Occupational Therapist (518779)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 31, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Statewide Mental Health Services that provides holistic care with a focus on client goals, rehabilitation and recovery. We accept referrals from all over the state and have working relationships with wider community health teams and non-government providers. We currently have an opportunity for a permanent Occupational Therapist to join the team.


$61,194 to $93,623 pro-rata, per annum


Allied Health Professional Level 1-2


Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Permanent, full time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible

Please note that part time hours may be considered.


Millbrook Rise/Tolosa Street - South


As part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality mental health services in accordance with the Clinical Services Plan, the Mental Health Services Strategic Plan, Mental Health Service (MHS) principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Occupational Therapist will:

  • Undertakes the delivery of quality client care services utilising evidence-based best practice and recovery principles within a collaborative and multi-disciplinary framework.

  • Provide an occupational therapy assessment and treatment service to clients of Inpatient and Extended Treatment Mental Health Services and their families or carers in relation to mental health issues and in accordance with discipline specific skills and abilities.

  • Commensurate with experience, knowledge and skill, acts as a consultant to a range of internal and external stakeholders in relation to the support and management of clients with mental health issues.

  • Promote community awareness in relation to mental health.

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

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) 518779 Occupational Therapist HP1-2 (September 2020) HPRNL (5).pdf
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(image) Applicant Guide.pdf
(image) Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form and to 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 of two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Tom O’Brien
Nurse Unit Manager - Mental Health Services South
(03) 6166 0558
tom.o'[email protected]

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