Occupational Therapist

Job no: 832874
Work type: Full time
Location: Far North
Categories: Allied and Scientific Health, Community Services
  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Mental Health Intensive Community Program, Whyalla Norrie
  • Salary: $67,466 - $100,729 p.a - Ongoing Full Time - AHP1/2


The Occupational Therapist Role

We have a great opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to deliver a comprehensive and integrated range of evidenced based, recovery-oriented services across the multi-disciplinary Local Health Network Mental Health Service appropriate to the needs of the consumer and the local community utilising a combination of occupational therapy therapeutic approaches.

The successful applicant must hold a recognised Occupational Therapy qualification and as a regulated profession be eligible for registration as an occupational therapist in Australia.

Please refer to the job pack below for more detailed information on the position, responsibilities and qualifications.

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.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including 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.


The Region

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.

Download File FUNLHN Information Page.pdf

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 - https://www.whyalla.com/.

Download File About Whyalla.pdf

Meet our multidisciplinary team in Allied Health

Looking for a change in scenery? – Allied Health

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

For information about Relocation Support working for SA Health can be found here.



  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • 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)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving no contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (general employment) 


Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category B (indirect 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: 832874



Name: Marion Hall
Title: Administration Officer
Phone: 8644 5130
E-mail: marion.hall@sa.gov.au


Application Closing Date

Thursday 16th May 2024 - 11.55PM



Download File 832874 Occupational Therapist Job Pack.pdf

Download File JCS+Occupational+Therapist+final.pdf

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Country South Australia

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