Overview

Aspire Support Services Ltd

Aspire works alongside people with disabilities and their families to achieve their goals and aspirations. We believe that everyone should be able to achieve their goals and live the life they choose. Our focus is to work together with all to build a community where all people are empowered and supported. We provide a variety of services in and around Albury/Wodonga. Our early intervention services are provided at our purpose-built facility which includes group rooms, therapy rooms (with observational windows and sound system), and sufficient office space. We also have an extensive range of assessments, therapy equipment and resources available. 

Our transdisciplinary team is renowned for its quality early intervention services that aim to positively impact the lives of children with disabilities and their families. The team is dedicated to providing the perfect foundation for a child’s success. We make every moment count as we create opportunities for growth and exploration. We tailor support and empower children and their families to embark on the most incredible journey towards a thriving life full of possibilities. 

Our early intervention team uses a transdisciplinary key worker model of service delivery. Our team understands that child development can be very complex and the importance of therapists and professionals working together to achieve best outcomes. Our aim in on working with the child and their family and developing functional skills and abilities. 

Our values are – Integrity, Connection, Excellent, Inclusive and Understanding

We offer great work life balance, a supportive team, professional growth and development opportunities and more. 

 

In this role, the successful candidate will utilise their knowledge of pediatric occupational therapy intervention, child development and family centred practice to:

  • Conduct assessment and intervention within a range of settings including, home, school, preschool, early learning settings and the clinic. Assessment and intervention will largely focus on the child’s early play skills, social skills, daily living skills (e.g. dressing, toileting and feeding) and fine motor skill development. 
  • Providing individualised transdisciplinary early intervention to manage issues that may impact learning, behavior, motor, sensory, processing and the achieving of developmental milestones (e.g. enhancing a child’s independence, self-care, play and social skills). 
  • Work in partnership with families, mainstream services and other stakeholders to promote the child’s development and participation in their home and community life. 
  • Select, implement and monitor assistive technology and mobility equipment prescription. 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor qualification in Occupational Therapy and current registration or membership with relevant professional body. 

Essential Criteria:

  • You must hold a current drivers license and be willing to obtain an NDIS Worker Screening Check, NSW Working with Children’s Check and VIC Working with Children’s Check.
  • An interest for or experience in working to support children with a disability and their families as well as an understanding of complex needs. 
  • Experience and/or knowledge of relevant formal and standardised assessments.
  • Experience and/or understanding of setting goals and implementing evidence based therapy across a diverse range of disorders.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong rapport and relationships with clients, carers, staff and external stakeholders. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of the team. 
  • Effective written and communication skills, time management and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills.
  • High level of enthusiasm and positive attitude. 

Desirable Criteria:

Experience in:

  • Supporting infants and young children with delays/disabilities and their families.
  • Adapting home, play and learning environments as well as prescribing and implementing adaptive equipment. 

The successful candidate will reap the benefits of:

  • Flexible working arrangements (full-time or part-time positions available).
  • Competitive/negotiable annual remuneration package, based on skills and experience. 
  • Salary packaging offered (pay less tax and have more money in your pocket!).
  • Access to company vehicle, mobile phone, tablet and laptop.
  • Ongoing career development and progression opportunities.

Application Process:

  • Please address the essential criteria in your application.
  • Please include in your cover letter any relevant additional skills and experience.

If you are interested in this AMAZING career opportunity, or would like a copy of the position description, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly Recruitment Officer via [email protected] or 0419 663 365 for more information. 

We look forward to receiving your application!