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Occupational Therapist

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  • Casual Occupational Therapist AHA, Grade 1 or Grade 2
  • Based at City and / or Parkville campus
  • Provide assessment, intervention and discharge planning

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.

Surrounded by a Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, we collaborate to set new benchmarks in health excellence – benchmarks that impact across the globe. While the work we do takes us in inspiring new directions; caring for each other, our patients and consumers is as essential to who we are, as any scientific breakthrough we make. We put people first - leading with kindness and working together, we excel as one Royal Melbourne Hospital.

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Occupational Therapy team at Royal Melbourne Hospital across the acute and / or subacute services on a casual basis. These roles provide clinical care during planned periods of leave and are supported by clinical staff and stream leaders.

Your new team

The Occupational Therapy department consists of approximately 57 EFT across RMH sites. We provide care to our patients within the acute, sub-acute and community therapy services. The department is supported by the OT manager, OT workforce development manager and OT research leader.

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

An opportunity exists to join our casual bank of Occupational Therapists. A casual role will provide clinical assessment, therapy and discharge planning for patients on an as needed basis. The Occupational Therapy department has a strong supervision and professional development framework which oversees all roles within the department. The department has casual needs across the department, please indicate in your application if you have a preference for acute, sub-acute or community based services.

Your Contribution

  • Recognised degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy
  • Professional registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (AHPRA)
  • Excellent verbal, non-verbal and written communication
  • Emergency and safe working practices in the hospital
  • Time management and prioritisation skills
  • Commitment to providing a high level of care
  • Proactive approach to knowledge development.

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.

This is a role where your passion and expertise can come together to create a truly defining career opportunity. It is a unique opportunity to help us transform the future of the RMH and ultimately ensure we continue to deliver world class healthcare.

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are 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.


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 prior to commencement.

A position description is attached.

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