Senior Occupational Therapists

Autism Resource Centre (S) / Pathlight School| Date Posted: 10-Jul-2019
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Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

This position involves working with primary and secondary students with autism who have a range of difficulties, such as penmanship, co-ordination, sensory sensitivity and integration. Your job role will include -


Assessment & Report Writing

  • Participate in team assessment for school admissions
  • Conduct Occupational Therapy (OT) related assessments and write reports for intervention planning
  • Conduct OT related assessments and write reports for Access Arrangements for National Exams


  • Plan and deliver programmes for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in the area of motor and co-ordination skills (eg. Handwriting, aspects of PE, Vocational Skills)
  • Redesign task to increase productive through accommodation and skill development
  • Make necessary referrals to external and alternative services where necessary
  • Participate in collaborative consultation model with key stakeholders

Programme Development

  • Participate in curriculum / programme development projects
  • Develop programme wide or school wide intervention programmes on areas related to sensory issues, and functional and motor co-ordination skills


  • Plan and deliver training, consultation and instructions to Educators on areas related to the interventions in OT
  • Plan and deliver training to parents on areas related to interventions in OT
  • Provide supervision and mentorship to new / junior OTs

Management and Leadership

  • Provide routine reporting on agreed Key Goals for OT service
  • Influence the development of programmes and policies to promote best practice in OT and sensory accomodations



  • Full registration with the Allied Health Professional Council (AHPC)
  • Experience and skills in assessment and intervention on sensory issues
  • Desire to learn about autism and the passion to serve the autism community
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changes and different perspectives
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member in a fast paced work environment

We are also looking for Principal Occupational Therapist. Please write in to enquire about the position.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.

If you are keen to be part of an organisation where lives are transformed, email our Recruitment Team at [Click Here to Email Your Resume].

We apologise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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Autism Resource Centre (S) / Pathlight School