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Allowah

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Vacancies

We are currently seeking an Occupational Therapist to join the Allowah therapy team!

Chat with our Director of Disability Support Services, Maura Hanney, to find out more about the position.

Contact: Maura Hanney | maura.hanney@allowah.org.au | 02 8877 3400 

We are currently looking for a speech pathologist to join the Allowah therapy team! Chat with our Director of Disability Support Services, Maura Hanney, to find out more about the position.

Contact: Maura Hanney | maura.hanney@allowah.org.au | 02 8877 3400 

Part time, 3-4 days / week

We are currently seeking a physiotherapist to join our team!

Are you focused on outcomes?

Do you have interest in developmental physiotherapy, postural assessment and management, equipment prescription and safe manual handling?

Able to work as an individual and part of the larger team?

Our supportive allied health team needs a passionate and dynamic physiotherapist who has initiative and drive to bring about change for children. The Physiotherapist will work within the private hospital setting providing both inpatient services and therapy in the community, using NDIS funding. This position is for 3-4 days a week. Contractors are welcome to apply.

Therapy services are family-centred and goals are set by parents. Our organisation strongly values families and cultural diversity. 

New graduates who are interested in paediatric settings in the disability sector are welcome to apply. Supervision and training can be provided, depending on level of experience.

Chat with our Director of Disability Support Services, Maura Hanney, to find out more about the position.

Contact: Maura Hanney | maura.hanney@allowah.org.au | 02 8877 3400 

Ongoing Employment Opportunities

Disability Support Workers – multiple roles, day, night, weekend, permanent and casual

Location: Allowah Presbyterian Children’s Hospital – Dundas Valley, Sydney

Are you a therapy, teaching, psychology, nursing, social work, disability support worker student or someone with experience in working with children or in the area of disability? Or would you like to gain experience?
We have fun weekend, evening and school holiday activity programs at Allowah where children with varied abilities come to socialise with their peers, have some fun and build skills. We also provide accommodation services and need support workers to work as part of our care teams.
We support children with disabilities including cerebral palsy, ASD, intellectual disability, epilepsy, and behaviours of concern. We aim to give them an opportunity to develop their skills in relating to peers, participating in recreational activities of interest to the child and practising independence activities. The focus of our work is fun for the individual child provided in an environment where they can use/ learn communication skills for developing friendships.

You will need to have a valid Working with Children Check and an NDIS Worker Clearance prior to starting work.

Residency Requirements:
All candidates considered including international students

Application process:
If you are interested in becoming part of our team; please send your recent resume with phone and email contact details to Maura Hanney (Director Disability Support Services)

Contact: Maura Hanney | maura.hanney@allowah.org.au | 02 8877 3400 

Allowah regularly has positions available for casual Assistants in Nursing, Enrolled Nurses and Registered Nurses.

If there is no listing for Nursing above under current vacancies, you can register your interest in one of these positions. Email us, providing your name, contact details, position applied for and any other comments and attach you resume. 

Contact: Bernadette Dela Torre | Bernadette.DelaTorre@allowah.org.au

Allowah offers quality allied health therapies to children and teenagers with complex disabilities and medical needs – both as hospital in-patients and as NDIS clients using Allowah Disability Support Services. We have a growing demand for delivery of NDIS supports within the community and at Allowah.

Our allied health team aims to include: physiotherapy, speech pathology, dietetics, occupational therapy and behavioural support.

If you are a qualified and experienced allied health professional in any of these areas, and have a heart to join the Allowah team, we’re accepting expressions of interest and enquiries.

Email us, providing your name, contact details, position applied for and any other comments and attach you resume.

Contact: Maura Hanney, Director of Disability Services | maura.hanney@allowah.org.au

"In the time that I worked at Allowah, I truly felt that I was a part of a very special place that does some really important work. All the staff are professional in their work and attentive to the needs of the kids, always seeking the provide the highest quality care for children and their families, who are so often overlooked and undervalued by our society."

"Allowah is a friendly hospital with great management where you look after children with physical and cognitive impairments. The children are lovely and you learn a lot as a nurse. Everyone is really close and always willing to assist other workers to get the job done.”

Vacancies at Jericho Road

Allowah is run and operated by Jericho Road, the justice and mercy arm of the Presbyterian Church in NSW.

The team at Jericho Road play a crucial role in the running of Allowah and there are some positions that directly interact with Allowah’s day-to-day activities and processes within the wider scope of Jericho Road’s other programs and ministries. When there are employment opportunities for these sorts of roles within Jericho Road, they will be listed here.

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