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Inspire Ability, based in Warners Bay and Rathmines, is looking for a creative, experienced and passionate paediatric occupational therapist to join our team. At Inspire Ability we approach therapy with a creative mindset. We currently offer occupational therapy and speech therapy to many clients using traditional approaches as well as innovative approaches using music, singing, drama, dance, art and martial arts.

At Inspire Ability we believe that having fun, expressing our creativity and using our whole body for learning is the foundation for wonderful results. We want to welcome an occupational therapist who would enjoy using drama, song, sensory tools, music, art or other creative skills to work with children in an “out of the box” approach toward achieving their occupational therapy goals. There are many ways to express creativity and we would love you to bring your own unique skills and ideas to this role.

This position is open to those seeking both full time and part time work. It would involve working closely with children and their families on a weekly or fortnightly basis on fine and gross motor skills, emotional regulation, social development, self-care skills and many more foundational childhood skills, in collaboration with the child and their family.

At Inspire Ability, we LOVE our staff and we want this to be the best job you’ve ever had! We value our staff, their ideas, desires, learning goals and work-life balance. Our team is positive, supportive and full of kindness and respect for each other. We want to continue to grow this by extending this love and support to someone who is looking for a long term, creative, supportive, interesting position.

Perks of the position:

  • A supportive and energetic multidisciplinary therapy and admin support team
  • Brilliant clients!! They are amazing!!
  • Starting salary well above award rates with scheduled pay reviews
  • Option to have the school holidays off if desired
  • Weekly supervision with senior therapist and daily case load support from the OT team
  • Generous annual personal CPD budget of $250/day worked
  • Gradual build up of caseload with time for learning and shadowing other therapists.
  • Allocated administration time and a wonderful admin team to support you
  • An amazing clinic filled with fantastic resources and a generous budget for desired therapeutic resources

The right candidate would be:

  • Passionate about a creative approach to therapy
  • Experienced in a creative skill that you are willing and able to incorporate into therapy in innovating ways.
  • Very good at time management with effective written communication skills
  • Able to develop excellent rapport with children and adults
  • Team focused, enjoy being in a collaborative multidisciplinary team

The right candidate would have:

  • Appropriate qualifications in Occupational Therapy
  • Current drivers’ licence with access to a reliable vehicle
  • Current membership with AHPRA
  • Current working with children check