Occupational Therapist – Broome-based

  • Contract
  • Temporary

Website Patches Therapy Services

About this Job

Are you an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist seeking a dynamic and fulfilling role. We have the perfect opportunity for you to work and explore in the Kimberley and Fitzroy region! We’re open to part-time or full-time to suit the lifestyle you desire.


Patches is committed to delivering high-quality healthcare in an environment that values both professional excellence and the unique lifestyle offered by this region. We love that we are a multidisciplinary team with various clinical experiences. Patches is an innovative organisation constantly striving to improve and service more people, so this is an exciting time to join us as we launch our new Active Minds programme in Broome.


A typical day in the role may look like…

  • A real plus point and what our clinicians love most – outreach trips to Derby, Bidyadanga and Fitzroy to provide face-to-face services to our regional participants. This includes assisting with diagnosis assessments (a great learning opportunity).
  • Provide face-to-face (homes, schools, community centres) or Telehealth services to our participants from our Broome office.
  • Regular multidisciplinary meetings with other Patches’ disciplines to optimise holistic care and multidisciplinary goal setting for participants.
  • Complete relevant non-face-to-face work, including writing progress notes, resource preparation and report writing.
  • Support from OT colleagues that provide experience in remote service, technology prescription, paediatric home modifications, mealtime support, relational therapy, behaviour support, and sensory processing approaches
  • Patches prioritises evidence-based practice and a parent-child relational model.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience and knowledge of the disability sector, particularly working within the NDIS.
  • Experience working with a paediatric and/or youth background, including practical knowledge of current developmental assessments, tools, and intervention.
  • Relevant professional registration
  • National Police Clearance
  • Working with Children Check
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • NDIS Worker Orientation Module
  • Australian Driver’s License
  • Proof of Work rights (Australian Passport/ Citizenship certificate, or a Valid Visa)


Why Patches:

  • – Competitive salary from $85,000 (for new graduates) up to $120,000 dependent on experience
  • – Clinical supervision provided
  • – Up to 5 days paid professional development leave per year
  • – Up to $2000 per annum towards professional development
  • – 5 weeks annual leave per year
  • – Referral bonus for recommending great clinicians
  • – Incentive payment for achieving targets
  • – Access to a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
  • – Access to novated leasing and salary packaging with great remote area benefits


How to Apply:


Ready to embark on a new adventure? Any queries please contact hr@patches.com.au


At Patches, we are committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

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