Senior Occupational Therapist (OT3) Community Mental Health

Job posted: 05/02/2024
Applications close: 26/02/2024 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 74578

Reference: 74578

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Senior Occupational Therapist (OT3)

Waratah Clinic – RMH Older Adult Mental Health Program (Inner West Area Mental Health)

  • Full Time 1.0EFT permanent position. Potential to Work a Rotating Roster
  • Seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist for a community based role in the specialised field of Older Adult Mental Health
  • Exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team in delivering high quality, consumer focused mental health service to the community

About Inner West Area Mental Health Services (IWAMHS):

IWAMHS has an exciting opportunity for developing clinicians to deliver excellent interventions and provide community based mental health service. IWAMHS has a strong team culture and values the development of its workforce. Based in Moonee Ponds, this role is an opportunity to develop skills and experience and contribute to the growth of mental health services in the community.

Your new role:

  • Provide psychiatric assessment and treatment formulation within the Older Adult Mental Health Program, in consultation with the Consultant Psychiatrist, clinical and medical team
  • Develop and implement comprehensive recovery and treatment plans in collaboration with consumers and their family and carers
  • Deliver evidence based treatment and interventions that support older adults with complex mental health and ageing related needs, and their families and carers
  • Excellent Communication with consumers, families, carers, colleagues and other service providers
  • Work autonomously and collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Coordinate and deliver intensive clinical intervention and treatment to consumers in the community i.e. mental status examination, risk and safety management, medication observation and support, crisis support and management of acute deterioration
  • With the program manager provide support and leadership to the Older Adult team.

About you:

  • You have experience as a mental health clinician in either a community or inpatient setting, delivering evidence based mental health treatment and interventions
  • Experience working with older adults, knowledge of the issues faced by older adults with a mental illness and a keen interest in this area
  • You have well developed communication skills
  • You are committed to undertake professional development related to the role
  • You are able to work a rotating roster
  • You have a driver’s licence

Benefits of working with the Royal Melbourne Hospital Mental Health Service:

  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals
  • Enjoy excellent work-life balance working in a supportive and collaborative team
  • Salary packaging
  • Excellent training, education and development options
  • Interesting variety of work in a very welcoming team


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 a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Senior Occupational Therapist (OT3) Community Mental Health

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Matt Donato - 93773400

Senior Occupational Therapist (OT3) Community Mental Health