Occupational Therapist / Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Life Australia

We are seeking an OT to work with our clients on a Full-time basis. Great work-life balance! Great team environment.

  • Permanent, full-time role based in Woolloongabba
  • Competitive salary and employee benefits to support you
  • Make a meaningful contribution and grow your career!
Spinal Life Australia is a profit-for-purpose organisation, supporting people with spinal cord damage to live accessible, equitable and empowered lives, with a focus on innovation and advocacy.

We’re seeking a confident and courageous Occupational Therapist, who is experienced in delivering industry best practice and believes there is always a better way to do things.

As part of our team of highly motivated Allied Health professionals, you will work closely with people with spinal cord damage and other physical disabilities to help them achieve their goals and live the life they want to lead.

This is a permanent, full-time role with a salary of $80,000 to $100,000, based at our Brisbane office with daily visits to support your customers in the community.

In this dynamic role, you can make a meaningful contribution to your customer’s lives by:
  • trialling and prescribing equipment and assistive technology including manual and power wheelchairs, pressure reduction cushions, hoists and slings, shower chairs, and continence and daily living aids
  • writing reports for funding bodies to support the purchase of equipment and assistive technology to meet customers’ needs
  • contributing to strategic planning to improve and expand our services
  • completing Functional Capacity Assessments, applications for Complex Home Modifications, Supported Independent Living and Specialist Disability Accommodation, as well as driving assessments and recommendations
  • managing your caseload while working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver the best outcomes for our customers.
Successful applicants will need:
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Experience in working with people with spinal cord damage or other physical disabilities would be an advantage
  • High level of organisational skills to manage and coordinate caseloads
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in delivering the best possible solutions for your customers
  • Experience working in a fee-for-service environment is highly desirable.  
Our benefits to support you:
  • Competitive remuneration and salary packaging
  • Being part of a professional, highly motivated, supportive team
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Flexible options to support your work-life balance, including accrued days off
  • Health and wellbeing programs
  • Convenient Woolloongabba location close to public transport, parking and cafés
Send us your resumé and a cover letter, telling us why you would be perfect for the role.

For further information regarding the role please feel free to contact
Emily McGill 
3435 3161