Allied Health Assistant

Job posted: 30/08/2021
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Reference: 38725

Reference: 38725

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Grade 2 Allied Health Assistant to join our Better@home-subacute program in a fixed-term, full time role.


Better@homeis an inpatient model and part ofa 2020-2021 State Budget initiative which aims to deliver more healthcare within patients’ homes where appropriate and supported by the patient, through use of home-delivered and virtual care.Austin Health’sBetter@home-subacute programoperates 7 days per week and sitswithin the Continuing Care Division and includesGEM@home and ResidentialIn Reach.

The Grade 2 Allied Health Assistant is a member of the Better@home-subacute team which sits within the HIP Community Rehabilitation Service. The Grade 2 Allied Health Assistant works as a member of the Better@home team to respond to the changing needs of patients as they progress through @home services through to community-based care. The Grade 2 Allied Health Assistant will work under the supervision of theBetter@home allied health professionals, providing therapy to clients to optimise or maintain independence and functional capacity as care needs change and in accordance with the principles of goal-based, patient-centred care.

Full details of the role including key responsibilities can be found in the Position Description.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

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Sara Brentnall - (03) 9496 6990
Cath Austin - (03) 9496 4544

Allied Health Assistant