Senior Occupational Therapist

Job Details
Careers Logo
Department: Central Gippsland Health
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - Wellington
Reference: VG/1291068
Closing Date: 27-Aug-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - OT Senior August 2017.docx (Word, 652KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Keren Fuhrmeister
5143 8580

Position Details

Senior Occupational Therapist 

Grade 3 (0.6 EFT)


Applications are being sought for a 0.6 EFT Senior Occupational Therapist in a permanent position in the Occupational Therapy Department of Central Gippsland Health.


The priority of this senior position is to work collaboratively to provide an effective generalist occupational therapy service at CGHS and provide professional and clinical leadership to the service.  This position is based at the Community Rehabilitation Centre in Sale. As the senior and most experienced member of the Occupational Therapy team, the position holder will actively participate in the planning, coordination, evaluation and implementation of a range of clinical and departmental interventions that supports reflective, evidence-based practice. The position holder will provide clinical leadership, guidance, support and clinical supervision to all Occupational therapy staff and to OT students where necessary. A clinical component with direct patient/client care is required.


Please address all of the Selection Criteria as stated in the position description in your application.


Mandatory Qualifications/Skills/Competencies:

  • Degree qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • Current Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Agency (AHPRA)
  • Victorian drivers license
  • Current clear Police Check and Working with Children Check


Desirable Skills/Competencies:

  • Experience working as a senior Occupational Therapist in an acute or community health service setting
  • Experience in project management and quality improvement
  • Experience with student supervision
  • Experience with clinical staff supervision across a range of clinical areas
  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Clinical area of expertise in Occupational Therapy


Further information may be obtained from Keren Fuhrmeister, General Manager of Allied Health, telephone (03) 5143 8580 Email –


Applications must include:

  • Cover letter outlining suitability for the role
  • Statement addressing all Selection Criteria including qualifications, experience and leadership and technical capability requirements as outlined in the position description
  • Current resume detailing previous experience and the names and telephone numbers of two (2) relevant referees

From here...