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Grade 3 Multidisciplinary Allied Health Assistant - Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Unit

LocationCaulfield Hospital
Work TypePart time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69707
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.

 

  • Permanent Position
  • Part-time at 0.63 EFT / 48 hours per fortnight 
  • Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant Classification (IN30)
  • Based at the ABI Rehabilitation Centre at Caulfield Hospital

 

The Department

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.

 

The Position Summary 

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. 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.

 

Skills and Qualifications Required  

Essential

  • A recognised Certificate IV in Health (Allied Health Assistant) or equivalent 
  • Minimum 3 years of full-time equivalent experience as a grade 2 Allied Health Assistant (or equivalent)
  • Ability to relate to and treat clients with an ABI
  • Ability to provide 1:1 and group-based interventions
  • Ability to supervise or co-supervise AHA students if and when applicable

Desirable 

  • Previous experience in an inpatient rehabilitation setting 
  • Experience in brain injury rehabilitation

 

Staff Benefits

  • 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.
  • Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing through Maxxia 
  • Discounted Health Insurance and well-being initiatives 
  • Staff Car Parking (subject to availability) 
  • Close to shops and public transport 

 

Please send enquiries to Cath Naismith ph.9076 7432 or [email protected]       
 

Applications close Sunday, 16 June 2024

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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

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