Occupational Therapy – Grade 4 Clinical Operations Lead

Job title: Occupational Therapy – Grade 4 Clinical Operations Lead

Company: Alfred Health

Job description: Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.Occupational Therapy Operations Lead – Grade 4

  • Permanent ongoing position Part time 0.63EFT – up to 48 hours per fortnight
  • Occupational Therapy Grade 4 (VG14-VG17)($76k – $86k)
  • Be part of a supportive organisation with opportunities for personal growth, education and training, an career progression
  • Located at The Alfred

About the teamAlfred Health – Occupational Therapy Services operates across The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham Hospitals, with clinical services aligned to Alfred Health strategic goals and operational performance targets. The Occupational Therapy Operations Lead will have responsibilities across all Alfred Health sites.The benefits of working within the Occupational Therapy department at Alfred Health include:

  • The opportunity to work in a supportive team with diverse clinical expertise and knowledge.
  • Access to regularly scheduled PD opportunities and cross-campus education, supported by a strong clinical supervision framework.
  • A commitment to developing staff clinical, non-clinical and leadership skills with a focus on promoting personal development and career progression and providing opportunity to participate in Research and Quality Improvement initiatives.
  • A focus on work-life balance and employee wellbeing with access to formal employee support programs.

About the roleAn exciting opportunity exists for an Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead (Grade 4) to join the Alfred Health Occupational Therapy department in a permanent capacity. The successful applicant will work in collaboration with the Occupational Therapy management and senior leadership team to provide operational support to a workforce of over 80 EFT. They will actively contribute to the strategic development of the Occupational Therapy department and its staff, and provide supervision to ensure the provision of high-quality evidence-based Occupational Therapy services. The role will be responsible for supporting operational management, strategic development, workforce capability building, and coordination of Occupational Therapy services across acute and subacute services. The incumbent will hold core responsibilities including, but not limited to, leading and/or supporting:

  • Strategic and quality improvement initiatives,
  • Supervision of delegated staff, supporting workforce capability development,
  • Business planning,
  • Service evaluation projects,
  • Operational accountability across clinical services,
  • Workforce management (recruitment processes, payroll, IT services), and
  • Staff education, evidence-based practice and research, where relevant.

The successful applicant will bring a dynamic and collaborative leadership style, be a committed team player and demonstrate highly developed communication skills.It is a condition of employment that individuals may be required to work across all Alfred Health sites and services, including weekend and Public Holiday shifts as rostered.Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy and current AHPRA Registration
  • Post-graduate clinical qualifications or health services management/administration / business management at a Masters level or Higher (or working towards the same).
  • At least 10 years of experience working as an Occupational Therapist in a clinical and/or leadership role.
  • Experience in the delivery of an Occupational Therapy service in a hospital environment.
  • Well-established leadership skills with ability to inspire, influence, mentor and motivate others, contributing to a positive organisational culture.
  • Demonstrated health system-wide knowledge and ability to respond to changing needs of Allied Health services.
  • Desirable: experience in people management and/or operational leadership.
  • Desirable: demonstrated ability in service development/quality improvement leadership, specifically planning, implementation, and evaluation of clinical service delivery initiatives.


  • Salary Packaging & Novated Leasing through

. * Flexible Heath Insurance coverage through

  • On-site car & bike parking opportunities, Deducted Pre-Tax!!
  • Fantastic onsite fitness facilities at The Alfred through

Health and Fitness. * Child Care Services at The Alfred managed byIf applicable, specify specific requirements that you require in the cover letter or CV.Any queries please contact Karen Roberts (Allied Health Manager – Occupational Therapy) on 0419 106 099.Applications Close: 11pm AEST, Sunday 11th August 2024Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This is in accordance with the Vaccination of Health Care Workers (COVID-19) Directions – Health Services. All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against influenza. This is in accordance with the Mandatory Vaccination of Health Care Workers (Influenza Vaccine) Directions – Health Services Establishments for influenza.Website:

Expected salary: $76000 – 86000 per year

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Mon, 22 Jul 2024 02:40:59 GMT

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