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