Occupational Therapist (Paediatrics) & Speech Pathologist

Location: North Lakes Clinic and surrounding schools

Are you an Occupational or Speech Pathologist looking to advance your career in paediatrics?

Incredible opportunity for practitioners to join this established practice!

 Two attractive  positions are available.
Future Equity and Partnership opportunities available for the right candidates after first 12 months

About ABLE Therapy

ABLE Therapy comprises of ABLE OT, ABLE Speech and  ABLE Home Therapy offering clinic based children’s services in North Lakes and generalist mobile services covering Beenleigh area South to Bribie Island, Caboolture and Wamuran North.

ABLE Home Therapy home visiting service provides support to Veterans (DVA) including Home Assist, disability services, MASS, CAEATI applications, and occupational therapy reports for care agencies for pre NDIS planning needs and manual handling needs of clients and carers. In addition, ABLE Home Therapy service that provides equipment prescription, treatment for continence, bed wetting with children and lymphoedema.

ABLE Kids is partnered with many local schools and local childcare centres, providing services such as prep screening and teacher training.

Interested in learning more? About the Opportunities

ABLE Therapy is always on the look out for the best! Contact us to see what opportunities are available. If you are an experienced Occupational Therapists or a Speech Pathologist we would especially like to hear from you as we value the knowledge you have and the wisdom you can pass onto our mentored therapists.

POSITION with ABLE OT: As an Occupational Therapy Paediatric Therapist working for ABLE OT, you would be responsible for assessing and providing therapy for a variety of developmental needs. We treat children under 15, many of whom struggle with sensory processing challenges; these families find ABLE Therapy to be a “lifeline”. Working with families, children, and their school, these challenging roles are rewarding and make a significant change for the future potential of your clients.

POSITION  with ABLE Speech: As a Paediatric Speech Pathologist you will have the opportunity to learn from a respected mentor in the clinical setting at our North Lakes clinic that offers both OT and SLP to children under 15 years with developmental, motor coordination difficulties, challenging behaviors, feeding difficulties and difficulties with ADL’s.

The key responsibilities for these roles will include:

  • Assessing client developmental needs in order to set relevant, appropriate, and specific therapy goals for client treatment;
  • Providing therapy using a variety of service delivery options including individual appointments, transdisciplinary sessions, parent training, and input into early learning groups;
  • Conducting family-centred practice that empowers families to become their child’s best early intervention workers and help them achieve their own goals;
  • Maintaining documentation and correspondence including reports, progress notes, and referral letters;
  • and Reporting as required.

POSITION with ABLE Home Therapy: Generalist Occupational Therapy: This is primarily a mobile service providing OT to our disabled clients, seniors and veterans in home to assist them to remain independent in the community. Home Assist minor mods assessments, MASS, CAEATI and DVA RAP applications, along with welfare monitoring, are some of the duties of this position. Full Mentoring is available for therapists is requested or required. You must have a drivers license due to the mobile nature of this role. THIS ROLE COULD BE COMBINED WITH THE PAEDIATRIC ROLE.

About You

Importantly, you’ll have a sense of fun, with a passion for the services you provide and a commitment to ensuring each patient receives the support and care they need to meet their therapy goals.

About the Benefits

If you’re looking to join an established private practice and build a loyal client base of your own – look no further! You’ll enjoy working in this respected, multidisciplinary team of professionals, benefiting from full administrative support to ensure you can focus on what you do best!

ABLE is committed to encouraging a work/life balance and as such, casual or contract or flexible  options are available for the successful candidates to ensure you can fit your work around your lifestyle. If you’re an experienced practitioner transitioning over from your own practice with an existing client base, ABLE are also happy to ensure this client base is integrated successfully within your practice with them and terms regarding this scenario are open to discussion.

If you enjoy variety and working with others therapists or if you are a sole trader who is sick and tired of all the admin that comes with solo work, think about giving us a call to see how we may be able to help you achieve a healthy work life balance and career satisfaction.