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Allied Health Assistant- Grade 3

  • LocationCaulfield Hospital
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions2 Positions
  • Applications Close AtClosed 6 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 40341
  • Category: 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 

ABI Rehabilitation Centre, Caulfield Hospital, Alfred Health

Full Time, Permanent role - 2 Positions

40 hours per week, including an ADO

Alfred Health's Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Rehabilitation Centre provides rehabilitation services for people with moderate to severe acquired brain injuries including traumatic brain injuries, stroke, hypoxic brain injuries and other causes of non-progressive brain injury. The service is comprised of a 36-bed inpatient rehabilitation service, a community rehabilitation service and a 4-bed transitional living service.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled allied health assistant to provide therapy support services to individuals and groups as directed by the Allied Health Professional/s with which they work.  The Allied Health Assistant (AHA) works as part of the interdisciplinary team to provide a flexible and responsive service that works to meet each client’s identified therapeutic goals. The AHA position is a multi-disciplinary focus and as such will work with all allied health disciplines within the ABI team. This position may involve working with clients on the in-patient ward and/or within the community. The AHA will also be responsible for administrative, clinical support and cleaning duties.  Effective time management, communication and well-developed interpersonal skills are required. 

Qualifications including a Certificate IV in Health (Allied Health Assistant) from a recognised provider are required. Previous experience in an inpatient rehabilitation setting is desirable.

Capabilities of this position include: 

  • Ability to relate to and treat clients with an ABI including those from a variety of diverse social and cultural backgrounds
  • A strong focus on patient-centred goals and provision of high-quality services
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills to enable effective liaison within an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to take direction from supervising/treating staff and work effectively within a large interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to provide 1:1 and group-based interventions
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, initiative and flexibility in approach to service delivery
  • Positive approach to teamwork and willingness to undertake a broad range of clinical and non-clinical duties
  • A strong focus on professional learning and development

  • Ability to supervise or co-supervise AHA students if and when applicable

Alfred Health’s ABI Service provides you with access to regular clinical supervision, opportunities for continued professional development and being part of a friendly and supportive team.

Enquiries to Cath Naismith ph.9076 7423 or c.naismith@alfred.org.au       

Applications to be submitted online via the Alfred Health website www.alfred.org.au  
Closing date:17th September 2021

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 6 days ago - 17 Sep 2021