Lead Occupational Therapist

Lead Occupational Therapist | Paediatrics

Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter, NSW
$130-$140k package 
Full-time Occupational Therapist Position
Aspirational with a minimum 3-4 years experience
Flexibility with autonomy 

Are you looking for a ‘Sea Change’ to your life?
Would you like to take on a Lead Role within major organisation
Do you have a passion and love for children and teens?

    • Relocate to Newcastle where you will be near the Beach, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter Wine Region; and only 90min for your Sydney-urban fix!
    • Join a professional and collaborative team of medical and health specialists
    • Fantastic management and teams built on individual strengths and values
    • Identify your skills and interests and be supported by the best in the profession
    • Outstanding and highly competitive remuneration plus bonus package with progression, full employment benefits, supervision and mentoring as well as significant continuing educational opportunities for professional growth; plus relocation allowance if out of region

An unmissable opportunity for an aspirational Paediatric Occupational Therapist to take on the lead role to advance the OT Dept and profession and to bring passion and drive to the practice overall.

About Us

EDUCARE Specialist Services is one of the leading private multi-disciplinary medical-health practice within the Hunter Region. Equipped with the very best resources and facilities, our team of highly skilled specialists are able to provide supportive care to clients and support families within our community.  

The Role

An excellent opportunity has become available for a driven and innovative Lead Paediatric Occupational Therapist to join our professional and collaborative multi-disciplinary team. 

Supported by our friendly Administration Team, who will assist you with scheduling and operational management, you will be enabled to focus on your key responsibilities including clinical consultations, correspondence reports, treatments and assessments.

You will provide outstanding care and support to children and adolescents with varying diagnosis including – 

    • Autism spectrum disorders
    • ADHD
    • Developmental and motor delays
    • Learning and intellectual disabilities
    • Behavioural and emotional regulation difficulties 
    • Sensory processing disorders 

Why Join Us?

    • For lifestyle and financial considerations
    • Friendly and inclusive, supportive and positive culture that values employee wellbeing
    • Competitive Remuneration Package of $130-$140k
    • A budget of $2000-$3000 for professional development and training plus supervision and mentoring with support for individual growth and progression 
    • Premium Treatment Resources – With cutting edge and innovative equipment and facilities, you will be able to provide exceptional levels of care to your clients 
    • Flexibility and Balance – We are able to offer flexible hours both full time and part-time hours that work in well with family and personal commitments eg. 9 day ftnt cycle or variation.  
    • Full administrative support with scheduling and billings.  
    • Transfer Assistance or commencement payment of $5,000 is available

Skills & Qualifications

    • AHPRA Registration
    • Experience within a Private Practice desirable
    • Demonstrated experience working with children, adolescents and families 
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
    • Certificates Required – First Aid, WWCC, CRC, Drivers Licence

EDUCARE is an accredited NDIS Provider

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If you are ready to take this very important first step in your career with an industry leader apply now with your resume and cover letter attached.

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