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Grade 2/3 Allied Health Assistant - Physiotherapy

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypePart Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68591
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.


  • Fixed Term Position until 31st December 2024
  • Part Time at 22 hours per fortnight (Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings preferred, other hours by negotiation)
  • Allied Health Assistant Grade 2 or 3 Classification (IN29/IN30) depending on experience 
  • Alfred Hospital Location
  • Transplant Rehabilitation Service 


The Department

Alfred Health’s Acute Physiotherapy Service provides physiotherapy services to the patients of The Alfred and Sandringham Hospital. Alfred Health’s Acute Physiotherapy Service is the amalgamation of The Alfred Physiotherapy Department and the Sandringham Hospital Physiotherapy Department.


The Position Details

The Allied Health Assistant (AHA) (Physiotherapy) works to support physiotherapists working across the organisation and may include work at all Alfred Health sites. The overall objective of the position is to provide therapy support services to individuals and groups primarily in the Transplant Rehabilitation servce as directed by the physiotherapist with which they work,but maybe needed across the entire physiotherapy service.

Primarily the AHA (Physiotherapy) will assist the physiotherapist through the completion of tasks such as:

  • Assisting the physiotherapist with assessment and treatment, whether in an individual or group setting.
  • Providing exercise, mobility and activity programs as prescribed by the physiotherapist.
  • The delivery of equipment and the completion of the associated paperwork as prescribed by the health professional. 
  • The coordination and organisation of services upon discharge as prescribed by the physiotherapist.
  • Administrative duties that assist the physiotherapist such as the entering of statistics, and the ordering and stocking of equipment.

The AHA (Physiotherapy) works closely with the physiotherapy team members to provide a flexible and responsive service that works to meet each client’s identified therapeutic goals. The AHA will also be responsible for administrative and cleaning duties which assist with client management and will contribute to the smooth operation and ongoing development of the Physiotherapy Department.


Skills and Qualifications Required 

  • Certificate III or higher qualification as an Allied Health Assistant, Registered Nurse, Certified Fitness Instructor or Personal Care
  • Diploma, Associate Diploma or higher qualification in a relevant health science area as determined by the Manager
  • Certificate courses in a relevant health science area as determined by the Manager
  • Overseas Allied Health Qualifications – minimum qualification is a completed diploma in a recognised discipline
  • Allied Health undergraduate student in relevant discipline having completed a minimum of one year of study


Staff Benefits

  • Access to Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing
  • Health and well-being initiatives in addition to discounted health insurance
  • Staff Carparking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite gym (Alfred Hospital) 


What We Need From You

  • 1-page cover letter 
  • Resume


If you would like any further details, please contact Alana Rix, Senior Physiotherapist on (03) 9076 3450


Application close Sunday, 19 May 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.