They support and implement programs developed by physiotherapists or occupational therapists and contribute to the development of innovative therapy programs, improving the wellbeing of care recipients.
Each of our trained and experienced therapy assistants ensure the holistic needs of care are met in accordance with the clients’ care plan by facilitating a variety of therapeutic and recreational programs.
Our therapy assistants are thoroughly trained in site reporting, accreditation and quality standards, and legislative compliance.
Below are the minimum requirements of our therapy assistants:
- Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance,
- Excellent communication and clinical documentation skills
- Excellent time management and organisational skills,
- A relevant industrial funding arrangement, such as ACFI and NDIS,
- The right to work in Australia,
- Demonstrated experience at a minimum of six months,
- A current valid driver’s license,
- Two validated reference checks,
- A satisfactory National Police Records check,
- Statuary Declaration,
- A successful health assessment in physical and mental health fitness,
- A working with children check where applicable,
- Have a greater understanding of the complex needs of aged individuals and those living with a disability,
- Experience working within the relevant industry and in providing home-base therapy assistant programs, and
- The ability to work independently and to effectively communicate with clients, family members and other service providers.