Team Leader - Occupational Therapy

Job Classification
Occupational Therapists
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Coorparoo QLD 4151
Posted By
Adaptability Therapy

About us


Adaptability Therapy is a friendly and progressive multi-disciplinary allied health team in South-East QLD committed to providing comprehensive services for children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities. We provide a range of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology services to people of all ages, from infants up to those who are ageing.  


Starting from day one you will enjoy a highly flexible workplace with autonomy and an un-paralleled work-life balance. Our team benefits from a wealth of opportunities to collaborate and learn from each other, as well as from structured development and training opportunities. At Adaptability therapy we pride ourselves on our fantastic team culture and the opportunities we have available to grow into leadership roles within our team. 



The opportunity

An exciting opportunity is now available for an experienced Team Leader – Occupational Therapy to join our team, working with a diverse caseload and an engaged and passionate team of allied health professionals.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a leadership position and with a passion for working with adults as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will be working closely with the Occupational Therapy Lead to support the development of the Occupational Therapists within the team, and build capability across the service. You will enjoy working on a range of service development initiatives, along with providing supervision and mentoring for other team members. 

This is a position where your demonstrated experience as a Senior Occupational Therapist with leadership experience will be put to full use in supporting those around you to thrive. You will maintain a caseload along with contributing to quality improvement, service development and day to day leadership, along with providing mentoring and support for our Occupational Therapists. 



What we offer: 

  • Flexible and family-friendly workplace – Our therapists LOVE that we walk the talk on this! Our team enjoys highly flexible hours so you can juggle the demands of family life with work and tailor your work hours to suit your needs. Many of our therapists even work from home according to their preference. Never miss out on an important social, school or day-care event again!
  • Great place to work – a quarter of our current team were referred by our existing team members. Our fantastic staff retention rates speak for themselves. We pride ourselves on our welcoming and friendly team culture. Our therapists enjoy catching up socially at team breakfasts and friday evening events/after work drinks.
  • Top of the market salary package - you'll be recognised for your experience and skills with a highly competitive salary and benefits that match this.
  • Additional benefits - you'll also be provided with a generous car allowance (or company vehicle, if eligible), iPhone, iPad and laptop to ensure you can perform at your best. Our brand new clinics and travel kits are also well resourced.
  • Supportive working environment, with a focus on quality not quantity - we don't focus on numbers, we care about outcomes and you will be supported by other clinicians and management to make sure you are doing the best job possible for your clients.
  • Metered caseload - gradual build up to give you a steady and supported start.
  • Job security - we are a well-established practice that has worked hard on maintaining our strong position in the community, giving you the comfort of long-term job security.
  • Growth Opportunities - we are experiencing phenomenal growth and we would like you to grow with us. Opportunities to specialise in areas of preferred practice and develop your skills in other aspects of leadership.
  • Ongoing development - $1,000 professional development budget in addition to 3 days paid study leave. We also regularly fund external presenters/organisations to attend for day-long in house PD opportunities.
  • Relocation package and support to time your move perfectly 



What you'll do

  • Provide functional and standardised assessments using a range of tools and approaches
  • Design therapy plans that are holistic, centred around a child and family's aspirations and define clear outcomes
  • Work proactively to adapt and maximise each clients environment, reduce barriers, support the development of skills and identify new ways to engage clients and support them to participate and thrive
  • Guide equipment decisions relating to daily activities and assistive technology where appropriate
  • Demonstrate excellent communication with all stakeholders and the ability to use technology and online tools for assessment and reporting
  • Contribute to shaping and growing the service within a dynamic environment
  • In partnership with the Paediatric OT Team Leader, contribute to the development of clinical practices, procedures and protocols within the team
  • Clinically supervise Paediatric Occupational Therapists
  • Mentor and support the team on a day to day basis
  • Manage your own reduced caseload independently



  • Unrestricted Australian working rights
  • Current AHPRA registration as an Occupational Therapist
  • Current valid drivers licence & reliable vehicle
  • Ability and willingness to drive as required
  • Extensive experience working within a Paediatrics focused OT position
  • Experience supporting junior clinicians to grow and develop
  • Demonstrated commitment to PD, quality improvement and evidence-based practice
  • 0.8 FTE minimum preferred

Want to learn more about us? 

Established in Queensland and locally owned and operated, Adaptability Therapy has developed a reputation as a high quality provider of multi-disciplinary allied health services supporting people to enhance their independence, mobility, function and happiness. 


Our clients typically have complex needs in both physical and psychosocial disabilities and may reside in their own homes, boarding houses, residential aged care and supported independent living facilities across South East Queensland. 


Our vision is clear: To enable equitable access to high quality, best practice allied health input to our clients across the community. This includes servicing disenfranchised and vulnerable population groups, as well as complex clients who would benefit from a coordinated approach by experienced clinicians. 


To achieve this, we have invested in an exceptionally talented and experienced team of clinicians. 




We have a commitment to our values, and they: 

guide our approach to supporting our clients to achieve the life they want. 

guide our interactions with each other as a team 

guide our decisions as a business, including the people we hire, the culture we foster and the leadership and role modelling we expect 



We hold hope for the people we support, and believe in the intrinsic value of hope to provide strength for people to overcome barriers and challenges to realise the future they want for themselves. 



We stand up or what is right, boldly challenge convention and advocate for those we support with confidence and strength. 



We embrace the opportunity to think outside of the box and explore a world of possibilities. 



We accept and honour the uniqueness, abilities, life experiences and diversity of all people, and act with integrity and honesty. 



We stand side-by-side with those we support, and build partnerships by listening and following through on our commitments. 


Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Allied Health Practice
Job Title
Team Leader - Occupational Therapy
Posted By
Adaptability Therapy
Coorparoo QLD 4151
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