Employment at Great Ocean Road Health

All current positions are listed below.

Allied Health – Occupational Therapist

Part time – 8-16 Hours/week

GORH is currently seeking an AHPRA registered Occupational Therapist for our  Allied Health Team.   The Occupational Therapist is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of the occupational therapy program at Great Ocean Road Health using best practice principles. This involves high quality clinical assessment, treatment and review of acute, residential and community clients and the delivery and implementation of care plans.

For further information please contact Acting Director Community Services, Shelly Pascoe shelly.pascoe@gorh.vic.gov.au

To obtain an Application Pack please contact Human Resources, hr@gorh.vic.gov.au

Applications close 9.00am Tuesday 3rd of August. 2021.

GORH is a child safe workplace and an equal opportunity employer.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA, applications AND CLOSING DATE

Applications close 9.00am Tuesday 13th July 2021.

This position is subject to a satisfactory Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History Check.

GORH is a child safe workplace and an equal opportunity employer.

 

Registered nurse – grade 2 

(Apollo Bay)

Part time and Full time available

Great Ocean Road Health (Apollo Bay) is currently seeking highly motivated Registered Nurses to join the Clinical Care Team. The successful candidates will be committed to the delivery of high quality client focused services and the highest standards of care guided by our values of service and Great Care Framework.

Essential requirements;

  • Current Registration with the NMBA Division 1 [General]
  • A passion for patient centred care and commitment to delivering excellence in clinical care
  • Highly developed assessment and documentation skills.

Desirable requirements;

  • A & E Experience
  • Ability to work rotating night duty with permanent night duty an option for suitable candidates

For further information please contact Director of Nursing, Libby Van Leeuwen libby.vanleeuwen@gorh.vic.gov.au  phone (03) 5237 8500.

To obtain an Application Pack (including a Position Description and application guidelines) please visit www.greatoceanroadhealth.com.au or contact Human Resources hr@gorh.vic.gov.au

Applications close 9.00am Monday 16th  August 2021.

Position is subject to a satisfactory Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History Check, a current Victorian employee

Working with Children Check & participation in GORH’s Immunisation Program.

GORH is a child safe workplace and an equal opportunity employer.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA, applications AND CLOSING DATE

Applications close 9.00am Monday 26th July 2021.

This position is subject to a satisfactory Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History Check.

GORH is a child safe workplace and an equal opportunity employer.

 

Community Care Worker 

Great Ocean Road Health  is seeking to employ Community Care Workers to provide personal care, domestic assistance services and social support to clients in their homes. We are seeking a compassionate, enthusiastic and caring individuals to join the Community Care team.

The position of Community Care Worker requires the following:

  • Current or working towards Certificate III in Individual Support (or equivalent)
  • Apply Advanced First Aid
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Current Drivers Licence.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA, applications AND CLOSING DATE

For further information please contact Manager Allied Health & In Home Support, Shelly Pascoe shelly.pascoe@gorh.vic.gov.au ph (03) 5237 8500.

To obtain an Application Pack (including a Position Description and application guidelines) please visit www.greatoceanroadhealth.com.au or contact Human Resources hr@gorh.vic.gov.au

This position is subject to a satisfactory Nationally Co-ordinated Criminal History Check and current Victorian Employee Working with Children Check.

GORH is a child safe and equal opportunity employer.

General Practitioner – Apollo Bay Medical Centre

Full-time and part-time positions available

POSITION DESCRIPTION

  • Busy and growing, mixed billing clinic – high earning potential
  • Ability to work  part-time or full-time
  • Desirable location on the Great Ocean Road
  • Experience or interest in the provision of supervision for GP Trainees


ROLE

This GPA accredited mixed billing clinic sees 120-160 patients a week, providing care for the local communities as well as a significant tourist population between December and April.

As Apollo Bay Medical Centre is part of Great Ocean Road Health, there is an integrated multidisciplinary approach to care within the health service and a sharing of staff and expertise with Lorne Medical Centre, also part of Great Ocean Road Health. The service is also well supported by specialist regional services from Barwon Health

Participation in the After-Hours Urgent Care on call roster is available.

Support from a Practice Nurse, experienced Administration staff and a Practice Manager, will see you rapidly transition smoothly into the community within this well-established Centre.


PACKAGE

An attractive package will be negotiated with the preferred applicant including:

  • Accommodation
  • Car
  • Relocation allowance
  • Negotiable percentage of billings
  • On call incentives for participation in the on call roster

Other terms are open to negotiation.

 

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA AND CONTACT DETAILS

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Australian GP and Hospital experience preferred
  • AHPRA Registration – general or specialist
  • Accident and emergency skills desirable

 

For more information please contact Sandy Chamberlin, CEO at Great Ocean Road Health,
on (03) 5237 8501 or via email at sandy.chamberlin@gorh.vic.gov.au

All positions are subject to a satisfactory Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and current Victorian employee

Working with Children Check (where applicable).

Great Ocean Road Health is a child safe and equal opportunity employer.

About Apollo Bay Medical Centre

PRACTICE DETAILS

The Apollo Bay Medical Centre is integrated within the Otway Health site, part of Great Ocean Road Health, which includes Urgent Care, Aged Care (20 beds) Acute Care and Community Care. The centre has visiting Allied Health and Specialist services on a regular basis. Pathology services are also on site with a pharmacy located within the community.

Apollo Bay Medical Centre currently has 3 doctors – 1 VR, 2 Registrars and Nurse Practitioners in the Urgent Care.  The Medical Centre consists of 5 consulting rooms with a treatment room.

Current practice hours are Monday to Friday, 8:45 am – 5.45 pm and Saturday 9 am to 12 pm, closed on Sundays.

The main patient health issues impacting on the practice are women’s health, Diabetes, and Chronic Disease Management within the community, with a wide range of clients accessing services during the summer months with an influx of tourists to the region between December and April.

Access to an Allied Health referral network is available through Otway Health with a wide range of services readily accessible.

Lorne and Apollo Bay practices are operating in similar organisation structures with integrated primary care focus. They work together to provide Great Care to the communities along the Great Ocean Road.

About Apollo Bay

THE AREA

Located at the foothills of the Otway’s, Apollo Bay is on Victoria’s scenic coastal route, the Great Ocean Road. A popular tourist destination, Apollo Bay offers both swimming and surf beaches, as well as a large boat harbour and marina that is home to a major fishing fleet.

The rolling green hills of the Otway’s provide a scenic backdrop when viewed from the beach, foreshore and shops.  The beach is a focus for activity all year round whether swimming in the clear water, sea kayaking with local seals, deep-sea fishing, learning to surf, or horse riding along the beach at sunset.

The Great Ocean Walk stretches 104 kms from Apollo Bay to within sight of the magnificent 12 Apostles. Weave through beautiful National Parks, walk deserted beaches and gaze over pristine marine sanctuaries.

Apollo Bay is nestled in the heart of The Otway Ranges, where you’re free to explore and discover waterfalls, Californian Redwoods, glow worm caves and iconic Australian flora and fauna by mountain bike or bush walk.

Apollo Bay has great facilities for young families and a range of community services and activities.

Just 45 minutes from Apollo Bay, Lorne offers a host of activities including swimming, diving, surfing in pristine coastal waters and fantastic deep-sea fishing. Being situated along Australia’s dramatic southern coastline also provides locals and visitors alike with some of the world’s most scenic driving routes.

Click here for further information about Apollo Bay