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Occupational Therapist

We are a leading home care provider dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for older Tasmanians. Our team is passionate about providing personalised care and support to help our clients remain independent and active in their communities.

As an occupational therapist with Care Forward, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver assessments and interventions based on evidence-based practices and a wellness approach. You'll have access to a wide range of resources and equipment to support your programs and ensure the best possible outcomes for our clients. 

In return, we offer a supportive and collaborative work environment, competitive salary, ongoing professional development opportunities, and the chance to make a real difference in the lives of our clients. So join our team and help us continue to provide the highest standard of care to the community.


  • We are open to candidates based in Tasmania's south, north, or northwest and have office space in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport, and Burnie. 
  • Full-time, part-time, casual, and contractor positions can be considered for the right candidate.
  • A competitive salary package
  • The opportunity to work with a leading home care provider
  • A great work-life balance with flexible hours
  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of older Tasmanians
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and career progression
  • A supportive and collaborative team environment

You will do

  • Use a wellness approach to help clients achieve independence in their everyday tasks.
  • Evaluate clients' homes and workplaces to identify improvements for their health needs.
  • Conduct occupational therapy intake assessments, planning, and service delivery.
  • Develop goal-oriented care plans using a wellness approach with your clients.
  • Work with a multidisciplinary team to deliver programs and ensure the best outcomes for clients.
  • Monitor and review client progress via phone and home visits
  • Recommend and facilitate equipment and aids appropriate to individual client needs
  • Participate in developing and maintaining partnerships and implementing new programs
  • Contribute to stakeholder engagement and promotion of company programs 

You need to have

  • A recognised qualification and registration with AHPRA as an accredited occupational therapist
  • Knowledge of risk management, workplace health and safety, and continuous quality improvement processes
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills for client interactions and teamwork
  • Self-motivation, accountability, professionalism, and reliability
  • Resourceful in problem-solving and challenging situations 
  • A commitment to continuous learning
  • A current driver's licence and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Up-to-date vaccinations against COVID-19.

Ideally, you also have

  • Experience in providing evidence-based clinical assessment and planning interventions for clients with chronic or complex conditions
  • A good understanding of community-based service provision

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