Careers

Grade 3 Occupational Therapist

Irabina is seeking to appoint a Grade 3 Occupational therapist, to take on a clinical leadership role at our Bayswater site. The role is to provide clinical support and expertise to an multidisciplinary team of professionals committed to family-centred practice. The role is primarily clinical, and has a leadership focus.

Irabina offers training and assistance to employees in attaining the knowledge and experience required. We are a not-for-profit organisation with a cohort of more than 100 highly skilled staff and offer generous salary packaging and Employee Assistance Program.

Take the next steps in your career and help us forever change the lives of children and young people with autism.

The successful applicant will perform the following tasks:

Leadership

  • Support the Team Leader OT in clinical service matters
  • Provide effective coordination and efficient management of clinical services in conjunction with the OT TL and Hub manager
  • Provide clinical leadership to the OT team
  • Provide representation for discipline in clinical, professional and organisational matters as required

Clinical

  • Manage a clinical caseload and provide professional services to families and children impacted by ASD
  • Provide specialist consultancy to clinical staff in the management of children with ASD
  • Conduct complex clinical assessments
  • Undertake clinical leadership and professional guidance and supervision (through team meetings and case reviews), mentoring and professional development with the clinical team
  • Provide clinical supervision
  • Provide and have oversight for student supervision program at site
  • Document all assessment and intervention information consistent with Irabina policies
  • Undertake education sessions to families, team members and community members to improve outcomes for children with an ASD
  • Attend regular team meetings and contribute to team and Irabina-wide planning and evaluation of services

The successful applicant will possess the following:

  • AHPHRA registration required, with 2+ years since AHPHRA registration
  • 7+ years of working as an Occupational therapist, with 3+ years’ experience in paediatrics
  • Demonstrable strong, transparent and positive leadership style
  • Experience in Paediatric and / or adolescent service provision
  • Experience working with children and young people with autism
  • Awareness of principles of, and dedication to evidence-based practice
  • Eligibility for a Medicare provider number
  • Working with Children Check
  • Current and valid Police check
  • Will require a DWES check
  • Current drivers licence
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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