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Turrbal and Jagera Country
Level 4, 348 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Join a leading community, non-profit, primary health care services provider – multiple opportunities available!
Enjoy an attractive salary of $73,978 - $94,544 (commensurate with experience), PLUS super and up to $15,900 salary sacrificing!
Excellent range of additional benefits include a flexible working environment, 17.5% leave loading, 5 weeks annual leave, AND relocation assistance!
Option for Full time or Part Time
This organisation provides allied health, home and community supports, mental health and wellbeing and headspace services throughout rural, regional and remote Queensland. Their goal is to assist in improving the physical, social and emotional wellbeing of the clients we work with. Their team aim to make sure you, your loved ones and your carers receive the help you need. Whether you’re struggling with daily tasks or just need a little extra assistance, the right healthcare could improve your quality of life. We are a multidisciplinary organisation and can arrange local, professional care to suit your needs, from support workers to community care drivers, physiotherapists, speech pathologists, mental health workers and more. They serve over 50 communities across remote, rural and regional areas of Australia, including Townsville, Mount Isa, Longreach, Normanton, Doomadgee, Cloncurry and Mornington Island.
Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle this organisation is now seeking an Occupational Therapist to join their team on either Full time or Part time basis. This position is based in Mount Isa. Applications from all experience levels, from fresh graduates to seasoned experts, are encouraged. As part of a supportive, diverse, and multidisciplinary team, you’ll provide occupational therapy services in collaboration with a range of specialists. You'll get to treat based on clinical need without the barriers that are often present in private practice funding, offering long-term treatment and prevention strategies. Working with a diverse range of clients, you'll set your own schedule and have the chance to see the real difference your work makes as you enable rural communities to live and receive high-quality holistic care. Day-to-day responsibilities will include:
Supporting participants inclusion in the communities and activities they choose;
Assessing clients' emotional, cognitive, developmental and physical capabilities using clinical observations and standardised assessments;
Planning and directorship of programs through the use of vocational, recreational, social and educational activities on an individual and group basis;
Assessing clients' functional potential in their home, leisure, work and school environments, and recommend environmental adaptations to maximise their performance;
Providing advice to family members, carers, employers and teachers about adapting clients' home, leisure, work and school environments;
Delivering goal-directed early childhoods supports; and
Assisting with community education activities to improve the health of individuals by raising awareness of healthy lifestyles, diseases and disabilities.
Skills and Experience:
To be considered you must be registered, or eligible to obtain registration with AHPRA and have a passion for providing quality healthcare. In addition, you will need:
A relevant Occupational Therapy qualification;
A current, unrestricted 'C' class Australian Driver's Licence; and
The right to live and work in Australia.
Why join our team?
The clinical caseload is varied, giving great exposure to a range of different clinical presentations, allowing you to explore all areas of your discipline early on in your career;
The organisation provides genuine community and not-for-profit primary health care services where there is no cost to the client;
They have a great team culture with many early career professionals across our business; this allows for strong friendships to be formed and a wealth of peer support to be provided;
Working with a large multidisciplinary team you will learn about other health disciplines, holistic health care and referral pathways that exist, allowing a wraparound service for your clients; and
If applying as a Graduate, you will be well supported with structured supervision and mentoring.
This organisation prides themselves on growing our clinicians to be the best versions f themselves and providing career progression opportunities. At whatever level you join, you'll have ongoing mentorship and support available and the opportunity to choose your own external mentor. Whether you are looking for a change of scenery or a new adventure, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution.
Permanent - Full Time or Part time.
$73,000 - $95,000 per annum.
About Mount Isa:
Also known as the 'Oasis of the Outback', Mount Isa offers a relaxed lifestyle and close-knit, supportive community of a small town, without sacrificing the amenities of city living. With a variety of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options, but none of the traffic or noise, it is a fantastic place for a "tree change", offering something for everyone, regardless of their interests. Home to the biggest rodeo in the southern hemisphere, which draws visitors from around the world, Mount Isa also offers the perfect jumping-off point to explore the nearby national parks, and Lake Moondarra reservoir.
You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this role; and All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check.
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.