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Occupational Therapist - Perth/Wheatbelt Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   South Perth   16 views
Job Details

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Occupational Therapist to join our team in Perth. Your excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills will be critical to your success in this role. You willhave the support of an established Allied Health team and National transdisciplinary therapy service.

This role is currently 0.8 FTE with the capacity to be fulltime. You will be supporting our teams in Perth and Wheatbelt. We are based in a modern, open plan office with dedicated therapy rooms. Our technology and systems are purpose built and allow our clinicians to focus on the important things. Recent graduates also encouraged to apply

Selection Criteria

  • Experience working with a paediatric and/or youth background, including practical knowledge of current developmental assessments, tools and interventions
  • Experience and knowledge of the disability sector, particularly working within the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Previous experience completing functional capacity assessments for individuals (paediatrics and adults) with developmental disability with minimal clinical supervision
  • At least two years' relevant industry experience working with individuals (children, adults) with challenging behaviours
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and experience working in multidisciplinary team


  • Experience working with a disability and/or adult caseload, conducting home assessments and making recommendations for home modification and equipment prescription
  • Previous experience providing clinical supervision would be advantageous
  • Willingness to adapt to change and be available to do outreach trips in person and/or telehealth as required

Eligibility requirements

  • Relevant professional registration
  • Current Australian Drivers License
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Proof of COVID19 vaccinations

What's on offer?

  • Relocation assistance available to those not local to the area
  • Competitive above award remuneration
  • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Patches health & wellbeing program
  • Novated leasing
  • Corporate Health Plan
  • Access to Go1 Learning Platform with thousands of courses to choose from
  • The chance to work collaboratively and alongside some great and highly experienced clinicians in a transdisciplinary team
  • Training in evidence based, best practice assessment, therapy, and support programs
  • Travel opportunities within a national network of clinics
Company Description
JPS Medical Recruitment is a privately owned Australian Medical Recruitment company specializing in placing medical professionals into both locum and permanent positions across Australia and New Zealand. Our core areas cover hospital based positions, (both public and private), medical imaging facilities and general practices.
The JPS recruitment team is comprised of recruiters from diverse global backgrounds with many decades of combined medical recruitment experience. The tremendous "know how" they bring to JPS has helped the company become an industry leader. Whether you are planning your next move or looking to recruit quality professionals then we are here to help.