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Applications closing on 30 October 2023, 11:55 PM
• Reference number2024.061
• Job TypeContract (Short Term)
• PackageThis position is a Grade 5, salary range is $81,124 p.a. (plus superannuation), with progression to $89,545 p.a. on demonstrated competencies, with performance progression to $95,028 p.a. (plus superannuation). Generous motor vehicle allowance is available.
• Position Description Occupational-Therapist.pdf(PDF, 188KB)

Full-time 12 month maternity leave

THE POSITION: We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our friendly, supportive multidisciplinary therapy team. The successful therapist will be based at our modern Greenfield Park early intervention centre. This position requires applicants to deliver individual and group sessions to preschool and primary school-aged children with mild, moderate, and severe developmental delay and/or disabilities. Comprehensive staff induction and training, regular clinical supervision, peer support and... professional development opportunities are provided, as is access to the extensive clinical resource collection.

SALARY & EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS: This is a Grade 5, temporary maternity leave position, 35 hours per week. The Grade 5, salary range starts from $81,124 p.a. (plus superannuation), with progression to $89,545 p.a. on demonstrated competencies, with possible performance progression to $95,028 p.a. (plus superannuation). A generous car allowance may also be payable in addition to salary. Part-time applications will be considered. Applicants who require flexible working arrangements are encouraged to apply

• A genuine interest in the Fairfield community’s vision, priorities and goals, including improving the well-being of children and families and making the Fairfield Local Government area a better place to live
• Current Occupational Therapist registration with AHRA. Membership with OT Australia and Medicare Provider is desired.
• Current working with children check, police check, and driver’s licence, prepared to undertake NDIS worker check if not already undertaken
• Experience managing a caseload of clients from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, completing all required documentation and administration tasks efficiently and within expected timeframes
• Experience in administering and interpreting appropriate formal and informal assessments and developing family-centred goals and support plans for clients
• Experience implementing engaging and effective interventions across a diverse range of disorders, using evidence-based and enjoyable therapy techniques
• Experience working collaboratively with other early intervention and allied health professionals
• A growth mindset, with a commitment to ongoing learning

• Experience applying for assistive technology through the NDIS.
• Experience providing intervention through a variety of models including Telehealth
• Experience supporting clients with referrals to external agencies
• Relevant community language
• Current first aid certificate
• Experience using AAC communication systems
• Understanding of positive behaviour supports

Additional Information
• Strong professional development culture with a focus on your personal and professional development
• Study support, including study leave and reimbursement
• Strong networking opportunities, support, and advice available
• Access to the Council’s Employee Assistance Program
• Administration support from centralise administration team
• Discounted access to the Council’s Leisure Centres
• Two Health & Wellbeing Days annually
• Generous budgets for resources and PD
• Recognition and incentive programs for exceeding performance
• Paid First Aid refresher courses
• Accumulative sick leave (15 days per year)

FURTHER CONTACTS: Enquiries regarding the position should be directed to Pippa Quilty on 9725 0114 or a position description is available by contacting Children & Family Services on 9725 0393.

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 2 June 2024, 11.59pm

HOW TO APPLY: Applications must address the knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience required in the Position Description. A position description is available from the contact person listed above, or from Council’s Website. To apply online visit Council’s website www.fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au/fccjobs. Applications should be addressed to the undersigned and received by the closing date. Applicants must be prepared to undergo a medical examination at Council's expense.

Fairfield City Council is a smoke-free workplace and is an EEO employer. As an inclusive workplace, we support reasonable workplace adjustment. If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please notify us on your application form.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia, and may be required to undertake a national police clearance as part of the recruitment process.

We kindly ask for no recruiters at this stage.


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