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Occupational Therapist – Functional Capacity/Home Living Assessor – South Morang

Position: Functional Capacity and Home Living Assessor
Location: North Eastern Melbourne and surrounding areas
Employment Type: Part-time or Full-time, ongoing
Salary: Based on experience
About Everyday Independence
With over 40 hubs across Australia, Everyday Independence is a dynamic organisation committed to changing the game for people with disabilities. Working in the social model, our united team of talented change-makers is on a mission to make inclusion possible for all Australians.
About The Role
As a Functional Capacity and Home Living Assessor, you will play a crucial role in conducting assessments to evaluate individuals’ abilities, challenges, and support needs across various life tasks.

Your assessments will inform personalised recommendations for home and living support models, fostering active self-determination, and enabling individuals to participate fully in decision-making regarding their living situation.
Your Everyday
As a Functional Capability and Home Living Assessor at Everyday Independence, you’ll experience meaningful and manageable days. If you were here last week, these are some of the things you may have done:

  • Conducted comprehensive Functional Capacity and Home Living Assessments in participants homes and other contextual environments in which they live life.
  • Recommended appropriate home and living support models based on the assessment findings.
  • Demonstrated a strong understanding of NDIS regulations and funding guidelines.
  • Utilised quality of life approaches, inclusion strategies, and ecosystem supports in assessment and recommendation processes.
  • Produced timely and evidence-based reports to support assessment outcomes and recommendations.

What We Offer

  • Interdisciplinary practice: Be part of a person-centred interdisciplinary model of practice that strives to provide just the right level of support to our participants.
  • Flexible Working Options: Enjoy the flexibility of a schedule that fits your lifestyle and commitments.
  • Continuous Learning: Access to internal industry-leading practitioners and learning resources to help you excel. You’ll participate in an industry-leading induction program and you’ll also enjoy an external professional development budget to continue to invest in your professional development.
  • Competitive Salary Package: Attractive remuneration (based on experience), plus additional benefits such as vehicle options, laptop, phone, and performance and loyalty bonuses.
  • Supportive Environment: Dedicated operational, clinical and admin support so you can focus on what you do best. Work in a supportive, interdisciplinary environment, collaborating with experts in the field.
  • Everyday Perks: We offer a range of additional perks including pet-friendly hubs, in-house career coaching, wellbeing days, paid parental leave, regular social events and access to confidential counselling services through our Employee Assistance Program.

Who We Are Looking For
At Everyday Independence, our team thrives on shared values and a collaborative spirit. We’re on the lookout for individuals who resonate with our values and can seamlessly integrate into our dynamic environment.
To be considered for this role you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • General AHPRA Registration.
  • Demonstrated experience in functional capability and home living assessment.
  • Knowledge of NDIS guidelines and funding structures preferred.
  • A positive and flexible approach to work.
  • Strong communication skills and a team player.
  • Commitment to personal and professional development.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • NDIS Workers Screening Check.
  • Working with Childrens Check.

Join the Change-Makers
Be a part of a team that’s changing the game for people with disabilities and making inclusion possible for all Australians. At Everyday Independence, your expertise isn’t just valued; it’s crucial in driving positive change for individuals with disabilities.

Apply Today and start your journey as a change-maker in a role that aligns with your passions and lifestyle.


  • Category
    Allied Health Team
  • Sub Category
    Occupational Therapy
  • Location
    North Eastern Melbourne – VIC
  • Employment Term
    Full-time or Part-time
  • Job Posted
  • Closing Date

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