South West - Eaton

Vacancy Number: 2026

Occupational Therapist

About the Role
  • Currently we have an exciting new position for a motivated tertiary qualified Occupational Therapist to work as part of our transdisciplinary team providing disability services across Bunbury/Eaton and the South west community. Starting dates negotiable for the right applicant.

    Are you passionate about improving the lives of your clients? Want to make a difference in the community? Do you dare to think outside the box? We are an innovative Allied Health organisation providing therapy supports across the lifespan under NDIS and a growing team with deep roots in the Bunbury community. Our Senior Staff members have over 20 years of experience each in the disability sector and are looking for the next generation to mentor and support to ensure the continuation of quality Disability Services within the South West.

    As part of this role the Occupational Therapist works as part of a transdisciplinary team to deliver high quality, accountable, allied health intervention services to families within the South west. This involves working to identify needs, developing solutions to meet these needs, providing direct intervention as needed and build each families capacity to advocate for themselves and access local children services and other community resources. You will be supported by our team of 2 Physiotherapists, 7 Occupational Therapists and 3 Speech Pathologists.
Experience & Skills
  • APHRA registration as an Occupational Therapist
  • Undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current disability theory and practice, including cross cultural perspectives and knowledge of disabilities and practical strategies to facilitate independence and development
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with families, other professionals and the community
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to liaise with people at all levels
  • Ability to work independently and effectively as a member of a trans-disciplinary team and plan and organise workload and determine priorities accordingly
  • Current WA Working with Children's Check, Drivers Licence and National Police Clearance
What's on Offer
  • Full time position available. Start date flexible. Flexible work arrangements and part time hours may also be considered
  • Competitive remuneration depending on skills and experience from 70000-110000
  • Supportive leadership and, structured supervision for new graduates
  • Vehicle provided for travel
  • Work phone provided
  • Internal professional development provided in house
  • Accumulative professional development budget and study leave
  • Rent and relocation support may be provided through Rural Health West
Practice Type Private Practice
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.