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KU Children's Services

Occupational Therapist | KU Starting Points Macarthur

South West Sydney, New South Wales
Full Time

    • Permanent Full Time
    • Monthly Rostered Day Off (RDO)
    • Opportunities for career enhancement, progression and development

    The Centre

    As an approved NDIS service provider, KU Starting Points Macarthur provides early intervention and support to families who have young children (0–8 years) with disabilities or developmental delays in the Macarthur area to achieve positive goals and outcomes for children.

    We help children communicate, learn, move and play; support meaningful participation in children’s school, early childhood centre and community settings; and assist during transition times in children's and their family’s life, such as into educational and community settings.

    The Role

    We are seeking an experienced Paediatric Occupational Therapist to join our team based in Airds, in providing support and expertise for families of children from birth with developmental disability or delay.

    This position on offer, is permanent full-time.

    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
    • Demonstrated professional level of written and verbal communication skills
    • Knowledge of child protection legislation and its implications for the care and protection of children
    • 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.

    Why join us?

     

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

    Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your application and cover letter addressing how you are suitable for this position.

    For more information and/or a confidential discussion, contact Katie on 9268 3934.

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