Senior Occupational Therapist (503803) Multiple Vacancies

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Apr 21, 2021
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, full time, day work working 76 hours per fortnight. Part time hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Please note that access to salaries beyond $102,829 is subject to qualifications and application to the personal upgrade scheme.

Note: This selection process may be used to fill other vacancies and casual roles if applicable.


Promote, develop and provide Occupational Therapy (OT) services in accordance with professional standards, best practice and evidence, to a predominately specialist or complex caseload, in order to improve occupational outcomes for patients.

Provide clinical direction and professional supervision and support to level 1/2 Occupational Therapists and undergraduate occupational therapy students.

Assist with the development of occupational therapy clinical services through planning, evidence-based practice, quality improvement and research activities.

Essential Requirements

  • 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:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Desirable Requirements

  • Current Driver’s Licence.
  • 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) Generic Senior Occupational Therapist (LGH) HP03 (March 2021).pdf
(image) Generic Senior Occupational Therapist (LGH) HP03 (March 2021).doc
(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

Applicants are encouraged to contact the OT department for more information:

Kerri Roberts
Discipline Lead - Occupational Therapy
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 03 6777 6221

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