Senior Occupational Therapist



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Job Position: Senior Occupational Therapist

Company: Alzheimer’s WA

Expected salary:

Location: Perth, WA

Senior Occupational Therapist Job Details:

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Job description

  • Competitive salary + Supervision allowance
  • Opportunity to Salary package up to $15,900 per annum
  • 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading

About Us:

Established in 1982, Alzheimer’s WA provides care, support, awareness and information to assist people living with dementia, as well as their families and carers. We endeavour to be by the side of those living with dementia, and to make a positive difference to their lives. If a journey of purpose and empathy interests you, we welcome you to apply to become part of our team.

What we Offer:

  • Competitive salary;
  • Supervision allowance;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Subiaco location with free on-site parking;
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 per annum;
  • 5 weeks of annual leave;
  • 17.5% leave loading;
  • Market leading Employee Assistance Program (EAP); and
  • On-going professional development.

Position Summary:

In this role, you will not only provide direct services to clients, conduct assessments, and craft personalised support plans, but you’ll also take the lead in supervising and empowering our Allied Health team. Your vital role extends beyond, ensuring a harmonious team dynamic and compliance with regulations in the field of dementia care.

Embark on a journey where your enthusiasm meets purpose, making a real difference in the lives of those we serve. If you’re ready to blend creativity with passion, we invite you to bring your unique energy to our team.

Core Duties:

  • supervise and mentor junior occupational therapists:
  • provide direct occupational therapy services to clients;
  • conduct comprehensive assessments and develop personalised support plans;
  • oversee the efficient and equitable distribution of caseloads;
  • develop and manage annual operational plans, ensuring compliance with legislation;
  • collaborate with the head of department to identify training and development needs;
  • guide and support the development of strategies and plans for dementia care and campaigns.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • bachelor’s or master’s degree in occupational therapy;
  • valid and current AHPRA registration;
  • in-depth knowledge of the NDIS, Aged Care Quality Standards and/or dementia care principles and practices;
  • strong leadership abilities and previous experience guiding junior occupational therapists;
  • demonstrated experience in providing direct occupational therapy services;
  • strong assessment and intervention skills, including task adaptation, environmental modification, and assistive technology;
  • exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • commitment to person-centred care and advocacy for individuals with dementia.

Essential Requirements:

  • Current WA driver’s license;
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check; and
  • COVID-19 vaccination certificate (minimum 3 doses).

Why Join Us?

  • make a real difference to the lives of people living with dementia;
  • join us in reshaping the future of dementia care and help grow the Allied Health team;
  • help junior OTs grow and develop under your leadership;
  • blend creativity with passion;
  • join a team that is reshaping the future of dementia care;
  • work in a supportive and collaborative team environment.

Connect With Us:

If you have questions about the position, or would like to see the full position description, you can email us at using the subject line: Senior Occupational Therapist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Please note: We reserve the right to close the position without notice.

At Alzheimer’s WA, we believe that we have an important role to play in promoting diversity, equality, respect and inclusion in our society. People from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. #StudyPerth

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