Occupational Therapist Early Childhood Intervention

Occupational Therapist Early Childhood Intervention

Job Title: Occupational Therapist Early Childhood Intervention
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Reference: 2781387
Contact Name: Chloe Barton
Contact Email: Chloe@beaumontpeople.com.au
Job Published: August 29, 2018 16:02

Job Description

Occupational Therapist Early Childhood Intervention

Beaumont People are recruiting for Eurella Community Services. They exist to provide the best practice, meaningful employment, residential and development services for children and adults of all ages with intellectual and other disabilities and to assist them to have their maximum possible quality of life and to develop their maximum potential.

With core values of Respect, Integrity and Excellence guiding working lives and uniting staff in their purpose and vision.
  • Newly created role for a Registered Occupational Therapist
  • Great career opportunity to learn and grow skillset.
  • Beautiful purpose-built centre, located in Burwood, Sydney
The Role
As the Occupational Therapist you will have the opportunity to work as part of their Early Childhood Intervention purpose built centre in Burwood, Sydney.

In your role you will report to the General Manager supporting children with a disability or developmental delay and their families under current funding models including the NDIS. Enhancing the lives of the infants and children that access the service. Joining a collaborative service committed to best practice across the early childhood intervention space in a playgroup setting.

You will bring your clinical skills as an Occupational Therapist to delivery initial intake and assessments, to provide short-term early intervention therapies, identify strengths and promote positive family relationships. We are looking for a hands on OT who is excited by the opportunity and challenge to join and shape an innovative student led intervention service in collaboration with their academic partners at The University of Sydney.
To have success in this role you will;
You will be an effective and driven Allied Health professional who has the ability to build positive and supportive partnerships with children and families. And someone who is able to listen to and model best practice to students.
  • Be a registered occupational therapist with paediatric experience in one or more relevant areas of practice (acute, rehabilitation or community).
  • Experienced in carrying out assessments to determine appropriate early intervention supports and services for adults and/or children with a disability or developmental delay. 
  • Have a good understanding of best practice early childhood intervention models within the NDIS space, promoting a family centred and strengths based and person centred active support model.
  • Work towards mentoring and modeling best practice, contributing to embedding a culture of high expectation of student learning.
  • Be able to work collaboratively to develop positive relationships with children and families; colleagues, The University of Sydney academic partners and the wider community.
  • Demonstrated high-level written and verbal communication; along with developed partnership, networking and negotiation skills
  • Have well developed computer literacy, skills in the Microsoft Office suite and internet
  • Current Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Have a valid WWCC and willingness to undertake a national police check as part of the reemployment checks
This role is advertised without a closing date, all applications will be reviewed on receipt so please send your application ASAP if you are interested in this role.

If this sounds like the role for you please click ‘APPLY’ to send your resume and a brief cover letter outlining your experience and reason for application addressed to Chloe Barton or email your application to chloe@beaumontpeople.com.au. Please feel free to call to discuss on 02 9093 4911