At Learning Links, we work together with thousands of families to help children reach their full potential. We are looking for Occupational Therapist to join the team part-time (15 hours per week), fixed term 6 month contract (with possible extension) based from our Peakhurst and Oatley office. Your roleConduct a variety of occupational therapy assessments and planning for evidence-based interventionsCollaborate with and support school communities and/or early education and care settings through demonstrations, consultation and professional learningWork as part of a multidisciplinary team of Psychologists, Educators and Speech Pathologists (transdisciplinary model in the preschool program)Provide great customer service and build positive customer relationships through effective communicationAchieve individual and team KPIs to support Learning Links’ strategy for growth.Actively participate in regular supervision and professional development to support delivery of quality servicesDocument intervention goals, progress and outcomes through our online system (Salesforce).There is also the option to be part of our LL community and cross-collaborate, for example in the Professional Practice Committee, Reconciliation Action Plan working group, and Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee. We have invested in technology, as part of our digital transformation, so you can focus on the clients and staff that you support.Your benefitsAccess to an amazing brains trust of expert colleagues to bounce ideas and discuss best practise Hands down the most supportive and welcoming culture around.4-6 dedicated professional development days per year PLUS $500 to spend on PD of your choice, PLUS access to other external opportunities to grow your expert skills.A competitive salary package plus the ability to salary sacrifice up to $18,549 to reduce your pre-tax income.Variety at work with exposure to multiple disciplines and programs (e.g. psychology, education, early intervention, and teams running community programs etc.).Systems and digital skills training to allow you to focus on clinical support.Investment in leadership development and team connection.Giving back to communities by helping kids from low socio-economic or disadvantaged background.Your teamWe are building our OT program to model early career pathways we already have in our Speech, Education and Psychology programs and would like you to be part of that experience, adding your expertise and opinion. Your knowledge and qualificationsRelevant qualification in Occupational Therapy and minimum   1-2 years’ experience working in a paediatric setting. (consideration of new graduated with industry experience).Strong knowledge of evidence-based practice in the areas of paediatric assessment and intervention including speech, language and fluency disorders.Certified Practicing Member of Occupational Therapy Australia.About usLearning Links was established in 1972 by parents concerned about the lack of appropriate support services to meet their children’s education and wellbeing needs. Since then we have partnered with thousands of children and families to help children reach their full potential. Our Client Services team include leading practitioners in their field and we provide multidisciplinary services across psychology, speech therapy, specialist and early education.We value diversity and inclusion and the unique contribution that every one of our team make.Your applicationWe can’t wait to hear from you! Click on this link to apply now via our e-recruitment portal. For further information and a Position Description please visit the careers page of our website www.learninglinks.org.au. If you have any questions, reach out to our People and Culture team at peopleandculture@learninglinks.org.au. Child safety is top priority for us, and we are a child safe organisation. You will be asked to undergo NDIS Workers Screening check and Working with Children Check. We also have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy and require all staff to be fully vaccinated (2 primary doses plus a booster). 33.5 AUD Peakhurst 2210

Occupational Therapist

At Learning Links, we work together with thousands of families to help children reach their full potential. We are looking for Occupational Therapist to join the team part-time (15 hours per week), fixed term 6 month contract (with possible extension) based from our Peakhurst and Oatley office.

 Your role

  • Conduct a variety of occupational therapy assessments and planning for evidence-based interventions
  • Collaborate with and support school communities and/or early education and care settings through demonstrations, consultation and professional learning
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team of Psychologists, Educators and Speech Pathologists (transdisciplinary model in the preschool program)
  • Provide great customer service and build positive customer relationships through effective communication
  • Achieve individual and team KPIs to support Learning Links’ strategy for growth.
  • Actively participate in regular supervision and professional development to support delivery of quality services
  • Document intervention goals, progress and outcomes through our online system (Salesforce).

There is also the option to be part of our LL community and cross-collaborate, for example in the Professional Practice Committee, Reconciliation Action Plan working group, and Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee. 

We have invested in technology, as part of our digital transformation, so you can focus on the clients and staff that you support.

Your benefits

  • Access to an amazing brains trust of expert colleagues to bounce ideas and discuss best practise Hands down the most supportive and welcoming culture around.
  • 4-6 dedicated professional development days per year PLUS $500 to spend on PD of your choice, PLUS access to other external opportunities to grow your expert skills.
  • A competitive salary package plus the ability to salary sacrifice up to $18,549 to reduce your pre-tax income.
  • Variety at work with exposure to multiple disciplines and programs (e.g. psychology, education, early intervention, and teams running community programs etc.).
  • Systems and digital skills training to allow you to focus on clinical support.
  • Investment in leadership development and team connection.
  • Giving back to communities by helping kids from low socio-economic or disadvantaged background.

Your team

We are building our OT program to model early career pathways we already have in our Speech, Education and Psychology programs and would like you to be part of that experience, adding your expertise and opinion.

 Your knowledge and qualifications

  • Relevant qualification in Occupational Therapy and minimum   1-2 years’ experience working in a paediatric setting. (consideration of new graduated with industry experience).
  • Strong knowledge of evidence-based practice in the areas of paediatric assessment and intervention including speech, language and fluency disorders.
  • Certified Practicing Member of Occupational Therapy Australia.

About us

Learning Links was established in 1972 by parents concerned about the lack of appropriate support services to meet their children’s education and wellbeing needs. Since then we have partnered with thousands of children and families to help children reach their full potential. Our Client Services team include leading practitioners in their field and we provide multidisciplinary services across psychology, speech therapy, specialist and early education.

We value diversity and inclusion and the unique contribution that every one of our team make.

Your application

We can’t wait to hear from you! Click on this link to apply now via our e-recruitment portal. For further information and a Position Description please visit the careers page of our website www.learninglinks.org.au. If you have any questions, reach out to our People and Culture team at peopleandculture@learninglinks.org.au

Child safety is top priority for us, and we are a child safe organisation. You will be asked to undergo NDIS Workers Screening check and Working with Children Check. We also have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy and require all staff to be fully vaccinated (2 primary doses plus a booster).

  • Posted Date 26 Oct 2022
  • Location Peakhurst
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type Part Time
  • Salary Not provided