Careers – Allied Health Assistants

Therapies for Kids is seeking a dynamic Allied Health Assistant to join our Riverina team in Narrandera, NSW. This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech Pathologists as part of a Multi-disciplinary Paediatric Healthcare team.

The role:

  • Provide clinical and administrative services under the supervision of an Allied Health Professional to assist in the provision of high quality services to our paediatric clients and their families; including the use of telehealth resources to deliver individualised programs.
  • Motivate and encourage clients to participate in therapy programs through respectful therapeutic communication and engagement strategies
  • Work with a range of children that have varying needs, with a large portion of our caseload comprising of children with a disability

Essential requirements:

  • Demonstrated competency with common computer user software systems including Telehealth resources
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a team environment with the ability to liaise with other health professionals to ensure a seamless continuity of care
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workload, meet deadlines and complete activities (including ability to work within a scope of practice and seek assistance as required)
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of work health and safety as well as patient privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • Flexible work hours between 8.30am – 6pm
  • Current NSW driver’s licence (P2 acceptable)
  • Working With Children’s Check
  • NDIS Workers Check
  • COVID-19 vaccination

The ideal candidate has…

  • Experience as an allied health assistant or working in a health related setting is preferred but not required
  • Successful completion of Certificate III or Certificate IV Allied Health Assistant is preferred but not required
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Previous experience working with children is an advantage
  • Excellent customer service skills and a friendly personality
  • The ability to multi-task in a busy environment and within a team
  • Candidates who are familiar with NDIS, EFTPOS, HiCaps and EPC systems will be at a definite advantage

TFK benefits:

  • Above award wages
  • On the job training with opportunity for external professional development
  • Regular supervisions with Senior Therapists
  • Become part of a high performing and supportive team

For enquiries please contact Clare Hoogers on (02) 6959 2249 or via email at riverina@therapiesforkids.com.au

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