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Allied Health Assistant-Grade 3

LocationCaulfield Hospital
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 67560
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Allied Health Assistance
  • Permanent Full-Time Opportunity
  • Based at Caulfield Hospital
  • Great Staff Benefits!

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, Full time with ADO
  • Specialised, state-wide ABI community rehabilitation
  • Grade 3 position
  • Location: Caulfield hospital
  • Great team
  • Must have experience

Department

Alfred Health Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Rehabilitation Centre provides a statewide rehabilitation service 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 ABI Community Rehabilitation Service provides long term management and support, in partnership with local services. The service also focusses on the lifelong, evolving needs of people with an ABI receiving NDIS funding.

Position Summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled allied health assistant to provide therapy support services to individuals  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 community client’s identified therapeutic goals. The AHA position has  a multi-disciplinary focus and as such will work with all allied health disciplines within the ABI team. 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.

Experience and Qualifications Required

Qualifications including a Certificate III or IV in Health (Allied Health Assistant) from a recognised provider are required.

Previous experience in a community rehabilitation setting or rehab hospital envioronement 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
  • Ability to supervise or co-supervise AHA students if and when applicable

Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite child care services, payroll deductible expense
  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
  • Modern onsite library faculties, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance

Enquiries to: Cristie Windfeld-Lund, Manager of ABI Community Rehabilitation Service and Transitional Living Service, Phone: 9076 7423

Applications close at 11pm on Monday the 19th of February, 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