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February 2017

New Position Available:

Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Lively Eaters is a private team whom specialise in feeding difficulties in children from birth to the early teens.  Our dedicated team consists of Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Dietitians, Infant Mental Health worker, Paediatrician and Receptionist/Therapy Assistant.  We provide a clinic based service at our premises at Evandale, home and education centre based sessions as well as our unique inpatient, multi-disciplinary team intensive service at Memorial Hospital, North Adelaide.  This program is the only one of its kind in Australia and services families from all over South Australia and Australia.  This program provides intensive feeding support for tube weaning and Fussy Feeders.  Lively Eaters prides itself on providing holistic, family centred support using a range of sensory, motor and relationship based principles to address the individual family’s needs.


We are seeking an enthusiastic Paediatric OT to join our dynamic, enthusiastic and dedicated team.  Experience working with feeding difficulties across a range of developmental, behavioural and medical conditions is preferred however for the right candidate training and support will be provided and therefore if this is an area of passion for you, you are encouraged to apply.  Experience with working with children on the Autism Spectrum, the SOS Approach to feeding, Sensational Mealtimes and/or Circle of Security – Relational based therapy is also desirable.  Professional support and inter disciplinary team work is integral to our team ethos.  You must be eligible for a Medicare Provider number.  We are a recognised provider under the NDIS.


This is a part time position (minimum 0.2 FTE) with hours and days (clinic based) being flexible (clinic operates from Monday – Saturday) and can be negotiated with the potential to pick up hours in the inpatient program (as negotiated or desired) and/or our Feeding Therapy groups.  Rate of pay well above the award rate and commensurate with experience.  Start date negotiable but preferably in the next 4 weeks.

If you would like further information about the role please don’t hesitate to contact Emily Lively directly ( or via the clinic on (08) 7226 6395.

Applications close Wednesday 8th March 2017 – please email a copy of your CV and application letter to

Contact Us

Lively Eaters
Phone: (08) 7226 6395

Opening Hours:
Monday: By Appointment
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: By Appointment
Thursday: By Appointment
Friday: By Appointment
Saturday: By Appointment
Sunday: Closed

Clinic hours: Monday to Saturday by appointment Reception hours: Mon/Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat part time. Reception is closed on Tuesdays.