A Career as an Allied Health Assistant
If you enjoy helping people and are considering a career in the health industry, becoming an Allied Health Assistant could be just the role for you. Being part of the health care sector offers more than just a rewarding career, it’s the largest and fastest-growing industry, employing over 1.5 million people. When it comes to Allied Health Assistants specifically, you have the flexibility to follow your passion into a range of areas including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, aged & disability care.
What does an Allied Health Assistant do?
Supporting clients to achieve identified therapy goals under supervision of allied health professionals
Preparing clients for therapy under the direction of supervising allied health professionals
Communicating with other health care and allied health professionals and clients
Carrying out administrative duties such as client record keeping & appointment and scheduling.
Confirming and discussing therapy and treatment plans and programs with supervising allied health professionals
What do I need to get qualified?
Study the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
(next 5 years)
Therapy Aid/ Allied Health Assistant Salary
6.7% Employment Growth (2020 - 2025)
Sources: *JobOutlook – Median weekly wage before tax & Labour Market Information Portal (2019)
What our students say...
“If you’re looking at studying allied health assisting and you are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives, I’d say definitely give it a go”
from Total Rehab Solutions