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Seeking Occupational Therapists

We are seeking a registered Allied Health Occupational Therapist who has a passion for Paediatrics and is eager to work within a highly professional multi-disciplinary team.

About the role

Occupational Therapist (new graduates encouraged to apply)

The current opportunity is for a registered Occupational Therapist who has the ability and interpersonal skills to build positive relationships with Educational Case Management’s (ECM) team of clinicians and referrers.

ECM is a friendly, comfortable, confidential, culturally safe clinical practice working with excellent facilities for staff and clients. A great location, in walking distance to Beaumont Street, Hamilton and Hamilton train station.

ECM’s current Occupational Therapy team includes that of four Occupational Therapists and four Allied Health Assistants, and we are looking to expand!

The role will be full time (five days) and is envisioned to include three days in clinic (currently located in Hamilton, however, may be future positions available within Maitland/Hunter) and two days within a preschool, providing early intervention.

Successful applicant will have the below behavioural capabilities: 

  • Professional skills in assessment and reporting

  • High level of organisation and attention to detail

  • Willingness to work collaboratively as part of a professional team

  • Professional appearance and attitude

  • Self-motivated and show self-direction to complete required workload within a timely manner

  • Ability to liaise professionally with third parties

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an exceptional ability to build and maintain relationships with clients, their families, and referrers

  • Capacity to work independently as an employee with competitive salary on offer

  • An exceptional opportunity in creating your own professional profile

  • Very diligent and highly responsive and always communicating effectively


Why choose ECM - benefits and incentives:

  • Training and development both individually and as a team

  • Peer supervision

  • Excellent professional development allowance (renewed yearly)

  • Frequent team bonding activities

  • Usage of the most current and evidence-based assessments tools and resources

  • Opportunities to co-ordinate with colleagues to run group programs

  • Individual office and computer

  • Competitive salary


Eligibility criteria:

  • Be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • Current Working with Children Check

  • Current National Police Check clearance

  • Current Australian Drivers Licence


About ECM:

ECM is a private practice based in Hamilton, Newcastle. We are seeking registered Allied Health Professionals: Occupational Therapist who has a passion towards Paediatrics and eager to work within a highly professional multi-disciplinary team.

ECM is looking for new team members to provide evidence-based therapies with a multi-disciplinary approach towards outcomes.

ECM has three clinical practices on Hudson Street Hamilton, Unit 1 46, Hudson Street accommodates for Occupational Therapist, Unit 4 46, Hudson Street accommodates for Speech Pathologist and Unit 3 56, accommodates for Psychologist and Counsellors.

ECM offers Psychological, Occupational, and Speech evidenced based interventions within the parameters of a primary care service. ECM multi-disciplinary team work closely with their clients and families in developing the most appropriate referral pathway in meeting their goals.

ECM multi-disciplinary team has developed a reputation with our referrers who are confident that we will endeavour to prioritize our clients’ needs and supports, effectively and efficiently, meeting goals within a timely fashion.

ECM receive referrals from a variety of sources, including general private practice, specialists, NGOs, and NDIS, for people with a variety of needs. Whilst most of our client base is Paediatric and adolescence, ECM caters for the whole life span.

In addition to one-on-one therapies, ECM also offer a range of dynamic and effective group programs.  We are currently expanding to include programs within preschools in and around Maitland and Hunter region.

ECM are working towards 'paperless' practices for all client records, utilizing Power diary management software, backed by Microsoft ECM SharePoint intranet and onsite cloud-based storage houses for all clinician's pro-forma letters and reports. Power diary is an excellent practice management software system to ensure the ECM TEAM of clinicians can work anywhere - with security. ECM is managed by Power diary and Xero Accountancy recording all electronic and online billing and payment.

For more information see our website 

How to apply - please forward your resume & cover letter to:

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