Allied Health Developmental and Autism Service Coordinator

Job posted: 12/05/2020
Applications close: 26/05/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Children's Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 35545

Reference: 35545

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Allied Health Developmental and Autism Assessment Coordinator


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  • Fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.

With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.

The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/

Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au

This Position: 

Sits within the Allied Health directorate and specifically within Stepped Care project, with the primary purpose being to provide coordination of Allied Health neurodevelopmental assessment clinics such as the Autism Multidisciplinary Developmental Assessment Clinic (AMDAC) and the Allied Health Developmental Assessment Clinic (AHDAC). It may also be required to provide triage of assessments as well as specific developmental and autism assessments. The role will further strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders involved with autism and developmental assessment


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with other professionals to organise and coordinate multidisciplinary clinics involved with the developmental assessment of children

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, including other professionals, departments and community agencies

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, including when concerns around a child are raised initially by a care provider

  • Excellent clinical skills and knowledge in the assessment and provision of services to children with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities/delays

  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!

Why work at the RCH?

The RCH offer a range of benefits which support and reward staff both personally and professionally.

Our staff benefits include award winning facilities and campus partnerships, Professional development and events, an award winning Health and wellbeing program and financial benefits.

To learn more about our staff benefits please go to: https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/ The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

Are you ready to join our team? 

For more information about the position, please review the position description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now”

Allied Health Developmental and Autism Service Coordinator

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Susan Greaves - 93459300
Bernadette O'Connor - 93459300

Allied Health Developmental and Autism Service Coordinator