Occupational Therapist

Gidgee Healing is currently seeking a dedicated and passionate Occupational Therapist to join our Allied Health Team. This position is full time with outreach to remote communities. ABOUT GIDGEE HEALING: Gidgee Healing (‘Gidgee’) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, with our strategic direction determined by a Board of Directors comprising Aboriginal people from across the region, as well as two skills-based Directors. Gidgee’s organisational mission and vision statements demonstrate a commitment to providing holistic and culturally appropriate health services, underpinned by a philosophy of community participation, and a with a strong focus on care coordination.POSITION SUMMARY:The position is responsible for working in conjunction with a small multi-disciplinary Primary Health Care team in the delivery of culturally appropriate Occupational Therapy to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, including paediatrics, school-based programs, chronic disease self-management and rehabilitation.The role will entail outreach service delivery from clinic-based and community-based settings, both in Mount Isa and outreach to the communities of Mornington Island, Doomadgee, Burketown, Normanton and Karumba.This position is suited to a clinician with 3-5 years (min) experience delivering generalist OT services across the age spectrum in a regional, rural or remote setting.BENEFITS INCLUDE:Competitive salary (dependent upon years of experience/quals)5 weeks annual leave 2 x return flights per annum (up to $900 per flight)Professional development incl flights of $5200 p/yearYearly retention bonusesSalary sacrifice up to $15,600 p/yearRelocation allowance (if applicable)THE LIFESTYLE:The Mount Isa and Lower Gulf region is the gateway to the Outback of Queensland, offers a relaxed and casual lifestyle, with a wealth of camping and exploring, scenic national parks, gorges, as well as top river, lake and open water fishing and recreation.Position Description 75000 AUD Australia - QLD Mt Isa & Western QLD Mount Isa 4825

Occupational Therapist

  • Permanent full time position
  • Competitive salary with excellent benefits
  • Opportunity to travel to remote communities

Gidgee Healing is currently seeking a dedicated and passionate Occupational Therapist to join our Allied Health Team. This position is full time with outreach to remote communities. 

ABOUT GIDGEE HEALING: 

Gidgee Healing (‘Gidgee’) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service, with our strategic direction determined by a Board of Directors comprising Aboriginal people from across the region, as well as two skills-based Directors. Gidgee’s organisational mission and vision statements demonstrate a commitment to providing holistic and culturally appropriate health services, underpinned by a philosophy of community participation, and a with a strong focus on care coordination.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The position is responsible for working in conjunction with a small multi-disciplinary Primary Health Care team in the delivery of culturally appropriate Occupational Therapy to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, including paediatrics, school-based programs, chronic disease self-management and rehabilitation.

The role will entail outreach service delivery from clinic-based and community-based settings, both in Mount Isa and outreach to the communities of Mornington Island, Doomadgee, Burketown, Normanton and Karumba.

This position is suited to a clinician with 3-5 years (min) experience delivering generalist OT services across the age spectrum in a regional, rural or remote setting.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Competitive salary (dependent upon years of experience/quals)
  • 5 weeks annual leave 
  • 2 x return flights per annum (up to $900 per flight)
  • Professional development incl flights of $5200 p/year
  • Yearly retention bonuses
  • Salary sacrifice up to $15,600 p/year
  • Relocation allowance (if applicable)

THE LIFESTYLE:

The Mount Isa and Lower Gulf region is the gateway to the Outback of Queensland, offers a relaxed and casual lifestyle, with a wealth of camping and exploring, scenic national parks, gorges, as well as top river, lake and open water fishing and recreation.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Priscilla Kondolo, People and Culture Team Leader on 07 4749 6508 or 0436 804 790.