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Occupational Therapist (Grade 2)

Organisation : EACH

Location : Melbourne (Ringwood East)

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Profession : Community Services

Sector : Children

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : AU$41 - AU$50 per hour + Salary Packaging

Application closing date : 25 Oct, 2021

About the role

Who we’re looking for:

We are seeking passionate Occupational Therapists keen to make a difference to the lives of children and their families.
We welcome applications from qualified OTs with varying levels of experience. Are you a recent graduate looking to kick-start your career? Or an experienced OT looking for a new challenge?
If you are on the lookout for a supportive role, where each day is different we would love to hear from you.

 

What you’ll be doing:

A typical day will involve providing 2- 3 direct outreach services to Kindergartens in the Knox, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges areas building capability of educators and families.
Sessions will include coaching, modelling, mentoring, group training, and consultation to deliver a comprehensive capacity building service to Kindergartens to improve School Readiness outcomes for children.
You will enhance the professional and parenting practices of educators and families, using evidence-based practices to promote:

  • improved speech, language, social interaction and early literacy outcomes
  • self-regulation and positive and pro-social behaviours
  • social and emotional wellbeing.

There are both part-time and full-time positions available with the option to work across several programs.

 

Who you’ll be working with:

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team you will be working collaboratively with a supportive and like-minded team.
You will liaise directly with Kindergartens, PSFO Officers, the EACH School Readiness Allied Health Team, the Child Development Team Leader and other staff.

 

What we offer:

EACH offers a range of employee benefits including:

    • Mentoring and support: Structured supervision and mentoring tailored to individuals, access to evidence-based resources and up to date references.
    Flexibility: Flexibility to work full-time/part-time from home, from our offices and at client premises.

  • Competitive remuneration: Above award remuneration and conditions including generous leave options and tax savings via Not for Profit salary packaging.
  • Opportunities for growth: EACH operates well over 200 programs and services which offer a variety of opportunities for progression and development.
  • Ongoing Professional Development: Development opportunities are available via formal and informal training, our leadership pipeline and discipline specific learning.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : EACH

At EACH, our vision is for a healthy and inclusive community.
Founded on the vision that everyone is entitled to good health, we’re one of the nation’s leading health and community service providers, offering a broad range of services for over 40 years. Our services include Community Health, Mental Health, NDIS, Counselling, Support for Older Australians and Family Services.

How to apply

We look forward to learning more about you and what you can bring to this role. Please send through your resume and cover letter.
If you’d like more information about the position, please contact Sheila Ferris, Child Development Team Leader, on 0428 186 245 or sheila.ferris@each.com.au

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Please quote in application: Occupational Therapist (Grade 2) via Pro Bono Australia.


Profession: #Community_Services
Sector: #Children
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