Occupation Profile – Diversional Therapist – (ANZSCO 411311) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleDIVERSIONAL THERAPIST
ANZSCO Code411311
Occupations in this Group411311 Diversional Therapist
DescriptionPlans, designs, coordinates and implements recreation and leisure-based activity programs to support, challenge and enhance the psychological, spiritual, social, emotional and physical wellbeing of individuals. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level3
Alternative TitleRecreational Therapist
SpecialisationActivities Coordinator
Activities Officer
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-planning and implementing leisure activity programs for individuals in health care and in the community to assist in their social development, and promote their sense of wellbeing
-identifying individual needs through task analysis
-evaluating and assessing clients’ levels of abilities, interests, needs, strengths and weaknesses, and their ability to carry out a range of tasks and interact with others
-maintaining a knowledge of resources available within a facility and within the community
-organising leisure and recreational events
-assisting with training and supervising volunteers and staff
-providing information on available support resources within the local community
-encouraging and supporting clients to take part in activities suited to their particular needs and interests
-adapting programs to suit individual clients’ needs, interests, skills and abilities
Skills Assessment AuthorityVETASSESS
Related OccupationsNone
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)