Occupational Therapist (508249)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Apr 29, 2021
Medicine Full-time, Part-time

Job Description:


$62,601 to $95,776 pro-rata, per annum


Allied Health Professional Level 1-2


Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Multiple vacancies:

Permanent full time or part time day work, working various hours up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing asap.

Fixed term full-time or part-time day work, working various hours up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing asap for a period of 12 months.


Royal Hobart Hospital – Occupational Therapy Unit


We have rotational roles in acute rehabilitation, sub-acute settings, medical inpatient, and surgical inpatient caseloads. The occupational therapy service in the southern region has 80 team members including occupational therapists, assistants, diversional therapy therapists, play specialists, carpenter, and administration support.

As an Occupational Therapist you are expected to draw on your clinical skills and knowledge to provide client centred therapy to address the client’s occupational goals. You will have an opportunity to rotate into different clinical caseloads and will be supported through a structured supervision program and professional development opportunities. At all times you will maintain the Code of Conduct of the Occupational Therapy Board.

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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

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

(image) 508249 Occupational Therapist HP1-2 (March 2021) (1).pdf

(image) 508249 Occupational Therapist HP1-2 (March 2021).docx

(image) Applicant Guide.pdf

(image) Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses, and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information

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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.

For further information contact

Christy Dorward
Discipline Lead Occupational Therapy
Phone: (03) 6166 8633 or 0424 243 040
Email: [email protected]

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