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Occupational Therapist - Multidisciplinary Practice - Cairns

Health Workforce Queensland
  • Salary $70000 - $110000 per annum
  • JOB - 10003285
  • Design your ideal career over time, while working within a values focused and cohesive team
  • Bonuses, long term incentivisation payments, CPD allowance are on offer
  • While experience is preferred, exceptional new graduates are welcome to apply
  • Job Type:  Permanent - Full Time


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.

Practice Information:

This Multidisciplinary practice has branches in Cairns City, Mount Sheridan & Cooktown. They service clients throughout the Cairns region. With Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Osteopathy, Exercise Physiology, Naturopathy, Myotherapy & Remedial Massage, as well as high quality equipment and technologies like gait scan, shockwave & more, their vision is to make FNQ the healthiest region in Australia. The organisation invests heavily in team training and development with weekly, monthly and quarterly team training, both in house and via external speakers. They believe in practicing according to our values of Compassion, Leadership, Integrity, Consistency, Kindness & Sustainability and contributing positively to the community around us. They are always happy to support good practitioners who are team-players to achieve both their professional & personal hopes & dreams.

Position Description:

With 4 current locations (3 in Cairns and 1 in Cooktown), working with this organisation would suit a motivated and team focused person who is capable of working independently as an Occupational Therapist. They have a mixed MSK and neurological clinic and the majority of clients you would see would be those with neurological and/or cognitive/ processing impairments. Culture and fit is highly important to us- we have previously won a Cairns Chamber of Commerce Excellence in People Management award, they offer a large CPD budget and in house team training and we run quarterly team sessions and regular check ins. The ideal candidate must be in alignment with our CLICKS values - Compassion, Leadership, Integrity, Consistency, Kindness & Sustainability.

Your caseload:

You will be happy to see predominately NDIS clients for either intervention and/ or report writing. You may be keen to grow your skills and contribute to our unique Concussion clinic and Dizzy clinic, through cognitive retraining, management of sensory issues and more. This is an exciting opportunity for a friendly, compassionate and growth oriented Occupational Therapist to design their ideal career over time, while working within a values focused and cohesive team with a shared purpose to advance healthcare in Cairns and Far North Queensland.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelors Occupational Therapy
  • Full AHPRA registration
  • While experience is preferred, exceptional new graduates are welcome to apply

Salary Information: $70,000.00 – $110,000.00 per year

About Cairns:

Cairns is a growing population of 160,000 with lower housing costs than major Australian cities and less commute times- however we benefit from having an international airport, great arts and access to pretty much every sport apart from skiing and surfing. Surrounded by the rainforest, with access to waterfalls, the Atherton tablelands & the Great Barrier Reef, it is a nature lovers paradise and one of Australia's most beautiful places- with the best weather in winters! Amazing mountain biking & hiking trails too!

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

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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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