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Allied Health Assistant - Grade 3

  • LocationCaulfield Hospital
  • Work TypePart Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 3 days
    Published on 25 Mar 2020
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  • Job no: 27425
  • 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.

  • Allied Health Assistant (Grade 3) – Occupational Therapy
  • Part Time 0.6 EFT (45.6 hours per fortnight)

The Department

Alfred Health is the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne and is also a major provider of specialist services to people across Victoria. The health service operates three outstanding facilities, The Alfred, Caulfield, and Sandringham.

At Caulfield Hospital, clinical service provision is focused on inpatient rehabilitation and aged care streams, for diverse patient populations including aged care, orthopaedic, neurological, trauma, spinal, amputee and burns.

Further information about Alfred Health is available at

The Role

Allied Health Assistant in the Better at home team works closely with Occupational Therapy staff to provide a flexible and responsive service that meets each client’s identified therapeutic goals.

The position is responsible for the implementation of individual therapy programs, as delegated by the treating Occupational Therapist.  This includes the ability to identify potentially suitable therapeutic activities, and plans to progress client intervention within defined boundaries.  The AHA will also be responsible for administrative and clinical support functions, which assist with patient management and contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Occupational Therapy Service.

You will be highly organised and motivated to work with the patient population and our occupational therapy team.

Essential Skills 

  • Demonstrates a capacity to work flexibly and autonomously across a broad range of therapeutic activities.
  • Implements individual therapies to patients in inpatient setting, within patient homes or within the community, either independently or with Occupational Therapists, as directed by the treating Occupational Therapist.
  • Identifies potentially suitable therapeutic activities and progresses patient intervention within defined boundaries, as directed by the treating Occupational Therapist.
  • Provides set education sessions to patients and/or their family/carers upon the direction of the treating Occupational Therapist (i.e. equipment safe use/care, energy conservation).
  • Assists with maintaining aids/equipment items in safe working condition, and ensures prudent use of aids/equipment.
  • Current Victorian Driver’s License (unrestricted)


  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)

Applications close Wednesday 8 April 2020 at 11pm.

Please upload a Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae.

All enquiries to Sarah Bright on mobile 0408 484 099 or email -


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.


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