Graduate Occupational Therapy Program

Perth Clinic’s Occupational Therapy Program offers an excellent opportunity for graduate level OT’s looking to begin their career in mental health.

Over a 12-month period, graduates will be provided with:

  • Regular supervision and mentorship individually and within the therapy team.
  • Clinical skill development and comprehensive learning through in-house and external training opportunities.
  • Direct observation of a variety of interventions in groups and with individuals based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Mindfulness based frameworks.


For enquiries about the Graduate OT Program please contact Suzanne Araujo, Senior Occupational Therapist on 9481 4888.

  • personal details;
  • work experience;
  • details of your academic history;
  • your current resume; and
  • 2 current references
Graduate Nurse Program

Perth Clinics’ Mental Health Nursing Program for both graduate and experienced nurses offers comprehensive support and guidance for nurses to transition to clinical practice specializing in the field mental health.

The program is suitable for:

  • first year Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse graduates
  • clinicians currently registered as an EN or RN with little/no experience in mental health seeking to pursue a career in the mental health field.


Perth Clinic offers a 12 month program with rotations through four specialty clinical mental health areas. This program includes:

  • Exposure to acute psychiatry, addiction issues, adolescent patients and patients with complex trauma.
  • Clinical skill-based development and comprehensive knowledge relevant to the care of mental health patients supported by regular specialized training sessions each month.
  • To ensure collaborative practice within a multi-disciplinary team in a culturally safe manner, valuing ethical behaviour. Nurses are provided with a preceptor on all rotations.



Perth Clinic offers a rolling intake throughout the year. Applications are now open.

For preliminary inquiries about the Graduate Nurse Program please email:


Formal applications should be addressed to the Director of Clinical Services and include:

  • Personal details;
  • Work experience;
  • Details of your academic history;
  • Brief information about interest in mental health
  • Your current resume; and
  • 2 current references

Perth Clinic Patients Get Better. Faster.

Perth Clinic is the leading provider of acute mental health care in Western Australia.

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