Allied Health Assistant VPRS

Job posted: 18/09/2023
Applications close: 10/10/2023 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Shepparton

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Goulburn Valley Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 13233

Reference: 13233

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Shepparton


Allied Health Assistant VPRS Goulburn Valley

  • Fixed Term Part Time

GV Health is the main healthcare provider in the Goulburn Valley region, servicing a broad catchment area of approximately 120,000 people. We are the largest permanent employer in the region with over 2,600 employees spread across our five main sites.

To meet the evolving healthcare needs of our community we have completed Phase 1 of our redevelopment project which includes a five-storey Inpatient Unit building, expanded theatre capacity, new Critical Care Unit, a state of-the-art Dialysis Unit and an extension of the current Emergency Department.

Click HERE to find out more information about GV Health and our services.

Our Region

Great things happen here! Follow the link to find out what its like to live, work and play in our wonderful region: Greater Shepparton: Great Things Happen Here

Community Connector Program: We offer 1:1 relocation consultant support for new employees to assist with finding housing, childcare/education (if applicable), partner employment (if applicable), social groups & integration into our community to assist in the transition to Shepparton, regional Victoria. Click the link for more information: Community Connector Program

About the role:

An opportunity exists for an Allied Health Assistant (AHA) in the Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service, Goulburn Valley (VPRS-GV). VPRS-GV is a specialist assessment and treatment service for children and adolescents who, as a result of injury, medical/surgical intervention or functional impairment, will benefit from a program of developmentally appropriate, time-limited, goal-focused, multidisciplinary rehabilitation.

The AHA will work as part of the multidisciplinary team. The role involves completing a variety of direct and indirect clinical and administrative tasks under the direction of allied health professionals. The AHA may assist a client to complete an exercise program or activity of daily living, assist with facilitating a group program, order, clean and manage delivery of equipment, assist with the management of new referrals and coordination of multidisciplinary clinics.

This is a 12 month fixed term, 0.3 EFT  position suitable for a Grade 2 AHA. Hours of work may be negotiated upon request. Please contact the VPRS Regional Coordinator to discuss.

The successful applicant should possess a Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance or be working towards same, or similar qualification. A current Victorian Driver’s license, satisfactory National Criminal History Record Check & Working with Children Check are required prior to commencing employment.

The successful applicant will have well-developed time management and problem-solving skills, the ability to prioritise tasks and work under minimal supervision. Applicants should also possess excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively within a team environment. A sound knowledge of computer based software applications including Word/Excel/database management systems is also required.

Our offer to you:

  • FREE Community Connector Program to personally welcome and connect you to our wonderful community

  • Generous salary packaging, subsidised staff parking and discounted leisure memberships

  • Flexible work practices and options to purchase additional leave to support work/life balance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Professional development and study leave to help reach your learning and career goals

  • A confidential employee assistance program (EAP) for you and your loved ones

  • Social club membership offering a range of events, functions and local community discount

  • Our CREATE Outstanding monthly, bi-monthly and annual reward and recognition programme

Applications close: 11 October 2023

Three (3) COVID-19 vaccination doses are a mandatory requirement for this role and seasonal Influenza vaccination (where mandated).

All appointments are made subject to satisfactory police check and Victorian ‘Employee’ Working with Children’s Check. Completion of a Commonwealth of Australia Statutory Declaration is required prior to commencement. GV Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Recruitment agencies should note that GV Health does not accept agency resumes. GV Health is not responsible for any fees related to any unsolicited resumes submitted by Recruitment Agencies.

Allied Health Assistant VPRS

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Hilary Sellars - 58323762

Allied Health Assistant VPRS