Grade 1 Occupational Therapist - Children and families

Job Title: Grade 1 Occupational Therapist - Children and families
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brunswick West, Victoria
Industry: Education
Salary: AU$74000 - AU$99000 per annum + + super + vehicle allowance + salary pack
Start Date: 4 weeks after offered position
Reference: TWECEIBSLOT_1601262009
Contact Name: Permanent Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Sep 28, 2020

Job Description

Employment Type: Full Time or Part-Time
Term: Ongoing - Perm
Location: Various locations across Melbourne
Salary: $74,000 + Super + $13,000 vehicle allowance + salary packaging

New graduates in allied health welcome to apply

The organisation is currently seeking an Occupational Therapist with AHPRA registration and experience from clinical placements or previous roles working with children / families.

The Role

The Early Childhood Early Intervention Coordinator will be part of a trans-disciplinary team responsible for the delivery of the NDIS ECEI approach. You will be part of a team delivering office, phone and community-based support, working closely with families and other professionals to assess and identify the service and support needs for children with possible developmental delays, and then set goals that will assist the child in day to day environments. The role will use a family centred approach to gather information to identify the appropriate pathways for children and their families. This can include access to the NDIS, short term interventions or community and mainstream supports.

The suitable candidate will be:

  • Degree qualified in an appropriate education or allied health discipline
  • Eligible for registration under one of the following: VIT, AHPRA, AASW, SPA or equivalent professional membership
  • Able to demonstrate previous experience working with children between the ages of 0-6 years
  • Willing to undergo a National Police Check & Working with Children's Check

What you get in return:

  • Inclusive and supportive trans-disciplinary team
  • In-depth induction to the role, with Senior Coordinators & Team Leader to support you
  • Access to peer supervision with your own profession and other professions
  • Continuous professional development
  • Invaluable knowledge/training on NDIS
  • Competitive remuneration package; including car allowance and high salary packaging option
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Flexible work hours
  • TIL provided

To apply:

People with a lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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