Occupational Therapist - Engage Therapy (Launceston)

Engage Therapy

Location: Northern Tasmania       Occupation: Occupational Therapy       Position Type: Full Time      

Engage Therapy is a highly innovative, private, allied health centre, seeking a full-time or part-time Senior Occupational Therapist to grow our current team comprising of Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, a Physiotherapist and a Dietitian. Engage Therapy is passionate about providing best practise, client-centred, integrated team interventions to our community. We work with both paediatric and adult caseloads. Attractive salary and relocation assistance available to the right candidate.

The Position

Our preferred candidates would:

  • Have at least 5 years’ experience, with skills to work with both adult and paediatric populations, including complex neurological conditions.
  • Share the Engage Therapy core values of:
    - Be extraordinary
    - Be a team player
    - Believe in potential
    - Find a better way
    - Make it fun
  • Demonstrate experience of working collaboratively with the client, family, allied health team and stakeholders.
  • Proactively participate in the growth of the Engage Therapy brand. This may include involvement in service development, marketing and community engagement.
  • Preferred start date June 2019.

The Organisation

Engage Therapy was created out of a passion to deliver high quality integrated team therapy services to the local community. Engage Therapy believes all our clients have an ability to learn, grow and develop regardless of their health concerns or disability.

Engage values the importance of our clients trusting and feeling confident in their therapist’s skills. Therefore, we guarantee the quality of our therapists through selecting passionate, experienced therapists with a strong professional development history.

We work in a variety of clinic and community based settings, to meet the needs of our clients. This includes outreach to rural areas. We are registered to provide services for the NDIS, DSS Better Start, MAIB, Medicare and private health funds.

Engage Therapy is committed to providing the most effective, evidence based treatment approaches for each client. This includes access to specialist equipment and intensive therapy options.

What's on offer?

  • Permanent full-time and part-time employment options. This 1 FTE could be a job share depending to allow therapists to work in their preferred areas of expertise.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Attractive salary for right candidate.
  • Flexibility to grow caseload and develop services in preferred areas of practise.
  • Variety of work environments and opportunities to collaborate with other experienced professionals.
  • Support for training/professional development to meet the needs of the role.
  • Administrative support and easy to use patient management systems, increasing your time to enjoy seeing clients.
  • Relocation assistance for the right candidate and would consider sponsoring an overseas therapist on limited registration.

Application Instructions

If you are interested in this position and would like to find out more about it, please contact Natasha on 03 63437852 or email your cover letter and CV to

Date advertised: Wednesday 17th April 2019
Northern Tasmania

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