Occupational therapy student supervisor X 2 | VIC

VIC, Australia
06 May - 05 Jul 2022

Occupational therapy student supervisors for 6 and 10 week blocks (June/July and October/November respectively:

  • Residential Aged Care (Carlton) 3 days a week 
  • Primary School (Ringwood) 2 days a week

These roles require enthusiastic clinicians to provide supervision to a group of students (10 students in a residential aged care facility; 7 students in a primary school).

Both facilities provide OT placements for students for 2 placement blocks - eight weeks in June/July and four weeks in October/November. The student supervisor role will include two additional weeks for pre-placement planning and report preparation attached to each block.


In a partnership with agency staff the Swinburne supervisor will:

  •  liaise with university staff
  •  negotiate with the agency to plan the student program
  •  provide direct OT supervision during the placement.
  •  consult with agency staff to prepare student reports
  •  complete the student evaluations at midway and completion.

This position will suit someone with an interest in student supervision and occupational therapy education.

Essential requirements:

  • Occupational therapy qualification and current registration with AHPRA
  • Experience in student supervision
  • Experience in working with older adults (for the first role)
  • Experience in working with children and/or in schools (for the second role)
  • Experience running group programs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Sound organizational and time management skills

For more information contact Robin Lovell rlovell@swin.edu.au  

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