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Occupational Therapist - Adelaide

Autism Spectrum Australia

Company Description

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is one of Australia’s largest autism-specific service providers, with one of the biggest autism-specific school programs in the world. A not-for-profit organisation, we work in partnership with people of all ages on the autism spectrum, and their families to deliver evidence-informed solutions that are person-centred, family-focused and customer driven.

At Aspect we recognise a different brilliant®, where we seek to understand, engage and celebrate the strengths, interests and aspiration of people on the autism spectrum.

Job Description

  • Are you a versatile Occupational Therapist who thrives on managing your own day, providing meaningful support for our Autistic participants?
  • Join a team of passionate dedicated professionals in a supportive environment
  • Do you thrive on being supported by a team but working autonomously, visiting a variety of participants in their environment?

Once you've met one person on the autism spectrum, you've met one person on the autism spectrum. This is career diversity on a whole new level!

Our trusted Aspect Therapy team aim to support and empower individuals on the spectrum and their families/support network to bring about meaningful change based on functional goals. We work in partnership with the individual and their families/support network to identify strengths, areas of need, and develop support strategies that build capabilities and work with participant's interests. We meet participants in their community setting to work on transferrable skills that shape their everyday lives.

Start and end every day with an organisation at the forefront of service delivery in an NDIS environment, knowing that you’re doing something amazing.

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Tertiary qualifications in occupational therapy
  • Fully registered with AHPRA
  • Current driver’s licence, use of own vehicle for business purposes (reimbursed per km) and willingness to travel across your local community
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check clearance
  • Working with Children Check for paid employment for the state you reside in
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module ‘Quality, Safety and You’  certificate. If you have not already completed the free module, click here to access it.
  • You may be required to provide an international police clearance

Click here to view the position profile.

Additional Information

What we offer:

  • $78K - $116,000K pa FTE inclusive of super phone + laptop + reimbursement of daily work kms travelled + tolls
  • Salary packaging options to increase your take home pay
  • A comprehensive and tailored graduate program to support you as you develop your own caseload
  • A strong individualised support and supervision structure so you know we have your back
  • A versatile working day supporting three to four people each day
  • Permanent contracts
  • Leave entitlements including paid parental leave, generous sick/carer's leave, and an annual personal day for wellbeing
  • Practical internal and external professional development opportunities to keep you at the top of your game
  • Internal, yearly National Conference for ongoing career development and networking
  • Free training in Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) to enhance your skill set
  • Discounted membership to fitness facilities through Fitness Passport
  • Access to a wide range of discounts through Perkbox on everyday purchases

To apply

Please click Apply Now and attach your resume (not compulsory) and complete the candidate questionnaire; cover letter is optional. Successful applicants will be asked to provide their statements of service to calculate their remuneration level. 

Enquiries should be directed to: 

Emma Daley, Operational Leader, [email protected] using the subject line: Occupational Therapist - Adelaide enquiry via EthicalJobs, 0466 536 278

Aspect is committed to increasing the number of Autistic staff and providing an inclusive workplace where everyone can feel that they belong. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds including, but not limited to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, neurodivergent people, people with a disability, the LGBTQIA+ community and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, to apply. We have a range of universal strategies to meet the needs of different people in our hiring processes, and are happy to individualise these.

Learn more about us: www.autismspectrum.org.au 

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