Clinical Educator in Occupational Therapy

St Lucia, Australia
$79,498.69 - $86,950.63
12 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences includes the professional disciplines of Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Speech Pathology.  Undergraduate programs are available in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology with graduate entry programs available in all disciplines.  Students gain supervised professional experience as part of their academic program and graduates are ready for immediate entry to their profession on completion of their degree.  Each of the undergraduate degree programs is of four years' duration and includes both preclinical and clinical study offered in an integrated way.  All of our programs place considerable emphasis on problem solving and diagnostic decision-making and students are guided in the processes of systematic and holistic assessment and the selection and effective implementation of management approaches.  Each discipline prepares students to operate within the health, education and related systems and to contribute meaningfully to teams.  There is an emphasis on interprofessional education and research in the school.

All disciplines within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences are active in research and are making significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge in their professions. The School offers Research Higher Degree programs in all disciplines. 

The University of Queensland Health and Rehabilitation Clinics (Clinics) of the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences have a longstanding reputation for providing allied health services in its work-integrated learning environment. The Clinics offers Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Speech Pathology services to adult and paediatric populations. Our clinics incorporate holistic and interprofessional patient-centered care with well established administrative support.

Located on the University of Queensland's St Lucia campus, you will work in a stimulating environment with an international reputation for innovative approaches to teaching, clinical and research excellence. 

This role is instrumental in the development of the next generation of Occupational Therapists and will offer you the opportunity faciliatate student learning and the delivery of therapy services to our paediatric clients and their families.

The role

The position of Clinical Educator – Occupational Therapy works as part of the paediatric Occupational Therapy clinical education team within the Lifeskills clinical services providing family centred therapy services in a variety of clinical settings (onsite, community and school based). A key focus of the role is facilitating student learning, this requires a passion for teaching combined with advanced clinical knowledge and experience. The position collaborates with clients, students, clinical, administrative and academic teams to achieve optimal student and client outcomes.

The person

Applicants must possess a degree in Occupational Therapy with subsequent relevant experience and recent clinical professional practice. Experience in clinical education is essential.  Applicants are required to hold current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Occupational Therpay Board of Australia and possess/be eligible for a Medicare provider number.

Applicants are required to demonstrate readiness as a practitioner and experience as an educator to meet the needs of our large multi-disciplinary facility.  The ideal applicant will have the capacity to facilitate the provision of services in a broad range of clinical environments. A working knowledge of clinical education issues and an enthusiasm for teaching are essential.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  


Multiple part time positions are available (0.8 FTE, and 0.6 FTE) at HEW Level 7, fixed term for 2 years. The remuneration package will be in the range $79,498 - $86,950 p.a. FTE, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $93,013 - $101,732 p.a. FTE).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Mrs Teresa Quinlan, Clinic Manager – Occupational Therapy, on +61 7 3443 2428 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses. 

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