Anglicare Therapy Assistant – Hydrotherapy Job Vacancy in Adelaide

Imagine a workplace that embraces your values, not tolerates them. A role with rewards beyond the financial. A team of people who believe friendly and fun can work hand-in-hand with dedicated and progressive. At Anglicare, we see the world the way you do. We feel compelled to change lives and grow communities by
pushing ourselves to constantly improve the quality of our services. We understand what a satisfying career, extensive training, and community spirit really means. We're in the business of turning hope into reality.

"Anglicare - an expression of the Anglican church working for dignity and justice"

Therapy Assistant – Hydrotherapy
• Casual position - Westbourne Park location
• Fitness instruction with Aquatherapy

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and confident person to join our Westbourne Park Allied Health Services team. Duties are varied and include: running group and individual exercise programs for Hydrotherapy and Falls and Balance, as well as the assisting in the office, managing appointments and assisting with enquiries and referrals. You’ll be working alongside a passionate group of professionals including Podiatrists, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists.

Essential Requirements
This is a wonderful opportunity for a personable, team oriented individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills; able to liaise with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. You’re highly organised, with proven reception and clerical skills, experienced in the preparation of accurate documentation. You have a genuine affection and empathy for elderly people, a proven understanding of ageing client needs and comprehend the benefits of exercise on the older client in maintaining maximal function. You are an Australian resident or hold a current Australian Working VISA.

Highly Desirable Requirements
• Certificate III or IV Allied Health Assistant (or equivalent demonstrated experience and knowledge) or related certificates
• Qualifications with Active Ageing SA or equivalent exercise management with older people.
• Manual Handling training
• Senior First Aid Certificate

Apart from enormous job satisfaction we offer the benefits of salary packaging to increase your take home pay (see our salary packaging calculator available in the “careers” section of our website), journey insurance to cover you from home to work, discounted child care, training and career opportunities.

Please visit the Anglicare website and download the position profile to find out more Ensure that your covering letter briefly addresses the essential requirements of the role, as outlined in the job description.

Applications may be submitted by e-mail directly to

If you require further information or would like to discuss the position, please contact: Jenna Falzon on (08) 8229 6721 during office hours.

Applications close: Monday 6 March 2012.

We encourage applicants from Aboriginal and all other cultures.