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Graduate Occupational Therapist Paediatrics

Koorana Child & Family Services Ltd
Belmore, Sydney NSW
Physiotherapy, OT & Rehabilitation (Healthcare & Medical)
Hybrid • Permanent • Part-time • Entry Level

Seeking a Graduate Occupational Therapist Paediatrics to join our Early Intervention & Allied Health team.

What is on Offer?

  • Salary based on qualifications and experience + annual performance reviews with options for career progression.
  • Attractive salary package + salary packaging benefit (up to $18,550 per year) + options to access novated leasing arrangements including a performance-based incentive program to reward employees who exceed their KPIs.
  • A gradually building billable hour target and support from your Team Leader to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to reach a full KPI target at six months.
  • Flexible working arrangements available to ensure a healthy work-life balance.
  • Hybrid work environment incorporating our brand-new office and clinic at Belmore which contains a sensory gym.
  • Professional training and development encouraging employees to obtain relevant skills, knowledge, and abilities that enhance their performance in their current role and improve their potential to grow both personally and professionally within the organisation.
  • Working in a transdisciplinary team along with Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists, Specialist Teachers, Psychologists, Behaviour Support Practitioners and other Occupational Therapists.
  • ‘Refer a Friend to Koorana’ incentive rewards program.
  • Work mobile phone and Surface Pro device provided.

About the Role

You will be working in a variety of settings including clinic, community-based (in home, early education settings and schools) and tele-health.

  • Working within our transdisciplinary team, you will be responsible for providing occupational therapy and support services to children aged 0-18 with additional needs and their families. Some of the key responsibilities are:
  • Collaboratively planning, implementing, and evaluating the allied health program.
  • Participating in transdisciplinary practice and consulting with other relevant agencies.
  • Referring to other professionals or agencies as appropriate.
  • Maintaining a high degree of professional awareness regarding current best practice and research in the field, and always ensuring the application of these principles.
  • Gradually working up to maintaining a clinical caseload.

About You 

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • To have outstanding time management skills.
  • To be able to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • The desire to be challenged and progress further as a therapist.
  • The ability to work autonomously and be efficient at problem solving.
  • To have a demonstrated ability to work in a culturally diverse community and build strong relationships with families.

Qualifications & Certifications

  • A recognised degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Current (or awaiting) AHPRA Registration.
  • Working with Children Check (or awaiting).]
  • National Police Check.
  • Current Drivers licence.
  • 3 x Covid-19 vaccination or have an approved medical contraindication certificate.

About Koorana

We are a community-owned children’s organisation, working with all children, committed to the provision of high-quality early childhood education, intervention, and family support services across Sydney in ways that acknowledge and respect all individuals.

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We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and support an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume and answer the candidate screening questions. If you have any questions call Jane Munro on 0407 502 154 or email people@koorana.org.au.

No recruiters, please. We love the work you do but are going solo on this one. If we need help, we’ll reach out to you.

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