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Community Occupational Therapist - ASAP start for 8 weeks

  • : HCA Allied Health
  • : 18-Jul-2017
  • : Melbourne VIC 3000

URGENT locum for experienced Occupational Therapist. Community based role, travel reimbursement provided. Older adult caseload. Locum rates!


  • Based across Watsonia, Kew and Sunshine North
  • Locum rates upto $46 + super per hour
  • You will need your own vehicle (travel reimbursed)


Immediate vacancy for experienced Occupational Therapist to join this service focused on older adults. Services may be provided in the customer's home, centre based locations in varying suburbs across Melbourne metro, retirement living settings or residential aged care. You'll work with customers to identify goals and provide therapeutic interventions to promote independence, reablement and promote wellbeing. The role is based across Watsonia, Kew and Sunshine North




  • Support with group therapy sessions (falls and balance, falls prevention, Parkinson's, balance boost etc...)
  • Managing clients on Short Term Restorative Care packages - working in the role of clinical lead  
  • Conduct thorough discipline specific assessments to determine supports required to assist in achieving customer goals
  • Work collaboratively with all/other allied health staff and supervise allied health assistants as required


There are two options:


1 x day per week in Sunshine North - day therapy centre

2-4 days per week in North/West suburbs - in home services

Travel paid per kilometre




Working across North East 3 days per week

No travel required to Sunshine North

Travel paid per kilometre



Skills and Qualifications:

  • Current AHPRA registration 
  • Minimum two years' experience in a similar role in the Community Aged Care sector
  • Satisfactory criminal history records check
  • Current Driver's Licence & vehicle



  • An immediate start - ideally within the next 1-2 weeks
  • Locum rates upto $46 per hour + super + travel reimbursement
  • Full time hours, Monday - Friday
  • Weekly pay
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Community Occupational Therapist - ASAP start for 8 weeks
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HCA Allied Health
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Australian Registration (AHPRA)
Melbourne VIC 3000
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