Careers at Maari Ma
Occupational Therapist

Maari Ma Aboriginal Health  
Employment Type:
FC - Full-Time Contract  
Child and Family Health

Occupational Therapist

Full time until June 2024, and then subject to ongoing funding


About Maari Ma Health

Maari Ma Health is an Aboriginal community controlled health service that has been providing a quality service to the Aboriginal people of far western New South Wales for more than 20 years and employs over 130 people within the region.

About the role

The Occupational Therapist works as part of the Child & Family Health program providing a leadership role in the delivery of our paediatric allied health team based care service. The incumbent will work at an advanced level, demonstrating their ability to provide autonomous practice, using their critical thinking skills and improving practice in their own and other employee’s therapy provision. 

Responsible for overseeing a paediatric caseload of complex patients and provides a broad range of paediatric services for children with a developmental delay and/or physical disability. This involves clinic based, school based and community based services.  The position acts as the senior therapist in the allied health team, coordinating and monitoring therapy delivered by the speech pathologist and allied health assistants. This includes teaching, mentoring and clinical supervision of Allied Health Assistants.

Travel within the Region may be required with some overnight stays.

Salary up to $96,000 gross per annum plus superannuation (Depending on qualifications and experience)

A great range of benefits including:

·         Generous salary packaging (which can increase your take home pay by several thousand dollars)

·         5 weeks annual leave plus additional paid leave over Christmas period

·         Accrued Days Off  (up to 12 per year)

·         Excellent career development opportunities

·         Relocation assistance


Please view our website and see the Strategic Plan, Chronic Disease Strategy and Annual Report at

APPLY ONLINE - please go to the “Working with uspage of our website.

TO DISCUSS the role please contact Linda Lynott on (08) 8082 9777 or email     

A NSW Working With Children Check and National Police History Check are essential for this position