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Occupational Therapist Grade 1 New Graduate

  • LocationCaulfield Hospital
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 6 days
    Published on 24 Nov 2021
  • Job no: 44801
  • 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.


  • 2 x Grade 1 New Graduate Occupational Therapist - rotational position
  • Fixed-term position From January 2022 - January 2024) 
  • Full time, 80 hours per fortnight (with ADO)

Alfred Health Occupational Therapy Service

Alfred Health's Occupational Therapy Services operates across The Alfred, Caulfield, and Sandringham Hospitals, with clinical services aligned to Alfred Health's strategic goals and operational performance targets.

The Occupational Therapy Service is committed to the provision of high quality, evidence-based care, and strongly values professional development and clinical supervision. Clinical service provision is focused on inpatient and home-based acute, rehabilitation and aged care streams, for diverse patient populations including emergency, general medicine, surgical, orthopaedic, neurological, trauma, spinal, amputee and burns/plastics specialty units.

The Role

The Occupational Therapist - Grade 1 New Graduate (Rotational) is responsible for the provision of Occupational Therapy Services within a designated clinical caseload, appropriate to their level of experience and competency.  Six monthly rotational positions may include ABI, rehabilitation and aged care caseloads at the Caulfield site, as well as the acute Occupational Therapy Service at The Alfred, and Community Rehabilitation Program (Caulfield). 

We are looking for a recently graduated, dynamic new graduate occupational therapist to provide high-quality assessment and management of patients, commencing within the subacute sector. 

Alfred Health’s Occupational Therapy Service provides you with access to regular clinical supervision, opportunities for continued professional development and being part of a friendly and supportive team.

Qualifications required:

  • B. App Sc (OT), B. Occupational Therapy, MOT prac or recognised equivalent.  
  • Full Registration held with Occupational Therapy Board of Australia (AHPRA).
  • Member of OT Australia (or eligibility for membership).
  • Current Victorian Driver’s License (unrestricted).
  • Current Working with Children’s Check


  • Recent experience working in acute or subacute inpatient services as a student

Staff Benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

For more information about the role and expected skill set refer to the position description.

If you have any questions about the role please contact Jonathon Hurst (Deputy Manager – Occupational Therapy) on 0408 484 099.

Interviews and appointments to the position will be held shortly following the close of applications. 

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.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Closes in 6 days - 05 Dec 2021
  • Published on 24 Nov 2021, 2:04 AM