Occupational Therapist - Wheelchair & Seating Specialist

  • : Independent Living Specialists
  • : 19-Nov-2020
  • : Newcastle NSW 2300

Independent Living Specialists (ILS) is one of the largest healthcare equipment providers in Australia. With 30 retail stores across four states and more to come, we are a company on the move. Our growth recognises our industry leadership in solutions, innovation and quality customer service across retail, home care, hospital and pressure care, and configured mobility.


Our clinical team, made up of over 40 occupational therapists, are specialists in assistive technology and equipment prescription. Committed to delivering exceptional allied health services, we work with the general public, hospitals, residential aged care facilities and the wider allied health community in Australia. In doing so, we champion comfort, dignity, independence and improved quality of life.  


An exciting opportunity is now available for a talented occupational therapist to join our growing clinical team. Move your career forward with ILS.


About The Role

At ILS Rehab, we are specialists in the prescription of seating and mobility solutions. As a member of our established and caring team, you will deliver the best clinical outcomes for our clients. You will develop ongoing relationships with fellow clinicians in the community to improve the social, physical and mental wellbeing of our clients. The position strikes a balance of clinical account management and new business development management.


Your Responsibilities

  • Prescribe seating and mobility solutions for clients based on identified clinical and functional needs
  • Conduct seating and mobility assessments and provide expert clinical advice and recommendations on healthcare equipment to clinicians, clients and their families 
  • Collaborate with fellow allied health professionals and clients by conducting in-services and providing education on healthcare products
  • Arrange demonstrations and equipment trials with allied health professionals and clients
  • Manage and develop accounts and industry relationships


Required Skills and Experience

  • Relevant qualification in occupational therapy with APHRA registration
  • Demonstrated clinical experience as an occupational therapist in complex seating and mobility prescription
  • Demonstrated experience in providing education and support to health professionals, clients and their families
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to build and manage account relationships
  • A full driver’s license
  • Current National Criminal records check
  • Current Working with Children check
  • Australian citizenship or Australian permanent residency


Your Rewards

  • Competitive salary package
  • Work-life balance - flexible working arrangements to suit your needs
  • Professional and supportive team environment
  • Bonus incentive scheme
  • Ongoing individual mentoring and support from management
  • Access to workshops and events from speakers and thought leaders in the healthcare industry including those organised by the ILS Education group
  • Company vehicle
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Birthday leave day
  • Volunteer leave day


This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing clinical team in a role that offers a mix of business relationship management and the prescription of assistive technology. If you are looking to work with a dynamic company that rewards excellence and values your unique contributions, then this role is perfect for you!


Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Allied Health Practice
Job Title
Occupational Therapist - Wheelchair & Seating Specialist
Start timeframe
Posted By
Independent Living Specialists
Contact Phone
Candidate Criteria
Experience Years
Newcastle NSW 2300
Location Map View Map
Similar Jobs
  • Posted By: Revita Healthcare
  • Posted Date: 2020-12-03
  • Location:North Lakes QLD 4509
  • HCA Allied Health HCA is Australia’s leading mobile healthcare solutions provider. We have a highly...