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Senior Occupational Therapist

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 3 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 43165
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Occupational Therapy

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Full time position - 80 hours per fortnight, including an ADO 
  • Permanent ongoing
  • Occupational Therapist (Grade 3)
  • Based at St Kilda Road  Clinic - Community Mental Health Services 
  • Staff benefits

The Department

Alfred Mental & Addiction Health  is responsible for the operation of services which focus on people with a severe mental illness residing in the Inner South Eastern area of Melbourne. Services are provided by a number of teams located at the Alfred Hospital (Commercial Road, Prahran) and at St. Kilda Road Clinic, St Kilda road Clinic in Armadale, Alma Road  CCU in St. Kilda and the Child & Adolescent Service located in Moorabbin. Alfred Mental & Addiction Health also works in partnership with relevant local non government and social support agencies .

The Role

The Senior Occupational Therapist position combines dicipline specific, leadership and direct clinical components and is situated within the Community Mental Health Team (CMHT). The incumbent will provide clinical coordination to a small multidisciplinary team, provide discipline specific and specialist input to the MDT as well as supporting the development of Occupational Therapists and junior staff.  As a Senior Clinician, the incumbent will be expected to contribute to site-based leadership and will work closely with the leadership team of the CMHT, which includes the Nurse Manager, Senior Nurses, Senior Social Workers, and Senior Psychologists.


  • Advanced practice in mental health assessment, risk assessment and  therapeutic interventions
  • Advanced Occupational Therapy practice,  
  • Experience supporting students and providing clinical supervision
  • AMP Trained and calibrated (desirable)
  • A Current Victorian Drivers licence
  • Working  with Children certificate essential


Mental Health and Addiction  provides an extensive  range of professional development and research opportunities, as well as;

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym (at Alfred)
  • Child care services
  • Cafe downstairs

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Mandy Kadish on 9076 9888  

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


  • Closed 3 days ago - 26 Nov 2021