Occupational Therapist

  • Full Time

Website Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Services

About this Job

About us

The Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service which has been caring for the Broome community for more than 45 years. When we first opened our doors in 1978, BRAMS was the first remote Aboriginal Medical Service in Western Australia.

We deliver comprehensive, holistic and culturally responsive primary health care, social and emotional wellbeing services, and NDIS support to more than 6500 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Broome region.

BRAMS takes pride in providing a friendly and supportive workplace with generous salary packaging, access to a range of leave (including study leave), and opportunities for career advancement.


About the role

The Occupational Therapist will lead the provision of flexible and timely occupational therapy services to consumers of BRAMS’ Aged and Disability services.

The focus will be on optimising independence for consumers and enhancing health, wellbeing and quality of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consumers in accordance with the BRAMS Model of Care.

You will be required to participate in the development of an individual workplan which will include key result areas associated with their position, and a requirement to demonstrate appropriate behaviours which reflect a commitment to BRAMS values and strategic directions.


About you

To be successful in this role, you must possess a recognised tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy, and current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as an Occupational Therapist.

The following is also desirable:

  • Sound understanding of the Aboriginal Medical Service Model of Care.
  • Previous experience within an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Service.
  • Demonstrated skills in working within a community setting, in particular the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience working in the disability or aged care sector.
  • Excellent understanding of the disability and aged care sector, and the care and support needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consumers.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and sustain productive professional relationships with relevant stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage a workload.
  • Strong computer skills and experience with clinical management systems.


  • Salary range: $113,000 – $121,000
  • 6 weeks’ annual leave
  • Study leave
  • Annual remote allowance
  • Relocation allowance

Next steps

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a growing organisation that takes pride in making a real difference in the local community. Apply today!

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