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Creating brighter futures for children and their families

2023 Graduate Program - Occupational Therapist

  • 501867
  • Full Time

Early Start Australia is a national organisation committed to delivering evidence-based early intervention and therapy services to children and families.

At Early Start Australia we believe that everyone’s journey should be remarkable. We like to keep things light-hearted, spread positivity and have fun by encouraging our employees to let their personalities shine!

We are looking for Therapists who are driven, great communicators and put their clients first. You will have the opportunity to work in clinics, client homes and/or schools.

We are currently looking for Graduate Therapists to be part of our multidisciplinary team at the following clinic locations:

TAS Clinics
Huon Valley & Channel, Launceston, North West & Hobart

VIC Clinics
Brighton, Camberwell, Canterbury, Frankston, Geelong, Hawthorn, Mornington, Oakleigh, Preston, Sandringham, South Morang, Vermont and Werribee. 

So, what’s in it for you?

• A 2-week induction with ongoing training and development;
• A permanent full-time or part-time position;
• Fast track clinical skills with a diverse client group;
• One-on-one support from Senior Therapists and Team Leaders;
• Work within a multidisciplinary team with the opportunity to work across other sites in Australia;
• Access to a wealth of clinical support and resources;
• Annual Professional Development Allowance;
• 3 days or annual professional development leave entitlement (on top of other leave entitlements);
• Participation in ESA’s Reward Incentive Scheme;
• A competitive salary package;
• Paid Parental Leave;
• Access to EAP – offering free counselling sessions every year;
• Access to Employment Hero; a discount marketplace with hundreds of products at reduced prices from groceries to movie tickets.

What do you need?

• Enjoy working with children.
• Be a good active listener.
• Have outstanding time management skills.
• Work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
• Desire to be challenged and progress further as a Therapist.
• Possess the ability to work autonomously and be efficient at problem solving.
• Master the art of small talk and have the ability to build strong relationships with families.
• Compliance – AHPRA Registration, Working with Children Check, National Police Check, NDIS workers screening check, Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate, First Aid Training, Driver’s License & Vehicle.

What are you waiting for?

If this sounds like a career opportunity too good to be true, please submit a cover letter and CV via Seek. Please nominate a preferred work location within your application, full list here:

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