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Allied Health Assistant Team and Professional Development Lead

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 69819
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 until 30 May 2025
  • Full Time (80 hours per fortnight, with ADOs)
  • Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant (IN30)
  • Alfred Health campuses
  • Flexible hours may be considered upon negotiation
  • Great staff benefits!

The Department

Alfred Health provides acute and subacute clinical care to patients on the wards across 3 campuses: The Alfred Hospital, Caulfield Hospital, and Sandringham Hospital. The Allied Health team includes both Allied Health Practitioners and Allied Health Assistants.

The Role

The AHA Team & Professional Development Lead works closely with the AHA Manager to contribute to the leadership, operational planning and delivery of the AHA education strategy in conjunction with key partners and stakeholders. In addition, the AHA Team & Professional Development Lead role is responsible for supporting the AHA Manager with day-to-day operations of the Multidisciplinary (MDT) AHA team as well as coordinating and supporting the team with AHA student placements. The AHA Team & Professional Development Lead, will work with Allied Health Professionals to create opportunities for interprofessional learning and collaboration, explore innovative educational practices, and identify opportunities for quality improvement activities to ensure AHA practice is enhanced for optimal patient care. Individuals may be required to work across all Alfred Health sites and services, including weekend and Public Holiday shifts as rostered.

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 3 Allied Health Assistant (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise/mentor AHA grade 2 staff, AHA students and/or work experience students
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, educational theories and best practice

Desirable 

  • Information technology and database management skills including the development of e-learning strategies

Staff Benefits

  • Salary Packaging
  • Discount Health Insurance
  • Car Parking (subject to availability)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Childcare services

Please send enquiries to Hank Kim on 0458 726 885 or [email protected]

Applications close 11pm AEST, Friday 12th July 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