2022 New Graduate Occupational Therapists
Illawarra > Wollongong
About your new team
Real Therapy Solutions is a supportive multidisciplinary team of Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Speech Pathologists providing a holistic therapy service across multiple clinics within Sydney and the Illawarra including a Telehealth clinic.
Over the last 21 years our dedicated team have continued to demonstrate a long-term commitment to our clients and in particular the communities in which we operate through the provision of quality, holistic Therapy Services; with many years’ experience in supporting people living with autism and or a disability and focusing on an ‘evidence based approach’.
A well-established organisation that is currently delivering therapy services to over 1000 clients with rapid expansion through the delivery of general therapy services and by continuing to grow our training and support programs. Our latest and unrivalled Behaviour Support Competency Program, commenced this year which focuses on building the skills of our entry level Behaviour Support Practitioners.
As we are experiencing rapid growth and expansion, we are growing our team of therapists. With four large multidisciplinary clinics plus a Head Office location and a team of over 60 staff, we offer a flexible and fun work environment that gives you the tools and support you need to be your best and grow.
About your Opportunities
Due to rapid growth, Real Therapy Solutions now has multiple opportunities for new graduate Occupational Therapists to join their clinical team in Port Kembla (Wollongong). These positions will ideally be offered on a full-time basis, however part-time arrangements will be considered.
Reporting to the Clinic Manager and supported by the Occupational Therapy Manager, this role will see you working a reduced caseload encompassing clients of all ages and needs. You will be responsible for providing initial assessments as well as monitoring function and progress across several areas including, but not limited to:
- Fine and gross motor skills;
- Sensory processing and sensitivities;
- Daily living skills; and
- Coping strategies.
You will have access to a purpose-built sensory gym for your sessions as well as time scheduled for administrative duties between face-to-face appointments. Graduates of 2022 are encouraged to apply!
To be considered for this role, you must be a graduating in 2022 as an Occupational Therapist.
As you will be working closely with a number of clients, families and other stakeholders, it is imperative that you possess strong communication skills. You should be a team player who is able to collaborate with the wider Real Therapy Solutions team and maintain positive relationships with people throughout the business.
Importantly, you will be able to display empathy whilst remaining professional at all times. Successful candidates will be able to establish rapport and build strong relationships with clients, colleagues and client community networks.
Please note: To be considered for this position, you must have the legal right to live and work Australia, possess a current, unrestricted Australian driver's license and have access to your own vehicle.
About your Benefits
This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation that is committed to supporting its employees and that genuinely values employee contributions.
In reward for your hard work and dedication, successful candidates will be rewarded with an attractive salary circa $70,000 - $80,000 dependent on your level of experience! You will also gain immediate access to employee benefits, salary sacrificing options as well as an internal bonus system and paid parental leave after your first 12 months!
Real Therapy Solutions are dedicated to supporting their employees, encouraging constant employee input and addressing staff needs. New graduate Occupational Therapists will be supervised by the Occupational Therapist Team Leader, attend fortnightly team meetings and goal setting sessions, as well as a quarterly training day. Real Therapy Solutions also encourage staff to develop areas of interest within Occupational Therapy and will provide supervision, professional development and caseloads to support you in doing so.
Workplace culture is of utmost importance and Real Therapy Solutions continues to work hard at creating and maintaining a positive working environment. We demonstrate our commitment to greater work/life balance by providing rostered days off and flexible work arrangements, offering employees the option to work from home.
If you're graduating in 2022 as an Occupational Therapist looking for a truly supportive, long-term employer, don't wait - Apply now!