Occupational Therapist - Senior Mental Health Clinician - Homeless Team

Job posted: 08/03/2023
Applications close: 19/04/2023 (Midnight)
19 days remaining

19 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 69679

Reference: 69679

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Senior Occupational Therapist 

Mental Health Key Clinician Homeless Team

  • Part-Time OT position - Working 72 hours per fortnight
  • Based in Melbourne CBD - Mental Health Homeless Team
  • Fantastic opportunity to provide Community Assertive Outreach services within the Inner West Area Mental Health Service (IWAMHS)

Life With Us:

  • Our Community team provides care to consumers living in the CBD and Inner Melbourne
  • We apply an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) model of care, which is characterized by lower caseloads, community-based treatment, a team based approach and high intensity of care.
  • As an experienced Occupational Therapist, you will provide a strengths-based and  personalised model of care to increase consumers well-being and functioning.

Your new role:

  • Provide support, leadership, oversight from and Occupational Therapy perspective and contribute to the multi-disciplinary team
  • Support and guide our Entry Level Program Occupational Therapist in the team
  • Develop and apply Occupational Therapy interventions suitable for our consumer cohort that will assist with their recovery and apply to personalising NDIS supports and thorough assessments
  • Scope for involvement in facilitating group program interventions relevant to building daily function, capacity and wellbeing through increased levels of personalised participation

About you:

  • Interested in working with homeless consumers directly in the community via assertive outreach
  • Ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Hold current registration with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated expertise relating to Occupational Therapy specific work

Benefit of working with Us

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals
  • Salary packaging, well serviced by public transport
  • Rotating roster including weekend and after hours work available

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 via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. 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.

Please note: recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable applications are received. Advertising may cease prior to the closing date.

Occupational Therapist - Senior Mental Health Clinician - Homeless Team

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Trevor Carlisle - 0417387619
Michaela Walker - 0417398061

Occupational Therapist - Senior Mental Health Clinician - Homeless Team