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Level 4, 348 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Open to Full or Part-Time
New graduates or recent graduates should apply
Job Title: Occupational Therapist - Cairns
This practice consists of a fast-growing interdisciplinary allied health team including eight Exercise Physiologists, five Occupational Therapists, two Physiotherapist, two Allied Health Assistants, and seven administrative superstars. They have a strong reputation that is built on quality, compassion, care, and a fun culture. They are a driven team that pride themselves on teamwork, excellence, and innovation. They focus on bringing out the best in their team members, because they know this will result in the best experience for their clients.
Registered Occupational Therapist - New graduate or recent graduate looking to learn from a senior interdisciplinary team inclusive of 4 senior occupational therapists.
How to know if this role is right for you:
You love people and enjoy adding value to their lives
You are passionate about occupational therapy and feel you would like to make a huge impact in your client’s lives and grow personally and professionally to achieve this
You are confident, energetic, driven, and motivated
You have experience and/or interest in all aspects of occupational therapy, and a thirst for learning, growth, and diversity
You love working and learning within a close-knit supportive team environment
You are an outgoing people person who enjoys meeting and working with a broad range of people of different cultural backgrounds, ages, and clinical needs
You enjoy networking with and developing working relationships with key stakeholders
You like working in a clinic and getting out and about to support people within the community and in their homes
You want to live in the tropics
You are after clear paid progressions.
You love a challenge
If that sounds like you, here are the benefits of working for this organisation:
Great work/life balance is a top priority for us so negotiable flexibility in work hours with no early mornings, late evenings, or weekend work
New purpose-built clinic space in the heart of Cairns with onsite gym space with cable machines, free weights, parallel bars, aerobic equipment, play therapy space, and more…
Fun and exciting team culture with quarterly culture days
An amazing and supportive administrative team
Weekly mentoring and fortnightly in-house continuing education and clinical workshops
Progressive CPD allowance starting in the first year for support in your pursuit of your clinical interests and passion
Amazing opportunities for learning and further upskilling from the clinical leadership team in the areas of paediatrics, aged care, and persistent pain
Opportunities for progression in your career as a clinical supervisor and/or subject matter expert in any clinical interest area of yours.
Be part of a very strong and committed team and you get to learn from other interdisciplinary health professionals who are aligned with the practice’s core purpose
You get to help us with creating new ways to do business and help people
Excellent work conditions and all required equipment provided
Competitive remuneration Potential opportunity for financial assistance in postgraduate study (e.g. Masters etc.) or professional courses
Work from home as an option
Opportunity to apply new ways of dealing with common problems
Unparalleled opportunity to live in the Cairns region where the rainforest meets the reef and so much to do on weekends such as scuba diving, hiking, waterfall hunting, and water skiing.
Qualifications & Experience:
Current or ability to register with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Relevant bachelors degree or equivalent qualification in Occupational Therapy
Working with Children (WWC) Check
Current Police Check
Current Australian Driver's License
Rights to work in Australia
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time or Part Time
After Hours Requirements: No
Salary Information: $80,000 - $110,000 per annum
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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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