Great Southern - Albany

Vacancy Number: 2030

Occupational Therapist

About the Role
  • New opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join a leading private practice in the coastal town of Albany on a part time basis delivering paediatric services to children from 2-18 years.

    Albany Children's Physiotherapy are a NDIS registered providor delivering a broad range of Physiotherapy services tailored to suit each child's needs as they grow and develop their gross motor skills. They are currently seeking a motivated Occupational Therapist to join their suportive team of two senior physiotherapists working across a varied paediatric caseload, including children with developmental coordinator disorder, sensory processing difficulties, cerebral palsy and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Services are provided at the clinic, and when required or deemed more appropriate at clients homes, schools, kindergartens and child care centres. In addtion to performing assessments, the Occupational Therapist will also be responsible for equipment prescription.
Experience & Skills
  • APHRA registration as an Occupational Therapist
  • Australian recognised undergraduate and/or post graduate degree in Occupational Therapy
  • 12 months experience in Paediatrics and/or NDIS(desirable)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management and clinical planning ability
  • Ability to work both autonomous and as part of a team
What's on Offer
  • Part time permanent position of 0.2 FTE, with scope to grow caseload
  • Competitive remuneration dependent upon skills and experience, starting at Level 1.3 AHP Award wages
  • Flexible hours and work schedule
  • Statutory leave entitlements
  • Supportive team environment
  • Relocation support negotiable to help the successful applicant relocate to Albany
  • Occupational Therapists currently in Albany and the Great Southern region are strongly encouraged to apply with a flexible start date.
Practice Type Private Practice
Full Time / Part Time Part time
Days / Hours 0.2 FTE
Map of Great Southern

Great Southern

The Great Southern region, located south-east of Perth, covers an area of approximately 87,000 square kilometres and has a population of about 80,000 people.

The regional centre is the historic port town of Albany, which has one of the best natural anchorages in the southern hemisphere. Other centres include Denmark, a popular coastal holiday town, as well as the agricultural centres of Katanning and Mount Barker. The Great Southern is a burgeoning area of Western Australia, combining as it does a spectacular coastline that sweeps into quiet coves and protected inlets with a lush interior that has proved a perfect growth area for viticulture with a growing reputation in cool climate premium wine production. The oceans here provide food and protected waters for dolphins, seals and whales whilst the rural areas of the region have become a focus for two-legged lovers of gourmet foods.

There are over 70 doctors working across 24 practices throughout the region. Nine of these are solo practitioner practices.