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Creating brighter futures for children and their families

Early Intervention Therapist - ESA

  • 504170
  • Hawthorn, VIC, Australia
  • Full Time

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

Due to our rapid nationwide growth, we are currently searching for Early Intervention Therapists to provide therapy services in our Hawthorn clinic. 

If you are truly passionate about making a difference in the lives of children who need some extra help in their start to life, enjoy play, working with parents and a kind and fun team, and are looking for your next step or challenge with a family-hearted and growing organisation, we would love to hear from you. 

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.  

Opportunity for flexible working hours, offering permanent part-time, or permanent full-time employment.


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, paid parental leave and a discount marketplace with hundreds of products at reduced prices from groceries to movie tickets.

The opportunity:

  • To be a part of a supportive team leading the way in innovative services delivery and clinical excellence
  • To administer early intervention therapy following the principles of the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) to young children on the autism spectrum.
  • 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 I need to join?

  • Passion about making a difference in the lives of children and their families.
  • Diverse communication skills in order to build rapport with clients & families, and the ability to play and connect with children, making therapy fun & 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 and 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 – Apply Now

***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. 

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