Position Details
Reference Number 53451
Position Title Allied Health Assistant - Grade 2 (PT/OT)
Employment Type Casual
Location Western Health
Position Summary

An exciting opportunity exists for a Grade 2 Allied Health Assistant to join our excellent Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) team providing quality care and rehabilitation services for clients in both land and aquatic environments.

The successful applicant will be part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team offering centre and home based therapy either face to face or via telehealth, across Musculoskeletal, Neurological and Cardiorespiratory areas which include individual and group therapy under the direction of physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists.

This position is offered on a casual basis.

To be Successful in this Role, you will:

  • Have to obtain an Allied Health Assistant Certificate III, IV or equivalent
  • Experience working in a hospital or medical setting
  • Need excellent organisational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Have a commitment to high quality, safe and person centred care.
  • Need to be confident in a water based environment (Hydrotherapy)
  • Need advanced computer literacy and proficiency
  • Hold a current Victorian driver’s licence

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria Essential: Allied Health Assistant Certificate III or other appropriate qualification, as specified within the employment agreement
Desirable: Experience working in a hospital or medical setting
Essential: Confidence in a water based environment (Hydrotherapy pool)
Essential: Current Victorian Drivers Licence
Contact Person Marlies Wanasili
Contact Number 0411772736
Alternate Contact Person Avetta Malcolm
Alternate Contact Number 0435263057
Closing Date 08/03/2024
Position Description PD AHA Gd 2 CBR ESD 2024.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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