Occupational Therapist Child NDIS – Congress – Alice Springs

  • Full-time position based in Alice Springs, NT
  • Up to $7,000 for relocation assistance
  • 6 weeks annual leave

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist NDIS to provide support to Aboriginal children aged 0-18 and their families to optimise their child’s development

Why Central Australian Aboriginal Congress?
Congress is a comprehensive Aboriginal community-controlled health service, providing primary health care services to Aboriginal Australian persons in Alice Springs and various remote communities in Central Australia.

What’s in it for you?

  • Base Salary: $97,987 – $109,746
  • Total Effective Package: $119,961 – $133,192 (p.a.)
  • Full-time, 1 year Maximum Term Contract in Alice Springs
  • A motivating and rewarding work environment
  • Opportunity to advance your career and access to CPD Grants
  • Financial relocation assistance for eligible candidates (up to $7,000)
Sign-on and retention bonuses – 
$10k on commencement, $10k retention payment at 12 months service and an additional $10k for a further 12 months of service (A total of $30,000 for 24 months of service). Conditions apply. 
 

What’s the role?
This role is specific to the provision of assessment and therapeutic supports to NDIS participants and is currently co-located with the Congress Child Youth Assessment and Team Service (CYATS).
Duties include:

  • Conduct developmental assessments and interventions and produce reports
  • Provide intensive support, including interventions to children family and carers
  • Work in collaboration with CYATS team, GPs, other Congress services and external partners to achieve the best possible outcome for children

Is this the right role for you?

  • Full registration as an Occupational Therapist as recognised by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority
  • Proven skills in the assessment and therapeutic intervention for a range of childhood disabilities including physical, cognitive and emotional development
  • Knowledge of child development, as well as neurodevelopmental disorders including FASD, ASD and Global Development Disorders
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture, and history and knowledge of factors influencing the health and lives of Aboriginal children and families in Central Australia

NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.
 
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056 or recruitment@ntphn.org.au

Job Information

Job Reference: AD-1090
Salary: Base Salary: $97,987 - $109,746
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Medical and Nursing
Job Locations: Central Australia
Job Types: Allied Health
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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Key Responsibilities, but not limited to:

To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Base Salary: $97,987 - $109,746
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