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Team Leader/Senior Occupational Therapist

  • LocationCaulfield Hospital
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 13 days
    Published on 31 Jan 2023
  • Job no: 62855
  • 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.

  • Team Leader/Senior Occupational Therapist
  • Grade 3 OT: VG3-VG6
  • Community Rehabilitation Program, based at Caulfield Hospital
  • Full-time – 80 hours per fortnight, with flexible ADO
  • Permanent position

The Department

  • Alfred Health Community Rehabilitation Program provides Home and Centre Based rehabilitation as well as Falls Clinic services.
  • The service's focus is on the provision of goal-directed, community-based rehabilitation for clients following injury or hospitalisation.
  • The Community Rehabilitation multidisciplinary team comprises physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, dietitians, a neuropsychologist,  a clinical psychologist, allied health assistants, rehabilitation medicine doctor, a registered nurse and social workers.

The Role

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled  Team Leader/Senior Occupational Therapist to provide leadership to multi-disciplinary staff working within one of the four Community Rehabilitation teams.
  • A major focus of this position will be to provide operational and professional leadership to staff working within Community Rehabilitation, including involvement with service development and quality improvement.
  • The position also involves the the provision of high-quality clinical OT services to ambulatory clients.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Minimum seven years of clinical experience (including in outpatient or community based rehabilitation).
  • Strong clinical knowledge and skills in ambulatory rehabilitation, treatment techniques and outcome measures.
  • Well-developed leadership skills, including demonstrated experience in staff supervision.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated skills in the evaluation and implementation of evidence-based practice and modification of service delivery.
  • Prior involvement in quality improvement initiatives.
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills to promote teamwork, and a proven ability to resolve conflict and relate effectively to people at all levels of the organisation.
  • Sound skills in organisation, planning and priority setting.


  • Regular clinical and operational supervision
  • Access to a range of professional development activities through both Community Rehabilitation Program and the Occupational Therapy Department
  • Salary packaging
  • Discount health insurance
  • Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking


Enquiries: Jen Ebdon on 0410 346 509 or

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.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This is in accordance with the Vaccination of Health Care Workers (COVID-19) Directions - Health Services. All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against influenza. This is in accordance with the Mandatory Vaccination of Health Care Workers (Influenza Vaccine) Directions - Health Services Establishments for influenza.


  • Closes in 13 days - 22 Feb 2023
  • Published on 31 Jan 2023, 2:10 AM