Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Australia occupational Coference Updates

Occupational Therapy Australia Conference updates in 2011

Early Bird registration closes on 30 March  2011 – so get in early & don’t miss out! Click here to register for the conference.

Scientific Program
Keep an eye out for the conference program, due for release in January! The program will highlight the best research and practice applications from our profession.

Pre Conference Workshops
The pre conference workshops (full day & half day) will be held on Tuesday 28th June 2011. Click here for further information. Register your attendance via the registration form (or if you have already registered, send an email with your request to

Education Day
The Education Day will be held on Tuesday 28th June 2011 from 9 – 4:30pm based on the theme Sands of Wisdom: Inspiring occupational therapy futures. Click here for further information. Register your attendance via the registration form (or if you have already registered, send an email with your request
The Education Day is sponsored by Australian and New Zealand Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ANZCOTE) and Occupational Therapy Australia.

Frequently Asked Questions
If you have a question that you need answered, please click here. If you do not find an answer to your question, please send an email to and we will add it to the website. There may be somebody else who needs to know!

Further InformationFor further information, please contact the Conference Office
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Ph: +61 2 8251 0045
Fax: +61 2 8251 0097

Occupational Therapist post in Bandra

ADAPT (formerly The Spastics Society of India) have a
Vacancy at the Bandra branch for an occupational therapist.

Job VacancyFor Occupational Therapist



Ummeed Child Development Center is looking to hire professionals for their Autism Team.  
Ummeed is an innovative, leading-edge non-profit in Mumbai, offering services for children with disabilities and their families.  Staff work across disciplines, in teams designed to meet whole-family needs.  Emphasis is on design of top-notch clinical strategies for resource-poor communities: empowering families and communities to help improve the lives of children with disabilities.

Working in the Autism Intervention Team offers a unique opportunity to work with children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families using Ummeed's eclectic approach which combines ABA with structure and developmental approaches. 

It also offers opportunity to grow as a teacher by participation in Ummeed's training programs.  Individuals will have a chance to contribute to a rapidly growing field by devising innovative approaches for working with children with ASD.

  • Assessment of children and families
  • Development of Individual Family Service Plan for children with ASD
  • Ongoing care of ASD children and their families
  • Working as part of an Interdisciplinary team
  • Teaching Activities

We are willing to consider applications from Fresher candidates who have a strong interest in working with children wth autism.  Ideally candidates should hold Postgraduate (MA/MSc) in Psychology/Child Development/Other related discipline eg Occupational Therapy.  Ideally candidates would have some background in working with children with ASD. 
Interested applicants please send resume and in subject line put Application for Autism Intervention Team to Ummeed Child Development Center at email:
Address: Ground Floor, Mantri Pride 1-B, 1/62 N.M. Joshi Marg
Lower Parel (Nr Chinchpokli Station), Mumbai 400 011
Tel 6556 4054 / 655 23810 / 2300 2006

Research Assistant ( Occupational Therapy)

Exciting new opportunity to work in an International Research Project!

Ummeed Child Development Center (CDC) and Yale University are conducting an international research project. 

This project is designed to develop An International Guide for Monitoring Child Development (IGMCD), a developmental monitoring tool for children from low and middle income countries.  Ummeed is the only organization from India along with organizations from South Africa, Turkey and Argentina who are participating in this research project.  You could join Ummeed as a Research Assistant to be a part of this path breaking process and gain valuable firsthand experience of participating in an international project of this stature. 

Why join Ummeed?-
Ummeed Child Development Center ( is one of the leading organizations that work for children with special needs.  We provide clinical service and offer training programs for professionals and parents alike.  Our team practices family centered care with a Trans -disciplinary approach to disability which sets it apart from other service providers.  Being a part of the project will give you the added edge of working with senior professionals which includes occupational therapists, physiotherapists and developmental pediatricians and give you the opportunity of enhancing your knowledge and clinical skills.

Job Description-
After the initial training in administration of IGMCD, the research assistants will visit pediatric clinics in and around Mumbai for data collection.  As some of these clinics function during morning and evening hours, the candidates will need to be flexible about working hours.  The Research Assistant will be reporting to the Project Director at Ummeed.  The candidate’s experience and expertise will determine the scope for additional opportunities in the organization. 

  • Qualifications- Bachelors/ Masters  in Occupational therapy
  • Good Communication skills in Hindi, English and preferably Marathi / Gujrati
  • Commitment to the project for a period of 19 months

Remuneration- The remuneration will be commensurate with the experience and expertise of the selected candidates. The last date for receiving applications is January 5th 2011.   Interested candidates may apply with their curriculum vitae to  Please mention “research assistant” in the subject column.  Selected candidates will be expected to join work on 15th January, 2011.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Occupational Therapy job In NIOH Kolkata

National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped
(UNDER The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of INDIA)
B.T.Road Bon-Hooghly, KOLKATA-90

Employment Notification for Walk-in-Interview
A Walk-in-Interview will be conducted for Indian citizens and eligible candidates for the following posts in this Institute purely on contract basis. Interested candidates should report to the office of the Director along with original documents and a set of Xerox copies of relevant self attested documents along with bio-data to appear in the interview on 24-12-2010 at 1.00 p.m. in this Institute. Candidates should report One hour before schedule time for scrutinized the documents.
Senior Professional Trainee (Academic)-OT-02 @ of Rs.15,000/-, Rs.16,000/- & Rs.17,000/- during first, second and third year.
Recognized PG Degree (MOT/M.Sc. OT) from a recognized college/University Good academic record & research aptitude shall be preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities:
To be engaged in clinical services at OPD/IPD, camp, and teaching/training to UG/PG Students in respective area and Research.
1. The Sr. Professional Trainee shall be engaged on year to year basis, extendable for three years subject to satisfactory performance.
2. The engagement will be purely temporary and for fixed tenure without any claim for regularization, what so ever form. It is under project 'learn & earn for career growth'.
3. The Sr. Professionals are teaching jobs. The experience gained shall make them eligible for faculty assignment in such institution, thereafter.
4. Candidates with academic, research and target oriented attitude/aptitude shall be preferred.
5. The knowledge of computer and team approach is must.
6. Working will be for six days in a week. Except one leave per month, no other leave shall be entitled.
7. Temporary out station duties may be given. The TA shall be paid as per rules.
8. Candidate should write the 'Name of the Post' applied for, on the top of the envelope.
9. Those appearing respective PG Exams will be eligible to appear in interview.
10. Candidate appearing PG Exams are also eligible.