South West - Bunbury

Vacancy Number: 1757

Occupational Therapist

About the Role
  • Seeking a passionate Occupational Therapist to join our paediatric team, in the South West. Out Loud Developmental Services is a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to helping children and their families learn, grow, participate and thrive. Our team provides Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy services across the South West of WA including the towns of Bunbury, Collie, Donnybrook, Bridgetown, Manjimup and Busselton. We work alongside local Psychologists and are co-located with a paediatric Physiotherapy service to ensure that co-ordinated, family centred care is available to all families. Out Loud offers a supportive, flexible and fun work environment with great resources and equipment.

    Our successful applicant will join our existing team of three Occupational Therapists. While the position is offered as a full time, permanent role, part time hours would also be considered for the right candidate. This position will be based at Out Loud's main clinic in Bunbury but will involve travel (within work hours) to some regional centres within the South West. We are seeking an experienced applicant, but are open to applications from new Occupational Therapists
Experience & Skills
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or equivalent undergraduate degree, Current Membership with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated experience working in an Early Intervention setting with children with Developmental Delay and diagnosed disability
  • A passion to provide children and families with best practice interventions in a flexible, fun, family centred approach
  • Experience in supporting children with , Developmental Delays, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, sensory processing difficulties and fine and gross motor difficulties
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work as part of a cohesive team
  • Current Driver's Licence and Working with Children's Check
  • A reliable, insured car for reimbursed use in the Greater Bunbury region (company cars are available for longer journeys)
What's on Offer
  • Salaried position with excellent renumeration based on experience
  • Flexible hours, with full time or part time options considered
  • Fun friendly team environment including weekly team time, mentoring and supervision
  • Professional Development and Study Leave allowance
Practice Type Community Care
Full Time / Part Time Full time
Map of South West

South West

The South West region of Western Australia offers great diversity, with beautiful coastal environments adjacent to ancient forests.

The South West region includes the major cities of Mandurah (population 67,000), Bunbury (population 60,000) and Busselton (population 31,000), with other towns including Collie, Manjimup, Harvey, Bridgetown and the well-known wine-growing centre of Margaret River.

The region is well-serviced by doctors and specialists and includes the major health centres in Mandurah (Peel Health Campus) and Bunbury (South West Health Campus). 
 
The South West is popular as a holiday destination with coastal town populations swelling over the summer holiday periods and the inland areas being popular camping and adventure activity destinations.