Current Career Opportunities

 

 

PAEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST WHO LOVES TO GROW AND LEARN (Aspley)

Read more about this position and how to apply.

Do you feel like you have lots of information floating around your head but are struggling to apply it to your client work? Do you feel you are hungry for more knowledge and skills? Are you working so hard but never feel like you can do enough for your clients?

The Kids Matters team may be the place for you, to help you consolidate your knowledge and skills and grow.

About the position

  • You are supported to provide quality OT to children in both the clinic and the community.
  • You will have your own desk and place to nest with plenty of opportunities to connect with your colleagues on a regular basis.
  • We offer some flexibility for you setting up a schedule and keep community visits within a tight geographical radius.
  • You will need your own car and all travel costs will be reimbursed as per government guidelines.

You grow as a therapist in knowledge and skill through training on the job with ample opportunities for informal mentoring and support within the clinic. 

We are well resourced with sensory gyms, treatment rooms and offices so you have the tools you need to do an amazing job. This gives the flexibility to see many kinds of kids.

All new therapists have the opportunity to settle into the caseload at a reasonable pace and are supported to manage their own diary and caseload. Any less experienced therapists will be supported with intensive training to build knowledge and skills as their primary focus. 

Why should you apply?

  • Opportunity and support to develop into a truly excellent clinician and integrate all you have learned so far.
  • Work life balance – Support and encouragement to work in a balanced way.
  • Great culture where you love to come to work – where team-mates are friendly and care for and support each other.
  • A collaborative culture where you get a say in your roster, type of clients and your style of therapy.
  • Involvement in the direction of the practice through an annual team planning day, clinic and term meetings.
  • Connection time with allocated team lunches, morning and afternoon tea breaks.
  • Optional social events and team dinners once per term.
  • Opportunities for weekly supervision and training as long as needed.
  • Variety of bottom-up and top-down approaches.
  • Variety of client types.
  • Opportunity to make a difference to kids and families.
  • Laptop is included.
  • In-house and external professional development opportunities.
  • Full admin support for diary and customer service management.
  • Supervision, staff meetings, special project time and reporting are counted towards meeting KPIs.
  • Achievable KPIs allow you to complete all your work within your paid hours.
  • Generous overtime system for those who want to earn extra money

Note

We have 5 new and recent graduate positions in our highly structured new grad program coming up in January 2023 (or before) across our Yeerongpilly, Greenslopes and Aspley teams as we expand our services. See more details in the New Graduate position description below. 

Want to know more

Click here to see what our therapists say about working for us 

Next steps

If you feel drawn to this position, we would love for you to get in touch with us. Please send a letter and your CV to [email protected]

Closing Date: 30/08/2022 

 

NEW GRADUATE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Read more about this position and how to apply.

About the position

Accelerate your learning through our new graduate program designed to train you in the application of key paediatric OT theories and knowledge so you can confidently do quality OT with kids and families.

Be supported with weekly supervision, group mentoring and customised training in sensory processing, behaviour management, executive functioning, play, and more – valued at over $31 685 in addition to your wage. In addition, we allow plenty of time for informal collaboration and learning.

We commenced our new graduate program in 2018 and have supported the development of many young therapists since that time.

Our program supports you through an induction process; allowing for work shadowing, individual mentoring, training, and a gradual phase in of clients. KPIs are gradually increased but always manageable so you complete your work at work.

We give you flexibility and choice to suit your personal life and work goals, offering a range of service delivery options including:
– Face to face (in clinic)
– Telehealth rural and remote
– Kindy and home visiting

Next steps

If you want to apply, please complete the career application, and send this with your CV to Vivienne Williams (Principal OT) at [email protected]
OT Career Application 2022

Work shadowing opportunities are available on request if you would like to see what we have on offer before applying. Just email Vivienne on the above address.

 

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