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Careers at Solve

At Solve, we offer exciting career opportunities, student placements, and volunteer roles. 

About Solve Disability Solutions

Solve (formerly known as TADVIC), recently merged with TAD, our sister organisation based in NSW. We are a not for profit organisation with a dedicated team of 35 passionate staff and 250 volunteers.

Our core business is managing AT projects via clinical assessment of client need and matching this to technical and engineering design and production skills. Our OT’s work with highly qualified volunteers who design, make, modify and maintain innovative AT. We work in co-design, together with the client to meet their specialised equipment needs. We provide both clinical and community outreach services for a diverse client base with varying abilities and needs. Equipment solutions are unique and the work is wide ranging, challenging and rewarding.


Volunteer Director 

Solve-TAD is seeking a Volunteer Director!

Solve Disability Solutions (VIC) and TAD (NSW) have recently merged to become Solve-TAD Limited, a for-purpose registered NDIS Provider, whose mission is to change the lives of people living with disability by providing personalised technology, equipment and services. This merger brings together a workforce of over 250 technically skilled volunteers, therapists and support staff and enables us to improve outcomes for more people with disability across both states and build on the reputation gained over our 45 years of service delivery.

Solve-TAD offers a person-centred service that increases independence and participation across all life-domains. Our team are passionate about “clever ideas, changing lives”. Together, we assist over 1,000 people each year across Victoria and NSW to achieve their goals.

We have a unique opportunity for a Victorian-based individual to join our board and assist us to govern and define the strategic direction of the new company. Solve-TAD is committed to building and valuing a diverse board and workforce that represents the community we serve. We encourage people with disability and people from culturally diverse or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to apply. The board is made up of people from a range of disciplines, backgrounds and experience and meets monthly (online if necessary).

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Enquiries: For more details, please see the attached position description or contact Dr Anthony Lowe, Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary alowe@tad.org.au or on 0404 853 062.

Closing date: Wednesday, 30th September 2021 


Grants Coordinator (Part-Time – 3 days pw – 0.6 FTE)

Flexibility to work remotely, or at our Sydney or Melbourne office

Bring your experience and creativity to a dynamic organisation that embraces collaboration, innovation and out of the box problem solving, helping people with disability to achieve their goals.

This part time Grants Coordinator role (0.6 FTE) has flexibility to work remotely or at either our Northmead (NSW) or Abbotsford (Vic) office. You will report into our Victorian based Development and Partnerships Manager and work within a small team of passionate staff across both states, who are committed to raising awareness and funds to support the provision of our service

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Determine proposal concepts by identifying and clarifying opportunities, goals and needs of the organisation to meet strategic priorities
  • Identify relevant grant opportunities for Solve-TAD and build relationships with funding bodies
  • Prepare and submit all grants by deadlines to achieve $560,000 of grant income for financial year 21/22
  • Complete acquittals to achieve project and operational grant budget
  • Assist in the preparation of partnership submissions, reports, publications and contributing to the achievement of department goals within budget and specified timeframes
  • Relationship building – able to initiate and build working relationships with philanthropic organisations, government, donors and / or customer service in a not-for-profit / charitable organisation
  • Effectively manage grant provider information on the database and ensure donor information is kept up to date and accurate and that information is reliable

Benefits of working with us:

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration ($63,-$65,000 p.a pro-rata)
  • Access to generous NFP salary packaging (up to $15900 p.a + entertainment card)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Laptop
  • Networking opportunities with industry, universities and peak bodies
  • Fortnightly team social events
  • Employee Assistance Program

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Enquiries: To enquire about this role contact Nick Warren, Manager Development and Partnerships, 03 9853 8655 or nick@solve.org.au using the subject line: Grants Coordinator – Sydney / Melbourne / Remote enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Closing date: Wednesday, 15th September 2021 


Occupational Therapist – Level 2 (South East Melbourne)

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Occupational Therapist (Level 2) with a ‘can do’ attitude to join our Therapy Services team!

The role

This position provides an outreach service, predominantly to our clients in the outer south- east Melbourne and Mornington Peninsula areas.
The role offers the flexibility to work from home if you are based in this area. You will be required to attend our office based in Abbotsford 3067, approximately once per week.
This role offers incredible scope for creativity in practice.
Bring your experience and creativity to a dynamic organisation that embraces collaboration, innovation and out of the box problem solving, helping people with disability to achieve their goals.
If you are creative, enjoy problem-solving and like a varied caseload, look no further!

Working at Solve

  • We are committed to providing an environment that fosters and develops your existing skill set and provides you with the opportunity to explore new areas.
  • Our OT’s have manageable caseloads and realistic KPI’s.
  • We have collaborative, close relationships with industry partners and peak bodies working on special projects as well as supporting university student clinical placement and education.
  • Increase your take-home pay through generous NFP salary packaging (up to $15,900 p.a + entertainment card).

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Enquiries: If you would like to discuss this role or have any questions, please contact Jenny Stephen, Manager Volunteers and Workforce, 9853 8655 or jenny@solve.org.au

Closing date:  Wednesday, 29th September 2021

Note, applications may be reviewed prior to this date.


Why work at Solve?

Working at Solve allows staff and volunteers to be part of a small and growing organisation of passionate people committed to finding solutions to enable our customers to achieve their goals of greater independence. If you like a challenge, using your creativity to problem-solve, and have experience with assistive technology – consider Solve for the next step in your career.

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At Solve, we don’t just embrace diversity – we celebrate it!

At Solve, we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities and genders.

Solve is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. People living with disability are strongly encouraged to apply and submit their expression of interest to work and / or volunteer.

No aspect of employment at Solve Disability Solutions can or will be influenced in any matter by race, colour, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, physical disability, medical condition, perceived physical disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Career Spotlight

“Working at Solve challenges me to think outside the box, be creative and find unique solutions to help people achieve their goals.”

Stacey, Sr. Occupational Therapist

“Working at Solve I get to use my diverse skills-set to create positive impact – helping and supporting people with disabilities. What we do contributes to the greater good.”

Hassan, Engineer

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