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FULL TIME - ACTT - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - DUBBO & WELLINGTON

  • : Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service
  • : 20-May-2020
  • : Wellington NSW 2820

ABOUT THE POSITION

We are looking for a qualified Occupational Therapist to join our multidisciplinary teams in order to meet our growing demand.

  • Innovative model of employment between 2 clinical teams
  • Variety of caseloads and work settings (Private Practice and NGO)
  • New grads welcome to apply
  • Cutting edge therapy facilities and resources
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Access to monthly external clinical supervision with a senior clinician as well as internal supervision with Team Leader
  • CPD and ongoing professional development available

 

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT

Full time consisting of:

2 days (at) Aboriginal Children’s Therapy Team (ACTT) (DUBBO NSW)

3 days (at) Kidmotion – Children’s Therapies & Wellbeing (WELLINGTON NSW)

Please note: 2 separate contracts will be offered

 

IS IT AN ABORIGINAL OR TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER IDENTIFIED POSITION?

No

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Recognised degree in Occupational Therapy and current registration with AHPRA, for membership with the Australian Association of Occupational Therapists
  • Minimum of 2 years clinical experience in the field of Pediatric Occupational Therapy
  • High level of clinical skills in occupational therapy, including the ability to manage a complex pediatric caseload
  • Ability to work unsupervised, manage and prioritise work and respond to complex situations in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience in working with Aboriginal families and understanding of the issues that impact on Aboriginal people and Aboriginal communities
  • Demonstrated experience in electronic data recording
  • Current unencumbered NSW Class C drivers Licence, a willingness to travel and ability to drive a vehicle between sites
  • Working with Children and Criminal Record check clearances.

ACTT is a free Allied Health Service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children, aged up to 8 years of age, who live in Dubbo. The team consists of Speech Pathologists, an Occupational Therapist, Psychological services supported by Aboriginal Community Support Workers and Therapy Aide. We are well regarded within the community and aim to provide the best service for our clients and their families. Delivery can be at our Centre or in families own home, in a small group or on an individual basis, at school, childcare or in the community or a combination of the above.

KIDMOTION is a Private Paediatric Occupational Therapy practice offering Developmental Assessments, Early Intervention and Individual and Group interventions to clients aged 0-18 years. We are a Registered NDIS provider and work in a collaborative model alongside a Physiotherapist, Speech Pathologist, Educator and Psychologist at the Old Printery Wellness Space. This purpose-built clinic has a choice of innovative clinical spaces to use including a large Sensory Gym, Assessment Room with recording capability and observation window and a Group Therapy room. We also have a fabulous café for coffee and lunch within the space.

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FULL TIME - ACTT - OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST - DUBBO & WELLINGTON
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