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Key Workers - Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Educational Specialists

VIC Statewide, VIC

1-2 Years




Join Melbourne City Mission’s Early Childhood Intervention Services team to work together with children and their families to make an impact on their lives.

  • Calling for Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Educational Specialists
  • Permanent and fixed-term opportunities available (PT and FT)
  • Werribee and Thornbury locations

Melbourne City Mission supports people to transform their own lives, their own way and to reach their best future. The imminent growth in our Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS), in particular in the West of Melbourne, means that we want more health professionals to join our team as Key Workers to provide the services that children with a disability or developmental delay and their families.

Click here to find out more about working with Melbourne City Mission.

What will you do?

Under a trans-disciplinary key worker model of service delivery, you will provide specialist support and service provision to children and their families, in order to promote development, well-being and community participation.

How will you assist the children and their families to impact their lives?

You will promote and optimise the child’s learning and development to ensure full and active participation in family and community life by considering the possibilities of how all specialities in the ECIS team can do something together to make an impact.

What do you need to become a Key Worker in our ECIS team?

Appropriately qualified, you are experienced and knowledgeable in the delivery of services within ECIS for children and their families and typical and atypical childhood development and strategies to facilitate early childhood development in a range of settings. You will also show demonstrated effective case management and time management skills to achieve our service requirements. ECIS work is rewarding and challenging at the same time and your resilience and support to the ECIS team will be important to optimise outcomes for everyone.


How do I become a Key Worker?

Please click on the following Key Worker roles to find their relevant position descriptions: Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist and Educational Specialist. For further information please contact Melinda Thompson, Senior Manager - ECIS, on 0428 138 481. Applications should include a cover letter, current CV and selection criteria response and sent to

Please note that the selection process will commence during the advertising period; short listed applicants will be contacted during this time.

As part of Melbourne City Mission’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment safety screening checks process. Successful appointment to a position will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check, current professional registration, and current driver license.

Our commitment to diversity

At MCM, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people. If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you.