Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist


Health Careers & Opportunities in the Northern Territory

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory. The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.



Professional 3 - Remuneration Package Range $116,991 - $130,825
(comprising salary $101,433 - $113,600, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave)
Allied Health – Darwin/Palmerston
Fixed term vacancy available for 12 months

A great career opportunity exists to join our dynamic Occupational Therapy team.
Be able to deliver high quality, culturally appropriate and effective Occupational Therapy inpatient and outpatient services within Top End Health Service (TEHS). There is opportunity to rotate across a variety of clinical streams in the areas of medical, surgical, orthopaedics, neurological, hand therapy and burns. This position will require the applicant to work on a roster basis which includes occasional weekend work. This applicant may be required to work across Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) and Palmerston Regional Hospital (PRH) sites.

RDH and PRH provides a large range of acute-care, sub-acute and out-patient services in most speciality areas, with a strong focus on Indigenous health. Working in the Northern Territory offers unique and diverse career opportunities where you can make a real difference to the lives of others.

The OT Department has a strong commitment to continuous professional development with an active in-service education program, along with support from experienced senior clinical staff.

But enough about work – what about the lifestyle? With virtually no winter, you’ll be able to enjoy the Top End’s outdoor lifestyle all year round, with markets, movies under the stars, and fiery sunsets over the water, fantastic fishing, weekend camping trips to Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks, Katherine Gorge and cheap getaways to South East Asia.

For further information contact Debbie Roe Acting OT Manager on 08 89228136 or email deborah.roe@nt.gov.au

Quote vacancy number:  37396
Vacancy closing date:      27/06/2019

Applicants should address the selection criteria in a one page summary sheet and provide a current detailed CV and contact details for 2 referees. A full job description can be obtained by visiting www.nt.gov.au/jobs

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.theterritory.com.au
Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from ) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.
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