What kind of experience do I need to be an allied health assistant?

For clients, families, allied health professionals, and Fora to feel comfortable that you have the skills to be an allied health assistant, ideal candidates have the following experience and skills:

  • Work or volunteer experience working with children and adults with disabilities or mental health disorders
  • Completion of university or TAFE placements working with children or adults
  • Professional (paid work or volunteer) experience and/or personal experience with people with disabilities is also highly regarded (for example, support work, tutoring, babysitting, sports or swim coaching, special-school aiding or volunteering at disability organisations).

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