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Occupational Therapist (Autism Therapeutic Services)


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  • Full-time, permanent
  • Based at Prospect or Playford and working across Metropolitan Adelaide
  • Provide specialist therapeutic support to children, young people and adults living with a disability
  • Attractive base salary + superannuation + salary packaging

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking an enthusiastic Speech Pathologist and Occupational Therapist who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, young people and adults living with a disability. Outreach AnglicareSA Therapeutic Services (OATS) provides specialist intervention, education and therapy services to children, young people and adults within education, community and work settings.

Calling upon your exceptional interpersonal skills you will work within a multi-disciplinary team consisting of other Allied Health Professionals, to develop and deliver individualised services focused on the needs of each customer and support across their activities of daily living.

What can you expect to be doing?

  • Deliver efficient and effective Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy to children/young people/adults living with a disability
  • Assess the needs of the children/young people/adults and develop plans accordingly
  • Provide written reports, including recommendations to colleagues, families and other professionals
  • Manage children/young people/adults allocated to the Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy caseload through particular focus on their customer files, program, goals, family’s support and interventions requirements
  • Work collaboratively with other agencies, health service providers and therapists to achieve goals facilitating a holistic service approach
  • Communicate directly with National Disability Insurance Agency and other relevant funding bodies

What do you need to bring?

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Speech Pathology or Occupational Therapy
  • Membership with Speech Pathology Australia or Registration with AHPRA
  • Senior First Aid (or willingness to obtain)
  • Responding to Abuse and Neglect (RAN) Clearance
  • Child Safe Environments Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • Knowledge of a range of developmental delays and disorders
  • Previous experience (desirable) providing assessment and therapy to children, young people and adults living with a disability

Who is AnglicareSA?

As SA’s largest social services provider, AnglicareSA makes a positive difference to the lives of more than 65,000 people each year. Our 1,800 staff and 580 volunteers support individuals, families and communities, responding to their immediate need and working with them to build capacity to restore and maintain dignity and control in their lives. Our services are broad, supporting people at every stage of life.

We believe in social justice, the equal worth of each citizen, equality of opportunity and the importance of strong communities. Together we change lives.

What we offer:

  • Access to our fantastic salary packaging options – increase your take home pay by decreasing the amount of tax you pay
  • Banking benefits, health care discounts, gym membership offers, paid parental leave, and much more
  • A diverse and supportive team culture who have a focus on improving lives by working collaboratively
  • Access to mentoring, supervision and generous professional development allowance per annum
  • Access to well-resourced and specialised clinic spaces
  • Flexible working from home work arrangements

How to Apply:

When submitting an application, please attach your resume and a cover letter addressing the demonstrable requirements/competencies.

View the job description via the vacancy's application page on the AnglicareSA website for the full role requirements.

For further information please contact Yvonne Dolman on 0437 640 042.

We are always looking for quality people to add to our growing team and will assess your applications as they come through.

AnglicareSA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage all suitably qualified candidates apply.

We are committed to the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Please contact our Aboriginal Services team on 8305 9237 to discuss joining AnglicareSA.


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Date posted
2 Jun 2021
Healthcare & Medical
Physiotherapy, OT & Rehab
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