Position Details
Reference Number 32781
Position Title Grade 2 Occupational Therapist Orthopaedics
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Grade 2 Occupational Therapist - Orthopaedics

  • Part-Time Ongoing 
  • 0.8 ongoing (plus 0.2 fixed term maternity leave)
  • Exciting opportunity to join our musculoskeletal team 
  • Parkville location
  • Fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role: provides OT services to inpatient and outpatients infants, children and adolescents requiring assessment and intervention of their ability to engage in daily activities and to facilitate discharge. Primarily in orthopaedics, this role sits within the musculoskeletal stream. 



To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience in a fast paced, acute setting including prioritisation and discharge planning skills 
  • Skills and experience in providing assessment and intervention to children with a wide range of medical conditions including physical trauma, orthopaedic surgery, and congenital conditions 
  • Commitment to evidence based practice, and integration into every day clinical care

If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all members of the LGBTQI community.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact Person Susan Greaves
Contact Number 93459300
Alternate Contact Person Rose Biggins
Alternate Contact Number 93459300
Closing Date 16/12/2018
Position Description Grade 2 PD orthopaedics_2018.pdf