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Graduate / Experienced Occupational Therapist - Albury

Autism Spectrum Australia

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

  • Recent OT graduates are warmly welcome to apply
  • 12 month maximum term role with potential for ongoing employment thereafter
  • Full time is preferred however part time may be considered - min 3 days per week, negotiable 
  • Approx. $70k to $105k p.a. FTE salary package range - inclusive of superannuation (pro rata for part time /pro rata for contract term)
  • Excellent tax effective salary packaging benefits
  • Training or experience in Positive Behaviour Support is preferred 
  • Itinerant role servicing Albury, NSW

Aspect Therapy: 

The therapy team includes 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.

About the role: 

Work within a multidisciplinary team of therapists including speech pathologists, occupational therapists, psychologists, special educators and social workers. Develop, deliver and evaluate evidence based, individualised services across a range of settings within the specified region. Work with individuals on the autism spectrum through individualised school, home and community based programs. Build capacity of families, care givers and the broader community to develop the strengths of each individual and to promote and encourage engagement within their community. Click here to view the Position Profile.

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
  • Connections with highly experienced therapy staff who are part of a larger therapy team
  • Interesting and varied work with comprehensive structured training programs 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

What you will bring to the role?

  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Fully registered with AHPRA
  • Training or experience in Positive Behaviour Support is preferred and alignment to PBS is required
  • Demonstrated ability to engage and empathise with individuals on the autism spectrum and their families and carers
  • Ability to use assessment skills and tailor evidence-base intervention to meet the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum and their families or carers
  • Outstanding organisational, communication, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to coordinate the delivery of a service, including managing enquiries, referrals and intake as well as recording and reporting service information
  • Ability to empower others to implement and maintain strategies
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Superior customer service approach
  • Current valid driver’s licence and use of own vehicle for business purposes
  • Willingness to travel across the listed LGAs
  • NSW Working With Children Check for paid employment 
  • Victorian Working With Children Check clearance for paid employment
  • Current first aid, CPR and anaphylaxis certificates (preferred)

You will require a clearance as part of the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme (DWES) and a National Police Check clearance, 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.

What we offer: A competitive package will be based on relevant qualifications and experience. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), Aspect employees receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities including $15,899 each year tax free, increasing the value of your take-home pay. Click here for a summary of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.

To apply: Please attach your resume and complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect's online recruitment process. Cover letter is optional.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Enquiries should be directed to: Marlene Daniher, Operational Leader on 0419 168 690. 

Click here for more information about Aspect Therapy or 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.

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