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Senior Occupational Therapist wanted in Lane Cove, NSW- $45 to $60 an Hour 

  • : HealthcareLink Employer
  • : 20-Apr-2020
  • : Lane Cove NSW 2066

Job title:  Senior Occupational Therapist wanted in Lane Cove, NSW


Hours:  40 Hours a week (Flexible for Part Time)


Salary:  $40 to $55 an Hour + Super+ Bonus + Travel Allowance


Location:  Lane Cove, NSW




  • Excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and skilled Occupational Therapist to work with a team of expert allied health practitioners.
  • You'll be joining a friendly team (who gets together regularly for relaxed after hours dinners) with a vision to grow and with opportunities to expand your skills via Continuing Professional Development.
  • They provide quality Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy services to clients and families in the Lane Cove area. Their service is extended to build and maintain relationships in the community in order to strengthen clinic services for families.
  • Their main office was established in 1984


Position Purpose:


  • To provide clinic and community based occupational therapy services to children and their families.
  • To work collaboratively with the child’s other team members
  • To actively participate in team environment.


About the Role:


  • They are looking for a motivated Occupational Therapists, who enjoy working with the Children’s & disabled people as well as in the community.
  • You will have to provide a comprehensive evaluation of child’s performance and participation across all life domains.
  • Use a strengths-based approach to identify child’s talents, skills and interests.
  • Identify current limitations and challenges to optimal performance and participation.
  • Collaborative development of person and / or family cantered SMARTER goals.
  • Collaborative design and implementation of agreed intervention plans that will promote the child’s skills, independence and participation in play, learning, social relationships.
  • Use of tools that measure the impact and positive change for clients.
  • Work with other service providers, attend meetings and teleconferences.
  • You should be able to achieves agreed productivity targets.
  • You should be able to organise workload, communications, appointments and meet deadlines.
  • Able to work independently
  • Recognise limitations and be able to request guidance as required.
  • You should have an understanding of the following issues/ concepts/ resources: Community and social inclusion, Disability funding schemes, Social and educational support systems, Australian health systems

Minimum Criteria:


  • To deliver assessment & therapy services within a clinic, home and community setting.
  • Prefer OT experienced with developmental delays and disorders, ASD, ADHD, Genetic Conditions, Intellectual Disability, DCD, Dysgraphia
  • Experience with administration and interpretation of standardised assessments
  • Development of client and family cantered SMARTER goals and intervention plans
  • Familiarity with funding requests documents and procedures.



  • Minimum two to five years supervised experience working with children with disabilities, their families and teams.
  • Community based private sector experience preferred.
  • Registered provider for Medicare Better Access to Mental Health plan and Chronic Disease Management Plan desireed.
  • Prefer some one with N.D.I.A., T.A.C, D.S.S. – H.C.W.A. and B.S.I.,


Key Competencies:

  • Passionate about guiding children with differing abilities to be their very best selves.
  • Competent with desk and portable technology including practice management software and cloud-based admin systems.
  • Ability to organise self, clients, appointments and tasks quickly and effectively
  • Strong verbal and written communicator
  • Committed to learning and implementing new skills
  • Capably of working alone and as a valued team member
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills
  • Committed to learning and implementing new skills


Essential Criteria:


  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or equivalent tertiary qualification
  • Registration with the Occupational Therapy Registration Board (A.H.P.R.A.)
  • Professional Indemnity, Public Liability Insurance
  • Current Working with Children Card
  • Current drivers’ licence and reliable insured car


Interested candidates can contact Pallvi


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