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Occupational Therapist

Job Classification
Occupational Therapists
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Bayswater VIC 3153
Posted By
Irabina Autism Services
About the role:

Occupational therapists at Irabina work as part of the multi-disciplinary team to provide assessment and intervention to individuals with ASD, and related disabilities, in 1:1 and group environments. A large component of this role is collaboration with the individual and their family/support network to develop relevant and appropriate individualised goals/programs that ensure the best possible outcomes for all.

We have full-time and part-time opportunities for new graduates to seasoned professionals. Salary + super + salary packaging.

Qualifications:
  • Relevant Qualifications in Occupational Therapy (Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent as approved by AHPRA)
  • NDIS Workers Disability Check and Working with Children’s Check
Key responsibilities will include:

The usual:

  • Assessment and 1:1 sessions for individuals ranging from early intervention through to young adults.
  • Ability to provide therapeutic support in person at clinic, via telehealth and in the community (e.g. schools/kinders).
  • Ongoing collaboration with parents/carers and wider community stakeholders to develop goals and intervention plans that align with individual and family priorities, and that are developmentally appropriate and reflect best practice.
  • Providing an excellent standard of written recording and reporting.
  • Actively participating in organisational,  multi-disciplinary and discipline-specific meetings and case discussions.
  • Providing education and training to the wider community through workshops and seminars.

The unusual:

  • Living the organisational values, of Integrity, Support, Empower and Excellence in your work and interactions with colleagues, clients and families.
  • Being open to receiving feedback and demonstrating a willingness to learn.
  • Accepting lived experience as a reference point for how you can improve your own knowledge and framework for service delivery to the autistic community.
  • Bringing joy and having fun.

Speak up for:

  • Opportunities to contribute to the diagnostic process with a multi-disciplinary team, including pediatricians.
  • Opportunities to co-facilitate group programs with other allied professionals and educators, including early intervention groups and social communication programs.
  • Contributing to strategic planning and continuous improvement of occupational therapy services to maintain alignment with best practices.
  • Sharing your great ideas with your team, your manager, and the organisation.
  • Opportunities to work with highly skilled and specialised teams – Feeding, Complex Behaviours, Early Intensive Intervention, Positive Behaviour Support and a range of multi-disciplinary professionals.
  • Opportunities to access professional training.
  • Highlighting your growth and skills progression to demonstrate your value in a bigger role.
Why join us:
  • Regular clinical supervision from experienced Occupational Therapist and access to clinical leaders with over 20 years’ experience in the field of Occupational therapy and other allied health disciplines.
  • Personal Professional Development Budget of $1500
  • Opportunities to work with highly skilled and specialized teams- Feeding, Complex Behaviours, Early Intensive Intervention, Positive Behaviour Support and a range of multi-disciplinary professionals.
  • Varied caseload opportunities from individual sessions in clinic, to group sessions, to community visits
  • Regular internal professional development and learning opportunities both within discipline-specific teams and the wider multi-disciplinary team.
  • Salary Packaging Benefits including options for novated lease agreements and meals and entertainment benefits.
  • Resources including a laptop.
  • Annual Leave Loading (17.5%)
  • Travel reimbursement.
  • Opportunities to purchase additional leave.
  • Access to global employee benefits and reward platform (Perkbox), including the Wellness Hub.
  • Be part of a positive work culture invested in helping employees reach their full potential
  • Growing organisation offering training and progression opportunities
  • Flexible working conditions + Days in Lieu
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Refer a Friend Scheme $1500

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