Occupational Therapist CYATS – Central Australian Aboriginal Congress – Alice Springs

  • Full-time position based in Alice Springs, NT
  • Up to $7,000 for relocation assistance
  • 6 weeks annual leave
Why Central Australian Aboriginal Congress?
Congress is a comprehensive Aboriginal community-controlled health service, providing primary health care services to Aboriginal Australian persons in Alice Springs and various remote communities in Central Australia.
 
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced OT to join the Child and Youth Assessment and Therapeutic Services (CYATS) team!
 
What’s in it for you?
  • Base Salary: $97,987 – $109,746
  • Total Effective Package: $119,961 – $133,192 (p.a.)*
  • Sign on & retention bonuses 
  • Full-time, Maximum Term Contract
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous salary package
  • A motivating and rewarding work environment
  • Opportunity to advance your career and access to CPD Grants
  • Financial relocation assistance for eligible candidates (up to $7,000)
Sign-on and retention bonuses – 
$10k on commencement, $10k retention payment at 12 months service and an additional $10k for a further 12 months of service (A total of $30,000 for 24 months of service). Conditions apply. 
 
What’s the role?
The Child and Youth Assessment and Therapeutic Service (CYATS) aims to reduce the impact of complex neurodevelopmental conditions in Aboriginal children in Alice Springs and remote Central Australian communities through early assessment, treatment and management
  • Provide support to Aboriginal children aged 0-18 and their families to optimise their child’s development
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team providing seamless assessment, treatment, management, and support development and learning disorders including Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Is this the right role for you?
  • Full registration as an Occupational Therapist as recognised by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in providing clinical case management support to vulnerable families with complex issues, that is child focussed, family centred and trauma-informed.
  • Proven skills in the assessment and therapeutic intervention for a range of childhood disabilities including physical, cognitive and emotional development
  • Knowledge of child development, as well as neurodevelopmental disorders including FASD, ASD and Global Development Disorders
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to Aboriginal culture, and history and knowledge of factors influencing the health and lives of Aboriginal children and families in Central Australia
  • Current NT Driver’s License, or ability to obtain
NT PHN/RWA NT may be able to offer relocation support and clinical educational financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment and further clinical education.
 
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Ashleigh McDonald on 08 8982 1056 or recruitment@ntphn.org.au

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