Occupational Therapist -Foundation Skill Group
Autism SA
Netley, SA, AU
3d ago
source : Expr3ss! Pty Ltd
  • Multiple opportunities 2 days per week up to full time
  • You'll be part of a small close-knit team
  • Flexible working environment and on-site parking
  • Fixed term contract until 2 July 2021 with the likelihood of extension
  • Significant employee benefits are available under Autism SA’s Enterprise Agreement and salary packaging options.
  • Autism SA Foundation Skills Group is seeking enthusiastic and motivated Occupational Therapists to join our team!

    Your new company

    Autism SA has a strong and rich history of being a recognised leader in providing specialised services to individuals on the autism spectrum, their families and the broader community.

    We strongly believe in a person-centred approach which puts the individual at the forefront of everything we do. With the biggest social reform for the disability sector among us, Autism SA is further embracing the opportunity for new, different and innovative ways of providing responsive and adaptable services.

    Your new role

    Working for Autism SA as an Occupational Therapist - Foundation Skills Group includes, but is not limited to :

  • Working within a small trans-disciplinary team to deliver holistic early intervention therapy in a group model
  • Assessing the needs of children utilising appropriate assessments, intervention strategies and processes
  • Collaboratively developing therapeutic goals and routinely utilising data collection methodologies
  • Under guidance from other members of the transdisciplinary team, delivering therapeutic interventions for children across all areas of child development
  • Providing coaching for key staff, families and other service providers
  • Utilising Occupational Therapy knowledge and skills to provide direct services and consultative support to relevant stakeholders
  • Facilitating successful inclusion of families and individual
  • Working collaboratively with other members of the transdisciplinary team, families and staff from other organisations
  • The roles will be offered as a fixed term contract, with FTE to be negotiated with the successful candidate, until 31 December 2020 with a likelihood of extension and will be based at one or more of the following locations :

  • Aberfoyle Park
  • St Agnes
  • Redwood Park
  • What you'll need to succeed

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Membership or eligibility for membership with AHPRA as required by the NDIS professional qualification requirements
  • Demonstrated experience working within or understanding of a trans-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in a pediatric setting
  • Demonstrated experience or understanding of the principals of Positive Behaviour Support
  • Familiarity with goal setting and experience in developing specific goals to meet the child’s developmental needs
  • Understanding of an holistic approach to child development
  • Please attach your cover letter and resume and complete your work history & education information on the application page.

    You are welcome to include any certificates or licences in the education section to assist us in assessing your suitability for this role.

    For more information, please contact Stephanie Miller, Foundation Skills Group - Coordinator, via email smiller autismsa.org.au.

    Applications close : Monday 15 June 5pm

    Interviews anticipated : Mid June 2020 with an anticipated start 13 July 2020.

    This is the perfect opportunity to join a supportive team environment where the company rewards its employees by providing great, flexible working conditions.


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