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New Grads encouraged to apply!

About you

We are expanding and our growing Therapeutic Services team is seeking a passionate, flexible and professional Occupational Therapist for our practice. You need to have an approved qualification in Occupational Therapy, AHPRA registration.

The role

We are a unique practice who strives on truly meeting client needs. We engage with clients from early childhood to late adulthood and are committed to best practice and great clinical outcomes. We work closely with Foster Care services, NDIS and Medicare. As an employer, Challenge Community Services prides itself on its commitment to staff well-being, and promoting and supporting work life balance.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy and current registration or eligibility for registration with AHPRA to practice as an Occupational Therapist.
  • Demonstrated experience and well developed skills in working effectively with children, young people or adults with a range of disability and/ or complex behavioral needs including children and young people in Out of Home Care
  • Current NDIS Works Screening Check
  • Current NSW Working With Children Check
  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Covid 19 Vaccination

Demonstrated ability to:

  • Provide center, community and home based assessment and intervention to both children and adults
  • Conduct assessments and complete applications for assistive technology, and specialist disability accommodation.
  • Conduct sensory assessments and provide therapy.
  • Work with small groups.
  • Complete clinical documentation including progress notes and session summaries, reports and emails.
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and collaborate with key stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes for the clients, families and/or carers.

Desirable Criteria

  • Eligibility for registration with Medicare.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in NDIS and OOHC legislation and standards.

The Benefits of Working for Challenge

You will have access to:

  • Generous pay rates based on skills and experience.
  • Salary Package up to $15,900 tax free pay per fringe benefit year. Increase your take home pay!
  • Use up to $15,900 of your pre-tax income for expenses you are already paying –e.g. Rent or Mortgage payments, Credit Card and Personal loan payments
  • Entertainment Benefits are capped at $2,650 per year and include meals and drinks consumed in a restaurant, taxi fares and holiday accommodation.
  • Ongoing monthly supervision
  • Professional development opportunities of minimum $2000 per year plus 4 paid work days while attending professional development.
  • Work life balance, flexible working hours and negotiated extra leave - purchase EXTRA annual leave
  • Full time administration support
  • Friendly and passionate group of clinicians who work together and support each other.
  • Free Flu Vaccination
  • Paid day off on your birthday!
  • Job satisfaction – helping to make a difference in people’s lives.

How to apply

Confidential enquiries can be made by contacting Kylie Boyraz on 0408 620 881.

When applying, please ensure you include a cover letter, resume and address the essential selection criteria as part of your application.

To apply and view the Position Description please click on the ’apply now’ button below or visit our website:

Challenge Community Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Closing Date: 10th January 2022

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