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Occupational Therapist

Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Werribee, Victoria
Industry: Allied Health
Salary: AU$72000 - AU$78000 per annum + + super + $13k vehicle allowance
Start Date:
Reference: BSL - West_1581897012
Contact Name: Permanent Team
Contact Email: permanent@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: Feb 17, 2020

Job Description

Brotherhood of St Laurence is currently seeking a number of Occupational Therapists with a tertiary qualification and experience working with children aged 0-6 years. We are also seeking passionate and engaging individuals from the following disciplines; Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Social Work and Speech Pathology.

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.

Locations that are available; Werribee, Footscray, Niddrie, Melton, Coburg, Broadmeadows, South Morang, Thomastown, Heatherton, Frankston.

Please note, the role requires outreach work so if you are based at Heatherton/Frankston, then you will be expected to travel across the south region. If you have any queries about travel distances, please let us know.

The suitable candidate will be:

  • Have a Bachelor in one of the following; occupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology, social work, or early childhood education
  • Eligible for registration under one of the following: APHRA, AASW, SPA, VIT or equivalent professional membership
  • Previous experience working with children between the ages of 0-6 years
  • Experience in a similar role (desirable, not essential)
  • National Police Check
  • Working with Children's Check
  • New graduates welcome to apply

Brotherhood of St Laurence offer in return:

  • Inclusive and supportive trans-disciplinary team
  • In-depth induction to the role, with Senior Coordinators & Team Leader to support you
  • 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
  • BSL is currently trialling RDO's commencing January
  • 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.

Brotherhood of St Laurence is an equal opportunities employer.

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