Occupational Therapist


Role Overview


The Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing developmental advice that supports quality educational outcomes for children. This is a part-time, 3-day-per-week role, based between our fabulous new office on the Southbank, and in our Campuses around Melbourne.

The role involves undertaking screenings and providing appropriate campus strategies; giving strategies and guidance to support children and their families; delivering education to team members; ensuring an understanding of the allied health specialist support available to all.


Children are at the heart of our brand and we believe in the positive impact we can have on their overall well-being by providing the best possible start in life. This is no ordinary childcare; we offer 21st-century early learning to meet the needs of today’s families with a focus on innovation, development, and passion for education. 


We’d love to talk to you if you have around 3 years in paediatric OT, in addition to:

  • A relevant and accredited Occ Therapy degree
  • Registration through AHPRA is essential
  • Experience working with children before, during, and after a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, sensory processing difficulties, motor planning challenges, and intellectual disability
  • solid understanding of child and family health, the Australian and Victorian healthcare system, and a broad range of disciplines as they relate to children’s health and development
  • Current Working with Children clearance and current Drivers Licence

What’s in it for you?

We are proud to offer our team members a range of benefits including;

  • fully flexible work options
  • competitive pay with annual performance & salary reviews 
  • 50% discount on childcare fees
  • additional wellbeing leave
  • extensive learning and development
  • financial support for training or study
  • service recognition and access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • incredible career development opportunities within a rapidly growing business
Having fulfilled, engaged and happy team members with access to the latest resources, infrastructure and training is a key priority for us, as is our commitment to diversity and inclusion – we want you to bring your whole self to work. 
As such, we welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community, particularly those who identify as Australian Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander.

Please visit us at https://www.oac.edu.au/careers to find out more

Sounds like the role for you?

We'd love to hear from you, apply now and take the next step in your career!

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