Occupational Therapy QLD

Occupational Therapist - New Year! New Role

  • Join a leading community, non-profit, primary health care services provider – multiple opportunities available!
  • Enjoy an attractive salary of $73,978 - $94,544 (commensurate with experience), PLUS super and up to $15,900 salary sacrificing!
  • Excellent range of additional benefits include a flexible working environment, 17.5% leave loading, 5 weeks annual leave, AND relocation assistance!
Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle

NWRH is now seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our team on either Full time or Part time (6,12 or 24 month contract) basis. This position is based in Longreach. Applications from all experience levels, from fresh graduates to seasoned experts, are encouraged.

As part of a supportive, diverse, and multidisciplinary team, you’ll provide occupational therapy services in collaboration with a range of specialists. You'll get to treat based on clinical need without the barriers that are often present in private practice funding, offering long-term treatment and prevention strategies.

Working with a diverse range of clients, you'll set your own schedule and have the chance to see the real difference your work makes as you enable rural communities to live and receive high-quality holistic care.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include:
  • Supporting participants inclusion in the communities and activities they choose;
  • Assessing clients' emotional, cognitive, developmental and physical capabilities using clinical observations and standardised assessments;
  • Planning and directorship of programs through the use of vocational, recreational, social and educational activities on an individual and group basis;
  • Assessing clients' functional potential in their home, leisure, work and school environments, and recommend environmental adaptations to maximise their performance;
  • Providing advice to family members, carers, employers and teachers about adapting clients' home, leisure, work and school environments;
  • Delivering goal-directed early childhoods supports; and
  • Assisting with community education activities to improve the health of individuals by raising awareness of healthy lifestyles, diseases and disabilities.

For further questions, please contact Mary Macintosh on [email protected] or phone: 07 4752 7100

Skills and experience

To be considered you must be registered, or eligible to obtain registration with AHPRA and have a passion for providing quality healthcare.

In addition, you will need:

  • A relevant Occupational Therapy qualification;
  • A current, unrestricted 'C' class Australian Driver's Licence; and
  • The right to live and work in Australia.
Why join our team?

  • The clinical caseload is varied, giving great exposure to a range of different clinical presentations, allowing you to explore all areas of your discipline early on in your career;
  • We provide genuine community and not-for-profit primary health care services where there is no cost to the client;
  • We have a great team culture with many early career professionals across our business; this allows for strong friendships to be formed and a wealth of peer support to be provided;
  • Working with a large multidisciplinary team you will learn about other health disciplines, holistic health care and referral pathways that exist, allowing a wraparound service for your clients; and
  • If applying as a Graduate, you will be well supported with structured supervision and mentoring.
We pride ourselves on growing our clinicians to be the best versions of themselves and providing career progression opportunities. At whatever level you join, you'll have ongoing mentorship and support available and the opportunity to choose your own external mentor.

Whether you are looking for a change of scenery or a new adventure, this is an opportunity to make a real and valuable contribution.

Please note:

  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this role; and
  • All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check.

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For more information and to apply Occupational Therapist- New Year! New Role! | North and West Remote Health (NWRH) (

Contact Officer - Mary Macintosh, 07 4752 7100, [email protected]