Paediatric Trauma Occupational Therapist

Location: Canberra
Area: All Canberra
Worktype: Full Time
Salary: $80,000 - $90,000 per annum

Our client is seeking an occupational therapist to join their team in Canberra. Improve the daily functioning of children between the ages of 0 and 12 years who have experienced trauma and enhance their ability to access and engage in education.
 
This role will involve;

  • The key responsibilities for the Child Occupational Therapist will be to improve the daily functioning of children between the ages of 0 and 12 years who have experienced trauma, and enhance their ability to access and engage in education.
  • This will be achieved by building sensory, learning, behaviour, motor, social and independence skills.
  • The Occupational Therapist will develop individualised treatment plans that target identified goals that arise from the assessment process and are developed in conjunction with the child and family.
  • Play will be used to engage children, to support their participation, learning and skill development. Work with parents and carers to support them in learning the skills to nurture independence across all environments, will also be an essential part of the role.
The requirements for this role include;
  • Degree qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • AHPRA Registered
  • Ability to respond appropriately to crisis situations and to manage risk.
  • Commitment to delivering evidence based practice.
  • Willingness to reflect on, review and challenge current practice and an openness to training and development.
Additional Information 
  • A number of probity checks are required including holding a current working with children and undertaking a National police checks.
To apply hit APPLY NOW as we will be shortlisting for this position soon.
For a confidential discussion OR to find out more about the role please call Natalie Clemens on 0477 808 676.

Contact:
Date Posted: 14/10/2021 09:42 PM

Apply now