Occupational Therapist

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SensesWA
Australia

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Occupational Therapist

Job ID: 11032
Job Views: 17
Location: Bunbury
Post Code: 6230
Category: Healthcare & Medical
Employment Type: Full-time, Part-time
Posted: 08/05/2024

Description:

We are looking for passionate Occupational Therapists to join our teams in the Lower Southwest regions (Bunbury, Busselton and Margaret River). New graduates and experienced therapists are encouraged to apply.

SensesWA Occupational Therapists mainly have a community-based role delivering interventions where our clients live their lives: in homes, schools, and other community settings. Therapists work closely in dedicated and supportive transdisciplinary teams to provide family and person-centred evidence-based supports to our clients. Our goal is to enable our clients to live their best lives!

Our therapists work with infants, children and/or adults with various disability diagnoses including autism spectrum disorders and clients with vision and hearing impairments as well as a range of other conditions/disabilities. Our therapists work within a general caseload of paediatric and adult clients with the flexibility to tailor caseloads based on individual interests and expertise.

Job Requirements:

About Senses WA 

SensesWA is a leading profit-for-purpose service provider offering high quality services to the Western Australian community since 1895. In line with our values of Authentic, Courageous, Inclusive and Curious, we provide support that is holistic, person-centred and culturally inclusive. Our flexible work model enables us to work with our clients at their home, school or workplace – anywhere they live their lives or at any of our hubs.

What we offer:

  • Industry competitive salary range of $65,000 - $105,000 base salary + 11% superannuation + salary packaging up to $15,899 of living expenses and up to $2,650 on entertainment benefits per year + 17.5% annual leave loading (valued at $875 - $1279)
  • 4 weeks annual leave and 2 wellness days (valued at $500 - $730) pro-rata
  • 5 professional development days (valued at $1250 - $1826) + $500 PD budget per annum on pro-rata
  • Option to purchase leave helping you to achieve better work life balance
  • Individualised clinical supervision and peer mentoring opportunities
  • Flexible work conditions that work for you – including working from home or from any SensesWA hub
  • A fun, caring and motivating place to work with a supportive team environment!

What you will bring to the role: 

  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy and registration with the Occupational Therapy Board of Australia.
  • A current drivers licence, Working With Children (WWC) Check, NDIS Workers screen and First Aid certification.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively within the transdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and deliver person-centered evidence-informed services.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Passion and commitment for working collaboratively with clients and families to build their capacity and improve their life outcomes.
  • Demonstrate commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Previous experience working with clients with disabilities and their families is highly desirable but not essential.

How to Apply:

What’s next:

Click ‘Apply Now’ and upload your CV (no more than 3 pages).

Applications close on Monday 3 June 2024 but will be assessed as they are received, and appointments may be made before the closing date.

For further information about the application process, please contact our recruitment team on recruitment@senses.org.au

For further information about the role, please contact the Clinical Services Manager:

Sarah Boagey 0431 726 705 or sarah.boagey@senses.org.au

SensesWA welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds, people with disability, refugee status and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Senses WA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and encourages social and cultural diversity.

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