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Tuesday, 13 December 2016

KidsAbility OT Job in Caymen Islands


KidsAbility is an established pediatric therapy practice located in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands that provides quality Occupational Therapy and Speech-Language Therapy services primarily to children between 0-16 years of age. Our occupational therapists provide standardized assessments, consultations, and treatment for children with a range of disabilities, in collaboration with families and community partners in a variety of settings including home, clinic and schools.
Qualifications and Experience

§  Graduate of a Bachelors or Masters level Occupational Therapy program.
§  Active license to practice under the College of Occupational Therapists of their province, state or country.
§  Minimum two (2) years clinical pediatric experience preferred. Experience and training in Sensory Integration therapy, SOS feeding therapy, working with children in the areas of Autism, motor development, Sensory Processing Disorder and Learning Disabilities preferred.
§  Must register with the Health Practice Commission of the Cayman Islands.  
§  Physical ability to carry out the duties of the program; including heavy lifting and bending.
§  Valid driver’s license and own vehicle.
§  Criminal records check.

Key Responsibilities

§  Work with clients and their families to set OT goals which are occupation focused and are targeted, measurable outcomes.
§  Provide direct service, consultation, mediation and education to client, family and community providers with a focus on maximizing a child's function in the areas of self-care; productivity (school and play skills) and leisure (community participation).
§  Utilize research to establish and support evidence-based practice.
§  Provision of in-school consultations to parents and/or teachers as and when needed.
§  Program Development.
§  Ability to facilitate group sessions
§  Manage a caseload of approximately 25-30 direct therapy sessions (55 minute sessions) per week.

Preferences 
We are looking for candidates who:
  • §  Have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • §  Must work effectively and professionally in a small team environment.
  • §  Collaborate cohesively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • §  Work independently.
  • §  Demonstrate superior organization, time management and planning skills.
  • §  Want to be involved in professional development.
  • §  Show commitment to innovation in teaching and learning.
  • §  Show commitment to evidence based practice and measurable goals.
  • §  Must be very comfortable presenting workshops and presentations.


Start Date
§  February 1, 2017

Hours

§  8:00-5:00pm Tuesday- Saturday schedule


Salary
55,000.00- 70,000.00 KYD per year
(Equivalent to approximately $88,000.00 CAD – $112,000.00 CAD)

Interested applicants, please email your application and CV to info@kidsability.ky. We thank all applicants, however, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

KidsAbility Ltd.
4 Smith Road Centre
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
KY1-1112

Please visit our website or facebook page to learn more about our great clinic!


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