Occupational Therapist

Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Allied Health
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date:
Reference: OTNORTHSCH_1575857365
Contact Name: Permanent Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Dec 09, 2019

Job Description

The role

  • You will split your time between clinical interventions with an adult caseload and capacity building in schools
  • Informing and supporting teachers on how best to support primary & secondary aged children presenting with disabilities and/or developmental delays.
  • Capacity building, working with support workers in accommodation and other community settings
  • Split between working in schools, clinic & some outreach
  • Great opportunity for someone that has a passion for capacity building with schools and support workers, but also wants to maintain the client-facing clinical aspect
  • Working in a person-centred approach to help identify needs, and build on peoples strengths to help them achieve their goals

The suitable candidate will be/have:

  • Degree qualified in Occupational Therapy
  • Registration with AHPRA
  • Previous experience working as an Occupational Therapist
  • Previous experience working with adults and/or children presenting with a disability / developmental delay / psychosocial diagnosis
  • 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
  • Access to continuous professional development
  • Option for purchased leave
  • Travel reimbursement or access to a pool vehicle when available
  • Opportunity to work with a large, growing and well-respected organisation
  • Work as part of a friendly and supportive interdisciplinary team
  • Career progression opportunities, CEO started as a new grad physiotherapist

To Apply

Please send your resume to or for a confidential chat, please call us on 1800 833 130 to speak to Danni or Lydia

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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