Occupational Therapist

Royal Rehab
June, 3 2022
235 Morrison Rd Ryde NSW 2112, Sydney, Australia
Job Type


Royal Rehab is a leading provider of rehabilitation services in brain and spinal cord injury. Our services also include neurological and general rehabilitation, supported independent living and specialist disability services. Our vision is a world without limits for people with disability, illness and injury.

Royal Rehab is renowned for our focus on research and innovation and sits uniquely as a provider of advanced rehabilitation and disability services including supported accommodation, private rehabilitation hospitals, a purpose-built resort for people with spinal cord injury and community services.

Representing a broad range of professions, our people are united by our values of honesty, respect, working together and innovative thinking. We are inspired by a commitment to clinical excellence and personalised care.

The Role:

This position calls for a highly motivated Occupational Therapist to provide evidence based clinical Occupational Therapy interventions in our Royal Rehab Private Hospital. This role is a temporary 6month full time role. You will be working within a dynamic multi-disciplinary inpatient rehabilitation team developing big picture client focused goals and promoting client goal attainment.

The role commences on 23/6/2022.


Your main Duties will include:

To provide high quality, evidenced based, timely Occupational Therapy services to clients in a mixed Neurological, Orthopeadic and Reconditioning caseload to maximise function and performance in activities of daily living that are meaningful to the clients. Clinical supervision will be provided by the Senior Occupational Therapist, overseen by the Occupational Therapy Professional Leader. Opportunities for participating in the discipline’s in-service and EBP program will be available.  Interest in SCI rehabilitation is advantageous but not essential.


We seek  self-motivated and friendly individuals with:

  • Current, Full AHPRA registration as an OT
  • Experience in working within a Neurological Rehabilitation framework
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to evidence-based practice and multidisciplinary teamwork
  • C Class drivers license
  • Sound time management, handover and self organization skills



Why work for us?

We are proud of our diverse and skilled team of passionate healthcare and support professionals committed to delivering the very best for the people we serve. A career at Royal Rehab is the opportunity to make a difference with a progressive and innovative organisation, built on a rich history of community care since 1899.

We know diversity makes Royal Rehab a great place to work and we are committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the people we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQA+, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Applications must address the full Essential and Desirable selection criteria, as outlined in the position description.


We are committed to providing a safe environment for all our clients and team members. All appointments are made subject to:

  • Satisfactory criminal checks,
  • Working with children’s checks (if applicable)
  • Immunisation status clearance, including evidence of COVID 19 vaccinations.

In order to be eligible for consideration for employment with Royal Rehab, all recruits must provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19, or alternatively provide a Medical Contraindication in the approved form which complies with the requirements of the Public Health Order, prior to appointment.


Further Enquiries:

Karen Chestney, Occupational Therapy Professional Leader on 9808 9274 (Mon, Tu, Thurs) Karen.chestney@royalrehab.com.au

Romavilla Moje, Acting Clinical Operations Manager, Royal Rehab Private Hospital – (02) 9808 0549 Romavilla.Moje@royalrehab.com.au


We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices and principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks are conducted for all successful candidates.

Closing Date: 19 June 2022.  Applications will be reviewed promptly and may be interviewed prior to closing date.



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