Senior Clinical Occupational Therapist /Mental Health Clinician – Occupational Therapist

SA Health

Job no: 842074
Work type: Full time
Location: Yorke and Mid North
Categories: Allied and Scientific Health, Mental Health

  • Yorke and Northern Local Health Network, Port Pirie
  • Salary $86,950 – $100,729 p.a. – AHP2 | $102,641 – $110,094 p.a. – AHP3 – Multi-classed
  • Temporary Full Time up to 30 August 2024



A great opportunity is available for a Senior Clinical Occupational Therapist /Mental Health Clinician – Occupational Therapist to join our dedicated Community Mental Health Team in making a positive impact in the lives of people with mental health challenges.

In this role 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 consumers, their carer’s and families.

The Occupational Therapist works under reduced clinical direction and may contribute to the clinical supervision of less experienced allied  health professionals, allied health assistants and students. As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, including health professionals and service providers from other sectors. The Occupational Therapist utilises a combination of preventative, early intervention, treatment / therapy and evaluation approaches.

Please refer to the job pack below for more information on the position, responsibilities and essential minimum requirements.

A career in the Yorke and Northern Local Health Network offers many great lifestyle benefits, including diverse job prospects and the opportunity to fast track your skills and career, not to mention your choice of scenery from farm, ocean, vineyards and the Southern Flinders ranges. View the below videos for more information about working for Yorke and Northern Local Health Network

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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)
  • 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 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 ref842074.


Kylie Backshall
Mental Health Team Leader
Phone: 08 8638 4721

Application Closing Date

1 December 2023 – 11.55PM


Download File 842074 Snr Clinical Mental Health Clinician – OT Job Pack.pdf

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Advertised: 17 Nov 2023 Cen. Australia Daylight Time
Applications close: 01 Dec 2023 Cen. Australia Daylight Time

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