Paediatric Occupational Therapist – From the Clinic to the Surf!

Full Time, Part Time
Sutherland, Sydney, Sydney (Sutherland Shire)
Posted 5 months ago

Join this dedicated OT-owned provider in advocating for Disability Inclusion and Closing the Gap through providing both clinic and surf-based therapy! This wonderful provider offers full flexibility to their staff and has a newly renovated clinic.


  • Competitive salary $80K- $95K Base + Super!
  • Flexible and mum-friendly work options with full time, part time or school hours available
  • Varied paediatric case load (0-18 years)
  • Working in a range of settings including their newly renovated clinic and their specialised surf program (if of interest).
  • OT-owned service – be a apart of a caring team.


Fantastic opportunity to join this established and caring organisation who is committed to their clients and their families. This successful paediatric practice is looking for an Occupational Therapist  keen to take on a paediatric caseload in the Sutherland Shire area, working in their newly renovated, well-resourced clinic and option to participate in their specialised surf program (if this is of interest to you).


The Role:

  • Undertake assessments and provide intervention, liaising with families, teachers & other relevant stakeholders
  • Interventions will be carried out in the clinic
  • Interventions will have a focus on evidence-based practice
  • Provide support and consultation to other members of the dedicated team.
  • Involvement in their afternoon surf program (if this is of interest to you).


The Surf Program:

*This is an optional component of the role

  • Occupational Therapy in the Surf!
  • Provide 1:1 safe surfing assistance – on the beach and in the water
  • Develop the confidence of children with disabilities
  • Teach children how to listen to instructions, regulate their emotions and be part of a great community.
  • Help kids feel safe in the water and participate in an activity that they can boast about!



  • Tertiary Qualification in Occupational Therapy (with AHPRA registration)
  • Desire to work in a paediatric Occupational Therapy setting with a playful demeanour
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to build rapport with clients and families to ensure that therapy is fun and engaging.
  • Working with Children Check, National Police Check, NDIS worker screening clearance, Children’s First Aid training (or willingness to obtain these)



  • Competitive salary + professional development opportunities.
  • Provision of supervision and support in your role
  • Friendly team and OT Lead
  • Opportunities to progress and to grow with the service .


For further details please contact Kirstin Symmonds

Phone. 0407 381 250

Email. Click Here

All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality.


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