occupational Therapy position within our Adult NDIS Program.

In this newly created Senior Clinician position, the successful applicant will work closely with the Adult Program Team Leader and Program manager to ensure the provision of safe and effective care as well as to provide leadership and support to more junior Occupational Therapists within the program.

The caseload will consist of NDIS participants who have psychosocial disabilities. The Senior Clinician will be responsible for completing a range of assessments (standardised and non-standardised), writing reports for the NDIS (including functional capacity assessments and housing reports), and developing and implementing intervention plans to support the participants to achieve their NDIS goals.

This is a full-time ongoing role, working across the Monash Health Cranbourne, Springvale and Pakenham catchment areas. Part-time applicants will be considered for this role.

About You

You have been developing your management and leadership skills or you are an accomplished Senior Occupational Therapist; either way, you are ready to take this next step in your Career. You lead by example, thrive working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and are truly passionate about delivering a high standard of evidence-based care to your NDIS participants. You are an Occupation Based Practitioner who understands the immense impact Occupational Therapy can have on the lives of those we work with. You are an advocate of Monash Health’s Strategic Guiding Principles.

You Are Also:

  • committed to a leadership & mentoring role
  • dedicated to safe best practice & quality care
  • committed to delivering patient centred care & a patient advocacy
  • enthusiastic, compassionate & able to work collaboratively
  • excited to participate in quality improvement activities in our relentless pursuit of excellence
  • What You Need:

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapist or Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) or equivalent
  • Current general registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) – Occupational Therapy, with no restrictions.
  • NDIS Worker Screening clearance
  • Current Victorian driver’s license
  • Well Consolidated clinical experience (Minimum 7 years) 
  • Minimum 4 years experience working with people with complex mental health needs
  • Holds or is progressing towards higher qualification in Occupational Therapy or Disability (Desirable) 
  • Australian working rights
  • What We Offer:

    The full-time position (part-time applicants will be considered) will offer the Senior Clinician:

  • A flexible working environment with a hybrid working onsite and working from home model
  • Flexible working hours
  • Supervision from experienced Senior Occupational Therapists
  • Support from our large Occupational Therapy department
  • Salary packaging to increase your take-home pay
  • Opportunities to be involved in quality activities
  • Achievable billable targets
  • Support to attend relevant professional development, forums & conferences
  • Access to Monash Health in-house learning portals
  • Avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills
  • Mentorship & career guidance
  • A supportive learning environment
  • In addition, you will have access to free onsite staff car parking and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

    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.

    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 only. Email applications will not be considered.

    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);and
  • proof of immunisation.
  • A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

    As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.
    Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. The current orders require evidence of three doses for COVID-19.

    All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza as part of their application. Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement which can be accessed via myGov.

    Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

    Apply NOW to join our NDIS Adult Program at Monash Health!


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