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Allied Heath Assistant

Job posted: 13/09/2021
Applications close: 27/09/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 49479

Reference: 49479

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.


About Monash


Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.


Monash Health Community’s guiding principle is contemporary person-centered care and proactively supports our community to improve and maintain health, independence and wellbeing by coordinating and providing care across multiple settings while supporting clients to live their best lives.  The Aged and Community Care Program consist of a multi-disciplinary team providing an interdisciplinary service to support frail older people, younger people with disabilities and their carers.  The program aims to keep the client independent within their community, proactively promoting health and independence, and self-management whilst assisting with timely interventions to prevent deterioration of the condition, and admission to hospital and or residential care.


About the Role


The Aged and Community Care Program consists of a multi-disciplinary team (approximately 35EFT) providing an interdisciplinary service to support frail older people, younger people with disabilities and their carers.


The Grade 3 Allied Health Assisant is responsible for working within the Aged and Community Care department to provide best practice patient care, achieve maximal operational effectiveness, develop organisational competencies, and create strong partnerships within and outside Monash Health in collaboration with Senior Clinician, and Team Leaders.  The program aims to keep the client independent within their community, proactively promoting health and independence, and self-management whilst assisting with timely interventions to prevent deterioration of the condition, and admission to hospital and or residential care.


The Allied Health Assistant is responsible for working under the Supervision and Delegation of Allied Health Professionals within the Aged and Community Care team to assist therapists in the provision of best practice patient centred care and support the smooth operation of the Aged and Community Care Program through non-clinical duties.


This position is based at Cranbourne but may be required to work at any of the Monash Health sites.


Monash Health employee benefits:



  • Salary packaging

  • Discounted banking (BankVic)

  • Access to professional development courses and seminars


Monash Health will offer:



  • Salary packaging

  • Friendly and supportive culture

  • Opportunity to experience various teams

  • On-going supervision and professional development


How to Apply


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.  Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:



  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation.


A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made

Allied Heath Assistant

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

James Van Elewoud - 5990 6789

Allied Heath Assistant