Senior Hand Therapist - Occupational Therapy

Job posted: 12/01/2023
Applications close: 16/04/2023 (Midnight)
16 days remaining

16 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 28901

Reference: 28901

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Senior Hand Therapist - Occupational Therapy

  • Full time opportunity
  • Flexible working arrangements will be considered
  • Demonstrate your leadership and expert clinical skills
  • Grade 3 or 4 - up to $148K p.a. + super + salary packaging

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role
A Full Time position is now available at Eastern Health in the Occupational Therapy Hand Therapy Team. The position offers opportunity to lead an experienced team of Hand Therapy Clinicians and apply excellent clinical skills in acute hand therapy within inpatient and outpatient settings.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Extensive hand therapy clinical experience and recognised as a leader in the field
  • Ability to lead development, implementation and evaluation of models of care, guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the management of acute and chronic and upper limb conditions and commitment to ongoing professional development and specialization.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and leadership experience
  • A strong commitment to high quality care
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead the development of others

The successful applicant will demonstrate professionalism, clinical excellence and consistency of practice in hand therapy. We seek team leaders keen to learn and contribute to health outcomes through participation in quality improvement and evidence based practice activities. Eastern Health supports professional development through supervision, mentoring and professional education.

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health is a child safe organisation, committed to promoting the wellbeing and cultural safety of Aboriginal children, children with disabilities and all children in their diversity.

Eastern Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Senior Hand Therapist - Occupational Therapy

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Rebecca Nicks - (04) 1959 4899

Senior Hand Therapist - Occupational Therapy