Paediatric Occupational Therapist- Karratha, WA- full time or contract available.
About the role:
As an Occupational Therapist, you will play a vital role in helping children overcome physical, mental, or developmental challenges to improve their daily living skills.
You will work with patients to develop customised treatment plans, assist them in regaining their independence, and promote overall well-being.
If you have a passion for helping children and want to make a difference in family units as a whole, we welcome you to apply for this rewarding role.
What is in it for you ?
Salary : Full-time positions starting at $75,000- $108,000 annually + Super (dependent on experience)
- Flexible workplace arrangements – 9-day fortnight/rostered days off/part time options
- Additional 1-week leave after 12 months of service
- Paid Professional Development Leave – up to 3 days paid leave (pro-rata)
- Scholarships available – on acceptance of applications and dependant on eligibility criteria. Up to $10,000 per annum.
- Structured clinical supervision – regular line management supervision, regular clinical supervision, peer supervision, multi/trans-disciplinary training workshops every 6 weeks, plus weekly whole team meetings.
- Professional growth and development -an environment of continuous and lifelong learning
- Resources – use of work laptop, work mobile phone and vehicle (to attend appointments)
- Relocation assistance & accommodation support
- Access to quality Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing free sessions with qualified psychologists to help improve mental health and overall well-being
- Work in a multidisciplinary team (over 200 years of combined experience) to support the needs of children and their families
- Career progression opportunities with a ‘promote within’ culture.
- Structured ‘end of term’ social events
As a Occupational Therapist responsibilities will include:
All therapists are responsible in encouraging a positive team culture, where innovation and participation in service improvement in a safe, supportive and efficient environment is advanced.
- Conducting assessments to determine patient’s physical, cognitive, and emotional abilities and limitations
- Developing customised treatment plans based on patient’s needs and goals.
- Assisting patients in improving their daily living skills, such as dressing, eating, and bathing
- Providing therapy to help patients regain strength, dexterity, and range of motion
- Evaluating and recommending adaptive equipment and assisting technology to improve patient’s abilities
- Collaborating with multi-disciplinary team and caregivers to ensure patients receive comprehensive care
- Educating patients and their families on how to safely perform daily activities and prevent injuries
- Documenting patients’ progress and communicating with other healthcare professionals to adjust treatment plans as needed
What we require from you:
- Demonstrated ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team, and as an individual within a team.
- Knowledge of and commitment to family centred practice.
- Experience in the provision of occupational therapy services to people living with disability (desirable)
- Evidence of eligibility for or current full membership of AHPRA.
- Current NDIS Worker Screening Check.
- Current WA Working with Children Check.
- Covid-19 Digital Certificate.
- Current C or C-A Class driver’s licence
Overall, working with Talent Quarter as an occupational therapist is an excellent opportunity to grow your career, make a difference in the lives of others.
We offer an amazing referral scheme also, so if you know anyone looking for an opportunity reach out to us today!
If you’re Interested, Please ‘Apply now’ OR if you want more information feel free to contact Tori our dedicated consultant @Talent Quarter.
Email: [email protected]
Or Phone: 086 388 0713
We look forward to working with you and creating your new and exciting job opportunity.