Thinking of moving to Sydney

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead Sydney are currently recruiting for a temporary full time Level 3 Occupational Therapist (Inpatient Rehab) – this is a maternity leave locum, available until end Sept 2019.  This is a great opportunity for a therapist with skills in brain injury and spinal cord injury rehab, and would be appropriate for either a paediatric or adult background.

Applications close 02/09/2018.


A full time 3 month locum position has become available at Melville Occupational Therapy and Extra Lesson for Children from mid October 2018 through to the 19th December. This position may lead to further work in the 2019. I would consider splitting this position if the applicants met the criterion.

We are seeking a self-motivated flexible OT who has experience in all or most of the following areas:

  • Sensory Processing and Sensory based intervention.
  • Ability to work with all ages within paediatrics.
  • Fine motor and visual and auditory processing.
  • Auditory Intervention (Integrated Listening System and Therapeutic Listening)
  • ASD, ADHD, SPD, learning difficulties, developmental delay and neuro related conditions.

Melville Occupational Therapy and Extra Lesson for Children is a well established and well resourced practice in Myaree. We pride ourselves in providing a service that views the child holistically within the context of their environment.

Melville Occupational Therapy and Extra Lesson for Children provides services within the clinic, home, school and in consultative environments. We are DSS and WA NDIS/NDIS registered.

Please phone Jean Loth, Director on 93299500 or email your expression of interest and cv to

Applications close Friday August 31st 2018.


West Coast Occupational Therapy

West Coast Occupational Therapy have two positions available to join their team.

Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Ideally looking for a part time therapist 3-6pm three times per week, however flexible with hours. A relationship for a starting referral base is in place for OT intervention for school age children.

Applicant will require some of own equipment and assessments. Some equipment and basic observation/assessment and some intervention tools on hand at WCOTS.

Essential criteria:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Previous paediatric experience
  • Registered with AHPRA
  • Passion for working with children
  • Highly developed and professional communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Self motivated and enthusiastic
  • Client focused

Preferable skills:

  • An understanding of paediatric school age assessments
  • Marketing ability

Occupational Therapist

Position available for a proactive and motivated Occupational Therapist looking to work in private practice in the soft tissue area.  Experience in the soft tissue area at a student or professional level is preferred. There is opportunity to build a client base for soft tissue and ergonomics within a supportive team environment.

Essential Criteria:

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered with AHPRA
  • Passion for working in the soft tissue area
  • Highly developed professional and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Client and health focused
  • Go getter attitude
  • Confidence in marketing

Preferable skills:

  • Previous clinical experience in soft tissue OT at a student or professional level
  • Neuromuscular conditions knowledge
  • Basic understanding of soft tissue anatomy, neuromuscular treatment techniques and hands on palpation skills
  • Basic ergonomic and work station assessment knowledge
  • Marketing ability
  • Proactive

Applications with CV for either position can be forwarded to Tami Knell

Phone: 93010052

Address: Unit 13/1The Gateway Joondalup WA 6027


headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program

1.0FTE Graduate Vocational Education Worker role- fixed term to June 30, 2019 (Joondalup primarily but some travel between Midland and Osborne Park)

1.0 FTE Graduate Family Worker role- fixed term to June 30, 2019 Joondalup primarily but some travel between Midland and Osborne Park)

2.0FTE in our Mobile Assessment and Treatment Team (Joondalup based)

1.0FTE in our Continuing Care Team (Osborne Park based)


Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital SCGH  –

casual and fixed term experienced therapists

SCGH is a 750 bed acute tertiary hospital.  It is home to WA’s only comprehensive cancer centre – the largest cancer treatment centre in the State – and is the state’s principal hospital for neurosurgery and liver transplants. The Occupational Therapy department has leading services in Cancer, Acute Neurosciences, Emergency and Hand and Upper Limb therapy.

All Occupational Therapists at SCGH have expertise in cognition, pressure injury management and falls prevention in relation to occupational performance and the environment plus additional occupational therapy clinical skills relevant to the specialty they work in.

It is an exciting and challenging time in health; innovation is encouraged to proactively manage the increasing number and complexity of patients in acute care. Our Department is committed to engaging in Evidence Based Practice (EBP) and Quality Improvement projects in order to provide best quality care to our patients. With these opportunities plus a changing workforce of over 70 staff we are often seeking experienced OTs for casual and fixed term positions.

Most of our services are Monday –Friday  8am – 4pm however we also have after hours and weekend opportunities that may be suitable.

If you have experience working in a hospital and are interested in joining our team please email or phone 6457 3072 to discuss opportunities.


Occupational Therapist (Hand Therapy) / Senior Occupational Therapist

Specialised Hand Therapy Services with Cathy Thomas as practice owner and Director is a busy, highly regarded hand therapy private practice with clinics in West Perth, Subiaco, Joondalup, Midland, Murdoch, Rockingham, Armadale, Busselton and Albany.

We seek an enthusiastic and highly motivated Occupational Therapist with previous experience in hand therapy to join our dynamic team of Occupational Therapists in our metro clinics. The position is for a full time therapist commencing August/early September. Previous experience in hand therapy clinical practice is essential.

We are looking for someone who enjoys working in a supportive team environment and directly with well-respected referring Hand Surgeons and others. The applicant needs to have a desire to work with a varied caseload which includes acute post-surgical work and upper limb trauma, sporting and degenerative conditions, within a variety of settings and locations. As a practice we are actively involved in research and quality assurance activities in the hand therapy field and strongly encourage participation in further professional development opportunities both within and outside our practice.

Click here to apply for this job


Occupational Therapist – Soft Tissue

Are you a Soft Tissue OT who is interested in Senior’s Health, If so Vivir are looking for OTs to join there team in Perth and on the East Coast. Openings for locums and permanent staff. Click here for more information.

Occupational Therapist – Full Time


Life Live It! OT is currently seeking an Occupational Therapist – Full time locum with possibility of permanency. Please see SEEK ad for details

Physiotherapist with experience in Paediatrics


An exciting opportunity has become available to join our friendly, well established team. Days and hours are flexible. Ongoing mentoring and support is available.

Skillbuilders is a well established therapy team, providing comprehensive, multi-disciplinary services for children. Our client group is diverse, including children aged 0-18 years presenting with the full range of developmental concerns that you may expect to see in community practice. We are registered service providers for NDIS, as well as both the Autism and Better Start programmes. We see children for therapy at our centres in Canning Vale and Cockburn Central, as well as at Day Care Centres, schools and at home. Therapy is provided in both individual sessions and small group formats in collaboration with other team members.

Please contact Caryn Mincherton
(m) 0418 940 946

Rooms available for lease


We have two rooms available at West Coast Occupational Therapy Services Approx 2.9mx3.4m and 2.9mx2.9m. Space for rear waiting room included. Access through unit entry and kitchen facilities. Security alarm, air conditioning, phone line and power in one room.


Will be sharing unit with West Coast OT Services and Lamp Chiropractic.
Inspection by appointment. – Contact Tami Knell 0409 290 094 or 9301 0052, email: