Paediatric Occupational Therapist- West

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Work type: Full - Time (Auto), Part - Time (Auto)
Location: Western Melbourne
Categories: Occupational Therapist

Paediatric Occupational Therapist [Grade 2]

Location:                West (Sunshine, Newport)
Vacancy Type:       Permanent - Part-time/Full-Time
Job reference:       494456

Salary Range:         $82,894.01 - $101,506.63 (depends on experience) + superannuation + salary packaging

Are you an established Occupational Therapist seeking a fulfilling, flexible new role? Could you provide exceptional support for Yooralla’s clients to achieve their goals, do you like working as part of a team and do you share our values? Then, why not join the passionate Yooralla allied health team?

A therapy role with Yooralla offers:

  • The opportunity to support children and young people with a disability to achieve their goals and live the life they choose.
  • Excellent formal and informal professional development opportunities – including opportunities to develop clinical, administration and management/leadership skills; a generous professional development allowance and paid study leave.
  • Communities of practice to support professional networking and development – you’ll be working with the support of a large, multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary team of therapists, with structured ongoing clinical supervision from Senior Clinicians.
  • A supportive employer who understands the need for work/life balance and flexibility in your workplace (including flexibility in hours and location of work). Our allied health positions can be undertaken full-time or part-time, and we will support you to balance your lifestyle goals with providing excellent care to our clients.
  • Administration and logistical support - including administrative staff and team leaders to assist with intake, NDIS coordination and billing.
  • A competitive salary, including salary packaging, and generous paid leave entitlements for personal, caring or parental purposes (15 days personal and/or carer’s leave and 12 week’s primary carer parental leave).

About the role

Yooralla has a vacancy in the West (Sunshine, Newport) for a passionate, positive relationship builder, with experience working with a transdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team model to join our team as a permanent full-time or part-time Paediatric Occupational Therapist. This fulfilling role will provide best practice, evidence-based occupational therapy services across the scope of practice to children and young people with a disability to achieve their goals and live the life they choose.

Your working days may involve:

  • delivering therapy in people's homes, educational settings or in the community; aimed at maximising a person’s functional skills and participation as well as promoting physical health and wellbeing
  • working part of an interdisciplinary team of Speech Pathologists, Physiotherapists and Psychologists
  • providing indirect client service/family coordination to support client goals.

About You

You’ll be an established and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist with a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, good interpersonal skills, and ability to engage people with a disability, motivate them and build their capability. You’ll have an ability to work in partnership with children and young people with a disability to set and achieve goals, and to work collaboratively with the person’s supports, including their families.

To be successful in this role you’ll share Yooralla’s values and have:

  • experience working within a transdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team model
  • the ability to build positive relationships with clients and their families
  • a willingness to improve on your clinical practice – including the ability to self-reflect and a focus on developing clinical skills in areas you’re not familiar with
  • care for the work you do and for the people you work with
  • competency in a variety of IT platforms, particularly client management systems
  • good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • AHPRA Registration (Occupational Therapy), and
  • an Australian driver’s licence and own vehicle, and a willingness to travel across Western Melbourne region, as required

Appointment is subject to pre-employment checks including the NDIS Worker Screening Check, Inherent Position Requirements Employee Declaration, Working with Children’s Check, Reference Checks, AHPRA Registration Check, etc.

Sound like you? Apply Now!

 

Vacancy contact

To find out more about this role or working at Yooralla, please contact the hiring manager, Kim Magee for Allied Health- Therapy, West (Sunshine, Newport) on 0421 050 174 or kim.magee@yooralla.com.au.

More information about working with Yooralla

At Yooralla, you’ll work at Victoria’s most established and recognised for purpose disability service provider with more than 100 years of experience offering high quality support services to people with disability. We work in partnership with adults and children, their families and carers to enable them to live the lives they choose. Find out more about what we do.

We believe in diversity, inclusion and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of the Victorian community. We recognise 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 people with disability, LGBTQIA+ and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islands People to apply.

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