Occupational Therapist | Community | Cairns

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  • Competitive Pay Rates + paid travel
  • Permanent part-time (2-3 days per week) or casual role - offers flexibility! Build up to full time!
  • Flexible working conditions - Family Friendly
  • Location: Cairns

About Vivir Healthcare:

Vivir is one of Australia’s leading healthcare providers in the aged care sector and the wider community. We make a difference to over 20,000 lives every week by providing staffing solutions in residential aged care facilities, as well as in the homes of elderly people and retirement villages.

Our team has been working to improve the lives of elderly Australians for over 20 years, blending expert aged care services with a genuine commitment to high-quality care.

The Role
The role covers a mixed caseload with the requirement for Community-based home and perhaps some Aged care facility visits making up the majority of the work.


Job Description
  • Demonstrate advocacy of Vivir Core Values.
  • Assessment of physical, communication, psycho-social and cognitive skills of clients with a wide range of disability and impairments.
  • Assessment and prescription of assistive technical devices and equipment appropriate to the needs and goals of the clients.
  • Assessment of mobility and function and a prescription for the provision of appropriate mobility and functional equipment.
  • Assess and provide appropriate home modification recommendations aligned with Australian Standards to improve client safety and independence.
  • Development of individual, evidence-based treatment plans and goals to address any deficits identified in these areas ensuring best practice and the client's individual person-centred plan.
  • Communicate assessed needs clearly and precisely to the client and ensure funding organisation within appropriate time frames.
  • Liaise with families, specialist services and other stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Regularly review client treatment plans and goals.
  • Develop and implement programs, strategies and materials to enable clients to achieve their health and lifestyle goals as set by their individual person-centred.
What We Offer
  • Excellent hourly rates.
  • Immediate Start
  • Paid KMs for work in the Community.
  • Great variety of work across Homecare and residential aged care facilities.
  • Friendly, fun and supportive team environment
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Casual/Locum, Contractor or Permanent options

To be Considered
  • Occupational Therapy Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent as approved by AHPRA – Full Registration (New graduate clinicians welcome to apply)
  • A current driver’s licence and access to a reliable, registered and insured vehicle
  • Valid National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Screening Clearance
For more information, please send a CV through to scott@vivir.com.au / 0401 818 467

Job details

  • ReferenceBH-492-3
  • LocationCairns
  • Salary$85000 - $99000 per annum
  • Job typePermanent
  • Posted28 days ago
  • ConsultantScott Keating