Senior Occupational Therapist – Community, Aged Care and NDIS – Coffs Harbour, NSW

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About the Company

We are a team of 45+ allied health professionals including Physio’s, OTs, Podiatrists, Dietitians, Speech Pathologists and Exercise Physiologists who lives our values of Respect Everyone, Take Responsibility, Contribute to a Team and Solve the Problem every day.

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist who is ready to utilise their skills in the NDIS, residential aged care and community aged care space, based in Coffs Harbour. This is an opportunity to make the role your own and this right individual will be one who is ready to understand the schemes, create valuable relationships, and help our clients achieve great results.

Additionally, we are looking to expand our already established services streams. You will provide outstanding clinical assessment, treatment and customer service to clients in  Coffs Harbour as well as support with regular hours (1-2 days per week) at residential aged care facilities in the area when coverage is required.

You will collaborate with other practitioners to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to helping clients achieve their health & wellbeing goals and have the opportunity to build a junior team around you.


Based Coffs Harbour and servicing the surrounding areas of both, you are expected to fulfil the following:

  • NDIS & Disability assessments, service agreements, intervention and treatments
  • Home assessments and modifications
  • Deliver community aged care services as required
  • Deliver residential aged care services as required
  • Guide and Mentor other staff through the NDIS
  • Develop treatment plans and set goals
  • Help co-ordinate referrals to other Optimum allied health professionals
  • Establish excellent relationships with your client base through the provision of excellent care and customer service.
  • Establish excellent relationships with other medical practitioners and foster existing relationships and contracts.
  • Communicate with a greater team of allied health professionals and medical practitioners to coordinate effective courses of treatment.
  • Help create the operational structures required to operate under the NDIS
  • Involvement in business development plan
  • Perform business develop activities
  • Involvement in marketing & communication
  • Functional needs and capacity assessments


To assist you to achieve in the role and grow professionally Optimum will provide you with the following:

  • Full time position with all its benefits (superannuation, 4 weeks annual leave, base salary, etc).
  • Travel allowance
  • Performance bonuses
  • One on one business planning support provided management.
  • Annual professional development allowance


Skills & Experience

Qualification as an Occupational Therapist

Registration with AHPRA

Valid Police Check (within last 3 years)

Preferred but not essential; experience in community OT (particularly home modifications) and paediatric OT.


Apply now to: Follow the link below, email your resume and cover letter or call Dane on 0423 267 856 to have a chat about this role.

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