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Sub-Acute Allied Health Assistant (Casual)

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeCasual
  • Positions5 Positions
  • Published At:9 days ago
  • Job no: 66910
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Allied Health Assistance
  • Casual Opportunity (Pool)
  • Based at Alfred 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.

  • Casual Opportunity (Pool)
  • Occupational Therapy Allied Health Assistant (IN29-IN30)
  • Grade 2 and Grade 3 positions available
  • Alfred Health Location
  • Great Staff Benefits!


The Department 

Alfred Health - Occupational Therapy Services operates across The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham Hospitals, with clinical services aligned to Alfred Health strategic goals and operational performance targets. 

The benefits of working within the Occupational Therapy department at Alfred Health include: 

  • The opportunity to work in a supportive team with diverse clinical expertise and knowledge. Caseload areas include patients with neurological conditions, burns, older-aged rehabilitation, and orthopaedic rehabilitation.   
  • Access to regularly scheduled professional development opportunities and cross-campus education, supported by a strong clinical supervision framework. 
  • A commitment to developing your clinical, non-clinical and student education skills with a focus on promoting personal development. 
  • Providing an opportunity to participate in Research and Quality Improvement initiatives. 
  • A focus on work-life balance and employee well-being with access to formal employee support programs. 

Position Summary

Are you currently looking for something a bit different, would you like to dip your toes into public health?

Are you still studying an Allied Health degree at university, and looking to increase your exposure to healthcare?

We are currently seeking experienced Allied Health Assistants to join our Occupational Therapy team in a casual capacity working at within Alfred Health. 

The Allied Health Assistant (AHA) in these roles will work closely with Occupational Therapy staff to provide a flexible and responsive service that meets each client’s identified therapeutic goals. These roles will be based across different clinical areas within the acute inpatient streams at the Alfred Hospital and the sub-acute home-based stream at the Caulfield Hospital. Duties may include group therapy or individual treatment as directed by the Occupational Therapist, as well as administrative and clinical support functions, to assist patient management and contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Occupational Therapy Service.  

If you have the skills and experience outlined below, we will welcome your application for these roles.  

Skills and Qualifications Required

  • Completion of Certificate IV (Allied Health Assistance) from a registered training organisation, OR 
  • Recognised equivalent qualification (as determined by the line manager): 
  • Higher qualification in a relevant health science discipline at Diploma or Associate Diploma level 
  • Certificate-level qualification in a relevant health-related field 
  • Overseas-trained Allied Health practitioner with a qualification at Diploma level or higher 
  • Allied Health undergraduate student (in a relevant health science discipline) having successfully completed one year of study at minimum. 
  • Previous employment in an AHA Grade 2 or AHA Grade 3 role (3+ years’ clinical experience required to be considered for the Grade 3 AHA role). 

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 

For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Jade Glascott on [email protected]

Please note that applications will only be accepted via our LiveHire link

Applications close at 11pm on Sunday the 10th of December, 2023




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. 


  • Published on 20 Nov 2023, 9:44 PM