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Occupational Therapist

Full time, Part time

Location: Toowoomba

About the Position:

Flexibility: Why Wait offer a flexible working environment which will allow you to set your own preferred times and days (Monday to Friday). This flexibility allows for personalized and tailored interventions, ensuring optimal outcomes.

Clinic & Mobile Appointments: You will have the opportunity to provide therapy services directly to children according to their unique individual and family needs across several different settings.

Holistic Approach: Why Wait value a holistic approach to therapy, considering the individual needs, strengths, and goals of each child. They have a small tight-knit team to work together to provide individualized and consistent service.

Professional Development: Why Wait are committed to continuous improvement and offer regular PD training and opportunities for career advancement.

Paid for Supervision: Why Wait recognize the importance of peer collaboration and aim to support staff in best practice principles.

Supportive Work Environment: Why Wait aim to foster a supportive and inclusive work environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and the sharing of ideas. You will have the chance to work alongside passionate professionals who are dedicated to making a difference.


- Conduct and interpret assessments as required.

- Develop individualized therapy plans tailored to the specific needs and goals of each child.

- Provide evidence-based interventions.

- Collaborate with families, caregivers, and other Why Wait staff to ensure a holistic and coordinated approach to therapy.

- Monitor progress, evaluate outcomes, and make necessary adjustments to therapy plans.

- Provide support and guidance to families, empowering them to actively participate in their child’s communication development.

- Maintain accurate and up-to-date records, including progress notes, therapy goals, review reports, assessment reports and outcome measures.

- Provide best practice methodology.


- Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited institution.

- Registration with Occupational Therapy Australia.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with children, families and the therapeutic team.

- Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.

- Flexibility to travel within a 50km radius.

- Working with Children check.

- Valid Driver’s License.

- Willingness to use personal vehicle. (KM reimbursement)

**Ability to purchase up to 4 weeks additional annual leave.

**Laptop and phone provided.

For more information, contact Why Wait at or 0413 100 381.