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Occupational Therapist

Richmond Wellbeing

Are you passionate about making a real difference in people lives? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

As an Occupational Therapist (OT) with us, you’ll play a crucial role in conducting comprehensive assessment to support NDIS applications for consumers of the Commonwealth Psychosocial Support (CPS) Program. Working closely with our dedicated team of Recovery Workers, you’ll have the chance to make a tangible impact by helping individuals access the support they need on their recovery journey.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct clinical assessments utilising a variety of occupational therapy assessments.
  • Collaborate with our CPS team to conduct Functional Capacity Assessments for NDIS applications.
  • Prepare thorough and timely reports in collaboration with consumers, families, and other care providers.
  • Develop professional and trusted working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in meetings, change initiatives, and ongoing professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.

This role is part-time, working 0.4 FTE (15 hours/wk.) –2 days per week. Two full days can be selected to be worked on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday within business hours.

About You

To be considered for this role, you will possess;

  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy and current registration with AHPRA.
  • Demonstrated experience in comprehensive occupational therapy assessments, including functional capacity assessments, for individuals with complex needs.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • A positive attitude towards individuals experiencing mental distress and a commitment to upholding our organisational values.
  • Valid driver's license, access to a car, and relevant certifications/clearances (e.g., National Police Clearance, First Aid Certificate, NDIS Worker Screen Check).

About Us

Richmond Wellbeing is a leading WA mental health organisation, providing recovery-focused, community-based residential and outreach services for adults and young people. We support people experiencing mental distress to develop the confidence and skills to live their lives, employing evidence-based practice to support recovery and well-being. 

We welcome diversity in our workforce, including people with lived experience of mental distress and disability. We employ staff from a range of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

We were the first organisation in WA to achieve Rainbow Tick accreditation.

We work closely with Elders Uncle Albert McNamara, Aunty Irene McNamara, Uncle Peter Wilkes, and Aunty Sandra Wilkes to strengthen ties with the Aboriginal community and ensure that our services are culturally secure.   

The benefits of working for Richmond Wellbeing 

Our exciting and rewarding careers offer: 

  • Make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.
  • Excellent work-life balance in a supportive environment. 
  • Salary packaging up to $18,640 which allows you to pay approved expenses from your salary before tax, you pay less tax, and your take-home pay increases. 
  • Two additional leave days, birthday, and wellbeing leave, per calendar year. 
  • Long service leave benefits after 5 years’ service. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP). 

How to apply 

If this is something that appeals to you, we would love to hear from you! 

Please click 'Apply Now' to submit your application.

Have questions? 

All inquiries for this position can be sent to our People & Capability team at [email protected] using the subject line: Occupational Therapist enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Before an offer of employment can be made, Richmond Wellbeing requires a National Police Clearance no older than 6 months. 

Richmond Wellbeing reserves the right to close this position prior to the closing date. 

Applications are shortlisted as they are received, please apply as soon as possible to be considered.

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