Therapy Assistant South Location
Part time fixed term contract 22.5 hours per week (0.6 FTE) (with opportunity of extension or permanency)
$56,504 to $57,792 per annum + super + salary packaging
About the role
Therapy Assistants deliver therapy programs with customers (individuals and groups) in a variety of environments including customers’ homes, community and educational settings, swimming pools and Ability Centre’s onsite hydrotherapy pool under the supervision of a therapist.
As a key member of the team you will be passionate about providing support to both customers and their families and other therapy staff congruent to National Disability Standards and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Our therapy services are based around a person/family-centred philosophy, in which all team members collaborate to work towards the goals identified by our customers and their families. You will actively model and support person/family-centred practices,.
Skills and experience required
What we offer
About Ability Centre
Ability Centre is a not-for-profit disability service provider that has been supporting Western Australian families for nearly 70 years. Our purpose is to empower people to realise their abilities. We currently operate across the Perth metropolitan area providing our customers and their families the services and supports they need. Our services include therapy, equipment, accommodation, community support and participation, respite, disability employment and supported employment. These services can be provided from early infancy through to adulthood. Our industry is in a period of transformation and change, with the roll-out of the NDIS across Western Australia. This is an exciting time to be part of Ability Centre as we innovate, change and adapt our services to meet the changing needs of our customers.
Who to contact about the position
Cory Gersch, Human Resource Officer on 9267 8327
1. Your 1 to 2 page cover letter outlining your skills, strengths and relevant experience; and
2. Your current resume.
Applications close 16 November 2020
‘We reserve the right to extend or withdraw this advertisement prior to the closing date’
Ability Centre is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
Reference No: VAC0288