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Allied Health Assistant HARP Complex Care

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypePart time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 17 hours ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 39096
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Allied Health Assistance
  • Permanent – ongoing
  • Part-Time –56 hours per fortnight, 
  • Classification code – Allied Health Assistant Grade 2-3 
  • Alfred location - Commercial Road, Melbourne
  • Staff benefits


Hospital Admissions Risk Program Complex Care (HARP CC) is a HIP program and in Alfred Health sits within Alfred Home - Acute and Community (HAC). The role of HARP as described by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is to “provide hospital substitution and diversion by supporting people in the community, in ambulatory settings, and in people’s homes.”  Alfred Health’s HARP Complex Care Service is comprised of a multidisciplinary workforce working in an interdisciplinary model of care.

This position is open to an experienced social worker that has a strong interest in chronic and complex holistic health care. This role works within a centralised team with supervision and support from the allied health team, and Clinical supervision provided by the physiotherapist. 

The Role

The Allied Health Assistant works as part of the multidisciplinary team within the Central Team and provides support to HealthLinks Chronic Care (HLCC) client cohorts including COPD and Heart Failure. The AHA reviews, identifies and recruits clients into the HARP program. The Allied Health Assistant is aligned to the Central Team, and therefore functions across the HARP service, supporting the occupational therapists, physiotherapists and the primary care clinicians. The AHA works in a flexible and adaptive manner as the HARP program continues to evolve.

Skills and Experience 

  • Certificate IV Allied Heath Assistant (or equivalent qualification)
  • Minimum two years experience working as an AHA or equivalent 
  • Computer literacy and previous keyboard skills along with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Keen interest in supporting vulnerable adults in the community affected by chronic and complex medical and psychosocial conditions.
  • Experience working within the hospital or community setting


  • In-depth knowledge of community services 
  • Experience/knowledge in Chronic Respiratory diseases and Heart Failure


  • Onsite Gym
  • Child Care - on campus
  • Salary packaging. 

All queries to Jennah Holwell HARP Operations Lead on 0419 770 002

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