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Occupational Therapist - Bundaberg

Health Workforce Queensland
  • Job Type:  Permanent
  • Salary: $80000 - $120000 per annum
  • Discipline: Allied Health
  • JOB - 10003337
  • New Grads are encouraged to apply!


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.

About the Role:

This Aboriginal community-controlled and multi-accredited health and wellbeing organisation is seeking an accredited and registered Occupational Therapist for their Allied Health Professional team who is involved in primary/clinical care services delivered by the organisation. This position is suitable for an experienced Occupational Therapist.

About the Organisation:

This Aboriginal community-controlled and multi-accredited health and wellbeing organisation that delivers services without discrimination to Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Bundaberg and the Wide Bay Burnett. 


  • Providing comprehensive assessment for clients with broad ranges of conditions.
  • Evidence based therapy intervention either individually or in a group setting.
  • Working closely with families and carers to develop therapy programs specific to individuals. 
  • Working collaboratively with other allied health professionals.

Personal Skills Required:

  • High level communication skills.
  • Good health and physically fit.
  • Reliable and organised.
  • Sound problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Genuine interest in people and ability to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Essential Criteria:

  • Bachelor/Master of Occupational Therapy.
  • Minimum 2-5 years’ Occupational Therapy experience.

Key Requirements:     

  • Current AHPRA registration or ability to obtain. 
  • A current driver's licence is essential or ability to obtain. 
  • A First Aid Certificate or ability to obtain.
  • Complete COVID-19 Vaccination Status (as per IWC Policy)
  • A Blue Card (Working with Children Card QLD)* or ability to obtain.
  • A Federal Police Check or ability to obtain.

* No Card, No Start legislation means that the successful applicant will need to hold a valid blue card before they start work. IWC will cover the cost of this application for the successful candidate. 

Salary Package:

Your Salary Package is made up of the following: - 

  • Salary Sacrifice Packaging is valued up to $15,990 per annum – adding up to $7,000 to your take-home pay.
  • Meals and Entertainment Package up to $2,600 per annum.
  • 9-Day Fortnight (for full-time staff).
  • CPD Allowance.
  • Professional Insurance.
  • Superannuation is valued at 10.5%.
  • Annual Leave Loading of 17.5%

About Bundaberg:

Cairns, considered the gateway to Australia's Great Barrier Reef, is a city in tropical Far North Queensland. Its Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park tells the stories of indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with music and dance. Cairns Esplanade, lined with bars and restaurants, has a swimming lagoon. Northwest of the city, Daintree National Park spans mountainous rainforest, gorges and beaches.

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