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Occupational Therapist - Neuro Developmental Caseload - Hurstville based

  • : Northcott
  • : 28-May-2020
  • : Hurstville NSW 2220
About Northcott

We are a leading disability services provider in NSW and the ACT, providing services and support for people with disability and their families and carers. Northcott Therapy provides support to children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities including intellectual disability, physical disability, autism and global developmental delay.

About the Role
  • Be committed to using a person-centred approach to deliver evidence based therapy to children, young people and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, intellectual disability and/or other complex support needs
  • Work with customers and families to identify strengths, skills and goals
  • Use appropriate assessment tools and methods to assess strengths and areas for development, in order to identify suitable intervention strategies
  • Always work on "best practice" solutions for our customers
  • Provide centre and community based therapies
  • Proactively contribute to the ongoing development of professional knowledge and skills in Occupational Therapy
  • Positively contribute to quality and business improvement
About you
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy or equivalent
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Experience delivering evidence based therapy to children and adults with intellectual disability, sensory processing and/or emotional regulation needs
  • Some experience in the prescription of equipment, home modifications, functional assessments and supporting people with physical disability would be highly desirable  
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral and listening
  • Ability and commitment to work with a customer-centred approach
  • Ability to work autonomously in a complex environment with multiple demands and tight timelines
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a caseload and administrative responsibilities in an efficient and effective manner
  • Understanding of the NDIS and experience working in a fee for service model
  • Computer literate and familiar with using customer record systems
  • Current First Aid Certificate (including CPR) or willing to obtain
  • Police Check, less than 6 months old
  • Current NSW Working With Children Check (WWCC) or willing to obtain
  • Must have a valid driver's licence and willingness to travel as required
Northcott Culture and Benefits
  • A friendly, supportive and collaborative team
  • Career Development Opportunities
  • Learning and development opportunities 
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 available
  • Multiple employee benefits, such as discounted gym & health fund membership, discounted motor vehicle services

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