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Senior Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy

Job posted: 21/06/2022
Applications close: 16/08/2022 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 27426

Reference: 27426

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Senior Occupational Therapist (Hand Therapy)



  • Permanent Part Time (32 hours a week)

  • Based at Box Hill Hospital

  • Leadership and service development opportunities in hand therapy, occupational therapy and surgery program


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


Eastern Health’s Occupational Therapy Service is committed to providing high quality, evidence-based care for our patients, whilst supporting our staff to develop their clinical skills and advance their careers.


If you have extensive clinical experience in hand therapy and enjoy working in outpatient clinics, then this role will appeal to you.


About you 


To be successful in this role you will possess:



  • Demonstrated clinical expertise and leadership in Hand Therapy.

  • Demonstrated best practice in client assessment and intervention, including evidence of advanced clinical skills and client centred practice in Hand Therapy.

  • A clear understanding of Occupational Therapy Service strategic priorities within a large, healthcare network.

  • Well-developed leadership skills, including the ability to undertake professional supervision and promote professional competence of other Occupational Therapy staff.

  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and modify service delivery to foster innovation and evidence-based practice.

  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to the principles of continuous quality improvement and clinical research.

  • Sound understanding of change management methodology.

  • Effective project management skills.

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills to promote teamwork, and a proven ability to relate effectively to people at all levels of the organisation.


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 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 Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Annette Leong - (61) 4665 8951

Senior Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy