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Allied Health Assistant / Physiotherapy

Job posted: 16/05/2024
Applications close: 28/05/2024 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 19022

Reference: 19022

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

About the role
The primary purpose of this position is to assist Allied Health staff to provide quality patient care within the subacute/rehabilitation ward and Residential Aged Care facilities at Grampians Health - Horsham. The position will involve working in a multidisciplinary team, with responsibility for carrying out client related and clinical support activities, as instructed by Allied Health staff. This will involve providing basic and standard interventions which have been delegated by an Allied Health Clinician. The position may also be responsible for non-clinical tasks for Allied Health, including cleaning, stocking and ordering of supplies.

Key Responsibilities

Some key responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

  • Conducting treatment programs with clients as prescribed by the treating Allied Health Professionals
  • Assisting in, and leading exercise groups
  • Setting up, restoring, and ordering of equipment
  • Maintains statistical records, completes accurate documentation and attends relevant meetings
  • Demonstrates a client focus in the provision of care

Skills and experience

Essential:

  • Certificate III or IV in Allied Health Assistance, or willingness to enrol in course.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organisational skills, including an ability to plan, set and prioritise workloads with tight deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with a multi-disciplinary team to achieve desired client outcomes
  • Experience with computer systems including Microsoft Office
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Current Victorian or equivalent driver’s licence

Desirable:

  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
  • Experience in the aged care, rehabilitation, or care-provision setting

Culture & Benefits
At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs
  • Professional development and education programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • Flexible rostering
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Free parking

About Grampians Health
Grampians Health provides healthcare to a large region at our campuses based in Ballarat, Dimboola, Edenhope, Horsham and Stawell.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable healthcare tailored to evolving community and workforce needs. We strive to enhance services and careers, providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Joining Grampians Health means being part of a diverse team, with a variety of career opportunities in acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care and support services.

Horsham Region
Located on the banks of the Wimmera River, Horsham is the retail, business & service centre of the Wimmera region.  With a growing population of approximately 20,000, Horsham is a vibrant city in which to live, work and play.  Horsham offers affordable housing, education and accessible community services. With natural attractions such as the Grampians National Park, Mount Arapiles and the Little Desert National Park nearby, there is plenty to see and explore. If you are dreaming of a career change with country lifestyle, Horsham is the place for you.

How to apply
Click APPLY or contact Megan Byrne, Allied Health Assistant Deputy Manager - West, on 0477 365 859 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Allied Health Assistant / Physiotherapy

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Megan Byrne - 0477 365 859
megan.byrne@gh.org.au

Allied Health Assistant / Physiotherapy