Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Company Description

Welcome to Ability Action Australia!

We are a multi-disciplinary team of allied health practitioners providing services within the NDIS landscape. We are passionate about empowering participants to achieve their goals and engage in the activities most important to them. We love what we do, and we hope you will too! 

Job Description

We would love to welcome an early career or experienced Occupational Therapist into our Mackay team, who is looking to make a meaningful and rewarding impact in their local community.

About Us:

We love nothing more than seeing our participants achieve their goals, we live and breathe capacity building and hope to empower participants by:

  • Using a strengths-based approach to guide our assessment, goals and ultimately our intervention
  • We use a combination of standardised and non-standardised assessment, curated to the participants needs to guide our clinical reasoning
  • Exploring and navigating complex cases, engaging in 1:1 supervision as well as team and national based in-services are just some of the ways you can expect to be supported

We have a large and diverse OT team, who each have unique caseloads tailored to their own interests and passions. We currently have clinicians working across areas such as early intervention (including infants 0-12 months), paediatrics, adults, complex assistive technology (paeds and adults), home modifications and psychosocial disabilities.

On a personal level, we are a dynamic bunch of clinicians who exude a passion for disability. We want to see the best in each other, just as we do our participants. 

As you support many, we support you! We offer:

  • A clinical caseload that you are passionate about and fills your cup! We make sure your caseload fits both your individual learning goals and passion areas.
  • Creative solutions to making work fit into your home life, and not the other way around
  • The exploration and navigation of complex situations via 1:1 supervision curated to your learning style
  • Engaging and relevant professional development and clinical support through local and national journal clubs, in-services, and group supervisions
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your clinical and professional skills
  • Career planning and development: We care about your career goals and can offer unlimited leadership and career growth options through Ability Action Australia and our parent company, MedHealth.
  • Multiple ways of acknowledging how hard you work each and every day, in a way that makes you feel valued and meets your needs. This could be in the form of incentive programs with attractive financial bonuses or time away from work to spend with your loved ones!
  • Plus all of the essentials such as EAP, fitness passport and 12 weeks maternity leave.

About you:

  • You’ve been an OT for at least 6 months
  • You’ve had some experience working within the disability / NDIS landscape.
  • Passionate about providing OT services to vulnerable members of the community
  • Looking for a fun, collaborative and supportive work environment!
  • A driver’s license and full access to a vehicle
Additional Information

Interested in finding out more about this AMAZING opportunity? 

Click on the APPLY button or please contact me, Karissa, on 0447 093 616 or email kketley@abilityactionaustralia.com.au to have a confidential discussion about this role. If you do not have an updated resume you can add me on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/karissa-ketley/

You are welcome here.

Our fast-growing team of more than 3,000 people around Australia represent a huge array of life experiences, skills and ways of thinking. We value all these differences. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, proudly welcoming people with disability including mental health conditions, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people from the LGBTQI community, veterans, carers and Indigenous Australians to our team.