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Occupational Therapist

Job Classification
Occupational Therapists
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Indooroopilly QLD 4068
Posted By
B.E.ST. Autism Therapy
About the job

B.E.ST Autism Therapy is different. Our values drive us. Dr. Bronwyn Sutton established this practice in 2002 to align with the evidence-base on what works for autistic children. This means that therapy is naturalistic and is truly family-centred to facilitate the best outcomes for our young clients.

We are a neurodiversity affirming practice. We celebrate the unique profile of each young client and our work is focused on supporting their well being

About the role

  • Small caseload so you can focus on quality
  • 90 minute appointments give you time to support the family as well as the child
  • Mobile service
  • Multidisciplinary team

Benefits and Perks

  • We offer a full-time, permanent position. Your excellent package includes a terrific salary, brilliant car allowance, and amazing professional development leave.
  • We have developed intervention kits based on research in the areas of emotional regulation, sleep, toileting, reducing technology and lots more.
  • Three hours of weekly mentoring by your colleagues, Dr. Bronwyn Sutton (autism educator), and a highly experienced external Occupational Therapist.
  • Personalised autism professional learning program. This will include training in interventions such as DIR Floortime, Collaborative Problem Solving (Dr. Ross Green), SOS, Social Stories, Motivational Interviewing, and much more.
  • Outstanding admin support. We will make your visuals, create handouts and reduce your paperwork time to a minimum.
  • Access to our intervention database, which our OT specialists have developed over the last 20 years.
  • A comprehensive induction program where you will receive individualised training and support with the opportunity to shadow other therapists.
  • iPad with IT support.
  • Relocation allowance.
  • No weekend or evening work.

About our team

  • We have a dynamic, fun team, and we enjoy socialising.
  • We are a small team which means that we feel like a family who cares and supports each other.

Your skills and expertise

  • A love for working in early intervention.
  • Dedication to evidence-based practice.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in paediatric Occupational Therapy for 0 to 10-year-old children with behavioural, sensory, emotional, regulations, fine motor, and activities of daily living challenges.
  • Ability to independently manage an Occupational Therapy caseload.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Excellent written communication skills, including experience writing reports and other clinically related material.

Key responsibilities

  • Assess clients' emotional, developmental, and physical strengths and challenges.
  • Advocate for our young clients and provide the environmental changes needed for them to be understood and thrive.
  • Assess clients in their home, early education, and school environments, and recommend environmental adaptations to support their wellbeing.

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Occupational Therapist
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B.E.ST. Autism Therapy
Location
Indooroopilly QLD 4068
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