Occupational Therapist- Macksville

At Lifetime Connect our vision is building strength in individuals, families and communities. As we approach 50 years supporting our local communities, our team of passionate professionals continues to grow. Our people aspire to improve knowledge, broaden experience, and seek to be better skilled and equipped to support the outcomes and goals identified by our clients. This has enabled us to become one of the leading providers of allied health and therapy services for children and young people in NSW. As an organisation, we value and support the development and success of each individual.

 Therapy and Education Support Services (TESS) is an early intervention service that specialises in providing services to local communities across the Port Macquarie, Kempsey-shire council, Nambucca Valley, Bellingen Valley, and Coffs Harbour local government areas.

Due to growth, we are excited to provide an opportunity for one or more enthusiastic Occupational Therapists to extend our reach and deliver supports in the Macksville area.

New graduates & OT students due to graduate in 2023 are welcome and encouraged to apply.

About the role:

You will be working in our therapy rooms, within schools/preschools and at clients’ homes to empower children and families to achieve their goals through an integrated approach to therapy.

Your responsibilities will include independently managing your caseload, completing assessments and reports, engaging in professional development opportunities, providing 1:1 therapy, as well as liaising with parents, preschools/schools, and other services.


 Professional requirements and personal qualities:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification (Bachelor of Allied Science, Occupational Therapy)
  • Current AHPRHA registration (or eligible for on completion of degree)
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check
  • Current Working With Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • Current CPR and First Aid certificate
  • Current NSW drivers licence
  • You are passionate about supporting the rights of children and families
  • You value working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team
  • You have good problem solving and decision-making skills
  • You love what you do


  • A 4-week structured induction program to ease you into your caseload and give you that critical insight and roadmap to your new career
  • We offer an ongoing individualised mentoring and supervision structure tailored to your learning needs
  • A flexible and autonomous timetable
  • Excellent internal and external professional development opportunities including access to a professional development allowance
  • Tech pack including phone, laptop, and iPad
  • A competitive pay package based on relevant qualifications and experience.
  • Tax-effective salary packaging opportunities
  • Very flexible work environment to encourage work-life balance
  • Administration support
  • Opportunity to develop and facilitate group programs


How to Apply?


If you want know more about this opportunity, email angela.jaques@lifetimeconnect.org.au. Or, if you feel like we are a good fit simply click ‘apply now’ and attach your resume and cover letter.

You can learn more about us on our website www.lifetimeconnect.org.au

Lifetime Connect welcomes applications from culturally and linguistically diverse candidates, suitably qualified people who may have a disability and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.


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