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Team Leader Occupational Therapist

Job Description

Our Client:

Located in the Newcastle region, our client runs a well-established practice for kids with various needs. Their dedicated and compassionate team is focused on assisting children, adolescents and their families, ensuring that everyone can reach their full potential. Along with occupational therapy, they also offer speech pathology, psychology and behaviour management 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 multidisciplinary paediatric clinic in Newcastle.

This role is a fantastic opportunity for any Paediatric Occupational Therapist's with 3-5 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, adolescents and their 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 multidisciplinary clinic that offers you administrative and clinical support, which will help you provide clients with the best level of service.  
  
Open to full or part time applicants. 
  
Benefits: 
 
  • $125-$135k package + bonus
  • Relocation/commencement allowance
  • In house training and formal professional development opportunities 
  • Professional development budget up to $3k
  • Peer support from experienced clinical leads
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Full administration support
  
About You: 
  
  • Tertiary Degree in Occupational Therapy  
  • AHPRA registration 
  • 3+ years of paediatric experience
  • Private practice experience (desirable)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to engage with children and adolescents
  • 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 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: June 19, 2024

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