Transition Care - Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapy SA
  • Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network, Country Health Connect - Community & Allied Health, Barossa/Gawler
  • Salary: $67,466 - $82,359 - AHP1; $86,950 - $100,729 - AHP2 - Perm F/T
  • **New Graduates and students completing their studies in 2023 are encouraged to apply**


Please note that this position is multi-classified as either a AHP-1 or AHP-2.

You will contribute to the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated range of occupational therapy services appropriate to the needs of the Barossa community. To achieve this, you will work as a member of the multidisciplinary Transition Care Program team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors. You will utilize a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy, and evaluation approaches. Managing a caseload of clients, you will support other team members in managing the demands of the service. With experience, you will provide support to peers and contribute to the supervision of work-experience students and Allied Health Assistants. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of the Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, have access to flexible working hours, and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

You must hold a recognized qualification within the Occupational Therapy profession and be eligible for full membership in the relevant professional association. This will be supported by experience in providing straightforward clinical services, including one-on-one, group, and health promotion activities. You will be capable of supporting consumers through the Patient Journey, providing effective assessment and triage, timely referrals, accurate information, coordinated care, and prompt follow-up. A team player, you will have the ability to communicate both written and verbally and negotiate effectively with a diverse range of people.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

The appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • DHS National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Check
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)
SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine-preventable disease: Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy in the workplace.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 824667
Application Closing Date: 6 October 2023

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Contact: Alison Holt, 0435 324 807, [email protected]

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