Occupational Therapist opportunity in Melbourne Australia

  • Job Reference: 70264
  • Date Posted: 22 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Salary: €40,000 to €45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + superannuation
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Occupational Therapist opportunity in Melbourne Australia

Head Hunt International is currently looking to recruit an ambitious, confident, and qualified Occupational Therapist

Position Details:
Position Title: Occupational Therapist
Employment Status: Full time
Salary Range: $70,000 + superannuation

Position Summary
The position is responsible for multi-disciplinary Allied Health services in the delivery of culturally appropriate Occupational Therapist to the Melbourne community, including pediatric, adolescent and Adult Caseloads .We currently provide intervention and therapy to people with a wide range of diagnoses including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Global Developmental Delay, Cerebral Palsy and Intellectual Disability. We support people with:
Pediatric - developmental assessment, play based therapy, skill focused occupational therapy, social skills, and key worker support
In this role you will:
Deliver early childhood intervention and occupational therapy services to children and their support teams in the home, school, community and by telepractice or in our new therapy centres.
Deliver goal directed therapy services to school age children who have learning, language, communication, sensory, intellectual, physical and cognitive difficulties.
Emphasize parent, teacher and carer education to nurture change and to support the person's participation in a range of environments.
Collaborate with each person's support team to achieve their goals. Work closely with psychologist, speech pathologists, physiotherapists and other occupational therapists.
Support Clients and their support team to develop and review therapy and support plans, ensuring goals are meaningful, meet the needs of the individual and reflect their personal goals.
Provide information to customers around valuable services to maximise their ability to make informed choices.

About You
*Driver's license
*High level of organisational skills and professional manner
*Relevant tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapist
*Current national police check & First Aid Certificate &WWC
*Passion for helping people of all ages and ethnicity, including people with disabilities
*Capability to work with all stakeholders to achieve the best outcomes for your client
*The desire to be challenged and further progress your career
*Demonstrated experience working autonomously within your role
*Excellent time management & problem-solving skills

Who are we looking for?

An Occupational Therapist who is able to look after:
1.Intellectual Disability
2.Developmental Delay
3.Multi-Disciplinary Team

As the newest Team Member, your role will include:

Clinic based therapy will include school visits and home visits
*The opportunity to progress in your career clinically &/or into Management opportunities

Please note that the duties outlined in this position description are not exhaustive, and only an indication of the work of the role. The organization can direct you to carry out duties which it considers are within your level of skill, competence, training and scope of practice
For more information about the above-mentioned post please email your CV to flaviaa@headhuntinternational.com or call Flavia on 00353 (0) 83 010 5894.