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Occupational Therapist - Goondiwindi

Job Classification
Occupational Therapists
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
goondiwindi QLD 4390
Posted By
Health Workforce

Practice Information:
This practice is an all-inclusive therapy clinic. They believe that every child should be provided with intervention as early and intensively as possible. The clinic provides a holistic approach to recognising each individuals specific physical, sensory, communicative, social, and emotional needs. They have a wealth of evidence-based treatments at their disposal, inspiring results for their clients and their families.

About Goondiwindi, 
Hugging the banks of the Macintyre River 350-kilometres south-west of Brisbane on the NSW border and nestled between the traditional lands of the Bigambul and Gamilaraay people lies the country town of Goondiwindi, renowned for its strong agricultural industry and recently crowned best Regional town in Queensland. 
Get your town bearings on the 3 km river walk lined with Jacaranda trees, and visit the 210 hectare National Heritage Water Park. Shop along Marshall and Herbert streets for homewares and beautiful clothing, or dine at the striking Victoria Hotel for lunch. Be sure to venture to the native botanic gardens and our gorgeous ‘town park’, where we host the gruelling annual triathlon event "Hell of the West" in February each year. 
 
Position Description:
The clinic is seeking an Occupational Therapist with a focus on Paediatrics and a desire to work in private practice to join their clinic. You will work predominately with children through to teenagers aged 0-18 and their families, to achieve goals and developmental milestones. Your caseload will be a mix of children who are typically developing, as well as children with more complex disabilities. You will also have the opportunity to work and develop skills in various other areas of Occupational Therapy including, minor and complex home modifications, equipment prescription, adult clients, Functional Capacity Assessments, Cognitive Assessments and NDIS clients.
 
Their  therapy room and sensory playground is well resourced and a fun place to apply your therapeutic skills whilst embracing their environment of continuous learning. The position is for a full-time Occupational Therapist with a focus on paediatrics. Paediatric experience is preferred however, new graduates are invited to apply. Own car and licence required.
 
Excellent working environment: Work with their experienced therapist in a dynamic/diverse private practice clinic. Opportunity for mentorship, collaboration, and professional growth.
 
Professional development: They are committed to your ongoing professional development and training.
 
Admin support: Full Reception and administrative support. Business laptop included.
 
Wage: To be negotiated
 
After Hours: No
 
 
Qualifications and Experience:

  • A genuine passion for paediatrics
  • Degree qualified Occupational Therapist
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • WWC / Yellow card / Blue card / Current First Aid
  • Previous paediatric experience is well-regarded
  • Strong communication with children and adults (verbal and written)
  • Experience working with children/individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, sensory processing disorder and physical disabilities desirable
  • Strong clinical reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to work independently
  • A demonstrated proficiency using assessment tools
  • Paediatric evaluation
  • Development of Paediatric Treatment Plans
  • Flexibility to provide therapy services across a number of different settings – clinic, school, Telehealth and community settings
  • Ability to work with a variety of families to carry out therapy goals

 
For more information on this position, please contact our team!

Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.

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Job Type
Business Type
Private Practice
Job Title
Occupational Therapist - Goondiwindi
Salary / Pay Details
Negotiable
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Posted By
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Job Reference
JOB -10002977
Location
goondiwindi QLD 4390
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