Allied Health Assistant

Build your Allied Health Assistance skills with Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/AHAG21747832
Closing Date: 27-Sep-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Allied Health Assistant Grade 2 Sept 2023.pdf (PDF, 547KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Rachael Murray
03 5150 3388

Position Details

Step into a fulfilling career where you can truly make a difference. We're looking for a Grade 2 Allied Health Assistant to join our team, offering you the chance to be part of a dynamic healthcare environment dedicated to improving the quality of life for our clients. This role will primarily work with physiotherapy and podiatry but will have exposure to the wider Allied Health range of services.  

The Contract: Ongoing Part-Time, 48.00 hours per fortnight

The Position:

In this role, you will work across a variety of Allied Health disciplines to provide clinical support and direct therapy services for clients that promotes, maintains and assists recovery and independence in all aspects of daily living. Besides Physiotherapy and Podiatry, other areas you will work with include Occupational therapy, Speech Pathology, Social Work and Dietetics. Under the direction of an Allied Health Professional, key tasks will include providing clinical care to patients in individual or group settings, using screening tools to gather information, documenting client progress and managing supplies and equipment. 

Why You Should Apply:

  • Variety of presentations – rapidly grow your clinical skills
  • Professional Development actively encouraged
  • Be a part of a friendly, supportive and professional team
  • Contribute to continuous improvement and innovation within your department

What you Need:

  • Allied Health Assistant qualification – minimum Certificate III level
  • Minimum 12 months Allied Health Assistance experience is preferred
  • An understanding of the physical and psychological aspects of rehabilitation care and the ability to treat, empathise with and provide person centred care to individuals with a range of abilities.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills to enable effective liaison within a multi-disciplinary team and accurate documentation of case notes and statistics.

Please view the full key selection criteria in the position description

About BRHS & The Team:

As East Gippsland's largest healthcare provider and employer, BRHS offers a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and opportunity.  You will join our dedicated team of health professionals and support staff who are committed to delivering a high quality experience to all.  With a strong focus on continuous improvement, professional development and innovation, you can pursue your career goals whilst enjoying a fantastic work/life balance as part of a friendly, regional community.

The Allied Health Service deliver a range of clinical and support services to the community. The Allied Health Assistant (AHA) Team consists of four Grade 2 AHA's and one Grade 3 AHA, who work across the Allied Health Department. The Allied Health Assistant team value teamwork, flexibility and a patient centred approach to consumer care.

Interested? For more information please contact: Rachael Murray, Physiotherapy Team Leader on 03 5150 3388

Applications by close of business: Wednesday 27th September 2023

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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