Occupational Therapists

Location: Mackay, Queensland

We are seeking passionate, energetic and caring professionals with “can do” attitudes, who truly want to make a difference in the lives of people with a disability. 

This opportunity would suit graduate or experienced Occupational Therapists. 

How we get the job done

In Mackay we are fortunate to assist a diverse range of NDIS participants in our Supported Independent Living, Community Access, Programs and Respite Accommodation services.   Our clients have a range of disabilities and challenging behaviours. We also support clients and their families at the Engedi Therapy Hub. 

Engedi Therapy offers a multidisciplinary team under the one roof, giving clients access to a hub of therapists working together to create a coordinated approach to meeting NDIS goals and capacity building.

We are seeking professionals who are resilient and have a sound understanding of the importance of supporting people in line with our commitment to the NDIS practice standards.

The allied health team provides quality support to people with a disability to improve the outcomes of its service users through implementation of appropriate supports, including therapy-based interventions and living adjustments.

How you will interact with people and other benefits

Being part of Engedi means you are making a difference in people's lives.  Our team is made up of people who care and who are committed to enriching the lives of our clients.

Other benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate for experienced practitioners with opportunities for fortnightly bonuses

  • Supportive and empowering management team

  • Salary Sacrificing

  • Relocation benefits are an option

  • Professional development allowance

  • Payment of fees for insurance and professional memberships

  • Flexible working arrangements

Who we are and why we do it

We are people who care. Engedi provides support to people with a disability, their families and communities. Our clients receive services designed to meet their everyday needs and support them to achieve their goals. Engedi is committed to providing service that is caring, reliable, responsive, flexible, friendly and empathetic. We believe that everyone should have equal opportunities.  We advocate for everyone to have a voice. We do this by providing our clients access to quality services and dedicated professionals who can make a real difference in client lives.   

Responsibilities will include

  • Day to day you will support our valued clients to improve their quality of life

  • Completion of all necessary assessments, report writing and interventions to improve all areas of daily living, community based services, mobility and home safety

  • Communicating assessed needs clearly and precisely to your client, their family or support team and other stakeholders, including NDIS, within appropriate time frames

  • Supporting our clients to engage with their local communities and culture

  • Nurturing dignity, autonomy, and choice

What you will bring to make a difference in other's lives

  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy

  • Demonstrated experience preferred but not essential

  • Current registration with APHRA

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Current drivers license (mandatory requirement)

  • Current Blue Card (mandatory requirement)

  • NDIS disability worker screening clearance (mandatory requirement)

  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module (mandatory requirement)

  • Current First Aid certificate

Next steps

Please complete the application form linked above. Please call 07 4942 4905 and speak with our Team Leader with any questions. 

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome, actively support and promote the employment of people from diverse groups, including: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people; people with a disability; people of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities (DGSS); culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) people; older people; and other diverse groups.

As part of our process selected applicants will be required to undergo employment screening and probity checks prior to commencing.