Early Childhood Therapist (Teachers) – Southern Brisbane

November 18, 2021

Job Location: Brisbane Southern Suburbs & Logan
Employer: Everyday Independence
$83,582-$124,081 inc Annual Leave Loading & Super

Early Childhood Therapist – Teacher
Employment Term: Ongoing – Full Time or Part Time (minimum 3 days per week)
Location – Springwood
Total Remuneration Package $83,582 – $124,081 includes Annual Leave Loading and Superannuation

In your new role you will provide early childhood intervention services to support children with developmental delays or disabilities, and their families. You will work as a Key Worker on behalf of the Everyday Independence team of therapists and early childhood trained teachers who’ll be supporting you to help families to break down barriers to reveal children’s true abilities.

As a Key Worker you will

  • Plan and coordinate supports with the child and family that reflect strengths based and family centered approaches
  • Deliver supports to children and families that lead to positive outcomes, utilising a transdisciplinary key worker approach
  • Assess and communicate the child’s development and ongoing progress
  • Facilitate a team around the child that promotes participation in family, community and cultural activities
  • Ensure that supports are clearly documented, coordinated, and communicated to families and internal and external stakeholders
  • Meet the responsibilities of your role including positive outcomes with children and families, contributions to the team and meeting key performance indicators
  • Demonstrate the values of Everyday Independence

Your Everyday
If you were here last week, these are some of the things you may have done:  

  • Attended a family’s home to conduct their first appointment, getting to know them, their child and goals
  • Provided therapy strategies at a preschool to support a child to develop their motor skills
  • Supported the parents of a 5-year-old child to find a local school that best suits their child’s needs
  • Worked collaboratively with a Speech Pathologist and family members to support a child to develop their communication and social skills
  • Accessed mentoring and internal supports to help grow your expertise and skills
  • Participated in a weekly team meeting and contributed thoughts, ideas and solutions
  • Shared a joke and a laugh with colleagues and maybe attended a hub social event

Everyday Perks
We offer a range of perks and benefits to support you to feel valued, balance your work and life commitments, grow your career, and most importantly, enjoy work.

  • Everyday Growth– comprehensive induction program, career development, growth opportunities, mentoring, coaching
  • Everyday Flexibility– Flexible working hours to create your ideal work life balance, work close to home or from home, paid Parental Leave
  • Everyday Support – dedicated hub support team, local Hub to base yourself from
  • Everyday Wellbeing – online Pilates, free snacks and coffee, pet friendly hubs, social events
  • Tools and technology to be successful – Surface Pro and mobile phone

Our Early Childhood Therapists (Teachers ) are:

  • Passionate Teachers who want to provide a deeper level of support to children and families
  • Great listeners and have a positive approach to risk
  • Driven to delivering high impact outcomes in children and families’ lives
  • Flexible and able to work in a commercial environment
  • Committed to developing themselves and the people around them
  • Degree qualified in Early Childhood Education or an equivalent
  • Able to obtain an NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Covid 19 Vaccination

About Us
At Everyday Independence we focus on creating communities where everyone has the same choices and opportunities to thrive. That’s why we’re working with our clients to break down barriers to reveal their true abilities.
We deliver a wide range of community based and online allied health services to people of all ages with a wide range of disabilities across Australia, and we’re growing.
How to apply
Have a good look around our website and on social media to get a feel for who we are. If you think we’re a good match hit apply now or you can speak directly to us by calling our Talent Acquisition or People & Culture Team on 1300 179 131.
In order for us to move quickly through the recruitment process with your application, please ensure that you are uploading a current CV including referee details (2 professional required) along with a cover letter.

If you are shortlisted, you will be asked to complete an on-demand video and assessment that you can complete at a time that’s convenient to you. You’ll be able to engage in realistic scenarios that you are likely to encounter on the job, which will show you what the role you’ve applied for is really like. Once you’ve completed this we’ll follow up with a phone call to let you know the outcome and to give you an opportunity to ask all your questions.

Everyday Independence is proudly part of The Circle Back Initiative and we are committed to responding to every candidate throughout the Recruitment Process.
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 screening prior to employment including but not limited to; holding or obtaining an NDIS Worker Screening Check and a Working with Children Check / equivalent in accordance with State laws. 

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