Adult Occupational Therapy Team Lead - Hybrid

Location: Prahran
Discipline: Allied Health
Salary: $130000 to $140000
Contact name: Aaron Byrne

Contact email:
Job ref: 29937
Published: about 2 months ago
On Offer:
  • Excellent salary: $130,000- $140,000 plus super
  • Weekly clinical supervision & career mentoring
  • Fortnightly multi-disciplinary professional development
  • Low Key Performance Indicators
  • Quarterly social events
  • Fuel card for all travel
  • Intake and Admin support

The role:
As the Adult Occupational Therapy Team Lead, you will play a critical role in planning, delivering, and evaluating occupational therapy services for customers and NDIS participants. Your responsibilities include conducting thorough subjective and objective assessments using standardized outcome measures, developing therapeutic treatments based on these findings, and collaboratively setting short and long-term goals with clients. You will support client inclusion in their chosen communities, collaborate with various stakeholders, and manage services within available funding parameters. Regular professional development and administrative duties such as data collection and record keeping are essential parts of your role, ensuring compliance with quality standards and the organization's duty of care.

In your leadership capacity, you will oversee clinical supervisors, ensuring they meet their KPIs, fulfill team obligations, and achieve growth and engagement goals. You are tasked with implementing strategies and objectives from higher management and running professional development sessions to enhance team knowledge and capacity. You will conduct regular one-on-one supervision sessions, providing mentorship to help supervisors excel both clinically and administratively in their roles.

Your position emphasizes building a strong, collaborative team environment and ensuring the effective integration of new supervisors and team members. You will assist with the induction process, helping new staff understand organizational values, systems, processes, and clinical procedures. Establishing safe communication channels for junior therapists and promoting a positive organizational culture are key aspects of your role. Additionally, you are expected to actively support the clinical and professional development of all team members, contributing to a cohesive and supportive workplace.

Finally, you will actively participate in meetings, reviews, and committees, seeking and providing feedback to optimize services and team dynamics. You will assist directors in identifying opportunities for growth, optimizing operations, and enhancing team bonding and satisfaction. Developing resources to improve team efficiency, productivity, and confidence is also part of your role, alongside engaging in activities to secure additional business referrals through networks such as support coordinators and aged care services. Your leadership is vital in maintaining high standards of care and fostering a productive, fulfilling, and professionally enriching environment for both the team and clients.

Essential Criteria
  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy or relevant discipline
  • Full AHPRA registration
  • Experience supporting adult clients availing of NDIS services
  • Experience overseeing a team or in senior capacity looking to take the next step in your career
  • NDIS Workers Screening Check and Orientation Modules
  • Police Check
For a confidential discussion about this role, please call Aaron on 0414374383 or send your resume to: