Senior Occupational Therapist

Singleton
Singleton with Work From Home Opportunities
Full time or Part Time
Singleton with Work From Home Opportunities

We have a new opportunity for a permanent fulltime or part-time Senior Occupational Therapist in our Singleton team.

Experienced Senior Occupational Therapists and emerging clinical leaders are encouraged to apply.

• Flexible working arrangements/ hybrid work model

• Above award salary plus an abundance of perks and benefits

• Access to industry-leading professional development opportunities

• Access to clinical supervision and mentoring

• Relocation assistance if living outside of the Hunter Valley

About the Senior Occupational Therapist role:

As a Senior Occupational Therapist in our Key Worker team, you will be part of a collaborative and supportive transdisciplinary team to deliver supports to children and their families. You will also provide clinical supervision to Occupational Therapists and will work closely with the Senior Therapy and Leadership teams to achieve the goals of the organisation for best practice service delivery.

Outcomes of the role:

  • Functional outcomes and meaningful participation: Provide early childhood intervention and evidence-based therapy to support children and their families to assist their development, well-being and to participate in meaningful activities and routines in the home, education settings and community.
  • Capacity building: Enhance families and other key caregivers’ capabilities to support their children through experiences and opportunities that strengthen knowledge and skills, and to promote the use of interest-based learning opportunities with children.
  • Collaboration: Build strong, collaborative relationships with families and support informed decision making on interventions that fit into everyday routines and activities to help achieve family’s prioritised goals.
  • Creating Opportunities: Strengthen the capabilities of Occupational Therapists through clinical supervision and coaching to support achieving best practice outcomes for children and families; and contribute to professional learning and practice improvement for the organisation.

What will you bring to the role?

Essential Criteria

  • Recognised tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy and registered with AHPRA.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in providing occupational therapy services to children including children with developmental delay and/or disability.
  • Experience in delivering effective supervision and coaching to Occupational Therapists to support best practice service delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a caseload and leadership responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in collaboration with the transdisciplinary team and to provide consultation to Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists and Early Childhood Teachers.
  • Demonstrated commitment to implementing the National Guidelines for Best Practice in Early Intervention when working with children and their families.
  • A high level of understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
  • A proven record to work within a billable model and be accountable for daily activities.

Special Conditions

  • Hold a current NSW Working with Children Check and Police Criminal Record check.
  • Hold a current First Aid certificate.
  • Hold a current Australian drivers’ license and the ability to travel throughout the Hunter.
  • Have a current Covid-19 Digital Certificate.

Why join our team? 12 Reasons:

  1. Attractive remuneration with additional employee entitlements.
  2. Flexibility, flexibility, flexibility- flexible working hours, breaks, and work from home opportunities.
  3. Additional Leave, including two weeks paid Term Break Leave in addition to four weeks of Annual Leave entitlements (Total 6 Weeks Leave). Additional two days paid Personal Leave in addition to Ten Days Personal Leave entitlements (Total 12 Days Leave).
  4. Not-for-Profit salary packaging, increasing take home pay.
  5. Novated Leasing / Mileage reimbursement.
  6. Company provided technology inc. mobile phone, laptop and access to online and physical resources.
  7. Ongoing learning and development, including individual professional development budget, best practice team professional development, clinical supervision and support from experienced Senior Occupational Therapists and our bespoke leadership pipeline program.
  8. Mentor program: Be connected and feel empowered by partnering up with a mentor (of a different discipline) for peer support and advice on your new journey with Prelude Australia.
  9. Administrative support provided for intake, referrals and claiming.
  10. Employee Value Benefits including CPR refresher training, access to employee assistance program, additional mental health support, psychology reimbursement and organisational wellbeing initiative, Sonder, a 24/7 accessible tech-platform keeping you safe in the community.
  11. Insurance coverage: Public Liability, Professional Indemnity and Journey Accident insurance provided by Prelude Australia.
  12. Relocation allowance: Negotiable upon appointment into position.
  13. We have been officially accredited as a Happy Workplace with the BU Happiness College, demonstrating above average, and in some cases outstanding, scores in the 5 underlying contributors to a happy workplace. We’re proud to display this accomplishment as a tangible expression of us being an employer of choice!

About Prelude Australia

Prelude Australia is a not-for-profit charity organisation that provides quality early childhood intervention & therapy services to children (birth to 12 years) living with developmental delay and disability, and their families under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Medicare and Private Services.

Prelude Australia also partners with the community to deliver capacity building programs, disability sector support including clinical supervision and coaching, training and workshops, facilitated playgroups, and fundraising.

The team at Prelude Australia consists of Early Childhood Teachers, Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapy and we provide services in line with our core values:

• Respect

• Collaboration

• Creating Opportunities

 

Prelude Australia recognises and values diversity, equity and the inclusion of all people. We celebrate diversity in culture, language, religion, gender, sexuality and abilities. We encourage applications from all suitability qualified and skilled candidates with the aim to build diverse teams.

If you are a passionate Senior Occupational Therapist and align with our values then we would like to hear from you.

To apply please include the following:

• Cover Letter outlining your interest in the position, including information to address the above Essential Requirements & Special Conditions

• Resume with a minimum of 2 referees

• Applications will be reviewed as received.

Any enquiries please contact Alanna Jinks (Service Manager) on 0417 017 753.

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Contact
Faith Bam
0431 432 638
faith.b@preludeaustralia.org.au

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