Accelerate the Growth of Life Enhancing Habits

Habit Coaches (or Allied Health Assistants) are supportive members of our therapy team, working closely with a person’s therapist to build new habits and incorporate routines into their life.

Habit Coaches provide bursts of support between therapy sessions to enable people to build their confidence and skills to engage in everyday life.

When you join Everyday Independence as a Habit Coach, you’ll be supported by some of the best therapists in the industry, across different disciplines, to engage in rewarding work in the community. You’ll have pathways to move into other roles within the organisation – from clinical specialisation to operational leadership.

“Working as a Habit Coach has given me a head start into the workforce and I get to work with some amazing therapists who’ve offered me a lot of support. I get to experience what working as an Occupational Therapist is like.”
– Izzy, Habit Coach and second year Occupational Therapy student.

What Do Our Habit Coaches (Allied Health Assistants) Do?

Your healthcare assistant job duties involve supporting therapists to implement therapy plans. These enable people with disabilities to achieve the everyday tasks and moments that many take for granted, and to work towards achieving their life goals.

Here are some of the jobs our Habit Coaches did last week:

  • Worked alongside a therapist at a person’s home to understand their goals, strengths and interests, and developed strategies to help them achieve those goals.
  • Worked independently with the person in their home and local community to put in place habits and routines.
    For example, our Habit Coach Connor supported his client to make his own breakfast, do his laundry and create a grocery list. Then accompanied him to the supermarket, because the client’s goal is to move out of his parents’ house and into his own home.
  • Dropped into an Everyday Independence local hub to connect and learn from an interdisciplinary team of therapists.

Habit Coaches

A Rewarding and Flexible Pathway

Whether you’re a qualified Allied Health Assistant who’s looking for part-time work to balance family commitments, or an undergraduate student looking to apply what you’ve learned at university, you have choice and control over your hours.

Health & wellbeing

Health & wellbeing

Support from the Industry’s Best Therapists

Support from the Industry’s Best Therapists

Rewarding, Community-based Setting

Rewarding, Community-based Setting

Traiblazing Team Helping Change the Game

Traiblazing Team Helping Change the Game

What Qualifications Do I Need to Become a Habit Coach?

At the heart of it, we’re looking for passionate people who are innovative and flexible in how they support people to reach their full potential. You might be a:

  • Person with a Cert. III or IV in Allied Health Assistance (or similar) or have qualifications in disability (for example, a Diploma in Individual Support).
  • Person with a Cert. IV in Education Support.
  • Student studying a Bachelor’s degree (Years 2, 3, or 4) of:
  • Allied Health Professional (Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy)
  • Education or early childhood
  • Nursing or Midwifery
  • Psychological science
  • Exercise Science, Health Science, Public Health or Physiology
  • Paramedicine

How to Become a Habit Coach (Allied Health Assistant) with Everyday Independence.

Call 1300 179 131 and speak to our Talent Acquisition Team about the perfect role for you.

Not ready to apply yet? Register your interest to join our team.

Jobs for Habit Coaches (Allied Health Assistants)

Practice and Participant Lead - Perth

  • Be part of something new and exciting from the beginning
  • Bring your ideas, energy and local knowledge to help us support your community
  • Be a trailblazer - help us evolve & deliver greater impacts for our participants
Date posted: 03/11/2021
Closing date: 01/12/2021
Everyday Independence is expanding into Perth and we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Administration Lead.
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Participant and Practice Support - South East Sydney

  • Work in an industry leading and person-centred allied health organisation
  • Culture of high performance, learning and excellence
  • Be a leader in customer service and relationship management
Date posted: 03/11/2021
Closing date: 01/12/2021
We are seeking Practice Support who is passionate about the participant experience and achieving high impact outcomes for people with a disability
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Occupational Therapist - Barwon

  • Deliver high impact outcomes within the social model of therapy
  • Comprehensive induction period
  • Professional Development and Career Opportunities
Date posted: 04/11/2021
Closing date: 02/12/2021
Join our team in Newtown where you can make a greater impact with NDIS Participants
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Occupational Therapist & Physiotherapist - Pakenham

  • Deliver high impact outcomes within the social model of therapy
  • Comprehensive induction period
  • Professional Development and Career Opportunities
Date posted: 04/11/2021
Closing date: 02/12/2021
Join our team in Pakenham where you can make a greater impact with NDIS Participants
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Speech Pathologist - Adelaide

  • Be part of something new and exciting from the beginning
  • Deliver high impact outcomes within the social model of therapy
  • Professional Development and Career Opportunities
Date posted: 04/11/2021
Closing date: 02/12/2021
Everyday Independence is expanding into Adelaide. Exciting opportunity for therapists where you can make a greater impact with NDIS Participants
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