Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant

Job posted: 17/06/2022
Applications close: 01/07/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Medical, Aged Care

Reference: 46111

Reference: 46111

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Medical, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Allied Health Assistant to work on a temporary part time basis (0.7 EFT) within the RAH (Rapid Allied Health) and the ACE ED Care Coordination teams at Western Health.

About the Unit

The Rapid Allied Health (RAH) at home service aims to prevent avoidable hospital admissions and presentations to ED by providing a rapid response and short term Allied Health Intervention. RAH accepts referrals from (but not limited to): Emergency Department Care Coordinators, Internal WH wards, External Hospitals, General Practitioners, Medical specialists, and Ambulance Victoria. The RAH team consists of occupational therapist, physiotherapists and social workers and is integrated with the ACE ED Care Coordination team.

About the Role

This role will involve providing allied health assistant intervention in patients’ homes to support safe discharge or to prevent hospitalization. The caseload is varied and will include patients with acute and chronic presentations, often on the background of complex psychosocial situations. We are seeking an applicant who enjoys working in dynamic teams with an ever changing and fast paced environment and is committed to providing best patient care.

To be successful in this role you:

  • Will hold an Allied Health Assistant Qualification

  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Have extensive experience working in a healthcare setting

  • Hold a current Victorian Driver's Licence

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant

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Jacinta Brenan - 0481476522
Cath Grant - 0466469372

Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant