Australia needs Occupational Therapists. Occupational Therapist is on Australia’s list of In Demand Occupations. The code given to each in Demand occupation is called that occupation’s ANZSCO code. The ANZSCO code for Occupational Therapist is 252411.
This means Australia is wanting more qualified Occupational Therapists to move to Australia to live on a permanent basis, to fill the vacancies it has for Occupational Therapist.
This is great news for qualified Occupational Therapists all over the world.
You can move to Australia to work as an Occupational Therapist and be given permanent residency and citizenship. Australia is serious about filling their Vacancies for Occupational Therapists.
If you are looking to move to Australia, either permanently or temporarily, having a job lined up is a great way to get to Australia faster and speed up your visa application process.
To search for Occupational Therapist Jobs in Australia for foreigners, use our job search function which searches tens of thousands of jobs currently available across Australia. But first let’s make sure you have the correct Qualifications so you can be given the best visas to live and work in Australia.
Visas required to work in Australia as an Occupational Therapist
To work as a an Occupational Therapist in Australia as a foreigner you will need a visa. The visa options available include the 189, 190 or 491 visa, a working holiday visa or be able to work under another type of visa such as spouse visa or international student visa.
To work in a specific qualified field you will also need a skills assessment certificate to ensure you have the equivalent training and qualifications in your field to work in Australia. To find out more about the visa process take our Free Visa Assessment here.
Please note you can not work in Australia on a tourist visa.
Work in Australia as an Occupational Therapist
Each visa has different restrictions on the type of work you can do, how much work you can do or where you can do your work. Some visas such as the 189 have no restrictions, 190 has a temporary restriction to work in a particular state, student visas have a maximum number of hours and some visas are linked directly to an employer – meaning you can only work for them.
There are many elements to the visa and work situation in Australia. To get more information please fill in your Visa Assessment so we can accurately assess your work and visa options.
Search for Occupational Therapist Jobs in Australia
To look for Occupational Therapist jobs in Australia, search below. There are many Occupational Therapist jobs in Australia and jobs are generally advertised in detail to help you determine if you are a good candidate for the position.
Take a look and compare what you could be earning in Australia. Salaries for many occupations are quite high in Australia,you might be surprised by what you could be earning while enjoying a great Lifestyle in the sun.
Do Occupational Therapist Jobs in Australia for Foreigners Come With Accommodation?
Many Occupational Therapist expat jobs in Australia come with a housing allowance and for the first few months your employer will usually book and pay for serviced accommodation locally while you get yourself established.
Applying for Occupational Therapist jobs in Australia as a foreigner
The good news is you can just get started applying for Jobs in Australia. You will need a visa in place to get started, but having a job to go to is a great help and personally very motivating to get you moving forward toward your dream of an Australian life. Lets Go Global would love to help you get there.
Again, there are numerous types of visas and requirements are different for each. If you are interested in living and working in Australia, start your journey today. Take our free visa assessment and start looking through the thousands of jobs currently available in Australia to work as an Occupational Therapist.