Occupational Therapist- Paediatrics Grade 1 : Broadford

Position Description:

  • Grade 1 role-Paediatrics and NDIS
  • Full or Part-time with accrued day off
  • Benefits include Flexible work arrangements, Salary Packaging,
  • Online learning management system
  • Clinical education provided and Career development
  • Easy commute and train services from Melbourne
  • * This position may be eligible for Relocation/Retention grant of up to $14,000

Nexus community health have an opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist who is passionate about working with children to join their dynamic friendly team. The position is based at Wallan and newly re-furbished Broadford clinics with some work also being undertaken at Seymour , Kinglake and outreach services undertaken in client’s homes, kindergartens, school and similar community settings.

The occupational therapist role will fulfil a diverse and flexible role in the provision of occupational therapy services to paediatric clients and their families through variety of funding sources, including Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS), Helping Children with Autism, Better Start, NDIS, Community Health (CH) funding and other privately funded sources. An interest in working with children with disabilities and developmental delay is essential.

You will provide timely comprehensive OT assessment, plan assessment and intervention goals which are based on the most current evidence-based research. Working with children under the age of 18 years and their families/carers to create, implement and review a holistic care plan independently as well as develop strategies for children to optimise their functional capacity whilst being creative, fun and flexible.

This role is a member of the children’s allied health team which includes a variety of allied health disciplines who work together to provide coordinated multidisciplinary care.

There are also Health education/Promotion responsibilities and you may play a role in the planning, implementation and evaluation processes of program development and projects.

This is great opportunity to work within an innovative organisation that values staff , evidence-based best practice standards, environmental sustainability and participates in a variety of activities to support their local communities.

Key Selection Criteria: (Please address this in your cover letter)

  • Bachelor Masters of Occupational Therapy
  • Member of AHPRA.
  • Eligible to provide service under a variety of funding sources and to obtain practitioner provider numbers as required.
  • Understanding of typical and atypical childhood development.
  • Excellent and timely report writing skills.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Able to coordinate services and report back to management.
  • Able to work autonomously and within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Able to work in a client centred, strengths based approach to empower clients and their families.
  • Current Driver’s Licence.

Practice Details:

With a 40 year history, Nexus Primary Health (Nexus) pride themselves on being the “go to” organisation for primary health information and person-centred services , with offices located in Broadford, Wallan, Seymour and Kinglake and across the Mitchell, Murrindindi, Greater Shepparton and Strathbogie Shires. Some services are provided on an outposted or outreach arrangement. Nexus is committed to excellence in the delivery of holistic, accessible, community-based health services that meet quality and safety standards. They strive to develop innovative programs and services and actively encourage community members to be responsible for their own well-being. Nexus is a health-promoting workplace that actively celebrates and promotes diversity of backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees. They encourage job applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTI community and people from culturally diverse backgrounds

About Broadford: Located between Melbourne and Seymour, Broadford is a vibrant town with strong links to the years gone by. Located close to many natural attractions, including Mt. Disappointment State Forrest, Mt. Piper, Mt. Sugarloaf and the Tallarook Ranges. If you’re into sightseeing or bushwalking, we recommend exploring the glorious Mt. Piper. The views from the top of this natural beauty will not disappoint and you might get the opportunity to see the rare Ant Blue Butterfly.  In the centre of town, you will find a vibrant township with cafés, bakeries, parks and country pubs.

To apply: Send your resume and cover letter answering the Key Selection Criteria to or call Angela Phillips on 03 93497837 for a confidential chat


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Occupational Therapist- Paediatrics Grade 1
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