Medical and Nursing

Occupational Therapist – FIFO- Darwin


Competitive salary packaging + bonus


Darwin, Australia

Job Type


Job Ref


Date Posted

Tue, 26th July 2022

Our client is seeking a passionate FIFO Occupational Therapist to join their team in an established practice based in Darwin

Our client is seeking a passionate FIFO Occupational Therapist to join their team in an established practice based in Darwin or Alice Springs in the NT.

This successful therapist will be joining one of Australia’s largest NDIS providers and will provide allied health support within a multidisciplinary context to individuals of a varied demographic.

This opportunity is available on a 1 week on 1 week off basis with regular flights from SA to Darwin or Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. Accommodation will be provided within proximity to practice. Alternative full time opportunities available in the NT with relocation packages available!

About your new role:
Due to a huge period of expansion across the NT, this organisation is seeking a passionate clinician to join a supportive and collaborative multidisciplinary team. This role will require a superstar therapist with a true passion and desire to support children in the private practice and community environment. With opportunities work with a broad demographic and options to choose your own caseload preference or work a hybrid of both, no two days are the same!
As an Occupational therapist, you will provide a comprehensive range of intervention support to individuals of varied abilities and presentations. Through your compassionate nature and enjoyment of helping others you will help your patients achieve significant milestones and aspirations.

What your day to day will look like:

  • You will provide occupational therapy assessments and intervention for individuals of all abilities with an aim to optimise health for a broad demographic of patients, inclusive of NDIS participants.
  • Work in consultation with families, carers, guardians and health care providers, provide care coordination and liaise closely with service providers and community networks to ensure effective and efficient outcomes for all.
  • Effectively assess the needs of patients and ensure that efficient support is implemented and managed.
  • You will provide ongoing support in a clinical or community environment and ensure therapy is timely, clinically and culturally appropriate.
  • You will have the ability to meet the responsibilities of your role including positive outcomes with participants.
  • Offer a person-centered approach to individuals and continue to strive to find positive outcomes for all.

About you:

  • You will be an experienced or new graduate Occupational Therapist with the ability to deliver transdisciplinary therapy services paediatric or adult participants in Darwin or Alice Springs and surrounding areas.
  • You will have the capacity to effectively manage a growing caseload of participants with of varied presentations and abilities, and children or adults experiencing neurodevelopmental disabilities.
  • You will have the ability to provide efficient and engaging support to children or adults obtaining NDIS funding.
  • You will deliver therapy in a range of settings depending on participant goals. You may be in the clinic, helping patients and their families practise a new skill or on the road, delivering therapy in home or community settings. There will be opportunities to travel to remote NT, supporting patients with neurodevelopmental differences and their communities.

What’s in it for you?

  • Join a clinic staffed with a vibrant team of Allied Health professionals who truly care about your growth as a therapist and the outcome of their clients!
  • This role offers highly competitive renumeration packages commensurate with experience.
  • Relocation assistance available!
  • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading.
  • Health & wellbeing program.
  • Novated leasing available.
  • Corporate Health Plan.
  • Funded Professional Development.

National Benefits:

  • Our client has eight main hubs including across the NT and WA with plans to open in new locations over the next twelve months. Due to major expansion, there will be ongoing opportunities for employment across these locations so if you are ready for a new challenge, then join an organisation that assists with financial support for relocation and promotes location flexibility!

Essential Criteria:

  • At least 6 months experience working as an Occupational Therapist – Open to standout new graduates!
  • Experience / Placement experience working in the disability sector with NDIS participants.
  • Able to work effectively autonomously and within a team.
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and professional development – Join an organisation that wants to see you flourish!
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Current Working with Children Check / OCHRE Card
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or medical exemption

If you are a passionate Occupational Therapist with a drive to make a positive difference in the lives of others, then reach out to me for more information on this amazing opportunity in the NT.

For more information, you can contact Beth Peeney at MARS Recruitment on 08 6315 3603 / [email protected] for a confidential discussion or alternatively apply online now

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