Allied Health Assistant - Occupational Therapy

Job Details
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Department: West Gippsland Health Group
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - Baw Baw
Reference: VG/1313694
Closing Date: 21-Jan-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Allied Health Assistant Grade 2 OT CRC.pdf (PDF, 147KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sue Aberdeen, Occupational Therapy Manager
03 5623 0642

Position Details

Community Services

Allied Health Assistant

Ongoing Part time - 16 hours per week


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


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.


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. These positions also require 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 via our website - under the Employment section.  For further information regarding this position and hours available, contact Sue Aberdeen, Occupational Therapy Manager / CRC Co-ordinator on 03 5623 0642 or email

Applications should be lodged online, including a covering letter addressing the selection criteria and a resume.

Applications close 21 January 2018.

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