Allied Health Assistant

Job posted: 11/07/2024
Applications close: 28/07/2024 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Loddon

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Inglewood and Districts Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/1803575

Reference: VG/1803575

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North West Region | Loddon

Inglewood is situated in Central Victoria, approximately 50km and only 35 minutes’ drive north of the Bendigo CBD. Inglewood was founded in 1859 and is a notable example of a Victorian gold rush town. It is the largest town in the Loddon Shire, with a character-filled main street lined with an eclectic mix of old wares stores and a couple of great cafes! Inglewood & Districts Health Service The Inglewood & Districts Health Service (IDHS) is located on the same site where the original Inglewood hospital was built in 1863. IDHS services a population of approximately 5,500 (Census, 2021) in the southern half of the Loddon shire including the communities of Bridgewater, Inglewood, Korong Vale, Newbridge, Serpentine, Tarnagulla, Wedderburn and surrounding townships. IDHS is a busy rural health service with a 2-bed urgent care centre, 8 acute hospital beds, a 35-bed residential aged care home and large community health service. In 2023-24 a new purpose-built state-of-the-art community health and wellness centre was built on the site and residents can access a range of health services here including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, exercise physiology, dietetics, social work, paediatric speech pathology, child and adult mental health services, diabetes education, chronic disease nursing, cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation and strength training just to mention a few! IDHS has strategic alliances and partnerships with a range of hospitals, health services, health alliances and government bodies.

The Community and Allied Health Team

If you make the wise decision to come and work at IDHS you will become part of a large skilled and knowledgeable multi-disciplinary team.  We feel IDHS is a special place to work as it services a population with higher than Victorian average rates of obesity, chronic disease and high-risk health behaviours.  We are committed to providing the highest quality health and wellbeing services to our community and we need your help to do it!

Position Title:  Allied Health Assistant

Classification:  As per contract

Salary range per hour:    As per contract + superannuation + generous salary packaging options

Employment Type:  Ongoing part-time, 4 days per fortnight

Award:  Health and Allied Services, Managers and Administrative Workers (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2021-2025


*All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police check and compliance with the IDHS Vaccination Policy


Role description

The Allied Health Assistant will provide clinical and administrative support to Allied Health Professional across all service areas of IDHS. The AHA will work closely with a range of different disciplines to work under direction and guidance in the delivery of therapy, equipment and completion of administrative tasks.

As an integral part of the Community and Allied Health Team, the AHA will contribute to the overall performance of the team consistent with IDHS's mission and values.

About you

  • Certificate IV in Allied Health or equivalent training in Allied Health
  • Current Victorian drivers' licence
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to teamwork and lifelong learning.


Please refer to the relevant attached position description for further details about the role and address the key selection criteria on your cover letter when applying.


Culture and Benefits

IDHS prides itself on being an employer of choice and on the support and supervision provided to its staff.

We can offer you the following:

  • On-site accommodation options
  • New state-of the art consulting rooms (and gymnasium with staff access)
  • Generous salary packaging options including access to novated leasing to use pre-tax dollars for a car and associated expenses
  • A welcoming and supportive culture
  • Dynamic multidisciplinary team
  • Professional development opportunities
  • On-site parking
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program


IDHS encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all ages, people living with a disability, LGBTQIA+ candidates, and people from multi-cultural backgrounds. 


For further information about this position, please contact:

Tara Whelan - Community and Allied Health Manager on 03 5431 7000

Allied Health Assistant

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

As per advertisement


Tara Whelan | 03 54317000

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Allied Health Assistant