Therapy Assistant

Job Classification
Job Type
Part Time
Start timeframe
Rockingham WA 6168
Posted By
Down South Therapy

Salary: $50,000.00 - $76,124.00

Job Type: Permanent - Part Time

Location: South Metro, Eastern Corridor, Kwinana, Rockingham

Job Category: General Therapy Provider

Are you ready for more?

Good therapists make an impression. Your skills will make a difference in people’s lives.

It’s your drive to do more that will make you a great therapist.

The drive to get into the real world and help people face their challenges head-on.

The drive to expand your skills and experience with a role that actively goes out into the community to make a difference.

If you have the skills and the drive to do more, then we want to talk to you.


We want to provide more opportunities

As Perth’s largest mobile Allied Health Service provider, Down South Therapy makes our families the focus of what we do, by going to them.

We step into their world to deliver a service that will make a difference to them. To help them develop their own skills and knowledge so they can achieve more. 

We provide high quality best practice Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy and Psychology services to our expanding clientele across the metro area and into rural and remote areas.

We work with people of all ages, through private and government funding, with or without an official diagnosis. 


Our continued commitment to providing individualised services to all our families means we need committed and flexible therapists to join our team so we can reach more families across Western Australia.

 Job Description We can offer you more

Our Therapy Assistants experience a supportive, vibrant and passionate team that work together to provide the best services for our families.

Our diverse caseload gives you the opportunity to expand your experience and skills in all areas that matter to you the most, across all ages and abilities.


All our employees enjoy

  • Highly competitive salary + Vehicle & Superannuation salary sacrificing options
  • Amazing caseload variety and the opportunity to make a real and meaningful difference to clients and families.
  • Career mapping with opportunities for advancement within the organisation and involvement with innovative project development
  • Regular and ongoing Clinical Supervision and Discipline-specific meetings
  • A wide range of support including paid internal and external professional development activities paid training leave.
  • A vibrant and passionate supportive team environment
  • Flexible working arrangements including purchasing additional leave.

Being a therapist can be incredibly rewarding but can also significantly impact your own mental health and wellness. This is why we ensure all employees have full access to our Employees Assistance Program with free counselling sessions every year and two wellness days per year.


As a Therapy Assistant with Down South Therapy, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work with individuals, their families and their key stakeholders to implement individualised plans developed by a supervising therapist to clients of all ages and abilities
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team and provide direct community, school-based and home-based intervention and support programs.
  • Work 1:1 and in group contexts with children, teenagers and adults
  • Work with individuals across the lifespan both with and without a diagnosis


 Desired Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A level 3 or 4 Certificate in Allied Health Assistance or equivalent (preferred but not essential)
  • Work independently in community settings.
  • Desire to work in a client-centred and family-centred practice
  • A passion for assisting clients to reach their full potential and to achieve valued and meaningful goals through fun, functional and individualised therapy
  • High level organisational and time management skills
  • The ability to work in an energetic and flexible environment
  • Proven ability to work in and contribute to a team
  • A continuous quality improvement mindset
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working With Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • Drivers Licence

It would be advantageous if you:

  • are willing to provide Hydrotherapy (PT assistant)
  • Have experience working, volunteering or been on prac in disability services.


Job Location (Area or Region)
Job Type
Business Type
Allied Health Practice
Job Title
Therapy Assistant
Posted By
Down South Therapy
Rockingham WA 6168
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