The OpportunityJoin our highly experienced and supportive Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology community based team for adults 18 years and over. We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Allied Health Assistant to join our team.  With a variety of case mix including aged care and complex disability, this is an opportunity for professional growth and development, in a role which will be highly rewarding for an enthusiastic Allied Health Assistant.The purpose of this position is to assist our Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists with individual and group clinical services, support for client care and administrative duties as directed by the allied health professional.This position will be working principally with the Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology team to provide services for clients 18 years and over with chronic conditions, complex disability and frail, older people.  Services will include home based and centre based interventions as required.This position is an integral part of a growing Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology team, where we strongly embed frameworks of supervision, competency credentialing, professional development and continuous quality improvement Skills & ExperienceHold an Allied Health Assistant –Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance or equivalentExperience in an Allied Health Assistant role within a health environment desirable.Demonstrate an understanding and ability to work with older people, people with disability and multiple care needsDemonstrates a capacity to work flexibly across a range of therapeutic and program related activities.Experienced in communicating and working with people from a diverse range of social, cultural and ethnic backgroundsKey skills and attributes as outlined in the Position Description. COVID-19 Vaccination CertificateIn line with the Access COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Victorian Government's Public Health Order, it is a mandatory condition of employment for a successful applicant to provide Access with evidence of their Covid-19 Vaccination prior to appointment. Culture & BenefitsPeople love working at Access Health & Community because we offer:Strong supervision frameworkCommitment to ongoing Professional DevelopmentPositive team cultureCOVID safe working arrangements that include flexible work from home, established telehealth work practices, comprehensive IT support, and focus on staff wellbeing and healthGenerous salary packaging opportunitiesCommitment to work-life balancePaid parental leaveAnnual Leave Loading About Access Health & CommunityWe are a not for profit community health organisation operating in over twelve locations across Melbourne.  With caring at our centre, our mission is to build healthier lives together with our communities and deliver excellent health services for all.  AccessHC delivers medical, health and community services for all ages.  We employ over 250 employees across Eastern Melbourne. To ApplyPlease submit your application through Seek including your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.  Please refer to the position description on the ad on our website for the key selection criteria and further information: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/. Applications Close:   5th December 2021Access Health and Community is a Child Safe Organisation. Access Health and Community is committed to protecting the health and safety of our workers and those who attend our services.  As per Access policy and the Victorian Government public health order, successful applicants will need to provide evidence of their COVID Vaccination prior to appointment.Access Health and Community is a provider of disability services. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a NDIS Screening Check and if necessary, an International Police check prior to any appointment. Access Health and Community actively encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples and people from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background    Position Description 30 AUD Melbourne 3000

Allied Health Assistant - Grade 2

  • Permanent Full-Time Position
  • Generous Salary Packaging Options available
  • Flexible work arrangement options available

The Opportunity

Join our highly experienced and supportive Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology community based team for adults 18 years and over. We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Allied Health Assistant to join our team.  With a variety of case mix including aged care and complex disability, this is an opportunity for professional growth and development, in a role which will be highly rewarding for an enthusiastic Allied Health Assistant.

The purpose of this position is to assist our Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists with individual and group clinical services, support for client care and administrative duties as directed by the allied health professional.

This position will be working principally with the Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology team to provide services for clients 18 years and over with chronic conditions, complex disability and frail, older people.  Services will include home based and centre based interventions as required.

This position is an integral part of a growing Occupational Therapy and Speech Pathology team, where we strongly embed frameworks of supervision, competency credentialing, professional development and continuous quality improvement

 

Skills & Experience

  • Hold an Allied Health Assistant –Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance or equivalent
  • Experience in an Allied Health Assistant role within a health environment desirable.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and ability to work with older people, people with disability and multiple care needs
  • Demonstrates a capacity to work flexibly across a range of therapeutic and program related activities.
  • Experienced in communicating and working with people from a diverse range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • Key skills and attributes as outlined in the Position Description.

 

COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate

In line with the Access COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Victorian Government's Public Health Order, it is a mandatory condition of employment for a successful applicant to provide Access with evidence of their Covid-19 Vaccination prior to appointment.

 

Culture & Benefits

People love working at Access Health & Community because we offer:

  • Strong supervision framework
  • Commitment to ongoing Professional Development
  • Positive team culture
  • COVID safe working arrangements that include flexible work from home, established telehealth work practices, comprehensive IT support, and focus on staff wellbeing and health
  • Generous salary packaging opportunities
  • Commitment to work-life balance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Annual Leave Loading

 

About Access Health & Community

We are a not for profit community health organisation operating in over twelve locations across Melbourne.  With caring at our centre, our mission is to build healthier lives together with our communities and deliver excellent health services for all.  AccessHC delivers medical, health and community services for all ages.  We employ over 250 employees across Eastern Melbourne.

 

To Apply

Please submit your application through Seek including your resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.  Please refer to the position description on the ad on our website for the key selection criteria and further information: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/.

 

Applications Close:   5th December 2021

Access Health and Community is a Child Safe Organisation. 

Access Health and Community is committed to protecting the health and safety of our workers and those who attend our services.  As per Access policy and the Victorian Government public health order, successful applicants will need to provide evidence of their COVID Vaccination prior to appointment.

Access Health and Community is a provider of disability services. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a NDIS Screening Check and if necessary, an International Police check prior to any appointment.

Access Health and Community actively encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples and people from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background

 

 

 

 

Kath Cameron

Manager Occupational Therapy & Speech Pathology

Katherine.Cameron@accesshc.org.au