Perth Children’s Hospital

Senior Occupational Therapist HSO Level P2

Unit: Allied Health/ Occupational Theapy Hand and Upper Limb

This is a fixed term part time appointment at 30.4 hours for 12 months per fortnight, with the possibility of extension(s).

Position number: 00012136

Closing date for this vacancy is Monday 13th May 2019 at 4pm


Dare to make a difference. We’re seeking a passionate, high-performing Occupational Therapist with a commitment to purpose. Join our team in Hobart, find out more and apply at

 Funded Occupational Therapy Researcher/s

for 80 hours (may be split), between April and June 2019, for the OT Measures project

Position: We seek an OT researcher with a or doctorate (or progress towards) masters by research, research honours, to critically review existing occupational therapy assessment and outcome measures in the areas of children and youth, in hospital and community OT practice.

Background: This Western Australian Occupational Therapy Association (WAOTA) OT Measures project is an evidence-based/knowledge translation online resource containing easily accessible critical reviews of existing, occupational therapy assessment and outcome measures.  OT Measures is mainly intended for busy OT clinicians. The webpage will be launched in mid 2019.

Grant: In 2019, the WAOTA awarded Dr Suzi Taylor PhD OT, and Dr Bess Fowler PhD OT a second grant for OT Measures.  The critical review methodology is well established and professional development and support will be provided.

Please contact Bess Fowler for more details. OT Measures Co-ordinator 0414938828;; or Dr Suzi Taylor 0419826892;

The Therapy Space WA 

Occupational Therapist Position

The Therapy Space WA has a casual position available to an individual who may compliment our primary occupational therapist and small team.  If you would like a ‘different’ experience of upper limb therapy including the opportunity to provide services to children with a range of functional difficulties and pain presentations as well as utilising your hand therapy skills this may be the position for you.

Some hand therapy experience, paediatric and psychosocial skills are desirable and the willingness to learn. The ability to work autonomously is desirable.

Casual hours are available in Joondalup immediately. Options to increase hours in centrally based clinics and work on weekends.

Great training and learning opportunities will be provided.

Send your resume and a cover letter to Emma –

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 – 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.