Category Archives: Occupational Therapist

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Employment pathways for Occupational Therapist graduates in Australia

Job options for OT graduates and students Start Working Sooner Than You Think You don’t have to wait for graduation or AHPRA registration to begin your career. Many employers are willing to hire you conditionally, pending your successful completion of studies and registration.  Becoming an AHA while you study is a great option. Read our…

Emerging job trends for Occupational Therapists in Australia

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Occupational therapy in Australia offers a wealth of opportunities for internationally-trained OTs seeking to transition into the Australian healthcare landscape. Knowing about the latest trends and special areas can really help you do well in your career. In this blog, we explore some emerging trends for Occupational Therapists (OTs) in Australia. This knowledge could enhance…

From Allied Health Assistant to Neurological Occupational Therapist | CASE STUDY

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We Helped a Dedicated Allied Health Assistant Transition to a Neurological Occupational Therapist Role THE ISSUE Our journey began with a determined and driven candidate who embarked on her career as an Allied Health Assistant (AHA) while simultaneously studying an Occupational Therapy (OT) degree. Balancing work and studies, she displayed an unwavering commitment to her…

How to get qualified to work in Occupational Rehab if you’re an Exercise Physiologist

If you are an ESSA-accredited Exercise Physiologist wanting to work in Occupational Rehab, here’s what you need to know. Benefits of working in Occupational Rehab There are many benefits to working in Occupational Rehab (Occ Rehab), including: It offers flexibility around start and finish times, extra paid leave, Rostered Days off, part-time and contracting work…

How to start working as an Allied Health Assistant (AHA) in Australia

What is an AHA? Allied Health Assistants (AHAs) work under the supervision and delegation of an Allied Health professional to assist with therapeutic and program-related activities. AHAs assist professions such as: Physiotherapists | Social workers | Occupational therapists | Speech pathologists. They play a vital role in providing high quality and safe Allied Health services…