Allied Health Assistant - Physiotherapy Grade 3 Gem/ Palliative Care/ Residential Aged Care

Job posted: 29/06/2022
Applications close: 22/08/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Research, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 27432

Reference: 27432

Occupation: Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Research, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Allied Health Assistant (Grade 3) GEM/Palliative/Residential Aged Care Services

  • Permanent Part Time  30 hours/week

  • $61,963.20 pa (paid pro rata)

  • New Residential Aged Care Facility and GEM/Palliative care units

  • 5 weeks Annual Leave

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 

An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant to join the Wantirna Health Gem/Palliative Care and RACS physiotherapy team. This role would suit a passionate Allied Health Assistant with strong communication skills and experience in providing care to the older person. This role offers great opportunity for professional development, working closely with Physiotherapy and the broader multidisciplinary team.

About you 

To be successful in this role you will possess:


  • Completion of the Certificate 4 (Allied Health Assistant) from a registered training organisation or equivalent

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working as an AHA

  • Experience as a qualified AHA in the public healthcare environment

  • A strong commitment to high quality care

  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

  • Demonstrated commitment to staff development, and continuing professional development.

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


  • Previous experience in Aged care and/or  Gem Sub Acute and /or Palliative care in the public healthcare environment

  • Experience in interdisciplinary clinical practice.

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

Vaccination against infectious disease is a mandatory requirement of this role.  An offer of employment is conditional on you providing evidence that you are currently vaccinated against COVID-19 with booster & Influenza, 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

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 is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that welcomes and values all people. We recognise that diversity is essential in ensuring Eastern Health provides the best service to its consumers.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, those from the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disability and those from a culturally and linguistically diverse background, are strongly encouraged to apply. Those seeking support in submitting an application are welcome to contact the hiring manger listed or feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition team.

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 - Physiotherapy Grade 3 Gem/ Palliative Care/ Residential Aged Care

Job type:

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Jenny Anderson - (97) 6461 46__
Jason Dunn - (04) 3057 1808

Allied Health Assistant - Physiotherapy Grade 3 Gem/ Palliative Care/ Residential Aged Care