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Occupational Therapist G2

Job posted: 21/02/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan, Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 41484

Reference: 41484

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan, Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.


An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Grade 2, Occupational Therapist to join our Health Independance Program (HIP), Community Rehabilitation Service (CRS)/Better@Home-subacute


The Grade 2 Occupational Therapist will work as a member of either the HIP Community Rehabilitation Services Team or Better@Home Sub acute, an interdisciplinary team of allied health professionals providing therapy to clients receiving home based and centre based services.  The work will involve occupational therapy assessment and management of clients at home, in the centre or in the community to optimise or maintain independence and functional capacity.


To be successful in this role you must demonstrate/Key responsibilities will include:



  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) or an equivalent qualification from a WFOT approved school.

  • Current National Registration as an Occupational Therapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

  • Evidence of a current Victorian Driver’s Licence and willingness to drive for work related activities.

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention, predominantly in the area of rehabilitation, eg. Neurological, Musculoskeletal and Aged Care Rehabilitation.

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate with clients, their families, the clinical team and other hospital and community based health professionals.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of health, disability, adjustment issues and group dynamics for a diverse group of rehabilitation clients, their families and significant others.


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.


Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Occupational Therapist G2

Job type:

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Contact:

Sheridan Oakey - (03) 9496 4124
Cath Byrne - (04) 1070 2010

Occupational Therapist G2