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(12 month Contract)

About Us

Interaction is a not for profit, values based organisation providing services to people with disability. Being person centred, we work alongside people to identify their better life now and their future goals and aspirations. Our flexible approach means we represent and resource people with personalised services.

About the Opportunity

We are currently looking for a part-time Occupational Therapist (12 month contract - with potential to renew) to join our Behaviour and Allied Health team in Castle Hill.

We are excited to expand our existing team with this newly created role. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent communication, assessment/intervention therapy and organisation skills as well as a commitment and ability to work with a range of people and their families/stakeholders, with complex needs, to achieve meaningful outcomes.

What we offer

  • Competitive Remuneration + Salary packaging + regular work practice supervision
  • Healthy work life balance
  • Positive and supportive work culture
  • Challenge & Variety

About You

What we are looking for:

  • General registration with AHPRA as an Occupational Therapist and eligible to provide relevant Medicare services
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in the Developmental Disability Sector
  • Demonstrated experience & sound knowledge working with people with complex needs, including challenging behaviour, sensory issues, emotion regulation and trauma
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in provision of assessment, intervention and therapy services using evidence informed approaches
  • Experience working with a range of clients across the lifespan
  • Experience in managing a caseload with tight deadlines
  • Ability to prioritise caseload in a flexible manner according to client need
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • High level of communication and consultation skills
  • Understanding of person and family centred practice
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with a range of agencies to negotiate and achieve positive client outcomes
  • Ability to work within a trans-disciplinary team
  • Maintain own professional development and discipline specific supervision requirements
  • Current driver’s licence

Desirable:

  • Experience working within the NDIS
  • Experience in mobility and SDA assessment
  • Experience in the assessment, design and delivery of positive behaviour support

To Apply

To apply please send your resume and cover letter addressing the criteria to Samantha Hiley at [email protected] quoting the reference number OT03.

Interaction is a Child Safe Organisation. All successful candidates will be required to undergo probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check, and will be required to maintain these clearances throughout employment with Interaction.

Interaction Disability Services is an EEO employer and encourages people from culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds to apply.

Only Australian citizens, permanent residents or those with working rights in Australia are eligible to apply.

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