Allied Health Assistant Grade 2

Job posted: 11/05/2022
Applications close: 08/06/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 26928

Reference: 26928

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Allied Health Assistant – Integrated Services

  • Permanent, Part Time

  • Work in the Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP)

  • Generous salary packaging options

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

The Integrated Services- HARP and Chronic Rehabilitation programs form part of the Health Independence programs (HIP). The criteria for HARP are:

  • Chronic rehabilitation and The Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP) aims to prevent avoidable hospital presentations and admissions.

  • Chronic rehab / HARP targets people with complex care needs that frequently use hospitals or are at imminent risk of hospitalisation and could benefit from rehabilitation.

  • Health services may have people who present frequently for many different reasons. Chronic Rehabilitation specialises in managing clients with chronic respiratory disease, chronic heart disease and oncology related conditions.

  • The HARP service model is based on the Wagner chronic care model and Kaiser Permanente chronic care framework. Chronic Rehab and HARP services meet evidence-based clinical guidelines

An exciting opportunity exists within our Integrated Services- HARP and Chronic Rehabilitation Team for an Allied Health Assistant who is keen to work within a dynamic and passionate team.

This role is responsible for the organisation and provision of comprehensive, professional Allied Health Assistance and assessment, to the Integrated Care HARP and Chronic Rehab Program clients as required under the supervision of a Physiotherapist.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a supportive Integrated Care Program consisting of Specialist Nursing, Allied Health, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioner and Geriatricians and make a positive difference to patients and their families.

Full training and support will be provided by the integrated services team.

About you 

To be successful in this role you should possess:


  • Completion of Certificate IV (Allied Health Assistant) from a registered training organisation, or recognised equivalent inclusive of relevant discipline modules to advertised role.

  • Well-developed verbal & written communication skills to enable effective liaison with multidisciplinary team including effective clinical handover.

  • Well-developed clinical competence and sound theoretical knowledge base relevant to the workplace

  • The ability to take direction from supervising staff and work effectively in a inter- disciplinary/multidisciplinary team.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to work well within a team environment and relate to medical, nursing and Allied Health staff, clients and families.

  • Well-developed skills in organisation/time-management, planning and priority setting (including caseload management).

  • Client centred, customer focused and culturally sensitive in all interactions.

  • Understanding of continuous quality improvement principles and service innovation.

  • Awareness of legal and ethical practice requirements.

  • Professional attributes of initiative, self-motivation, goal-setting, empathy and tact.

  • Well-developed computer literacy.


  • Minimum 1-years’ experience working within an acute or rehabilitation facility

  • Recent experience in rehabilitation group sessions

Please refer to the attached position description for further details of the role.

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  This offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19, prior to commencing employment.

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range Here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

  • Applications will be screened upon receipt

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!

Please note:

  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence

**Please note applications will be screened upon receipt and advertising may close prior to the closing date.**

Allied Health Assistant Grade 2

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Mijke de Bruijne - (04) 2799 1848
Sonja Laukart - (04) 0970 0445

Allied Health Assistant Grade 2