Occupational Therapist


Role Overview


The Paediatric Occupational Therapist is responsible for providing support for children’s participation and independence leading to quality educational outcomes for children. This is a part-time, 3-day-per-week role or could be considered two days, based between our fabulous office in Southbank, home and in our Campuses across Melbourne. 

The role involves undertaking screenings and informal observations as well as 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 or more of experience in paediatric Occupational Therapy, in addition to:

  • A relevant and accredited Occupational Therapy degree
  • Registration through AHPRA is essential
  • Solid understanding of the Australian and Victorian healthcare system, and a broad range of disciplines as they relate to children’s health and development services
  • Commitment to the National Guidelines for Best Practice in Early childhood Intervention
  • Current Working with Children check 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
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Incredible career development opportunities within a 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 or email [email protected].

Sounds like the role for you?

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