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Allied Health Assistant Multidisciplinary (Casual)

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeCasual
  • Positions50 Positions
  • Applications Close AtClosed 4 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 36197
  • Category: 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.

•   Casual contract only with no fixed weekly hours
•   Potential for both on-site, face-to-face clinical and administrative work, and remote roles
•   Potential for multi-site roles across Alfred, Caulfield, and Sandringham campuses

Allied Health

Alfred Health Allied Health comprises a number of Allied Health disciplines who provide patient centred care across all clinical programs that operate at Alfred Health.  The Allied Health team includes clinicians from Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Orthotics and Prosthetics, Speech Pathology, Social Work, Nutrition and Psychology (including Neuropsychology) and are supported by Allied Health Assistants. 
The Allied Health team works closely with the Nursing and Medical teams to provide a comprehensive and timely service to both in patients and outpatients.

Allied Health disciplines provide care that optimises physical, psychosocial, communication and cognitive functioning. The Allied Health Professional Practice Framework underpins the work of Allied Health in contributing to Alfred Health’s purpose.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Allied Health Assistant works closely with the multidisciplinary allied health team to provide a flexible and responsive service that works to meet each patient’s identified therapeutic and discharge goals.

The position is responsible for the implementation of individual and group interventions and/or therapy programs, as delegated by the treating therapists. The AHA will work as part of the multidisciplinary team to provide services that may include sourcing practical advice and providing support to patients and families to complete applications for services and benefits. 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 ward.

It is a condition of employment that individuals may be required to work across all Alfred Health sites and services, including weekend and Public Holiday shifts as rostered.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

Qualifications
•    Completion of Certificate IV (Allied Health Assistance) from a registered training organisation, OR
•    Recognised equivalent qualification (as determined by the line manager): 
-    Higher qualification in a relevant health science discipline at Diploma or Associate Diploma level
-    Certificate level qualification in a relevant health-related field
-    Eligibility for registration as a Registered Nurse - Division 2
-    Overseas-trained Allied Health practitioner with a qualification at Diploma level or higher
-    Allied Health undergraduate student (in a relevant health science discipline) having successfully completed one year of study at minimum
•    Current Victorian Driver’s License (unrestricted) 

Key Selection Criteria
Essential
1.    Previous experience working within a health-related field and/or acute, physical/rehabilitation or aged care facility
2.    Previous employment in an AHA role (3-5 years’ clinical experience)
3.    Demonstrated ability to work autonomously (within scope of practice)
4.    Sound interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to work well within a team environment and relate to medical, nursing and allied health staff, patients and families
5.    Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
6.    Sound self-management skills appropriate to level of responsibility/experience (ie, organisation, planning, time management and priority setting)
7.    Demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning
8.    Demonstrated understanding of continuous quality improvement principles
9.    Sound understanding of professional codes of conduct and ethical practice
10.  Advanced computer skills

Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Child care services

If applicable, specify specific requirements that you require in the cover letter or CV.

All enquiries to Ben Tarrant, Senior Clinician Physiotherapist on 0404 455 658

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.

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
 

  • Closed 4 days ago - 19 Sep 2021