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Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Apply now Job no: 493558
Work type: Full - Time (Auto)
Location: Northern Melbourne
Categories: Occupational Therapist
Position Description

Allied Services and Wellbeing Practitioner – Paediatric Occupational Therapist


About Us

At Yooralla, we believe that exceptional customer service starts with employees who love what they do.  Our people are committed to supporting people with disabilities to live the life they choose and obtaining the best possible outcomes for our customers. We have played an active role in improving public awareness and progressing the nature of disability support in Australia for almost 100 years.

About the Role

The Allied Services and Wellbeing team is currently seeking an experienced paediatric Occupational Therapist to join its established team in Melbourne on a permanent full time / part-time basis.

An opportunity exists for an Occupational Therapist who enjoys working in a family centred, person-centred, dynamic environment providing support predominantly with paediatric customers. The practitioner will have the opportunity to work as part of a transdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team and best utilise their area of practice/interest. 

The Occupational Therapist is responsible for supporting our customers to achieve their goals in relation to living the life they choose using evidence based practice from within their own discipline and scope of practice. The position will hold strong understanding of working with a human rights practice framework, transdisciplinary models of support and have excellent and proven clinical skills in their area of practice including the prescription of relevant assistive technologies.

About You:

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Previous relevant Occupational Therapist experience
  • A relevant Tertiary qualification in a relevant field
  • Post Graduate qualification in a relevant area is desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current National Police Record Check
  • International Police Check (if required)
  • Full Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Agreement to utilise personal vehicle when pool car is unavailable

Working with Yooralla

We employ individuals dedicated to providing quality, sustainable and flexible services, that uphold human rights and create opportunities, empowering individuals to live the life they choose. Yooralla has a long history of working to build a world where people with disability are equal citizens.

We offer

  • An attractive remuneration package with excellent tax benefits
  • A rewarding career in a growing service sector
  • A flexible, supportive and friendly team environment
  • Salary packaging benefits
  • The opportunity to work alongside and empower people with disability to reach their maximum potential
  • Ongoing training, team support and professional development

For further information please contact Jodi James on 0434317430.

Please visit our website to access a copy of the position description and to apply for this vacancy.

We believe in diversity, inclusion and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognize the benefits that diversity and inclusion brings, and in turn encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people with a disability to apply.

Appointments are subject to one or more of the following forms of pre-employment safety screening such as Police Records Check, Inherent Position Requirements Employee Declaration, Working with Children Check, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check, Reference Checks, Disqualified Carer Check and AHPRA Registration Check. This role is only available to Australian Residents or to those who hold the right to work in Australia. Yooralla is an equal opportunity employer.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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