Part-time on a Fixed Term Contract


Are you an experienced Occupational Therapist who is looking for a new challenge? Parkerville Children and Youth Care (Inc) have an exciting new opportunity to be part of a dynamic team of professionals within our Geraldton cottages.


Within the Geraldton team, you will be working in Early Intervention and Prevention with children aged 0-18 years, playing a key role within the Foster Care and Family Group Homes, as well as the wider community. Our Out of Home Care team specialises in early childhood development and trauma, where you will have the opportunity to facilitate parenting programs and workshops to assist in empowering parents and caregivers in guiding their child’s age appropriate development.


We currently have a vacancy for a suitably qualified and experienced Occupational Therapist to work across our Murchison service who will work independently, whilst also being a part of a dynamic and multidisciplinary team committed to doing challenging but rewarding work. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children and their families and have access to numerous ongoing professional development opportunities.


The successful applicant will provide occupational therapy group intervention services and consultation to community playgroups to support age appropriate child development. The successful applicant in this role will also coordinate and run professional development workshops for the community and support the children within our Out of Home Care programme.


In addition to ongoing professional development opportunities and regular professional supervision, this position offers an attractive remuneration package that includes:


  • A competitive salary and rental assistance of $10,400
  • A vehicle
  • A mobile phone and laptop
  • Salary packaging options of up to $15,900 per annum


For role related enquiries, please contact Beki Smith on 0418 407 310 or during business hours.


To submit an application for this role,  please visit the following by inserting into your browser to obtain the Job Description and an Application Form. We ask that you then please submit your application along with the following documents:


  • Completed employment application form
  • Covering letter
  • CV or resume


Applications for this position should be submitted by COB Wednesday 28 October 2020.


Parkerville Children and Youth Care Inc. has met the Safeguarding Children Standards set out by the Australian Childhood Foundation and received full Safeguarding Children  accreditation in November 2016.


Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share our commitment.


Our recruitment and selection processes reflect this commitment and will include criminal records and reference checks for successful applicants.


It is essential that all applicants meet the above criteria and are permitted to work and remain in Australia with no limitations.

Contact Us

Contact Details

To discuss the role and your interest in it, please call:

Beki Smith  on 0418 407 310 or