Occupational Therapist- Peninsula Team

Everyday Independence

Everyday Independence is growing because of our success and culture. Positions are available within our Peninsula Team located in Mornington.

  • Flexible working (time, leave, caseloads and location) to support therapists
  • Industry leading coaching, mentoring and career development pathways
  • Off to a Flying Start Programme to support you when you are new to your role
About the Company
Everyday Independence supports people with a disability to live to their full potential and enjoy an everyday life. We offer Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Positive Behaviour Supports and Early Childhood Supports to build on what is working in a person’s life and create changes to areas that are not. With 20 teams located across Queensland, Victoria & New South Wales we are committed to building a workforce of therapists that can deliver high impact outcomes to people that make a real difference to their everyday lives and to the Australian community.

About the Position
We are looking for talented and passionate Occupational Therapist to join our Peninsula Team located in Mornington with experience in Assistive Technology, Home Modifications, Special Disability Accommodation, Mental Health and Key Worker.

Join an organisation that strives to be the best in the world at interdisciplinary therapy. You will support people within their natural environment, in ways which are inclusive of their family, friends and community. You will be part of a team who are skilled and passionate about providing therapy within a social model of disability. We are growing because of our success and our culture. Do you think you would be a good fit for our team?

Employment term: Permanent Full time or part time
Salary $70,000-$115, 000 plus generous vehicle options.
Roles available for experienced clinicians 

Why work at Everyday Independence?
  1. Career Progression and Learning: Our therapists rated our development programmes 9/10 in our 2019 Team Survey. All therapists at Everyday Independence have a career pathway and professional development plan.
  2. Our Culture: we share values and vision of person centered practice where people matter. We are proud winners of the Team Culture Award at the Australian Allied Health Awards for 2019.
  3. Excellence and Innovation: We are at the forefront of our industry and influencing the future of allied health services in the disability sector in Australia. We show a strong commitment to evidence-based practice in a social model of disability. 
  4. We make a difference to people’s lives: Supporting them to achieve their goals and building the capacity of those around them.
  5. Support: Every team member has access to support and scheduled professional development embedded in their week. Therapists access coaching, mentoring, shadowing, learning communities and much more. Therapists tell us that accessing the right support at the right time has the biggest impact on their work with their clients.
  6. Teamwork: we use a team approach to deliver true interdisciplinary practice – you will come to Everyday Independence and be part of something bigger than yourself. In our most recent survey team members rated team support at more than 8.5/10.  
  7. Our size: With nearly 250 employees, our team members tell us that they like the opportunities that size brings, including career development, reduced travel between appointments and specialisation.
  8. Our geographical reach: we have therapy hubs in metropolitan and regional Victoria, New South Wales and are now expanding to Queensland. Our employees have the flexibility to move for career opportunities and for life circumstances. 
  9. Flexibility: We welcome and value therapists that are parents (or therapists with other life roles) and can offer the flexibility that they need to support their family/interests.
In your Occupational Therapy role you will:
  • Work with children and families and/ or adults depending on your experience and interest
  • Earn above award salary with additional leave if required
  • Be provided with the tools you need including laptop, phone and generous vehicle options
  • Have opportunities for career development including leadership, clinical specialisation, coaching and mentoring. 
  • Be part of a team that has strong commitment to a positive culture and delivering outcomes that make a real difference to people’s lives.

Everyday Independence embraces and values inclusion. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. If you have any support or access needs, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We are committed to providing flexible ways of working for every role. Talk to us about how this job could be flexible for you.  
Everyday Independence is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and adults with disabilities. We require all candidates to undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement including but not limited to; national criminal history check; international police check ( where candidates have worked overseas ) and holding or obtaining a Working with Children clearance / equivalent in accordance with State laws.

You can find out more about Everyday Independence on our website www.everydayind.com.au/joinourteam or you can speak directly to our People and Culture team on 1300 179 131    

Apply Now! As we will begin interviewing as applications are received