Clinical Lead – Allied Health

Welcome to Lutheran Care. We are an energetic, forward thinking, not for profit organisation, providing support to people who need it most. Our current programs include emergency relief, financial counselling, family support and education, community support, foster care, housing and family shelter, homelessness services and refugee services.

Elcies Disability Care is the dynamic and thriving Disability service within Lutheran Care providing services to clients with a disability who are in receipt of a NDIS plan.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Lead – Allied Health, with qualifications in either Speech Pathology or Occupational Therapy to join our Elcies Disability Care team to build the Allied health section of our Disability Support Services.

This is where you come in!

You will be a relationship builder with exceptional skills in your chosen field. Your drive to build this program will have you recruiting new staff who will report to you, whilst you work with the Service Development team to sign up new NDIS participants to your new service.  We’re looking to you to be the expert in this field, where your knowledge and contribution to the development of the Allied health service will be recognised and respected within Elcies Disability Care and Lutheran Care leadership teams.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide sound leadership to practitioners within the EDC Speech Pathologist or Occupational Therapist program
  • Provide regular clinical mentoring and support to the wider therapy team and drive high standards of service
  • Recruit appropriately qualified and skilled staff to meet the needs of the business in consultation with the Executive Manager Specialist Services
  • Identify and develop key strategic relationship networks to achieve goals and improve outcomes for clients and service delivery methods.

Some out of hours work required.  

Required Qualifications: 

Tertiary qualifications in Allied Health (either a Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy or equivalent, or a Bachelor of Speech Pathology) and eligibility to register with at least one of the below professional Associations / Boards:

  • registration with Speech Pathology Australia or the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • registration or ability to register with the NDIS Quality and Safeguard Commission.

Salary Packaging:

We offer a competitive remuneration plus salary packaging. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows Public Benevolent Institutions (PBI), such as Lutheran Care, to offer special tax concessions. Through salary packaging, these concessions allow employees to increase their take-home pay.

To Apply:

For details about Lutheran Care and to access a copy of the Job Description, please visit our website at You can also check us out on our Lutheran Care or Elcies Disability Care Facebook pages.

For any queries about the role, please contact Bianca Dubois, Principal Clinical Lead – Specialist Services, 0427 809 211 or

All applications must include a Cover Letter and current Resume. Only applications submitted Via Seek, will be accepted. 

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a NDIS Workers Screening Check, a DHS Working With Children Check, a National Police clearance as well as a current Safe Environments for Children & Young People certificate. You must hold a current and unrestricted South Australian Driver’s License and possess a registered roadworthy vehicle available for work use (employees reimbursed for work travel). In addition, the successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination or a medical exemption. 

Lutheran Care is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and those from culturally diverse communities. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a great team environment, within a progressive, customer-focused organisation. 

Applications close Tuesday Jan 31 2023 at 5.00pm