Royal Rehab Private Petersham
September 28, 2023
Petersham, Australia
Job Type


  • Temporary full-time New Graduate role 
  • 1 year contract from February 2024
  • Up to $15,900 salary packaging per financial year   
  • Inner West, Sydney


About us.. 

Royal Rehab Private Petersham is part of the Royal Rehab Group, a leading provider of disability and rehabilitation services. A 37 bed private rehabilitation hospital centrally located in Petersham NSW, Royal Rehab Private Petersham is close to public transport and with access to off street parking.

We provide the highest level of patient care through dedicated staff experienced in all major rehabilitation specialties.  Multidisciplinary care is delivered to patients according to individualised patient goals and needs. Our sole focus is helping our patients achieve a better quality of life through rehabilitation, and we are constantly looking at new ways to help improve patient outcomes.

We know diversity makes Royal Rehab Private Petersham 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.


About the role.. 

An exciting opportunity exists an enthusiastic New Graduate Occupational Therapist to join our team. Working within the Allied Health Department, the successful candidate will work across our inpatient rehabilitation unit, day rehabilitation programs and outpatient/NDIS programs at Royal Rehab Private Petersham (RRPP).

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing high quality OT interventions to patients across the Inpatient Rehab, Day Rehab and Outpatient settings.
  • Assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of OT interventions within a patient-focused and goal-centred framework.
  • Working collaboratively with other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure that the patient receives an integrated service that meets their needs.
  • Providing cover to other units from time to time upon request.
  • Supervision of Allied Health Assistants.


About you.. 

Recently graduated and looking to enter the Occupational Therapy workforce? Wanting to start your career in health with a supportive and experienced team? Then this is the perfect opportunity for you! Become a part of an organisation that promotes and shares opportunities for clinical excellence and learning.

Essential Criteria: 

  • A degree in Occupational Therapy with current AHPRA registration.
  • Willingness to learn and engage in new graduate education and training programs.
  • Placement experience in hospital or rehabilitation environment desirable.
  • Placement experience working with neurological disorders including stroke and Parkinson’s Disease desirable.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Sound time management and organisational skills.
  • Current C Class (unrestricted) driver’s license.


What we offer…

  • Salary Packaging: Up to $15,900 salary packaging per financial year
  • Benefits: Fitness Passport & HCF Private Health Insurance discounts
  • Career growth: Genuine career opportunities
  • Work life balance: Flexible work arrangements
  • Salary: Competitive remuneration
  • Leadership: Supportive and experienced leadership team
  • Culture: Friendly and close-knit team environment

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.


What’s next…

Address the essential criteria in your cover letter and CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW.

Please note, only applicants that address this criteria will be considered.


The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including but not limited to a current criminal record check working with children check, employment history and referee checks.

A career with Royal Rehab Private Petersham is an opportunity to collaborate, grow and make a difference with an iconic organisation recognised as a leader in rehabilitation and disability support.

*All final applicants for this position will be requested to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination immunisation record or medical exemption certificate as part of the recruitment process* We do not provide sponsorship and no agencies please.


Further Enquiries:

Emma Scriven, Allied Health Manager

Phone: (02) 8585 4900