nswjob Paediatric Occupational Therapist

9 Oct 2016

  • Location: Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
  • Work type: Part Time
  • Classification: Healthcare & Medical Physiotherapy, OT & Rehabilitation
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Paediatric Occupational Therapist

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Kids First Occupational Therapy is a paediatric private practice based in Woollahra offering clinic, school and home services. Services extend to the Inner West, Lower North Shore and Eastern suburb areas of Sydney. Services include clinical assessment, intensive intervention programs and various, group, parent and teacher workshops.

Kids First OT offers Occupational Therapy and education to families and teachers and provides services to children from 2 to 18 years with a range of motor difficulties and diagnosis including ASD, sensory issues, and developmental delay.

The successful applicant will be passionate, organised and a reliable team member. The therapist will be responsible for their own caseload and providing clinical assessments and paediatric interventions.

The position will initially be part time and may be extended to full time as the caseload increases.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Enthusiastic and passionate about a career in Paediatric Occupational Therapy * Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates highly effective written skills during report and correspondence writing.
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrated organisational skills, and time management skills. * Demonstrates commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of disability, learning difficulties, sensory processing difficulties, motor skills difficulties, and child development.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in paediatric Occupational Therapy practice as well as goal setting and creating therapy programs.
  • Willingness and enthusiasm to run children’s group programs, school holiday programs and parent/teacher workshops. * Recognised degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • Current driver’s licence and willingness to use own car for school and home visits. * Current Working with Children’s Check.
  • Registration with AHPRA.
  • Eligible for Medicare Provider Number and ABN.
  • Own professional insurance and indemnity cover.

Desirable Selection Criteria

  • Experience working in some or all of the following areas: early intervention, school age support, learning difficulties including dyslexia and handwriting remediation, in-services for teachers, parents, child care.
  • Understanding of the public and private education system and school curriculum. Demonstrates understanding of the therapist-teacher-parent relationship.

If interested please send your CV to the business director Sarah Hickey

E. info@kidsfirstot@gmail.com

P. 0428372614