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Graduate Occupational Therapist & Physiotherapist (Grampians)

  • Ararat, VIC, Australia, 3377
  • Ballarat, VIC, Australia, 3350
  • Various Locations, VIC, Australia
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Perfect opportunity for a Graduate OT & Physiotherapist within At-Home Aged Care 
  • Full-time position within the Grampians region (Ballarat and Ararat)
  • Salary Packaging + WFH flexibility + Car + Workphone + Surface Pro
About VMCH
We know you are spoilt for choice in the vibrant Allied Health marketspace, but here are just a few reasons why VMCH (Villa Maria Catholic Homes) is the perfect workplace for you:  
  • Our values underpin the work we do – Compassion, Respect and Inclusion aren’t just words to us, they guide us in everything we do
  • Our services are as diverse as the people we support
  • We’re a community of people who share a common goal – a commitment to empowering and enabling people to reach their full potential
  • We offer a range of benefits to ensure your career at VMCH is fulfilling and rewarding. Benefits include; $15,900 salary packaging, additional $2,650 meal / entertainment benefits, paid parental leave, Employee Assistance Program and our Praise Program where we recognise and reward the terrific work of our staff
Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at what our staff are saying:
About the role
VMCH is seeking Graduate Occupational Therapists (OT) and Graduate Physiotherapist to join our multi-disciplinary team within the At-home Aged Care program. This full-time ongoing position is perfect for a confident and positive graduate who wants to join an organisation who lives by their strong values to help strengthen our community.   
As a VMCH OT and physiotherapist you will provide allied health support to our clients within the Grampians Region of Victoria; you will be based in Ballarat and travel around the region as required. You will adopt an approach to working with clients that is goal orientated and one of wellness, reablement and capacity building which involves working with clients and their support networks to maximise their independence and quality of life. More specifically, you will:
  • Provide high quality and person centred OT and Physio services including assessment and development of comprehensive goal oriented treatment and care plans, home assessment, equipment prescription and report writing
  • Complete thorough functional assessments including identification of appropriate accommodation settings or complex home modifications required for clients to live in a safe and supportive environment
  • Demonstrate a range of intervention and therapy strategies to address needs that relate to activities of daily living, functional performance, fine motor skills, motor planning, sensory processing, perceptual motor handling and positive behaviour support
  • Provide therapy supports in the clients chosen environment including their homes and / or specialist accommodation
This is a wonderful opportunity for a recent Physiotherapist and OT graduate who is looking to kick-start their career within the Allied Health space. 
Skills & Experience
  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy and / or Physiotherapy with current AHPRA registration
  • Sound theoretical and demonstrated knowledge of a broad range of complex conditions that may impact people with a disability, the aged and their carers 
  • Knowledge and skill in the assessment, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic plans and services for the elderly
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as working independently, including office based or remote off-site location
  • A current NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • A current Victorian drivers license
  • Evidence of 2022 Flu Vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination (including 3rd booster vaccination)
About us
VMCH are a Catholic not-for-profit organisation, providing services including affordable housing, residential aged care, retirement living, community and disability services and specialist education to 7,600 people across Victoria. We operate in over 50 locations, have 2,600+ employees and over 600 volunteers maintaining our 24/7 service to vulnerable people across Victoria.


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