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Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Job Classification
Occupational Therapists
Job Type
Part Time
Start timeframe
Immediately
Location
Geelong VIC 3220
Posted By
Our Mindful Youth

About us

Our Mindful Youth is an Occupational Therapy and Art Therapy clinic that provides therapy supports to clients in Geelong and The Bellarine Peninsula, with a focus on emotional wellbeing, social interaction and mental health.

Our Mindful Youth's one on one and group sessions provide people with a safe space to access programs that promote skill building, creativity, communication and connection. All services aim to empower clients with important skills such as emotional regulation skills, sensory regulation skills and social skills. In promoting these skills in our clients, we  increase opportunities for social interaction, a sense of community and belonging, positive experiences at school and at work and time for leisure and self care (to name a few).

 

About the role

 

This is a part time role (.8FT) for a Paediatric Occupational Therapist with at least 2 years of experience necessary, and commences late June 2022.

 

The Occupational Therapist provides high quality client-focused care towards empowering and supporting our clients to achieve their personal and/or family's goals. The successful candidate for this position will provide quality client-focused care throughout the assessment and intervention process; ensuring a holistic approach to the client, their family and carers. The successful applicant will work with a variety of people with mental and/or physical disabilities. We work with clients at their place of preference, whether this is in their home, workplace or other preferred location. However, office space can be made available at the Our Mindful Youth office when required.

You will be directly supervised by lead Occupational Therapist Tessa Lloyd, and work alongside our allied health team. You will be trained and further supported to independently facilitate client assessment and intervention within the space best suited to our clients. There is flexibility within this role for you to work a mix of hours at home, within the office and within the community. The flexible nature of this role is underpinned by the high importance placed on our staff's sense of work / life balance, and mental health and wellbeing.

 

To apply to join the Our Mindful Youth team:

​Please submit your cover letter and resume.

Please make sure to include the following in your cover letter: the 5 values you hold dear to you and live your life by, the 5 things you would take with you to a deserted island, and the 5 things you would like to experience in a working role such as this.

The team at Our Mindful Youth are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce ,where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation. We strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

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