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Occupational Therapist wanted in Merrylands, NSW-Private Practice

Job title:  Sen Occupational Therapist wanted in Merrylands, NSW


Hours:  40 Hours a week (Flexible for Part Time)


Salary:  $40 to $50 an Hour + Super+ Bonus.


Location:  Merrylands, NSW




  • Excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and skilled Occupational Therapist to work with a team of expert allied health practitioners.
  • You'll be joining a friendly team (who gets together regularly for relaxed after hours dinners) with a vision to grow and with opportunities to expand your skills via Continuing Professional Development.
  • They provide quality Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy services to clients and families in the Merrylands area. Their service is extended to build and maintain relationships in the community in order to strengthen clinic services for families.
  • Their main office was established in 1984


Position Purpose:


  • To provide clinic based occupational therapy services to children, Adults and their families.
  • To work collaboratively with the child’s other team members.
  • To actively participate in team environment.


About the Role:


  • They are looking for a motivated Occupational Therapists, who enjoy working with the Children’s & disabled people.
  • You will have to provide a comprehensive evaluation of child’s performance and participation across all life domains.
  • Use a strengths-based approach to identify clients talents, skills and interests.
  • Identify current limitations and challenges to optimal performance and participation.
  • Collaborative development of person and / or family cantered SMARTER goals.
  • Collaborative design and implementation of agreed intervention plans that will promote the child’s skills, independence and participation in play, learning, social relationships.
  • Use of tools that measure the impact and positive change for clients.
  • Work with other service providers, attend meetings and teleconferences.
  • You should be able to achieves agreed productivity targets.
  • You should be able to organise workload, communications, appointments and meet deadlines.
  • Able to work independently
  • Recognise limitations and be able to request guidance as required.
  • You should have an understanding of the following issues/ concepts/ resources: Community and social inclusion, Disability funding schemes, Social and educational support systems, Australian health systems

Minimum Criteria:


  • To deliver assessment & therapy services within a clinic.
  • Experience with administration and interpretation of standardised assessments.
  • Development of client and family cantered SMARTER goals and intervention plans
  • Familiarity with funding requests documents and procedures.



  • Prefer someone with two to five years supervised experience working with children with disabilities, their families and teams.
  • Registered provider for Medicare Better Access to Mental Health plan and Chronic Disease Management Plan desired.
  • Experience with N.D.I.A., T.A.C, D.S.S. – H.C.W.A. and B.S.I will be given 1st preference.


Essential Criteria:


  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or equivalent tertiary qualification
  • Registration with the Occupational Therapy Registration Board (A.H.P.R.A.)
  • Professional Indemnity, Public Liability Insurance
  • Current Working with Children Card
  • Current drivers’ licence and reliable insured car


Interested candidates can contact Pallvi


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