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Occupational Therapists - Autism Specific Intervention Services - Adelaide


Employer: Autism Spectrum Australia
Work Type/s: Full Time, Part Time
Classification/s: Disability Services, Health Care & Allied Health
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Adelaide

Job posted on: 26 August, 2019.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Job No: ASPECT995
  • Location: NSW, ACT, VIC and South Australia
Aspect Therapy are recruiting for full time and part time Occupational Therapists to join our growing team. 

To see what it's like working with Aspect Therapy, watch the video below:

 

If you share our passion for making a difference in the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum - please read on! 

  • Multiple opportunities available - commencing in January 2020
  • Approx. $69k FTE starting salary package - inclusive of superannuation
  • Extensive training in autism and PBS is provided
  • Specialised discipline specific framework
  • Start your day from home, providing supports in natural settings in the community including homes and educational settings
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities
  • Join an experienced, multidisciplinary team of professionals

Aspect Therapy

The therapy team employs over 200 allied health therapists and delivers services which are person and family-centred, flexible, responsive and evidence-informed for individuals of all ages on the autism spectrum. This role will see you building and nurturing connections in therapy environments including the community, schools, preschools and early education settings.

What do we offer? 

  • A competitive salary package (including attractive and tax effective salary packaging benefits)
  • Excellent internal and external professional development opportunities
  • Comprehensive support and supervision - clinical, face to face, discipline specific and individualised 
  • Opportunities to take on research projects and other responsibilities
  • Different group based programs and provide therapy in a school setting
  • Communities of practice facilitated by experienced staff
  • Connections with highly experienced therapy staff who are members of the larger therapy team
  • Interesting and varied work with a comprehensive structured training program to ensure you are best skilled to make a difference in your new role
  • Your manager will support your individual learning needs
  • You will be trained on tier 1, 2, 3 Positive Behaviour Support
  • Annual therapy conference

 What will you bring to the role?

  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Fully registered with AHPRA
  • Passion to engage and empathise with individuals on the autism spectrum and their families and carers 
  • Ability to use assessment skills & tailor evidence-base interventions to meet the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum & their families or carers
  • Outstanding organisational, communication, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to organise a roster and keep up to date records
  • Ability to empower others to implement and maintain strategies 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Current valid driver’s licence and use of own vehicle for business purposes - reimbursed per kilometre 
  • Willingness to travel across your local LGAs
  • Working With Children Check clearance or equivalent check for paid employment
  • Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) clearance (Victoria only)
  • Responding To Abuse & Neglect Training certificate (South Australia only)
  • Current first aid qualification, CPR and anaphylaxis certificate (preferred)

A National Police Check clearance is a requirement and Aspect will arrange this. Completion of the mandatory NDIS Worker Orientation Module ‘Quality, Safety and You’ is also required. If you have not already completed the module, click here to access it. You may be required to provide an International Police Check clearance.

Click here to view the Position Profile.

How to apply for this job

Click here to apply.

Please attach your resume, cover letter and complete the candidate questionnaire below as part of Aspect's online recruitment process. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Enquiries should be directed to: Louise Rassack, Senior HR Business Partner on 0466 305 537.

To learn more about working with Aspect Therapy follow this link. For more information about Aspect go to www.autismspectrum.org.au.

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.