Senior Occupational Therapist (524375)

Location Launceston, Tasmania


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 The Launceston General Hospital in northern Tasmania is seeking experienced Senior Occupational Therapists to work as key members of multi-disciplinary teams in acute or sub-acute (rehab) positions.

Permanent, full time, day work working 76 hours per fortnight. Please note that hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant. Please also note that applications may be considered for fixed term or casual opportunities as they arise.

Please note that access to salaries beyond $100,517 is subject to qualifications and application to the personal upgrade scheme. Duties • To 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. • To provide clinical direction and professional supervision and support to level 1/2 Occupational Therapists and undergraduate occupational therapy students.

• To assist with the development of occupational therapy clinical services through planning, evidence-based practice, quality improvement and research activities. What we can offer: Comprehensive onboarding and ongoing support Relocation and accommodation assistance Access to Salary Packaging Flexible work/life balance Annual cpd funding through the Allied 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. 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 .

Applicants are strongly encouraged to seek more information about specific roles by contacting the Discipline Lead below. Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents Generic Senior Occupational Therapist (LGH) HP03 (June 2020) HPRNL (1).pdf Generic Senior Occupational Therapist (LGH) HP03 (June 2020) HPRNL.

doc THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf 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. -or- Complete the following application f.

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$92,345 to $102,794 per annum

Work Type

Full Time


8 Sep 2020


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