Senior Occupational Therapist / OT Clinical Manager




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Thu, 15th April 2021

Are you looking to take the next step into a managerial role but still practice as an OT? Now is your perfect opportunity!Apply today to find out more

Our client is an established multi-disciplinary practice offering therapy services for children located in North West Sydney. They currently have an open position for a Clinic Manager/OT to join their fun dynamic team.
They focus on offering a play-based and relationship-based approach to children and their families, incorporating the DIR/Floortime model and Sensory Processing theory.

About the role:
To provide support to the Managing Directors in achieving the objectives of the business through

  • Overseeing and supervising activities and therapeutic staff
  • Developing and maintaining policies, procedures and practices in conjunction with the MD’s to grow a ‘best practice’ service in assisting children to reach their full potential
  • Application of knowledge, skills and expertise for the development of effective programs to meet required outcomes Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Collaborating with the Practice Manager on matters impacting service delivery, timelines and quality
  • Client assignment to therapeutic staff
  • Resolution of practice/client issues in conjunction with the Practice Manager
  • Monitor and maintain school contracts
  • Grow and maintain relationships with existing and new clients
  • Undertake therapy services within a Client Case Management framework
  • Supervising and directing the work of therapeutic staff including caseloads
  • Ensuring therapeutic staff adhere to guidelines and standards
  • Treatment plans are developed, reviewed, and maintained by therapeutic staff
  • Review, develop and/or modify work plans, methods and procedures including caseloads
  • Manage transition of service termination between therapist and client
  • Identify need for improvements and equipment requirements and convey through appropriate channels

Requirements for the role:

  • 3/4-year Undergraduate degree in Occupational Therapy or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a health care setting
  • Professional registrations with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Professional membership with Occupational Therapy Australia
  • Eligibility to provide services under Medicare, private health insurers and government funding sources
  • Working with Children Check
  • Current First Aid Certificate Skills
  • Understanding of theories and models appropriate to practice of occupational therapy in paediatrics including the DIR/ Floor time model and Sensory Processing Theory Attributes Work both autonomously and within a team
  • Develop trust and be willing to build relationships and coach and assist others
  • Have a considered approach to problem-solving
  • A behavioural style that is empathetic, amiable, and accommodating
  • Commitment to lifelong learning and continuing professional development
  • Passion for working with children and families

How to apply:
If you feel this is the position for you or want to find out more, then please click on the ‘APPLY’ button today or contact Emilie O Donaghue on 0432 543 571 or email [email protected]

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