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Occupational Therapist - Crestmead

Date: 23-Aug-2019

Location: CRESTMEAD, BRISBANE, QLD, AU, 4132

Company: Goodstart Early Learning

Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life, as a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. We are entirely Australian owned employing over 15,000 people, and caring for over 71,000 children.

 

We have an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to support our Crestmead, Brown Plains and Richlands centres.

 

About the role:

  • Part time role, 4 days per week (Flexible on days and times).
  • This is an 18-month contract fixed-term contract – strong possibility of extending
  • Provide formal and informal consultation and coaching around evidence-informed practices
  • Implement an integrated, evidence-informed approach to deliver improved outcomes for children and families
  • Work alongside early years educators to strengthen their practice in providing sensory-rich early learning environments
  • Build linkages with local services and streamline referral pathways

 

About you:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • Strong understanding of child development (birth - 5 years)
  • Strong understanding of sensory processing theory and the ability to translate this practically through evidence based approaches to educators
  • Understanding of relevant early childhood frameworks and standards
  • Experience working with young children and families, particularly vulnerable children and families
  • Ability to document, analyse and report on relevant key performance indicators

 

We offer the following benefits:

  • Flexible work arrangements giving you choice about when and how work will be done in order to better manage your work and non-work needs
  • Ongoing support for training and professional development
  • Access to discounted childcare
  • Discounted health care and access to employee wellbeing program with BUPA
  • Opportunity to participate in active social club events
  • Exclusive discounts on travel, gym memberships, Apple and Dell products, and more….

 

Goodstart Early Learning are proud of our inclusive work environment that supports and encourages individual growth and strong teams. Goodstart Early learning acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of all lands on which we come together. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures as enduring, living cultures and pay our respects to Elders past and present.

 

For a copy of the PD, please contact Alysse Giudice - agiudice@goodstart.org.au (please do not e-mail your application to this e-mail address, please apply directly through our website)

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Posting Notes: CRESTMEAD, BRISBANE || QLD || Australia (AU) || Social Inclusions || SF:LI || No Early Childhood Qualification || Part-Time


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