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Occupational Therapist - Bowen

Health Workforce Queensland
  • $77000 - $90000 per annum
  • JOB - 10003332
  • Generous salary package
  • Flexible hours with half day Fridays so you can start your weekend in the Whitsundays early
  • Open to full time and part time applicants
  • New Grads welcome to apply!
  • Job Type:  Permanent - Full Time
  • After Hours Requirements:  No


Health Workforce Queensland is a not for profit, non-Government Rural Workforce Agency (RWA) for primary health workforce in Queensland, focused on making sure remote, rural, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities have access to highly skilled health professionals when and where they need them, now and into the future. Our Vision is to ensure an optimal health workforce to enhance the health of Queensland communities.

The Practice:

This private allied health practice currently services various communities in the beautiful Whitsundays and Isacc regions in Queensland. Their team offers allied health services through the life span via NDIS, DVA, Home Care, Medicare and private participants. Their team uses a holistic approach to fostering healthy lifestyles that are meaningful to the individual.

The Team:

You will be joining a friendly, passionate and supportive team. The team believe all individuals deserve to have the opportunity to live a meaningful life full of joy and opportunities. They value a holistic approach, family-centred practice, building strong community connections, neurodiversity, creativity and most importantly evidence-based practice to support better outcomes in rural health.

The Role:

This practice is currently seeking a passionate Occupational Therapist to join their established team. You will be providing assessment and therapy services to support a caseload of clients through the lifespan. These services may be conducted in clinic or within the community. Your Duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Providing high-quality assessment and therapy services to OT4You clients (including NDIS, Home Care, DVA, Medicare and private).
  • Working closely with clients, their families and other community organisations to improve the overall function and participation of all individuals of all abilities within our community.
  • Working closely with the team to support continued development and service improvements.

Why work for this Practice?

  • Excellent remuneration – Generous salary package
  • Work-Life Balance – they offer flexible hours with half day Fridays so you can start your weekend in the Whitsundays early.
  • Full time and part time applicants will be considered
  • They can accommodate family or personal needs.
  • Make an impact – You will become truly connected with this beautiful community and will be responsible for helping to support positive health outcomes within it.
  • Fantastic Work Culture – Collaborative working environment
  • Career Progression – they support ongoing training and professional development, with opportunity to develop your clinical and leadership skills.
  • They have a fantastic clinic fully equipped with all things needed to provide a wonderful service.
  • Regular internal and external supervision and mentoring
  • Supported PD package
  • Supported onboarding process including clinical work shadowing

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree (or higher) in Occupational Therapy
  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • Experience working within the NDIS and Home Care is desirable.
  • Must have current Police Check
  • Must have current drivers license
  • Demonstrated a high level of communication skills and team skills
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and passionate about helping others.

About Bowen:

This position is located in their established Bowen clinic. Bowen is a coastal town located in the WHITSUNDAYS, where paradise is on your doorstep and everything is less than 5minutes drive away. Our friendly Whitsundays community has a lot to offer, from world renowned beaches, incredible reef fishing, snorkeling, and bushwalks, to great dinning and social activities. With access to a domestic airport only 45minutes down the road, nowhere is too far away.

For more information on this position, please contact our team via [email protected] using the subject line: Occupational Therapist - Bowen enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.

Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.

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