Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist plans and conducts individualized occupational therapy programs to help patients develop, regain, or maintain their ability to perform daily activities. Teaches patients skills/techniques and how to use adaptive equipment for participating in activities. Being an Occupational Therapist studies, evaluates, and records patients’ activities and progress. May require a master’s degree. Additionally, Occupational Therapist typically reports to a manager. Typically requires Occupational Therapist certification. Occupational Therapist’s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position’s specialty is the main requirement.

Occupational Therapist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Occupational Therapist to join our team.


  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to the resolution of complex situations that may involve negotiation with multiple service providers;
  • Implement the plan of care through direct treatment;
  • Demonstrate a high level of self-motivation and ability to complete work with minimal direction;
  • Provide high quality occupational therapy assessments and intervention to NDIS participants;
  • Skills training for clients, carers and direct care workers, and carer support and training;
  • Actively participate in OT discipline meetings, professional development and ongoing learning opportunities;
  • Evaluating patients’ functional status in their home, work/school and leisure environments;
  • Ensure compliance with Code of Practice and duty of care to participants and service users;
  • Participate in regular professional development opportunities;
  • Coordinate treatment with other healthcare professionals as required;
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate Occupational Therapy services to customers and NDIS participants that focus on participant goal attainment;
  • Establish treatment goals;
  • Maintain professional relationships with clients in adherence to legislative requirements and guidelines;
  • Ensure services meet quality standards and contractual agreements;
  • The prescription of equipment (including funding applications) and recommendations for home modifications to enhance occupational performance.


  • Carer training;
  • Upper limb therapy;
  • Fine Motor, Gross Motor and Development;
  • Sensory Therapy;
  • Current and full registration with AHPRA;
  • Drivers License;
  • Experience in NDIS clinical service delivery (highly desirable);
  • Bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy and current AHPRA registration;
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team;
  • Degree in Occupational Therapy;
  • Current AHPRA registration;
  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy;
  • Evidence of completion of the NDIS mandatory orientation module;
  • Able to work with the pressure of billable hours;
  • Possess a NSW Driver’s Licence and vehicle.