Occupational Therapy SA

Restorative Care Occupational Therapist - Whyalla

  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Whyalla
  • Salary: $67,466 - $100,729 p.a - Ongoing Full Time - AHP1/2

A great opportunity is available for an Occupational Therapist to join our dedicated Allied Health team in providing a pivotal Comprehensive and integrated range of health services, appropriate to the needs of the local community.

To achieve this, the Occupational Therapist (OT) works as a member of a multi-professional team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors, and utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment/therapy, and evaluation approaches.

As an OT AHP1 level, you will work under the supervision of a Senior Occupational Therapist.

As an OT AHP2 level, you will apply clinical experience, increasingly generalist and/or specialist clinical knowledge, and professional competence to plan, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive and integrated range of services, appropriate to the needs of the local community. You will work under reduced clinical direction and may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied health professionals, allied health assistants and students.

Applicants must hold a recognised qualification within the Occupational Therapy profession and be eligible for full membership in the Occupational Therapy Professional Association. For those disciplines requiring Registration, all requirements to maintain current registration must be fulfilled. For self-regulated professions, it is desirable to participate in the professional associations’ accredited continuous professional development program.

More information can be found in the job pack below.

Important Information
When you join our dynamic workforce you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation, and sightseeing. In The Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations, and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community's health outcomes and wellbeing.

FUNLHN Information Page
Come and care for up to 45,000 people living north from the Spencer Golf to the Northern Territory, within the Allied Health space.

Meet our multidisciplinary team in Allied Health
Whyalla Hospital and Health Service is part of the Whyalla Eastern Eyre and Far North Health Service, and is a modern, comprehensive health unit. Whyalla provides a wide range of services utilising local general practitioners, resident specialists, visiting specialists and telemedicine for people in the surrounding areas.

Living in Whyalla offers great weather with 300 days of sunshine a year, great beaches, and a huge variety of sports and outdoor activities to suit everyone. Whyalla is perfectly located on the Eyre peninsula and offers a doorway to many other tourist locations within 2.5 hours drive to Port Lincoln and beyond, or a short 45 minute drive to the base of the Flinders Ranges -

Looking for a change in scenery? – Allied Health
Looking for a change in scenery? – Aboriginal Workforce

In addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, watch a short video about what salary packaging is. For information about Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here.

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.

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 847864

Esther Telfer, Restorative Care Team Leader Whyalla, Phone: 8644 5113, E-mail: [email protected]

Application Closing Date
Tuesday 13th February 2024 - 11.55PM