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Occupational Therapist - Advanced (Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation) Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   Nursing   Gold Coast   2 views
Job Details

The Role

An opportunity has become available for an Occupational Therapist Advanced (Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 12 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will

  • Independently apply specialist knowledge, expertise and skill for delivery of specialised occupational therapy assessments, treatments and evaluations
  • Utilise advanced level clinical knowledge of complex spinal cord injuries and patterns of pathology
  • Provide training and guidance to advanced level clinicians looking to build expert capability in spinal cord injury occupational therapy skills
  • Demonstrate high level communication skills to influence the culture of the team toward a common direction
  • Utilise change management and negotiation skills to actively contribute to the senior leadership team

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • AHPRA Registration
  • A tertiary degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against and remain vaccinated against - Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B and COVID 19
  • Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
  • Driver Licence
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed


  • Flexible work options
  • Career Development
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Research Opportunities
  • Up to 12.75% super
  • 17.5% leave loading


  • Temporary part time (up to July 2023 with the possibility of extension, 19 hrs p.f.)
  • Base salary ranging from $65.63 - $68.49 per hour

About Us

The Occupational Therapy department at Gold Coast Health has a strong focus on clinical excellence, research and healthcare improvement and is grounded in a culture of success. Gold Coast Health employs a large number of registered Occupational Therapists who provide services across all facilities including Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Robina Health Precinct, Southport Health Precinct and Community Health Centres.

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your application by Monday, 8 May 2023

Job Ad reference: GC482725

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.