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Reference Number 49766
Position Title Occupational Therapist
Location Aged Person's Mental Health Program
Award Psych Health ProfessionNDC [77]
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  • Permanent, Part Time, 64 hours per fortnight 
  • Based at Royal Park Campus, Parkville
  • Monday to Friday - Community Position  
  • Occupational Therapist Grade 2

Life With Us:

NorthWestern Mental Health (NWMH) has a multi-disciplinary workforce of over 1,800 clinicians and provides a comprehensive, integrated range of services to people with a serious mental illness in North-Western Melbourne. NWMH is a clinical service of Melbourne Health and operates in partnership with Northern Health and Western Health.


The Aged Persons’ Mental Health Program provides information, support and specialist mental health services to older people aged 65+ years.


A Job to Be Proud Of:

  • Provide clinical mental health support to achieve positive outcomes for older people living in the community
  • Provide an outreach service, and work closely with clients, families, carers and aged care providers, to undertake assessment, treatment and discharge planning
  • Working with consumers during their recovery by offering holistic and evidence based treatment, which is inclusive of family/carers and provided by clinicians with well-developed skills

Your Contribution:

  • Contribute positively to the multidisciplinary team, providing clinical expertise regarding the occupational support needs of consumers
  • Subscribe to the values of the North-Western Mental Health Program and ensure the services are provided within a quality framework
  • Current registration as an Occupational Therapist with AHPRA
  • Relevant experience in a mental health and/or aged care setting, preferably in Aged Persons Mental Health
  • Strong commitment to consumer-focused service delivery
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Sound clinical knowledge and decision making ability

Our Commitment To You:

  • We are a values based organisation, a career with us is a rewarding experience offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement
  • NorthWestern Mental Health boasts a sophisticated learning structure and we pride ourselves on supporting continuing professional development
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff health service, peer support program and Employee Assistance Programs 
  • Recognition of you as both a professional and a whole person

Connect With Us:


Get to know us at www.nwmh.org.au or click ‘Apply Now’.


Melbourne Health is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.



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All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.


Contact Person Leonnie Sim
Contact Number 83872804
Alternate Contact Person Rachel Collins
Alternate Contact Number 92887158
Closing Date 08/10/2019
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