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Allied Health Assistant - Occupational Therapy

Job posted: 17/03/2020
Applications close: 07/04/2020 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 20921

Reference: 20921

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Allied Health Assistant



  • Join the supportive and friendly Occupational Therapy Team across Eastern Health sites

  • Permanent Part-Time (32 Hours per Fortnight)

  • Generous Employee Benefits


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 statewide specialist services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Allied Health Assistant with a Certificate IV to join the subacute Allied Health Team working with GEM and Rehabilitation patients.  The position will be responsible for working closely with the Occupational Therapy team providing therapy to patients in a subacute inpatient setting.


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 Occupational Therapy discipline modules.

  • Minimum 3-years’ experience working within a health related field and/or acute, physical/rehabilitation or aged care facilities.

  • Experience in the coordination and leadership of therapeutic groups or group programs.

  • Highly developed clinical competence and theoretical knowledge base relevant to the workplace.

  • The ability to work independently and unsupervised.

  • Demonstrated initiative and flexibility in their approach to service delivery.

  • Experience and highly developed ability to supervise/mentor junior Allied Health Assistants, Allied Health students and/or work experience students.

  • A positive approach to team work and willingness to undertake a broad range of clinical and non-clinical duties.

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

  • Awareness of legal and ethical practice requirements.


What we offer


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


The benefits of working for Eastern Health include:



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals


Next Steps


If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!


For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.


You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.


Please submit all applications online.


Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


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

Allied Health Assistant - Occupational Therapy

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

JASON DUNN - (04) 3057 1808

Allied Health Assistant - Occupational Therapy