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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 throughout the application process
  • Good support in organising work and residence permits and your living arrangements
  • A free introductory day in Switzerland (we pay travel costs up to max 300 euros)
  • CareToMatch is based in Switzerland and employs physiotherapists and other care workers who have preceded you in the emigration process to Switzerland
  • Personal guidance in German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch or English
  • We do all this for you as a candidate completely free of charge and without obligation

Interested? Apply now!


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