Occupational Therapist (508249) - Multiple Positions

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Aug 4, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Role

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The Occupational Therapy Service

Listen to Bree and Erin, two of our wonderful therapists, talk about our services. We work in the community and the hospitals, including the Royal Hobart Hospital, the largest teaching Hospital in Tasmania. Our 90+ team members include occupational therapists and assistants, play specialists, diversional therapists, carpenter, and administration officers. We are organised into three clinical teams each lead by a Team Leader - Community, Rehab & Sub-acute, and Acute. We have Clinical Leads for Community, Rehab, Sub-acute, Acute Medical, Acute Surgical, and Paediatrics focusing on education and quality improvement.

HP1-2 therapists are supported and supervised by senior occupational therapists. The HP1-2 therapists are in rotation positions enabling a wide range of experiences and learning. We have a program to support the transition from HP01 to HP02 and opportunities for more experienced therapists to develop their knowledge and skills for senior roles.

Details of Appointment

Multiple, permanent, full time, day work positions working up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.

*Please note that actual hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.

** Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed term and casual opportunities as they arise.

Salary: $64,072 - $98,027 per annum + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

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:
    • crimes of violence
    • sex related offences
    • serious drug offences
    • crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

For More Information:

Christy Dorward

Position: Discipline Lead Occupational Therapy
Phone: 0424 243 040
E-mail: [email protected]

If you would like to hear about working with us from one of our HP1-2 occupational therapists please contact either Erin Paradisis or Olivia Gray.

Important Information

The email account you provide when submitting job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details

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