Occupational Therapist

  • : Autism Spectrum Australia
  • : 11-Sep-2020
  • : All Sydney NSW

What do we offer?

  • A competitive salary package (including attractive and tax effective salary packaging benefits)
  • Excellent internal and external professional development opportunities
  • Comprehensive support and supervision - clinical, face to face, discipline specific and individualised
  • Opportunities to take on research projects and other responsibilities
  • Opportunities may include group based programs and providing therapy in an Aspect school setting
  • Communities of Practice facilitated by experienced staff
  • Connections with highly experienced therapy staff who are members of the larger therapy team
  • Interesting and varied work with a comprehensive structured training program to ensure you are best skilled to make a difference in your new role
  • Your Practice Supervisor and Operational Leader will support your individual learning needs
  • You will be trained on Tier 1 & 2 Positive Behaviour Support with further opportunities for Tier 3 and PBS Practitioner training for therapists wanting to deliver specialist PBS supports
  • Annual Aspect Therapy conference to grow your skills, connections and practice

What you will bring to the role?

  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Registration with AHPRA (by the time of commencement of employment)
  • Passion to engage and empathise with individuals on the autism spectrum and their families and carers
  • Ability to asses and tailor evidence-base interventions to meet the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum and their families / carers
  • Outstanding organisational, communication, written and presentation skills
  • Good organisational skills for managing your caseload, scheduling your appointments and timely recording and uploading of case notes and reports
  • Good client rapport and the ability to empower others to implement and maintain strategies
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Current valid driver’s licence, use of own vehicle for business purposes (reimbursed per kilometre) and willingness to travel across your local LGAs
  • A professional situation in your home for report writing and conducting Teletherapy videoconferencing (Aspect provides the laptop and mobile phone)
  • Willingness to travel across the LGAs within your preferred location
  • NSW Working With Children Check clearance check for paid employment
  • Current first aid qualification, CPR and anaphylaxis certificate (preferred)
  • A National Police Check clearance is a requirement and Aspect will arrange this.
  • Completion of the mandatory NDIS Worker Orientation Module ‘Quality, Safety and You’ is also required. If you have not already completed the module, click here to access it.
  • You may be required to provide an International Police Check clearance


Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Allied Health Practice
Job Title
Occupational Therapist
Salary / Pay Type
Salary / Pay Range
$70k to $80k
Start timeframe
Posted By
Autism Spectrum Australia
Contact Phone
Candidate Criteria
All Sydney NSW
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