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Senior Occupational Therapist – Community / NDIS – Sunshine Coast

Job Description

Our Client:
Our client is a Sunshine Coast-based locally owned and operated provider, dedicated to delivering high-quality allied health services to adult NDIS and community clients. They are a supportive, inclusive and passionate multi-disciplinary team of allied health professionals who value collaboration, diversity, and professionalism.

About the Role: 

We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to take on a senior role in Sunshine Coast QLD.

Primary responsibilities will involve:
  • Evaluating adult NDIS recipients who exhibit a wide spectrum of acute and chronic health issues linked to physical, cognitive, or sensory impairments.
  • Devising and executing efficient therapy and rehabilitation plans to aid clients in attaining their specific objectives.
  • Crafting Assistive Technology prescriptions encompassing mobility, seating, and electronic assistive technology.
  • Assessing, reassessing, and documenting both basic and intricate home adjustments.
  • Generating thorough reports for submission to funding organizations.
  • Ensuring the proficient and secure delivery of client care either within a clinical setting or at their residences.
  • Providing guidance and mentorship in clinical excellence to junior occupational therapy team members.
  • Demonstrating a drive for continuous learning and skill enhancement, actively engaging in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities and interdisciplinary clinical review sessions.
  • Abiding by clinical protocols and implementing evidence-based methodologies tailored to the individual needs of each client, thereby ensuring the delivery of high-quality services.
This is a full time position. 

  • Up to $110K total package (depending on experience)
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Modern, equipped offices with spacious work areas 
  • Support from a skilled team of operational staff
  • Regular social events 
  • Ongoing opportunities for career progression and professional development 
  • Tablet and laptop provided + access to company vehicle

About You:
  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • AHPRA registration
  • Strong ability to assess NDIS clients with a diverse range of acute and chronic paediatric conditions
  • Established OT skills in AT prescription, environmental modification and therapy planning related to this caseload
  • A passion and drive to make a difference
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills  
  • Experience developing and delivering projects and a demonstrated ability to build new services is highly desirable
  • An ability to work independently
  • Excellent time management skills 
  • High-level clinical skills and reasoning
  • Accurate and articulate report writing abilities
  • Enthusiasm to grow and expand your knowledge, skill set and career
  • Current drivers licence
  • Current police check
  • Eligible to work permanently in Australia

About Us:    

MediRecruit is Australia’s premier boutique recruitment destination for medical practitioners and healthcare candidates. Run by healthcare professionals, for healthcare professionals, the expert agency’s primary focus is to encourage candidates to discover ‘diverse careers in health’ throughout Australia, New Zealand and the UK.  
How to Apply:  
Please apply and one of our Healthcare Specialists will call you for a confidential discussion. Or contact Harriet Yeates -
Job posted on: March 15, 2024

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