Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Allied Health Assistance
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.
Allied Health Assistant - Grade 1 or 2
Work with the Social Work team
Full-time - 48 hours per fortnight
Based at The Alfred
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled Allied Health Assistant with an interest in Mental Health to provide high-quality support of patients on the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit. In this role you will work within a strong multidisciplinary team assisting the social workers in carrying out one to one intervention with patients in addition to the organization and facilitation of housing and support around discharge planning
The successful candidate will bring a collaborative, flexible, and patient centered approach to the role and shape Inpatient program activity.
The overall objective of the position is to provide therapy support services to individuals and groups as directed by the Allied Health Professional/s with which you are working.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Certificate IV as an Allied Health Assistant or other relevant health-related qualification
Victorian Driver’s License is essential
Experience in providing therapy support services to individuals and groups as directed by Allied Health Professionals
Previous experience, paid or voluntary in Mental Health is highly desirable.
Interest in working in Mental Health is essential.
Current driver’s licence is essential
Availability to work full time is highly desirable.
Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
Health and Wellbeing initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
Great work/life balance
If this opportunity sounds like it is for you, click the APPLY button, including your resume and cover letter.
For a confidential discussion and further information please contact James Dillon SW on 0428189552
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.