5 Jun 2019

Full-Time Occupational Therapist – Central Coast

Cerebral Palsy Alliance – Central Coast

Job Description

Reference Number 14165
Position Title Occupational Therapist
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Program LifePoints & Technology
Location Central Coast
Position Summary
Do you want to make a real difference in people’s lives?

Are you an Occupational Therapist with a passion for supporting people with a disability reach their goals?

Are you enthusiastic, versatile and innovative?

Are you an excellent communicator?

Are you switched-on and always ready to grasp the initiative?

Does this sound like you? Whether you’re just starting out in this field, or you’ve gained some experience and are ready to take the next step up – apply now!

As your first employer in this type of role, we’ll assist you closely in developing your skills while you gain valuable experience in supporting people living cerebral palsy and other disabilities to achieve their goals and aspirations.

Alternatively, if you’re considering taking the next step along your career path with the Cerebral Palsy Alliance (CPA), this role will see you taking on supervisory and mentoring responsibilities for less experienced allied health staff, while still receiving the support you need to develop. You’ll be confident in identifying problems, applying solid clinical reasoning and experience, and participating in the development and delivery of holistic goal-oriented service plans for your clients.

This role is an 18 month contract position. You will be part of a professional multidisciplinary team located in Tuggerah and will be required to travel within the Central Coast region in this role.

Our therapy services are based around a client and family-centred philosophy, in which all team members collaborate to work towards the goals identified by our clients and their families. The successful candidate will possess strong professional and ethical values that align with this philosophy.

Who are we?

At Cerebral Palsy Alliance (CPA) we pride ourselves on our high-quality family-centred therapies, life skills programs, equipment and support for people living with cerebral palsy and their families. Our priority is to support people living with cerebral palsy to lead an independent and inclusive life.

Our employees continually rate us as one of the best employers in Australia. They recognise and appreciate that our organisation is driven by its values – integrity, passion, excellence, courage and respect.

What do we offer?

a competitive salary and benefits package (including generous salary packaging options)
all of the support you need from your network of colleagues and managers
ongoing mentoring, clinical support and professional development
career advancement opportunities
every opportunity to develop and use your initiative to benefit your clients
interesting, varied and satisfying work
great work life balance
What will you bring to the role?

a relevant university degree
current AHPRA registration
self-starter, great listener and confident communicator
a good understanding of the rights of people with a disability
a commitment to making a difference in individuals’ lives
the capacity to work independently and as part of a team
current driver’s licence
the ability to travel within the Central Coast region and occasional travel to Sydney for training as required
Working With Children Check, or willingness to obtain upon joining

How to apply

As part of the application process, you will need to respond to the full selection criteria and upload your resume. Apply now to complete your application.

Note: this role is a level 7, 8 or 9 (depending on experience) within the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Allied Health and Related Services role family.

Contact Person Kathy MINA
Contact Number 02 4356 6300
Alternate Contact Person Candice Robertson
Alternate Contact Number 02 9975 8000
Closing Date 23/06/2019
Position Description
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