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KU Children's Services

Occupational Therapist

Campbelltown, New South Wales
Full Time | Contract

  • Full-time contract until December 2018 with a view to extend
  • Sector leading pay and benefits
  • Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development 

KU Children's Services is a leading not for profit provider of nearly 150 early childhood education and care services in NSW, Victoria, the ACT and Queensland. Established in 1895, KU is one of Australia's most experienced and respected providers of long day care, preschool, outside school hours care, occasional care, family programs and early intervention services.

We also operate brokered programs on behalf of the Commonwealth Government and provide professional services to the early childhood sector and the wider community.

KU Children's Services' provides programs with integrated services spanning speech pathology, occupational therapy and early childhood education.

We are seeking an experienced Paediatric Occupational Therapist to join our team based in Campbelltown in providing support and expertise for families of children from birth with developmental disability or delay to access services that support the child's development and inclusion in the community.

To be considered for this role the following are essential:

  • Degree in Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) or its equivalent
  • Registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia
  • AHPRA registration
  • Experience in working in a range of child and family services
  • Demonstrated ability to work in partnership with families
  • Experience in the inclusion of children with additional needs in mainstream services
  • Demonstrated ability to implement appropriate tools to assess children's motor planning and/or sensory integration skills, and to develop individual intervention plans
  • Knowledge of Key Worker in a transdisciplinary approach
  • Demonstrated professional level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all members of a team
  • Knowledge of child protection legislation and its implications for the care and protection of children
  • Knowledge of Workplace Health and Safety legislation and safety issues relating to children and staff
  • Proven ability to liaise effectively with other professionals
  • Ability to work within KU policies and procedures and under the NSW and National Disability Standards
  • Ability to undertake all physical requirements involved in working within an early childhood setting
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Demonstrated computer literacy
  • Driver's licence as this position would require some travel between services in the South West Region of Sydney.
  • A current NSW Working with Children Check and National Police Check.

 

On Offer
The position on offer is a full-time contract up to December 2018 with a view to extend with a pay range of $25.42 – $36.83 depending on experience. There are other potential benefits including:

  • Salary sacrificing
  • Monthly Rostered Day Off (RDO)
  • Professional development courses

 

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity to work collaboratively within a passionate and experienced transdisciplinary team who are committed to providing the highest level of support to children, families and the community – we want to hear from you!

Please contact Katie on 02 9268 3934 for more information and a confidential discussion. Click here to apply.

Closing Date: 3 May 2018

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