Grade 2 Occupational Therapist

Job posted: 01/02/2023
Applications close: 28/03/2023 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 68051

Reference: 68051

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Occupational Therapist Grade 2

  • Fixed term full time in Medical Stream until March 2024
  • Provide excellent clinical assessment and therapy for patients in the acute hospital wards
  • Join our supportive and collaborative Occupational Therapy team
  • Based at the Royal Melbourne Hospital City Campus

An opportunity exists for a grade 2 Occupational Therapist to join the Occupational Therapy team at Royal Melbourne Hospital within the acute general medicine stream. This team provides clinical services to a wide range of clients who have a variety of medical conditions.  This role is full time and will provide clinical assessment, intervention and discharge planning. The role is supported by a grade 4 full time medical stream leader, OT research leader, OT workforce manager and the OT manager.

Your new role:

  • Provide excellent, evidence based and patient centred care including assessment, intervention and discharge planning for patients in the sub-acute hospital wards.
  • Supervise and educate junior occupational therapists, allied health assistants and occupational therapy students.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication strategies with patients, relatives, staff and relevant services in order to provide appropriate services, information and leadership.
  • Actively lead and participate in Allied Health quality improvement initiatives and research.

About you:

  • You have hospital experience with a collaborative working style.
  • You have excellent communication skills and a passion for continued professional development for yourself and others.
  • You are an AHPRA registered Occupational Therapist dedicated to providing evidence based practice.
  • You value working with supportive and dedicated Occupational Therapists and multidisciplinary teams.
  • You have effective time management and prioritisation skills.

Benefit of working with The Royal Melbourne Hospital:

  • Close proximity to excellent cafes and eateries and the University of Melbourne.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.
  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for Full Time staff (that’s an additional day off every month!), onsite car parking, close to public transport.
  • Weekend workers may be able to access an additional week of annual leave as per EBA.

The RMH stands in solidarity with First Nations people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities, and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.


Apply now! Recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable candidates are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.

For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check, and where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19.   

Grade 2 Occupational Therapist

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Felicity Morrow - 0417150183
Eloise Thompson - 0438599265

Grade 2 Occupational Therapist