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Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Windermere Child & Family Services

Are you an OT with your own private practice looking to work within a team environment on a short term basis or an OT looking to re-enter the workforce?

Do you enjoy working with consumers to build their capacity and reach set goals? Are you a creative problem solver motivated by your contribution to real outcomes for real people?

Do you enjoy working with like-minded Allied Health professionals who are genuinely passionate about what they do?

We know you are spoilt for choice in the vibrant NDIS marketplace, where new and better opportunities exist for consumers to access the quality services they need. Services providers need the best people to deliver these quality services. Which is why we want you!

About the role

As a Windermere Occupational Therapist, you will:

  • Deliver a broad range of evidence informed intervention strategies, standardised assessments and parent training to increase communication and active participation in social and educational settings for children;
  • Undertake face to face consultation and relationship building in natural environments, schools and kindergartens as well as our modern office facilities and therapy spaces;
  • Liaise and collaborate with a transdisciplinary team to design and deliver comprehensive support plans; and
  • Provide key worker support and advice to families and children in relation to speaking, listening, understanding language, fluency and social skills.

We are seeking an experienced OT for a 12-month fixed term parental leave position until July 2022. Recognised as a family friendly and flexible workplace environment, we are open to the successful applicant working full-time or part-time (22.8 or 30.4 hours per week). We also offer a hybrid model of working remotely from home and meeting with consumers in their natural surroundings or within our offices in Berwick, Cranbourne and / or Pakenham.

About you

You will have a tertiary qualification within Occupational Therapy and hold a current registration with AHPRA. Furthermore you will have specialist knowledge and relevant demonstrated OT experience within a paediatric practice. You are confident and enthusiastic with a ‘can-do’ attitude. You are self-motivated and can work independently to meet set targets, as well as forming part of a collaborative, family focused and holistic transdisciplinary team. You are adaptable and resilient and thrive in a fast-paced environment where continuous improvement of your practice ensures you make a real and lasting difference to the lives of your consumers.

Why Windermere?

Windermere aims to assist people with a disability to identify support that really matters most to them. Our team of talented Occupational Therapists provide service to children and youth aged 0 -18 years who may be demonstrating delays or difficulties with their development including gross and fine motor skills and social skills.

Windermere is a registered service provider under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and with more than 20 years’ experience in providing services to Victorians living with disability or developmental delays, we understand the NDIS and how it may impact our consumers.

Windermere fosters a culture of flexibility, support and wellbeing. We have a wide range of workplace benefits including:

  • Flexible work hours and ways of working
  • Gifted days off between Christmas and New Year
  • Rostered days off and Time in Lieu
  • Employee referral program
  • Above award personal leave
  • Flexible Leave Scheme (50/52)
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Study leave
  • Generous salary packaging and the opportunity for professional development.

Windermere honours the ongoing cultural and spiritual connections, heritage, customs and beliefs of Aboriginal people, and pays respects to Elders past and present.

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