Senior Occupational Therapist

Job Description

  • Salary Packaging: Up to $18,550 salary packaging benefits (lower your taxable income and increase your take home pay!) 
  • Benefits: Fitness Passport & HCF Private Health Insurance discounts 
  • Extra Leave: 4 weeks annual leave + additional 5 days leave 
  • Career growth: Genuine career opportunities  
  • Work life balance: Flexible work arrangements  
  • Salary: Competitive remuneration  
  • Culture: Friendly and close-knit team environment 


About us...  

Royal Rehab LifeWorks is part of the Royal Rehab Group, a leading provider of disability and rehabilitation services.   

Representing a broad range of professions, our people are united by our values of honesty, respect, working together and innovative thinking. We are inspired by a commitment to clinical excellence and personalised care. 

Royal Rehab LifeWorks provides rehabilitation services to people experiencing illness, injury or disability to improve their overall wellbeing through individually tailored programs and world-leading technology. Our approach is informed by world-leading best practice and ultimately guided by the customer– their needs, their goals, their aspirations. 

We know diversity makes Royal Rehab LifeWorks a great place to work and we are committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the people we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTIQA+, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

At Royal Rehab LifeWorks we are proud to be Great Place to Work Certified!! 


About the role

As our Senior Occupational Therapist, your role is key to delivering the very best, person-centered therapy services, empowering individuals to attain social and economic participation in the community.  This newly created position offers a unique opportunity for a passionate individual to lead growth, deliver high-quality services, and provide supervision and peer support as part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team.

*** Please note that this role is based in Townsville and relocation package is offered for candidates open to moving for this position***


Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead and collaborate with a range of stakeholders that support people to achieve their goals and improve their community participation.
  • Implement and review therapy needs, develop intervention plans and strategies with clients, family, carers, and their service providers.
  • Manage sensitive enquiries, specialist services and complex supports
  • Provide peer support and development opportunities including clinical supervision and learning and development needs.
  • Proactively work with the Allied Health Manager and other senior clinicians to support the Royal Rehab LifeWorks strategy.
  • Actively promote and lead the Royal Rehab LifeWorks service offerings and in particular the occupational therapy service.


About you

We are seeking an individual whose passion for delivering high-quality supports, and finding the right team fit, aligns with ours! We welcome applications from people who:

  • Have experience working with people with a disability who may have a range of complex and challenging support needs
  • Enjoy providing clinical supervision to early career therapists 
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in continuous learning and development, drawing inspiration from both internal and external sources.
  • Embrace openness to new ideas and alternative work methods, while actively contributing their own innovative thoughts and suggestions.
  • Exhibit a creative, curious, and thoughtful approach to their work, fostering an environment of ingenuity and consideration.


Essential Criteria: 

  • AHPRA registration
  • Tertiary level qualifications in Occupational Therapy


Your Royal Rewards

  • Salary Packaging: Up to $18,550 salary packaging benefits (lower your taxable income and increase your take home pay!) 
  • Benefits: Fitness Passport & HCF Private Health Insurance discounts 
  • 5 extra leave days: Access to an additional 5 individual leave days  
  • Career growth: Genuine career opportunities  
  • QLeave: Access to portable long service leave for eligible candidates 
  • Work life balance: Flexible work arrangements  
  • Salary: Competitive remuneration  
  • Leadership: Supportive and experienced leadership team  
  • Culture: Friendly and close-knit team environment 
  • Proud to be Great Place to Work Certified!! 


What’s next… 

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, address the essential criteria in your cover letter and CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW to start your journey with us!   

Please note, only applicants that address this essential criteria will be considered. 

The successful applicant may be required to undergo pre-employment checks including but not limited to a current criminal record check working with children check, employment history and referee checks. Vaccination against infectious diseases is strongly encouraged. 

For more information or to find out more, please contact Team Leader – Anna Hedges via email or phone 0403 235 758

Please, no recruitment agencies.

Join us in cultivating a culture of excellence at Royal Rehab, where your skills, growth, and well-being are prioritized!