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Occupational Therapist – Mental Health (Graduate)

Organisation : EACH

Location : Melbourne (Narre Warren )

Work type : Full-time

Profession : Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Community Support Services, Mental Health

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : AU$35 - AU$42 per hour + NFP Salary packaging

Application closing date : 30 Nov, 2021

About the role

Who we’re looking for

If you’re a new or upcoming graduate in Occupational Therapy with a completed placement and/or interest in the Mental Health space, then our diverse and welcoming Allied Health team in Narre Warren would love to hear from you!   

You’ll be passionate about providing evidence-based therapeutic interventions to assist clients to achieve their goals in relation to daily living, community life and health & wellbeing. You will bring an eagerness to learn and grow within a community organisation that aims to provide health, hope and opportunity to everyone.  


What you’ll be doing   

No two days will be the same! You will be working within a small team of Mental Health OT’s who provide NDIS outreach therapy to customers in their homes or community in the areas of Casey, Cardinia and Greater Dandenong Regions.    


We offer a unique learning program that is customised to your interests and skill sets. Where you will be given a gradual diverse build-up of caseloads to help you learn and grow with confidence. Bringing your skills and learnings in occupational therapy and mental health within the Social Model of Health, you will deliver community support within a transdisciplinary mental health framework.    

You will be responsible for building relationships, collaborating effectively with clients, families, colleagues, stakeholders and other service providers and communicating well with other professionals, families and the community, as well as clinical administration tasks including report writing for NDIS reviews.   



Who you’ll be working with   

Reporting to the Team Leader/Senior Occupational Therapist you will be well supported clinically in your day to day, as well as being part of an amazing growing cohesive team of Mental Health OT’s and Behaviour Support Practitioners! 

In addition, you will be working with other professionals at Narre Warren within a variety of disciplines, our team is dedicated to giving customers the best possible support.    



What we offer   

EACH offers all staff benefits by offering:     

    • Frequent individual supervision, group supervision and monthly region-wide discipline-specific mentoring.
    • Work arrangements that flex to you  
    • Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience  
    • Opportunities to continuously grow and develop through individualised professional development  
    • Generous Not-for-Profit Salary Packaging of up to $15,900 free income tax per year AND up to $2,650 additional tax-free money to spend towards meals entertainment   
    • Opportunities for internal career progression across QLD, NSW, ACT, and VIC  
    • Opportunity to purchase additional leave and ADO’s 
    • Support through a comprehensive Employee Assistance Program  
    • Novated leasing arrangements  

About the organisation

Organisation Name : EACH

At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.

Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.

How to apply

We want to know why you would like to come work with EACH what you can bring to this role. When you use the link, you will be redirected to the EACH Career Centre to view the Position Description and ‘apply’. Please attach a cover letter with your resume on application.       

If you’d like more information about the position, please contact:

Cara Tellefson, Allied Health Team Leader/Senior Mental Health OT on 0429 988 354 or

Lisa Gort, National NDIS Manager on 0477 746 130.    


Please quote in application: Occupational Therapist – Mental Health (Graduate) via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Community_Services, #Social_and_Support_Work
Sector: #Community_Support_Services, #Mental_Health

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