Australia – HEALTHCARE

Occupational Therapist Team Leader – Melbourne - 3681

Location: Melbourne
Salary: Competitive
Position: Full Time

Our client is looking for an Occupational Therapist to assist in the continued growth and development of their business through activities which achieve staff development and retention; while delivering exceptional service to achieve customer satisfaction across the company’s portfolio.

They are a leading allied healthcare provider offering multidisciplinary services to cater for individual needs. Their services include physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, positive behavioural support and psychology.

Role Description

  • Managing and coordinating a team of therapists working within the community
  • Providing training and education to new graduate and less experienced clinicians within the scope of their practice
  • Appropriately coordinating and assigning incoming referrals to clinicians
  • Managing and coordinating rosters, allowing clinicians to utilise their time effectively
  • Liaising and building rapport with key stakeholders such as: Home Care Providers, NDIS Providers and Agents along with other revenue streams


  • Developing policy and procedures around general business and clinical areas including the creation of clinical templates
  • Developing processes to increase efficiency and streamlining eliminate any unnecessary steps within our procedures
  • Provide consistent, quality, strong evidence-based interventions
  • Provide client-focused Occupational Therapy service across all domains of the individuals life


  • Maintain a functioning knowledge and understanding of the various funding streams such as NDIS, Home Care Packages and the SWEP
  • Develop and maintain a regular appointment cycle with clients.
  • Problem-solve unique challenges experienced by clients
  • Liaise and maintain good communications with patients, particularly with respect to jointly setting goals in the development of treatment strategies and ensuring informed consent
  • Provide time quotations for ADL, equipment, mobility and home modification assessments for the disabled and elderly populations
  • Efficiently and effectively conduct comprehensive ADL, equipment and mobility and home modification assessments within the community setting
  • Maintain skill and knowledge of current trends in treatment techniques, best standard equipment recommendations and home modifications
  • Liaise and maintain good communications with interdisciplinary teams involved in patient care
  • Liaise and maintain good communications with builders and equipment provider networks to satisfy the needs of the client
  • Deploy your resources in the most profitable and effective manner and hold other team members accountable for doing the same
  • Work a cross-section of clinical job roles as required, being willing to assist in all services and at all sites
  • Participate in regular continuing education sessions – both within the business and externally
  • Seek assistance from other clinical staff when faced with difficult clinical decision-making
  • Maintain registration as an Occupational Therapist and full financial insurance membership
  • Convert ‘leads’ into ‘consultations’ through the execution of a sound and ethical ‘sales’ process that complies with company values and procedures
  • Recommend and effectively merchandise our products/services to clients

Key Selection Criteria

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy with current AHPRA registration
  • Minimum 3 years of clinical experience

Specific Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience in community/aged care/paediatric arenas
  • Team management and business development experience
  • Knowledge of the company products and services.
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office suite and working knowledge of VINCI software

Personal Attributes/Competencies

  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as autonomously
  • Sincere passion for helping a diverse range of clients
  • Ability to establish genuine rapport with clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Unrestricted current driver’s license.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Relocation Package: $2,000  – $10,000
  • Sponsorship
  • Further education and training
  • Career progression
  • Work-life balance

If you are interested or would like to hear more information on this role, email Carole with your CV at [email protected], or phone +353 (0)87 108 5537 or apply through our link.

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