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Occupational Therapist

Muscular Dystrophy Queensland

Make the most of opportunities and live the life you choose with Muscular Dystrophy Queensland.

  • Full time or part time

Join our growing team of allied health professionals

Muscular Dystrophy Queensland's specialist, multi-disciplinary allied health team provides NDIS and charitable services. You'll work with children and adults living with muscle wasting conditions and develop lasting relationships as part of the “care team” your clients rely upon to maintain their independence and live the lives they choose.

No two days are the same at MDQ. You're able to structure your day with a mix of centre-based appointments and visits to client's homes and community facilities, as well as quiet space for reporting writing. Our service is focused on the South East Corner and can involve some outreach travel if that interests you.

You will be working within an allied health team - physiotherapists, allied health assistants, and social workers - and alongside support coordinators and plan management staff. Our admin team provide the support you need to stay engaged in your work with clients.

Muscular Dystrophy Queensland values all of our staff who contribute to our friendly and supportive workplace. We're interested in supporting you to progress your skills as an allied health professional and offer mentoring, skills building workshops and other professional development opportunities.

Employee benefits:

  • Above award salary commensurate with your experience.
  • Receive tax free earnings of $15,899 towards your general expenses + $2,650 towards meals/entertainment with non-profit sector salary packaging.
  • Flexible working conditions. We make an effort to provide genuine work/life balance and flex to your needs.
  • Professional development opportunities, mentoring and generous study leave provisions.
  • Employee Assistance program (EAP) that provides access to free, private counselling sessions to support your life inside and outside work.
  • Giving back to the community through pro-bono time with clients in need and the opportunity to participate in fundraising activities.
  • Permanent employment contracts.

About you:

  • You hold a recognised degree in Occupational Therapy
  • You're currently registered with AHPRA
  • You're interested in building long-term relationships and celebrating milestones with your clients.
  • You may be a recent graduate, a seasoned professional or at any stage in between. We're committed to supporting you to build upon your specialisation and enjoy your work within the neuromuscular community.

If you want to make a positive difference when you come to work each day, this might be the perfect role for you!

Next steps

If you believe you are a good fit for this role, we invite you to download an application kit from our Careers Page on www.mdqld.org.au.

You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible, as interviews will be scheduled when there are sufficient suitable applicants.

You're welcome to call 07 3243 9700 or email CEO, Helene Frayne with any questions you may have. All enquiries will be treated confidentially.

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