Allied Health Assitant - OT & Dietetics

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Department: West Gippsland Health Group
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - Baw Baw
Reference: VG/1285053
Closing Date: 23-Jul-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD AHA - Grade 2 Allied Health - OT Dietetics July 2017.pdf (PDF, 461KB)

Contact: Sue Aberdeen / Nicole Robertson / Thi Trinh
03 5623 0642 / 03 5623 0650 / 03 5623 0675

Position Details


Permanent - Part Time


A motivated, experienced and enthusiastic Allied Health Assistant is required to work in the, Allied Health Department predominantly in the areas of Occupational Therapy, Dietetics and the Community Rehabilitation Centre.

This part time position involves planning and implementation of therapeutic activities in the Community Rehabilitation Centre under the direction and supervision of qualified Allied Health staff as part of a multidisciplinary team.  It also involves general administration tasks including computer data entry, cleaning / tracking of equipment and opportunities to work with Occupational Therapy staff in other areas as required.

The position also involves working in the Dietetics Department completing general administrative and clerical tasks, resource preparation, providing support to therapy groups as required, under the supervision and direction of qualified Dietetics staff.

This role may also include provision of Allied Health Assistance in other Allied Health Departments as required.

Job sharing will be considered.


Requirements / Desirable Experience

  • Qualification in a nationally recognised Allied Health Assistant –Certificate IV course
  • Previous experience in the provision of therapy support services, including group and / or individual therapy
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Well developed organisational and time management skills
  • Well developed computer literacy and familiarity with word-processing software
  • Current Drivers License


About the West Gippsland Healthcare Group

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a customer focused health organisation providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to 45,000 people in the rural, urban residential, agricultural and industrial areas located within the Baw Baw Shire and beyond. The administrative headquarters are located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul, approximately 100kms east of Melbourne. We are committed to the provision of high quality, integrated health care that meets the changing needs of individuals and our community, and have full accreditation status from the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards.


Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks and a National Police History check. This position also requires a valid Working with Children Check. This organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability. A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments. The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity employer.


Further details and how to apply

You can view details for this role and submit your application online by clicking on the apply now button below.  For further information regarding this position and hours available, contact Sue Aberdeen, Occupational Therapy Manager / CRC Co-ordinator on 03 5623 0642 or email or Thi Trinh / Nicole Robertson,  Acting Dietetics Managers on 03 5623 0675 / 03 5623 0650 or email   Applications should be lodged online, including a covering letter addressing the selection criteria and a resume.

Applications close Sunday 23 July 2017.



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