Grade 2 Occupational Therapist

Job posted: 13/02/2023
Applications close: 28/03/2023 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 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: 68238

Reference: 68238

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan


Occupational Therapist Grade 2

  • Full time ongoing position
  • Provide excellent clinical assessment and therapy for patients
  • Join our supportive and collaborative Occupational Therapy team
  • May be based across both the Royal Melbourne Hospital City Campus and Royal Park Campus

An opportunity exists for a Grade 2 Occupational Therapist to join the Occupational Therapy team at Royal Melbourne Hospital. The Grade 2 Occupational Therapist provides quality care to clients through competent clinical skills, effective communication, and active participation within a multidisciplinary team environment. The Occupational Therapy team consists of over 50 staff members who work across the City and Royal Park Campuses in acute, sub-acute and community based services across a range of specialties. The team is a cohesive group of professionals who support and encourage professional development and career growth. The Occupational Therapy (OT) department is aligned with the broader Allied Health service. The role is supported by OT senior clinicians, Grade 4 clinical 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 across acute, sub-acute and community areas.
  • 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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 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