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Paediatric Occupational Therapist


Employer: IPC Health
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Health Care & Allied Health, Youth
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 08 February, 2019.
Applications close: 21 February, 2019.

  • Full Time Fixed Term Grade 2 Occupational Therapist until December 2021 (backfill position) + 9.5% super + enjoy a tax break with generous NFP salary packaging
  • Sunshine location walking distance to train station + plenty of free onsite parking
  • Benefit from on-going employee development, as well as exposure to a continuous improvement philosophy

About Us

IPC Health is a not for profit community health organisation, predominantly funded by the Department of Health and Human Services. We work in partnership with local communities in the Western Metropolitan Region of Melbourne to provide responsive, interconnected health and community services. Working together for excellence, service enhancement and innovation, we are dedicated to the continued improvement of the health and well being of individuals and the community. IPC Health is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals of diverse backgrounds including but not limited to, applicants from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and LGBTI communities to apply.

About The Role

An exciting Occupational Therapist position with a strong child focus providing paediatric occupational therapy assessment and management services to children from birth to school entry. In this rewarding role, you will be assisting eligible children who demonstrate delays in motor skills and sensory development to have the ability to undertake activities of daily living consistent with their age.

The role will also see you:

  • Collaborate with the wider Child Health Team (CHT) within a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Working with both the paediatric clients and their families focusing on health education, therapeutic management and using a family-centred approach.

This position will be classified under the Victorian Stand Alone Community Health Centres, Health Professionals Multi-Employer Agreement 2012-2016.

About You

We are seeking dynamic Allied Health Professional who is experienced and enjoy working with children. This position is an opportunity to share your knowledge with families and assist with child development. Excellent communication and rapport building skills are essential to ensure positive relationships are built with internal and external stakeholders.

Why work with us?

  • Salary Packaging – as a non-for-profit organisation, we are able to provide generous Salary Packing to reduce your taxable income.
  • Comprehensive Orientation and Induction Program – we will ensure that you have the support you need to live and breathe excellence, service enhancement and innovation.
  • Health Insurance - as a part of our team, you can get an ongoing 7% discount on health insurance.
  • Training and Development – we will assist you to pursue your career goals and objectives through ongoing professional development.
How to apply for this job

To apply or view the position description and key selection criteria please click here.

Applications close on 21 February 2019

To be considered for this role, you must submit a Cover Letter, CV and address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the above Position Description.

Sebastian Buccheri
Manager Allied Health Services
0411 201 908

Supporting materials  Position Description - Paediatric Occupational Therapist.pdf