Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist
Position Type
Occupational Therapist Full Time

 

Responsibilities:

  • Adapt school and classroom environment, tools and materials for the purpose of improving student functioning and facilitating student access to curricular and instructional activities
  • Assess students' fine motor and development skills for purpose of determining their needs and develop recommendations
  • Implement therapeutic activities for providing appropriate care to students and/or support the student's IEP plan for use in classrooms
  • Participate in collaborative consultation model to provide requested information, review/revise students' occupational therapy goals, develop plans for services and make recommendations to implement goals
  • Maintain files/records, intervention equipment and supplies
  • Provide training, consultation, and instruction to teachers on the use of adaptive devices and equipment for the purpose of ensuring such devices are used appropriately and achieves optimal benefits
  • Research for resources and methods (e.g. intervention and treatment techniques) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students' functional goals

 

Requirements:

  • Possess a Degree / Post-graduate Qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • Fully registered or qualifies to be registered with the Allied Health Professional Council (AHPC)
  • Relevant working experience as an Occupational Therapist with children in a school or hospital setting is preferred
  • Evident proficiency in English Language
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Desire to learn about Autism and expand knowledge base
  • Passion to work with children and adolescents with autism and their families to maximize their learning and potential

 

Apply for this Position:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.

If you are keen to be part of an organisation where lives are transformed, email our recruitment Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We apologise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

Last modified on Tuesday, 02 May 2017 10:00