Western District Health Service

Graduate Occupational Therapist Grade 1

Job Description

Our dynamic Occupational Therapy Department is committed to developing our future workforce and offering diverse career pathways, and as such, we are welcoming new graduates to our team.

This position is a dedicated 12-month role for recent and upcoming graduates providing an opportunity to accelerate your learning and development by rotating across a range of clinical areas on offer including inpatient, rehabilitation, transitional care, community, aged care, and paediatrics.

Graduates will be provided with ongoing, structured support, mentoring and training within an established team of eight staff including three senior therapists. They will also be part of a multi-disciplinary new-graduate learning program which assist with developing team-based skills, in addition to establishing a network within the organisation and local community.

You will bring:

  • Approved degree in Occupational Therapy and current/pending AHPRA registration
  • A keen interest in gaining skills in a variety of clinical areas
  • Enthusiasm to experience the benefits of living and working in a regional location

What we can offer you?

  • The support of an experience Occupational Therapy team with a commitment to developing our future workforce
  • Participation in a multi-disciplinary new graduate program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • Support to relocate and find local accommodation
  • Generous Salary Packaging options

Closing Date: Sunday 30 January 2022

Proposed Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 31 January 2022

The successful applicant will hold, or be able to obtain, a current National Criminal Police Check. Dependant on your position you may be required to obtain a Working with Children Check Clearance, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme check and / or
NDIS Worker Screening Check. All successful applicants are to comply with WDHS immunisation and vaccination requirements, including COVID

At WDHS we are proud to be smoke free.

Western District Health Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer that has a commitment to cultural safety, inclusion and empowerment of Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander, their families and communities and encourages them to apply. This organisation promotes the safety and wellbeing of children from culturally, linguistically diverse and aboriginal backgrounds and those with a disability.

Job Summary

Hamilton Location
Full Time Job Type


Western District Health Service