Graduate Occupational Therapist

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We are looking for Occupational Therapy graduates who want to make a real difference, to join our two-year Graduate Program. You’ll evaluate the treatment and rehabilitation needs of workers who have been involved in a work-related or non-work-related injury or illness, by applying your knowledge and skills to: 

  • Perform a variety of assessments, such as functional capacity evaluations, worksite, ergonomic or activities of daily living assessments 
  • Conduct specialist functional and pre-employment assessments for corporate customers (including audiometry, spirometry, D&A testing) 
  • Provide effective case management, planning, and monitoring your client’s progress toward their return-to-work goal 
  • Engaging with key stakeholders and building strong relationships to facilitate the achievement of business objectives

What’s in it for you at Acumen Health 

Our people and the work they do make Acumen a special place to work, and we want to make sure your contribution is recognised and rewarded! 

When you join Acumen Health as a graduate, you can expect a range of great benefits to develop you in your career and to look after your wellbeing, including: 

  • Professional development and learning to go towards your CDP points 
  • Quarterly bonus payment program for achieving KPIs, additional payments if KPIs are exceeded 
  • Up to sixteen weeks paid parental leave 
  • Personal and professional development virtual courses through the MCI Institute (part of the APM Group) 
  • Salary sacrifice & ability to purchase additional leave 
  • Discounts on every day and extra-special purchases– from groceries to movie tickets 
  • Access to our Health and Wellbeing Program 
  • Other wellbeing benefits including discounted health insurance and access to Sonder, a personal safety app community 
  • Autonomy to manage your own diary to include time in the office, workplace visits or attending medical appointments with your clients  

As a graduate you will be a part of a multi-disciplinary team and learn from industry experts. As you move through the Graduate Program, you can expect: 

  • 1-on-1 coaching and mentoring with a senior leader 
  • Insights from senior health leaders, as well as other business leaders 
  • A dedicated buddy to support you to settle in and thrive  
  • Opportunities to develop your core career skills and plan your career 

Why we want you at Acumen Health 

  • You’re self-motivated and values-driven 
  • Your exceptional communication and ability to collaborate and build relationships 
  • Your desire to thrive in your career and grow professionally and personally 
  • Your motivation to help people, achieve targets and be business acumen 

You’ll also need to: 

  • Be eligible for AHPRA upon graduating 
  • Be Comcare accredited (desirable but not essential) 
  • Obtain a current Working with Children Check and have a pre-employment national criminal check  
  • Graduated in the last 12 months or graduating in 2024 
  • Located in Newcastle NSW 

About Acumen Health, part of the APM Group 

At Acumen Health, we take an innovative and structured approach to deliver outcome-focused workplace health and rehabilitation programs right across Australia.  

We work with some of Australia’s largest employers and insurers delivering workplace injury prevention and rehabilitation solutions to ensure the safety, health, and productivity of employees. 

Acumen Health is a part of the APM Group, a global health and human services provider now enabling better lives for more than 2 million people each year. APM helps people to find employment, improve their health and wellbeing, and participate in their community.  

When you join Acumen Health, you get access to opportunities that come with being part of a dynamic and growing global business. Learn more at 

Acumen Health places a high priority on the principles of respect, equity, and diversity. As an employer of choice, we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.  

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Health, Physio and Occupational Therapy
  • Work rights:
    Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident,
  • Locations:
  • Closing Date:31st May 2024, 1:59 pm


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