Occupational Therapist (Grade 1 & 2 – Bayswater)

Irabina Autism Services is seeking Occupational Therapists (Grade 2) to join our dynamic team.

Join the market leaderFlexible working arrangementsFantastic employee benefits on offer

Irabina is the biggest paediatric autism service provider in Australia and has been supporting children and young people with autism for the past 50 years. We are at the cutting edge of service delivery and have helped shape how autism therapies are delivered in Australia through evidence-based support, intervention services, education and training programs.

We believe that our staff at Irabina are as unique and special as the children and young people that we provide support for.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to work towards a leadership role within a supportive trans-disciplinary environment. You choose your schedule – full time and part time positions are both available.

The Role:

  • Planning and providing therapy to children with an ASD in a trans-disciplinary group environment.
  • Providing information regarding sensory motor skills, participation in daily living skills and the role of the occupational therapist to families.
  • Providing individual and/or group therapy to children in line with identified family centred goals.
  • Undertaking relevant motor, sensory, play and self-care assessments.
  • Documenting all assessment and intervention information, including therapy reports.
  • Undertaking education sessions to families, team members and community members to improve outcomes for children with an ASD.
  • To provide clinical supervision to more junior staff members.
  • To lead or co-lead a specific program e.g. feeding group, basketball program.


What we can offer:

  • We offer great salaries with access to a generous not-for-profit salary packaging program (up to $18,550 of your salary tax-free). Never heard of it? Check it out here
  • We run market leading, innovative programs that no other autism centre in Australia runs.
  • We will grow you as a practitioner with access to our most senior staff who are leaders in their field.
  • A mentoring program, professional development opportunities and leadership program.
  • Full induction program including Autism specific training across multiple programs and disciplines
  • True work / life balance is also provided, with flexibility around your calendar so you dictate when and where you work

Complete the form to access the Position Summary for this opportunity. For further information or a confidential discussion please call the People & Culture Team on 03 9720 1118.

Date posted: 24 August 2020. Applications will be processed as they are received.

Join the Irabina Family

We’ve been growing at an enormous rate over the last few years. That strength meant during the Covid lockdown, when others were closing their doors or laying off staff, we were able to maintain every single staff member and continued to grow exponentially. As we grow, we need more passionate people to join our Irabina family.

We have multiple job opportunities available at our Bayswater, Pakenham/Cardinia and Bundoora sites, as well as remote options for people working from home.

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