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Occupational Therapist


  • Full-time and Part-time ongoing opportunity with supportive team
  • Flexible working arrangements | Blended office based/work from home role
  • Competitive salary |10.5% Super | NFP Salary Packaging Benefits
  • Development opportunities |Ongoing support| Monthly supervision
  • New graduates are encouraged to apply, be part of our supportive new graduate program.

Are you?

  • A team player, independent thinker, and risk taker
  • Focused on career pathways for new graduates and stretch goals for experienced practitioners
  • High achieving, energetic and passionate
  • Creative and curious - do you think outside the box?
  • Full-time and part-time positions available, in our growing multidisciplinary team
  • Realistic KPIs and billable hours.

ECIS Highlights

About the Organisation:

At Melbourne City Mission we’re changing lives every day. We’ve been around for almost as long as Melbourne itself and are a responsive, creative and flexible organisation transforming the lives of people we work with. A career with us means you are part of an organisation making a real difference.

Our  ECIS  team is growing,  with proven results delivering high quality services. Our dynamic team thrives on innovation and our collaborative approach means you are always well supported.
We are dedicated to developing the talent and expertise of our employees, we know their accomplishments are the key to our success.

What will you do?

Be part of a vibrant transdisciplinary team working with children from birth to 7 years who have developmental delay or disability, and their families. Work in a variety of settings where no two days are the same, you set your own schedule.  Work under a Trauma Informed Healing Orientated Framework in an organisation that values wellbeing for all.


Your role:

  • Provide play-based therapeutic services focused on child and family goals delivered universal services for children aged 0-7yrs
  • Utilise skills and knowledge in occupational therapy to provide high quality, goal driven, evidence-based, family-centred programs
  • Complete assessments to guide skill based therapy in the areas of fine/gross motor, sensory processing, emotional regulation and equipment needs.
  • Demonstrate occupational therapy specific competencies in understanding and analysing the ability of the child in the areas of fine and gross motor, sensory processing, self-care, emotional regulation and equipment needs
  • Use your discipline specific knowledge to provide consultations and work collaboratively with  our other therapists
  • Integrate telepractice into your service delivery where appropriate
  • Be proactive in your learning by participating in Monthly supervision, Monthly Communities of Practice and generous Professional Development budget- specialize in your areas of interest
  • Be part of a team, whilst managing your own schedule and flexible working arrangements.

Essential Criteria

  • A tertiary qualification occupational therapy and current registration
  • Ability to work collaboratively with your team
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently, to implement effective caseload management strategies
  • Knowledge of the NDIS and ability to work within a billable model
  • Working with Children Check
  • NDIS worker screening check
  • Drivers license and comprehensively insured motor vehicle.
  • Travel within the northern suburbs or western suburbs

Download a position description for the full duties and key selection criteria


We offer a competitive remuneration package including an attractive salary, access to tax-effective NFP salary packaging arrangements (which equates to $15,900) and supportive work/life balance provisions. MCM recognises the importance of investing in the training, learning and development of our employees, including a budget of $1000 pro rata of PD training each year. Laptop and mobile phone are supplied.

How to apply

Applications should include a current resume, cover letter briefly addressing the key selection criteria in the Position Description. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. If you are a current MCM employee, please submit your application via the myHR job board. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.


For more details or assistance with application submission please email:

Other Relevant Information

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work visa
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have or be willing to obtain a WWCC and NDIS screen check
  • Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening process as part of the MCM selection process. 
  • MCM employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

MCM is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to safety. MCM embraces differences because we know that diversity and inclusion help us to attract, recruit, engage and retain talented people. We are passionate about all our employees, with the skills that they bring, realising their full potential through ongoing learning and development and through embracing the positive impact that we make through our work and to the young people that we support. 
We are a leading for profit-for-purpose organisation that offer a broad range of services in Early Years, Disability, Homelessness, Palliative Care and Education.

Position details

  • Date posted

    05 September 2022
  • Closing Date

    05 October 2022
  • Location

    Northern and Western Metropolitan Regions
  • Work type

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