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Grade 1 Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Job Classification
Occupational Therapists
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Williamstown VIC 3016
Posted By
Living Without Boundaries
About the job


About Us

Living Without Boundaries is an NDIS registered Occupational Therapy provider seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our team in the sunny seaside of Williamstown. At the core of our business is a Person – Family Centered framework delivering clinic based and outreach services within the community and local neighborhoods, along with expert assessment and intervention to children, adolescents and their families.

We uphold each individual’s personal perspective regarding their healthcare options and choices, we pride ourselves on providing education founded on evidence based practice, whilst employing an individually tailored strengths based approach to all therapeutic interventions.

We have clinics located in Williamstown and Eltham offering increased opportunity to work with clients across ages in the Northern Suburbs and between the two locations if desired.

We are passionate about helping people to “Get on with their lives!” so they can participate in everyday activities that hold true meaning and purpose to them.

Our newly opened Paediatric Clinic is located within the Medical precinct of Williamstown; As a valued team member, you will be working alongside Paediatricians, Psychologists, Dieticians and Speech Therapists who form part of our specialised network. This provides increased opportunities for professional development in areas of interest due to the broad nature of our scope of practice.



About the role

This is a fantastic opportunity for an Occupational Therapist with experience or interest in working with Paediatrics; This includes Early Career Therapists. We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic OT to join our fast growing practice, deliverying evidence based therapy supports to children, families and young people.

In this role, you will be required to provide occupational therapy assessment, intervention and review of children, adolescents, and families who present with a variety of occupational challenges. You will have autonomy over your own clinical caseload with reasonable billable hours allowing adequate time for administrative requirements.

You will receive accelerated clinical 1:1 support in developing your skills within the Paediatric setting along with weekly clinical supervision and extensive opportunities to work with other disciplines for growth and career progression.

This role offers flexible options in how your hours are spread out across your working week, along with a staggered approach to building your caseload.

Your efforts will be well rewarded with great clinical coaching, a competitive annual salary and work life balance, along with personal, professional, organizational and career development opportunities.



Essential Criteria

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (or equivalent)
Current full registration with AHPRA
A desire to work within the Paediatric setting
Experience with working alongside families and significant others
Current open drivers licence
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Confidence in working independently and within a team environment


Desirable (not essential) Criteria

Experience working with the National Disability Insurance Scheme
Paediatric experience
BAMH Accreditation and Medicare Provider number
Experience within Private Practice and community settings
Experience running group based education and training


Perks of working with us!



• EAP/ and Mental Health Program – Living Without Boundaries offers a tailored Mental Health Program, developed and run by our Psychologist/Art Psychotherapist specifically designed to support clinicians in being their “Best Selves” providing an opportunity for skills development and support with the requirements of being an Allied Health Practitioner in the community.

• Professional Development financial support - Living Without Boundaries allocates $500 per annum per employee, to support Professional Development.

• Performance based 'Bonus’ incentives paid at 6months and then at 12months annually

• Travel allowance - Is paid to all team members for community outreach

• Flexible working arrangements – For families including higher levels of time off, working times, and working from home arrangements.

• Internal Professional Development - You will have access to industry professionals, fortnightly team meetings for skills development, webinar based learning modules specific to assessments training and upskilling.

• Quarterly team building days - Coming together as a team to partake in activities supporting self-care, productivity in the workplace and personal development.

• Weekly clinical mentoring from your supervisor to support professional, organizational, career and personal goals - Your supervision is based on the Michelle Bihary Model of practice (Delta Group).

Opportunities for career progression - The opportunity to move into a more senior role is available to existing employees.
• General Wellness — There is a focus on our employee’s wellbeing which is met with quarterly workshops focusing on social interaction and team building.

• Great Team Culture - We work in a connected team and culture that embraces lifelong learning, reflective practice, contribution to team and a growth mindset.

Great working environment - Well resourced, new clinic rooms and full administrative supports daily including admin team for all calls, appointments and bookings management.
• IT Support - Microsoft Teams, Practice Management systems, laptop and phone call privacy support via our systems are provided for use when onsite and offsite for each therapist allowing for increased access to note taking, reporting and collaboration, emails and Office 365.

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Grade 1 Paediatric Occupational Therapist
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