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Occupational Therapist | Community Healthcare | Graduate Program

Ignite Healthcare

Occupational Therapist | Community Healthcare | Graduate Program Aged CareHealthcare & Medical

$80,000 Australia > Melbourne

We are Ignite Healthcare. Founded in 2018, we are a young and passionate team of allied health practitioners that are growing faster than we could have ever anticipated. We know that the healthcare system can be complex to navigate, that’s why we have set out to do things differently – to ignite a new way of delivering quality care in Australia.


We provide tailored, evidence-based treatment to the disabled, elderly and paediatric population within metropolitan Melbourne and surrounding districts – and we do it in the comfort of the patients own home, favourite park, local swimming pool, or even at school.


We are looking for a Graduate Occupational Therapist to join our team – this could be a wonderful opportunity for anyone interested in a dynamic and varied community setting with plenty of chances for career development!


About the Role:


As community Occupational Therapist, you will provide treatment to disabled, paediatric and elderly clients in their own environments in metropolitan Melbourne and surrounds.


You will work closely alongside a team of experienced Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists based at our head office in Clayton. You will be comfortable to work autonomously and manage your own flexible schedule. Full time or part time positions are available – new graduates are encouraged to apply for a 2021 commencement post AHPRA registration.


Your duties and responsibilities will include the following:


  • Manage a varied caseload of clients living in their own homes including paeds, mental health and physical disability;
    Maximise client functional capacity and evaluate their options for ongoing care as required;
    Develop high quality and evidence-based treatment plans;
    Complete progress notes and requested reports in a timely manner.

Why Join Us:

  • Attractive Remuneration: Excellent pay package with a travel allowance and uniforms provided;
    Career Progression: Real opportunities to develop business and finance acumen within a growing business;
    Work-Life Balance: We encourage flexibility and wellbeing, you will manage your own schedule and we will support you to thrive in your role;
    Vibrant and Ambitious Team: Enjoy working with people who genuinely want to make a difference to the way healthcare is delivered in Australia;
    Professional Development: Training and CPD allowance of $1,500 per annum provided.

Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy with current AHPRA registration;
    Placement experience in community Occupational Therapy (aged care/paediatric/mental health) is preferred but not mandatory;
    Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as autonomously;
    Sincere passion for helping a diverse range of clients;
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
    Superior customer service skills and ability to establish genuine rapport with clients;
    Unrestricted current driver’s license.

The application include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Are you currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver’s licence?

How to Apply:

Send CV and cover letter to company or you can call 1800 446 448 for more information.