Grade 2 Paediatric Occupational therapist

Job Title: Grade 2 Paediatric Occupational therapist
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Allied Health
Salary: AU$73000 - AU$96000 per annum + Super + Vehicle Reimbursements
Start Date:
Reference: Pae OT Gr2 SCO_1586325858
Contact Name: Permanent Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Apr 08, 2020

Job Description

Employment Type: Full-Time On-going
Location: Glenroy
$73,000 - $95,400 + super + vehicle reimbursement

Grade 2 Paediatric Occupational therapist

  • Work in a clinic (70%) and community (30%) setting
  • Group & Individual therapy + Research and project work available

Tradewind Australia are seeking Grade 2 Occupational Therapists to join an organisation that makes sure all Australians presenting with disabilities and mental health issues are engaged with their communities.

The organisation

The organisation was founded over 50 years ago by families who wanted better support for their children and are now one of the largest not-for-profit disability service providers in Australia. They support thousands of people with complex intellectual, physical and dual disabilities. You would be part of a team that includes specialists in communication, positive behaviour support & other programs.

The role

  • Plan and deliver effective occupational therapy supports for paediatrics with a disability or developmental delay
  • Improve outcomes, identify needs, reflect and respect client priorities
  • Build on client strengths & build capacity by empowering families and friends
  • Provide clinic (70%) and community (30%) based therapy / intervention
  • Create and deliver individual and group therapy / intervention
  • Help children achieve their goals

The Suitable Candidate Will Be/Have

  • Recognised qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Registration with AHPRA
  • Previous experience working as an Occupational Therapist
  • Previous experience working with paediatrics with disabilities (physical / intellectual) and development delays
  • Current Victorian driver's license
  • Have permanent working rights within Australia
  • Willing to undergo a police check, working with children check & DWES check

What You Get In Return:

  • Competitive salary package (salary + super + salary packaging + vehicle reimbursement)
  • Access to internal and external continuous professional development
  • Up to 4 weeks purchased leave options
  • 5% leave loading
  • Collegiate team environment, supportive interdisciplinary team
  • Travel reimbursement or access to a pool vehicle when available
  • Opportunity to work with a large, growing and well respected organisation
  • Career progression opportunities, CEO started as a new grad physiotherapist
  • Research and project work available
  • Opportunity for group and individual intervention
  • Create programs for group work = organisation champion innovation

If you wish to apply:

Application process will be;

  • Apply with CV to above contact
  • Receive position description and go over queries about role = secure an interview with organisation = reference and police checks = offer / outcome

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