Adaptive Discipline Lead (OT)

Job No: GDQ100
Location: Bald Hills


Guide Dogs Queensland is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated, and experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team. Our Adaptive Discipline Lead is a management position where you get to partner and work with a dynamic interdisciplinary team delivering services to Queenslanders with no or low vision.

This position may be based in Brisbane or at a regional location in Queensland.

We are looking for a leader who comes with considered experience working in community or NDIS settings. As an experienced Occupational Therapist, you will lead a close-knit team; as well as be active in designing and delivering tailored person-centred therapy training and support strategies for individuals and groups.

The position involves travel within Queensland from time to time to provide services to our vision impaired community.

To view our position description, please click here. 

About You

If you are looking for a workplace that values your ideas, professionalism and commitment to your craft, then we are interested in hearing from you! If you’re looking for good support, work/life balance and the opportunity to grow and learn skills in the field of vision impairment, our rewarding role is a perfect opportunity to candidates who are experienced Occupational Therapists with full AHPRA Registration looking to develop your existing leadership skills.

We are looking for a person who can start in early 2023. Candidates must have a valid open drivers license and unrestricted Australian Working Rights.

About Us

Guide Dogs Queensland is a leading provider of services to Queenslanders living with no or low vision. Voted one of Australia’s most trusted charities, and with thanks to the ongoing support of the community, we are able to help people with low or no vision reach their goals and experience everything life has to offer. Our services are all tailored to ensure blind and vision impaired Queenslanders can fulfil their potential and live life the way they choose.

We offer our team:

  • Roles which challenge and reward you whilst allowing you to grow your skill set.
  • A competitive salary in accordance with experience.
  • A rewarding career where you have the chance to make a real difference to the lives of Queenslanders living with low or no vision.
  • Great location, beautiful campus and dogs in the workplace.
  • Close to public transport and free onsite parking.
  • Great team culture.
  • GDQ is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated leadership team. We support our staff with learning and development opportunities, an employee benefits program and progressive workforce management strategies.

How to Apply

Please complete the application form below and submit your covering letter explaining why you would be suitable to the role (no more than 2 pages) and a copy of your Resume/CV.

Applications close 19 December 2022.

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Work at Guide Dogs.

Every day, we work together to empower our clients with the freedom to live an independent life. Respect and trust drive us. Guided by our clients, we are passionate supporters at every step of the way.

Our teams are some of the most talented and experienced in their fields, who work with passion and care to make a real difference to the lives of many. We are a community of thinkers, doers, innovators and dog lovers with ideas that get tails wagging.

We value personal and professional development and always look for opportunities to grow. With family as our focus, we enjoy safe and flexible work conditions, staff wellness and recognition initiatives, and live life beyond the workplace.

As Australia’s most trusted charity, working for us will bring experiences beyond the normal workplace. At Guide Dogs Queensland you can love what you do and let your work have a true impact on people in need.

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