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Occupational Therapist | Mental Health

Are you passionate about Mental Health? We’d love to connect with OT’s who love making a positive impact and enjoy the flexibility of working in the community.

  • Deliver high impact interventions within the disability sector
  • Be part of a progressive, creative and positive team with personalised career pathways
  • Specialise in your area of interest, and be supported by an senior clinical team

The secret to KEO Care

At KEO, we know the best outcomes occur when we work together.  That’s why we blend diverse expertise in allied health – with a deep passion for the people we work with. We provide unrivalled clinical support and have a connected team and culture where everyone feels valued and motivated to come to work each day to make a real difference in the lives of the people we support.

Be surrounded by and supported by a senior clinical team.


About the opportunity

As a mental health occupational therapist in the community, you will be assisting individuals who experience mental health conditions, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia using a holistic and person-centred approach, to develop independence in the ways that matter to the individual. This position works within a multidisciplinary team providing assessment, treatment and recommendations to support community-based NDIS and private participants.

You will also be supported by our senior therapists who work in the same clinical area, ensuring you are successful in your role.

This position provides an opportunity to work full time or part time, from home, within the community or for some connection, visit one of our vibrant hubs which are always full of clinicians collaborating, learning, and connecting while working towards common goals and supporting one another.

Our goal is to support you in your career, to learn and grow while also paving the way for future career opportunities. 

Your role as an Mental Health Occupational Therapist at KEO:

  • Providing high-quality, evidence-based occupational therapy services, to help clients optimise their independence and quality of life
  • Work within recovery-oriented, strengths based and trauma informed frameworks.
  • Work alongside a team of multidisciplinary therapists, drawing on additional skills and knowledge to support participant outcomes.
  • Connect with highly experienced therapists both within the same clinical scope and alternate scopes of practice.
  • Assess NDIS, community-based and private participants with a diverse range of mental health conditions.
  • Deliver therapy and manage your own caseload of participants, whilst being supported by an exceptional clinical excellence team.
  • Complete comprehensive assessments and produce quality reports for submission to funding bodies such as the NDIS. 
  • Participate in regular and structured 1:1 clinical supervision.
  • Opportunities to attend internal and external professional development to support clinical knowledge and career progression.
  • Opportunities to access weekly clinical support huddles outside of 1:1 supervision to support learning and growth.
  • Attend weekly team huddles, discipline specific and multidisciplinary case conferences to share learnings amongst the team.
  • Celebrate wins with your participants, families, colleagues and leadership team.
  • Demonstrate legal, ethical, and accountable mental health practice and ethical decision making.
  • Exercise self-care for good mental health and wellbeing.
  • Attend opportunities for networking, learning and development.

The Perks of Practicing at KEO:

  • An industry-leading induction and professional development program
  • Personalised career pathways and leadership programs
  • Weekly multidisciplinary and discipline-specific case conferences
  • Monthly KEO Care Days – Connect and collaborate whilst enjoying breakfast on us
  • Social events such as Movie Nights, Golf Days or join the Cycling team
  • KEO Team building days a year
  • 12 additional days off a year to focus on your health and wellbeing (equivalent to almost 6.5 weeks annual leave a year)
  • Flexibility to work from your home/office
  • Full administrative support, so you can focus on what you do best – being a therapist!
  • Full access to our extensive internal clinical education workshops
  • Paid study leave and $1,000 annual allowance to complete external study
  • Paid parental leave for both primary and secondary carers
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Receive an iPhone, Surface Pro, car allowance or car leasing options provided
  • Enjoy a competitive salary + yearly reviews

We have positions available in the following locations:

Elsternwick | Carrum Downs | Mill Park | Nunawading

Skills and Experience required:

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (or equivalent/higher)
  • 2+ Years Experience as an Occupational Therapist with experience in mental health
  • Registered with AHPRA
  • Police Check
  • Driver’s License and Car
  • Victorian Working with Children’s Check
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check

What sets KEO apart?

We put our people first, which drives every decision throughout the organisation. We have a fun and supportive culture, where people feel connected, empowered and love coming to work! We prioritise job satisfaction, flexibility, learning and career pathways, and are always striving to achieve excellence.

Apply Now!

For further information or a confidential discussion about this role please contact

Stella on 0412 82 5555 or Email: careers@keocare.com.au or follow the prompts below.

At KEO, we welcome all people to join our team, including people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, living with disability, all gender identities, LGBTQIA+, people of any socioeconomic status, of any age, race, national origin or ethnicity. We believe each person’s uniqueness makes us even better at the work we do.

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