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Occupational Therapists

KU Children's Services
  • Exciting opportunities for qualified Occupational Therapists to make a difference to others and help shape exciting and rewarding programs within KU Children’s Services.
  • Opportunities available to join our teams in Sutherland, Liverpool and Macarthur in providing support and expertise for families of children from birth with developmental disability or developmental delay.
  • On offer are both permanent part time (days and hours negotiable) and full-time positions (working Monday to Friday, 8 hours per day accruing one monthly Rostered Day Off (RDO)).
  • The ideal applicants are able to work in a trans-disciplinary team and has knowledge of NDIS.
  • New graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • There are also opportunities to become Senior Occupational Therapists.

The Role

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working as part of a trans-disciplinary team within KU services, comprising both early childhood educators and allied health therapists, including an experienced Speech Pathologist.
  • Working closely with families to identify goals for their children and support them to achieve these goals in a family-centred service delivery model.
  • Working collaboratively with all members of KU.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with external services such as Early Intervention Providers, other Allied Health professionals and mainstream educational and community services.
  • Administrating initial and review assessments with children and providing written strategies for support for the children in the home and centre environments.

To be considered, the following are essential:

  • Degree in Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) or its equivalent
  • Registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
  • AHPRA registration
  • Driver Licence
  • A current NSW Working with Children Check
  • A valid NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Demonstrated computer literacy
  • Demonstrated professional level of written and verbal communication skills

Why join KU?

KU has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016 - 2020. At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can.

KU is a culturally sensitive employer, committed to improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and employees.

The KU Difference:

  • We Reward - We offer sector leading pay and benefits including salary packaging and discounted private health insurance.
  • We Build Careers - We enable and encourage our people to grow and evolve with us
  • We Grow Our People - We provide opportunities to learn, grow and enhance your professional practice through KU’s high quality professional learning program
  • We Offer an Inclusive Culture - We’ve created a diverse and inclusive working culture with a shared vision and common values.

Please click the 'Apply Now' button to be taken to the application form and have your updated cover letter and CV ready!

For inquiries or a copy of the position description, contact Katie Histon, HR Generalist on 02 9268 3919 or via careers@ku.com.au using the subject line: Occupational Therapists enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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