Career Opportunities

Positions Vacant:

Positive Behaviour Support PBS Practitioner:

“Without language, one cannot talk to people and understand them; one cannot share their hopes and aspirations, grasp their history, appreciate their poetry, or savour their songs.” – Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom

Communication is a basic human right. When a person is unable to communicate their needs, their hopes and dreams, this can lead to feelings of frustration and anger.

Create A Sense of Place is proud to provide a human rights approach to Positive Behaviour Support. We understand that to see a change in perceived challenging behaviour, a person needs to feel safe and be able to communicate their needs.

Are you passionate about supporting someone to communicate their wants and needs?  If so, we want to talk to you!

We are looking for a Positive Behaviour Support Practitioner AKA a Human Rights Enthusiast to join our Well Being Team.

About You:

  • Creative
  • Dedicated
  • Amazing Listener
  • Support Self Determination
  • Use evidence based and person centred strategies
  • Have Integrity
  • Be Trustworthy

Your Credentials:

  • Authorised by the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission to provide Behaviour Support
  • University Relevant Degree with associated Professional Membership in your discipline
  • Experience
  • Professional Supervision

Why work for us?  You will be surrounded by a dedicated team of professionals in many different areas:

  • Great hourly rates
  • Access to a workspace and private therapy room
  • Contractor position allowing you to be in charge of when, where and how much you work.
  • Ongoing team support and mentoring
  • Encouraged great work life balance
  • Use of all resources and tools to do your job effectively

How to apply: Send your EOI and resume to


Passionate Occupational Therapist

We are looking for an Occupational Therapist who has a special interest in cognitive functioning and is interested in working within an integrated multi-disciplinary  “Wellbeing Team” who focus on promoting positive practices including,  Psychologists, Counsellors, Positive Behaviour Support Practitioners and Social Educators. 

Service provision will be predominantly based in the Newcastle / Hunter Valley area. 

At Create A Sense of Place, our dream is for everybody to recognise their ability to create their own life.  We want everyone to live their life with purpose, and ultimately, to discover their own sense of place.  Our team are NDIS experts and enjoy a reputation for being independent, ethical, respected and person centred.  They love working as part of a team and focusing on participant’s wellbeing and outcomes.  Doing all this while being supported to working autonomously means that all our team are empowered to create a work schedule that suits their life.  

About You:

  • Have exceptional people skills.
  • Be trusted and integrity driven.
  • Amazing Listener.
  • Be proactive, adaptable, and able to work autonomously.
  • Support Self Determination.
  • Have a high level of both verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have great negotiating skills.
  • Enjoy working collaboratively.
  • Have all appropriate qualifications and registrations to work as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Have experience as an Occupational Therapist (preferred).
  • Have excellent references.

Why work for us?

You will be surrounded by a dedicated, multi-disciplinary team of professionals and enjoy the following benefits:

  • Great hourly rates.
  • Access to a workspace and private therapy room.
  • Contractor position allowing you to be in charge of when, where and how much you work.
  • Ongoing team support and mentoring.
  • Encouraged great work life balance.
  • Use of resources and tools to do your job effectively.

How to apply: Send your EOI and resume to


Interested in working with us? 

We are always looking for great people who are passionate about what we are passionate about.  So, if you are person centred in your approach, strive for excellence, and are passionate about helping people, we want to hear from you.  Send your EOI and resume to