Are you looking for a career to work with children within a luxury private practice setting? Are you enthusiastic, motivated, and enjoy a fun and friendly workplace? Do you pride yourself on clinical excellence and exceeding family’s expectations?
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our Culture
“What you believe about a person will influence what they can achieve and who they can become.”

At Young Allied Health, we truly believe that beliefs and attitude shape performance and potential. This is why we always expect and believe the best for each of our staff and clients.  

Young Allied Health is a family owned local business in Townsville. What we love about being a small business is that no member of the team is just a number, but we’re a family. We are committed to the professional and personal development of each of our team members and take pride in supporting the clinicians in achieving clinical excellence. We do this by offering regular team meetings, access to in house and external professional development, and our commitment to continuous reflection, learning, and quality improvement in all processes.

Our values drive all aspects of decision making in the business.
We continually strive to uphold the following values in all areas of operation:

Family Centered Practice

– We respect each of our clients, their families, and the importance and uniqueness of each family unit.
– We respect our staff members, their families, and their valuable to our practice.
– We respect the family wishes, aspirations, and beliefs of each of our clients and include family members in goal setting, treatment, and care.


– Whenever possible, we do what we say we’re going to do.
– We follow through on our promises or activities with staff and clients.

Quality first

– We strive to provide the highest possible quality of care for each client.
– We seek to go the extra mile and deliver services that consistently exceed the client’s expectations.
– We strive to provide a comfortable and flexible environment for all clients and staff to allow every individual to feel welcome.
Working life and development
Working life at Young Allied Health includes:
  • Luxury clinical environment in our beautiful new rooms in Kirwan
  • Regular professional supervision
  • Access to external professional mentoring
  • Membership to Nacre’s “Team Talk” for ongoing online professional development and access to online learning
  • Performance development systems within the business
  • Established private practice with strong networks in the community
  • Enjoy lunch with the team
  • Admin support with practice manager

Young Allied Health is continuing to expand following the recent relocation to our beautiful new offices in Kirwan, Townsville. Our team currently has nine clinical staff of speech pathologists and occupational therapists and additional several admin staff, including our practice manager. Thanks to the incredible work of our amazing team, we have a high demand for our services and are always on the lookout for other like-minded occupational therapists, speech pathologists, or administrative professionals to join our team.  

We know our team value our flexible working conditions to allow them to maintain a healthy balance with their family life as well, such as taking maternity leave or adjusting hours as required.  

We are always interested in hearing from people that are interested in joinging our team. If we have a specific position available, you will be able to find the details below or via advertisement. However, if there is no advertised position, we would still love to hear from you as we value the opportunity to speak with all professionals that are interested in learning more about our practice. If you would like to get in touch, please send your cover letter and resume to or give us a call for a chat.  


An occupational therapist (OT) is a university qualified allied health professional who works with people to improve their ability to do the activities they want and need to in all aspects of life. This includes things like, self-care, schooling, play, hobbies and interests. These activities are what OTs call ‘occupations’. The main goal of occupational therapy is to empower people to participate in the everyday occupations of their life.

Permanent Part-time Occupational Therapist

We’re searching for a highly motivated, fun and friendly occupational therapist who values compassion and generosity in client care. Your strengths lie in working closely with clients and as part of a close-knit team to deliver excellent outcomes for families. You are known for your caring nature, excellent communication skills, and your ability to relate to people from all backgrounds. You love to provide family focused, holistic and evidence driven assessment and therapy services for children.

We’re looking for the perfect person for our team who we can invest in developing as a person and as a professional. Ideally you will have at least one-year clinical experience in occupational therapy with a paediatric caseload, although new grads are also welcome to apply. While this position will begin in a part-time capacity, you will have the opportunity to grow your income with your caseload with the option to move into a full-time position.

Casual Receptionist

We’re searching for an enthusiastic and organized individual to join our administrative team with approx. 15 hours per week work. Duties will include answering phone calls, emails, assisting with client bookings, taking payments, using our practice management software, and assisting clinicians with administrative duties. If you possess a professional attitude and enjoy friendly communication with clients, organizing and following systems, we’d love to hear from you.