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Grade 2 Occupational Therapist - Hand Therapy

  • LocationThe Alfred
  • Work TypePart time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 18 hours
    Published on 7 May 2022
  • Job no: 53657
  • 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.


  • Grade 2 Hand Therapist – Occupational Therapy
  • Permanent Ongoing
  • Part Time (0.4 EFT – 30.4 hours per fortnight)
  • Reduced Part-Time and Job-Share applications encouraged and will be considered.
  • Also seeking suitably qualified applicants to join Alfred Hand Therapy locum/casual bank.

The Department

Alfred Health is the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne and is also a major provider of specialist services to people across Victoria. The health service operates three outstanding facilities, The Alfred, Caulfield, and Sandringham.

At The Alfred Hospital, clinical service provision is focused on inpatient care, as well as outpatient services across a spectrum of specialties including aged care, plastic and orthopaedic, neurological, trauma, spinal, amputee and burns. Further information about Alfred Health is available at

The Role

This Grade 2 Hand Therapy role will provide a flexible and responsive service that meets each client’s identified therapeutic goals. Hand therapy services will be provided for, but not limited to, outpatient and inpatient care for plastics, orthopaedics, and burns patients.

The position is primarily responsible for the implementation of individual treatment and/or therapy programs, liaising with medical and nursing and advocating for patient centred care. This role will require autonomous treatment, and comprehensive skills across a spectrum of conditions under the guidance of the senior clinician. The position also requires engaging in development of department resources, contribution to research, and provision of supervision to grade 1 and students.


  • Specialist hand therapy assessment and intervention, including splinting.
  • Strong team work skills
  • Previous experience supervising junior staff and students
  • AHPRA registration, and eligibility for OTA membership
  • Understanding of research frameworks and literature search skills
  • Current Victorian Driver’s License (unrestricted)
  • Minimum three years clinical experience
  • Clinical experience in Hand Therapy 


  • Experience in service delivery via Telehealth
  • Member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association 


  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite gym
  • Childcare services.

All applications should be accompanied by a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae.

If you are interested in this position or would like any further details, please contact Hand Therapy Stream Leader: Penny Van Veenendaal 9076 3526 or email –

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. 


  • Closes in 18 hours - 22 May 2022
  • Published on 07 May 2022, 2:00 PM