Newcastle Occupational Therapy Jobs

Position: Occupational Therapist

Join the Silver Porcupine team

Are you looking for flexibility to make the most out your life! We believe that work/life balance is essential for living your best life.
Our full or part-time options offer amazing benefits to assist you to grow and develop your occupational therapy career… you support others, so we want to support you to do what you love and love what you do!

About Us

Silver Porcupine Occupational Therapy Services is a fast-growing paediatric occupational therapy business. We are passionate about empowering independence to children and families to create a sense of well-being and fulfilment to engage in all aspects of life.

About the Role

  • A manageable and varied caseload
  • Mobile-based therapy delivered to children within homes, preschools, schools and community settings
  • Collaborative consultation with families to deliver goal-directed therapy to empower independence
  • Working with children and young people with varying conditions and disabilities such as ASD, attentional difficulties, Sensory Processing Disorder, developmental delays, motor disorders and mental health issues as well as collaboration with other therapists working with the child and family
  • Provide a play-based, fun approach to therapy to facilitate function and improve capacity
  • Practical and sustainable billable targets
  • Ability to conduct a wide range of Occupational Therapy assessments
  • Prepare and complete reports and documentation as required

Role Requirements

  • Tertiary level qualification in Occupational Therapy
  • AHPRA registration
  • Current Working with Children Check, NSW Police Check and first aid certification
  • Experience in delivering assessment and intervention within a paediatric/young person role is desirable though not essential
  • Although we predominantly work with children, experience working with adults is also an advantage
  • Friendly, positive attitude and an ethical approach to working with families and varied cultures
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a growing team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Current Drivers Licence and own vehicle


  • Above-award salary based on your skills and experience plus incentives for performance as well as increased annual leave options
  • Flexible working arrangements with work from home options
  • Peer mentoring and clinical supervision
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Parental Leave options
  • Generous annual Professional Development allowance as well as personal development opportunities
  • Team development events
  • Provision of phone and laptop or tablet
  • Uniform
  • Travel reimbursements


Silver Porcupine Occupational Therapy is offering full or part-time work options and will be happy to negotiate hours and days of work, there are also options for rostered days off to suit your life/work balance!

We also encourage 4th Year Occupational Therapy students to apply as allied health positions are available and may lead to full-time employment upon successful completion of your university degree and AHPRA registration.

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and cover letter to