Allied Health Assistant/Habit Coach – Northern Melbourne Everyday Independence


The Company:
Everyday Independence supports people with a disability to live to their full potential and enjoy an everyday life. 

We do this by providing Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, Positive Behaviour Supports and Early Childhood Supports. With over 40 multidisciplinary teams currently working across Australia, we are leaders in the industry. We are committed to building a workforce that can deliver high impact outcomes to people that make a real difference to their everyday lives and to the Australian community.

Our aim is to accelerate therapy outcomes through developing life enriching habits.

Your new role: Habit Coach
Employment type: Casual
Hourly rate: $36.65 – $37.90 per hour (depending on experience)

We are looking for a Habit Coach to support in servicing the Keilor East and Northern suburbs/surrounding areas so that our local, regional and remote participants can have frequent access to services and support to achieve their outcomes. 

You will be supporting participants across a lifespan in their home or community environment to assist them reach their full potential.

The Role:

  • Work under the guidance of our highly qualified Allied Health professionals to carry out duties which complement the therapy program of a participant. Your role will play a vital part in enabling the participant to develop greater independence and work towards reaching their full potential
  • Carry out face-to-face and non face-to-face tasks that bring life changing experiences to participants
  • Be the best you can with on-the-job training from leading Allied Health professionals
  • You will be equipped with a mobile device to communicate with your coordinator, therapist and access systems
  • The Habit Coach will play a critical part of the service delivery between the participant and the therapist
  • As an excellent rapport builder and motivator, you will engage the participant using your empathetic nature to model components of a new routine or skill, and provide prompting when needed
  • An astute professional, you will work within the scope of the role, respecting the boundaries of a habit coach and that of a therapist
  • You travel to the participant’s and support them in their home or community environment

What do you need to be successful?

  • Be flexible to work across all ages and stages of life. For example, we have a high number of participants under the age of 7 years old
  • Available at key routine moments of the day. For example, participants often seek support to assist with afternoon routines (3:30-6:30pm)
  • Be open to travel to regional / surrounding areas 
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instruction and respect scope of practice boundaries
  • Consistently maintain clear focus on the goals and outcomes of our participants, yet have the ability to be flexible regarding the tasks required of you. Your actions will reflect professionalism and company protocol at all times
  • You are self-motivated, reliable and can work autonomously
  • Excellent Communication Skills – verbal and written
  • Minimum Certification 3 in Allied Health Assistance or similar (more detail can be provided upon application)
  • Valid drivers licence and access to your own vehicle
  • Working rights in Australia  

  What’s in it for you?

  • Flexibility and control of working hours to ensure a true work, life, balance
  • Working with a diverse range of participants, you will acquire new skills and experience
  • Work for a company that cares
  • Internal career opportunities – Access to Industry leading coaching, mentoring and career development pathways
  • Doing meaningful work – you get to make a real difference in peoples lives

About Us
At Everyday Independence we focus on creating communities where everyone has the same choices and opportunities to thrive. That’s why we’re working with our participants to break down barriers to reveal their true abilities.
We deliver a wide range of community based and online allied health services to people of all ages and abilities across Australia, and we are growing. With so many hub locations to choose from – you can choose a hub close to home!
We support people with disabilities in metro and regional locations across Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia.  
How to apply 
Have a good look around our website and on social media to get a feel for who we are. If you think we’re a good match hit apply now or you can speak directly to us by calling our Talent Acquisition Team on 1300 179 131
In order for us to move quickly through the recruitment process with your application, please ensure that you are uploading a current CV including referee details (2 professional required) along with a cover letter. 

If you are shortlisted, you will be asked to complete an on-demand video and assessment that you can complete at a time that’s convenient to you. You’ll be able to engage in realistic scenarios that you are likely to encounter on the job, which will show you what the role you’ve applied for is really like. Once you’ve completed this we’ll follow up with a phone call to let you know the outcome and to give you an opportunity to ask all your questions.
Everyday Independence is proudly part of The Circle Back Initiative and we are committed to responding to every candidate throughout the Recruitment Process. 
Everyday Independence embraces and values inclusion. We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. If you have any support or access needs, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We are committed to providing flexible ways of working for every role. Talk to us about how this job could be flexible for you.   
Everyday Independence is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and adults with disabilities. We require all candidates to undergo screening prior to employment including but not limited to; holding or obtaining an NDIS Worker Screening Check and a Working with Children Check / equivalent in accordance with State laws.



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