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Occupational Therapist

KU Children's Services

KU Children's Services (KU) is one of the most respected early education providers in Australia and has an enviable reputation for the quality of our services.100% of KU centres meet or exceed the National Quality Standards.

KU employs more than 2,500 highly qualified, experienced and dedicated specialist staff, who work in approximately 140 early education services throughout Australia. Our unmatched experience in providing preschool and childcare services extends more than 120 years, since establishing the nation's first kindergarten in 1895.

The Centre

KU Marcia Burgess Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Centre (ASELCC) is located in Liverpool. The centre has adopted the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) to provide intervention within the early learning program for children aged 0-6 years old with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in a long day care setting. It also provides parents with support in the care of their children and gives them the opportunity to participate more fully in the community.

For more information, please visit the centre website.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Paediatric Occupational Therapist to join our team in providing support and expertise for families of children from birth with developmental disability or developmental delay. The ideal applicant should be able to work in a transdisciplinary team and have knowledge of NDIS.

On offer is a permanent full time position working 8 hours per day, Monday - Friday and accruing one Rostered Day Off (RDO)

To be considered for this role the following are essential:

  • Degree in Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) or its equivalent
  • Registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
  • AHPRA registration
  • A current NSW Working with Children Check
  • Knowledge of child protection legislation and its implications for the care and protection of children
  • Demonstrated professional level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated computer literacy

Why join us?

KU has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can. KU is a culturally sensitive employer, committed to improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and employees.

The KU Difference:

  • We Reward - We offer sector leading pay and benefits including salary packaging and discounted private health insurance.
  • We Build Careers - We enable and encourage our people to grow and evolve with us
  • We Grow Our People - We provide opportunities to learn, grow and enhance your professional practice through KU’s high quality professional learning program
  • We Offer an Inclusive Culture - We’ve created a diverse and inclusive working culture with a shared vision and common values.

For inquiries or a copy of the position description, please contact Katie Histon, HR Generalist on 9268 3919 or careers@ku.com.au using the subject line: Occupational Therapist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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