About Access Health and CommunityWith a history of 150 years and caring at our centre, our mission and commitment is to build healthier lives within our communities and to deliver excellent health and community services for all.  We have a dedicated and experienced team of over 300 employees and 200 volunteers operating across 18 locations. Our people are the centre of everything we do, making a contribution to the wellbeing of the community, making a difference to those that need it most.About the roleWe are seeking a motivated Grade 3 Allied Health Assistant to join our Podiatry, Dietetics and Diabetes team that provides care to our culturally and socially diverse adult clients within Doncaster East. The 24 hour per week position requires rostered hours on a Tuesday’s and Wednesday, with flexibility to complete additional hours Thursday or Friday. This role includes training in podiatry instrument processing and sterilisation, and opportunities for further professional development.What you will be doingAppointment coordination and other administrative tasksData recording, collation of referral and medical history informationClinical room preparation and podiatry instrument sterilisationLiaise and correspond with relevant care providers such as referrers and allied health professionals; and notify allied health or nursing team members of any care concernsAssist clinicians during client consults and attend home visits with clinicians if requiredWhat you will bring Key Selection CriteriaCertificate IV Allied Health Assistant or relevant work experience, training and educationMinimum of 3 years work experience in an Allied Health Assistant role or within a healthcare environmentDemonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary service and team environment, with onsite or remote supervisionAbility to multi-task with efficiency, reliability, and confidence to work independentlyStrong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsAttributesAn ability to work sensitively with people of diverse cultures, abilities, ages, sexualities and gender identitiesCommitment to continuous quality improvement and health promotion principlesStrong communication and interpersonal skillsExperience using TrakCare, My Aged Care, and Microsoft Office will be highly regardedEffective time management and prioritisation skillsDemonstrated behaviours consistent with Access Health and Community valuesAccess Health and Community Culture & BenefitsThe reasons why people love working at Access Health and Community:Not only will you benefit from a rewarding and challenging career; you will thrive in our collaborative and supportive culture where you will make a positive difference each day giving back to those that need it most.Enjoy the extensive Access Health and Community range of benefits that are on offer;A truly supportive and valued based culture and engaged workforceA culture of trust and empowerment for people to grow and thriveCommitment to a work-life balance with flexible working conditionsAn authentic focus on staff wellbeing and health - Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Generous salary packaging opportunities (up to $15,990 per annum + meals/entertainment expenses)A commitment to ongoing professional development and career growthPaid parental leave and opportunity to purchase additional leaveAnnual leave LoadingAccess Health and Community have an authentic commitment to the health and wellbeing of our staff: Wellbeing Connector Program  A network of 20 peer supporters called Wellbeing Connectors that are there to talk with their colleagues about mental health  Personal Resilience Plans Every staff member at AccessHC have the opportunity to complete a Personal Resilience Plan with the support of his or her manager. These plans are a proactive approach to addressing and navigating workplace stress  Wellbeing Information Sessions Access to recorded Wellbeing Sessions: staff have access to a number of recorded sessions facilitated by experts in the field addressing self-care, vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, burnout and dealing with difficult behaviours from clients The Wellness Well The Wellness Well: An internal grants program that provides staff with upwards of $5,000 to implement activities that benefit physical, social and mental wellbeing  Employee Assistance ProgramWe offer counseling for our people through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP). You can access up to three sessions in a 12-month period Wellbeing Days  Available annually to all permanent and fixed term full-time and part time employees an opportunity to take a day off from work for your self-care and wellbeing  Environmental Impact initiativesAccess Health and Community is a City Switch member, committed to reducing environmental impact.  We have implemented initiatives to reduce e-waste (e.g. recycling old computers, monitors and ink cartridges) and waste separation, plus allocated a pin to print for all staff to reduce and cut down waste production and printingApply NowIf you are interested in this position and you are passionate about working alongside a collaborative and supportive team, please submit your resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria.Please reach out to for further information and/or the opportunity to discuss this role, contact Tanith Lamaro, Manager, Podiatry, Dietetics and Diabetes Nurse Education E:Tanith.lamaro@accesshc.org.auPlease refer to the position description on our website for the key selection criteria information: https://accesshc.org.au/careers/Apply now so not to miss this opportunity, as we will be assessing applications as they are submitted.Applications close date: 31st May 2023.Access Health and Community is a Child Safe Organisation that values inclusivity and diversity. We encourage applications form people with disabilities, those with mental health and/or AOD recovery experience, and those with diverse genders and sexualities. We also support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those form culturally and linguistically diverse background. As a vaccine positive organisation, we encourage COVID-19 vaccinations and offer disability services, requiring successful applicants to undergo a NDIS Workers Screening Check, WWW Check, and potentially an International Check.Position Description AUD Doncaster East 3109