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  • Occupational Therapist
  • 5500,-/6500,- min/max
  • Temporary or permanent
  • 25/42 min/max
  • CH Luzern / Obwalden / Nidwalden

Occupational therapist for nursing home in Lucerne

Function description

Occupational therapist wanted for nursing home in Lucerne

We are looking for an enthusiastic occupational therapist for a nursing home in Lucerne, with an affinity for geriatrics.

The organisation:

It is an interdisciplinary and vibrant institution with several locations around Lucerne city. The organisation makes an important contribution to elderly care in the region with a wide range of different professions. Are you interested in geriatrics and rehabilitation? Then read on soon.

The area:

Lucerne is located in central Switzerland and lies at the foot of the Alps. It is the ideal location for outdoor sports such as mountain biking and snowboarding/skiing. You can be on the ski slopes within half an hour but if you would like to go to Italy once in a while, that is also possible within 2.5 hours! Also, Zurich is less than an hour away.

What do we expect:

  • A completed bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy
  • Pleasure and patience in dealing with elderly people
  • Practical experience and knowledge in gerontology, psychiatry and rheumatology, in adapting tools for the elderly and in dealing with people with dementia
  • Independent working style and enjoy working in interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Good oral and written expression skills in the German language (at least level B2)

The organisation offers:

  • Motivated, cooperative and professional team
  • Optimal relief of all administrative tasks (incl. billing) by our competent medical secretariat
  • Opportunity to participate in organisational matters and specialist developments within the team
  • Attractive terms of employment and a good salary
  • A diverse workplace with a focus on advising and instructing residents, family members and carers on fall and pain prevention, positioning and health promotion activities
  • Training residents’ and ambulatory patients’ physical, cognitive, emotional and social skills relevant to daily living
  • Opportunity to position occupational therapy in interprofessional collaboration within the physiotherapy/occupational therapy team and with nursing staff and medical services

CareToMatch Offers:

  • Full guidance through the entire application process.
  • Good support in organizing work and residence permits, as well as accommodation.
  • Free introductory day in Switzerland (we cover travel costs up to a maximum of 300 euros).
  • Opportunity to take a German language course.
  • Personal guidance in German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch, or English.
  • CareToMatch is based in Switzerland and employs healthcare professionals who have undergone the emigration process to Switzerland before.
  • All of these services are provided to you as a candidate completely free and without obligation.

Interested? Apply directly to this vacancy for more information!


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