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Occupational Therapist – Canberra

Job description

Thinking about relocating and want city living without the traffic?

  • Are you an Occupational Therapist with 12 months paid experience?
  • Looking to work in an established Public Hospital?
  • Wanting competitive pay rates and excellent working conditions in a Public Hospital?

Then apply now……

Seeking a Level 2 Occupational Therapist to join the Allied Health Team in the Adult Inpatient Mental Health Services.

About our client:

A well-established public hospital, providing acute, sub-acute, primary and community-based health services to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding regions.

Our client is committed to workforce diversity. They encourage and welcome applications to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from all ages, people with disabilities and people of diverse genders and sexuality.

About the role:

An exciting opportunity to join a well-established public hospital as an Occupational Therapist.

Your role as an Occupational Therapist will include, but not limited to:

  • Conduct skilled clinical assessments and delivering individual and group based interventions to patients presented with moderate to severe illness.
  • The adult inpatients facility holds 40-beds and also a 6 bed inpatient unit in the ED.
  • Extended for further mental health assessments and/or treatment initiation.
  • The hospital offers a 10 bedroom low dependency unit for patients with a lower risk of behavioural disturbances.
  • Be part of a leading teaching hospital based in the heart of the capital of our country.

What’s on offer:

  • Salary between $70.5k – $97k per annum, with a view point to increase in the next financial year + super + salary packaging.
  • Access to annual professional development funding of up to 2% of annual salary after 12 months of service
  • Reimbursement of relocation expenses for interstate candidates.
  • Easy commute in the Nations Capital.


  • Be registered or eligible for general registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum 12 months of paid work experience, post qualification, in a related/relevant organisation
  • Current Full drivers Licence
  • Undergo all pre-employment checks inclusive of National Police Check, WWCC and proof of ID and Qualifications
  • Comply with the Health Services Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Policy
  • Proven ability to provide clinical assessment and interventions for mental illness and psychological dysfunctions in an adult acute inpatient setting
  • Understand the principles and delivery of the Mental Health services standards
  • Work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team

If you are interested in applying for this position or hearing more, Please “Apply Now” Or send your resume to [email protected]

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