Day Therapy Assistant Masonic Care Tasmania


Day Therapy Assistant

This is an exciting opportunity to join an energised and dynamic workplace as a Day Therapy Assistant.  If you are passionate about age services and are looking to drive positive transformation in an ever-changing environment, this may just be the job for you.

The primary purpose of the role is to deliver services and activities for Day Therapy Centre clients, incorporating key wellness and reablement approaches in line with the purpose of the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP).  The Day Therapy Centre takes a person centred, individualistic approach to programs and activities with the aim to improve client’s quality of life, enhance their social skills, as well as optimise their level of physical and social activity.

Reporting directly to the Day Therapy Coordinator, in the role you will:

  • Provide support to other members of the team in a team environment, in consultation and with direction from the Day Therapy Coordinator
  • Encourage, support and motivate clients, and their participation in social and physical activities utilising principles around wellness and reablement
  • Participate in team meetings and support the function of the Day Therapy Coordinator
  • Maintain specific reporting requirements and documentation relevant under CHSP guidelines relevant to ongoing care needs as required


To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have completed or are interested in working towards Certificate of Diversional Therapy/Leisure and Lifestyle Certificate IV or equivalent with demonstrated experience, particularly in aged care
  • Be enthusiastic, fun and passionate about providing quality activities and programs to our clients
  • Be competent in using a range of programs designed to promote client independence and maintain/extend their personal interests, social contacts and general physical mobility
  • Possess effective interpersonal and communication skills and sound written and verbal skills
  • Have the ability to display empathy and advocacy as appropriate
  • Display initiative and have an ability and willingness to learn, think outside the box
  • Previous experience in aged care is advantageous

Why Masonic Care

For more than 60 years, Masonic Care Tasmania has provided residential aged care services, community in-home care support services and retirement living. We’re also an award-winning employer of choice and excellence in aged care, recently being named ACSA’s 2021 Tasmanian State Provider of the Year. It’s an exciting time to become part of our growing team at Masonic Care Tasmania. Our people are our greatest asset and we’re committed to a culture that’s focused on understanding our clients and their needs to deliver even better services. We are an organization where people truly matter. Masonic Care Tasmania is on a journey of transformation and expansion into new areas of the health industry to become an innovative and vibrant health service provider delivering diverse and integrated clients services to meet individual needs.

How To Apply:

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately and the position will close at Friday 2nd September. 

For a detailed copy of the Position Description please email [email protected]

Note: All Masonic Care Tasmania employees are required to provide a criminal history screening check




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