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Allied Health Assistant

  • Caulfield Hospital Part Time - Fixed Term
  • Job no: 20799
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Allied Health Assistance

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

  • Part-time post 68 hours per fortnight (12-month contract)
  • Allied Health Assistant 
  • Based at Caulfield Hospital campus
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • Amazing benefits

CAULFIELD COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICE

Caulfield Community Health Service (CCHS) provides a range of clinical and health promotion services for people of all ages who live, work or study within the local community. These multi-disciplinary services are provided in the centre, community or are home-based. CCHS operates from the Caulfield Hospital facility.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Allied Health Assistant (AHA) will work within CCHS to assist in the provision of high quality clinical, physical activity and health promotion services for our local community. The overall objective of the position is to contribute to the provision of high quality clinical, physical activity and hydrotherapy services for individuals and groups. The AHA will support and collaborate with a range of health professionals within CCHS’ multidisciplinary teams to provide flexible and responsive services for our local community. The AHA will be responsible for supervising a range of physical activity programs including Strength Training for older adults

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Essential

  • Relevant qualification (Allied Health Assistant, Exercise Science or similar)
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high-quality person-centred care within a multidisciplinary health setting
  • Experience in exercise prescription and group leadership and facilitation
  • Understanding of, alignment with and role modelling of Alfred Health capabilities
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development
  • Capacity to understand and adhere to organisational policies, guidelines and work instructions
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), collaboration and problem-solving skills.
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills
  • Well-developed computer skills
  • Current Victorian driver’s licence
  • Current first aid certificate

Desirable

  • Experience in working within the community health sector
  • Capacity to work independently and autonomously, and yet facilitate a collaborative culture
  • Knowledge of current privacy and confidentiality legislation

BENEFITS 

  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance

APPLICATIONS

Enquiries to Disha Doshi or Clint Wilkie on Tel 9076 6666.

For more information about the role please refer to the position description below.

 

 

 

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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