Early Childhood Intervention Therapist - Albury

Everyday Independence

Everyday independence is extending it's Early Year Services! Flexible start dates & working hours plus competitive salary & generous vehicle options.

  • Work close to home with work life balance
  • Competitive Salary
  • People centred therapy approach - Love what you do
Your New Company:
Everyday Independence supports people with a disability to live to their full potential and enjoy an everyday life. 
We offer Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Positive Behaviour Supports and Early Childhood Supports to build on what is working in a person’s life and create changes to areas that are not.
With over 20 teams located across Queensland, Victoria & New South Wales we are committed to building a workforce of therapists that can deliver high impact outcomes to people that make a real difference to their everyday lives and to the Australian community.

Why not find out more about ECI and attend our Webinar on all things Early Childhood Intervention!
Wednesday 25th November, 2020 at 6:30pm . See our website for more details and to register.
  
Your new role:
Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Therapist (suitable for Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech Pathologists)
Employment Term: Full or Part Time Ongoing roles available
Salary:  $70,000-$120,000 plus Super, plus generous vehicle options 

Location: Albury
  
Everyday Independence delivers early childhood supports using the most up to date evidence and contemporary practice.   This means, that we use a Key Worker Model of support where the therapist supports capacity building with the child and family through building skills and knowledge.  A key component of this is collaborating with the family and understanding that the family know their child best and will have the greatest overall impact on the child’s life.
  
At Everyday Independence, all our ECI therapists complete our Key Worker and ECI training programme as part of their employment.  All ECI therapists are provided with and required to complete ongoing professional develop which is delivered by our ECI leader and the clinical excellence team.
  
As a therapist working within the Key Worker Model of Early Childhood Intervention, you will work within your scope of practice to:
  • Develop, plan and conduct therapy sessions with  participants within a  social model – both face to face and online, while engaging with children and families in the environments that are important to them
  • Regularly evaluate progress and outcomes with families using relevant measures, while celebrating the big and  small achievements
  • Identify the facilitators and barriers within a person's environment (attitudinal, social and physical) to develop meaningful and impactful goals.
  • Prepare full, accurate and timely reports that will assist in future planning and recommendation strategies
  • Access regular scheduled coaching sessions both team and one to one
  • Attend weekly team meetings – Get to know the team and have your input
What is in in for you?
  • Ongoing professional development and learning led by our ECI Leader and Clinical excellence team
  • Flexible working hours to ensure work life balance
  • Permanent opportunity
  • Generous vehicle options including kilometre reimbursement or fortnightly allowance or lease a vehicle for full private and professional use
  • Competitive salary based on experience ranging from $70,000-$120,000 plus Super
  • 8 week comprehensive induction program
  • Shadowing all disciplines
  • Learn our working model and person-centred approach
  • Working with a range of participants ranging across the life span
  • Technology provided to help you succeed in your role - Laptop and phone provided
  • Work for a company that cares - We are proud winners of the Team Culture Award at the Australian Allied Health Awards for 2019.
  • Internal career opportunities - Access to Industry leading coaching, mentoring and career development pathways.
  • Over 20 locations to choose from
  • Make a difference in peoples lives
  • Work satisfaction – Love what you do and why you do it
  
What do you need to be successful?
  • APHRA / SPA or relevant registration
  • A strong understanding of child development in the early years
  • Can identify and utilise a range of appropriate screening and assessment tools
  • High level of observation skills and strong problem solving skills
  • Highly collaborative with families and other allied health, early learning and family services professionals
  • Strong understanding of the rights of a child and family along with child safe practices
  • The ability to identify where a child may be risk of abuse or neglect and report appropriately
  • Have great facilitation skills and be able to supervise a student/allied health assistant
  • Valid drivers licence
  • 2 Clinical References
  • WWCC
  • Australian Criminal Police check
  • Working rights in Australia
  • Minimum of one year clinical experience. Whilst this role is not suitable for new graduates, we certainly encourage new graduates to apply to Everyday Independence.  After completion of one year of clinical practice we can then support your transition to ECI training and an ECI role.
  
What to do now:
Don’t wait apply now!
We invite you to find out more about Everyday Independence on our website
https://www.everydayind.com.au/join-our-team/current-opportunities/ or you can speak directly to our People and Culture Team on 1300 179 131 or email us at careers@everydayind.com.au
  
Everyday Independence embraces and values inclusion. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. If you have any support or access needs, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We are committed to providing flexible ways of working for every role. Talk to us about how this job could be flexible for you.  
    
Everyday Independence is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and adults with disabilities. We require all candidates to undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement including but not limited to; national criminal history check; international police check ( where candidates have worked overseas ) and holding or obtaining a Working with Children clearance / equivalent in accordance with State laws.

Please note: As a requirement from the Department of Human Services we ask for consent to raise a check on prospective employees to ensure they are not on the Disability Worker Exclusion List before offering employment.