CAREERS

 

Due to increased demand for our services we are regularly looking for Occupational Therapists.​ Please contact us if you would like to express your interest to join our exciting and dynamic team!

Three Current Positions:

-Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist- Team Leader

-Paediatric Occupational Therapist

-Occupational Therapist (adult caseload)

hb rehab, based in Newcastle (Wallsend), is looking for ambitious and passionate Occupational Therapists to join our growing team in 2021. We are a well established private Occupational Therapy practice and have been operating in the Newcastle and Hunter region for over 20 years. (Please note: We do not provide return to work services.)

 

The perks:

  • A supportive team of experienced clinicians willing to share knowledge and skills

  • A competitive salary based on skills and experience

  • Access to ongoing professional development

  • Administration support 

  • Weekly team meetings and in services

  • Flexibility to work from home

  • Ability to accrue and take time in lieu to promote optimal work life balance

Senior Paediatric Occupational Therapist- Team Leader:

 

The kids and adolescents we work with:

The most amazing part about being an OT is the people we work with! Our clients are aged 0-18 years old who have neurological conditions, physical disabilities including cerebral palsy and spina bifida, autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing differences, ADHD, dyspraxia, developmental and motor delays, learning and intellectual disabilities or behavioural and emotional regulation difficulties. It is a privilege to assist the kids and their families to develop their strengths, independence and to achieve their goals.

This is an exciting leadership opportunity to take the next step in your clinical career by managing a team of paediatric Occupational Therapists. You will also have a clinical caseload, working with clients and their families in the clinic, community and school environment. 

Whilst this position is for a team leader, we are also looking for more OT's to join our paediatric and adult teams. Send us a message for further information!

 

The role:

  • Permanent full or part time position 

  • Clinical supervision of paediatric OT team 

  • Maintain a collaborative and positive team culture

  • Allocate referrals, manage leave requests and complete team performance reviews

 

In addition to the team leader role, your role as a clinician will involve:

  • Assessment and intervention completed in the clinic or within the community (home, pre-school, schools)

  • Completion of standardised developmental, fine motor/gross motor and sensory assessments as well as goal setting

  • Provision of interventions including fine and gross motor skill development, handwriting, ADL training, play skills, sensory and emotional regulation

  • Assistive technology prescription

 

Essential Criteria:

  • A degree in Occupational Therapy and AHPRA registration

  • OT Australia Membership

  • Previous experience working as a Paediatric Occupational Therapist

  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills, time management and organisational skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team and apply professional knowledge and judgement when performing tasks

  • Ability to carry out assessment and intervention of children in areas of self-care, sensory processing, fine and gross motor skills

  • Experience recommending and prescribing Assistive Technology

  • Working with Children Check and Police Check

  • Current driver’s licence and own car with comprehensive insurance

 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working in the National Disability Insurance Scheme system

Paediatric Occupational Therapist:

 

The kids and adolescents we work with:

The most amazing part about being an OT is the people we work with! Our clients are aged 0-18 years old who have neurological conditions, physical disabilities including cerebral palsy and spina bifida, autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing differences, ADHD, dyspraxia, developmental and motor delays, learning and intellectual disabilities or behavioural and emotional regulation difficulties. It is a privilege to assist the kids and their families to develop their strengths, independence and to achieve their goals.

 

The role:

  • Permanent full or part time positions available

  • Provision of a multidisciplinary approach to achieving client centred goals

  • Assessment and intervention completed in the clinic or within the community (home, pre-school, schools)

  • Completion of standardised developmental, fine motor/gross motor and sensory assessments as well as goal setting

  • Provision of interventions including fine and gross motor skill development, handwriting, ADL training, play skills, sensory and emotional regulation

  • Assistive technology prescription

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Enjoy working with kids and like to have fun

  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills, time management and organisational skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team and apply professional knowledge and judgement when performing tasks

  • Ability to carry out assessment and intervention of children in areas of self-care, sensory processing, fine and gross motor skills

  • A degree in Occupational Therapy and AHPRA registration

  • Member of OT Australia

  • Working with Children Check and Police Check

  • Current driver’s licence and own car with comprehensive insurance

 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working in the National Disability Insurance Scheme system

Occupational Therapist (adult caseload):

The people we work with:

The most amazing part about being an OT is the people we work with! Our clients present with a wide range of disabilities including neurological conditions, spinal cord injuries, intellectual impairments, physical impairments, mental health diagnoses, sensory differences, amputations and more. It is a privilege to assist them to develop their strengths, independence and to achieve their goals.

 

The role:

  • Permanent part time or full time positions available

  • Assessment and intervention completed in the clinic or within the community

  • Complex AT prescription

  • Prescription of environmental modifications

  • Completion of ADL and SIL assessments

  • Provision of functional training to carers to promote the clients' independence

  • Development and implementation of ADL upgrading programs

  • Assistance to transition people into new accommodation models

 

Essential Criteria:

  • AHPRA registration and member of OT Australia

  • Working with Children Check and Police Check

  • Current driver’s licence and own car with comprehensive insurance

  • Experience with equipment prescription and environmental modifications

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently within a team and apply professional knowledge and judgement when performing tasks

  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills, time management and organisational skills

  • Excellent ability to provide clinical reasoning and report writing skills

  • Self-motivated and passionate to further develop and implement a quality service

 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience working within the National Disability Insurance Scheme system

To apply for a position with hb rehab please respond to the criteria listed above and email your application and resume to alison@hbrehab.com.au