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Occupational Therapist Grade 2

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Work type: Full - Time (Auto), Part - Time (Auto)
Location: Brimbank Melton, Eastern Melbourne, Northern Melbourne, Southern Melbourne, Western Melbourne, Various Locations
Categories: Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist Grade 2

Location:      Narre Warren, Sunshine, Mitcham, Sunshine

Work type:   Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time positions available


Are you a Grade 2 Occupational Therapist interested in a permanent full-time or part-time role where you can support children, adults or across the lifespan? If so, Yooralla has a role for you in Melbourne!

About the role

As an Occupational Therapist with Yooralla you will be responsible for supporting people with disability to achieve their goals using evidence-based practice.

This role suits an OT with a strong understanding of working with a human rights practice framework, transdisciplinary models of support and excellent and proven clinical skills.

It is perfect for a team player where you will have the opportunity to work as part of a transdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team and best utilise your expertise in occupational therapy to provide quality support to deliver positive outcomes.

The role suits an OT who thrives in a person centred and dynamic environment. The majority of the role will be in providing support to children, adults or across the lifespan.

Interested? Why not hear from one of our Occupational Therapists, Leah, as she explains why she enjoys working at Yooralla. Watch Leah’s video.

About you

-Experience in Occupational Therapist roles either in private practice, healthcare or an organisational setting.

-Interest, or experience, in working with people with disability.

-Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with proven experience in working with children, adults or across the lifespan with disability, and an ability to work with others.

-Demonstrated clinical capability and analytical skills.

-A team player, with experience with working in a transdisciplinary or multi-disciplinary team.

-Aware of inclusive practices to support children and adults in everyday settings.

-Excellent time management skills.

-A qualification in: Bachelor of Allied Health in Occupational Therapy or a Masters Allied Health, Occupational Therapy.

-Registered with AHPRA.

What Yooralla offers

As an Occupational Therapist at Yooralla, you’ll enjoy:

-A competitive and attractive salary with salary packaging (tax) benefits

-Work within an experienced, collaborative and supportive multidisciplinary team of allied health professionals; with Senior Clinicians in place to support allied health staff.

-Ongoing professional development opportunities and support in developing your skills to improve the outcomes for people with disability.

-Communities of practice – our allied health professionals collaborate together around specialist areas of interest.

-Working with people with disability with varying needs, at all ages and life stages.

-Administration and logistical support, so you can focus on your clinical work.

-Opportunities to get involved in research and development.

-Diversity of case load and ability to work in a person-centred practice model within your scope of practice.

-Flexible, permanent roles both full-time and part-time.

Working with Yooralla

If you want a rewarding role empowering people with disability, and are committed to quality customer service, we’d love to welcome you to our team! Join Yooralla and you’ll work as part of a positive and passionate team with more than 100 years’ history empowering people with disability to achieve their goals. Yooralla supports Victorians with disability of all ages and needs, in their home and in the community.

As one of Victoria’s oldest and largest not-for-profit disability services providers, Yooralla can provide you with a unique career path where your strengths, enthusiasm and skills are well-rewarded.

Yooralla believes in diversity, inclusion and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognise the benefits that diversity and inclusion brings, and in turn encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage people with disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

At Yooralla we are | Customer focused | Courageous | Authentic | Accountable | Respectful | Passionate

Find out more about what we do

Want to know more about the role?

To find out more about working as an Occupational Therapist with Yooralla, please contact Cassie Kenyon – Director Allied Services and Wellbeing on 03 9633 6969 or

Want to join our team? Apply now at

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Appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening such as Police Records Checks, medical assessment, Working with Children checks, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check, Reference Checks, Psychometric testing, Disqualified Carer Check and AHPRA Registration Checks. This role is only available to Australian Residents or to those who hold the right to work in Australia. Yooralla is an equal opportunity employer.

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