Key Clinician / Occupational Therapist

Job posted: 07/11/2022
Applications close: 13/12/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan, Various

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 67048

Reference: 67048

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan, Various

Occupational Therapist / Key Clinician

Aged Psychiatry Assessment and Treatment Team (APATT)

  • Join APATT and positively impact the lives of Older People
  • Full-time position until April 2023, working Monday-Friday
  • Monthly accrued day off!
  • Based at Royal Park Campus in Parkville, close to public transport and onsite parking

Your new team:

  • We are a dynamic, thoughtful multidisciplinary team who strive to provide the highest quality mental health care to the people we work with, their families and significant others
  • We work primarily with adults over the age of 65years in their homes via an outreach model of care, providing them with support along their recovery journey
  • We enjoy a collaborative and respectful working environment where clinicians are encouraged to share clinical judgements, discipline specific opinions and participate actively in treatment planning with the medical staff
  • We offer a wide range of therapeutic interventions to people including supportive psychotherapy, anxiety management, family work, medication administration and safety planning

Your new role:

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of mental health needs for older adults and how to best meet these needs via a variety of interventions
  • Negotiate and collaborate effectively at all levels
  • Work well in small teams and autonomously once oriented to the role
  • Prioritise risk and attend to crises appropriately

About You:

  • Previous experience working as a mental health clinician in either a community or inpatient setting
  • Have a good understanding of the issues faced by older adults with a mental illness
  • Proven ability to undertake a range of biopsychosocial interventions with consumers
  • Passionate about consumer care and have the capacity to engage well with disenfranchised people as well as those actively seeking support

Benefit of working with us:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging, onsite car parking and, close to public transport.

The RMH is 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.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

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) and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine (mandatory for all clinical and or patient facing roles) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination

Key Clinician / Occupational Therapist

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Casey Schmidt - 83872804

Key Clinician / Occupational Therapist