Job Opportunities

We are looking for more Paediatric Occupational Therapists to join our Team!

  • Full time and part time positions available in Bangor – Sutherland Shire
  • Experienced paediatric therapists, graduates and those seeking a career change will be considered.
  • Full-time hours worked across a 9-day fortnight
  • Work from home 1 day per fortnight and enjoy a long weekend every alternate week.
  • Join a well-resourced clinic offering regular 1-hour weekly supervision with senior therapists including 1:1 mentoring. 
  • Our practice owner is a well-respected, highly skilled, and experienced therapist who is hands on in the clinic. 
  • Fortnightly in-clinic Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • You will be well supported by an experienced admin team.
  • Above award salary package

About us

Family Connections Sydney is a dynamic, innovative practice working predominantly with children and young people providing assessment and therapy services individually and in small groups. We are offering an exciting opportunity for you to join our team in a full-time or part time position, open to new graduates and experienced therapists, including those who are looking for a career change to paediatrics. 

We focus on Sensory Integration and relationship based, neurodevelopmental approaches guided by evidence in relevant research studies and rapidly growing knowledge in the field of neuroscience. Our clinic is well resourced with equipment, assessment and professional development materials.  

Our therapists are trained in a diverse range of programs. This enables each practitioner to find the clinical pathway they are most interested in and expands the services they can provide. Irena, our Clinical Director, encourages personal growth and career progression. 

Why work with us?

  • Our Clinical Director is also the owner and face of Family Connections Sydney.  Irena is a highly respected therapist who has a hands-on approach and a commitment to the supervision, mentoring and professional development of all therapists in her team. 
  • We provide weekly 1:1 mentoring sessions as well as regular group mentoring. 
  • We offer flexibility giving you the opportunity to do some work from home. 
  • You will benefit from a structured and tailored onboarding program depending on your experience. 
  • Your salary will be above award based on your experience and is reviewed annually. With our focus on Continuing Professional Development, we also provide an annual budget for external courses plus 3 days study leave (pro rata for part time). 
  • You will have a manageable caseload allowing time to build confidence and expertise.  All therapists are provided with administrative support. 
  • Our practice provides opportunities for professional growth and development through regular CPD and working collaboratively with other therapists in the team. 

About you

  • We are looking for a therapist who is playful, creative, loves problem solving, has a passion for working with children and collaborating with their families to achieve best outcomes. 
  • You want to join a friendly and supportive team of experienced therapists who are culture driven, inspiring and enjoyable to work with. 
  • You feel accomplished delivering high quality and effective therapy that is evidence-based and supported by relevant research. 
  • You demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional development and value the opportunity to work within a team of highly respected therapists. 
  • You like contributing to the overall development of the practice, maintaining our positive culture and values and have a commitment to continuous improvement.  

Mandatory requirements     

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in Occupational Therapy  
  • Current registration with AHPRA 
  • Membership to Occupational Therapy Australia or willingness to obtain. 
  • Current Professional & Public Liability Insurance 
  • NDIS Worker Screening & NSW Working with Children Checks 
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills  
  • Driver’s Licence and access to own vehicle. 

Family Connections Sydney is a Registered NDIS Provider for Therapeutic Supports, Early Intervention Supports for Early Childhood and Specialist Behaviour Support. 

For a detailed Position Description or to chat about the role, please contact Leanne Pearce by email to  Alternatively, submit your resume and introduce yourself with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position.    

Successful applicants will be subject to relevant pre-employment checks in line with NDIS Practice Standards and Government regulations and will need to satisfy all visa requirements for working in Australia.