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Occupational Therapist

  • 501014
  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Be part of an exciting time with Early Start Australia and work for a growing organisation committed to making a real difference to the everyday lives of children and their families.

Here at Early Start Australia, we strive to make a difference whether its Therapy and Development, Early Childhood Early Intervention or the Early Start Denvor Model that our clients visit us for, our dedicated team of therapist work with families to provide the best start for each child to grow and develop and ensure our clients reach their full potential.

The opportunity:

We are seeking Occupational Therapists to join our vibrant, multi-disciplinary Allied Health team based at our Mornington, VIC clinic. Our Occupational Therapist work with clients and families to maximise development, overcome individual challenges and improve performance in motor skills, self care, play, school and learning.

What will you be doing:

Reporting to the practice principal and working within a multidisciplinary team environment you will provide evidence-based assessments, therapy and intervention sessions to a mixed caseload.

  • Conduct assessments
  • Develop tailored therapy programs
  • You will develop meaningful goals and recommendations for therapy that will support children to reach their full potential
  • Provide direct and indirect therapy interventions
  • Work closely with families to develop individually tailored evidence-informed programs for their child/children.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders providing information, education and support.

As a Senior Therapist you will:

  • Provide supervision to junior team members
  • Run group supervision and discipline specific meetings
  • Assist staff with time management and organisation
  • Development of clinic resources
  • Provide feed back to management at local and national level the needs of the team.

What you need to join:

  • Compliance – National Police Check, Working with Children check, NDIS Workers Screening check, Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate, First Aid Certificate, Driver’s License & Vehicle.
  • Relevant qualifications (Occupational Therapy) with APHRA Registration
  • Experience working with children and/or disability and confidence in your role with children and their parents. (preferred)

What we can offer you:

We are happy to discuss the benefits of joining our team of therapists who truly value collaborative working relationships and place client care as our first priority. We love being part of a national organisation offering flexible working hours and on-going employment.

When you join us, you will have access to some of the best brains across Australia. 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.

Small practice experience 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.

In addition to 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.

Where to from here:

We would love to hear from you so please click Apply Now or contact Nachelyn Katipa, Talent Acquisition Partner via email at Nachelyn.Katipa@earlystartaustralia.com.au for a confidential enquiry.

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/

About us:

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.

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