Occupational Therapist

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Department of Health

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Occupational Therapist

Job ID: 9960
Job Views: 35
Location: Bunbury
Post Code: 6230
Category: Healthcare & Medical
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted: 02/04/2024


Salary: HSO Level P1 $80,963 - $109,579 p.a. (plus 11% superannuation) Location: Bunbury Unit/Division: South West > Bunbury Primary Health and Community Rehabilitation Work Type: Permanent - Part Time Position No: 00615526 Closing Date: 2024-04-22 4:00 PM Attachments: - 2024-03-01 - jdf - 615526 occupational therapist.pdf
WACHS Pre-Employment Health Assessment Policy.pdf
WWC Applicant Advice 2017.pdf
wachs - r5 - application form - pdf.pdf
wachs employee private health fund benefits flyer.pdf

Allied health and health science careers and opportunities


WACHS workforce web page: Working in Allied Health


This is a Permanent Part Time appointment at 30.4 hours per fortnight, with the possiblity of permanency.

Position Profile: This position is to be filled by either an Occupational Therapist or a Physiotherapist. You will be responsible in providing a comprehensive lymphoedema service to the broader Bunbury community. The role includes the assessment, treatment, garment prescription and care coordination of outpatient and community clients presenting with lymphoedema related concerns.

Eligibility to Apply: Australian citizenship or permanent residency is an essential requirement for applicants to be considered for permanent positions in the public sector.

Job Requirements:

Other Conditions:  WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.

This vacancy is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at:

Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA).  Any offer of employment with WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn.  Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of twelve (12) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.

Area Profile: The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is the largest country health system in Australia and one of the biggest in the world, providing health services to approximately half a million people, including 45,000 Aboriginal people, over a vast two and a half million square kilometre area. The organisation comprises seven regions, with a strong network of public hospitals, health services and health centres located across rural and remote Western Australia. Our core business is the provision of quality, accessible health services to country WA residents and visitors.

Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • 11% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information click here.
  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location based allowances

Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form.

For Further Job Related Information:  We encourage you to contact Joanne Clark on 0408 096 921.

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.

How to Apply:

Application Instructions:  Applicants are requested to apply online.

It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.

Applicants are advised to write a covering letter outlining their suitability for this position, a statement addressing the selection criteria in no more than 2-3 pages, and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.


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