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Early Intervention Therapist (Educator)

  • 501391
  • Full Time
  • Part Time

We are looking for an Early Intervention Therapist (Educator) to join our team at our clinic based in Hawthorn, VIC.

Our renowned and unique autism early intervention service has expanded into a bespoke Early Intervention Therapy Centre to offer our exceptional services to more families. With high-level local and national clinical governance and expertise, Early Start Hawthorn offers our Early Start Denver Model programs and transdisciplinary paediatric services. Our client group is predominantly young children identified on the spectrum and their families who we support to meet their developmental goals in a safe, warm, nurturing space. Our team consists of speech pathologists, occupational therapists, psychologists, educators, behaviour analysts and early intervention therapists who are all passionate about early play-based interventions.

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.

What we offer you:

Early Start Australia is a national organisation - our clinics offer you the small practice feel 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.

When you join us, you will have access to some of the best brains across Australia to help you reach your full potential and provide the best possible client outcomes. 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 a competitive salary and the incredible professional development and supervision on offer, you will also have access to performance incentives, our Mental Health and Wellbeing Program, flexible work options, paid parental leave and a discount marketplace with hundreds of products at reduced prices from groceries to movie tickets.

The Opportunity:

  • To assess and guide developmental goals for children on the autism spectrum or with developmental delay (social, communication, cognition);
  • To administer early intervention therapy following the principles of the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) and Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) to young children with autism;
  • To monitor, evaluate and review progress by entering daily data on therapy plan;
  • Develop resources to support the early intervention programmes;
  • To work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team to provide holistic therapy programs, for children with autism and complex developmental needs;
  • Centre-based and Community-based services.

What do you need to join?

  • Degree qualified Early Childhood Education (or equivalent diploma qualified as assessed by VIT);
  • Passion about making a difference in the lives of children and their families;
  • Diverse communication skills in order to build rapport with clients and families, making therapy fun and engaging! 
  • Effective time management and attention to detail;
  • Experience working with children and/or disability;
  • Compliance - Working with Children Check, National Police Check, First Aid Training, Driver’s License, NDIS Worker Screening Check, Covid-19 vaccination or exemption certificate.

Apply now:

Don’t miss your chance to be part of a growing organisation committed to making a real difference to the everyday lives of children and their families.

***Closing date is not applicable, candidates are encouraged to apply without delay***

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.

https://earlystartaustralia.com.au/ 

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