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Senior Occupational Therapist – Community Paediatrics – Western Sydney

Job Description

Our Client:

Our client is a leading non for profit with over 25 years of expertise in supporting children and young people living with disabilities. Focused on inclusive and meaningful community participation, our client places the individual at the center of decision-making and planning. The organization, comprised of various disciplines, shares a unified philosophy of ensuring each day's success involves empowering children and young people with disabilities to be equal and valued members of their community and society.

About the Role:

We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist for a community paediatric role with an established non for profit in Western Sydney.

As a dedicated professional in our team, you will deliver person and family-centered intervention and support for children and young people with disabilities or developmental delays, operating across various settings such as homes, schools, community, and online platforms. Collaborating within a supportive environment, you'll contribute to goal-setting, strategy development, and implementation, empowering clients and families in areas like self-care, sensory processing, play, motor skills, and emotional regulation.

The role offers opportunities for specialization in areas such as Assistive Technology or Home Modifications. The position also involves facilitating group programs and supervision of junior clinicians and students. Enjoy working with an exceptionally supportive multidisciplinary team and within a flexible work environment.

Benefits:

  • $100k salary + super + leave loading
  • Potential to increase take-home pay through salary packaging (up to $4,000-$6,000)
  • Additional week of annual leave, and 15 days personal leave
  • Access to vehicle novated leasing and discount program
  • Hybrid working options for work/life balance
  • Supportive and inclusive team environment with a strong focus on employee wellbeing
  • Employee Assistance Program for additional support
  • Professional development opportunities and tailored training in your area of practice
  • Career pathways available in both clinical and leadership roles
  • Travel allowance
  • Join a dynamic and supportive team that values inclusion, collaboration, diversity, and integrity

About You:

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy with AHPRA registration
  • 4-5+ years experience
  • Professional experience and strong commitment to working with children and young people
  • Familiarity with person and family-centered, strength-based approaches
  • Strong organizational skills and adaptability 
  • Knowledge of inclusion, cultural sensitivities, and diverse community needs
  • Valid Working with Children’s Check (WWCC) Clearance or willingness to obtain
  • Valid NDIS Worker Screening Check (NDISWC) Clearance or willingness to obtain
  • Fully vaccinated for Covid-19 (3 doses) or possess an accepted medical exemption certificate
  • Current driver’s license and access to own car

About Us: 
  
MediRecruit provides a specialist healthcare recruitment and career advisory service for Allied Health professionals in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Our dynamic team of recruiters have healthcare backgrounds and are passionate about sharing their expert advice -
  
Clare Jones, Occupational Therapist
Danielle Weedon, Physiotherapist
Eleanor Dwyer, Physiotherapist
Harriet Yeates, Occupational Therapist
  
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How to Apply:  

Please apply and one of our Healthcare Specialists will call you for a confidential discussion. Or contact Harriet Yeates - harriet@medirecruit.com or 0403 976 975.
Job posted on: May 10, 2024

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