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(07) 3105 7800
Turrbal and Jagera Country
Level 4, 348 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
The practice offers both Occupational Therapy and Education supports and services to self-funded and plan-managed NDIS Participants aged 0-18yrs. Supports will be offered on an individual basis according to need and may include one or more of the following:
Parental Information Sessions
Goal Specific Therapy
The practices vision is to equip families and children with strategies and supports that enable them to become powerful advocators while helping to create a future paved with possibilities.
The practice’s mission is to provide support to families of children/young adults who have recently received a diagnosis or deemed eligible to receive service under NDIS guidelines but not currently able to access service due to extensive waitlists.
Flexibility: on offer is a flexible working environment which will allow you to set your own preferred times and days (Monday to Friday). This flexibility allows for personalized and tailored interventions, ensuring optimal outcomes.
Clinic & Mobile Appointments: You will have the opportunity to provide therapy services directly to children according to their unique individual and family needs across several different settings.
Holistic Approach: the practice values a holistic approach to therapy, considering the individual needs, strengths, and goals of each child. They have a small tight-knit team to work together to provide individualized and consistent service.
Professional Development: They are committed to continuous improvement and offer regular PD training and opportunities for career advancement.
Paid for Supervision: The practice recognizes the importance of peer collaboration and aim to support staff in best practice principles.
Supportive Work Environment: they aim to foster a supportive and inclusive work environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and the sharing of ideas. You will have the chance to work alongside passionate professionals who are dedicated to making a difference.
Conduct and interpret assessments as required.
Develop individualized therapy plans tailored to the specific needs and goals of each child.
Provide evidence-based interventions.
Collaborate with families, caregivers, and other Why Wait staff to ensure a holistic and coordinated approach to therapy.
Monitor progress, evaluate outcomes, and make necessary adjustments to therapy plans.
Provide support and guidance to families, empowering them to actively participate in their child’s communication development.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records, including progress notes, therapy goals, review reports, assessment reports and outcome measures.
Provide best practice methodology.
Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited institution.
Registration with Occupational Therapy Australia.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with children, families and the therapeutic team.
Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. - Flexibility to travel within a 50km radius.
Working with Children check.
Valid Driver’s License.
Willingness to use personal vehicle (km reimbursement)
Permanent - Full Time
After Hours Requirements:
$82,000 - $93,000 per annum
Award: SCHADS 4.1
Ability to purchase up to 4 weeks additional annual leave
Laptop and phone provided
As Queensland’s largest inland City, Toowoomba retains country charm with a growing urban coffee culture and street art scene. Also known as the Garden City, Toowoomba is home to hundreds of parks and gardens as well as the iconic Carnival of Flowers spring event. No matter when you visit, you’ll discover rolling plains, vibrant country towns, bright sunflower farms and quaint hamlets.
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Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.