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Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist – Paediatric Private Practice – Melbourne

Job Description

Our Client:

Located in Melbourne, our client runs a well-established practice for kids with various needs. Their dedicated and compassionate team is focused on assisting children and families, ensuring that everyone can reach their full potential. Along with occupational therapy, they also offer speech pathology, art therapy, and psychology services. No matter the differences, they're there for every child, showing a strong commitment to inclusive care.

About the Role: 
We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to take on a clinical lead role within a dynamic paediatric private practice in Melbourne. This role is a fantastic opportunity for any Paediatric Occupational Therapist's with 2+ years experience who are looking to take the next step in their career. The right candidate will have a passion for working with children, and drive to utilise and develop their leadership skills.
This is an exciting role that offers a varied paediatric caseload, servicing children with autism, behavioural difficulties, developmental delay, anxiety/depression and sensory processing difficulties. In this role you will assess and implement strengths-based therapy plans to support children and families to achieve their goals. Treatment will take place predominately within the clinic, as well as the community such as the child's home and school. 

As the clinical lead, you will provide supervision to the junior Occupational Therapists. You will be supported by an experienced leadership team to develop your leadership and management skills. Enjoy working in a friendly private practice team that offers you administrative and clinical support, which will help you provide clients with the best level of service.  
This is a full-time position.
- $120k - $140k salary depending on experience
- Company-paid professional indemnity and public liability insurance
- Travel reimbursement 
- Laptop provided
- Peer support from experienced clinical leads
- In house training and formal professional development opportunities 
- Internal financial wellbeing program 
- Employee benefit program with exclusive discounts at major brands
- Access to wellness hub platform featuring workout videos, meditation guides, sleep stories, talking therapies, and hypnosis audio sessions
About You: 
- Tertiary Degree in Occupational Therapy  
- AHPRA registration 
- Open to applicants requiring sponsorship 
- 2+ years of paediatric experience
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to engage with children  
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Demonstrates a good work ethic and takes pride in work 
- Ability to provide supervision to junior OTs
- Drive to utilize and develop leadership skills
- Current drivers licence and vehicle 
- Working with Children Check and National Police Check 

About Us:

MediRecruit is Australia’s premier boutique recruitment destination for medical practitioners and healthcare candidates. Run by healthcare professionals, for healthcare professionals, the expert agency’s primary focus is to encourage candidates to discover ‘diverse careers in health’ throughout Australia, New Zealand and the UK.  
How to Apply:  
Please apply and one of our Healthcare Specialists will call you for a confidential discussion. Or contact Harriet Yeates -

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Job posted on: April 5, 2024

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