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Paediatric Occupational Therapist - New Graduates welcome

Job Classification
Occupational Therapists
Job Type
Full Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Castle Hill NSW 2154
Posted By
Grace Childrens Therapy
About the job

Job Summary

Discover your passion for paediatric occupational therapy and join an organisation that makes a difference. Whether you are a new graduate or experienced occupational therapist you can enjoy the benefits of a well structured organisation that enriches the lives of children with a disability or learning disorder. Grace Children's Therapy is an established practice, serving the Sydney Hills District for over 15 years. Based in Castle Hill (NSW), we offer a supportive environment and assist you to develop your clinical skills all while earning a competitive salary and employment benefits.

 

At Grace Children's Therapy we are continuously growing and looking for new and innovative ways to engage the kids and families that attend our practice. If you're a therapist looking for a role that offers variety with running group programs, conducting home and community or school visits or TeleHealth and centre-based appointments, this is a role worth considering.

We are always at the forefront of learning and development and encourage life long learning as a professional healthcare practitioner, through both formal and informal training programs.

All our therapists have access to our online learning platform, as well as opportunities to attend relevant formal training programs.

 

We offer our team members a friendly work environment, weekly ongoing learning and development, regular team meetings, frequent supervision using a buddy system, an Employment Assistance Program (EAP), laptop and access to many resources. Our administration team provide support and will assist you with managing your caseloads, calendar and general organisation including, chasing up documentation and track funding for your clients so you can focus on your clients and therapy.

 

We are looking for therapists that are open-minded, creative, energetic and innovative and who enjoy being part of an occupational therapy team. Being passionate about changing the lives of children and embracing the complexity of treating the whole child is essential as that is the heart of organisation. Be part of a team that values the essence of what is occupational therapy and a culture of continued learning and clinical excellence. As a member of a large occupational therapy team you will gain knowledge, training and experience from a team that has a growth mindset and willingness to share their knowledge and experience.

 

If you are a new graduate, we encourage you to apply as we have opportunities available to help you develop your clinical skills within a supportive and caring team. If you are graduating in 2022 or 2023, we welcome your application as there are also opportunities to commence training on a part-time basis with a view of moving into a full-time role upon graduating. Grace Children's Therapy has a structured Occupational Therapy Assistants program for the right person which includes, mentoring and supervision, co-treating sessions and in-house learning and development modules.

 

As a member of the team you will:

  • Opportunities for co-treating appointments with our Head of Clinical Practice & Professional Standards Manager.
  • Be provided with an initial shadowing period and induction period
  • Be given the support and tools to be the best you can be with coaching, professional development and induction programs.
  • Be supported to work within your scope of practice
  • Be provided with regular one to one supervision sessions
  • You'll receive access to a full library of professional development courses and topics that will contribute to your CEU's.
  • Participate in our learning and development program which includes independent learning and shared team learning experiences.
  • Receive mentoring and coaching and formal training opportunities to expand on your repertoire of frameworks, approaches and tools.
  • Receive report writing coaching and feedback
  • Be supported by a team of occupational therapists with years of experience to share.
  • Full administration support including assistance with managing your diary & appointments.
  • A competitive salary
  • Access to a variety of cloud-based therapy resources and apps to assist with communication & case management software.
  • Team recognition program
  • Participate in our in-house training modules.

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum Bachelors degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants will need to be in their fourth year to be eligible to apply.
  • NDIS worker screener (Service NSW) or willingness to obtain one
  • Working with Children Check (Service NSW) or willingness to obtain one.
  • National Police Check (Criminal History Check)
  • AHPRA Registered or eligible for registration prior to commencement
  • Applicants with Limited AHPRA Registration or Stage 1 Desktop Audit from OT Council will be considered.
  • Be eligible to apply for a Medicare and Private Health provider number.
  • Current member of OT Australia or willing to join
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence & have a reliable vehicle.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; be able to relate to children and be playful.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have a good work ethic & take pride in your work
  • Enjoys working with children

 

Remuneration: Salary range is provided and is based on experience and years of working actively as an occupational therapist.

 

About Grace Children’s Therapy

Grace Children's Therapy is a well-established, reputable occupational therapy practice, serving the Sydney Hills District for over 15 years. Our therapists take a functional and social-emotional approach to therapy to maximise functional abilities. At Grace Children’s Therapy, we believe in providing quality intervention plans which includes direct therapy to children as well as parent, teacher and allied health education programs targeted towards improving outcomes & achieving positive long-term functional goals. We have a large network of allied health and medical specialists that we collaborate with including; speech therapists, physiotherapists, psychologists, teachers, GP’s, paediatricians and behavioural therapists.

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