rehabilitation consultant

Rehabilitation Consultant

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Do you have what it takes?

Are you looking to get into the Health Industry as a Consultant? Not sure if you want to continue your studies to become a Physiotherapist or Occupational Therapist? Want to work with people in challenging yet rewarding ways? If you’ve just answered yes to any of the questions above, then a career as a Rehabilitation Consultant is perfect for you. Friendly, confident and motivated, Rehabilitation Consultants help injured individuals get back to their best health. Creative problem solvers will strive within this supportive role, with no two clients needing the same treatment or care. So why not use your Bachelor of Health Science (fitness) for the common good and become a Rehabilitation Consultant today!

What could you achieve in a day?

From helping workers get back to their pre-injury best to designing return-to-work programs, your role as a Rehabilitation Consultant will involve completing a range of individualised tasks. Below we’ve listed just a few of the activities that you could complete within a typical working day:

  • Collaborate with other professionals to assess your client’s needs
  • Provide general advice to the individual and their employers
  • Modify treatment plans to suit your client’s needs
  • Demonstrate & instruct clients on how to complete simple movements and exercises
  • Creating and monitoring return-to-work programs

Not only does your Bachelor of Health Science (fitness) degree from ACPE allow you to work within the public sector, but some of our past graduates have even gone on to work in the private sector as well. This means that you get more flexibility to choose where you want to work and what types of people you get to support. Our Personal Career Program can also help you to further refine your career objectives, with students at different stages of their degree utilising this exceptional service.

The stats add up for rehabilitation consultants

If you’re looking for a rewarding career as a Rehabilitation Consultant, then you’d better get the latest industry statistics. Unfortunately we couldn’t find any statistics that perfectly match this career, but we did find the next best thing – career opportunities for Welfare Support Workers.


Increase in employment for welfare support workers in the next 5 years


of welfare support workers have attained a bachelor's degree


of welfare support workers will be employed in NSW, 24.4% in VIC & 16.6% in QLD

What other areas could you work in?

From beginning your career assisting an Occupational Therapist to working your way up to being a private Rehabilitation Consultant, the opportunities are endless for graduates with a Bachelor of Health Science (fitness) from ACPE behind them. In order to show you just how exciting a career as a Rehabilitation Consultant can be, we’ve listed just a few of the industries that you could work in:

  • Community health
  • Special needs
  • Mental health
  • Nursing homes / retirement villages
  • Sports rehabilitation
  • Private & public outpatient centers

The flexibility that is provided to students with a Bachelor of Health Science (fitness) from ACPE, enables them to choose a career in the Health industry that they’re truly passionate about – even if they decide to change jobs 3 or 4 times!

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