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Occupational Therapist

Job Title: Occupational Therapist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Broadmeadows, Victoria
Industry: Allied Health
Salary: attractive package incl travel allowance & super
Start Date:
Reference: BSL - North_1573525841
Contact Name: Permanent Team
Contact Email: permanent@twrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: Nov 14, 2019

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; 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 to be based at include; Werribee, Footscray, Niddrie, Melton, Coburg, Broadmeadows, South Morang, Thomastown, South Melbourne, Heatherton, Frankston

The suitable candidate will be:

  • Degree qualified in an appropriate allied health discipline; 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
  • Able to demonstrate previous experience working with children between the ages of 0-6 years
  • Able to demonstrate experience in a similar role (desirable not essential)
  • Willing to undergo a National Police Check & Working with Children's Check

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
  • 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
  • Purchased leave
  • Further benefits listed here: https://www.bsl.org.au/about/careers/benefits

To apply:

  • Please submit your CV and Cover Letter to Danielle Arthur at
  • For all queries about the position, please contact Danielle on 1800 833 130.

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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