Grade 3 Allied Health Professional - Flying Squad

Job posted: 06/03/2023
Applications close: 03/04/2023 (Midnight)
10 days remaining

10 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Research, Medical

Reference: 69638

Reference: 69638

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Research, Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Grade 3 Allied Health Professional – Flying Squad

Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist or other AHP

  • Full Time Fixed Term role (to June 2023, parental leave backfill)
  • Permanent option available for Social Work applicants.
  • Join our highly valued and innovative team as a Grade 3 Allied Health professional
  • Provide clinical excellence for hospital inpatients requiring complex discharge planning
  • Based at city campus, working across city and Royal Park campuses

The Flying Squad is a targeted specialist team of senior Allied Health professionals focused on complex discharge planning throughout the acute hospital, with the aim to reduce patients’ length of stay. This team is involved in complex problem solving and unique discharge planning whilst working alongside the treating multidisciplinary team.

This role presents a unique opportunity to network within Allied Health and more widely throughout the organisation, utilising your clinical skills and experience to transform your career into trans-professional practice. With no two days or complex problems to solve being the same, this is a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the wider organisation and demands of an acute hospital environment.

Please note - recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable candidates are received. Advertising may close prior to the end date.

Your new role:

  • Collaborate with your colleagues, responding to the needs of consumers requiring complex discharge planning during their inpatient stay.
  • Provide excellent clinical care and expertise across but not limited to acute services.
  • Be part of and contribute to dynamic and progressive Allied Health, Medical and Nursing teams.
  • Collaborate with community-based services and organisations in the best interest of the consumer.

About you:

  • You are a qualified and highly skilled Allied Health Professional.
  • You deliver excellent consumer focussed clinical care to patients and their families and/or carers.
  • You demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the experience and skills to mentor and supervise junior staff.
  • You are a quick learner with a proven ability to work autonomously in a hospital environment.

Benefits of working with The Royal Melbourne Hospital:

  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including onsite staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Salary packaging options, monthly ADOs for full time staff (that’s an additional day off every month!), onsite car parking options.
  • Close proximity to excellent cafes and eateries, public transport, and Melbourne CBD.

The RMH stands in solidarity with First Nations people in work and care. We are proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.



For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and, where applicable, Working With Children Check (WWCC). All RMH employees are required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment including evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 (3 doses) prior to commencement. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health's Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19.

Grade 3 Allied Health Professional - Flying Squad

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Lorri Chandler - 0419 053 743
Jane Jolley - 0429 926 357

Grade 3 Allied Health Professional - Flying Squad