Occupational Therapist

Website KU Children's Services

As a member of the allied health team, you will be working with a dedicated and skilled team of educators and other allied health professionals in providing support to children and families.

We are seeking a Paediatric Occupational Therapist to join our team in providing support and expertise to families of children with developmental disability or developmental delay.

The ideal applicant is able to work in a transdisciplinary team and has knowledge of NDIS.

On offer are permanent part time and full time positions with full time employees receiving one monthly rostered day off (RDO).

Working closely with Community to achieve appropriate outcomes, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this job.

**New graduates are also encouraged to apply**

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
Driver licence and own reliable vehicle
A current NSW Working with Children Check
A valid NDIS Worker Screening Check
Knowledge of child protection legislation and its implications for the care and protection of children
Demonstrated professional level of written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated computer literacy
Why join us?

KU Children’s Services has been recognised as a Winner of The Australian Business Awards for Employer of Choice in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020. At KU we want to make your work with us as interesting and rewarding as we possibly can.

KU is a culturally sensitive employer, committed to improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and employees.

To encourage and support your professional journey, KU offers:

·        Sector leading employment conditions and pay within well-resourced and environmentally responsible workplaces.

·        An outstanding professional learning program which includes access to a wide variety of pedagogical and corporate training workshops, courses and network meetings.

·        Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development.

·        Leading edge technology.

·        A commitment to innovative and child-focused research on curriculum development and the future innovations and trends in early childhood development

·        Paid Parental Leave for all staff.

·        Coaching and mentoring from experienced colleagues.

The KU Difference:

·        We Reward – We offer sector leading pay and benefits including salary packaging and discounted private health insurance.

·        We Build Careers – We enable and encourage our people to grow and evolve with us

·        We Grow Our People – We provide opportunities to learn, grow and enhance your professional practice through KU’s high quality professional learning program

·        We Offer an Inclusive Culture – We’ve created a diverse and inclusive working culture with a shared vision and common values.

How do you apply?

If you would like to be considered for this position, please send your Cover Letter and CV to careers@ku.com.au

For inquiries or a copy of the position description, contact Katie Histon, HR Generalist on 9268 3919 or via careers@ku.com.au

To view other exciting opportunities, please visit our website www.ku.com.au/careers

To apply for this job email your details to careers@ku.com.au.