Occupational Therapist - St Vincent's

  • Permanent full-time position
  • Competitive salary plus superannuation
  • Generous salary packaging options up to $15,900 available

About the Role  

Catholic Homes has an opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join on a full-time basis at our St. Vincent's site in Guildford. 

Set by the Swan River with stunning views of the water and surrounding area, our new St Vincent's site is a two-story 85 room residence with multiple living areas including spacious lounges, libraries and dining areas.

The successful candidate will be supported by the Facility Manager, an on-site Clinical Nurse, Clinical Nurse Manager and the Allied Health team. Additional support from our organisational resources, ongoing training and skill development is also provided. 

This position is responsible for:

  • The development, implementation and evaluation of lifestyle programs for residents
  • Provision of training and support to Occupational Therapy Assistants as required
  • The provision of clinical support and pain management (minimal, if at all) as and when required. 

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy) and a current registration with the Occupational Therapist Registration board of WA
  • Previous experience working in an aged care environment (desirable)
  • Experience in effective supervision and the change process
  • Knowledge of the Aged Care Quality Standards and the range and types of services available to the elderly
  • Excellent time management, organisational and communication skills
  • Knowledge of the Montessori Principles and the 'Care with Purpose' model (desirable)
  • Able to work cooperatively in a team environment and autonomously with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to learn and maintain professional development

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