Occupational Therapist – Grade 1 Hand Therapy

November 24, 2021

Job Location: Melbourne Eastern Suburbs
Employer: Eastern Health

Eastern Health
Temporary Full Time

Occupational Therapist

  • Grade 1 Hand Therapy 
  • Temporary Full Time
  • Generous salary packaging options

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and statewide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity is currently available for a suitably qualified Grade 1 Occupational Therapist to join our Eastern Health Occupational Therapy team with our Hand Therapy Team, through until September 2022.

This position rotates between Box Hill Hospital and Maroondah Hospital and is well supported by our Hand Therapy team with supervision and professional development opportunities.

The Eastern Health Occupational Therapy Service is committed to the provision of high quality, evidence-based care, and strongly values professional development and clinical supervision.

About You

To be successful in this role you should possess:

  • AHPRA Registration
  • Good understanding of clinical theory/practice and client-centred care
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid organisation and self-management skills
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals
  • Applications will be screened upon receipt

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note: 

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury
  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.
  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.
  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**


Enquiries: Stephanie Tawse
Ph: (03) 9871 3509
Applications Close: 21/12/2021

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