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Reference Number 60820
Position Title Occupational Therapist Grade 1
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City & Royal Park Campus
Award Health Professionals [1]
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Occupational Therapist - Grade 1

  • Opportunities for experienced Grade 1 Occupational Therapists for rotational positions
  • Full time fixed term - Two roles available (One role to September, another to November)
  • Progress your career make a difference every day!

Your new team

  • The Occupational Therapy team at the RMH are a friendly and supportive team working together to deliver excellent clinical care
  • We enjoy a collaborative working environment
  • You will help us achieve exceptional patient care within the areas of general medicine, surgery, orthopaedics, plastics, neurosciences, aged care, rehabilitation and community therapy services.
  • In return, you will be supported through supervision and professional development to develop your skills as a Grade 1 Occupational Therapist.
  • Rotations occur in February and August and are spread across City and Royal Park campuses, through acute, sub-acute, rehabilitation and community services
  • The initial rotation will be determined once the successful applicant is appointed

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Learn and develop your professional skills in a fast paced hospital environment
  • Manage your time and prioritise your clinical load
  • Communicate effectively with patients, consumers and colleagues
  • Deliver evidence based best practice and contemporary models of care

Your Contribution

  • Existing workplace experience as an Occupational Therapist
  • Recognised degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • You are a quick learner and ready for a fast paced work environment.

Your application

Applicants must submit a brief cover letter with 5-10 dot points to indicate why and how you are prepared for a grade 1 position at the RMH in order to be considered for this role. These can be related to professional, extra-curricular, educational or other relevant experience and must be specific.


Benefits of working at Royal Melbourne Hospital

  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Work alongside highly trained staff whilst providing compassionate and supportive care for all members of the community.
  • Career progression opportunities to suit your professional development goals.
  • A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs (That’s an additional day off every month!), onsite car parking, close to public transport
  • Be part of a team that prides itself on a collaborative and inclusive environment, committed to high quality evidence based patient care

The RMH stands in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.




For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.


Contact Person Colin Steel
Contact Number 93423177
Alternate Contact Person Eloise Thompson
Alternate Contact Number 0466861693
Closing Date 28/11/2021
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