Occupational Therapist

Job Description

  • Provide specialist care to our clients in the Tablelands Region
  • Permanent Part Time position available
  • $42.85 - $46.88 per hour + 10% Super + Not for Profit Tax Benefits + Penalties & Allowances

We’re seeking a passionate and talented Occupational Therapist to join our community team across the Tablelands region.

You’ll provide person – centred functional and environmental assessments and interventions to promote independence and quality of life.  Working within our Aged Care Facilities or the client’s home, you’ll have the opportunity to offer specialised equipment and pressure care strategies. 

A challenging but diverse and rewarding role, you’ll be: 

  • Managing a wide variety of client presentations across many funding areas including Home care packages, DVA, TCP, NDIS, Commonwealth Home Support Program, and Residential.
  • Providing long and short term rehabilitation and group programs eg Parkinson’s disease and Falls prevention groups.
  • Providing simple and complex equipment prescription, and major and minor home modifications
  • Liaising with healthcare professionals, such as GPs, nurses and occupational therapists to ensure care plans are formulated and monitored

What you’ll need:

You’ll be passionate about providing exceptional clinical treatment and therapies designed to enable your clients to maintain and improve their independence. You’ll present with: 

  • Tertiary Qualifications and current AHPRA registration
  • Previous experience within an Aged Care or Acute setting
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to build great relationships
  • Effective time-management and proven clinical problem-solving skills
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence and a road worthy vehicle with comprehensive insurance as required 
  • Evidence of COVID Vaccinations

Supporting our clients in the best way possible is important to us. To be employed by Blue Care, you will be required to complete the free NDIS Worker Orientation Module prior to commencement and provide a copy of your certificate on completion. 

Supporting you to support others.
We’ve been caring for Queenslander’s for over 65 years. Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated team of more than 8,000 people do is built on enabling independence, choice and freedom. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you:   

  • Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance
  • Employee assistance, health & wellness programs
  • Values-based culture & rewards and recognition
  • Ongoing learning & development

Ready to work together?
Our application process takes less than 15 minutes – Click the ‘APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. 

Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at Uniting Care Queensland, all staff are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and Uniting Care's vaccination policy requirements, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations. The successful applicant must be able to meet Uniting Care's mandate of receiving all recommended doses of approved Covid-19 vaccines (including boosters) approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the provision of Covid-19 Certificate before commencing employment.