Careers at The Friendlies
Occupational Therapist

My Company  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Allied Health

The Position

We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to work closely with our team of dynamic and passionate Occupational Therapists and diverse Allied Health team.  This unique opportunity in a hospital setting with private practice services, provides the opportunity to work in a senior role overseeing the Occupational Therapy team and providing services to both inpatients and private practice clientele.  You will provide supervision and development of team members, with expert clinical advice and Occupational Therapy services that will enable quality outcomes to maximize the independent living skills and quality of life through the assessment, the development of treatment programs and ongoing treatment evaluation.

The Friendlies

Affectionately known as The Friendlies, we have become a leading employer of choice due to our friendly and values based culture, as well as our ongoing commitment to staff development and training.  With 76% of our workforce stating that our organisation is ‘Truly a great place to work’ we think we are on the right track! 

The Person

Strong emphasis will be placed on the applicant’s ability to demonstrate the organisation’s values of Courage, Diligence, Compassion, Wisdom and Friendliness, as well as their ability to commit to and apply these values in the workplace.

Key Selection Criteria

  1. Bachelor degree of Occupational Therapy
  2. Minimum of 3-5 years’ Occupational Therapy experience (highly desired)
  3. Current AHPRA registration
  4. Extensive experience with comprehensive Occupational Therapy assessments and experience with some (not all) of the following – acute hospital services, NDIS, paediatrics and hands.
  5. Demonstrated experience with training and development in the Occupational Therapy field (highly desired)
  6. Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with regards to delivering excellent client care

How to Apply

If you are passionate about providing exceptional client care and delivering exceptional customer service, please submit the following:

  1. A cover letter and detailed resume (including 2 professional referees)
  2. A statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria (maximum two pages)
  3. Submit your application on our website and complete the Application for Employment form.

Applications close midnight 4 October 2020

The Benefits.

As a part of The Friendlies team, you will enjoy:

  • Attractive salary packaging options and a variety of additional discounts and benefits within our hospital and pharmacies
  • Career development opportunities and commitment to ongoing training, education and professional development
  • Family friendly work environment close to professional child care services
  • Find out more about why The Friendlies is a great place to work at

Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) Requirements

It is a mandatory condition of employment for this role for you are vaccinated, and remain during your employment, against the following vaccine preventable diseases:   Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B.

Position Summary

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Position classification:Senior Occupational Therapist
  • Remuneration: $72 943 to $95 321 per annum
  • Remuneration:$2 805 to $3 666 per fortnight
  • Hours per week: 38 hrs per week
  • Job vacancy ID: JV0486