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Creating brighter futures for children and their families

Senior Occupational Therapist

  • 503412
  • Mandurah, WA, Australia
  • Casual
  • Full Time
  • Part Time

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.

You have the opportunity for flexible working hours, offering casual, permanent part-time or permanent full-time employment.

The opportunity:

We are seeking experienced Senior Occupational Therapist to join our clinic located in Mandurah. Support our clients to maximise development, overcome individual challenges and improve performance in motor skills, self-care, play, school and learning. We offer services in our fantastic clinic space, at client’s homes, schools and via telehealth. Our therapists truly have the ability to wear different hats if they choose to, which gives us the chance to tailor this position to suit your needs.

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.

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.
  • Conduct assessments
  • Develop tailored therapy programs
  • Provide direct and indirect therapy interventions
  • Work closely with key stakeholders providing information, education and support.

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.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline with a current 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. 

Early Start Australia is a national organisation - our clinics offer you the small practice feel with big corporate support that can provide job security at a time of significant growth, and access to some of the best brains across Australia. You will be part of a local clinic who not only value the support you provide, but will also provide you with a supportive work environment, continued learning advancement and career opportunities which are mutually beneficial.

In addition to a competitive salary with performance incentives, you will have access to the following: 

  • Over 100 hrs of rostered annual CPD hours which includes monthly in-house training, free team collaboration time, national and state clinical meetings, paid professional development leave etc.
  • Paid parental leave
  • An admin team that manages booking appointments, invoicing and managing NDIS changes - freeing you up to do what you do best
  • If you are a graduate, we offer a structured 12 months graduate program to support and guide you through your first year
  • The opportunity to work and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team and exchange ideas, treatment plans and a holistic approach for the clients
  • Our Mental Health and Well-being Program
  • Internal and External mentorship opportunities with Industry experts  
  • You will have access to performance incentives along with products at reduced prices from groceries to movie tickets
  • Flexible working hours

Where to from here:

We would love to hear from you so please click Apply Now or contact Danielle at danelle.stanton@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.

About us:

Early Start Australia part of APM Group 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. Learn more about us at www.earlystartaustralia.com.au 

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