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Creating brighter futures for children and their families

Allied Health Team Leader

  • 504102
  • Murrarie, QLD, Australia
  • Full Time

Be part of an exciting time with Early Start Australia and work for a growing organisation committed to making a real difference to the everyday lives of children and their families.

  • Murarrie or Toowong base location – choose what works for you
  • Here at Early Start Australia, we strive to make a difference whether its Therapy and Development, Early Childhood Early Intervention or the Early Start Denver Model that our clients visit us for, our dedicated team of therapist work with families to provide the best start for each child to grow and develop and ensure our clients reach their full potential.

The opportunity:

We are seeking a Team Leader (with a clinical background in Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology or Physiotherapy) to lead our talented team delivering services in our fantastic Murarrie, QLD clinic. Our team divers Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy in clients’ homes, in our clinic and in the community.

What will you be doing:

Reporting to the Practice Principal you will manage a small mixed caseload of your own to ensure currency in clinical skills and profession and take an active role in supporting the Practice Principal to develop, improve therapy services and manage the team.

As a Team Leader you will:

  • Direct line management of therapists and administration
  • Provide supervision meetings with team members and Conducting regular formal and informal feedback to ensure the team are meeting performance expectations
  • Assist staff with time management and organisation
  • Development of clinic resource

As a Senior Therapist you will:

  • Conduct assessments, develop tailored therapy programs and provide direct and indirect therapy interventions
  • Work closely with key stakeholders providing information, education and support.
  • Complete comprehensive assessment reporting

What you need to join:

  • Compliance – National Police Check, Working with Children check, NDIS Workers Screening check, Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate, First Aid Certificate, Driver’s License & Vehicle.
  • Relevant qualifications with Registration or Membership
  • Experience working with children and/or disability and confidence in your role with children and their parents.
  • Diverse communication skills, effective time management and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities within a team
  • People and service management experience (desirable)

What we can offer you:

We are happy to discuss the benefits of joining our team of therapists who truly value collaborative working relationships and place client care as our first priority. We love being part of a national organisation offering flexible working hours and on-going employment. When you join us, you will have access to some of the best brains across Australia.

Early Start Australia provides additional professional leave days on top of your annual leave; a professional development budget for each therapist; monthly in-house training; and regular supervision. In addition to the incredible professional development and supervision on offer, you will also have access to performance incentives, our Mental Health and Wellbeing Program, paid parental leave and a discount marketplace with hundreds of products at reduced prices from groceries to movie tickets.

Early Start Australia offer small practice experience with big corporate support. We have friendly and well-organised administration teams booking appointments, invoicing, and managing NDIS changes, leaving our therapists to get on with what is most important to them.

Where to from here:

We would love to hear from you so please click Apply Now. For a confidential discussion about the role or to request a position description, please contact Samuel - Talent Acquisition Consultant on 0429 358 138.


Early Start Australia places a high priority on the principles of respect, equity, and diversity. As an employer of choice, we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

About us:

Early Start Australia is a national multidisciplinary allied health organisation committed to delivering evidence-based early intervention and therapy services to children and their families. As an organisation Early Start Australia prioritises building a fantastic team culture and working with children and their families to make a real difference to everyday lives of our clients.

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