Occupational Therapist (Graduate) - 2024 Start - Campbelltown, NSW

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  • A comprehensive and tailored 8+ week graduate program to support you as you develop your own caseload
  • A supported start to your career in value-based organisation 
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities to grow your skills in supporting Autistic participants

Are you ready to launch your career as a occupational therapist in 2024?  If yes, join our amazing team of dedicated therapy professionals making a measurable difference supporting children and adults on the autism spectrum.  You will be a part of our established and successful 8+ week graduate program, where you will be supported and mentored as you kick off your new career and work with seasoned professionals. 

Forge your success by managing your own caseload and planning your day in the community, while being supported by your mentors. Excellent opportunity for career growth and to develop your leadership skills.

Our graduate program includes:

  • A structured induction and training program
  • A combination of self-paced and guided modules covering introduction to the organisation to working with clients
  • Joint and shadow visits as you learn the ropes
  • An informative webinar series covering the latest evidence-based research
  • Child protection and safeguarding training
  • An Introduction to Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
  • Strong individualised support and supervision structure with both a clinical and operational focus tailored to your learning needs 

   

Why join us?

  • $78-82,000 pa FTE inclusive of super + phone + laptop + reimbursement of daily work kms travelled + tolls
  • Tax-effective salary packaging options to increase your take home pay
  • A comprehensive and tailored 8+ week graduate program to support you as you develop your own caseload
  • A strong individualised support and supervision structure so you know we have your back
  • Practical internal and external professional development opportunities to keep you at the top of your game
  • A versatile working day supporting three to four people each day
  • Permanent contracts
  • Leave entitlements including paid parental leave, generous sick/carer's leave, and an annual personal day for wellbeing
  • Internal, yearly National Conference for ongoing career development and networking
  • Free training in Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) to enhance your skill set
  • Discounted fitness passport membership options
  • Employee benefit scheme that offers access to a wide range of discounts on everyday retail, household and lifestyle purchases

Since our foundation in the 1960’s Aspect has grown to be one of Australia’s largest service providers to support people on the autism spectrum and we are still growing.

Aspect Therapy Services include Assessment, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work Psychology, and Positive Behaviour Support. 

Application process

Successful candidates will progress through the following stages:

  1. Apply online.  Upload your CV and cover letter (optional).
  2. Phone screen call from the hiring manager.
  3. Interview with two managers. 
  4. Reference checking and background checks completed. 
  5. Verbal offer made to successful applicants.
  6. Sign and return contract.
  7. Return new starter information.
  8. Commence work at Aspect! 

What you bring with you

  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • AHPRA Registration and membership (or willingness to obtain)
  • Current driver’s licence, use of own vehicle for business purposes (reimbursed per kilometre) and willingness to travel across your local LGAs
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check clearance (or willingness to obtain)
  • Appropriate Working With Children Check for paid employment in the State or Territory in which you work (or willingness to obtain)
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module ‘Quality, Safety and You’ certificate. If you have not already completed the module, click here to access it.
  • You may be required to provide an International Police Check clearance
  • A minimum of two COVID19 vaccinations or evidence of a valid medical exemption
  • Drive to be exceptional

Click here to view the position profile.

Look no further, we’ve got your back!  Apply now!

To apply

Please attach your CV (not compulsory) and complete the candidate questionnaire; cover letter is also optional.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and Autistic individuals are encouraged to apply.  

Wish to know more?  Please contact

Andrew Trenfield, Regional Manager Aspect therapy
[email protected], 0466 435 909

Learn more about us: www.autismspectrum.org.au 

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.  

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Health, Physio and Occupational Therapy
  • Work rights:
    Australian Citizen, Australian Working Visa,
    ...
  • Locations:
    Regional New South
    ...
  • accepts international

    Yes

  • Program Duration

    8+ Week Graduate Program, Permanent Position

  • VACANCIES

    10

  • Salary

    $78,000 - $82,000 pa FTE inclusive of super (salary packaging available)

  • POSITION START DATE

    Jan 2024 (approx)

  • Closing Date:30th Jun 2024, 1:59 pm

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