Occupational therapist

All Perth WA
Max Term Part Time

Occupational Therapist - 1 Year Contract

Here at Southern Cross Care (WA) Inc. we are dedicated to our employee’s wellbeing and careers. Our employees embody our Mission, Values and Vision of the company and provide the utmost care to our customers. Whilst working at Southern Cross Care we will provide you with training and development opportunities and offer a wide range of employee benefits including;

  • Competitive rates
  • Generous salary packaging
  • Employee discounts
  • Opportunities for career progression

About the Role

We are searching for an enthusiastic, motivated and aged-care experienced Occupational Therapist to deliver services at several of our residential aged care facilities throughout the South Metro region of Perth. This is a maternity leave coverage contract and the contract will run until the end of October 2020.

Responsibilities include providing staff training and guidance on matters related to occupational therapy, the delivery of recommended interventions and selecting appropriate programs while working in collaboration with Occupational Therapy Assistants to effectively deliver programs to residents.

About You

We are seeking a professional who shares our vision and values to deliver only the best in care to our residents. In this role, you will provide resident-focused care by assessing, planning and implementing person-centred programs to maximise independence and quality of life.

To be successful for this role, you will need:

  • Current AHPRA Registration as an Occupational Therapist
  • Previous experience working within the aged care sector
  • The ability to work both independently and with care teams
  • Naturally empathetic and compassionate motivations
  • A genuine drive to provide only the best care to residents

How to Apply

To express your interest in this exciting opportunity, please submit an application including your current resume and a covering letter outlining your experience and availability.

Shortlisted applicants will be asked comply with criminal history checks as per the Aged Care Act 1997 and will need to produce a satisfactory National Police Clearance and complete a statutory declaration prior to commencement.

Please note that due to the large volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Cultural Diversity

SCC (WA) recognises and celebrates that the Australian community is comprised of people who bring to it a wide range of cultural traditions, languages, religious beliefs and values and SCC (WA) is committed to ensuring that its organisational values, policies, procedures and practices are inclusive and reflect this respect for and appreciation of cultural diversity.

Equal Opportunity

SCC (WA) values the contribution people make in the delivery of services we provide to the community. We believe that the effective utilisation of all our people is the key difference between Southern Cross Care WA and other organisations in ensuring our continued success. We support the aims of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

Applications Close: 09/11/2019

Southern Cross Care WA


Posted: 10 October 2019

Location:  Perth, WA