Allied Health Assistants

Time for a lifestyle change? Join a workplace that’s friendly & welcoming!! Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The Warrnambool campus has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment and is considered one of the most modern and technologically advanced health services in regional Australia. South West Healthcare is the major clinical and specialist referral centre for South West Victoria. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds (216 acute, 36 aged care and 30 mental health) and an extensive range of primary and community services. The town has a population of over 33,380 and is a popular seaside resort located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. Warrnambool’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth. The promenade is very popular and you can walk, run, ride or skate along this scenic trail. Almost every year between June and September the Southern Right Whales return to the waters off Warrnambool and often swim within a hundred meters of the shore.
Job Details
Careers Logo
Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1356312
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Allied Health Assistant Inpatients Orthopaedics Weekend Sept 2018.pdf (PDF, 272KB)

Contact: 55644155

Position Details

South West Healthcare is looking for suitably qualified Allied Health Assistants (AHA) for casual positions supporting the delivery of Inpatient and Orthopaedic services.  These roles primarily involve weekend work.

The AHA's will support and assist the work of the Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy team by undertaking a range of delegated tasks, both clinical and non-clinical.  The AHA's will work in clearly defined parameters, but the role will be flexible with a mix of duties determined by the needs of the team.

The selection criteria includes but is not limited to; Certificate IV Allied Health Assistance or equivalent, the ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment, an understanding of the social, emotional, physical and psychological aspects of the needs of rehabilitation care and complex health needs as well as having advanced skills in word processing and associated office software and well developed verbal and written communication skills.

A position description is available from our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Rose Morgan (Manager Physiotherapy) on (03) 5563 1528 or email

The successful applicants must hold a current Working with Children (WWC) Check and will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check and provide evidence of current Immunisation status in alignment with South West Healthcare's Immunisation Policy.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 30 September 2018. Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

From here...