Community Occupational Therapist (512367)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Oct 15, 2020
Medicine Flexible

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community. We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Hours/Period of Appointment

Permanent, part time, day work working 22.8 hours per fortnight to commence as soon as possible. Notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Please note that access to salaries beyond $100,517 is subject to qualifications and application to the personal upgrade scheme.

Note: This selection process may be used to fill fixed term casual roles if applicable.


Promote, develop and provide Occupational Therapy (OT) services in accordance with professional standards, best practice and evidence, to community clients, predominantly in rural locations.

Provide professional advice and education to others with regard to the field of specialisation and related areas.

Assist with planning, coordinating and evaluation of service provision to clients and their families/carers. Collaborates with client, carer(s) and other members of the health care team to ensure the delivery of high quality health care.

Provide clinical direction and professional supervision and support to level 1/2 Occupational Therapists, allied health assistants and undergraduate occupational therapy students where required.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.
  • Current Driver’s Licence.
  • The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:
1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty
e) Serious traffic offences

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Desirable Requirements

  • Holds or progressing towards a relevant post graduate qualification.

In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) 512367 Community Occupational Therapist HP03 (December 2019) HPRNL.pdf
(image) 512367 Community Occupational Therapist HP03 (December 2019) HPRNL.docx
(image) THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.


Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:
(image) Application for Employment (PDF).pdf
(image) Application for Employment (Word).docx


Post your application with the above application form to:
Tasmanian Health Service
Human Resources
PO Box 1963

For more information

Pat Wrigley
Area Services Coordinator North
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 03 6777 4140

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