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Occupational Therapist Grade 1

Private Company - Vincent, QLD

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  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Full time permanent role

About the Company
St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About Department
The Occupational therapy department is committed to providing high quality Occupational therapy services that are client centred; evidence based and uses occupation-based practice. The Occupational therapy team provides services across the continuum of care and is located across the three main campuses in Fitzroy, East Melbourne and Kew. The department promotes a high standard of excellence in clinical services, education and research within a cohesive and supportive team. Opportunities to engage in relevant professional development are provided and learning objectives will be overseen with the support of a senior supervisor. All Grade one therapists are supported by membership to the Grade one peer support group. This role is a full time permanent position in our Grade one rotation program. To participate in the rotation program there is an expectation that staff will rotate through different streams and across different hospital sites.

About the Role

Accountable to the Manager, Occupational Therapy Department, the Occupational Therapist is responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of a high quality occupational therapy service within a multidisciplinary team to inpatients of SVHM.

Classifications for this position will range from classification range VE7 - AF14 ($61,334 - $83,319 per annum)


  • Provide optimal Occupational Therapy clinical management to all patients through the continuum of care by assessment, treatment, re-evaluation, documentation, team liaison and effective discharge planning
  • Ensure effective management of Occupational Therapy aids and equipment to maximise patient independence and safety
  • Contribute to the planning and development of activities and services of the Occupational Therapy Service
  • Actively participate in departmental clinical supervision program
  • Actively participate in the evaluation of the effectiveness of the Occupational Therapy service

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent
  • Current Occupational Therapy Board of Australia registration (AHPRA)
  • Eligibility to Australian Occupational Therapy Association
  • A current Victorian Driver's Licence
  • New graduates and more experienced Grade 1 Occupational Therapists will be considered.


  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Car Park


  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application.

At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.