Senior Occupational Therapist – Community, Aged Care and NDIS – Tweed Heads, NSW

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About the Company;

We are a team of 55+ allied health professionals including Physio’s, OTs, Podiatrists, Dietitians, Speech Pathologists and Exercise Physiologists who live 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 existing skills in the NDIS and community aged care space, based in Tweed Heads, NSW with travel between Grafton and the Gold Coast. This is an opportunity to make the role your own and the right individual will be someone 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 our clients.

You will collaborate with other practitioners to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to help clients achieve their daily living and have the opportunity to build a junior team around you.

Based in Tweed Heads and servicing the surrounding areas, you are expected to fulfill the following;

  • NDIS & Disability assessments, service agreements, intervention and treatments.
  • Home assessments and modifications.
  • Deliver community 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).
  • Car
  • Phone
  • Performance bonuses
  • One on one business planning support provided
  • Annual professional development allowance

Skills & Experience;

  • Qualification as an Occupational Therapist
  • Registration with AHPRA
  • Valid Police Check (within last 3 years)
  • 1+ years NDIS experience with demonstrated results (clinically and commercially)

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


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

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